Only live show of 2011 at Manchester International Festival
Hosted by Dave Haslam, Close Up is a short series of exclusive on stage interviews with Manchester icons Bernard Sumner (Joy Division/New order), music writer and broadcaster Paul Morley and former Magazine/Bad Seeds bass player and soundtrack composer Barry Adamson.
The Live strand features a handpicked selection of Manchester’s finest new bands, who will perform original material and one-off covers with some very special guests.
Other highlights at the festival include a three-week residency from Bjork who premieres her Biophilia live show.
True Faith programme in full:
Close Up featuring Bernard Sumner
Mon 4 July 19:00
Live Egyptian Hip Hop, XXXY, Plank!
Tue 5 July 20:00
Live LoneLady, Silverclub, Air Cav
Wed 6 July 20:00
Close Up featuring Paul Morley
Mon 11 July 19:00
Live D/R/U/G/S, Young British Artists, Golden Glow
Tue 12 July 20:00
Close Up featuring Barry Adamson
Wed 13 July 19:00