Wednesday 8th October 2014

HASTE is an intercontinental trio featuring the talents of Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones), Veryan Weston (piano) and Hannah Marshall (cello).

The Grew Quartet is led by Lancastrian pianist Stephen Grew accompanied by fellow northerners Phillip Marks (percussion), Matt Robinson (clarinets) and Seth Bennett (double bass).

Lauren Kinsella (voice), Liam Noble (piano) & Chris Batchelor (piano) are a newly formed trio based in London.


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26th April Spaceheads + Paddy Steer

spaceheads poster for st Mags(1)

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27th March

27th march poster


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Roger Turner & Urs Leimgruber plus more!

Friday 10th January 2014

Wonderful UK percussionist ROGER TURNER last seen in town with Konk Pack and Alan Silva makes a welcome return with Swiss sax player URS LEIMGRUBER. Will make for some special music in St. Margaret’s.

Former Manchester resident and current Berliner RICHARD SCOTT will present a new tape piece.


A brand new improvising quartet making its debut at this gig. Saxophone player JULIE KJAER (DK) will be making her first visit to Manchester for this gig joined by local rhythm (?) section ANDREW CHEETHAM (drums) and DAVID BIRCHALL (guitar) with SETH BENNETT (double bass) making the trip over the Pennines to make up the quartet.

@ St Margaret’s Church, Rufford Road, Whalley Range, M16 8AE

86 or 85 bus route from Piccadilly get off at Whalley pub

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Photos from last two gigs

Some wonderful images from last two Tubers gigs captured by Andy Newcombe.

2/3s of Silence Blossoms


Hannah Marshall



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Roro + Nacht und Nebel + Lumbers


Sunday 8th September 2013

RORO (Amsterdam)
Snare drum splendor all the way from the Netherlands. This guys sense of timing, timbre and humour all come together in a special way in his solo sets. Last seen in Manchester on the drumstool behind the likes of Dylan Carlson and Marshal Allen.

NACHT UND NEBEL (Nottingham)
This bearded lovely has been spotted over the years singing in Army of Flying Robots and drumming in Molloch. Tonight he presents via minidisc manipulations a set of cello sounds/processings (an instrument he is a trained in from boyhood)

LUMBERS (London)
Expect immersive and ethereal soundscapes from this guitarist who moonlights in Boduf Songs (Kranky) and presents his own works as a sound artist across the globe.

It’s a sunday so will start and finish on the early side. Gig will be on 3rd floor up stairs at the back of the restaurant.

£4/£5 in.

@ Club Space, 3rd Floor, Thomas Restaurant, Thomas Street, Manchester

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30th June

Sunday 30th June

1352419410-qalandia-international-festival_1581774DIRAR KALASH resides in Ramallah, Palestine and is one of the foremost improvisors in the Middle East. He works with a range of improvised sound/music and art practices. This is his first visit to the UK. Tonight he will work in a quartet with NICK DOBSON (percussion) DAVID BIRCHALL (guitar) and INSA LANGHORST (visuals).

LOVELY HONKEY of Sheffield is the solo moniker of the proprietor of the splendid Poot Records. Vocal sounds, tapes and skronk.

RODRIGO CONSTANO is a Spanish-American performer and composer living in Manchester, England. He is an avid improviser and performs regularly using home made electro-acoustic, and modified electronic instruments

percussionist and potter extraordinare PASCAL NICHOLS will be exploring a solo set in preparation for his pan-european tour in July.

£5 waged £4 unwaged.

*please note early start 7:30pm and curfew 10:30pm*

bar/drinks in house

St. Margarets Church,

Whalley Road/Rufford Road


M16 8AE

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