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26. May 17

Dot To Dot Festival 2017

30. May 17

Striking Matches live at Soup Kitchen

SJM present

+ 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

+ Guests TBA


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,...

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.


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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

On sale now

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

Tickets on sale NOW Skiddle, DICE, SEE Tickets, Resident Advisor

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

On sale NOW via Skiddle, DICE and SEE Tickets

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...

17. Jul 17

Full Of Hell, Unyielding Love and Famine Manchester

Ritual Festival, MadTouring and Old Empire bring FULL OF HELL back to the UK
Monday 17th July 19:00 Soup Kitchen Manchester

Full Of Hell
Harsh Grinding Death, full of energy and will leave you with an everlasting impression.
Fresh from shows with immolation, Sepultura and that amazing tour they did...