The 1st Club To Play House In Manchester Was ‘The Playpen’ Way Before The Hacienda

The 1st Club To Play House In Manchester Was ‘The Playpen’ Way Before The Hacienda

October 8, 2018 Off By Editor

A club in Manchester called the ‘Playpen‘, according to Greg Wilson & Colin Curtis started playing House Music in the early-mid eighties,

”without a doubt, this is where House music started in Manchester way before the Hacienda”, – Greg Wilson –
The Resident DJ’s were Mike Shaft and Greg Wilson and with regulars Foot Patrol.
The reference to House Music is at 15.45 minutes in, in this fantastic music documentary¬†‘Return To Legend‘ about Manchester’s eclectic pioneering music scenes where Northern Soul started to Jazz Funk & House.