"We shall overcome", Prestwich. Part of the "We shall overcome" weekend of gigs across the UK in protest at the government's austerity measures. Free admission, please bring food cans etc for donations to Salford Central Foodbank. Featuring: Quiet Loner (one of Britain's leading new country songwriters), Picnic Area (alt country with attitude), and brilliant local songwriters Becca Williams and Robin Mukherjee. This gig takes place in collaboration with the "Live at the Legion" gigs that normally take place at the British Legion Prestwich in Bury Old Road. If possible, please bring along the sort of food that the food bank particularly need, i.e. tinned meat and fish, tinned veg, tinned fruit, rice puddings, tea bags, instant coffee, long life milk, sugar (500 grams), cordial, biscuits or snack bars, pasta sauce, instant mash, jam or marmalade.
Americana night as part of the Didsbury Arts Festival.
Picnic Club (Hosted by picnic Area) ... Blind River Scare (Solo) + TBC
Sounds Like: Wilco, Johnny Cash songs, The Byrds, Neil Young, The Kinks
Label: M60 Recordings
Manager: Andy Callen/ Route One Management
Bio: Wayne McDonald and Andy Callen met on the Manchester acoustic scene in the early noughties, and started working together following the splits of their former bands, Because They Came From The Wrong Side Of Town and The Spinning Fields, in 2005. In 2006 they became Picnic Area, on the basis that t...See Full Bio
“The Kings of alt Americana”