This September Blackburn will welcome a brand new independent live music venue, Electric Church on Northgate, as part of the town’s regeneration scheme.
Resurrected by Blackburn’s own Sky Valley Mistress, with first class facilities including a brand new state of the art sound and lighting system, the Electric Church will play host to emerging talent, local artists and established acts to become one of the regions most sacred gig spots.
To launch the 200 cap venue, Sky Valley Mistress will host a two day opening weekend festival on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th September that will feature some of the best new bands around including; Bang Bang Romeo, Red Rum Club, Manuka Hive, Sisteray, Good Foxy, Hot Soles, DeJa Vega, Sky Valley Mistress and a very special guest headline act with more still to be announced.
Some of the UK’s biggest management, promotion companies and agencies will be showcasing their rosters at the Electric Church as part of the Music Venues Trust fight back campaign. Beautiful Noise Global will be one of the first bringing Stillia & The K’s on Saturday 3rd November, two of Manchester’s hottest new bands that have graced some of the biggest festival stages this summer with regular sell out shows across the country.
This Feeling will also bring the UK’s most rock and roll night to Blackburn for the very first time on Friday 12th October. Known for supporting some of the hottest live bands, Noel Gallagher has described This Feeling as “The best club in the world to see future rock and roll stars”. The line up will include The Velvet Hands with ‘Strokes-‐esque riffs and high-‐ energy swagger’ -‐ Gigslutz. Full line up to be announced soon.
The venue will also host a series of nights dedicated to some of the biggest names around. Saturday 13th October features the music of two Factory Records legends, True Order & Happy Mondaze (New Order & Happy Mondays tributes) followed by a DJ set featuring Manchester icons from across the decades.
The Electric Church will launch with a series of private parties, before opening to the public on Friday 28th September.
For exclusive invites to these events and for more info about all upcoming events go to: www.electricchurch.club
The Electric Church will be available to host workshops, lectures, art installations and community projects all year round with opportunities available for event promotions and venue hire.
Please contact the email address below for more information.
The night will no longer belong to the dead. It will be live.