Following its debut sold out year in 2016, Manchester’s multi-venue live music event and conference, Off The Record, returns 10th November 2017 in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
Off The Record, launched by three of the UK’s premiere independent music festivals, Kendal Calling, Liverpool Sound City and Bluedot Festival, and music site Louder Than War Magazine, is all about innovative ideas, new music and emerging artists.
By day, it features a music conference at the Methodist Central Hall, curated by Liverpool Sound City and Louder Than War Magazine, featuring key speakers from labels, publishing, A&R, streaming and live, to inspire those starting out in the music industry. By night, Off The Record will put the spotlight on new music, hosting performances from 30 emerging artists across 7 live venues, with acts performing not announced until 24hours before.
Off The Record will run as follows:
Thursday 9th November: 7pm-late – Networking drinks at Night & Day Cafe Come open the festival and network with delegates at one of Manchester’s newest small venues.
Friday 10th November: 9.30am-6pm – Conference at Methodist Central Hall Registration from 9am
6pm-late – Music Showcase at Jimmy's, Aatma, The Peer Hat, Soup Kitchen, Gullivers NQ, Night & Day Cafe, The Castle Hotel
Join us for an astronomical weekend at Jodrell Bank. Explore music, science, arts, technology, culture, food and film beneath the iconic Lovell Telescope. Prepare to boldly go where no festival has gone before.
We return to Jodrell Bank on 20th - 22nd July 2018. Weekend tickets are on sale now. Book to discover the bluedot > bit.ly/BD18tickets