We’ve still got loads of great free entry showcases taking place this Summer, so save some pennies and come down to Band on the Wall to catch some amazing performances from emerging musicians you need to know.
Free Jazz is our free entry jazz showcase, featuring four young envelope-pushing jazz and crossover acts. After the success of the first two editions, we’re thrilled to welcome an incredible lineup of musicians on 5th August, including funky Manchester outfit INK, sound and visual artists Tryon Collective, Manchester instrumentalists Prato, Bell, Luckin Trio and silicon valley-meets-jazz composer MICHAELBRAILEY. Sign up for free entry here.
August sees five editions of our popular indie music showcase Free Vibes. We’ve teamed up with local tastemakers Amazing Radio and Manchester indie festival Sabotage to bring you five stonking lineups, with live sets from the likes of electronic pop quartet China Lane, alt-folk singer/songwriter Hannah Ashcroft, neo-psych pop Manchester five-piece Heavy on the Magic, Cardiff-based four-piece Sock and loads more. Find out more about each of these nights and sign up for free entry here.
17th August sees the 13th edition of our hip-hop, r&b and urban music showcase Inner City Waves with a huge lineup featuring genre-defying artist Jerome Thomas who stunned audiences at Bluedot and Kendal Calling Festivals, Manchester vocalist and producer Berry Blacc, Brownswood Recordings ‘Future Bubbler’ Aaliyah Esprit, Liverpool funk/jazz/hip-hop outfit Heavy Lemo and electronic pop merchant JAXN. Find out more and sign up for free entry here.