Sarah speak to DIY punk hero Jeff Rosenstock about their No Dream tour, day-to-day creativity and composition, and the quirky day jobs he's had over the years. This is the full version of an interview originally published in the Manchester Punk Festival 2022 programme.
Sarah got together with Kaz (Follow Your Dreams) and Big Hands (Knife Club) to recount the highs and lows of Manchester Punk Fest 2022. Featuring all the bands we fell in love with, including Nosebleed, Snatch Game, Random Hand, Electric Press, Fatalist, Going Off, Forever Unclean, NEXO, Sewer Cats, Smoking Gives You Big Tits, Corrupt Vision, PMX and heaps more.
Sarah's personal write up of Manchester Punk Fest 2022, giving you the behind-the-scenes perspective. Featuring bands like A Wilhelm Scream, Svalbard and Random Hand, lots of running around and happy tears - the little moments you want to remember for years to come.
There's been a flurry of last-minute substitutions to the Manchester Punk Festival line-up, as bands pull out (mainly because of Covid). We wanted to give you a quick finger-on-the-pulse run down of the newly added bands! Get them ClashFinders updated!
Get geared up for Manchester Punk Festival with our conversation with one of the organisers - Kieran Kelly from Moving North! Listen to us chat about the evolution of the MPF, Kieran's 15 years of DIY promotion experience, The Fest as an inspiration, and tips for making the most of MPF2022.
Manchester Punk Festival is a the biggest DIY punk rock party the UK has to offer. After two-year gap, it's time to party once again! Sarah's spent months researching the line-up, and has picked the Top 10 bands that you just HAVE to go see.
We're hosting a get-together for any sober or sober-curious folks at Manchester Punk Festival 2022. Festivals can be a bit intimidating if you're trying to stay off the sauce, but we don't want it to be that way! Swing by for a laugh, get some guidance on alcohol-free options and make some new friends.
Manchester Punk Festival is a large multi-venue festival taking place in April each year. Remaining fervently DIY, it is staffed by a dedicated volunteers who come back every year. As part of that group, Sarah endeavoured to find out what makes MPF's volunteer team so special.
Enjoy this in-depth interview with Manchester hardcore genre-smashers Follow Your Dreams, originally to be included in the Manchester Punk Festival program.