MIF21: Damon Albarn at Manchester Central

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn has been a collaborator with Manchester International Festival since day one when the world premiere of his opera Monkey: Journey to the West opened the very first edition in 2007.

Fourteen years later, Albarn returns and will be accompanied at Manchester Central by a band and string quartet for a live set that will include new songs from his latest project The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows.

Damon Albarn is a singer, songwriter, composer, producer and founder member of Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad & The Queen. His last appearance at Manchester International Festival was as one of the creators of wonder.land, a memorable reimaging of Alice in Wonderland,.

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