The Indigo Kings are a 6 piece band who play original ‘vintage pop’ songs inspired by the jazz, blues and swing beats of yesteryear. They magically fuse together foot-tapping swinging piano, soulful blues guitar & sassy sax; and blend it with dual harmony sweet and saucy vocals.
SOUL SESSIONS BANK HOLIDAY PARTY
A full night of music with the SOUL SESSIONS House Band. Led by Thomas Dibb (Guitar), this is a group of Manchester's finest session musicians. Featuring Craig Hanson (kit), Alan Keary (Bass) and Alex Dee (Guitar/Sax).
Happy Hour 7:30-9
House band The Nightcreatures host a new monthly jam session of music from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Musicians of all kinds are welcome to come and join in performing standard repertoire made famous in The Big Easy as well as other material given the NOLA treatment.
The Sonorous Quartet are a recently formed north west guitar and keyboard led group playing original modern Jazz. With influences ranging from European Jazz to Swing, Bop, Latin and Film Noir their music is diverse and atmospheric . Having played several well received north west gigs , they are sure to provide an evening of compelling emotive music.
Best known for his work with Cinematic Orchestra, guitarist Stuart McCallum has had
a twice monthly residency at the club over the past few years. For this new project,
started during the residency at Matt & Phred's, Stuart teams up his acoustic guitar
with a Manchester tour-de-force - Rioghnach Connolly on vocals, Luke Flowers on drums
Formed in 2010, The Alec Robinson Quartet brings together four distinctive young jazz musicians from the North of England, all of whom met while studying at Leeds College of Music. With a rhythm section led by Alec on piano, and comprising John Marley on bass and Ali Mac on drums, the group features Jazz Yorkshire’s 2010 ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Matt Anderson on tenor sax.
Formed in 2005 in Liverpool to play the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli, as made famous in Paris in the 1930s-1950s (gypsy jazz), This style of music was originally played around the camp fires by the travelling Gypsys , who would party into the night. The music then found its way into the smoky Parisian Bars and Cafes before becoming popular throughout Europe.