Glorious. sold-out, hometown show at the fabulous Ritz venue, by Manchester’s The Slow Readers Club.
An emotional, celebratory fundraising all-day music event, with proceeds to Macmillan. The charity event featured live music and DJs across two stages, as well as a raffle with a monumental list of prizes. Acts included Maximo Park, Chris Helme, Kyle Falconer from The View, Bex, Horsebeach, Dust Junkys and the Soul Twins. Plus loads more.
More info on this special event can be found here
Some live videos from the day:
Gallery of other acts who throughout the day:
Josh McClorey of The Strypes chatted about his band, their new album (due next year), the Irish national team and also United. Part 2 of the interview – where McClorey talks about Elton John (who signed them) and David Beckham, is in next month’s mag.
I also met new band Ghosts of Social Networks, based in Old Trafford and, at that time, yet to play a live show.