Queens of the Electronic Underground

Curated by Mary Anne Hobbs


Sat 20 July -
Sat 20 July

Starting time

8pm (doors open 7pm)

Running time

6 hours (2am finish)


O2 Ritz webBreak Whitworth Street West webBreak M1 5NQ


Age guidelines

18+ (ID required)

Price range

£10 Greater Manchester residents on lower wage Register here

£22 webBreak £2 transaction fee per order (no per ticket fee)


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Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 6 Music) brought together five of the most exciting electronic artists on the planet for an evening of pioneering sound and breathtaking visuals. An immersive journey into the future of electronic music, featuring exclusive sets from:

Jlin – The firebrand musician-producer, fresh from working with Wayne McGregor on Autobiography

Holly Herndon – Mining the edges of electronic and avant-garde pop – and back with a new show for MIF19

Aïsha Devi ft. MFO – The radical alchemist teams up with the Berlin-based visual artist

Klara Lewis – The Swedish musician-composer brings her ‘theatre for the ear’ to the city

Katie Gately – LA-based musician, sound designer and architect of beautiful abstract pop

Afrodeutsche – DJ set – Dark electro, breaks, footwork, ghetto tech and more from the brilliant Manchester-based producer.

Mary Anne Hobbs – DJ set

Songs of the Lost was created for MIF19 by award-winning Canadian games designer Paloma Dawkins and a team of international collaborators – with a pulsing, shape-shifting soundtrack by electronic composer-producer Jlin. Click here to find out more.

Produced by Manchester International Festival.

£10 Greater Manchester resident lower wage tickets are available.

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