Sounds From the Other City 2020 at Chapel Street
Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd May 2020
- Venue/Location: Chapel Street, Salford
- Doors: 14:00 till 05:00 (Last entry: 21:00)
- Min Age: 18
SFTOC is Salford's annual celebration of new music, performance & art, uniting some of the city’s finest independent promoters, collectives & clubs.
Who's Going to This?
Lineup and Details for Sounds From the Other City 2020
Sounds From The Other City 2020
We don’t need to tell you what’s going on in the world – you’ve likely read enough elsewhere without having to repeat it here. Clearly, it isn’t viable for the festival to go ahead for this year and, as such, we have been forced to make some difficult decisions.
In short, we’re postponing Sounds from the Other City 2020, and giving ticket holders the opportunity to use their ticket for next year’s event, Sounds from the Other City 2021. Like every postponement, this decision hasn’t been taken lightly – especially given the lack of clear guidance from the Government – but the safety of our communities must come before all else.
It is going to be a difficult year for all of us, but we’re going to do everything we can to come back in our usual spot of Bank Holiday Sunday 2 May 2021, in our usual format: back on Chapel Street, back in the wonderful spaces we all know and love, and curated once more by the people that make SFTOC so special.
We’re a small festival, run with a core skeleton staff – but there are hundreds of people involved in the delivery of the festival: we’re acutely aware of the impact that these events not happening is going to have upon our industry. If it is at all possible, we’d love for you to keep your ticket and use it for SFTOC 2021 – if that’s the case, there’s nothing more you need to do. Of course, these are difficult times, and if you would prefer a refund, you can do so through the following methods at the bottom of this post
Once again, we’d like to thank you for your understanding. This was due to be our 16th year celebrating the Other City, and the entire reason this exists is due to the fantastic Sounds community: our promoters, venues, partners, volunteers, and, of course, the people who turn up and party on, come rain or shine. We’re all heartbroken to have to do this, and hope to see you all back on Chapel Street next year.
Skiddle: If you purchased your ticket online, our official ticket agent Skiddle will be in touch very soon. If you’re happy to attend the date next year, you do not need to do anything and Skiddle will transfer your tickets to the new date. If this is not the case, the Skiddle email will state your options. Please allow a few days to receive this email, as Skiddle are dealing with an unprecedented number of queries. We urge customers to wait for further information from Skiddle by email, rather than contacting the Skiddle Customer Care team.
Physical Tickets: If you have a physical ticket, we ask that you mail your tickets in to our office at Islington Mill, along with details of the account that you would like the refund paid into, and contact details for us to let you know this has been actioned. We will also cover the cost of your postage stamp. Payments will be made as quickly as possible, and we ask for your patience as it is unclear where and when we will be able to work at the moment.
Please send your tickets to:
Sounds from the Other City
Islington Mill Studios
If you have any further questions, or comments, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
***** 'The independent soul of the city is safe with Sounds' – The Independent
“Sounds has become one of the country’s foremost festivals showcasing new and emerging talent” Music OMH
“SFTOC itself is the truest representation of what Manchester music is today’” NME
'Its one of my favourite festivals' - Elizabeth Alker, BBC 6 Music
“As anyone who has ever attended it will know, Sounds from the Other City is a much-treasured event, an antidote to the bloated corporate music festivals that loom on the horizon at this time of year” The Skinny
“This annual event is important for local bands, as well as drawing attention to the rejuvenation of an area that is riddled with urban decay. Long may it continue.” Silent Radio
“It’s the spirit of this festival that keeps us all coming back, the sense of celebration that in no way feels forced or phony, the prospect that you might bump into someone you know at any time, swapping stories and making plans to meet that may or may not come off. In so many ways, who you watch is beside the point.” Chimp Magazine
twitter handle: @sftoc
For this event, we're using the Skiddle Access Scheme by offering Personal Assistant tickets for customers who need to be accompanied. A Personal Assistant ticket is to be offered for free or discounted when somebody with a disability requires a carer to be in attendance with them. To automatically be eligible, please provide a copy of one of the following pieces of documentation listed below.
>Front page of DLA / PIP (no specific rate)
>Front page of Attendance Allowance letter (no specific rate)
>Evidence that registered severely sight impaired (blind)
>Recognised Assistance Dog ID card
>Credability's Access Card
If this applies to you then, please book the tickets you require (not including the Personal Assistant ticket) and contact the Skiddle Customer Care team with your documentation along with your 16-digit order reference number by submitting a support request here: https://help.skiddle.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
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