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The Alternative guide to Freshers in Manchester

If you want to breakaway from the standard (and expensive) Freshers club nights, take a look at the best underground clubs Manchester has to offer.

The Alternative guide to Freshers in Manchester

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If you fancy listening to some good music and experiencing some of Manchester’s finest underground night clubs this freshers, we have the perfect guide for you, so forget the cheesy freshers wristband and get exploring.

Monday 18th– Hit & Run Start of Season

Kick off the week right with a night of Drum & Bass at Hidden, with T-Man and Berry Blacc hosting what promises to be a killer evening.

HIT & RUN returns to 2015’s Best Club in Manchester after a string of sold out shows throughout the year, with this one guaranteed to be the biggest party yet. Ivy Lab will be headlining with Strategy and Chunky, as well as a special B2B Jungle set from the resident Chimpo.

Deep Medi’s latest signing Egoless will also be flying in to make his Manchester debut, so don’t miss out on this unforgettable night by grabbing tickets now!

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Tuesday 19th– Cult Presents Project Pablo

For Tuesday, CULT will be bringing the Canadian Project Pablo across the sea to perform a night of high energy at the Soup Kitchen, inspired by the depths of dollar bins and adult contemporary.

The Soup Kitchen in the Northern Quarter will become your friend, easy to get to and surrounded by the most interesting and fun side of Manchester, so break the ice early by getting to the first party of the new season.

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Wednesday 20th – Zed Bias ‘Different Response’ Album Launch

Join Texture MCR and Old J Spiced Rum in celebrating Zed Bias’ latest album, with a blow-out show of electronic music, complete with an exclusive Q&A and screening of his albums video content.

Metrodome will kick the night off, getting you started before Zed Bias takes the stage in his native Manchester to deliver a night of drum & bass, house and garage.

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Thursday 21st – MotherFunkers Freshers Carnival

Thursday will take you to Antwerp Mansion off the legendary Curry Mile for a night of funk, disco balls, and groovy sax music.

Carl Magnus Thomas will be delivering a phenomenal live sax performance, with more performers, installations, projections, confetti cannons … you name it, keeping the night psychedelic and funky until morning.

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Friday 22nd – High Hoops presents 20 years of Rush Hour Records

Loop back around to Hidden for Friday night, now that you’ve gotten to grips with more of the Manchester scene. Korean DJ Hunee will be heading up the night, with San Proper, Cinnaman, Volcov – Neroli and Margie due to keep the music flowing in one of the most versatile club nights Manchester can offer.

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Saturday 23rd – Rolla Disco: DJ Format

After a full week of partying, there’s no excuse to get lazy for Saturday – so put your skates on and take to the floor for a fully-fledged roller disco at the Albert Hall.

DJ Format will be bringing his signature soulful funk and hip-hop set, with one of the North’s most respected DJs, Krysko warming up the decks. Others to join the line-up are Will Tramp! and Sam Redmore, so you’ll have a full night of the best in funk and disco. Make sure you grab tickets now before they all roll away!

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Freshers is meant to be a week to remember (although usually best forgotten), so make sure you have the best possible experience by attending some of the many great events Manchester has to offer!

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Written by
Jake Jones
12th September 2017

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