- THE RUBY LOUNGE, MANCHESTER - Well this guy has been on my radar for quite some time now. I first stumbled onto Mayer Hawthorne when he was due to play at the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium last summer. Unfortunately, there was the quite apocalyptical storm that destroyed the festival site on the first day and even a number of deaths. The festival was cancelled and my list of acts ‘still-to-see’ gained around thirty names due to this. Ever since,... Read More