Band On The Wall is hosting a free street party over Coronation weekend

An array of global artists and genres during the coronation weekend, offering a unique celebration of music and culture.

By Manchester's Finest | 2 May 2023

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Band on the Wall is hosting a World Party Weekender, over the coronation weekend from 5th – 7th May. This event will bring together a variety of global artists, both inside and outside the venue, offering a unique cultural experience through music.

The weekend’s activities will commence on the Friday with The Orb marking their 35th anniversary by performing tracks from their seminal Adventures record, alongside a selection of new releases. Later that evening, The Elephunk in the Room will enliven the Bar room with their distinctive sound.

Saturday and Sunday will feature a free outdoor world street party, presenting acoustic music from Bryony Lloyd, Noelle, Paiden, and Abigail Laker. DJs GALDEM REJOICE and Andy Shake’N’Fingerpop will keep the atmosphere lively throughout the day.

On Saturday, Greek hip-hop collective ΒΠ will perform on the Bar stage, while Mestizo Collective will introduce their debut album, a blend of Colombian folk traditions, London jazz, and hip-hop, on the venue stage. Sunday will see a special performance by Dur Dur Band International, as founding members reunite to perform Somali funk and disco.

Additionally, the World of Music learning floor will host various events catered to young people over the weekend. These events aim to offer engaging and educational experiences for the future generation of music enthusiasts.

For more details on the World Party Weekender, including event listings and artist information, visit the Band on the Wall website.