Raw Fest ft Mr Scruff + live bands + DJs + events

  • Saturday | 15.06.13
  • 12.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £12 advance...

One-day music and arts festival at Jackson’s Boat in Chorlton featuring special set by Mr Scruff plus live bands, DJs and performers across all genres.

“Creating a stage for Manchester’s RAW talent”

Between Sale and Chorlton, in an idyllic woodland on the banks of the River Mersey, Jackson’s Boat will be hosting the second annual spectacular outdoor event, RAW FEST!

This mini music festival will feature an outdoor stage and festival marquee, showcasing some of the region’s finest raw talent. Be one of the crowd to experience a day of original live bands, DJs, astonishing acts and magical surprises

Bands & Artists Confirmed So Far:

Mr Scruff (Evening Headline)

Second Hand Wings
Black Lights
Shauna Mackin
Krisshan Jade
The Chanteuse & The Crippled Claw
Thingumabob & The Thingumajigs
Thugs On Wolves
Rum Thief


Main Stage

1pm – 10pm – Live Bands
10pm – 12pm – Mr Scruff

Marquee Stage

1pm – 5pm – Acoustic Artists
5pm – 10pm – DJS

RAW FEST is a platform for breakthrough local artists to showcase their talent, bringing together a collective of passionate people both on stage and behind the scenes. The charity event is supported by Band on the Wall, LS-Live and Backstage Academy.

Expect a great line-up of bands, eclectic sounds, and fantastic live music in the daytime and DJs late into the evening.

“RAW FEST was a brilliant event and has set the standard for mini festivals, one that I can only hope more will follow. Now, with the sunshine a distant memory and the rain clouds once again swirling around, all I can say is this: BRING ON RAW FEST 2013!”
– Jonny Lewis, Quenched

Income from this year’s event will also support The Band on the Wall Foundation which provides a programme of learning and participation projects for young people across Manchester and beyond – get down and show your support!

Early Bird tickets on sale now from just £9! Limited availability so first come served!

Festival will begin at midday.