North By Northwest

Date(s): Sat 22nd September, 2018 | Time : 2:00 PM

Event Information
Preston city centre’s night time economy venues have come together to stage ‘North By North West’ – a night of live music and guest performers on Saturday 22nd September. Confirmed venues and acts so far include the following:
The MINSTER - St. John’s Minster will open for a 5-act gig, from 7pm, headlined by the SHERLOCKS. Built in 1855, the cathedral will also host:
 
- Twisted Wheel
- Jordan Allen
- The Empire Police
- Life At The Arcade.
 
Organised & promoted by LIVE Events & Promotions, this is set to be the first in a series of ALTR gigs to be held in this prestigious location. Tickets via Skiddle *This particular event will sell out*
 
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Blitz Live Music Venue - the following acts have been confirmed for the daytime event at one of our city's fab independent live music venues:
 
- Karen Harding - launching her top 10 debut single 'Say Something' (has amassed 15,000,000 views / produced by Grammy-nominated wunderkind MNEK)
 
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The Wellington Inn - bringing Millie Weaver from ITV's The Voice to Preston

Other acts throughout the day include:

- Simon Bentham
- Leona Bylinksi
- Moon & The Beams
- Joe Republic
- Jimi Wilson
+ other special guests

*Serving quality freshly-cooked food - with no entry fee*
 
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Dog and Partridge - Hosting a major free event with THEIA headling - performing tracks from their new album, THE GHOST LIGHT.

THEIA play high octane, fully-loaded, riff-driven Rock n' Roll... Catchy choruses, huge riffs and a thumping rhythm section. Since the current line-up came together in 2014, THEIA have been making waves both locally and on the English Rock Festival Circuit. With a focused work ethic and a band built on a love of live music, they say that their aim is to continue writing and playing for the people who support them.

PLUS: support from BLAST TYRANT & Dox Docherty
 
Open all evening serving food & drink - with the main event starting at 9pm.
 
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The Guild - hosting an all-day extravaganzza with 9-10 live acts performing between 2pm-10pm. (Weather permitting, it'll also be outdoors!)
 
Confirmed acts include:
 
- Malboro Lights (country acoustic band)
- Sarah Edwards (pop acoustic)
- Sam Tomlins Trio (indie pop)
- Bella (pop band)
 
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The Ferret - Showcasing local acts that are top of the game (and some of Preston's biggest assets in live music!)

Performing from mid afternoon are:

- Ivan Campo

- Drunk Girls

- AUDREY'S DANCE

- SHANNON ALICE

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Evoque Nightclub - Preston's largest nightclub is opening early and have added the senstational Jaguar Skills to the North By Northwest line up! 
 
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Ships and Giggles - An incredible ALL DAY EVENT
 
Free entry, with entertainment throughout the day including performances by: 
- Samsara rock cover band
- Mardigras Bombers 
- Illerstate 
 
**A free drink is also being offered to everyone who has / purchases a membership card**
 
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Action Records - ALBUM LAUNCH & Performance by The Blinders 

- 5pm 

- Contact the shop for information.

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>>> Is your favourite venue not listed above? Give them a nudge! There's still time for more to get involved <<<
 
 
Whilst many venues have confirmed their acts, artists that are interesting in performing at North By North West should contact Preston BID via email: bid@lancschamber.co.uk.
Please note, venue door entry fees & performance times will vary - make contact direct with venue management with any questions.
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