Bar & Restaurant:
Bar & Restaurant
Serving delicious cocktails for just £6 every Wednesday night.
Soak up a live soundtrack of timeless blues & soul from our world famous resident musicians & sample some badass burgers & buffalo wings.
Walk-ins welcome in the bar throughout the evening. Hit the button to book a table in our restaurant.
Live music starts in the bar & restaurant on the ground floor at 8pm.
Concert Hall: One Mic Stand
One Mic Stand returns to Blues Kitchen after it’s last sold out slam! Eight poets will bring their best words and performances to battle it out for the title of the next OMS Winner!
Special Guest DJ: Katbrownsugar is a DJ, musician + radio station owner from Manchester. Specialising in neo soul, altrnb, hiphop and more, KBS has been recognised worldwide for her style and by platforms such as Mixcloud. She has played in numerous countries + more recently toured with Yendry. During lockdown KBS started “Sweet Vibrations Radio” which features residents from across the globe doing weekly shows focused around neo soul, alt rnb etc. KBS runs bimonthly SVR live events in KBS hometown of Manchester.
Featured Poet: Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a writer, poet and educator. In 2019 she published Postcolonial Banter, an anthology of poetry critiquing racism, Islamophobia, and notions of national identity. The collection includes poems which have had millions of online views and been featured across TV and radio. This year she published Tangled In Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia, a non fiction work called ‘courageous’ by rapper, Lowkey, ‘one of the most exciting voices of her generation’ by award-winning channel 4 journalist Fatima Manji, and ‘fierce’ by feminist activist Lola Olufemi. She has written for The Guardian, Independent, Al-Jazeera, and more and was the National Roundhouse Poetry Slam runner-up in 2017 and is currently Writer in Residence at the Leeds Playhouse. She has written plays for The Royal Court, Albany and is currently under commission with Kiln theatre and Freedom Studios.
Musical Guest: Meduulla is a 23 year old Mancunian rapper who is paving her way into the UK rap scene. Having written poetry since the age of 13, she prides herself on her whitty lyricsim and wordplay, and takes great inspiration from artists such as Lauryn Hill, Noname and Kendrick Lamer. Her experience as a Queer, Zimbabwean migrant in a male dominated field gives her music a unique perspective that epitomises unapologetically carving out spaces for yourself in places others might consider impossible.