Canteen. Bar. Club.

Soup Kitchen's Events

Our intimate basement hosts a diverse cross-section of local and international bands, DJs, producers and musicians.

In the ground floor kitchen and bar space we have regular DJ sessions from some of Manchester's most renowned and respected selectors and collectors.

We have won -
Best newcomer 2013 - Manchester evening news
Best night club 2013 - Manchester evening news
Best live music venue 2013 - design my night.
Best 10 nights clubs in the uk - The Guardian 2015

18. Nov 16

False Advertising, Horsebeach co-headline. w/ Narcs, Thing

False Advertising and Horsebeach team up for an end of year co-headline show at Soup Kitchen on Friday November 18th. Support from NARCS and thing.

False Advertising
Typifying all that is still so vital about raw, energetic live music. Grunge / garage trio False Advertising return with their blistering...

18. Nov 16

Adapt 6th Birthday w/ PEARL (Falling Ethics)

For our 6th Birthday celebrations we are really pleased to bring you P.E.A.R.L!

Inspired by the British heritage in his productions, this Santander-born Cantabrian is one of the best known young producers from the Spanish peninsula. For eight years he was one half of the techno duo Agony Forces, playing...

19. Nov 16

Fairchild // Young Monarch // High Tide 15:47 // Carnival Club

FAIRCHILD
"From Australia, a new group who raid the 1980s new-wave archives with beautiful results" The Sunday Times
https://www.facebook.com/wearefairchild
https://soundcloud.com/wearefairchild
Twitter: @wearefairchild

YOUNG MONARCH
"An engaging blend of ambient sounds, classical instruments and soulful...

19. Nov 16

Swing Ting featuring Jubilee (Mixpak NYC)

Swing Ting featuring JUBILEE
'longside ST resident selectas

Fresh from releasing her debut 'After Hours' LP on New York's Mixpak records we're overjoyed to have dope producer and DJ Jubilee return to shell down another Soup Kitchen session.

See you in the dance!

£5 all night

22. Nov 16

Dreezy live at Soup Kitchen

Live Nation present

DREEZY
+ guests TBC

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
http://www.seetickets.com/event/dreezy/soup-kitchen/1039932

Dreezy is one of the game’s most promising artists, a lyricist equally adept at delivering mind-blowing punchlines, riveting street-based stories, introspective selections and...

23. Nov 16

Man & The Echo + Sugarmen

‘The Man And The Echo is a poem by W.B. Yeats. It’s about a man who is thinking of ending his life, but when he shouts out that he is going to lie down and die, he hears the echo and argues with it, deciding that he wants to live. It has a personal significance. I also think it’s a really cool...

24. Nov 16

Three Trapped Tigers / Soup Kitchen / Thurs 24th Nov

Very pleased to be welcoming back Three Trapped Tigers to Manchester this time at Soup Kitchen. Tickets on sale Friday 9am!

Three Trapped Tigers are a band for which genres and labels struggle to keep up; they move - often at breakneck speed - from screeching, effect-laden guitars, an arsenal of...

24. Nov 16

Three Trapped Tigers live at Soup Kitchen

Three Trapped Tigers come to Soup Kitchen this November with support from The Physics House Band!

Three Trapped Tigers are a band for which genres and labels struggle to keep up; they move - often at breakneck speed - from screeching, effect-laden guitars, an arsenal of glistening sci-fi synths, pummelling...

24. Nov 16

Banana Hill with Brotherhood Sound System (free entry)

for our final Manchester knees up of 2016 we welcome George from Brotherhood Sound System over from Leeds to play our fave basement.

FREE ENTRY before midnight if you add your name to the event wall. You may use a fake name - funniest one wins a free drink, party hat, a mince pie and a firm handshake....

25. Nov 16

NIMMO

SJM present

NIMMO
+ guests TBA

On sale NOW
http://gigst.rs/Nimmo

"Their songs are clever, populist without pandering. Each is forcefully sung, catchy as hell, but less in a bubblegum-bouyant than a subtly ingratiating way, and with a downside-of-love lyric that begs repeated listens. It's pop for grownups with shattered lives." - The Guardian

25. Nov 16

Rhythm Theory: Emmanuel (Arts)

Born in Greece and now based in Berlin. Emmanuel Beddewela is the creator of one of the most respected labels of recent times ‘ARTS ltd’ and his new label ‘Darkmatter Inc’, which boast an impeccable catalouge of releases from the likes of Cleric, Dax J, Keith Carnal, Subjected and the recent...

26. Nov 16

Bong / Tomaga / Lake of Snakes / Bodies on Everest / KMA DJs

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BONG

Back after a brief hiatus and returning in their original state as a power trio.

Solemn in its delivery and frightening in its implications, as masters of mesmeric drone, freeing listeners from the increasingly unfamiliar material world and mercifully trapping them in the weightlessness...

28. Nov 16

MPF Presents: A FAT WRECK Film Screening at Soup Kitchen.

MPF very proudly presents the official Manchester screening of long awaited punkumentary 'A FAT WRECK'.

***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!!***

Fat Wreck Chords... The influential music label proud to say they've spent the past 25 years "ruining punk rock". A Fat Wreck tells the story of founders Fat Mike...

28. Nov 16

♛ Remake Remodel 6th Birthday Bash ♛

FREE CAKE, BUBBLY, RR MIX CD'S + FACE PAINTING + PSYCHEDELIC PARTY HATS FOR ALL! + LET US KNOW YOUR FAVOURITE TRACK FROM RR OVER THE YEARS BY POSTING BELOW!

Come celebrate 6 years of The Nations Saving Grace Of Alternative, Rock n Roll and party like it's 1969 with us across 2 floors at Soup! Plus...

30. Nov 16

Mystic Braves with Freakout Honey + The 99 Degree

DHP PRESENTS

MYSTIC BRAVES
with guests FREAKOUT HONEY + THE 99 DEGREE

30TH NOV // 7PM
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
http://www.seetickets.com/event/mystic-braves/soup-kitchen/991712

Mystic Braves’ might be rooted in the psychedelic scene of the 1960s, but the band’s moment is happening right now.
After...