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Manchester Popfest festival

Saturday 20th August 2016

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Minimum age: 18

About Manchester Popfest festival 2016

This is the second year of Manchester Popfest, after a successful first year featuring many great bands including Keel Her, the School, Slowcoaches, Spinning Coin, Pega Monstro, Los Bonsais, a zine festival and lots of good memories. A documentary from the first year can be found here:



Popfest will be kicking off next year's festival at favourite local venue, Islington Mill. The festival will be held over two days, on August 20th and 21st and the announcement for bands and details with begin early next year, although we already have some very exciting bands booked for next year's event.



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