TGtM Recommends: Local Festivals '14
Festival season '14 is all ready in full swing. From Glasto to Womad, there really is something for everyone, whether you're a festival first timer or a seasoned pro, picking the right festival can make or break your weekend.
So, where should you go, who’s headlining and how much is it going to cost you? Here’s our pick of the best local festivals…
Manchester Jazz Festival
When: 18th - 27th July
Where: Various Venues, Manchester
Price: £10.00 +
Manchester Jazz Festival features 9 days of contemporary jazz from the North West, the UK and abroad with national premières of original work and international debuts. Within the wide-ranging performance programme, MJF runs a unique commissioning scheme of originals, pioneered to encourage musician-composers to experiment with new ideas.
When: 26th - 27th July
Where: St Mary's Park, Manchester
Festwich is a tribute act festival that brings you blistering sets from the best rock and indie bands in the universe, without their costly ticket prices. The line-up is still under-wraps – expect some of the biggest tribute acts in Europe on two stages, over two days of crowd-surfing, chorus-chanting, festival fun.