Janelle Monáe

plus special guests

Thu 4 July, 2019

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Janelle Monáe makes her MIF debut with an exclusive show on the opening night of MIF19.

A singular and spectacular live performer, Monáe received massive acclaim in 2018 for Dirty Computer, which reached the top ten on both sides of the Atlantic and was named NPR’s Album of the Year. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, actress (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) and activist is playing just two UK dates in 2019 – and we’re thrilled she’s joining us for this one-off open-air show at Castlefield Bowl.

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Image Credit: Priti Shikotra

Long may she rule.

Manchester Evening News

Leaving Castlefield we felt surrounded by love. I saw people I hadn’t seen in years; we were all glowing from the experience we had just shared.

Northern Soul

There is something quantum about Janelle Monae, amongst the dancers, on stage and in the crowd, blink and she appears to be somewhere else or in several places at once.

Louder than War