3rd Degree Gurns + The Charlie Potatoes Band + Midland Railway + DJ Olivia Keney

£3 on the door.

The Molehill presents: Bolshevik Rollups, Squelch! & The Habit

Kicking off 2024 with a banger of a gig! The Molehill burrows its way back into Aatma with 3 quality student bands on the bill. Forming part of Independent Venue Week 2024 – This is not a gig to miss!


Tickets £4.61 inc booking fee.


POPPYCOCK + Vee VV + Factory Acts + Billy North

Poppycock-Featuring Una Baines co-founder and member of The Fall’s original line-up.
Vee VV trade in Punk/Funk/electro vibes.
Factory Acts are SoS (aka Susan O’Shea, from Cork, Ireland) on vocals, synths and analogue digital devices, and Matt Davies covering bass, beats and magical mixes. Factory Acts was born following the accidental creation of a new sound, and a hastily written two song instrumental debut at the famous Salford Lad’s Club.
Billy North, following his recent earthquaking performance at Wire Club Leeds, will be serving up an equally irresistible diet of garage, breaks and jungle.


Early bird tickets: £9 + bf in the link.


Yes gorge, you are going to SNATCHMAS!!

Expect good tunes, a camp old time, and ya girls in the Haus of Snatch taking you on a blazer until 3am!

Tickets £10 adv, £13 otd

Neuronspoiler and Metall

Heavy Metal Maniacs

British heavy metal band Neuronspoiler returns to Manchester with legendary German band Metall. Get ready for a night of pure heavy metal madness at Aatma Manchester on Saturday 9th December 2023. Fans of traditional, classic, true, heavy metal see you at the front!



Neuronspoiler appearing at this event

Neuronspoiler’s five members have come together from far and wide, drawn from four different countries to the birth place of metal, England. Now singer, JR; guitarists, David del Cid and Dave Shirman; bassist, Erick Tekilla and drummer, Tim Barclay are ready to make their own mark on the legendary British rock and metal scene. The band’s sound combines the fist-pumping strength of heavy metal, the taste and feel of classic rock and the headbanging precision of thrash.

See Neuronspoiler tour dates

Also Appearing


Tickets £8.60 + bf in the link.

Aatma Jam, The Return

Jam impresario Keiran returns to Manchester for a few days and has organised an Aatma jam night. These were frequent happenings earlier this year. All types of musicians are welcome, from beginners to seasoned veterans. Bring your own instrument or use the in-house bass, guitar, keyboard, drums, or congas. Singers and poets are also welcome.

Free entry.

Manchester Night Live 20.11 w/ Tamer Kattan

Join us for a hilarious night of FREE stand-up comedy in Manchester, featuring the incredibly funny Tamer Kattan on November 20th at Aatma!

19:45 Doors Open
20:00 – 20:25 First Section
20:35 – 21:00 Second Section
21:00 – 21:30 Closing Section w/ Tamer Kattan

Manchester Night Live is the brand new, top comedy night of the month at Aatma in Manchester’s vibrant northern quarter.

Run by up-and-coming comics Sam Ayinde and Connor Mac, the night will feature the best acts on the UK comedy circuit, and be supported by your new favourite band, Secret Fizzee.

These nights can get quite busy so to avoid disappointment, please reserve your free seat in the link.

Bad Reception

Some of Manchester’s best new underground talent come together to perform on the Aatma stage. It’ll be a  heavy mix of punk, grunge, and psychedelic sounds. Tokeo presents Bad Reception in collusion with Black Jack and Swamp Chicken.

Tickets £10 + bf

Bug Hunter / The Narcissist Cookbook

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Music from 7 pm until 9:30 pm. Meet-n-Greet until 10:30.


No physical or Digital Tickets will be provided. All Tickets are will-call — we have your name and the number of tickets you purchased. If you can remember your name and you show up with the right number of people, you’ll be fine! If your preferred name does not match the billing information on your card, please put your preferred name in the order notes.

Check your junk mail for the order confirmation, and make sure to add bug@bughunterbug.com to your contact list so no additional instructions/emails get lost!

Tickets are not transferable after purchase. Please email bug@bughunterbug.com if you need a refund before the day of the show.


You must be 14 to attend this show. If you are under 18, you must bring an adult guardian with you. This will be enforced strictly by the venue. For those under 18, We won’t be censoring any of our lyrics or stage banter. Make sure you familiarize yourself with our music before bringing kids to the show!


See this page for remarks about accessibility at AATMA.

You must be fully vaccinated (bring your vaccine card to the show!) and please bring a mask and wear it if you’d like to.


Finally, we will have merch for sale at the show! We will stay and meet with everyone who wishes to meet us / say hi after the performances!

Ticket Assistance

We wish we could play music for everyone for free, but there are very real costs associated with touring and putting on these shows that we cover by selling tickets. Having said that, we understand that not everyone is in a financial position to afford tickets to our shows. We have a few systems in place for fans to get reduced or free tickets to the shows. If the ONLY thing stopping you from coming to this show is the cost, please fill out the form below to be considered for these tickets.


Filling out this form does not guarantee entry to the show, and we may not be able to confirm your tickets until a few days leading up to the show, but we’ll do our best to work something out with you!

Are you interested in sponsoring tickets for someone else? Shoot me an email at bug@bughunterbug.com for more info OR purchase tickets here and leave the note: “SPONSORED TICKETS” in the order notes. We will use those tickets to grant entry to people in our ticket assistance queue

The Corbieres Debut Album Preview + DJ Carl Kent

The Corbieres are a new Manchester band upcycled from pre-loved, now defunct Manchester bands of the past. Catch a preview of their debut album with this free show at Aatma.