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Upcoming shows: Beans on Toast... Elle Mary & The Bad Men... Samaris... Gravenhurst Plays Flashlight Seasons... Sweet Baboo & The Pictish Trail... Frozen By Sight... Cherry Ghost... Justin Townes Earle... BC Camplight... Mike Heron & Trembling Bells... Nat Johnson... Last Harbour... Ólafur Arnalds... The Unthanks... The Handsome Family... Public Service Broadcasting...

When: 7.00pm on Thursday 14 May
Where: Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Celebrating the genres of contemporary classical and minimalist electronica, the high-profile opening event of the Futuresonic 2009 festival features stunning live A/V performances from the world-renowned Mexican electronica artist Murcof, a rare UK performance from Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson and the Iskra String Quartet, with support from Mancunian Denis Jones.

Support between all live sets from the Last.fm DJ team.

Tickets are £16 advance, £14 concessions from Skiddle.com.

All shows are 18+ unless otherwise stated.

Hey! Manchester is supported by First Chop Brewing Arm.
Read our monthly gig guides on Creativetourist.com.