Taking place amongst the hills of the Peak District National Park at the height of British summer, the festivals third instalment will take over Saddleworth Cricket Club for two days on the 16th and 17th August- that’s less than two weeks away!
The festival merges together the best of the city and countryside, the musical and cultural heritage of Manchester with good food, drink and a little bit of mud- that magical festival combination.
Dot to Dot is a metropolitan festival, taking place in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham over the last May bank holiday weekend. For me, Dot to Dot always feels like the start of summer, it’s always one of the first UK festivals, the sun is always shining (at least when I have been) and I spend the day wandering around Manchester and watching my favourite bands.
Over the past year, Manchester quartet, Larkins have seen streams of success, the band have travelled around the UK, visiting some of the most renowned venues, as well as taking to the stage in Germany and Austria. With the groups fanbase rapidly increasing in size, they have managed to grow into one of the strongest bands in the UK, never mind just Manchester
The gig, on February 16, will be the biggest headline yet for Glass Caves,a four-piece band from Pontefract. The band mix fuelling riffs with experimental sounds, featuring both pop and electronic influences. Since releasing their debut album in 2014, they have adapted their classic indie sound to feature funk and soulful tones, creating a more captivating set
Off the Record took place in Manchester, just over a week ago. During the day, the event hosted a number of music conferences, bringing the music industry to the public and opening a discussion about the current musical climate. By night, the event took over several of the Northern Quarters most prestigious independent venues and filled them with some of the best emerging talent