Manchester based promoter Scruff Of The Neck put on the hottest up and coming band at The Deaf Institute. They’re also an established Manchester record label, music publisher, concert & festival promoter, and creative company that is passionate about working with the best artists to develop their music from a hobby to a career.

Lets look at some of the amazing acts they are bringing to the Deaf Institute this year!

Novustory – 6th April

Hailing from Blackburn and being bigged up by comedian Jack Whitehall this Alt-rock four piece merge together elements of all your favourite styles of music.

Think both modern and classic rock; alt-rock; the slightest hint of metal and a touch of pop, and you’ll be about there. For fans of Biffy Clyro, Paramore, Nothing But Thieves and Royal Blood, Novustory’s sound is familiar but unique and one to check out live!

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Shambolics – 20th April

As described by the legend which is Alan McGee (Former Oasis manager) as “one of the great Scottish bands” Shambolics are a fervently ambitious outfit from Scotland ready to take on the World. Their irresistibly dreamy rock’n’roll sound has been compared to the genres masters from The La’s to The Beatles.

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Neeve- 17th May

Coming all the way from Stuttgart, Germany. Neeve have an ever growing fan base and Feelgood Indie-BritPop describes their sound the best. With a multifaceted sound image every song creates its own feeling and puts a fresh note to the pop character. 

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ARXX – 19th May

Brighton based alt-rock duo ARXX packs a punch, combining crunchy riffs and solid drumming with cutting vocals, queer perspectives, and a slick pop flair. Their no shits given attitude cutes though there pop punk style tunes. A show to see live!

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The Real People – 1st September

The Real People, or “The Realies” as they are known to their fans, first formed in 1987 and over the following four years were as pivotal as The La’s and The Stone Roses in reinventing rock & roll. They’re now making a come back and hitting our music hall on the 1st September.

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