With Easter just around the corner, we’ve got all our fingers crossed that the snow and rain has come to an end and Spring can finally begin! If you’re looking for a great night out this Easter, then Band on the Wall has you covered with six stunning shows from DJ Krush, African Head Charge and more…
Easter Thursday // 29/03 // 9pm
DJ KRUSH + DJs Joe W (Mind on Fire) + Lowell (Out of Quiet)
Renowned producer DJ KRUSH returns to Band on the Wall to kick off the Easter weekend with another unstoppable set. Born in 1962 in Tokyo, KRUSH is a gifted DJ with superb ability in mixing and composing and renowned name on the international club scene. KRUSH began his solo career in 1992, and soon grabbed people’s attention as the first DJ to use turntables as a live instrument.
Good Friday // 30/03 // 7pm
KNOWER (full band) + Skeltr *SOLD OUT*
Futuresonic funk-pop duo KNOWER take over the Band on the Wall stage on Good Friday for a huge SOLD OUT show. Their sound is a unique and energetic crossover of dubstep grooves, deep harmonies and funky vocals into an incredibly imaginative off-world experience, demonstrated perfectly in their viral hit ‘Overtime’.
Good Friday // 30/03 // 11pm
KNOWER Free Afterparty w/ Werkha DJ Set
After the KNOWER show, we’re throwing a free afterparty with very special guest Werkha getting behind the wheels. Werkha is a sonically brave producer who dabbles in live instrumentation, band arrangement, electronic production, DJ and remix work. His fans include THUMP, Eton Messy, Rob da Bank, Lauren Laverne and more. Sign up for free entry here.
Easter Saturday // 31/03 // 9pm
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. The Hempolics
It’s an Easter Weekend Funk & Soul Club special with resident funkster Craig Charles manning the decks, after The Hempolics bring their organic, rootsy and flavoursome sound to Band on the Wall with a live set. There’s not many better Saturday nights in Manchester than the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, tickets sell out in advance, so get yours now.
Easter Sunday // 01/04 // 7:30pm
African Head Charge + Nick Sinna (NTS Radio)
Dub reggae and electronica pioneers African Head Charge land at Band on the Wall on Easter Sunday with an epic new live show featuring an original lineup of world-class musicians and state-of-the-art A/V. Pulsating with tribal drumbeats and chanting from the soul of Africa, African Head Charge fuse together primal rhythms with heavy psychedelic dub, roots reggae and 21st-century electronica.
Easter Sunday // 01/04 // 11pm
Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation
The party continues with another edition of Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation at Band on the Wall. Join Trevor as he throws down back to back soul and RnB club anthems!
Easter Monday // 02/04 // 7pm
SKENGDO x AM + special guests
Rising stars of the grime scene Skengdo x AM wrap up an unstoppable Easter weekend at Band on the Wall. Please note: this show has been upgraded from the Deaf Institute due to high demand. Original tickets remain valid.
Tickets for all shows are available here.