Sounds From the Other City festival (SFTOC) is a celebration of new music and performance, uniting the cream of the national and international scene with some of the city’s finest independent promoters, collectives and club nights. Happening regularly on the May Day Bank Holiday each year along the Chapel St corridor of the historic city of Salford, 2016 will be the festivals 12th installment.
“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
“A celebration of Independence – ***** (5 Stars)” The Independent
“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