News / 14.03.23

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Janelle Monáe to play Manchester International Festival 2023

The city-wide cultural event returns from 29 June to 16 July

News / 02.12.20

All Hands On Deck and Swing Ting’s Balraj Samrai among names selected for MIF Sounds scheme

The new scheme from MIF looks to support collectives, musicians and artists working in Manchester’s local music scene during the pandemic.

News / 24.07.19

Jlin has composed the soundtrack for a new video game as part of MIF 2019

Jlin has provided the soundtrack for a new video game, commissioned for this year’s Manchester International Festival (MIF 2019). Songs of the Lost was created for MIF by the Canadian designer Paloma Dawkins along with a team of international collaborators.

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News / 10.07.18

Fever Ray, Bicep and Palms Trax are heading to Manchester’s Special Edition

Manchester International Festival and The Warehouse Project are joining forces for a series of specially curated shows in November

William Basinski © Nate Walton
Events / 21.04.17

William Basinski, LEVELZ, Holly Herndon and more announced for Manchester International Festival

BBC Radio host Mary Anne Hobbs has also curated the line-up for the Dark Matter series as part of the festival