Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival Announces First Wave of Acts
Manchester’s multi-venue event, Neighbourhood Festival is set to take the city by storm on October 7th, 2017, as a raft of artists have been confirmed for their first phase line-up announcement.
Headlining the festival are Worcester quartet, Peace, who’ll be bringing their critically acclaimed psychedelic indie-rock leanings to Manchester. The band have got two studio albums under their belt, 2013’s In Love, which was followed I 2016 by Happy People. Expect to hear tracks from both albums.
Alternative hip-hop act, Rat Boy, will be making his presence known as he spits his quasi-political bars over beats, brass, and guitar licks provided by his backing band. Rat Boy has cemented himself as a prominent figure on the indie hip-hop scene here in the UK, and doesn’t seem to be planning on leaving us any time soon.
Tonnes of additional acts have also been announced for the festival, as organisers have gone all out to deliver a diverse roster covering a range of musical styles. The Amazons, Cabbage, The Orielles, The Strypes, Billie Marten, Jaws, Black Honey, and Superfood will also be appearing.
Keep an eye out for a number of other sonic sensations as silky soulster Xamvolo will be making an appearance, as will the Vryll Society, Bloxx, High Tyde and metal band Inheaven.
Neighbourhood will take place across a number of venues in the south of the city, which include The Ritz, The Union MMU, The Albert Hall, Sound Control, Gorilla, Dog Bowl, XOLO, Deaf Institute, The Zoo, Revolution Oxford Road, Underdog, and Factory.
Manchester Neighbourhood Festival takes place Saturday, 2nd October, at various venues across the south of Manchester.