Manchester’s Warehouse Project confirms 2021 return and announces first shows

Nile Rodgers & Chic will kick things off in September

The Warehouse Project in Manchester is set to reopen for a string of shows later this year.

The annual live music and clubnight series was cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but is now set to make a comeback at the city’s Depot Mayfield in September with shows running through to New Year’s Day.

Nile Rodgers & Chic will play the reopening gig on September 17, with Repercussion Festival, ‘Eric Prydz presents’ and Metropolis among the events which will follow in the weeks afterwards.

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“The Warehouse Project’s 2021 season marks the long-awaited return to the dancefloor that everyone has been waiting for: a return to music, to dancing and to weekends,” a WHP press release said. “Defining moments and shared experiences with everyone under one roof again for a full-spectrum of music and cultural immersion.”

Tickets for The Warehouse Project 2021 will go on sale from 10am on Thursday (May 27) here, with the full WHP 2021 line-up set to be announced over the coming weeks.

You can see details of the first six shows of The Warehouse Project 2021 below.

September 17 – Nile Rodgers & Chic

Nile Rogers & Chic Live
Horse Meat Disco
House Gospel Choir
Craig Charles
Gina Breeze
Supernature
Concourse
La Discothèque Presents
Norman Jay Mbe
DJ Paulette
Veba
Joe Motion

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September 18 – Repercussion Festival

DJ Shadow | Floating Points | Jordan Rakei | Soul II Soul
Laurent Garnier | DJ Koze | George Fitzgerald Live | Jayda G
Gilles Peterson | Kamaal Williams | Moses Boyd | Tom Misch DJ
Ben Ufo | Moodymann | Virgil Abloh | DJ Seinfeld | Channel Tres
Mr Scruff Presents Keep It Unreal | Benji B | LTJ Bukem | Children Of Zeus
Antal | Call Super | Josey Rebelle | Zed Bias | Jamz Supernova
Sassy J | Mafalda | Greg Wilson | Kampire | Anz | Shy One | Jon K
Space Afrika | Annabel Fraser | Krysko | Rich Reason | Danuka
Tarzsa | Sno | Greg Lord | Andrea Trout | Aletha

September 24 – Metropolis

Depot:
Andy C
Sub Focus
Wilkinson
(A-Z)
High Contrast
North Base B2b Mark Xtc B2b Mollie Collins
Sasasas
MCs: Tonn Piper, Mc Id, Ad-apt Mc, Lowqui

Concourse:
Dnb All Stars (A-z)
Friction
Goddard B2b Alcemist
Hype B2b Randall
Kanine
Kaz B2b Disrupta
Nia Archives B2b Ej Kitto
René Lavice
Turno B2b K Motionz
MCs: Linguistics, Eksman, 2 Shy

Archive (A-Z):
Break
DJ Marky
Drs – In:Session
Dub Phizix B2b Chimpo Feat Strategy
Ed Rush & Optical
Lsb B2b Technimatic
Mefjus B2b Calyx & Teebee
Stature B2b Kleu
MCs: Gq, Drs, Strategy, Jakes, Carasel

September 25 – Welcome To The Warehouse Part 1

Depot:
Carl Cox | Peggy Gou
Modeselektor – DJ
Daniel Avery B2b Haai
Jasper James | Brame & Hamo
India Jordan | Krysko | Greg Lord

Concourse:
The Blessed Madonna | Honey Dijon
Hunee | Chaos In The Cbd
Dan Shake | Bradley Zero
Space Afrika | High Hoops

Archive:
Skream | Special Request
Partiboi69 | Sherelle
Bklava | Darwin | Effy
Interplanetary Criminal | Zutekh DJs

October 1 – Eric Prydz presents

Depot:
Eric Prydz
Artbat
Cristoph
Franky Wah
Ammara

Concourse:
Reinier Zonneveld (Live)
Anfisa Letyago
Greg Lord

October 2 – Welcome To The Warehouse Part 2

Depot:
Jamie Jones | Joseph Capriati
Michael Bibi | Joey Daniel
Ben Sterling | Pirate Copy | Alisha

Concourse:
The Martinez Brothers
Seth Troxler | Kerri Chandler
Cassy | Jaden Thompson | Fleur Shore

Archive:
Archie Hamilton | East End Dubs
Rossko | Jesse Calosso
Manda Moor | Lubò | Pach

Nile Rodgers & Chic will also perform at Victorious Festival in Portsmouth this summer.

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