Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Damp Start, but Parklife Turns out Fine in the End

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Damp Start, but Parklife Turns out Fine in the End

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PARKLIFE returned to Manchester's Heaton Park with music, merriment and a few splatters of mud for 2017.

The music festival got off to a drizzly start - but thousands of revellers didn't let that stop them enjoying themselves.

An impressive line-up included The 1975, Zara Larsson Frank Ocean, Stormzy, Chaka Khan and many more acts from across the globe.

In memory of those who died in the Manchester terror attack at an Ariana Grande gig, a number of artists made their own special tributes during Parklife performances this year.

Fatboy Slim played an a cappella version of Don't Look Back in Anger - a tune which has become an anthem of the city following the attack.

A video by audience-member Rebecca Roche showed a packed-out venue singing in full force back at the DJ, who displayed visuals stating 'never mind the terrorists we are Manchester' - a take on the famous Sex Pistols album. …

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