Sounds From The Other City 2017 Line up
Stages curated by Bad Uncle, Now Wave, Hey! Manchester & Grey Lantern, Comfortable on a Tightrope, The Beauty Witch, TOPP, Tru Luv, Night Fantasy, Good Afternoon, NTS, Shambodie, Ping Pong Club, Family Tree, Young Identity, Aficionado, Inkfolk, Heavenly Recordings & Manchester Midi School.
2017 line up announced so far...
NOW WAVE @ UNIT 5 REGENT TRADING ESTATE
Returning to Regent Trading Estate, Manchester’s purveyors of new music Now Wave take over the whole warehouse, anticipate a line up of some of the freshest sounds around.
Happy Meal LTD
GREY LANTERN @ UNIT 2, REGENT TRADING ESTATE
Grey Lantern stumbled into promoting sometime in the first half of the decade and since then have been fortunate enough to have hosted headlining and debut Manchester shows for the likes of Hookworms, Luke Abbott, Richard Dawson, Follakzoid and more. Celebrating their fifth visit to Sounds From The Other City in six years, they’re going it alone for the first time following previous collaborations with The Quietus, Faux Discx, Wotgodforgot and Drowned In Sound so will be feeling lonely. Come and hold their hand please.
BAD UNCLE @ THE EGERTON ARMS
Fast approaching his 11th year of promoting in and around Manchester, self proclaimed king of the Manchester DIY scene Bad Uncle returns for their 8th SFTOC appearance laying waste to all other stages that stand against him. Having programmed a huge variety of styles and disciplines over the years Bad Uncle is going back to what he does best getting drunk and showcasing some of the best live music the UK has to offer. ALL HAIL BAD UNCLE.
HEY! MANCHESTER @ ST PHILIPS CHURCH
Hey! Manchester promotes gigs by folk, Americana and experimental bands from around the world in Manchester, England. He returns to SFTOC for another year at St Philips Church, the two join hand in hand as previous visits have seen Hey! Manchester bring Jane Weaver, Gwenno, Meilyr Jones and Zun Zun Egui to the altar.
The Lovely Eggs
The Proper Ornaments
HEAVENLY RECORDS @ THE OLD PINT POT (upstairs)
Founded in 1990 Heavenly is viewed by many as more than just a record label, but, a home for like minded souls who gather to create, celebrate and like to party. Since celebrating their 25th birthday two years ago the current label roster is at it’s strongest and most international – yet, with the likes of Temples, Gwenno, Wytches, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Night Beats, The Parrots and Stealing Sheep to name a few . . . Believe In Magic.
THE WONDERFUL SOUND OF AFICIONADO @ ISLINGTON MILL
Heading to Islington Mill in May is the dream team combination of Manchester based label, Aficionado and the London based Wonderfulsound.
Nev Cottee Band
FAMILY TREE @ THE ANGEL CENTRE
Family Tree are promoters of good time new music, bringing you the hottest new bands and artists around. Tastes spanning from garage, punk, rock & roll to lo-fi indie rock.
Katie Pham and the Moonbathers
BEAUTY WITCH @ THE CRESCENT
Started in 2013, The Beauty Witch has come a long way in the four years since. The brainchild of Sammy Powell, The Witch began as a way of getting involved in its creator’s favourite past time of attending live music events in Manchester’s thriving underground scene. With a particular focus on things noisey and hypnotic, The Beauty Witch has in a short time managed to bring a diverse and international array of artist to Manchester. Back curating a stage at Sounds From The Other City, The Beauty Witch stage promises to showcase a mesmerising array of acts from all over the country at the The Crescent on the 30th April.
TRU LUV @ BEXLEY SQ TENT
Established in 2013, Tru Luv is a growing community of new music lovers – aiming to share and promote the artists they love via writing, digital releases and live events. Not confined by genre or city they have no interest in industry games, Tru Luv believes in artistic idealism above all else.
Sleazy F Baby
GOOD AFTERNOON present THE LOVE CAVE @ THE NEW OXFORD
Raise your flag! Good Afternoon is declaring independence! A new disco republic will rise within the confines of the New Oxford at this year’s SFTOC. Join us in our Love Cave along with founding fathers SLAG HEAP DISCO and KISS ME AGAIN for a day of (inter)national anthems and bangers without borders.
Kiss Me Again
Slag Heap Disco
COMFORTABLE ON A TIGHTROPE @ UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
SFTOC stalwarts return with a stage completed with solo artists at one of our favourite venues from yester-year, United Reformed Church.
SHAMBODIE & PING PONG CLUB @ THE SALFORD ARMS
Sham Bodie is Manchester’s only hot dog night with added comedy and music. Three times nominated for best comedy club at the CityLife Awards in its first three years of existence they have put on shows across Manchester, Salford and London in various boozers and breweries. Currently housed in Soup KItchen and showcasing the best in rising musical and comedic talent that the city has to offer.
Birthday Bread Man
Sam & Tom
The Delightful Sausage
THE WHITE HOTEL PRESENTS:
By Austin Collings
A work of fragmented and demented musical-theatre. Sci-Fi Salford. We can’t always tell the whole story but we’ll try. Warning: contains language. Then, into the night, we’ll prove once again that we are completely and openly a mess. The theatre doesn’t close until you’re seeing stars.
