Artists & Curators
Chosen by national curators including Everything Everything, Huw Stephens, Rob Da Bank, Ana Matronic, Fickle Friends, The Orielles plus many more; catch 40+ exciting new artists perform across eight legendary venues in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, allowing you to capture new acts before anyone else!

As part of the conference and NEW for this year Doves will be doing a songwriting masterclass, plus there will be an In-Conversation with Simon Parkes, founder of renowned live music venue Brixton Academy, an In-Conversation with Bernard Butler, plus lots more interesting industry panel talks.

  • Modern Sky
  • Arts
  • Ticketline
  • Soundcity
  • Kendal Calling
  • bluedot
  • PRS for Music
  • Distiller
  • Exit Live
  • Horus Music