Nov 3, 2016

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Festivals: Off The Record Manchester – Lineup Revealed!

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After bringing you news and previews over the past few weeks leading up to this Friday’s Off The Record Festival, we are delighted to announce (24hrs before kick-off, as promised!), the lineup for this very exciting event that is set to take over Manchester’s wonderful Northern Quarter

Below is the full line-up of emerging artists listed by performance venue and set times,
detailing which of the many high-profile, carefully picked curators chose them to perform…

THE CASTLE:
6-6.30pm: URI
– as chosen by Frank Turner
6.50-7.20pm: Blueprint Blue
– as chosen by Tim Burgess
7.40-8.10pm: Rhain
– as chosen by Elizabeth Alker (BBC 6 Music)
8.30-9pm: Caro
– as chosen by Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1 Introducing)
9.30-10pm: Marthagunn
– as chosen by Will Spencer (Music Glue) and Mike Walsh (Radio X)
10.30-11pm: Willie J Healey
– as chosen by Craig Evans (Flying Vinyl)

GULLIVERS:
6.20-6.50pm: Lewis Bootle
– as chosen by Frank Turner
7.10-7.40pm: Dan Bettridge
– as chosen by John Rostron (SWN Festival)
8-8.30pm: Blackwaters
– as chosen by Andy Smith (Futuresound)
8.50-9.20pm: Her’s
– as chosen by David Pichilingi (Sound City
9.50-10.20pm: The Pearl Harts
– as chosen by Joe Morrison (Pledge Music) and Elena Jimenez (Popped Music)
10.50-11.20pm: Seafoal
– as chosen by Sean McGinty (BBC Introducing Radio Lancashire)

AATMA:
6-6.30pm: Tear
– as chosen by Tim Burgess
6.50-7.20pm: Loa Loa
– as chosen by James Moodie (Vevo)
7.40-8.10pm: Shrinking Minds
– as chosen by Simon Pursehouse (Sentric)
8.40-9.10pm: Eat Fast
– as chosen by Joe Frankland (PRS For Music)
9.40-10.10pm: TV AM
– as chosen by Chris Bye (Arts Council) and Phil Saxe
10.40-11.10pm: Nova Twins
– as chosen by John Robb (Louder Than War)
11.40pm-12.10am: Youth Man
– as chosen by Carlo Solazzo (Birmingham Promoters)

SOUP KITCHEN:
6.10-6.40pm: Freak
– as chosen by Elena Jimenez (Popped Music) and Andy Smith (Futuresound Events)
7-7.30pm: Acre Tarn
– as chosen by The Line of Best Fit
8-8.30pm: Saltwater Sun
– as chosen by Tom Lovett (Sofar Sounds)
9-9.30pm: Strong Asian Mothers
– as chosen by Kate Hutchinson (Guardian Guide) and Georgie Rogers (Virgin Radio)
9.45-10.15pm: NGOD
– as chosen by John Kennedy (Radio X)

NIGHT & DAY:
6.30-7pm: Xamvolo
– as chosen by Yaw Owusu (Nothin But The Music) and Mark Ryan (Amazing Radio)
7.30-8pm: The Orielles
– as chosen by Shell Zenner
8.30-9pm: John J Presley
– as chosen by Danielle Perry
9.30-10pm: Francobollo
– as chosen by John Kennedy (Radio X)
10.30-11pm: Rews
– as chosen by Lara Baker (Aim)

RUBY LOUNGE:
10.10-10.40pm: Bossy Love
– as chosen by London in Stereo
11.10-11.40pm: The Age of Luna
– as chosen by Adam Ryan (The Great Escape)
12.10-12.40am: False Advertising
– as chosen by Sean Adams (Drowned in Sound) and The Tipping Point
1-4am: Ticketweb Afterparty

In addition, take a read of the official press release for OTR too,
detailing all of the additional exciting features that will be available to lucky ticket-holders!…

Off The Record is all about NEW music, showcasing different artistic styles and innovative ideas. Following the daytime conference, which features discussions and panels from the likes of Everything Everything, Tim Burgess, art director Brian Cannon (Oasis) and photographer David Drake (The 1975) and many more, Off The Record Live will cast a powerful spotlight on the best new music, hosting showcase performances by a host of emerging artists across 6 legendary performance venues
within 5 minutes walk from each other

The cutting edge line-up has been chosen by national curators such as Guy Garvey, Huw Stephens, John Kennedy, Tim Burgess, Lara Baker and Elizabeth Alker, to name but a few, who have each put forward hotly tipped emerging artists, defined by only having been together less than 24 months and having not yet released an album. With a huge focus on the undiscovered, Off The Record has set themselves apart by choosing to not announce the line-up to the public until 24 hours before the event

Finally, check out the official OTR Spotify playlist HERE, featuring the artists performing this weekend!

For all further info, head to www.otrmcr.co.uk