HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
SALFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL KICKS OFF FOR FOURTH YEAR
 

Star date: 23rd September 2013

SALFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL 240 ARTISTS, 25 VENUES, 4 DAYS!

Salford Music Festival
Thursday 26th- Sunday 29th September
Various venues, mostly free

The fourth Salford Music Festival happens this week with a massive array of bands and singers performing in 25 venues all over the city.

From Broughton's Ren Harvieu kicking off the Fest on Thursday night at St Philips Church, to acoustic nights at the Deli-Lama on Chapel Street, to metal, rock, punk and ska nights at Wangies in Eccles, to a dub night at the White Horse in Irlam, there really is something groovy for everyone in virtually every part of Salford. And most of the gigs are free entry.

More details here…


Ren Harvieu Punkiside of Salford Salford Music Festival
AAAK Angry Grandad Ellie Dibben
Black Sonic Revolver Purge Soul Saboteur
click image to enlarge

The fourth Salford Music Festival explodes this week, between Thursday 26th and Sunday 29th September…240 singers, bands, DJs, rappers and crooners covering every type of sounds on the planet, in 25 venues spread all over the city.

The Festival kicks off on Thursday with Broughton's Ren Harvieu doing a special concert at St Philips Church off Chapel Street, and on the same night there's loads happening around the pubs, bars and cafes of Salford…

From the Ashley Brook in Langworthy (Ben Trethewey, Suzie Does It, The Senior's), to the Deli-Lama on Chapel Street (Angie M, Laura & Claire, Harry Wilkinson, Lei Jennings), to the Eagle Inn on Collier Street (Race to the Sea, Daznez, Aidan Cross and Johann Kloos), there's all sorts of tunes going off.

Meanwhile there's three pubs on the `Height hosting gigs – The Wellington (Electronic Pimp, Without Andrew and Jolanga), The Red Lion (Sam Moran, The Jane and Mike Band and Jess Harwood), and the Wagon and Horses (Aaron, Jealous of Girls and Dan Fable).

The Lower Kersal Social Club weighs in with the `Punkiside of Salford' starring Aidan Cross & Johann Kloos; Veladrome, Half VI, Dischord and Potential Victims.

Around Chapel Street virtually every pub has something going on… Thursday sees The Black Lion's two stages debut with Ellie Dibben, Liam McClair, Flossie and Alex Chow on Stage 1, and Hey Bulldog, The Slow Readers Club, Gareth Icke, Big Unit After Party, Vince Vega, Dave Mathews, Big Unit DJs and Gavner P on Stage 2.

The Salford Arms hosts POSITRONIK and Modern Alarms; the New Oxford features Bo Weavil, Luna Marada and Soul Saboteur, and the Sacred Trinity Church comes in with a bang, courtesy of AAAK and Big Unit..

Around Eccles, The White Horse has an indoor and outdoor stage, and starts on Thursday with sets from Incredible Planet, The King's Parade and The Suns; while Wangies has a Metal and Rock night starring the ace sounding Angry Grandad, Not Above Evil, Footprints In The Custard, Searu and Shades of Avalon.

The Hope, on Eccles Old Road, stages Richie Syrett, Black Sonic Revolver and ISSIMO, while, in Monton, The Park showcases Hartless & The Matchstick Ghosts, Blank Cheque and Kellys Heroes.

Even Media City is getting in on the Salford act this year with gigs at the Dock Bar and Lounge on the Piazza (Ed Blaney and acoustics sets from John Mackie; Chris Flynn; Judith Ude, Death To The Strange and Ryan Jarvis).

The Salford Museum and Art Gallery is the first venue putting on a Festival event, with The Jane and Mike Band appearing at 1pm and Blue Zen at 3pm on Thursday afternoon.

"Again we have some brilliant bands/acts/poets/DJs all coming to play in Salford pubs, cafes and bars, real gigs and again most are free" Festival organiser Ed Blaney "This year is the biggest one so far and will be rock n roll all the way. Anyone wanting to help out or get involved can, we are all about Salford, it's people, and we want everyone to have a brilliant time, four days of live music, club nights, after after-parties…it's gonna be another cracker in Salford."

