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

04. May 17

Hoops Live at Soup Kitchen

NOW WAVE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME Hoops TO SOUP KITCHEN FOR THEIR DEBUT MANCHESTER SHOW.

WE ARE BIG FANS OF THEIR SELF TITLED E.P RELEASED LAST YEAR AND ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THEIR DEBUT ALBUM RELEASED ON Fat Possum Records TO COINCIDE WITH THIS TOUR.

TICKETS PRICED JUST £7 ARE ON SALE NOW.
http://www.seetickets.com/event/hoops/soup-kitchen/1071437
SUPPORTS TO BE ANNOUNCED CLOSER TO THE SHOW.

05. May 17

The Comet Is Coming + Ata Tat live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen presents the return of Mercury Music Prize nominees

THE COMET IS COMING (LEAF LABEL)
plus ATA TAT

TICKETS ON SALE NOW SKIDDLE, SEE TICKETS + DICE
- http://skiddle.com/e/12887176

The Comet is Coming is the soundtrack to an imagined apocalypse. In the aftermath of widespread sonic destruction...

06. May 17

SDP presents THE PARROTS @ Soup Kitchen, Saturday 6th May

STRANGE DAYS PRESENTS:
The Parrots + guests
Soup Kitchen
Manchester

Tickets £8 advanced via Seetickets / DICE / Skiddle

18+ show

08. May 17

Ducktails and James Ferraro and Typhonian Highlife

WE'RE PLEASED TO PRESENT AN INTRIGUING AND ENGAGING TRIPLE BILL IN THE BASEMENT AT SOUP KITCHEN.

Ducktails (SOLO SET)
James Ferraro
TYPHONIAN HIGHLIFE

YOU CAN EXPECT FULL SETS FROM ALL 3 ACTS.
IT'S A 7:30 START AND IT'LL BE DONE BY 11pm.

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW:
http://www.seetickets.com/event/ducktails-james-ferraro-typhonian-highlife/soup-kitchen/1081241

09. May 17

James Leg + The Bonnevilles

James Leg (aka John Wesley Myers of the Black Diamond Heavies, Lee County Killers) has just released his third solo album, Blood On The Keys. Back in his days with the Heavies, Leg laid the foundation for his solo work with his down-n-dirty keys, fervent live performances and trademark gruff black snake...

10. May 17

Theme Park

Theme Park have announced details of their new single. LA (Stealing My Friends) is the follow up to You Are Real, which was released in 2016 and gained support from the likes of Radio 1, 6 Music, Noisey, Clash, DIY amongst others.

Taken from their sophomore album, LA (Stealing My Friends) is a pop classic...

11. May 17

Vulgarians: Free Entry at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen presents

VULGARIANS
+ Guests TBA

FREE ENTRY - Reserve tickets via Skiddle*
http://skiddle.com/e/12932935

Reserved tickets guarantees entry until 8:30pm.

Hull’s Vulgarians have announced details of their new EP titled Almost-Instinct, Almost True, due out on May 5th 2017. Produced by...

12. May 17

Kishi Bashi live at Soup Kitchen

DHP present

KISHI BASHI
+ Guests TBC

ON SALE NOW
http://www.alttickets.com/kishi-bashi-soup-kitchen-2017-05-12-19-00

Born in Seattle and first coming to prominence as the singer for New York electronic rock outfit Jupiter One, Kauru Ishibashi soon became an in-demand violinist touring with the likes...

13. May 17

Hey Colossus / Mums / Breaking Colts at Soup Kitchen 13th May

The Beauty Witch presents

Hey Colossus
Mums
Breaking Colts

Emerging in a haze of demented riff science and booze-addled abandon, Hey Colossus have carved out a notable niche for themselves in the British underground’s murkier quarters. They’ve dished out a formidable array of wax over the last...

14. May 17

Betsy live at Soup Kitchen

SJM present

BETSY
+ guests TBA

On sale now
http://gigst.rs/Betsy

"My story starts in the back of beyond, growing up on a goose farm deepest darkest Wales.

I've been obsessed with music for as long as I can remember, probably down to my uncle and father’s singalong sessions around campfires. One...

17. May 17

Cocaine Piss live at Soup Kitchen

One Inch Badge presents

COCAINE PISS
+ guests TBC

ON SALE NOW
- https://t.co/obRLOpxs3N

Belgium has a serious noise punk thing going on and Cocaine Piss is at the forefront. The band from Luik/Liège has been ripping up stages for a few years and has now taken it to the next level with their debut...

18. May 17

Follakzoid / Silver Vials at Soup Kitchen 18th May

The Beauty Witch and Grey Lantern present

FÖLLAKZOID
SilVer VialS

Föllakzoid began in Santiago, Chile from what they describe as the result of, “a product of a trance experience between friends, sort of a soul abduction in which they’ve been living since 2008.” The band is made up of multi-faceted...

19. May 17

Chamber Presents Tinfoil [Sunil Sharpe & DeFeKT]

For our 2nd event we are really excited to bring to Manchester for the first time Tinfoil - Sunil Sharpe & DeFeKT!

The duo formed in 2014 and have released four soon to be five EPs on their self-titled label. Their live act brings something entirely original to the table with live vocals and raw analogue...

21. May 17

Dune Rats + Gooch Palms live at Soup Kitchen

Uh oh, they're back...

Soup Kitchen presents
DUNE RATS
+ Guests GOOCH PALMS

ON SALE NOW FROM SKIDDLE (NO BOOKING FEE WITH THE APP), DICE AND SEETICKETS
http://skiddle.com/e/12938021

Last October "Dunies" tore up the basement with a sold out show alongside fellow Aussie tearaways DZ Deathrays. The...

23. May 17

White Hills / Girl Sweat / Stupid Cosmonaut at Soup Kitchen

The Beauty Witch and Soup Kitchen present

WHITE HILLS
GIRL SWEAT
Stupid Cosmonaut

White Hills are proponents of psychedelia as transformation. The music made by Dave W. and Ego Sensation is risky and cutting edge, rooted in dystopian futurism and hyper-conscious of society’s constant desire for...

24. May 17

Modulus Quartet live at Soup Kitchen

Modulus Quartet present

MODULUS QUARTET

Modulus Quartet is a brand new contemporary ensemble embarking on its first ever UK tour promoting its debut album 12 Seconds of Light. Performing a diverse range of music by living composers, this exciting and innovative group presents music with specially commissioned...

26. May 17

Dot To Dot Festival 2017

SECOND WAVE OF ARTISTS REVEALED: bit.ly/2oarlnF

Winner of Best Festival at last years Live UK Awards, Dot To Dot returns for 2017 to take over Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham yet again!

◙◙◙◙◙ LINE-UP ◙◙◙◙◙

Sundara Karma
Amber Run
The GROWLERS
Louis Berry
Honeyblood
Pinegrove
Cherry...

30. May 17

Striking Matches live at Soup Kitchen

SJM present

STRIKING MATCHES
+ guests TBC

On sale Friday 9am.

With their T Bone Burnett-produced debut album, guitar-wielding duo Striking Matches creates an unexpected and unique sound that defies easy categorization. The music of Striking Matches—Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis–occupies that...

31. May 17

Molly Burch live at Soup Kitchen

DHP present

MOLLY BURCH
+ Guests TBA

ON SALE NOW
http://www.alttickets.com/

Molly Burch was exposed to the arts at an early age. Growing up in Los Angeles with a writer/producer father and a casting director mother, Burch's childhood was filled with old Hollywood musicals and the sounds of Patsy Cline,...