Blue Orchids are a Mancunian post-punk group who have just released their latest album The Once And Future Thing which shows Martin Bramah’s songwriting to be as strong and diverse as ever. At this gig they’ll be performing a set filled with classics from the group’s entire catalogue.
The Charlie Tipper Conspiracy are a punk band with a Bristolian pedigree as long as your arm. Lead singer Tim was in both the Flatmates and the Five Year Plan in the late ‘80s before joining the Beatnik Filmstars for most of the ‘90s. In the 2000s he headed up Forest Giants and then took part in the Short Stories.