Hungry Pigeon Preview – May 28-30th, Manchester

Posted on May 27, 2010


written for High Voltage

Manchester’s Hungry Pigeon swoops back into town this weekend and it looks set to top last year’s inaugural event. It is an amalgamation of all things creative, with music, film, fashion photography and art coming together to create a special spring bank holiday weekend festival in Manchester. Athlete are the headline music act, performing in Piccadilly Gardens on the Saturday; but they are not the only notable name set to perform, with Reverand Soundsystem, The Longcut, Liam Frost, Karima Francis, I Am Blackbird, Kirsty Almeida, The Travelling Band and Kid British all set to play. As Hungry Pigeon continues to soar, expect it to dominate the festival scene in Manchester for many years to come.

This year’s offering encompasses a diverse array of talent. From big-name musicians to high-profile photographers and artists, Hungry Pigeon encapsulates the very essence of creativity that defines Manchester, and with two of the most respected promoters in town on board, one can expect a thoroughly well-organised and exciting weekend. Somewhere close to 150 bands will play over the 3 day event, ensuring most popular music tastes are catered for.

Entry to the outdoor event in Piccadilly Gardens is free, unless capacity is reached, in which case a wristband is the only way to guarantee entry. Access to the indoor venues requires a weekend ticket or day pass. See and in order to purchase one, or alternatively, pop into Piccadilly Records to buy in person. For more information consult the official Hungry Pigeon website Amazingly, a weekend pass only costs £25 and ensures you can see everything on display. A day pass is £12.

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