Over the next few days, the Salford Star is going to try and preview as much of the Festival as possible, which is almost impossible. But check out details of all the venues, bands and more at the Salford Music Festival website www.salfordmusicfestival.co.uk

 

 

Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
Giraffe
Salford Star contact
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: COMMUNITY GREEN SPACE CAMPAIGNERS JOIN DEMO OUTSIDE SALFORD CITY COUNCIL MEETING
How many of these people complaining will go out and vote labour in the next election? The only way to stop this vote them out and... [more]
article: COMMUNITY GREEN SPACE CAMPAIGNERS JOIN DEMO OUTSIDE SALFORD CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Bob makes sense but after the Westminster shambles this week who knows how the public will vote come elections. Labour may be thro... [more]
article: STRANGE HEADLINES AND CUTS QUOTAS AT SALFORD CITY COUNCIL
Rossi,what do I know about you? I) You've got a personality disorder. II) You post views that you don't believe in ! III) You cra... [more]
article: ‘CONCERN’ OVER SALFORD CITY COUNCIL NURSERIES
Have our council not learned any lessons about outsourcing? Urban vision? Carrilion? Can these people not come up with some scheme... [more]
article: COMMUNITY GREEN SPACE CAMPAIGNERS JOIN DEMO OUTSIDE SALFORD CITY COUNCIL MEETING
What a nice bunch of pleasant type dissidents you seem to have here. They are all wasting their time here though. Dennetts mob wil... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

ECCLES HOMELESS SHELTER COURT CASE SET FOR END OF JANUARY

Star date: 18th January 2019

TOOTHBRUSHES AND SOCKS FOR THE HOMELESS

On 9th January at the Manchester Civil Justice Centre, the judge allowed an eight day extension for those homeless people currently occupying the old doctor's surgery in Eccles. The case has now been set for the end of January, giving them an extra two weeks to prepare a legal defence.

Meanwhile this week, the Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre, which is helping the Shelter, took delivery of loads of pairs of thick winter socks and around one hundred toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes donated towards its new Medical and Dental Surgery for the homeless and ex-offenders.

Full details here...

SALFORD GRADE II LISTED VICTORIA THEATRE STEP CLOSER TO BEING SAVED

Star date: 17th January 2019

NEW OWNER CONSIDERS RESTORATION PLANS FOR LOWER BROUGHTON THEATRE

After Lower Broughton's 'at risk' Grade II listed Victoria Theatre was sold last year, there were fears that it would be pulled down for development but the Salford Victoria Theatre Trust has today announced that its new owner "has engaged with the group to seek out a way forward, even vowing to consider plans to restore it for its original purpose".

The Trust is now putting together a business plan and pitch to present to the owner at the end of the month, with a meeting planned with Salford City Council next month to discuss the theatre's future.

Full details here...

COMMUNITY GREEN SPACE CAMPAIGNERS JOIN DEMO OUTSIDE SALFORD CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Star date: 16th January 2019

'IT'S THROWING RESIDENTS TO THE WOLVES OF RAMPANT DEVELOPMENT'

Before a full meeting of Salford Council this morning, residents campaigning against development on green spaces in the city held a demonstration outside the Civic Centre.

Representatives of campaigns including from Campbell Road, Duncan Matheson, Walkden and Buile Hill Park then went into the meeting to hear City Mayor, Paul Dennett, say that the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was "protecting green belt and green spaces", after Carol Boyce of Saving Our Neighbourhood had accused the Council of "throwing residents to the wolves of rampant development".

Full details here...

NEVER MIND THE BREXITS HERE’S THERESA PUPPET BY CABINET OF MILLIONAIRES

Star date: 16th January 2019

SALFORD ACTOR CLAY WHITTER STARS IN THERESA VIDEO

As Theresa May balances on the political precipice, Cabinet of Millionaires has issued its Theresa track and video which sonically destroys her policies on homelessness, austerity and more.

Theresa stars Salford artist and actor, Clay Whitter, as a homeless bloke trying to make a buck out of a dancing Theresa puppet – it says it all, never mind the Brexits.

Full details here...

‘CONCERN’ OVER SALFORD CITY COUNCIL NURSERIES

Star date: 14th January 2019

'CONCERN' AS SALFORD COUNCIL NURSERIES PUT OUT TO TENDER

In a letter to Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, the Save Our Salford Nurseries Campaign has expressed concern that the uncertainty and "slow progress" over the future of the five outstanding Council nurseries "has had a significant impact on the staff and service".

The nurseries were put out to tender last month, and the Campaign, while inviting the Mayor to a meeting at the end of this month, warns him that "A privatised option has been shown to lead to problems of cost, delivery and long term viability".

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx