M20 Collective Take Over
Saturday 28 May, 2016 - 13.00 - 01.00
M20 Collective’s take over sees collaboration and amalgamation of Manchester artists from musicians and writers to visual artists and crafts men and women. Free all day with a £4 entry for the evening of live music and soul, funk and 60′s musica in to the night!
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The line up so far includes…
Contemporary fusion band PAREIDOLIA, a melting pot of original sounds and genre styles from jazzy drum and bass to down-tempo soul grooves.
TANGERINECAT, a unique duo whose music combines hurdy-gurdy with electronics, keyboards, whistle, mesmerizing vocals and politically-charged lyrics – with a Ukrainian twist.
LYCHEE, an 8 piece band fronted by Free Wize Men‘s Blind MIC,Layfullstop and Mayo De Zulu, with influences ranging from grime and jungle to jazz and indian folk music all produced by Blind MIC, Red Eye HiFi and new up and coming Manchester producer Khadu. It is their first show ever having adapted a 5 piece live band with the existing material and will feature special guests the other 2 members from Free Wize MenAfro Sam and Kiva/KayBey as well as fellow collaborators Sangy and Ellen Lewis.
Ecuadorian duo of talent GOYCO; think acoustic psychedelic rock influenced by latin american rhythms
High-octane afro-rock-funk-psych spectacular AGBEKO from Manchester. Drawing their inspiration and energy from the golden age of 1970s’ Nigerian, Ghanaian and Ethiopian dancefloors, this 7-piece diet-AGBEKO command a wealth of powerful sing-along originals and unique arrangements of afrobeat and ethiojazz rarities.
SLING MUSIC BAND, a joyful mix of blues, rock and funk bringing the country to the city.
NATALIE WARDLE from the The Beat Chics. Local visual artist and female selecta, will be spinning grooves into the night!
SHORT STORY WORK SHOP by Danielle Jawando
PLUS… a Laughing Yoga Class in the day to night switch over.
***ARTISTS & CREATIVES EXHIBITING ***
Elnaz Yazdani – Unique Textiles and Jewellery
Iain North – Graphic Design Visuals
Ella Blackmore – Handmade Hair Accessories and Vintage
Chan Yan Kim – Photographer
Manchester Craft Mafia – Crafts Accessories
Little Beasties – Handmade Headbands