Jukestrings

JukestrIngs

Location: St Werburgh's Church
Dates: Friday 20 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £3 / £2 here This performance at the Chorlton Arts Festival will showcase how versatile and diverse a string quartet really can be. Performing in a relaxed setting, Jukestrings will take their audience on an engaging musical journey through several different genres including Classical,…

Rubber Duck Orchestra smaller

The Rubber Duck Orchestra

Location: Chorlton Irish Club
Dates: Friday 20 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £7 available here Buzzing from headline performances at WOMAD 2015 and Boomtown Fair Festival, The Rubber Duck Orchestra present a night of Balkan Stomp madness weaving Balkan, Roma, Klezmer and Swing into an unabashed frenetic vibe! Expect big sounds from 7 barmy, brassy, stomping…

Jukebox Cabaret

Jukebox Cabaret: Hanging On The Microphone

Location: Dulcimer
Dates: Friday 20 May, 2016 ...

Free Welcome to Jukebox Cabaret, a sly confection of subversive vignettes, poignant reflections and playful verse, all marinated in leftfield whimsy; dovetailed by a live selection of classic pop and rock. If you think you know ‘Planet Earth’, think again. “I wonder what happened to my…

Vonnegut Collective

The Vonnegut Collective

Location: St Ninian's Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Free The eccentric English composer, Cornelius Cardew was passionate about involving people in his music, young/old, trained/untrained, and Autumn60 is one piece which highlights this brilliantly. In this event the Vonnegut Collective will perform this baffling but beautiful work alongside a brand new composition – Spring16…

Capture

Polar Institute

Location: St Werburgh's Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

£3 on the door Polar Institute bridges classical music, post-rock and modern jazz. The group features piano, cello, flute, voice, percussion and electric guitar, with each member bringing experience from a different musical background. The music was initially inspired by composer Rob Thorpe’s experience visiting…

Capture

Da Capo Duo

Location: Chorlton Methodist Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Free Formed in September 2003 at the Royal Northern College of Music, Da Capo Duo has firmly established itself as a versatile performing ensemble. The Duo has performed in masterclasses and studied with eminent teachers including Gordon Crosskey, Craig Ogden, Richard Davis and Karen Jones….

Manchester Young Musicians

Manchester Young Musicians Family Showcase

Location: The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Free Manchester Young Musicians is as creative group which inspires children to love music. The Intermediate and Advanced groups will perform a variety of songs, instrumental pieces, Dalcroze plastique and “Stomp” style choreography, showing how learning an instrument combined with creative movement and choreography is…

Faitala cropped for website

Faitala & Friends

Location: Dulcimer
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £4 advance here (£5 on the door) Alt-pop trio FAITALA host an evening showcasing emerging acts from the North-West that are doing things differently. Joining FAITALA will be enchanting experimental dream-pop duo O>L>A, exciting new synth-pop act Lynch (Think David Byrne meets Beck), and…

GSD Ensemble

GSD Ensemble

Location: Chorlton Central Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

£4 on the door The GSD Ensemble are a Manchester based group that play original music that combines qualities of various genres of music, notably jazz, classical, Latin, folk, dub-reggae, and more. Two worlds come together as a smooth sounding string quartet joins a trio…

Capture

Ordsall Acapella Singers

Location: St Ninian's Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £5 / £3 available here About 10 years ago a few people gathered together in the Neighbourhood Centre in Ordsall to start what would become an award winning choir. Since then countless concerts, competitions, songs and rehearsals have crafted a 50 strong choir that…