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Just announced: BC Camplight, 22nd April.

BC Camplight

22 April / 19:30 / More Info / Tickets on sale 10:00, 27 November

Hey! Manchester and Now Wave present BC Camplight.

Philadelphian turned Mancunian BC Camplight (Brian Christinzio) was banned from the UK last January on the eve of releasing what should have been one of the most celebrated records in recent years. How To Die In The North (Bella Union) was praised as a bold maniacal psych masterpiece which showcased Christinzio’s singular twisted talents for genre-melding songwriting and psychoactive production.

However, the country-less Christinzio was forced to watch the ill-fated campaign deteriorate from the sidelines following his expulsion from his home and most supportive territory. Despite continuing to tour in America and mainland Europe, Brian felt the spirit of the record left him when he left his beloved adopted home town. But now the former War On Drugs live member turned rogue cult figure is coming home.

Anyone who has seen BC Camplight on stage will tell you this prodigious live experience should not be missed. Full Dates for BC Camplight’s ‘Band in the UK’ tour will be announced in the coming weeks.

Just announced: DJ KRUSH, 18th March.


18 March / 20:00 / More Info / Buy Tickets

Band on the Wall welcomes the Godfather of the electronic beats scene, DJ KRUSH.

Despite his enormous influence, DJ KRUSH has always been a live performer at heart, honing his skills to perfection throughout the years and now capable of building layer after layer after layer of drum samples to the point where his audience have no choice but to completely lose it and immerse themselves fully in the wonderful, dark, and downright genius world of DJ KRUSH.

KRUSH began pursuing his solo career after the break-up of the group in 1992, and soon grabbed people's attention as the first DJ to use turntables as live instruments, doing sessions with live musicians on stage. He released his debut album "KRUSH" in January 1994, and has since then released numerous records around the globe. All his solo releases have ranked high in various charts in & out of Japan, and his 6th album "Zen" had been highly acclaimed and awarded the Best Electronica Album in 2002 AIFM Awards (US).

He continues to transcend all barriers, leaving distinctive footsteps of his own, achieving ever-increasing acclamation as an international artist. 

KRUSH's evolved deep sound resonates through the world.

Just announced: Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. Smoove & Turrell live, 20th December.

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. Smoove & Turrell live

20 December / 21:00 / More Info / Buy Tickets

The Funk & Soul Show goes live for what is now considered one of Manchester's biggest and friendliest club nights featuring a full live set by the mighty Smoove & Turrell followed by DJ, actor and funkster about town Craig Charles manning the decks until 3am.

For those of you who don't already, Geordie electronic duo Smoove & Turrell are at the head of the pack of the new UK funk and soul scene. Fronted by the fabulously gutsy and gravelly voice of Turrell, they mix up contemporary electronic soul rhythms with old school stylings to wonderful effect. With an obvious love and northern soul and deep, dancefloor-bumping funk, it's retro-future party music of the highest order. Performing a full live set before Mr Craig Charles takes over on the decks, expect this to be the only party you’ll want to be at this month.

Just announced: The Brew, 9th April.

The Brew

09 April / 18:00 / More Info / Buy Tickets

The Brew have gone from strength to strength since the release of their international breakthrough The Joker in 2008. With two subsequent studio projects and a powerhouse live album, this award-winning trio has grown into one of Europe's most potent rock acts, combining the musicianship of classic rock with youthful energy and a brash, contemporary outlook. The band appeared twice on Germany’s Prestigious Rockpalast show and has toured with the likes of ZZ Top, and Lynryd Skynryd, played alongside legends as Jeff Beck, Joe Bonemassa, Chickenfoot, and Joe Satriani to name only a few.

"the best three piece to come out of the UK in 20 years.." It's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine

Just announced: NYE Funk & Soul Party ft. Myles Sanko, live, 31st December.

NYE Funk & Soul Party ft. Myles Sanko, live

31 December / 21:00 / More Info / Buy Tickets

This New Year’s Eve, Band on the Wall helps you groove your way into 2016 with the biggest funk and soul party in town!

We have a special live set from one of the hottest soul stars around – Myles Sanko ( – an act described by our own funkmeister Craig Charles as “one of the freshest talents in the UK” This party will mark the end of a truly stellar year for Myles and he performs for us hot off the heels of his European tour with Gregory Porter.

Resident DJs Mikey Funkhouser (aka Mikey DON) and Jonny Shire will keep your feet moving to the authentic sounds of funk & soul, promising to keep you dancing into 2016.

Expect a night of floor fillers, great drinks, good company and of course, truly outstanding funk and soul!

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