TUESDAY MAY 1
POST ROCK / POP
YOUNG MONARCH AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1930
A six-piece ensemble now based in Manchester, Young Monarch’s music ‘sheds light on the emotional vulnerability of young people and the trials and tribulations faced when growing up.’ To hear them perform, click here. For venue details, click here.
OCEAN WISDOM AT CONCORDE 2: 1930-2300 SOLD OUT
Now based in Brighton, London-born rapper Ocean Wisdom has a global following — and some impressive accolades. Two years ago, he managed to fit 4.45 words per second into his track ‘Walkin’ compared to Eminem’s 4.31 words in ‘Rap God’. To see him perform, click here. For venue details, click here
Tickets: This event is marked Sold Out. For possible returns, see Concorde 2’s Twitter page
WEDNESDAY MAY 2
NICK PYNN AT BOM-BANES: 1845 (if dining) or 2000 (performance)
A return to cosy Bom-Banes by the talented multi-instrumentalist and composer Nick Pynn, who is joined on some numbers by fellow musician and vocalist Kate Daisy Grant. This being Bom-Bane’s there’s an option to have a tasty home-cooked supper before the show, or just to come along for the music. You’ll need to book, though. For venue details, click here.
Tickets £18 (with dinner) or £8.
NB this event is marked Sold Out. For possible returns, call 01273 606400
DMA’S AT CONCORDE 2: 1930
Three piece DMA’S formed in six years ago in Sydney, and their sound has been compared to that of Oasis. You can judge for yourself here. Their new album, For Now, has just been released. For venue details, click here
PAPER HAWK AT THE MARLBOROUGH: 2000
With a sound that is gentle, ethereal and intimate, Brighton-based Paper Hawk create ‘a dream-like atmosphere that draws you in and keeps you captivated.’ Tonight they celebrate the launch of their EP, The Tide. To get a taste of their sound, click here. For venue, click here.
IRISH FOLK AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100
An evening of live Irish folk, hosted by the fabulously-named Chicken Shed Zeplin. Musicians are welcome to come along and join in — and everyone is welcome to listen. For venue details, click here.
THURSDAY MAY 3
WE ARE SCIENTISTS AT CONCORDE 2: 1930-2300
Now based in New York, We are Scientists formed in California 18 years ago – they are vocalist Keith Murray and guitarist Chris Cain. Their latest album, Megaplex, has just been released. Cain has described it as ‘Something to dance or fuck to.’ To judge for yourself, click here. For venue details, click here
GYPSY SWING AND CUBAN WITH QUIZAS JAZZ BAND AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100
The Mucky Duck is a friendly pub with a great location, tasty food — and a reliably good taste in music. For venue details, click here