Alt-queer performance platform Mother’s Ruin returns to Contact on Fri 17th Feb as part of Queer Contact 17 with an anarchic night of queer comedy mayhem. Avant-garde punk cabaret band SlapPer are joined by some of Manchester’s finest queer voices to present a raucous night of glorious absurdity and attitude.
Hosted by the glamorous and ecologically inspired bearded drag lady Timberlina and featuring (via the 192 from Stockport), international fun-smuggling housewife Mrs Barbara Nice; current champion of Literary Death Match Manchester – the dead funny, dark and surreal delight that is Fat Roland; rising star of the north, performance artist Liquorice Black; and 5-piece punk cabaret band SlapPer – a transportational feast of dada-esque whimsy and surrealist grunge-glam punk and “Easily one of the most insane and entertaining bands on the planet.” Musicborn. Plus the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be giving grace.
‘Live performance doesn’t get any more queer than this’ Time Out Manchester
‘Entertaining, hilarious and astute” Vada Magazine
‘The best in exploratory queer performance.’ ★★★★ Reviews Hub
MOTHER’S RUIN: Queer Contact 17
Fri 17th February 2017, 8:30pm (doors 8:00pm)
£12 / £8 conc
Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA
Timberlina | SlapPer | Fat Roland | Barbara Nice | Liquorice Black