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ShinDigger and Reform Radio Celebrate 10-Year Milestone with Festival

Manchester's dynamic duo, ShinDigger and Reform Radio, are marking their joint ten-year anniversary in the most epic way possible. A Decade In The Game festival promises an unforgettable celebration at the hidden gem of a venue, The Yard, Cheetham Hill.

Since their inception in 2013, these close-knit friends have been inseparable, co-producing a plethora of successful events. Now, for their momentous milestone, they are combining forces like never before. Get ready to experience an electrifying lineup featuring captivating live music, first-ever festival performances by rising local acts, and exclusive back-to-back DJ sets specially curated for this event.

The festival will cater to all with food vendors, market stalls, kids' activities, and beginners DJ sessions. And what's more, brace yourself for the launch of the exclusive ShinDigger x Reform beer, crafted just for this extraordinary day.

ShinDigger and Reform have grown together, fueled by their shared commitment to supporting the local creative scene through collaboration. This ethos shines through in the diverse lineup, encompassing various styles that champion both new and established talents within the city.

Join the incomparable host, Jenna G, as she kicks off the day with Reform's flagship DJ and artist development programs. Witness the magic of SiCA and Sacapuntas Selector's B2B set, followed by soulful enchantment from Saint Harmony and Beatrix.

The celebration pays homage to Reform's roots with The Basement All Stars, a DJ supergroup dedicated to early pioneers. The Nandina Collective will then mesmerize the crowd with psychedelic-funk-infused grooves, setting the dance floor on fire.

Prepare for a unique B2B session with Andrea Trout and ShinDigger Sessions favorite, Léna C. The masked Reform residents, Cooper T, will deliver a riotous live show, while Levi Love and drowzee join forces for an unforgettable performance.

The festival's excitement peaks with Obeka's percussive live show, followed by the explosive HERchester, an all-female and non-binary rap collective fresh off their triumph at the Manchester International Festival.

As the night progresses, the sensational OneDa will take the stage, leaving the crowd craving more before her European tour. Legendary Mr. Scruff will grace the festival exclusively with Superlative, their collaboration "Read All About It" creating waves.

Closing the night with a bang, Murder He Wrote and DR MYSTERY will spin a mind-blowing B2B set, unleashing plus 140 BPM madness. To keep the spirits high, ShinDigger will serve a range of 8 draught beers, including their new creation Yuzu Pale in collaboration with Reform Radio. Indulge in Caribbean delights from Knights BBQ and Greek BBQ from Souvlaki Xpress.

Families are welcome until 7pm, with kids' entertainment, face painting, workshops, films, and delightful treats.

Don't miss out on this historic celebration! Secure your tickets at now!

Reform Radio, a Cultural Partner of Manchester City Council and newly appointed Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, can be enjoyed via DAB in Greater Manchester, online at, or via smart speakers with a simple voice command, "Smart speaker, play Reform Radio."


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