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 18

Dantevilles + Special Guests Live // Soup Kitchen

Heist or Hit presents in association with Cosmic Music:

Dantevilles + Saytr Play + Clint Boon (DJ Set)
Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Friday 1st June
Tickets available from Dice: bit.ly/2vUKFda

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Dantevilles
Dantevilles are a new breed of Manchester band; a fourpiece brimming with musical...

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01. Jun 18

Zutekh presents Trance Wax

Ejeca brings his Trance Wax project to Soup Kitchen this June!

Support from Hackett & Zutekh DJs.

Tickets on Sale Friday 9am - bit.ly/TranceWaxMCR

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02. Jun 18

Dorcha, Adrena Adrena, Godspeed you! Peter Andre at Soup Kitchen

Three bands exploring gothic pop experimental & raw noises.

Dorcha are a genre fluid 5 piece band of synths, strings, electronics and heavy beats. A dynamic, versatile group with a refusenik attitude, Dorcha obsess over transporting listeners to a pool of shifting, nearly gothic, barely pop, experimental...

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02. Jun 18

Kiss Me Again x Meat Free w/ Blasha & Allatt

Thank you so much to our previous guests Philippa Jarman and Kath McDermott and everyone who came and danced with us! It felt like a truly special evening in the basement.

This month, we've got something equally special from another formidable duo in the form of Blasha & Allatt. The pair are half of...

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04. Jun 18

Flat Worms Live At Soup Kitchen

Now Wave PRESENTS:

FLAT WORMS
+ SPECIAL GUESTS

MONDAY 4th JUNE
SOUP KITCHEN

TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW 10am:
http://www.seetickets.com/event/flat-worms/soup-kitchen/1202384

"Their modern day psych-rock credentials are second to none: signed to Californian Castle Face Records (co-run by John Dwyer of...

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05. Jun 18

Slim Cessna's Auto Club / Soup Kitchen / Manchester

Seminal Gothic-Americana ensemble Slim Cessna’s Auto Club are re-releasing their fourth album Cipher. This re-issue is a double vinyl LP in a gatefold sleeve and marks the first of eventually full catalog reissues on the Auto Club’s own label, SCACUNINCORPORATED.

Wallace Stenger may have captured...

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06. Jun 18

Proforma Launch Event

Proforma Launch Event

Launching Manchester’s new annual Contemporary Art Festival, showcasing 20 artists from the region and taking place on 28th July at the Dancehouse Theatre, Oxford Road.

An informal discussion chaired by festival director, Chris Bailkoski with guest speakers
Helen Stalker,...

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08. Jun 18

Born Ruffians

Ten years ago, on the very first song on their very first album, Born Ruffians revealed their ambitions to start their own country. They didn’t really offer details about how they would go about legally annexing land, drafting a constitution or establishing a native currency, but we did know this much:...

08. Jun 18

WAX: Funk Disco Boogie Soul - Thank Funk It's Friday!

WAX prides it's self on being a vinyl only night that takes you on a deep excursion in to the world of real Funk, Disco, Boogie & Soul. You won't hear a mix of records like this anywhere else in town and guaranteed you'll be busting to throw down your moves and get some dance floor action. Good vibes & good times guaranteed!

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09. Jun 18

Freeda / Bines / Cleargreen

Scruff of the Neck presents

Freeda

“Ones to keep a beady eye on” - Record Collector Magazine

"Freeda are about to take the scene by storm" - One Great Song

“Creating a slick and sleazy Indie Rock and Blues inspired sound” – Halfway 2 Nowhere

Debut Single - 'Plug it in' OUT NOW - http://spoti.fi/2CkHQ7G...

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09. Jun 18

Afterlife – Now Wave: Ross From Friends

NOW WAVE PRESENT:

ROSS FROM FRIENDS
(DJ SET)
PLUS GUESTS

SOUP KITCHEN
31-33 SPEAR ST, M1 1DF
11PM – 4AM

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10. Jun 18

Afterlife – Zutekh: Shanti Celeste, OR:LA and more

SHANTI CELESTE
OR:LA
ZUTEKH DJS

SOUP KITCHEN
31-33 SPEAR STREET, M1 1DF
10PM – 3AM

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11. Jun 18

Zach Said live at Soup Kitchen

SJM present

Zach Said
+ support

On sale Wednesday 9am

Zach Said is the grandson of Michael Jackson. But this particular Jackson ran a disco night, back in the day, in Zach’s hometown of Shrewsbury… a long, long way from LA and Neverland. Along with his granddad’s disco and soul influence, Zach...

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12. Jun 18

YOTA (Youth of the Apocalypse) live at Soup Kitchen

AEG Presents UK presents

YOTA (Youth of the Apocalypse)
+ support

On sale Fri 10am via DICE - UK, Ireland & USA
- http://link.dice.fm/yota-soup-kitchen

YOTA
(Youth of the Apocalypse)
Are...
J. Lazarus, Jamie Reynolds, Jeff Wootton , Jay Sharrock, Twiggy Garcia and Seye Adelekan.
YOTA is a Youth...

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14. Jun 18

Liam Woodruff exhibition

Liam Woodruff is a Manchester based illustrator who’s brightly coloured cartoonish style draws influence from gig posters, skater graphics and 90s cartoons, in order to bring to life a series of dream like Illustrations.

Instagram: @woodruffillustration
Website: http://www.liamwoodruff.co.uk

14. Jun 18

Tenderlonious + DJ Dennis Ayler at Soup Kitchen, Manchester

TICKETS ON SALE NOW >> bit.ly/tenderloniousmcr

22a Music label head, multi-instrumentalist and producer Tenderlonious live at Soup Kitchen - 14 June

This is a standing show.

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16. Jun 18

30/70 & Werkha at Soup Kitchen, Manchester

30/70 & Werkha DOUBLE HEADLINER at Soup Kitchen
SATURDAY 16 JUNE
TICKETS ON SALE 9AM 18TH MAY >> bit.ly/3070werkha

30/70 is a cosmic mélange of boom-bap dynamics, neo-soul harmonies and jazz-funk licks, all steeped in a deep spiritual tradition, reaching from Alice Coltrane to Kamasi Washington. Despite...

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16. Jun 18

Swing Ting x Equiknoxx present a dance called "Jump to the Bar"

Swing Ting in association with Equiknoxx Music present a dance called Jump to the Bar

featuring ShaniqueMarie, MC Fox, RTKal SkunkRock, Gavsborg, Time Cow & the Resident team

£5 All night
Reach Early - Limited Capacity

18. Jun 18

LUMER at Soup Kitchen

Warsaw Promotions presents:

LUMER

Emerging from the dead industrial underbelly of Hull, LUMER take jaded frustration and push it
kicking and screaming into the ears of unassuming crowds. Their frenetic post-punk sound teeters
on the verge of losing control, proving them a force to be witnessed.

DIY...

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19. Jun 18

Daedelus live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen are delighted to present the return to the basement of

Daedelus (Live)
+ support

TIckets on sale now via DICE - UK, Ireland & USA
http://link.dice.fm/daedelus-soup-kitchen

Alfred Darlington isn’t a paint-by-numbers musician. From how he looks (early Victorian Dandyism), to how he makes...

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22. Jun 18

Essaie Pas live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen present

Essaie pas (DFA RECORDS)
+ support

On sale NOW via DICE - UK, Ireland & USA
http://link.dice.fm/essaie-pas-soup-kitchen

Essaie Pas always seek out fresh challenges. Emerging from Montreal’s sprawling electronic scene, the duo - Marie Davidson and Pierre Guerineau– feel completely...

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23. Jun 18

WhopperFest live at Soup Kitchen

WHOPPERFEST
A celebration of friends, good music and Manchester, dedicated to Mr. Harry Sievey. An absolute Whopper.

Line up:
Abattoir Blues
The Starlight Magic Hour
Holiday Ghosts
Rosey PM
Spengler
guano

Plus other Performances from:
Rory Mullen is an artist
Family Tree DJ’s

The event will be...

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24. Jun 18

The Ex live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen are delighted to present the return of Dutch post-punk legends

The Ex
+ support

ON SALE NOW via DICE - UK, Ireland & USA
- http://link.dice.fm/the-ex-soup-kitchen

The adventurous, innovative Dutch band The Ex exists 38 years this year and is still going strong. New projects, new adventures,...

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27. Jun 18

L.A. Witch + Afghan Sand Gang at Soup Kitchen

TICKETS ON SALE NOW >> bit.ly/lawitchmcr

Band on the Wall Presents...
in association with Manchester Psych Fest & Overdrive Live

L.A. WITCH
live at Soup Kitchen
27th June x 7.30pm
£9adv

In the dimly lit interior of a small nightclub, where the stale smell of a thousand extinguished cigarettes drowns...

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29. Jun 18

Zutekh presents Andrew Weatherall & Manfredas (All Night Long)

The guvnor returns to Zutekh in June for a special 'All Night Long' set at Soup Kitchen b2b with Manfredas..

Tickets on sale Monday 9am.

bit.ly/Weatherall-B2B-Manfredas

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30. Jun 18

Gardenback at Soup Kitchen

Gardenback come to Soup Kitchen on Saturday 30th June

Plus very special guests: CARNATION

Seetickets: https://goo.gl/Jx3w93
Dice:
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

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