Live music event at Burnley bar celebrating Manchester bands captured on film

A collection of Manchester tribute bands brought some retro vibes to Burnley on Saturday.

By Sue Plunkett
Thursday, 9th June 2022, 11:04 am

‘This is Manchester’ was hosted at Penny Black bar as part of a weekend of celebrations for the platinum jubilee. Organiser and Burnley bar owner Madge Nawaz had originally planned to hold the event in Queens Park but had to switch venues at the 11th hour.

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Filmmaker Kev Furber captured the event on film and in this video revellers can be seen dancing to James tribute band Laid.

Revellers at Burnley's Penny Black bar enjoy the This is Manchester event