The Blues Kitchen Manchester has revealed five iconic performances from Hip-Hop royalty in the coming months. 

By popular demand, a late-night show has been added on 20th February with Wu Tang Clan’s GZA. The group’s founding member, rapper and songwriter will be playing alongside the Phunky Nomads to perform, for the first time live, his 1995 release Liquid Swords. 

Music lovers can say goodbye to the winter months with Devin The Dude on 28th February. Known as “your favourite rapper’s favourite rapper”, the Michigan-born artist has worked alongside some of the greatest musicians of this era, from Dr. Dre to Snoop Dogg. Devin The Dude’s unique rap style makes for a performance like no other. 

The Foul Owls are set to return to Manchester on 7th March. The High Focus Records head honchos and UK lyrical pioneers are renowned for their revolutionary sound within the Hip Hop scene. Join Fliptrix, Verb T, BVA and Leaf Dog for a night of impressive musicianship.

Detroit icons Slum Village will be taking over the stage on 15th April. Filling the Concert Hall with the sounds of their acclaimed 2000s records which paved the way for modern Hip-Hop, music lovers to get ready for a showcase of true American greatness. 

On 24th April, Connecticut Hip-Hop trailblazer Akua Naru will make waves with her deeply nuanced, poetic and wise lyricism. Blending the essence of Soul and Jazz through socially conscious rhymes and old-school beats, Naru brings a new level of musical artistry with her six-piece band.

Gigs in the Concert Hall run from Monday to Thursday, with club nights taking over the weekend until late. Keep up to date with the latest news from The Blues Kitchen by following @theblueskitchenmcr For tickets and the full programme please visit  To book a table at The Blues Kitchen please visit Walk-ins are available on a first come first served basis. 

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