Pocket Central + DJ

  • Friday | 13.07.12
  • 8.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £14 (door)&...

Manchester Jazz Festival opens at Band on the Wall with Manchester favourite Pocket Central performing strong original songs in the vein of Tower of Power, James Brown and Steely Dan –  underpinned by tight ensemble passages and performed with exceptional musicianship and a sense of fun. A celebratory vibe for the opening gig of this year’s festival, which will also see the launch of their long-awaited album. DJ sets after the gig. 

Pocket Central

Neil Fairclough – bass guitar, lead vocals
Kirsty Roberts – vocals 
Phil Nicholas – trumpet, flugelhorn
Steve Parry – trumpet
Andy Morel – alto & baritone saxophones, vocals
Tim France – tenor saxophone, flute 
Sam Healey – tenor saxophone
Johnny Hayes – guitar, vocals
Steve Hayes – guitar
Neil Edwards – keyboards, vocals
Johnny Musgrave – keyboards
Bryan Hargreaves – drums, vocals

This show starts at 8pm but our Picturehouse cafe bar is open earlier for food and drinks.

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A Manchester Jazz Festival event in association with Band on the Wall