This week’s gigs to check out in Manchester: 9-16 June 2017

Thee Oh Sees // Parklife 2017 // Eric Prydz & Armand Van Helden // Jimmy Carr // DUB FX

By Manchester's Finest | Last updated 16 June 2017

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Thee Oh Sees |14 June|Academy
Thee Oh Sees is an American garage rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1997. The band currently consists of primary songwriter and core member and founder John Dwyer (Guitarist), alongside Tim Hellman, Dan Rincon and Paul Quattrone.Thee Oh Sees represent a purposefully chaotic fusion of guitar and synth noise along with strong melodies. The band are on their 15th album, which arrived in August ‘A Weird Exits’ they play a gig at the Academy on Wednesday. Tickets here.


Parklife 2017 |10 & 11 June|Heaton Park
Parklife returns this weekend with a 2017 line-up that includes the likes of Frank Ocean, The 1975, Boy Better Know, Two Door Cinema, London Grammar, Chase & Status and recently added Skepta. It’s a sell-out so keep your eye out for a ticket.


Eric Prydz & Armand Van Helden|11 June|Albert Hall
Afterlife at Albert Hall on Sunday is a massive line up including Eric Prydz, Armand Van Helden and Hackett. Few tickets available here.


Jimmy Carr|16 June|Albert Hall
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show with ‘The Best Of Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour’. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.


DUB FX|14 June|Gorilla

With the release of his latest album “thinking clear” (august 2016), DUB will be performing a mixture of his new tunes with the classics that got him world wide recognition on YouTube.
Since 2006 dub has dominated the world of street performance as a solo artist using his voice and a loop station. This October he is armed with a live band to bring his usual fusion of reggae, hip hop, jungle and jazz with an extra soulful twist. Dub FX has performed in over 40 countries and almost every major festival worldwide including Glastonbury, Coachella, Sziget, Boomtown, Shambala & Exit. Pick up your ticket here.