Future Sonic 2008

Event Info

Thu 1 May, 2008 at 9:00am
Manchester, UK


Futuresonic is an international festival of Art, Music and Ideas now in its 12th year occupying the orbits of both digital culture and music. 5 days and nights of live music, art premiers, exhibitions, club nights and events featuring a world-class programme of over 300 artists in 30 venues and spaces across the city centre.

Art: the first major art exhibition on social networking will transform Manchester into the most sociable city on the planet. Featuring newly commissioned art works in free exhbitions all over the city.

Ideas - at the heart of the festival, the futuristic conference. The Social Technologies Summit brings together opinion planner futurologists, artists and researchers, technologists and scientists. to explore the latest upgrade affecting todays digital culture.

Events - is Futuresonic’s open or ‘wiki’ strand that showcases the best new and groundbreaking events in venues, clubs, bars and spaces across the city. Where applicable, tickets for EVNTS should be purchased directly from the venue or on the door.

Music - The RZA - the genius behind Wu-Tang Clan and producer of soundtracks for Kill Bill and Ghost Dog – headlines as Bobby Digital in a showcase of leftfield hip-hop, celebrating the creative spirit in the genre. Also headlining are seminal art-punk pioneers Wire plus Venetian Snares, Luke Vibert, Flying Lotus, Chrome Hoof, Rustie, Rolo Tomassi, Zombie Zombie, The Chap, MIT and many more at venues city-wide.

All art exhibitions and events are FREE

Access the Futuresonic Conference: The Social Technologies Summit with a Delegate Pass: buy online or call the Contact Box Office on T: +44 (0) 161 274 0600

Box Office: 0844 847 2431 (UK Only)