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Events, listings, articles and links related to activities in the Manchester
featuring free improvisation and associated activities. All platforms & all practices.
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Wow, hot on the heels of last month's lineup, we're…
10th DecemberTOSHIMARU NAKAMURA(no input mixing desk)
The Blank Canvas Octet - Manchester will explore free improvisation…
The Noise Upstairs will be running a free-improv and experimental…
Summit is a cross-discipline improvisation performance. Co-hosted by Mark Reid…

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  • Hanslip / Karlsen – 10th Oct 2019
    Hanslip / Karlsen is a new collaboration between the established British saxophonist Mark Hanslip and the young Norwegian drummer Emil Karlsen. The sax / drum format provides an open space for exploration of various soundscapes, ranging from abstract textures to […]
  • Pollen Count – 24 September 2019
    The Noise Upstairs returns to the Lion for an 8th month (and counting) on Tuesday 24 September. This month we’re delighted to welcome newly-formed Pollen Count as our guest act. Before and after their set we’ll pull names from the […]

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