Abandon Presents: Bands in a Brewery - Big End Of Summer Bash!

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Saturday 20 September 2014
17:00 - 01:00
Standard £6
Live Music
Rock n Roll

Abandon is a live music and alternative club night showcasing music in some of the most obscure places in and around the city of Manchester. Next event is for our big end of summer bash at First Chop Brewing Arm; a crazy and unique brewery venue operating out of a railway arch in sunny Salford.

Food, acoustic acts, bands and DJs spinning the likes of indie, rock n roll, psychedelia and more from 5pm till 1am, all in celebration of live music, Manchester talent, strange spaces and the end of summer. From sunshine fueled acoustic guitars to full on noisy, rock n roll bands, our Bands in a Brewery promises to be our maddest party yet!

Acoustic Lineup 5-8.30 in the Secret Garden

  • Setting SunsAcoustic/Electric guitar based duo comprising warm, melodic rhythm coupled with atmospheric, bright electric components. 
  • Shauna MackinInspired by the likes of Dusty Springfield, Peggy Lee and more recently Imelda May, Shauna’s distinctive voice has gained her outstanding recognition around the Greater Manchester area.
  • Troubadour's GraveA folk/rock act creating a sound that is reminiscent of rolling around in the lush, long grass on a hot summer's day 

Band Lineup 8.45 -11 in the Brewery Arch

  • Black Sonic Revolver (Headliners)Indie/Rock 
  • Hot VestryThe band marry big pop hooks with esoteric flourishes, juddering rhythms and an impressive questing spirit with their their genre-straddling experimental pop (MEN)
  • Devil In My BonesGrunge, Blues , Folk , Rock 

Afterparty 11-1am in the Brewery Arch

Abandon DJs: Indie, rock n roll, post-punk, new wave, psychedelia, baggy, Brit-Pop

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First Chop Brewing Arm
Unit 3 Trinity Row, Manchester, M3 5EN



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