David Gibb at Manchester Folk Festival

Gemma Gibb, Associate Editor
David Gibb

David Gibb at HOME Manchester, Manchester 21 October 2017 Tickets from £9 — Book now

Want an incredible live music experience that the whole family will genuinely enjoy? Bored of listening to kids’ film soundtracks on repeat? The award-winning David Gibb is the answer to your prayers.

His appearance at the inaugural Manchester Folk Festival celebrates the launch of his cracking second album Climb That Tree and continues his mission to create great music specifcally for little and big kids to sing and boogie to together.

David has a well deserved cult following for his high energy performances of tunes that totally get stuck in your head for days. Blending folk, jazz, reggae and rock and roll expect to go on journeys of the imagination where anything is possible – bears under stairs, trips to the moon, being able to scale the highest tree and wolves in schools.

We love that David’s performances are so infectious but are also brilliant stories in their own right – a winning combination to inspire and instill confidence in little songwriters and storytellers everywhere. We also love that he makes and wears the best shirts (which are so cool that they even have their own blog).

David Gibb at HOME Manchester, Manchester 21 October 2017 Tickets from £9 Book now

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Where to go near David Gibb at Manchester Folk Festival

Manchester
Restaurant
Indian Tiffin Room, Manchester

Indian Tiffin Room is a restaurant specialising in Indian street food, with branches in Cheadle and Manchester. This is the information for the Manchester venue.

The Ritz Manchester live music venue
Manchester
Music venue
The Ritz

The Ritz was originally a dance hall, built in 1928, has hosted The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and The Smiths and is still going strong as a gig venue now.

Homeground
Manchester
Event venue
Homeground

Homeground is HOME’s brand new outdoor venue, providing an open-air space for theatre, food, film, music, comedy and more.

Manchester
Café or Coffee Shop
Burgess Cafe Bar
at IABF

Small but perfectly-formed café – which also serves as the in-house bookstore, stocking all manner of Burgess-related works, along with recordings of his music. It’s a welcoming space, with huge glass windows making for a bright, welcoming atmosphere.

Rain Bar pub in Manchester
City Centre
Bar or Pub
Rain Bar

This huge three-floor pub, formerly a Victorian warehouse, then an umbrella factory (hence the name), has one of the city centre’s largest beer gardens. The two-tier terrace overlooks the Rochdale canal and what used to be the back of the Hacienda, providing an unusual, historic view of the city.

Manchester
Bar or Pub
The Briton’s Protection

Standing on the corner of a junction opposite The Bridgewater Hall, The Briton’s Protection is Manchester’s oldest pub. It has occupied the same spot since 1795, going under the equally patriotic name The Ancient Britain.

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