In The City festival – Manchester
aaamusic | On 25, Aug 2010
More exciting news from this year’s In The City festival, Manchester (13th-15th Oct) with the next wave of bands for this year’s festival to include:
Sky Larkin, Is Tropical, Porcelain Raft, Oh No Ono, O Children, Team Ghost, Chad Valley, D/R/U/G/S, Hype Williams, Mz Bratt, Ruff Diamondz, American Men, Fiction, Breton, Brown Brogues, Ellen and the Escapades, Eagulls, Scorcher, Jodie Conner, Dog Is Dead, Slow Motion Shoes, Lissi Dancefloor Disaster, Beaty Heart, The Bewitched Hand On The Top Of Our Heads, Mujeres, Youthless, Bright Light Bright Light.
They will be joining already announced No Age, Mount Kimbie, Male Bonding, Yuck, Crystal Fighters, Factory Floor, oOoOO, White Ring, Skepta, Kisses (debut UK shows), Ital Tek, Teeth, Andreya Triana, Mazes, John Weise, Spectrals and many more in what’s shaping up to be one of In The City’s best line-ups yet.
What’s more there’s still some great deals for everyone -both industry and non-industry alike so everyone can be sure not to miss out:
– wristbands still ONLY £29
– hostel and wristband package still ONLY £72 for 3 nights stay at Hatters
– early bird delegate passes still £150 plus VAT till the 31st August
– hotel and pass packages available at £450 for 3 nights stay at City Inn (ITC main conference venue)
On the conference side… there’s more special guest pannelists/keynote speakers confirmed too including long-time R.E.M. manager Bertis Downs appearing in conversation with former Warner Music Chairman Rob Dickins.
They will join;
– Roc Nation President & Co-Founder Jay Brown in conversation with Nick Raphael, MD of Epic Records
– Manchester dance music legend and MD of the newly re-launched Deconstruction Records Mike Pickering in conversation with Paul Morley
– XL Recordings/Positiva Records co-founder Nick Halkes, Jho Oakley of Jho Management (Pendulum, Chase&Status, Sub Focus, Noisia) and Caroline Protheroe the former head of Dance for Virgin Records who now manages David Guetta among others.
There’s no doubting this year’s festival’s going to really special – particularly having lodged itself further into the city’s cultural and creative heartland having moved to the Piccadilly and its Northern Quarter.