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NOVELLA, THE WATCHMAKERS, SECRET FIX, COWTOWN added to Psychedelic celebration 
Phobophobes, Enemies Eyes, Psyblings, Lavender also join the multi-venue festival.

London female trio Novella make the trip North for Manchester’s 4th Psych fest along with fellow Londoners Phobophobes.

Secret Fix (featuring members of Temples) also make the trip, whilst Leeds noise makers Cowtown bring their raucous live show to the city.

Mancunian Psych veterans The Watchmakers make their usual appearance at the festival and are joined by fellow North-West acts Psyblings, Enemies Eyes and Lavender.

They join an already stellar bill consisting of Liverpudlian experimental sensations CLINIC. Plus glam-psych rockers Telegram, Los Angeles’ Triptides, Bristol’s James Bond enthusiasts Spectres, and locally based Plank! & Silver Vials.

Manchester is blessed with many clubnights that embrace psychedelia, most of which will be providing vibes on the decks throughout the day including Electric Jug, The Beat Chics, Wet Dreams and Bleached DJs.

£10 early bird tickets have SOLD OUT but a second release of £12.50 tickets are available via Skiddle, DICE (NO FEES), Songkick and See Tickets. Full Price advanced tickets are £15.

The event will run from 3pm till midnight across two venues – Night & Day Cafe on Oldham St & Aatma (formerly Kraak) on Stevenson Square. Both venues are within 100 yards of each other. Wristbands gain you access to both stages plus free entry to antics Clubnight at Night & Day Cafe with Telegram guesting on the decks from midnight.

The event is for over 18s only.

Those lovey folk at The Night & Day Cafe have also given us a pair of tickets to give away. If you want to put your name in the hat, just email your name and number to our editor simon (at) with the subject Gimme The Psych and we’ll pick a winner the weekend of the 7th of May.
The winner has been picked and contacted. Many thanks to all those who entered.