The Wire

The world's greatest print and online music magazine. Independent since 1982


Win two tickets to Cut & Splice this weekend

The festival, organised by Sound And Music, takes place in Manchester on 10–11 March

Sound And Music will present their international Cut & Splice festival this weekend. It’s happening on 10–11 March for the first time in Manchester curated by local ensemble Distractfold.

Artists on the bill include Steven Takasugi, Hannah Hartman, Christina Kubisch, Lee Patterson, Helena Gough, and many more.

Sound And Music has offered us a couple of tickets to give away. To win, please answer the following question:

Which historic fun fair inspired Steven Kazuo Takasugi’s piece The Man Who Couldn't Stop Laughing?

Please send your answer via this link, and include in the subject line Cut & Splice competition.

In the meantime, you can check out some of the artists appearing at the festival:

Cut & Splice will take place on 10–11 March at Hallé St Peter’s, Manchester. Kazuo Takasugi’s The Man Who Couldn't Stop Laughing opens the festival. The festival will run in partnership with Arts Council England and BBC Radio 3.