PARKLIFE WEEKENDER AFTERLIFE: KALUKI PRESENTS – JAMIE JONES, EATS EVERYTHING & RICHY AHMED – 12/06/2016

– THE ALBERT HALL, MANCHESTER – The closing night of the Parklife Weekender Afterlife series sees the iconic Albert Hall host what I think is the best line-up the Sunday evening has to offer.  Kaluki are notorious for throwing the most extravagant and appealing parties and the trend wasn’t about to be bucked. It was easy to see why the Albert Hall was rammed to the rooftop with the likes of Jamie Jones, Eats Everything & Richy Ahmed... Read More

PARKLIFE WEEKENDER AFTERLIFE: PREDITAH, P MONEY & BARELY LEGAL – 11/06/2016

– GORILLA, MANCHESTER – One of the best Parklife Weekender Afterlife parties has to offer is being held at Gorilla, Manchester. A chic bar-come-gig venue, Gorilla has seen the best in most genres play, from Skream to Circa Waves. As I make my way up the stairs at Gorilla, absolutely shattered from a soaking day at Parklife, I hear the booming sound coming from Jam DJs. For a support act, playing to fairly spacious venue due to transport... Read More

PARKLIFE FESTIVAL RETURNS NEXT WEEKEND

Parklife 2016 Next weekend is an incredibly important one for those who are supporters of great music and good vibes. Heaton Park plays host to the fantastic Parklife. The festival is curated by the likes of Hacienda & Warehouse Project creator, Sacha Lord – so you already know what to expect. It’s now Manchester’s turn, once again to show the UK how it is done. Parklife has given festival-goers more of the same from last year as you’ll... Read More

INTERVIEW: BIPOLAR SUNSHINE

Bipolar Sunshine Photo by Hollie Fernando Last June, Bipolar Sunshine performed at Soup Kitchen to celebrate the launch of his debut EP Aesthetics. That night, his performance managed to cast an eye-shielding, dazzling light over the somewhat conflicting, dim, grey concrete tiles of the Soup Kitchen basement. Helium balloons soared, and this alluring underbelly of Manchester was infused with a light, I had never seen it showered in before. That night... Read More

NEWS: PARKLIFE 2014 EARLYBIRD TICKETS

As 45,000 music lovers descended on the iconic fields of Heaton Park, Parklife cemented its place as one of the UK’s biggest music events. Temperatures soared as crowds roared to unforgettable performances from the likes of Johhny Marr, Savages, and a very special performance from Plan B. While Manchester played host to over 150,000 music fans over the course of the weekend the attention was firmly focused on The Parklife Weekender. Sunday’s... Read More

LIVE: PARKLIFE WEEKENDER – 08/6/13 – 09/6/13

– HEATON PARK, MANCHESTER – With over 40,000 tickets sold, Parklife’s fourth year is off to a big headed start. Headlining acts such as Plan B, Example, Disclosure, TNGHT and Johnny Marr have certainly helped ticket sales sore to new heights, bringing an official start to the British summer in style..but can the festival live up to its high expectations with a new venue and an even bigger crowd? Massive tents will soak in hoards of young... Read More

NEWS: PARKLIFE 2012 – LAST YEAR AT PLATT FIELDS PARK

Only 12 weeks are left until what is set to become Parklife Weekender’s third consecutive sold out festival, seeing revellers fillPlatt Fields Park in Manchester on 9th and 10th June. Promoters have now confirmed that 2012 will be the festival’s final year at its current location as plans for ever more impressive production and next-level line-ups supersede the potential of the current venue. Those wishing to join The Flaming Lips, Dizzee... Read More

NEWS: THE PARKLIFE WEEKENDER – LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Oklahoma City’s psychedelic alternative rockers The Flaming Lips and grime rapper Dizzee Rascal are today confirmed as the star headliners for The Parklife Weekender at Platt Fields park on 9th and 10th June 2012. Crowning the festival’s main stage on Saturday and Sunday respectively, these two artists lead the first line-up announcement for Parklife’s third annual party. The finest pop, indie, electronic and crossover sounds are represented... Read More