A night of some of the best up and coming Manchester bands and artists. Headlined by Fresh indie-pop quartet Corella and hosted by the amazing performance poet, ARGH KiD.
Corella are currently bouncing between the studio and the road with their powerful vocals, melodic guitars and pulsating drums.
Their singles have been supported by the likes of BBC Introducing, ITV, BBC Sport, Manchester United, BMX brand ‘Mongoose’, and Spotify playlist’s ‘The Indie List’, ‘Indie Roadtrip’ and ‘Hot New Bands’.
A busy festival season included appearances at Truck, Y NOT, Tramlines, Ramsbottom and Edinburgh Fringe, followed by a UK tour in October including their biggest headline show to date at a sold out Academy 3 in Manchester.
The band recently sold out Camden Assembly for Live Nations ‘Spotlight 2019’.
“Wow” – BBC Introducing Manchester
“Indie sing-alongs for days” – Amazing Radio
A sound that is reminiscent of the romantic 80s synth-pop era. The Navettes are dominating the Manchester music scene. Having played some of the cities most acclaimed venues such as Club Academy, Gorilla and the O2 Ritz, showcasing their energetic live performance and infectiously catchy songs while pioneering the revival of the 80’s sound.
Support from ITV, Yamaha and BBC Introducing has seen an overwhelmingly positive response and fuels the fire for even bigger and better things to come.
From their hometown of Manchester, Dantevilles are regenerating alternative pop at the same rate as the city regenerates itself. Soulful and diverse, their clean, canny guitars and dual vocals reimagine the city’s sound through the crisp architecture of their atypical rearrangements. As England’s industrial noise dissolves, Dantevilles sing songs for a new north.
Adhering to their name, indie quartet KOSMONAUTS are a Manchester based band whose stellar singles are demonstrating them as an emerging act in the North West scene, with songs transporting fans up and beyond.
KOSMONAUTS released their debut single ‘When We Were Young’ in early 2017, before going on to release their self-titled EP later the same year, with hit tracks ‘Lady Lovesick’ and ‘When It Suits’ both making it on to BBC Introducing Manchester. A year on, and still thriving on the continued radio success, the band released ‘Stay’, a powerfully energetic and cosmic anthem that forecast the band’s melodic prowess and energetic compositional abilities. The band has had a string of hit shows, and since played Sunniside festival in Sunderland, alongside indie kings The Lightning Seeds and Reverend And The Makers, and Tramlines Fringe in Sheffield, displaying foundations of a rapidly emerging group.
Wordsmith Sensation David Scott has toured the country, played to sold out crowds and dazzled millions with his lyrical prowess. The “Acapella Eminem” is now the Official Poet for the NSPCC, UEFA and Manchester United and his work has been broadcast to homes across the globe. There are few artists in his genre able to provide on-point commentary and storytelling with the same spirit, skill and compassion.
David is also a poet on a mission to make the artform accessible to the masses. Using his own experiences as a template he facilitates workshops across the country, creating a sense of what is possible to young people when you pick up a pen.