Band on the Wall
- Telephone 01618 341786
- Website www.bandonthewall.org
A not-for-profit venue run by charity Inner City Music that aims to present the best in world music. Live music and club nights cover a wide range of genres including acoustic, rock, ska, funk, reggae and jazz. As well as live events they run an education programme of inspiring, non formal learning; work with Manchester University to offer accredited courses in music industry skills and are the base for Band on the Wall TV. The venue boasts a picturehouse, cafe bar, meeting rooms and breakout spaces as well as an extensive archive of audio-visual recordings of past performances.
Band on the Wall is located in the Northern Quarter just 10 minutes walk from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station and 15 minutes walk from Piccadilly and Victoria Railway Stations. There are no parking spaces at the venue.
There are 45 events at this location
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The Albion Christmas Band
The Albion Christmas Band consists of three Fairport Convention alumni and singer Kellie White.
Banco De Gaia
High energy electronica from Banco de Gaia.
Band On The Wall’s “World Famous” Music Quiz With Elliot Eastwick
Elliot Eastwick hosts the various rounds.
Sun 13 Nov
£1 / 01618 341786
By The Rivers
Self-penned reggae tunes with positive messages from the Leicester-based six-piece.
The guitarist from San Francisco offers an exciting combination of jazz, rock and blues with his three-piece backing band.
Coco Mbassi and Amani
Cameroonian singer-songwriter, who's African roots extend towards gospel, classical, soul, jazz, pop and Latin sounds.
The Comet Is Coming
The Mercury-nominated London-based outfit presents its fusion of jazz, funk and electronica.
This exciting all-star septet summons up an aggressive mid 60s spirit with a potent collection of expansive post-bop originals marked by all the requisite killer instincts and pyrotechnic playing expected of some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today. Experience counts, especially in jazz. The more time musicians…
Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
The US pianist, organist, producer and Snarky Puppy member tours with his band. Not suitable for under 16s.
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers
The BBC radio host and Red Dwarf star delivers his funk and soul set alongside special guests performing live.
Sat 26 Nov
£17 / 01618 341786
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
The TV actor and BBC 6 Music demonstrates his deep love of funk, soul and R&B.
American singer-songwriter and guitarist performs folk-pop and alternative country.
Devo D & PIC Crew Big Birthday Bash
A huge birthday party with a roster of special guests spinning a mix of soul, R&B, reggae and dancehall. Guest DJs include Owen D, Matt Blakk, the Pic Crew, Mafa T, Robbie D and DJ Stretch.
The Bosnian outfit, and notorious leaders in the fight for social change, deliver their fresh take on hip hop, reggae, dub, rock and Bosnian folklore.
Folk Group: Live Picturehouse Session
Brighter Sound presents an evening of traditional Irish folk music with Emma Sweeney on fiddle, Paul Cowham on guitar and the Brighter Sound Folk Group.
Wed 30 Nov
George the Poet
Words from poet George Mpanga, who is known for his socio-political verse and urban beats.
High Hoops Presents Mood II Swing
House, disco, techno, electro and everything in between from house music duo Mood II Swing, otherwise known as songwriter-producer Lem Springsteen and composer-producer John Ciafone.
Scottish soulful pop singer-songwriter Horse McDonald is accompanied by her full band for a performance of songs from her extensive back catalogue. With support from Sandra Macbeth.
How To Dress Well
An atmospheric, drone-infused blend of R&B, ambient music and experimental electronica from musician and producer Tom Krell.
Jazz-funk and acid jazz by the well-established band, led by Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick.
Kindred The Family Soul
Hailing from Philadelphia, the dup performs neo-soul material.
The twins Paris and Amber Strother, plus Anita Bias, who are based in Los Angeles, perform their contemporary R&B material, mixed with elements of other genres.
Singer-songwriter/guitarist playing energetic modern blues-rock.
Lovers Rock Monologues
Music and theatre presented by Janet Kay, Carroll Thompson and Victor Romero Evans, telling hte Lovers Rock tale.
Traditional folk quartet.
The jazz drummer, a former member of seminal contemporary jazz outfit Esbjorn Svensson Trio, performs work from his LP Parachute, supported by guitarist Andreas Hourdakis, Thobias Gabrielson on bass and keys, and Daniel Karlsson on piano and keys.
The Manchester College - Musical Theatre Cabaret
Students studying Musical Theatre at the college present a cabaret showcase.
The Manchester College Musical Theatre Open Mic Night - Halloween Special
Students from the college present an acoustic open mic night with a Halloween theme.
Mon 31 Oct
Free / 01618 341786
Solo performance by the virtuoso guitar player.
Maxi Jazz & The E-Type Boys
Faithless frontman Mazi Jazz leads a blues, funk and dub combo.
The songwriter performs soul music, including tracks from his fourth album, Man About Town.
The Mouse Outfit
Hip hop and rap nonet featuring Dr Syntax and Sparkz.
The Australian piano trio perform to celebrate their 30 years of making music together.
New Year's Eve Funk & Soul Party
Seven-piece funk outfit the Haggis Horns headline a full live show which also features residents and guest DJs.
Richard Hawley Presents Disgraceland ft. Henri Herbert Live
A new night of live music and DJ sets curated by producer, songwriter, guitarist and bona-fide national treasure Richard Hawley. Tonight we present a live performance from the Jim Jones Revue's Henri Herbert, plus a DJ set from Richard Hawley. Henri Herbert is a piano-playing phenomenon, and one of the best and most…
Fri 16 Dec
£14.50 / 01618 341786
Robert Glasper Experiment
The American pianist revisits his electric side following his 2015 acoustic trio gigs, adding a DJ to the line-up, to expand and enhance his highly-acclaimed jazz material.
Goodtime folk with a mix of traditional, contemporary, Klezmer and Celtic by the Bristol-based band.
Skye And Ross from Morcheeba
The duo performs trip hop, electronica and folk rock from the album Skye Ross as well as some of Ross's material from Morcheeba.
Sheffield based duo Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor play ethereal folk-rock and indie-pop.
Smoove & Turrell
A seductive take on Motown, funk and acid jazz from this Geordie vocal duo.
The Steve Rothery Band - Ghosts And Garden Parties
Marillion founder member and guitarist Steve Rothery and his outstanding band return to play tracks from his highly acclaimed solo album 'The Ghosts of Pripyat' followed by a selection of rarely heard early Marillion classics. Support by guitarist Dave Foster and his band Doors 7.30 pm Support 8.00 pm SRB 9.00 pm
Thu 12 Jan 2017
£19.80 / 01618 341786
Calibre, Bane and MC DRS supply drum'n'bass.
Brooklyn rapper on the alternative hip-hop scale who has collaborated with the likes of Mos Def and Madlib.
Poet-guitarists and rock soul rebels from the Southern Sahara desert. Their music expresses the aspirations of their people, the Kel Tamashek or Touareg of the southern Sahara desert.
When Sound Systems Ruled The Dancehall
Six iconic sound systems come together for an unforgettable night for all reggae fans, featuring music by Classic Sound, Hussla, Baron Turbo Charge, King Taurus, Jah Guide, Megatone and more.