LEAF up close with…
We’re delighted to announce that we will host a series of gigs showcasing the best local and upcoming musicians in an intimate setting allowing people to discover new music and connect with artists in an authentic and personal way. Our ‘Up Close With…’ gigs will be held at both LEAF venues in Liverpool and Manchester, with the artists being hand-selected by music promoters Harvest Sun.
The first gig in the ‘Up Close With…’ series is Kinshasa-born, London-bred singer/songwriter Jordan Mackampa, often described as a troubadour with a timeless soul and lyrics drenched in heart-felt sympathy. His critically acclaimed debut EP “Physics” was celebrated for its unique combination of jazz-soaked beats, folk melodies and effortless gospel harmonies by the likes of NME, The 405, Julie Adengua and Clash Magazine.
LEAF on Bold Street has long been a long-time favourite for quality wholesome food, drinks and good times, as well as having an impressive back catalogue of gigs, welcoming a wide-range of bands from local favourites to established artists.
LEAF on Portland Street opened in Manchester last year and is already following in LEAF on Bold Street’s footsteps, making itself known for the same great food, drinks and good times. The ‘Up Close With…’ gigs mark the start of its musical heritage.
LEAF Up Close With… Jordan Mackampa will be at LEAF on Portland Street in Manchester at 7pm on Tuesday 30th May and at LEAF on Bold Street in Liverpool at 7pm on Wednesday 31st May. Both dates are free entry.