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Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

Presented by Mr Wilson's Second Liners

New Orleans meets 90s club classics at this street extravaganza, bursting with colour and sound.

A rabble of mischievous northerners, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners form a traditional New Orleans Second Line. However, this is no sombre occasion: Mr Wilson’s expend their collective musical talent paying homage to the diehard days of the Hacienda, 90s club culture and its greatest hero, Mr Tony Wilson.

The vision is a street extravaganza, rallying impromptu raves on street corners and rousing audiences young and old into a joyful frenzy.

Date: 31 August

Times/Locations: 3pm - Carter Lane Gardens / 4:15pm - Paternoster Square / 7:30pm - New Street Square

Duration: 30 minutes

What to expect: Live music / Interactive / Walkabout performance / Family friendly

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About Mr Wilson's Second Liners

Mr. Wilson’s work with programmers and communities to dream up joyous, place-making celebrations that make the heart sing. Their projects always include elements of music, live performance, colourful design and digital content. They rally massive crowds, ignite audiences and have previously performed at 100’s public parades, street theatre events both in the UK and Internationally.

Mr. Wilson’s are always on the hunt for a good story; people, landscapes, historic and social events which all inspire how they work with communities and redefine their relationship with public and outdoor spaces. They identify and engage world class collaborators, integrating them into their team to ultimately deliver beautiful, ambitious projects, engaging communities and audiences.

‘I first came across Mr Wilson’s Second Liners at the Hull Freedom Festival. Before I heard them, I felt their energy, costumes gleaming in the sunlight and anticipation from the crowd. They blew us all away.’ - BIG ISSUE - Yolanda Brown

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