This year's Afterlife schedule features 16 events spread across various venues in Manchester.
The festival proper, headlined by Major Lazer and The Chemical Brothers, will go down at Heaton Park across the weekend of June 11th and 12th. Once the doors shut at 11 PM each day, punters will have the choice of 16 Afterlife events—seven on Saturday, nine on Sunday—spread between venues like Sankeys, Soup Kitchen, Gorilla and Albert Hall.
On Saturday, Seth Troxler and Steve Lawler will headline Zutekh at Soup Kitchen and Circus at Sankeys respectively, while Chase & Status DJ at Albert Hall alongside Shogun Audio chief Friction. Sunday's highlights include Kaluki at Albert Hall (Jamie Jones, Eats Everything), Drop The Mustard at Sankeys (Armand Van Helden, Patrick Topping, Jasper James), Zutekh at Soup Kitchen (Bicep) and a party at warehouse space Hidden with Joy Orbison and Paul Woolford. Also on Sunday, The Warehouse Project will host a house and techno event at The Ritz, with the lineup to be revealed on the night.
Jun 11 Afterlife: Circus, Sankeys Jun 11 Afterlife: Zutekh, Soup Kitchen Jun 11 Afterlife: Ape, Albert Hall Jun 11 Afterlife: Lofi, Hidden Jun 11 Afterlife: Metropolis, Gorilla Jun 11 Afterlife: Rum & Bass, Antwerp Mansion Jun 11 Afterlife: Boogie Nights, Joshua Brooks Jun 12 Afterlife: Drop The Mustard, Sankeys Jun 12 Afterlife: Kaluki, Albert Hall Jun 12 Afterlife: Zutekh, Soup Kitchen Jun 12 Afterlife: The Warehouse Project Presents, The Ritz Jun 12 Afterlife: Hidden Events, Hidden Jun 12 Afterlife: Sanction, Gorilla Jun 12 Afterlife: Rum & Bass, Antwerp Mansion Jun 12 Afterlife: Tektu, Joshua Brooks Jun 12 Afterlife: Ape & Metropolis, Sound Control