Featuring live performances from:
Jupiter – C
SAMARBETA PRESENTS BBC PHILHARMONIC ENSEMBLE X EX EASTER ISLAND HEAD X LAURA CANNELL
Sounds From the Other City (SFTOC) & Samarbeta are pleased to announce the final part of the trilogy between Liverpool based trio Ex Easter Island Head (EEIH) and the BBC Philharmonic. In the past two years at SFTOC the trio have composed 2 brand new pieces of music and performed them alongside an ensemble of the BBC Philharmonic, including a harpist, trumpeter, string duos and a double bass in both Vimto Gardens & Salford Cathedral. This year sees the trio join forces with musician Laura Cannell and a new selection of musicians from the BBC Philharmonic, including a multi-wind pipe instrumentalist, a trumpeter and two violin players. Cannell, who specialises in playing fiddle, overbowed fiddle, double recorders and other rarefied wind instruments, draws upon ancient transcendental and earthly musics and will be working with both EEIH & BBC Philharmonic to compose a site specific composition together that will be performed in the surroundings of Salford Cathedral at this years Sounds From the Other City Festival.
Ex Easter Island Head
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Sounds From the Other City 2017, Salford
Sunday 30th April 2017 tickets:
Last Year's Sounds From The Other City Lineup
The Big Moon
The Rhythm Method
Seize The Chair
Video Jam @ Unit 5 - Regent Trading Estate
My Panda Shall Fly
Cul dé Sac
Fat Out & Cafe Oto @ ‘The Burrow’ Islington Mill
Louise Landes Levi
Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides
Severed Shadow Large Ensemble
Sacred Tapes @ The Engine House, Islington Mill
+ more tba
Hey! Manchester @ St Philip’s Church
The Magnetic North
She drew the gun
She Makes War
The Beauty Witch @ The Angel Centre
visuals by Sam Wiehl
Grey Lantern & The Quietus @ The Kings Arms
John Doran + guests
Big Sexy Land DJS (John Tatlock and John Doran play Acid Electro,Post Punk & Pop)
Tru Luv @ The Salford Arms
Free Wize Men (Afro Sam, Kay Bey and Blind MIC)
TruLuvCru: Flohio & Cassive
Jazz Purple (Bi-polar Sunshine)
Afterparty DJ sets from
Visuals by Espher
Heavenly Records & Friends @ First Chop Brewing Arm
+ more tba
Sham Bodie @ Bexley Square
Mathew Gray & The Awful Truth
Good Afternoon present The Disco Womb @ The New Oxford
A dance-a-thon in five parts:
-The Inauguration of the Global Spirits
-The Transcendental (Inner) Space Disco
feat djs Matthew Rothery, James Sizen Bell, Disc Jockey Babette & The Good Afternoon Soundsystem
Manchester MIDI School @ Midi School Car Park
2 Billion Beats (Live)
Cal Graham & John Shields (LIVE)
Mica Sinclair (LIVE)
Sally Murray (LIVE)
Kennedy Taylor (dj)
+ more tba
Salford Zine Library @ The Deli Lama
A sizeable collection of the zine library, in a cosy reading room, with readings & talkings from
Zachary Roddis: Not Even Poetry
The White Hotelpresents 'Salford & Gomorrah’ upstairs @ The Old Pint Pot
Line-up specially selected by SWAYS/SLOWDANCERS/WOM
Denim & Leather
Serchio Bathing Party
Cerberus Future Technologies
Transylvanian Sex Pest
BEAT LES (IN THE LAND OF FUCK)
T’OPP Collective downstairs @The Old Pint Pot
BeWilderbeast (AV Show)
Chew Disco and Trash-O-Rama @ The Crescent
The Birth Marks
Bad Uncle and IMPA TV present SFTOC TV @ tba
8 hours of non-stop LIVE TELLY inc music and entertainment from:
The Not That Late Show with John Doran
Kurt Dirt’s Happy Hour
Bonnacons of Doom,
Legion of Swine
+ a whole host of other televisual delights, streaming LIVE to the world! LIVE!
Meat Free in The Burrow present Monoak (live), Perseus Traxx (DJ) and Meat Free DJs
Faktion, Annex & Gesamtkunstwerk in the Islington Mill Gallery Space presentBlood Sport (live), Teresa Winter (live) , ψυχοπομπός, BLOSC & Hess
The Old Pint Pot Upstairs and Downstairs: Carry on till sunrise transports you from Salford to Gomorrah with The White Hotel
Night Fantasy at First Chop Brewing Arm present Paul Thomson (Franz Ferdinand) B2B w/Night Fantasy
+ himHallows presents 'The New Occult ™’. Artist himHallows captains a deep sea trawl to bring the New Occult™ to Chapel St. For one day and one night, the mystical and mythological will reign, as otherworldly characters rise from the dark depths to take over Salford’s age old venues, culminating in the Captain’s midnight masquerade ball.
+ + Samarbeta present Ex-Easter Island Head & BBC Philharmonic Ensemble @ Salford Cathedral
Following on from last year’s triumphant collaboration, 2016 sees the composition of a brand new work. Join us for a sundown show in the enchanting surrounds of Salford Cathedral. Free tickets available on first come-first served basis to wristband holders on the day
+ + + Portable Street Beer House & Cloudwater at Unit 5 - Regent Trading Estate
The two heavyweights of the Craft Beer scene combine to bring top beer & top vibes, a first to SFTOC.
+ + + + NTS Radio: Live Broadcast from NTS Manchester. Their Sunday schedule live and direct from the Islington Mill Gallery space!
+ + + + + Caustic Coastal present 2 projects in their newly opened gallery venue at Unit 2, Regent Trading Estate, Oldfield Road with Coco Crampton x Nicole Vinokur in the Gallery Space & #MAZE in theWarehouse Space.
+ + + + + + The Angel Centre present ‘The Green Yard’ an outdoor live stage and bar. More info tba
+ + + + + + + Street Food Galore – inc vegan, bbq, wood-fired pizza and more.