Hide & Seek Festival is a new event held at various venues in Manchester from Thursday 29th May until Sunday 1st June.
There will be Four days of gigs, in more than 20 venues, showcasing over 150 up and coming acts, with more established, and recently signed acts headlining the larger venues. Each venue will be hosting five or more acts each night along with prominent DJs supporting.
Artists so far confirmed for Friday at various venues are:
Shebeats, Dave Hulston, Sketches, Mosaics, Spitfire, + Last Picture Soundtrack, Page 44, The Thirst, The Virgin Marys, The DeBretts + King Kayak + The Revolvers, These Eyes Are Camera's, System Fault, Hey Sholay The Ending Of, Brindride, Kick Riot, The Brascoes, The Sirens Call, Super U, English Tea, Beat The Radar, Lucifer Over Lancashrire , The Boohoos, Moral Soul, Dan Torras, Bashphelt, and The Satellites.
Artists confirmed for Saturday at various venues are:
The Wallbirds, It's A Buffalow, Medicine Bow, The Federals, ODI, Blues and Snake, To The Bones, Dear Superstar, Whipcord, Minions, The Underclass, The Old Romantic Killer Band, Them Next Door, Radio Dynamics, Daniel Orlick and The Diplomates, Green Man Says Go, Dirty Soul Club, Gillian Edgar, Costello, The October Game, Buck Brothers, Delayed Promise, The Weather, Cotton Town Music Club, The Hings, The Forge, Montie Cassino, 3ac, Sex Radio Boys, The Harks, BHD, Myth of Unity, Darlings of the Splitscreen, Disco Machine Gun, David Tyrell, and Random Pam.
Artists confirmed for Sunday at various venues are:
I:Candy, KOOPA, Shakey Jakes, The Wigan Kicks, The Difference, Tiny Dancers, Bone Box, Ten Bears, Watch This Fire Spread, With Double Base, Buccanan, The Tides, Motion Picture Soundtrack, GK and The Renegades, Avalon Way, False Image, A Boy Called Doris(tbc), The Generalissimos, Small Amp, Catch Riley, Amida, Stereo Horizon, Four Day Hombre, The Paris Riots, Mr Derry, My Captive Audience, Palm Struck, Gut Worm, Sarpanitum, Nailed, Currahee, Amputated, Ingested, Theoktony, Bison Hammer, Carjack Mallone, Afterglow, Emma Street, Glad Eyes Victorian Dad, The Beautiful Sleezy, Fourtunefeller, CuteLoony, The Same Mistakes, Sound Stripe, Codette, Aoura Project, The White Company, Dandretta, Skelletons, The Jives, 1913, Mara Marcial, Jessie Rose Trip, The Addiction, SR Gents, Liam 1987, Damian Mercer, Shimeon, Phil Higgins, Dave Abbott, Ardent John, Stormy Corner, Luvva Anna, Andy Griffin Band, The 99's, The News, The Headliners, The Hyads, Swings N Roundabouts, Physic psurgeons, Chuck Farthing, Gia, Mummers of Tension, Holly Burton, Ill member, China White, Astro Physics(tbc), The Christophers, The Drake Equation, The Would be Emperors, A New Breed Of Monkey, Blue Vinyl, The Bambinos, Union City Soul, Smiling Ivy, Charka, The Plan, Blind Atlasm, Heath Seeds, Yerba, The Huw Wilcox Band, Got Got Need, Earthona, Cohesion, The Jannocks, Rubakai, and The People involved (acoustic).
There are still a few names to added yet. Tickets are on sale, priced at £39.99 for the 3 days, or £13.99 for any day, with tickets for individual gigs also available. To buy, click here.
The festival will be supporting VERSUS CANCER with many of the featured acts donating their fees to the charity and 10% of all proceedings will be donated to the charity and a percentage of the single prize profits will be given also.
More information will be here when available.
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Hide & Seek Festival 2008
last updated: Thu 8th May 2008