Manchestermediaagency, 1214 Media, have teamed up with5 iconic Manchester venues to bring a live streamed fundraising event on Saturday 10th April.
The event is being hosted to support the hospitality industry in Manchester who have struggled over the past year. Bringing a night of live music, comedy, poetry and more –the team are comprised of lead venue Frog & Bucket Comedy Club, Northern Quarter Jazz Bar –Matt & Phred’s, Night Club 42’s and bars Tribeca and Bar Pop.
Shaz Irshad, Director, 1214 said:
”The lockdown has affected society in many ways, keeping us apart from our family and friends. Let’s say goodbye to these sad times and raise some funds for some iconic Manchester venuesas they live stream waves of love and laughter from home grown talent.”
Jessica Toomey, Managing Director, Frog & Bucket said: ”Manchester was locked down longer than any other English city and deserves to come out of it with a big bang. What better wayto celebrate than championing home grown talent and raising vital funds for some great venues.”
Billed as ‘Manchester’s Last Big Night In’, the event promises a night of fun to be enjoyed by all generations, some names signed up to perform on the night sofar include:
Comedian Stephen Bailey who will be hosting throughout the evening from Frog & Bucket
Mr Wilson’s Second Liners will be featuring with a 1-hour performance
Stand-up Comedian Justin Moorhousewill perform live from The Frog
Happy Monday’s vocalist Rowetta will be giving us an exclusive performance from Tribeca
North Manchester Band Scuttlers will giving us a special performance from Matt & Phred’s
Renowned Manchester Poet Tony Walsh will be giving us an exclusive recital
and DJ Legend Clint Boon will be ending the night with a 1-hour special set exclusively for the fundraiser.
Plus, more exciting names to be announced over the coming weeks. All funds raised for the event will be split equally between the 5 venues and will go towards helping them find their feet as the hospitality sector slowly begins thereturn to normality. Local Manchester artists Loveartpix and Suli Irshad have created bespoke merchandise that can be bought in conjunction with the fundraiser – with 100% of profits going towards the cause.
You can get involved in the event by visiting the Crowdfunderpage:
where a minimum donation of £5 goes towards helping these venues and gives you full access to the live streamed event on the night. A prize draw worth over £1000 is also up for grabs and available to get involved in via the donation page.With the target set for £20k and support from across Manchester – we predict this night of entertainment will go down in history.