Un-Convention weekend in Manchester

Un-Convention has been doing these great music events all over the world and has finally come back home with a great weekend of events in Manchester taking place this weeken Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November inc.

Lots of panels, lots of live music and lots of events in three separate events combined into one right across Manchester and Salford this weekend.

Tickets and details from here.

Manchester Prepares for an Unmissable Weekend of Festivities

Award-winning Manchester based cultural enterprise ‘Un-Convention’ proudly presents its first ever 3-part festival on home soil. Over the weekend of 9th-11th of November, this independent global music community will take over the city to celebrate its passion for Football, Music and Food in 3 distinct festivities. Featuring everything from star footballers, to groundbreaking DJs, live acts and mouthwatering international cuisine, Un-Convention Manchester is set to be an unforgettable experience!

Tickets can be obtained by registration on www.unconventionhub.org. Entrance to all three events is LIMITED and early booking is advised.

Un-Convention Football – The National Football Museum
Friday 9th November
Un-Convention Football will celebrate the beautiful game’s role in uniting, engaging and inspiring communities all over the world. Featuring talks, panels, exhibitions, live music and more, this free event is a unique opportunity for the public to interact directly with football legends such as Pat Nevin and Patrick Vieira and representatives from key football organisations such as the City In The Community, The Manchester United Foundation, Manchester Football Association, FC United, Football Against Racism, the Football Supporters Federation and many others. Entertainment will come in the shape of live performances by The Whip, Franco and the Dreadnoughts and further acts to be revealed. A standout free event for the whole family, not to be missed by anyone with an interest in football.

Un-Convention 10.11.12 – Venues across Hulme
Saturday 10th November
Un-Convention 10.11.12 will explore Moss Side and Hulme’s crucial influence upon the legendary Manchester Dance Music scene. Through a journey of unpredictable encounters, parties, talks, music, exhibitions, projections and spoken word performances, Un-Convention will seek to unravel the secrets of this cutting edge cultural melting pot. From Dogs of Heaven, Kelzo and Doodlebug to the local Punk, Party, Reggae, DIY, Rhyme and Dance culture, explore the layers of the highly creative output of Moss Side and Hulme and its ultimate impact on the world. Honeyfeet, The Autonomads, Extra Love, Mike Mayhew, Al Baker and others are set to kick off daytime festivities. By night, various venues around Hulme will host some of the most exciting DJs, bands and performers from the area’s past and present, including Skittles, Mouse Outfit, Graham Massey, Chris Jam, Unabombers, DJ Krust, Fingathing, Bohemian Grove and the cream of Manchester’s club nights.
Daytime tickets are free through registration /£5 wristband required for night time gigs

Un-Convention Upstairs on The Curry Mile – Antwerp Mansion and Venues across Rusholme’s Curry Mile
Sunday 11th November

This final date on Un-Convention’s trilogy of Manchester events will happen along the fragrant nooks and crannies of Rusholme’s Curry Mile. A one-off feast of beautiful sights, tastes, sounds and smells, Upstairs on the Curry Mile takes place from noon until 1am on Sunday, November 11th. Featuring talks from keynote speakers, traditional and contemporary music, mouthwatering food, film, workshops and DJ sets celebrating Asian and Middle Eastern culture, this cultural extravaganza will delight all the senses. Involving some of Manchester’s most exciting new promoters and leading Asian Music industry experts, expect to hear music from the likes of Bobby Friction (Radio 1), Symbiz (Berlin), Martina Topley-Bird, MCs Metz and Trix, Punjabi Hitsquad, Satellite State Disko and others, as well as many talks, workshops and presentations. An unmissable free celebration of cuisine, music, culture and diversity.

Previous articlenew issue of Vive le Rock out now- the UK’s best punk, rock n roll, new wave and beyond magazine!
Next articleJohn Hiatt: Mystic Pinball – album review


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here