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 Thursday 27th September

From 7pm

In association with Musicians Without Borders
The Natural Vibes: Fantastic young reggae band from south Manchester
Extra Love: Manchester's top reggae band feat. Kuntri Ranking and Angel on vocals

Friday 28th September

From 5.30pm

Pete Rootsman Band: An evening of vintage soul, rock and Americana covers. Everybody's favourites; unbeatable!

Saturday 29th September

From 12.30pm

Pete Rootsman, Rickie Syrett, Tracey Brown: an afternoon of the best in acoustic Manchester music.

From 7pm

The Alphabets: Manchester's best live soul and funk band with special guest DJs.

Sunday 30th September 

From 1pm

Chorlton Folk Club presents: Jo Roberts and Mike Seal, T.G. Elias, Mark Greer and Clive Mellor, Dan Bridgewood Hill. An afternoon of Americana, guitars, George Formby and much more, from the best of the legendary Chorlton collective who give folk clubs a new Mancy meaning.

Thursday 4th October 

From 6pm in the Festival Pavilion

In association with Musicians Without Borders
Stone Flowers: An uplifting performance by torture survivors including original songs in English, Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish, French and Kikongo, influenced by folk, jazz and classical music.

Balkanite: A wild concoction of live Balkan Beats, Gypsy Soul, Middle Eastern surf and Nomad Ska with music from Gypsy Hill, the Organgrinder, Behar, and Satellite State Disko DJs. Indulge in the delights of the Balkans by feasting on Rakija and Baklava. NB There is a ticket price for Balkanite. Price £8 adv £10 on the door. Available here.

Friday 5th October and Saturday 6th October 

From 12.30pm

OKTOBERFEST: The Brasswurst Bavarian Beer Band: Manchester's very own authentic "Oktoberfest Oompah band". Expect Lederhosen, Steins of beer and damsels in Dirndls.

Sunday 7th October

From noon

Bavarian DJs feat. Fraulein Olivia Malöne and Herr Phil Jönes

From 2.30pm

MFDF 15th Birthday Party, feat. John Bramwell (7pm), Mike Garry (poet), DJ John Robb (Goldblade and off the telly), Frazer King (best new band in Manchester) and Get Fit with Ruth Goulding's 'Your Health Roots' + Very Special Guests. As a soundtrack to the Birdhouse Cake Sale and Tea Party we present the MFDF "One hell of a" 15th Birthday Party and of course we need to drink the bar dry!

Posted on 19 September 2012

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