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Monday 10 May 2021

[@]Blackthorn Music Festival

Blackthorn Festival

This event will return in July 2016

The Blackthorn Music festival is a showcase for Manchester's new and upcoming bands and performers. 2015 will the third events and promises to be bigger and better that before. With a mixture of styles and genres, focussing more on the indie, rock and acoustic genres, there’s sure to be acts that cater to everyone’s musical tastes.

The festivals also features a body of tribute bands and presently booked are The Smiths Ltd, Happy Mondaze and The Clone Roses, with DJ slots from the legendary Clint Boon. They have partnered with Blastbeat, a charity that promotes young talent all over the country, which you can find more about at www.blastbeat.org.

The festival also includes live art, acoustic acts, spontaneous live art installations, and silent discos and jamming sessions from, lest forgetting the variety of quality food and drink on offer.

The Blackthorn Festival is shaping up to be a must attend event given the quality of the line-up.

Held at Etherow Country Park during the weekend of 24th-26th July 2015, in what could be described as a rural part of Stockport, however it is only 1.5 miles from Marple railway station and there are many buese that connect or run near to the park (304, 383 & 384).

Blackthorn Music Festival

George Street