29 June – 16 July 2017

Rose Mercie Festival

For the sixth Festival in My House in May 2017, Kate Armitage welcomed guests to her home in Whalley Range for a weekend of workshops and performances celebrating world music culture.

Kate invited Rose Mercie, a Parisian girl band that blends pop and avant-garde sounds, to Manchester for their first UK performances. During the day, the band held workshops for aspiring female musicians to experiment with songwriting, one word and self-taught approaches to music. Then in the evening, live performances introduced guests to the band’s unique sound.

Presented by Kate Armitage with support from Manchester International Festival.

Featuring:

Rose Mercie:
Michele Albertini
Lou-Anne Djian
Inés De Falco
Charlotte Kouklia

Girl Camp:
Francesca Clement
Molly Ann Clement
Raynor Clement
Mica Sinclair
Eleanor Wolstenholme
Geraldine Wolstenholme
Verity Wolstenholme

Festival in My House is part of My Festival, supported by the Baring Foundation, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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