Off The Record
Three of the UK's premier independent music festivals - Kendal Calling, Sound City and bluedot have teamed up with fellow music lovers Louder Than War in bringing a brand new emerging music festival and conference to Manchester's Northern Quarter held across six much loved, legendary music venues, all within 5 minutes walk from each other in the heart of one of Europe's key music cities where the future is always now. 'Off the Record' is about new music and new ideas in recognition of the fact that fast forwarding to the future has always been core to Manchester's music scene.
From afternoon until deep into the night, Off The Record will cast a powerful spotlight on the best of the new, hosting showcase performances by 30 emerging artists across 6 legendary performances venues within 5 minutes walk of each other.
Artists will perform at six legendary performance venues that are listed below.
The gig venues are all located in the Northern Quarter, minutes, and in some cases seconds from each other. These are the following:
- Night and Day
- The Castle
- Soup Kitchen
- Ruby Lounge