Cross St Sessions #2 – John Butcher, Mick Bardon, Adam Fairhall, Fran Comyn

We are pleased to announce the second Cross Street Sessions event at the beautiful Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, located in the heart of Manchester City Centre.
Our guests are John Butcher (saxophones), Michael Bardon (Double Bass) with your hosts Adam Fairhall (Keyboards) and Fran Comyn (Percussion). John will play a solo set and there will be additional sets featuring collaborations between all the musicians.
John, one of the key musicians in European improvised music is long overdue a visit to Manchester and his extensive list of recordings and collaborations both previous and current makes for fascinating reading and listening. Michael is a gifted musician and improviser who has played in many jazz and improvisation settings and projects. He is a member with Adam of Nat Birchall’s current group and has released a superb solo record on Discus Music. We are delighted to bring them to Manchester to play together. It will be a memorable night of music.
Doors will open at 7.30pm and music with intervals will start at 8.15 finishing at around 10pm. Admission is £10 or £5 unwaged and payment can be made on the door or in advance through which gets your name on the door.
There isn’t a bar but you are spoilt for choice with nearby cafes and pubs. If you bring drinks with you please be aware you can only drink bottled water in the chapel itself but can drink in the corridor and other designated areas during intervals. Cross Street is perfectly located close to all city centre train and bus stations and there are tram and bus stops within a few minutes easy stroll.

Cross St Chapel

Cross St, Manchester M2 1NL