The second A Carefully Planned Festival took place on the 15th and 16th October 2012 across six venues with 116 acts. The venues were The Castle, Gullivers, Kraak, Nexus, Soup Kitchen and 2022NQ, and the wonderful artwork was by Amy Tidmarsh.
&U&I | Ace Bushy Striptease | Adam Dubale | Ajimal | Alasdair Roberts | Alpha Male Tea Party | Anaesthetics | Anguish Sandwich | Arcs & Trauma | Axes | Bad Grammar | Bear Cavalry | Bearfoot Beware | Bearsuit | Bedford Falls | Ben Butler & Mousepad | Bilge Pump | Brontide | BrouHaHa | Buen Chico | Burnst | Butcher The Bar | Carousel | Cecille Grey | Chrik | Claw The Thin Ice | Cleft | Cowtown | Crushing Blows | Dad Rocks! | Dancing Years | Day For Airstrikes | de Selby | Delta Sleep | Easter | Eliza And The Bear | Ex-Easter Island Head | EXPENSIVE | The Fancy Dress Party | Feeds | Ffuries | Free Swim | Gaunt Story | Glass Ankle | The Happy Soul | Her Parents | High House | Hot Botz Brass Band | Hunting Bears | J J Kelly | JeanClaudeGoddamn | Jemima Foxtrot | Jesus Knievel | Juffage | Just Handshakes (We’re British) | Kathryn Edwards | Katie Gentry | Kiran Leonard | Laura James | Like Spinning | Limbs | Lynx Africa | Malcolm T-Rex | Memoire | Moody Gowns | My Autumn Empire | Napoleon IIIrd | Neuron No | New Hips | Nick Whitehorn Ninetails | O>l>A | O’Messy Life | Onions | Papayér | Phil Townend | Pine Barrens | PLANK! | Puzzle Muteson | Quadrilles | Queer’d Science | Race To The Sea | The Rubber Duck Orkestra | Rubicava | The Second Hand Marching Band | Sex Hands | Shapes | Sleepingdog | Songs For Walter | Sorry, No | Stefan Melbourne | Sun Drums | Suttree | Swansong | Tall Ships | Tekla Szerszynska | Temple Songs | These Men | This Town Needs Guns | Town Bike | Two Wings | Vasco Da Gama | Walton Hesse | We Are The Physics | Weird Era | Well Wisher | Wooderson | Wot Gorilla?
Press and reviews:
- Cath Aubergine reviewed us for Manchester Music.
- Already Heard: day one and day two.
- Here’s a little preview from Manchester Wire.
- And here’s an interview with Matthew on Fresh on the Net.