NEWS: First wave of bands named for Deadbolt Festival 2017!

After taking a year off for 2016, Manchester’s own independent artist showcase Deadbolt Festival has announced its return for 2017, confirming straight off the bat a total of 22 different acts to make up the bill.

The organisers are destined to bring it back in a big way. Along with confirming a huge wave of bands, including Martyr Defiled, Carcer City, and Junior, this year’s festivities have been stretched across two dates as opposed to just one.

Along with this, a further 40 acts are still yet to be announced, which will be spread across five venues within the city.

You can find all of the currently confirmed acts for this year’s Deadbolt Festival listed below:

Autumn Ruin
Better Than Never
Black Coast
Call Me Amour
Carcer City
Coast To Coast
Everyday Sidekicks
From Inside
Home Wrecked
Kamikaze Girls
Lotus Eater
Martyr Defiled
Sweet Little Machine
You Know The Drill

This year’s Deadbolt Festival will be held on September 30th and October 1st.

The festival will be hosted across the Gorilla, Zoo, Factory, Underdog, and Zombie Shack venues, all of which are situated within a 10-minute long (maximum) walk from the Oxford Road train station.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now, including a limited number of discounted early bird tickets, and can be purchased online from