Manchester international festival 2021: the best music, from Damon Albarn to Arlo Parks

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It’s time to welcome again reside efficiency – from sizzling Afrorave to chart-topping pop and soothing neoclassical sounds

Music – and specifically the one-off, reside extravaganza – has outlined Manchester international pageant since its inception, from Rufus Wainwright’s debut opera (2009) to Bjork’s Biophilia stay debut (2011) and Large Assault’s collaboration with Adam Curtis (2013). This yr’s lineup is equally spectacular, with a multi-genre lineup that gives something for everybody; a sonic balm after a yr with out reside music.

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