ART SCHOOL LIVE 
FESTIVAL 2022

THURSDAY 23rd + FRIDAY 24th of JUNE

 2 DAYS + 12 BANDS + 12 VISUAL ARTISTS + 9 DJs 

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY BRIGHTER SOUND

 THURSDAY 

 FRIDAY 

ART SCHOOL LIVE FESTIVAL 2022

A TWO DAY MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS FESTIVAL BASED OUT OF THE MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART. THE FESTIVAL IS TAKING PLACE IN THE MMU THEATRE WITHIN THE GROSVENOR EAST BUILDING (OPPOSITE ALL SAINTS PARK, NEXT TO THE HOLDEN GALLERY).

BANDS + VISUAL ARTISTS

EACH DAY OFFERS 6 CAREFULLY CURATED BANDS FROM A WIDE MIX OF GENRES AND SOUNDS. EACH BAND IS ALSO WORKING WITH A VISUAL ARTIST TO CREATE A FILM PIECE TO SCREEN IN ORDER TO TRANSFORM THE SPACE FROM ONE PERFORMANCE TO THE NEXT. 

DJs + AFTERSHOW

THERE WILL ALSO BE DJs PLAYING THROUGHOUT BOTH DAYS ON THE THEATRE BAR STAGE. SO THERE WILL ALWAYS BE MUSIC GOING ON, IN BETWEEN BANDS AND WHEN YOU GO TO GRAB A DRINK.

AUDIENCE + FOOD + DRINK

LAST YEAR WE WEREN'T ABLE TO HAVE AN AUDIENCE AT THE FESTIVAL, THIS YEAR WE ARE WELCOMING A FULL PHYSICAL AUDIENCE INTO THE THEATRE! THE BAR/CAFE WILL ALSO BE OPEN THROUGHOUT OFFERING ALCOHOLIC & SOFT DRINKS, AS WELL AS MEALS (VEGETARIAN & VEGAN OPTIONS AVAILABLE).

LIVE-STREAM

THE BAND STAGE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED IN ITS ENTIRETY BY A TEAM OF FILMMAKING STUDENTS USING AN 8-CAMERA MULTICAM SETUP. THE LIVE STREAM WILL BE FREE TO WATCH.

ALL PROCEEDS TO CHARITY

ALL OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE TICKET SALES WILL BE GOING DIRECTLY TO THE CHARITY BRIGHTER SOUND TO HELP THEM CONTINUE THEIR AMAZING WORK.

CO-PRODUCED BY STUDENTS

THIS WHOLE FESTIVAL IS BUILT AROUND GIVING STUDENTS REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE OF WORKING ON A PROFESSIONAL HYBRID MUSIC EVENT. UNIVERSITY TECHNICIANS ARE ON-HAND, BUT THE MAJORITY OF PRODUCTION DUTIES ARE CARRIED OUT BY STUDENTS. EVERYTHING FROM EVENT MANAGEMENT TO GRAPHIC DESIGN, MARKETING, SOUND, LIGHTING, CAMERA OPERATION, VISION MIXING & ARTIST LIAISON IS UNDERTAKEN BY STUDENTS.

(FOR EXAMPLE, THE WHOLE BRAND IDENTITY OF THE FESTIVAL THAT YOU SEE HERE WAS CREATED BY A TEAM OF GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDENTS - IT'S PRETTY GREAT, RIGHT?)

MUSIC ON CAMPUS

THIS PROJECT IS ALL ABOUT BRINGING LIVE MUSIC ON TO THE MMU CAMPUS, AND WE'D LOVE TO SHARE THAT MUSIC WITH YOU. SO, GRAB A TICKET (IT'S REALLY CHEAP) AND COME AND JOIN US ON THE 23rd & 24th OF JUNE (ONE-DAY AND TWO-DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE)