Like music? Like Whisky? Then get down to Manchester’s The Whisky Sessions this November



I Am Kloot, Gomez, British Sea Power, Turin Brakes, Tim Burgess, Badly Drawn Boy and a whole lot more flock to Manchester for a brand new music festival with a difference.

Introducing The Whisky Sessions.

24 Bands, 2 Days, World Class Whiskies, One Amazing Venue… and loads of whisky. Did we mention all the whisky? mmm… whisky. 

The Whisky Sessions will make its first full festival debut in Manchester this November – a new music and whisky festival held over 2 days at the gorgeous Victoria Warehouse, featuring Mancunian legends I Am Kloot as well as Southport  indie rockers Gomez as headliners.

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The organiser’s vision is to combine appreciation of both of these great art forms under one spectacular roof – a selection of the world’s greatest whiskies will share the stage with some of the most talented musicians around.

Against the vibrant music backdrop you can sample some of the finest whiskies from around the world. The team from Manchester’s Whiskey Jar will be concocting some unique whisky cocktails especially for the event.

Every ticket purchased includes a limited number of whisky tastings within the price.

I Am Kloot and Gomez will make their only Manchester appearances of the year s – for Gomez it’s their first Manchester show since 2011.

The full line up has now been revealed, with the exception of a number of special guests who are organisers are currently keeping secret.

The Whisky Sessions Line-up

Friday 21 November

I am Kloot Logo // Tim Burgess  // Admiral Fallow // Matthew And The Atlas  // Treetop Flyers

Dodgy // Special Guest  // Southern // Jon Allen  // Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo // Lisbee Stainton

Saturday 22 November

Gomez // Turin Brakes Badly Drawn Boy // To Kill A King  // Josh Record

Little Comets // The Riptide Movement  // Marcus Bonfanti // Robbie Boyd  // The Young Folk  // Rainy Boy  // Sleep

John Bramwell, lead singer of I Am Kloot said,

“I’m looking forward to our only Manchester gig of the year. It’s a great venue. I saw a few bands play there at the 6 music festival and was very impressed. We’ll be performing in our original three-piece line up. Kloot fans can Facebook us any song requests and we’ll do our best to add them to the list.”

Here’s a picture of some tasty whisky for you…


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