BBC 6 Music Festival Fringe at Victoria Warehouse

A festival reflecting the variety and alternative spirit of BBC Radio 6 Music...

The BBC Radio 6 Music Festival Fringe takes place on Friday 28th February and Saturday 1st March 2014, at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester.

The venue is also a stone’s throw from Media City, which is home to many of BBC Radio 6 Music’s shows.

The BBC Radio 6 Music Festival Fringe will run in two sessions each day between 12-3.20pm and 3.40-7pm. Reflecting the variety and alternative spirit of BBC Radio 6 Music.

A spoken word stage featuring BBC Radio 6 Music’s favourite poets, artists from the festival line up in conversation, Victoria Warehouse DJs and more:

  • John Cooper Clarke, Murray Lachlan Young, Alan McGee, Tim Burgess, Haim, Huey Morgan and more TBA (FRI)
  • Craig Charles, Murray Lachlan Young, James Blake, Bob Stanley, Viv Albertine, Peter Hook and more TBA (SAT)
  • A record fair featuring independent record shops from across the UK
  • A film screening area curated by BBC Radio 6 Music presenter and Grammy award winning music documentary maker Don Letts
  • A photographic exhibition by Jason Joyce, who documented some of the station’s most important moments from the last year
  • Performances curated by BBC Radio 6 Music’s award winning Freak Zone: Radiophonic Workshop (FRI) & The Part Time Heliocentric Cosmo Drama After School Club: A Sun Ra Tribute (SAT)
  • Live band karaoke and more surprises.

Victoria Warehouse said: “We’re excited to be holding our inaugural festival in a city that’s played such an important role in British music history.”


#6musicfringefestival is FREE & you can apply here


Victoria Warehouse Hotel & Events, Trafford Road, Manchester M17 1AB


0161 660 7000


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