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October 2022

Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Moxie

October 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£15.40

Moxie are an Alternative Folk band emerging from traditional Irish music roots. The band have travelled the world including a state visit to Vietnam, festivals and tours through the US, Canada, Australia and Europe. They released their second album in September 2021, ‘The Dawn of Motion’ described as a timeless body of work. With this album release, Moxie take a new direction driven by vibrant songs and avant-garde genres. This new venture has been perceived as “a sound that reflects…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Festival Club Friday

October 14 @ 11:00 pm - October 15 @ 1:00 am
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£13.20

See three of the best emerging English folk acts in HOME, the vibrant hub venue of Manchester Folk Festival.  Full artist line-up to follow soon. This event is a bustling club environment and a great way to end your night at Manchester Folk Festival. The event runs from 11pm - 1am. Due to the late nature of the event the age restriction is 18+ Please note - image is taken from previous Festival Club and artist pictured will not appear…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Daoirí Farrell Trio

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£16.50

Part of Manchester Folk Festival 2022. Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell is described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent years. Six months after releasing the album ‘True Born Irishman’ Daoirí won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 for Best Newcomer and Best Traditional Track, and performed live at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Since then…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Will Varley plus support

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
02 Ritz, Whitworth Street West
Manchester, M1 5NQ United Kingdom
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£23.20

Part of Manchester Folk Festival 2022. Singer-songwriter Will Varley has come a long way since his early days haunting the open mics of South London and busking around on The Underground. Following the release of his 2018 studio album ‘The Spirit of Minnie’, his UK tour drew to a close with a triumphant show at London's legendary Shepherd's Bush Empire. Will has toured relentlessly across Europe and America as support act for Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Valerie June and The…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – The Longest Johns plus support

October 15 @ 7:15 pm - 10:15 pm
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£19.80

Part of Manchester Folk Festival 2022. The Longest Johns, the trailblazing band at the forefront of last year’s transatlantic resurgence of sea shanties – being the instigators of the TikTok phenomenon and chart hit, Wellerman -  head to Manchester Folk Festival this October to perform songs from their latest album ‘Smoke & Oakum’. Featuring the legendary folk songs that fuel the band’s passion for the genre, alongside thrilling original offerings, Smoke & Oakum is a treasure chest, each song a…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – The Drystones

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£13.20

Part of Manchester Folk Festival 2022. The ‘indecently talented’ duo of Alex Garden (fiddle) and Ford Collier (guitar, low whistle) have been honing their take on traditional music since their humble beginnings as teenagers busking the streets of Somerset. After years of playing the folk circuit, they are on a mission to make their shows a unique space: where people of all generations can enjoy folk music. Noticing that young people were under-represented at folk shows, The Drystones decided it…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Hannah Moule & The Moulettes

October 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£15.40

Now embarking on the biggest musical adventure in their career so far, Hannah Moule & The Moulettes are continuing to challenge expectations with this extraordinary project. In place of a fifth album, Xenolalia is 55 pieces of music; a set of songs about communication told 5 ways for 5 ensembles: Strings, Horns, A Cappella, Electronica & Electric. An experiment in composition, collaboration & production, with full access to the project through Patreon. 2022 will see the 2nd Xenolalia Tour: The…

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Manchester Folk Festival 2022 – Festival Club Saturday

October 15 @ 11:00 pm - October 16 @ 1:00 am
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN
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£13.20

See three of the best emerging English folk acts in HOME, the vibrant hub venue of Manchester Folk Festival.  Full artist line-up to follow soon. This event is a bustling club environment and a great way to end your night at Manchester Folk Festival. The event runs from 11pm - 1am. Due to the late nature of the event the age restriction is 18+ Please note - image is taken from previous Festival Club and artist pictured will not appear…

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November 2022

John Smith and Katherine Priddy @ The Vale

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Vale, Unit 2, Vale mill, Off Micklehurst Road
Mossley, OL5 9JL United Kingdom
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£18.70

This November sees two of the UK’s most exciting songwriters hit the road together for the first time as part of a collaborative UK tour. Following on from a fortuitous encounter in a Kansas City hotel lobby earlier this year, John Smith and Katherine Priddy have been testing the musical waters together and the result is a powerful meeting of rich harmony and melodies and a galvanising new venture for both artists. This Autumnal tour will see these artists travelling…

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