Mr Wilson's performing on stage.

Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

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New Orleans meets 90s Manchester club classics…

In New Orleans, funerals are celebrated in style, with noisy brass bands processing through the streets. The main section of the parade is known as First Line, but the real fun starts with the Second Line, those who follow the band to enjoy the music, marching with the musicians and twirling parasols or waving handkerchiefs.

Welcome to Second Lining.

A rabble of mischievous northerners, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners form a traditional New Orleans Second Line. However, this is no sombre occasion: Mr Wilson’s expend their collective musical talent paying homage to the diehard days of the Hacienda, 90s club culture and its greatest hero, Mr Tony Wilson.

Proudly stepping out in uniformed style, they channel the spirit of Manchester’s 24 hour party people and get audiences dancing wherever they play – an ideal fit for Universally Manchester Festival.

Join the street extravaganza, bursting with colour and sound, rallying impromptu raves on street corners and rousing audiences young and old into a joyful frenzy.

As well as this performance, the band will be hitting the streets for a walkabout around the festival site between 6.30pm and 7pm.

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