Off The Record is a multiple venue music and conference event, which returns to Manchester's Northern Quarter on Friday 10th November with a curated line-up of fresh new music acts.
The event features a programme of industry talks and seminars during the day, and in the the evening over 30 emerging names play in the city centre across seven venues all within walking distance, with the names picked out by over 30 curators including Vanessa Bakewell, Mike Walsh, Chris Hawkins, Deborah Coughlin, Harriet Jordan-Wrench, David Borrie and Phil Taggart - with the only criteria being that the bands are no more than 24 months old and don’t have a debut album to their name.
From 6pm-late is the Music Showcase at Jimmy's, Aatma, The Peer Hat, Soup Kitchen, Gullivers NQ, Night & Day Cafe, The Castle Hotel
The line-up is kept secret until 24 hours before the event, but it's now been revealed and the details including venue splits are here.
A gig pass is priced at £15, which gives access across the venues and an Gig Pass/Conference Package is priced at £35.
Pulled together by the creative heads behind Kendal Calling, Liverpool Sound City and Bluedot Festival, Off The Record is a new concept designed to champion and discover the very best in unsigned and emerging new music, whilst bringing together voices in the industry.
During the day at Methodist Central Buildings, Sound City and Louder Than War will curate a music conference featuring people from the music industry - Label and publishing A&R, agents, bloggers and promoters.
Venues include Night and Day, Band on the Wall, The Castle, Gullivers, Soup Kitchen, Aatma, Ruby Lounge, Methodist Central Buildings.
There'll be more information here when available.
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