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10th Edition of Manchester Psych Fest - 2023

Photo by Piran Aston

We are firm fans of Manchester Psych fest and are so excited to help announce the 2nd wave of tickets as the 1st wave is ALREADY sold out!

Known for being across multiple iconic venues within Manchester City Centre, the day festival is ram-packed full of awesome psych infused bands which bring colour and vibrancy to the town.

We had the pleasure of attending this past September which you can find the full review here if you are not sure if it is for you. We can assure you however, it probably will be.... it's a day which has insane talent left ,right and centre, gives you multiple opportunities to expand your musical palette and let your gorgeous hair down.

Why wouldn't you want to experience it?

So join us for the 10th and BIGGEST instalment of this amazing festival on 2nd September 2023

Get them before they sell out

Current Line-Up:

Los Bitchos. Sorry. The Lovely Eggs.

Ulrika Spacek. Crocodiles. The Underground Youth.

Panic Shack. White Flowers. L'Éclair.

Jemima Coulter. Maruja. Regressive Left. Heartworms.

Madmadmad. Sunfruits. Cruush

+ many more, including headliners TBA




Some photos of 2022

Manchester Psych Fest - Crowd shot by Matthew Button

Tinariwen 2022 by Olivia Kenny

Sugar Candy Mountain @ YES

Kurt Vile 2022 - by Olivia Kenny


With headliners still to be announced in the new year, Manchester Psych Fest 2023 will bring hotly-tipped psychedelic cumbia outfit Los Bitchos to Manchester for a Psych Fest debut, alongside the triumphant return of noisy favourites The Lovely Eggs, London rockers Sorry, shoegaze five-piece Ulrika Spacek, San Diego’s noise pop masters Crocodiles, Berlin-based The Underground Youth and Welsh genre-pushers Panic Shack.

Further additions to the first wave of acts include dream-pop duo White Flowers, Swiss groove merchants L’Éclair, Bristol-based singer/songwriter Jemima Coulter, Manchester jazz-punks Maruja, dance-punk outfit Regressive Left, gothic-tinged singer/songwriter Heartworms and more.

With plenty of big names and festival activities still to be announced, over 60 live acts will play 2023’s festival, as it takes over Manchester’s Albert Hall, O2 Ritz, Canvas, Gorilla, Deaf Institute and YES for a jam-packed day of incredible live music, DJs, workshops, arts, food and drink on 2nd September 2023, following on from a blistering 2022 festival that saw the likes of Kurt Vile, black Midi, Tinariwen, Warmduscher, Jane Weaver, Battles and Hinds thrill the Manchester crowds.

Festival organisers have worked hard to expand the festival area, working closely with venues to create a safe, enjoyable festival experience, with plenty of opportunities for people to see their favourite acts across Manchester’s premium venues.

Expect another classic as Manchester Psych Fest 2023 takes place on Saturday 2nd September 2023, with live music, DJs, art installations, pop-up street food, merchandise and much more.

Prices will increase in the lead to the festival.

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