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Upcoming shows: Vetiver... La Luz... Francis Lung... John Francis Flynn... Jenny Hval... Ben Caplan... Advance Base + Karima Walker... Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel... Xenia Rubinos... Lael Neale... Will Samson... The Handsome Family... Rory Butler... Dana Gavanski... Charles Watson... Penguin Cafe... Curtis Eller... Ólafur Arnalds... Poppy Ackroyd... Pet Deaths... Polly Paulusma... The Dears... The Sheepdogs... The Burning Hell... Freya Beer... Angel Olsen... The Unthanks... Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra... Grandbrothers... John Craigie... Dustin O’Halloran... Plastic Mermaids... Dan Mangan... Josh Rouse... Julie Odell... Heartless Bastards... Alice Boman... Skinny Lister... Jesca Hoop... Stars... Rachel Baiman...

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.

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