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Run The Jewels - Manchester
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Run The Jewels - Manchester

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Thursday 9th Nov

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

32.50

SJM Concerts Presents, Run The Jewels + Danny Brown at Victoria Warehouse Manchester, Thursday 9th N...

Transformer 2 - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
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Transformer 2 - Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Saturday 28th Oct

3:00pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

20

Following on from the resounding success of Transformer 1 on Bank Holiday weekend, we are back on Oc...

The British Sound Project 2017 - Twin Atlantic, Deaf Havana
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The British Sound Project 2017 - Twin Atlantic, Deaf Havana

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Friday 29th Sep

5:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

25,30, 35

Very excited to announce The British Sound Project 2017 night one featuring - Twin Atlantic, Deaf Ha...

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Zz Top
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Zz Top

Manchester O2 Apollo, Manchester,

Tuesday 25th Jul

7:00pm til 11:00pm

No age restrictions

49.5-75

ZZ Top appearing at Manchester O2 Apollo.

China Lane + Special Guests
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China Lane + Special Guests

Ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel, Manchester

Wednesday 26th Jul

7:00pm til 1:00am

No age restrictions

5

In aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, ibis Lates on Tour presents China Lane

Factory // Human Industrial Wake // Cosmic Shambles
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Factory // Human Industrial Wake // Cosmic Shambles

Night And Day Cafe, Manchester

Wednesday 26th Jul

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

6

Core presents Factory, Human Industrial Wake and Cosmic Shambles

Palestine Jazz 2017
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Palestine Jazz 2017

RNCM (Royal Northern College Of Music), Manchester

Wednesday 26th Jul

7:30pm til 9:45pm

No age restrictions

15/10

Traditional Arabic instruments alongside standard jazz line-ups. Effortless moves between Arabic mus...

Open Mic Night
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Open Mic Night

The Fitzgerald, Manchester

Wednesday 26th Jul

8:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

free

If you've got a hidden, vocal talent, our Open Mic Night is the event for you!

Stripped Bare A Night Of Acoustic Music
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Stripped Bare A Night Of Acoustic Music

The Goose , Manchester

Thursday 27th Jul

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

free entry

A Night Of Acoustic Music

Portable Radio (3 otd)
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Portable Radio (3 otd)

The Castle Hotel, Manchester

Thursday 27th Jul

9:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

3

Portable Radio will be playing their brand of 70s pop (think Rundgren, Beach Boys, ELO, Macca, etc) ...

Lekan Babalola
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Lekan Babalola's Sacred Funk Project

Band On The Wall, Manchester

Thursday 27th Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

12.50 Advance

Twice Grammy Award-winning Nigerian percussionist Lekan Babalola is well known for his innovative mu...

Because Music Cares
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Because Music Cares

Gullivers, Manchester

Thursday 27th Jul

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

4

After the success of the first TCT band night back in Feb, we've got another amazing night of music ...

Open Mic Social

Open Mic Social

Oddest, Chortlon, Manchester

27th July

i
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Open Mic Social

Oddest, Chortlon, Manchester

Thursday 27th Jul

7:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Free entry

The best talent in Chorlton and beyond, with very special guests hosts, every 2nd & 4th Thursday of ...

Friday Night Live MCR
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Friday Night Live MCR

Dulcimer Bar, Manchester

Friday 28th Jul

8:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

The last Friday Night Live of the summer takes place Friday 28th July at Dulcimer Bar Chorlton.

This City is Ours Live sessions #2: Us And It & She The Throne
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This City is Ours Live sessions #2: Us And It & She The Throne

Eagle Inn The Cottages, Salford, Manchester

Friday 28th Jul

8:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5

All live sets all night from the This City is Ours collective and guests.

BLOW Trio / DJs Joe W (Mind on Fire) / Lowell W
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BLOW Trio / DJs Joe W (Mind on Fire) / Lowell W

Band On The Wall, Manchester

Friday 28th Jul

10:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

8.00 Advance

Young Belgian band BLOW Trio are one of hottest new exports from the continent.

Rebellion LIVE Presents
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Rebellion LIVE Presents

Rebellion, Manchester

Friday 28th Jul

7:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

3

Alternative live music featuring local bands

Federal Charm Live
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Federal Charm Live

The Crown Inn Heaton Lane Skporttoc, Stockport

Friday 28th Jul

9:30pm til 11:45pm

Minimum Age: 18

Free Admission

Live Music from 9.30pm Free Admission,Real Ales

Friday Night Live
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Friday Night Live

The Fitzgerald Heaton Moor, Stockport

Friday 28th Jul

9:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

Free

Live music and cocktails!

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. The Filthy Six live
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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. The Filthy Six live

Band On The Wall, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

9:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

17.50 Advance

We’re taking the flavoursome funk far into the night as the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ret...

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Too Many Zooz

Sound Control, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

16-20

Too Many Zooz head to Manchester's Sound Control this July.

Affairs // Templars // Jake McRae
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Affairs // Templars // Jake McRae

The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

8

Scruff of the Neck presents

Penatonic Presents
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Penatonic Presents

The Zombie Shack, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

7:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

5

The Pentatonic presents three great bands at The Zombie Shack in Manchester.

Dennis Bovell Showcase
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Dennis Bovell Showcase

MORGANS BAR, MANCHESTER

Saturday 29th Jul

9:00pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

8 earlybird, 10 advance, MOTD

Dennis Bovell Live Showcase with Jah Yabbys sound system

Kathy
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Kathy's Band Live

The Crown Inn Heaton Lane Skporttoc, Stockport

Saturday 29th Jul

9:00pm til 11:45pm

Minimum Age: 18

Free Admission

Live Music From 9pm

Dave Maric, Phronesis and Engines Orchestra: Decade Zero
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Dave Maric, Phronesis and Engines Orchestra: Decade Zero

The Stoller Hall, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

8:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

20 (inc. 2 booking fee)

Internationally acclaimed piano trio Phronesis are joined by the award-winning Engines Orchestra for...

Rebellion LIVE Presents
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Rebellion LIVE Presents

Rebellion, Manchester

Saturday 29th Jul

7:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

3

Alternative live music featuring local bands

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Manchester gig guide, listings and tickets

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.

Have a search through our gig guide where you're bound to find some upcoming gems.

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Popular venues in Manchester

These venues are particularly popular on Skiddle right now, click to find out their upcoming events:

Venus · O2 Ritz · The Ruby Lounge · Bridgewater Hall · Mint Lounge · Albert Hall · Islington Mill · Gorilla · Soup Kitchen · Hidden · FAC 251 The Factory · Twenty Twenty Two · Bowlers Exhibition Centre · Manchester Arena · 42's · The Comedy Store · The Venue Nightclub · Antwerp Mansion · The Lowry · Versions · DRY Manchester

View an A-Z list of venues in Manchester