New terrace party series launches under the archways at ABC Taproom

There are three different shows planned for the space, and each will showcase local talent alongside top global selectors

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 10th May 2022

A new terrace party series is coming to the arches of ABC Taproom this summer, bringing together a selection of global DJ collectives.

Hosted by the Manchester-based Partial, the new series will see a host of parties take over the courtyard behind Piccadilly station, with free-flowing beer and even fresher beats.

Whilst the brewery is no stranger to food festivals, live gigs and other events, this terrace series is the first party of its kind to take place at the venue.

Berlin-based Giammarco Orsini will headline the first event. / Image: giammarco.orsini

The series will bring three different shows to the terrace, with the first event kicking off on Saturday 14 May.

This opening show will bring Berlin-based Giammarco Orsini down to headline, a DJ with a wealth of experience and a decades-depp archive.


No stranger to heating up booths across Europe from Club der Visionaere to VBX, Orsini boasts a catalogue of top-qualityy, experimental releases on labels like Heko Records and Partisan.

Collectives Manchester-based OneForty and Liverpool’s Zuku will act as support on the night, alongside Partial’s own Harry James.

Image: Google Maps

This will be followed by two more shows on Saturday 16 July and Saturday 17 September, with headline sets from S.A.M, Huerta and Junki Inoue respectively.

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Partial was founded on the basis of simplicity, stripping things back and focusing on the music and the atmosphere for music lovers and party goers. Speaking on the upcoming terrace series, Harry James from Partial said:

“We’re really excited to be hosting the events at ABC Taproom, it’s a cool venue right by Mayfield Depot. Together we’re really pleased to be celebrating all things Manchester – whilst hosting global music talent to mix things up.

Image: ABC Taproom

“We’ve been hosting parties in Manchester for a good few years now and we like them to be inclusive, so we’re offering low ticket prices so that all are welcome. Expect good tunes, good people and hopefully a bit of sunshine.”

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Partial will be the first to host a party on the terrace at ABC Taproom, a quirky venue providing an eclectic mix of craft ales and beers on the day, to accompany the summer sun and top tier tunes.

Limited tickets are still available for the first installment here. Follow Partial on Instagram for further information on upcoming events. 

Feature image – Partial (via @razvancolceriu) / Google Maps