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

01. Jun 17

Guadalupe Plata

If the Spanish town of Úbeda had its own rogues gallery honouring the misfits and outlaws whose boots had scuffed its dusty ground, three ‘Wanted’ posters would surely hang; a trio of mug shots simply referred to as ‘Guadalupe Plata’ – the most deathly delta blues outfit to ever emerge from...

02. Jun 17

Molly Nilsson and Apostille live at Soup Kitchen

Comfortable On A Tightrope and Now Wave collaborate once more to welcome Molly Nilsson back to Manchester.

Her new, career defining LP 'Imaginations' arrives on the 26th of May via Night School and her own Dark Skies Association.


That we live in a...

04. Jun 17

Gnoomes at Soup Kitchen 4th June

The Beauty Witch and Grey Lantern present

More tbc

From adversity can come triumph, and from catharsis inspiration. Such has been the case for GNOOMES, the threesome hailing from Perm, Russia, whose second release for Rocket Recordings, ‘Tschak!’ arrives in the wake of considerable turbulence...

08. Jun 17

Joe Purdy live at Soup Kitchen

Kilimajaro present

+ Guests TBA

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Joe Purdy is an American folk and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, mandolin and harmonica player, hailing from Northwest Arkansas, in the U.S.

Prior to becoming known for his well-crafted and thoughtful folk...

11. Jun 17

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's debut Manchester headline show

Soup Kitchen are pleased to present the debut Manchester headlining show of...

+ guests TBA

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For our money, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith released two of the finest records of 2016 in EARS...

17. Jun 17

The Space Lady live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen and Comfortable On A Tightrope present the Manchester return of...

+ guests TBA

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The "outsider musician" label was created with her: Susan Dietrich, better known as The Space Lady, possibly the...

18. Jun 17

Sweet Baboo

Moshi Moshi are excited to announce the new album from Sweet Baboo, aka North Wales’ musician Stephen Black, on 2 June. “When you feel the need for space, run away from place to place,” he sings, offering an irresistible invitation: “Here’s two train tickets, let’s go!” After the Harry...