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Music and gigs on in Manchester

There’s a reason Manchester is famous for its music. There’s a reason Manchester kids have the best record collections. It’s because music is the beating heart of the city and there’s a mega gig around almost every corner…

Year’s End Festival

Presented by Manchester record label and promoters Scruff of the Neck

From £15

The Dualers

Albert Hall 27 Peter Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Heralded as Britain’s finest ska and reggae band, The Dualers, will coming to Manchester’s Albert Hall on Saturday 9 December.

From £24

Hackney Colliery Band

The Vale Unit 2 Vale Mill, Micklehurst Road, Mossley, United Kingdom

A group of true brass pioneers, 12-piece Hackney Colliery Band has been described by The Times as 'reinventing the brass band format for the 21st century'.

From £12.50


AO Arena Victoria Station, Manchester, United Kingdom

‘C’est La Vie 2023’ tour with guests Lightning Seeds

FROM £32.50

Defected & Glitterbox

Depot Mayfield 11 Baring Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

The Warehouse Project announce the Defected family’s return to the spectacular confines of Depot Mayfield, for what will be their only Manchester date this year.

Event Series Lindy Hop Lesson & Dancing

Lindy Hop Lesson & Dancing

Whitworth Locke 74 Princess Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

7pm Improver Class 8pm Absolute Beginner Class 9pm Social Dancing Free entry for Swing North members £8 for non-members (£5 after 9pm) cash/card - booking not required See the Manchester Swing […]


Gigs and concerts in Manchester

“Manchester kids have the best record collections.” – Anthony Wilson

Are you looking for a city that is a hub of fantastic music and incredible live gigs? Look no further, because I have just the place for you! If you haven’t already heard, Manchester is the ultimate destination for music lovers. The locals here have a rare passion for music which is second to none, and it shows in their impressive record collections and the thriving live music scene.

You can find top-notch gigs happening all around the city, from indie rock bands to classical orchestras, and everything in between. The music scene in Manchester is unbeatable and definitely worth exploring. Whether you’re a budding musician or simply a lover of music, you’ll undoubtedly find plenty of inspiration and entertainment in this vibrant city.

So, what are you waiting for? Come and be a part of the pulsating music scene in Manchester and experience first-hand how music is part of the very fabric of this city. You won’t be disappointed!