More big hits for MIF

Published: 3 June 2021
Reporter: David Upton

Manchester International Festival

Rema, Damon Albarn, Midas The Jagaban, Billy Nomates, a Laurent Garnier documentary screening and a tribute to Nina Simone join the Manchester International Festival line-up.

The programme of original new work from artists across the spectrum of music, art and performance takes place in venues and spaces across the city and online from July 1–18.

They join the likes of Angélique Kidjo, Akram Khan, Arlo Parks, Aaron and Bryce Dessner, Christine Sun Kim, Cillian Murphy, DJ Semtex, Forensic Architecture, Ibrahim Mahama, Marta Minujín, Lemn Sissay and Patti Smith.