Enjoyed the Manchester Saturday nightlife and in need of some Sunday soothing? Checking out but your train home isn’t for a few hours? Come join Whitworth Locke at the conservatory bar and lounge area for acoustic and lo-fi performances from local talent.
23rd January - Becky Cole: Performing a range of covers as well as original material, Becky’s soulful vocal delivery and jazz-tinged piano harmony instil her music with a cool yet classic R&B feel. Her debut single ‘Lavender’ has been played on BBC Music Introducing as well as Amazing Radio.
30th January - Ayanam Udoma: Ayanam is a Nigerian singer who grew up in Lagos but now lives in Manchester and considers himself an honorary Mancunian. He describes his musical style as soulful pop with his covers of Pop and R&B classics often accentuated by his raspy vocals.
6th February - Daf Hughes: 21-year-old Daf Hughes made a late entrance into 2021 with his debut Single 'Mind. Currently studying at the RNCM, He is quickly becoming noticed as an exciting up-and-coming artist with the experimental sonics of Bon Iver with the small tendencies of James Blake & Joni Mitchell. Infusing classical and jazz influences whilst staying current in today's music, the blend of his heartfelt vocals and authentic piano ability come hand in hand to create a stunningly intimate performance.