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The Countdown to Dpercussion 2005

With six stages and 100+ artists, Dpercussion, Manchester’s legendary multi-cultural music festival promises to be the biggest and best yet!

Published on July 8th 2005.

On Thursday 7th July, in the trendy surrounds of Urban Splash's Moho development, house beats reverberated around its courtyard to announce this year's line up for Manchester's famous free music festival, Dpercussion.

And what a monster this year! Saturday 6th August, between 12 noon till late (and don't forget the after parties....), the place to be will be Castlefield, as Dpercussion puts on its biggest show yet.....

DJsNine Black Alps - on stage 3pm
Stanton WarriorsBez & Domino Bones
Chibuku Shake ShakeAlfie
The Tangled DJs (aka Phil Morse & Friends)Stephen Fretwell & Band
The Electrosluts (Fuse)Durutti Column
Martin McNulty & Jim BeattieRaw T
Fear of Music
LiveThe Forest
The PedestriansThe Young Offenders Institute
Beats for BeginnersDaywalkers
MovementXander (Romp)
Loose CanonJohn Stammers (Gardensticks)
StaziAndy Woods (Smile)
Behind Green LightsRob Woods (Bugged Out)
Working For A Nuclear Free CityBez & Domino Bones
Jack Cooper & The Beep SealsBlowout DJs
SirconicalPhil Beckett (Rock n Roll Bar>
Jess Murray (Hot Tap)
Urban StageStage
The Electrosluts Souls SoundsystemBlak Twang
Feat: The Unabombers:Hidden Nightclub Featuring:
Pete Simpson & Chris CruiksIMM Platinum - Troy & Rado
Fred Deakin (lemon Jelly)DJ Dodge (MTV Base) & JC
Gutterfunk Featuring: DJs Poi & Afray SuddzBez & Domino Bones
Skullsnap Records Featuring:Greg Wilson
Krispy, Konny Ken, Chuck Nubian & Dj DidjitKelvin Andrews
White Chalk Music Presents: Nia Jay & MelodyEyes Down DJs
GGMAZ presents UrbanizeDomu (Sonar Kollectiv)
Virgin Cola emerging vocalists final hosted by Motley Broke 'n' English ShowcaseKirk deGiorgio (As One Ubiquity Records
F.R.E.S.H breakdance showcase - Dazo (Break Angels) - Mouse - DJ TimberAfronaut
Raw T ShowcaseEl Diablos Social Club
Virgin Cola Emerging DJs final hosted by Mad RushBrazilian Samba Party Feat:
Unity Radio DJsIrfan & Franco Ze (Rainy City Music)
Manchester School of Samba & Cordao de ouro
B Music Stage @ BarcaArea
David HolmesLee Speed (All that Jazz)
Pete Wiggs & Bob StanleyDiesler (Tru Thoughts)
Gruff (Super Furry Animals)Phat Phil Cooper
Andy Votel (B Music)The Nudge (Grand Central)
Dom Thomas (B Music)James Faulkner
Sean Rowley (Guilty Pleasures TBC)Barry May (On Hubert Street Frodsham)
Graham Massey (Toolshed/808 state/Homelife>Alix Walker (Flux/Romp)
Marc Riley (Mark and Lard)Gavin Moruda (Soulfulvibes Liverpool)
John McCreadyRob Hyde (Rain or Shone. Chips with Everything)
Jay Talyor (Night & Day)Richard Reason (All that Jazz)
Sonic Boom (Spacemen 3)Mark Harna and Francis Wooff (That Amazing Thing)
Danny Webb and Steve Perry (Friends of Music)Tom Lynch and Chris Feinmann (Under the Stairs)
CherrystonesMark Lupton (All in Good Time)
Marc Rowlandsthe Birthday Party Night
G Kut (Faversham Leeds + Magnet Liverpool)
Pete Haigh (Blackpool Mecca, Jazz Fm weekender
Sean Livesey (Bury Town Hall Soul)



Ed Cottam & The Everythings
Peter Haley
Sam & Me
Jane Weaver
Bandy Leg
Liam Frost & The Slowdown Family
John Stammers
Aidian Smith

The offical afterparty:
Postpercussion @ The Music Box 10-4am

The Dpercussion officially endorsed afterparties:
Tangled @ The Phoenix (hot from the Metro stage the Tangled DJs and the lads from Kindergarten)
Hidden on the High St
Eyes Down@ The Roadhouse
Gutterfunk @ Dry Bar

We recommend you check out Tangled (the extension of the Manchester Confidential office), last year selling out by 11pm, it was clearly the place to be!

Author: Faye Pulley

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