In The City, originally founded by Salfordian Tony Wilson, highlights Salford talent this week with two Fringe free nights showcasing some top sounds.
Electric Wednesday at Peter Hook's FAC251 on 13th October, includes indie dance from Coup de Ville, top proper songs from John Herring and the unique electronic voice and soundscapes of Kin. Bands from outside Salford include Times New Romans, Violet Bones and The Screening.
Acoustic Thursday at TROF on 14th October includes ambient, electronic fold from Death to the Strange, psychedelic acoustics from Quiet Rebellion, 21st Century folk ballads from Mathew Grey, harmonies and melodies from Love Locked Out and Manc/Japanese indie pop from Glass Ankle.
13th October 6pm-11pm free
FAC251, Princess St, Manchester
14th October 7pm-11pm free
TROF, Thomas Street, Manchester
Hear John Herring at www.john-herring.com