Manchester gig guide, listings and tickets
After a long week of slaving away at the office, checking out some live music in Manchester is easily the best way to kick off the weekend.
There are no shortage of exciting live gigs in Manchester. Being a city that has one of the most legendary music history's in the world, having given birth to the likes of Oasis, Happy Mondays and New Order, prime importance continues to be placed on the championing of new up and coming bands as well as maintaining a ravenous hunger for discovering the finest in under the radar bands from across the world.
Typically, promoters like Now Wave regularly showcase some of the most exciting forward thinking line ups around, whilst venues like Gorilla, Manchester Academy and Night and Day Cafe all have jam packed line ups of up and comers and more established artists from around the globe. Or if you're into gaming check out Format Manchester.
As the music capital of the UK, crazy Manchester gigs are going down pretty much every day. The city lives and breathes music, so you know Manchester concerts are always top-notch with a solid crowd.
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Popular venues in Manchester
These venues are particularly popular on Skiddle right now, click to find out their upcoming events:
Islington Mill · Hidden · The Comedy Store · AO Arena · The Manchester Lounge · Bridgewater Hall · SOUP · DRY Manchester · O2 Victoria Warehouse · Mint Lounge · Venus · The Lowry · Sound Control · Night And Day Cafe · Bowlers Exhibition Centre · South · Heaton Park · Albert Hall · O2 Ritz · The Venue Nightclub · Manchester Academy
View an A-Z list of venues in Manchester