Stretch Local @ Un-Convention Manchester 10/11/12

For the last 6 months a group of people who share a passion for Manchester music, art, film and spoken word have met in Hulme every week to collaborate, share ideas and programme an all-day festival that takes place in, and celebrates the creative influences of Hulme itself…

Un-Convention 10.11.12 will be a unique event exploring Moss Side and Hulme’s rhyme, punk, party, reggae and dance culture that ultimately influenced the world. Through a magical journey of unpredictable encounters, parties, exhibitions, projections, spoken word performances and talks, Un-Convention 10.11.12 will unravel the secrets of the cultural melting pot of Manchester.

By Day: (Panels – Free entry):

Expect talks with everyone from clubbing branders, DJs, labels, to those who know, have known and experienced Hulme and Manchester’s most amazing music, parties and cultural happenings from the beginning.

By Night: (£5 wristband):

Numerous venues around Hulme will be hosting grassroots to high profile talent from the local area, immersing the audience in dance music from reggae and roots to house, disco, drum & bass and hip hop.

As part of Un-Convention 10.11.12, featuring some of Manchester’s most influential techno, house and disco club nights and DJs, Northern Groove & Stretch Local is proud to present the following line-up of Manchester based DJs at Z-arts (formerly the Zion Centre):

24:00 – 01:00 Ashley Beedle (Heavy Disco)
23:00 – 24:00 Johnny Abstract & Rick Nichols (Bohemian Grove)
22:00 – 23.00 Neil Diablo (El Diablo’s Social Club)
21:15 – 22.00 Irfan Rainy (Community)
20:30 – 21.15 Graham Massey (808 State)
19:30 – 20.30 Ste Spandex (Wet Play)
18.45 – 19:30 Il Bosco (Red Laser Disco)
18:00 – 18.45 Jason Boardman (Aficionado)
17:15 – 18:00 Wes Cutloose
16:30 – 17:15 Francis Wooff (That Amazing Thing!)
15.45 – 16:30 Disco Mums
15:00 – 15.45 Dan Soulsmith & Abigail Ward (Stretch)

Un-convention at Z-arts will celebrate 4×4 beats from the last 20 years (Disco/House/Techno).

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M.E.N article 08/11/12 featuring Graham Massey (click to enarge)

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