First wave of bands announced for Manchester Punk Festival (MPF) ’19

Set to take place over Easter weekend 2019, the Manchester Punk Festival (MPF) is expected to feature over 130 bands.  The punk equivalent of the Camden Crawl Festival, the event will take place in Manchester City Centre and be hosted in eight different venues.

Among the first wave of bands to be announced is the much-loved King Prawn, a hard working band who were permanent fixtures at punk events in the late 90s.

The first confirmed bands and other details can be checked out below.


The ever-evolving Manchester Punk Festival have announced the first set of bands playing in 2019. The city centre festival¬† has expanded to take place over three full days across Easter weekend with over 130 bands playing 8 venues.Welcoming legendary punk rockers in Dead To Me, Doom and King Prawn amongst others, to Manchester for a three day celebration at one of the most acclaimed and sought after DIY punk rock festival on the planet. With over 130 bands, 8 venues, increased capacity and a bank holiday weekend – you won’t want to miss out.

Super Early and Early Bird tickets sold out in mere minutes before a single band was announced, get planning!

Head to the MPF website to find out more and buy tickets:

MPF2019 take place 19 to 21 April 2019.

Bands announced so far…
Dead To Me, Doom, King Prawn, Not On Tour, The Arteries, The Infested, Consumed, Faintest Idea, Press Club, Arms Aloft, The Winter Passing, Janus Stark, Call Me Malcolm, Youth Avoiders, The Human Project, Grand Collapse, Joe McMahon & The Dockineers, Woahnows, Svalbard, Wolfrik, March, Sam Russo, Kermes, Eat Dirt, Jodie Faster, Jenkem, Well Wisher, Joe Tilston & The Embers Band, Slumb Party, Screech Bats, Incisions, Grafteoke, Jake Martin, Tim Loud Full Band, Poisonous Cunt, Mean Caesar, Sallows, Follow Your Dreams