This week’s gigs to check out in Manchester: 27th January - 3rd February 2017

The King Blues, Joris Voorn Presents: Spectrum, Royal Canoe, The Head and the Heart, Matthew and the Atlas

By Manchester's Finest | 26 January 2017

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The King Blues
British punk rock band from London credited for fusing punk and hip hop together; The King Blues were last around in 2012 they are back touring with some new material; they play Academy 3 on Tuesday.

Joris Voorn Presents: Spectrum
Big party night on at the Albert Hall this Saturday, to shake the January blues. Joris Voorn headlines a night and is joined by Techno goddess Maya Jane Coles, also Trevino and Krysko.

Royal Canoe
Royal Canoe is a Canadian indie / pop gospel band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 6-piece have a very unusual sound; they play Manchester’s smallest most intimate stage at the Castle Hotel on Tuesday. The band have recently realised their second album ‘Something Got Lost Between Here and the Orbit’

The Head and the Heart
The Head and the Heart is an American indie folk band full of charm and beautiful harmonies and thumping percussions, the band have just realised their Warner Bros debut album ‘Signs of Light’. If you are a fan of The Lumineers or Of Monsters and men, check them out, they play Gorilla on Wednesday.

Matthew and the Atlas
Soup Kitchen 3rd Feb

Matthew Hegarty (AKA Matthew And The Atlas) is a British songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Mathew is one to watch out for, possibly a new Ben Howard? Previously supporting Mumford & Sons he is doing well. Last year he played Manchester’s Deaf Institute, he is back in town playing Soup Kitchen, next Friday 3rd.