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Dot to Dot is a unique, multi-city festival experience that is recognised as a breeding ground for fresh talent and and discovering new music. This is the 15th event now and the festival continues its relentless streak of bringing exciting bands to Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham. Headlining this year is Crystal Fighters; the English/Spanish band make electronic music to dance to with Basque instruments, synthesisers and vocals. Tickets are only £14 so this is a perfect day of music for students.
Spanning over three cities and various venues, Dot to Dot Festival literally takes over the city when it arrives in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham. Venues include, Albert Hall, 02 Ritz, Gorilla, Soup Kitchen in Manchester. 02 Academy, The Fleece, SWX, Thekla in Bristol. Nottingham Trent SU, Rescue Rooms and Rock City in Nottingham to name a few.
Jordan Rakei is a talented musician with jazz and hip-hop influences coursing through his soulful sound. He's collaborated with Disclosure and Tom Misch as well as releasing his own critically acclaimed album on Ninja Tune in 2017, 'Wallflower'. Keep an eye out for The Orielles, a fresh energy in the new wave of indie rock music. Whilst Swedish rockers, Viagra Boys, are keeping heavy guitar music going strong in 2019 with their heavy rocking.