The Manchester Punk Festival is taking place again in 2017, between the 20th and 22nd April, across a number of venues in Manchester, UK’s City Centre, the festival has now added the energetic punk rock of Canada’s Brutal Youth, the politically charged punk rock of Essex’s The Filaments, the melodic hardcore of Liverpool punkers Chief, the acoustic pop punk of Onsind, the 80’s hardcore of Throwing Stuff and the anarchic folk punk of Matilda’s Scoundrels to the 2017 line up, as well as Tosserlad, Bobby Funk, Rash Decision, Iron Drugs, Grotbags, Dirty Twisters, Muskets, Lineout and One Hidden Frame being added to the already impressive bill.
The Manchester Punk Festival has announced the next wave of bands that will be descending on Manchester for MPF2017. Canadian skate punk legends Belvedere will be returning to the UK for their first show in over five years, German tech-punkers Money Left To Burn, Danish singer-songwriter Stoj Snak and German ska-core kings BrainDead have also been added to the party. Grand Collapse and Petrol Girls will both be playing to add some fire to the performances, along with bands including Faintest Idea, Maid Of Ace and a rare appearance from AOS3 to get you moving.
Early bird tickets sold out in 24 hours, general tickets are on sale now for £30 and are available here
Further announcements and offers for MPF17 can be viewed below
Philadelphia’s Paint It Black will be playing their first UK show in seven years at Manchester Punk Festival 2017. Paint It Black and its members embody what the festival is all about in terms of supporting grassroots music, keeping things ethical and addressing serious issues through music and community. Featuring members of other legendary bands such as Kid Dynamite, None More Black, Ceremony & Lifetime, Paint It Black are one of the most important and influential hardcore bands around. This will likely be one of two shows Paint It Black play in the UK. In addition to Paint It Black the Manchester Punk Festival also proud to welcome another legendary band in the form of New York’s The Toasters. This band have been a stalwart in the ska-punk scene for as long as most of us have been alive and it’s an honour to have them as part of the festival.
The rest of the first round of confirmations are below
The Shirts for a Cure Project will once again be throwing a free day party at SXSW in Austin, Texas. This year’s party will feature Paint It Black, Fake Problems, Bane, Title Fight, Riverboat Gamblers, Dave Hause and The Flatliners and will be free.
The event will be held at Red 7 (611 East 7thStreet) on Friday March 18th, doors open at noon sharp. Donations will be collected at the door and are strongly encouraged.
This is the sixth year Shirts for a Cure has produced a showcase for SXSW. Performers in the past have included My Chemical Romance, Hot Water Music, The Bouncing Souls, 7 Seconds, Circa Survive, Head Automatica, Lifetime and many more.
There will be limited space at this event, so please arrive early to be assured entry.