Django enthusiasts of the north unite for the Matt and Phreds gypsy jazz jam session!
Gypsy jazz is a form of acoustic jazz first heard in the 1930s by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, the music has been progressing ever since and has become one of Europe's true art forms with thousands flocking every year to Django festivals around the world!
Charlie Cooper writes vintage soul, updated perfectly, sung with deep and husky soul-pipes!
Taking the lead from the lady pianists that have inspired her own writing such as Carol King and Nina Simone, Charlie leads tonight's performance from behind the piano with three of her legendary CC's.
Local guitar hero Stuart McCallum plays his most recent material at Matt & Phreds the 1st Wednesday of each month. Best known for his work with Cinematic Orchestra, Stuart's music fuses electronica, jazz and folk to create a magical combination of both acoustic and electronic instruments that gives his music such a distinctive sound.
Smooth Indigo is made up of musicians based in Manchester, who have been in the music scene for many years, either with other bands, doing solo work and even theatre. This bunch of musicians has done all sorts from festivals, to clubs and pubs, weddings, cruise ship work, to name a few things.
THE NYBB BOY'S ARE BACK!
THE NIGHTCREATURES BAND ARE BACK for a sizzling Hot Mardi Gras night of Live Music!
After decades of breaking new artists, Manchester’s most prolific live music venue is opening itself up to YOU! All we want is your opinion. We know you’ve got unrivalled taste (you’ve been coming here almost as long as we have!) and that’s why we want you to take the helm. This is your opportunity to take control and push the M&P’s music policy to the next level…
Every 1st Monday of the month is the very popular Blues Jam. Our resident band will jam the night away with players of any standard, so bring your guitars, mouth organs, sticks or vocal chords and play the blues. Just seek out Franny when you arrive and they'll give you the lowdown on how it works. All welcome to join in or kick back and watch the players in action!