Manchester District Music Archive: Play / Record

Susie Stubbs
Piccadilly Records shelf, by creative tourist

A Sunday afternoon session of live DJs, music, personal stories and talks to celebrate MDMA’s music history-led exhibition at The Lowry.

Spend your Sunday afternoon in good musical company, as Manchester District Music Archive hosts a special afternoon of music, a scanning session and a special presentation from exhibition designers, PIN especially for the Weekender. Part of its ongoing exhibition, Defining Me: Musical Adventures in Manchester, the afternoon features a live set from DJ and author John McCready and an MDMA show-and-tell where you, the music lover, bring in your music and nightclub ephemera and stories. Tickets, album covers, posters, bootleg recordings, autographs, clothes: bring it all, scan it into the MDMA online archive and record your own story alongside some significant others – such as punk professor, CP Lee – who have played their part in music history. Exhibition and music industry designers, PIN will call on some of their most interesting collaborators to discuss their own personal musical adventures and the role of visual design within the musical landscape of Manchester. The Lowry, Promenade Gallery, The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ, Sunday 13 October, 1pm-4pm, free (pay bar).

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