17 April 2019
North Fest already boasts a great line-up with The Smiths Ltd, The Clone Roses and Clint Boon already announced with a further special guest. This will be held on the North Fest Stage, there will also be a Hacienda Themed Party where you get the chance to see Davos, Nokes, Michael Quadelli and Merca. There will also be live DJ sets in the bar area of the festival so no matter where you are there will be entertainment!Get Tickets
Big news for the people of Failsworth, local DJ Jamie Nokes has used his passion for music and is delivering a music festival. The festival will feature indie tribute acts, a set from the legendary Clint Boon and also a further special guest to be announced. That is just the Main Stage as there is also an Hacienda themed party, which will feature a live DJ Set from Davos.
The event is child friendly and will have activities such as face painting and a bouncy castle, a perfect day out for all of the family.
Jamie told us just how important the split between genres is to him, he said "Being brought up with both my parents who were music mad and the massive Manchester music scene at the time, it got me into all the bands aswell as the Haçienda type music... as you can see from the lineup."
Jamie also runs another event in Manchester with fellow DJ, Michael Quadelli, called ThirdEye, which is more focussed on house and tech, although he has a strong passion and love for indie music which has led to North Fest being aimed at a wider audience and will certainly be a hit with the locals.
We managed to catch up with Jamie and he gave us an insight into the thinking behind North Fest and just what kind of event we can all be expecting...
"I love music, and I just wanted to put on an event for all the locals where they didn't have to go far to hear some great music and be part of an amazing event. I have worked very hard behind the scenes on this and I believe it will be the biggest event that has ever come to Failsworth."
"The aim is for North Fest to become an annual event, I already have a few suprises for this year which I cannot reveal just yet but I know everyone will be in awe, and hopefully they will want more next year! I am going to do all I can to make this successful and anyone who knows me well, will already know just how good this event will be."
"I will be on a float at this years Failsworth Carnival, doing a set and promoting the festival! I hope to see you all at North Fest and hope this is just the beggining for the people of Failsworth!"
The event will be held at The Millgate Pub in Failsworth, which is a perfect venue and also right in the heart of Failsworth, locating right near Tesco. The tickets are £15 for an adult, £5 for under 14's or free for children that are 5 or under, get your tickets today by clicking here.
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