The Filaments to headline the Manchester Punk Festival 2015…

The Filaments to headline the Manchester Punk Festival 2015…

With a line-up already boasting some of the finest underground punk bands around, it was clear the forthcoming Manchester Punk Festival was always going to be one of the events to attend this year; however organisers have really ramped it up by announcing The Filaments are to headline the 2 day festival.

Manchester Punk Festival 2015
Fri 17th – Sat 18th April 2015
Sound Control, Manchester

They join a line-up that includes The Stupids, The Restarts, Crazy Arm, Revenge of The Psychotronic Man, Wonk Unit, Roughneck Riot, 2 Sick Monkeys and many more. The festival is not confined to Sound Control, gigs are to held at The Ducie Bridge, and The Thirsty Scholar with an after show party at Joshua Brooks – full details from the MPF website.

The Filaments to headline the Manchester Punk Festival 2015…

Advance tickets are available now; £15 for the full weekend – Tickets.

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Phil Newall is 47, from The Wirral - he earns his living not writing about music nor playing music...though sorely wishes he could. He was fortunate enough to see many of the first generation punk bands when they played the U18's matinee shows at Eric's, Liverpool. As an attendee at Eric's he was exposed to punk rock, dub reggae, art rock, and all manner of weirdness; as a customer at Probe Records he was variously served and scowled at by Pete Wylie and Pete Burns - he has written for Record Collector, Whisperin & Hollerin, and Spiral Scratch and wanted to write a book detailing the Liverpool punk scene; however with 'Head-On' Julian Cope beat him to it...and frankly did a much better job.

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