Wednesday 22 Jan 2020
[@]Manchester is Music
Manchester is certainly known for music and across the city you will find someone playing something at almost anytime of the day or the night.
You will hear everything from a street busker knocking out (often it has to be said badly) the latest pop hit or an Oasis composition to the Manchester Arena hosting the likes of Madonna, Kylie and AC/DC.
Manchester has a strong links with the classical scene too, being home to the Halle Orchestra and the world famous RNCM.
The city has many great venues such as Matt & Phreds, Band on the Wall or the Bridgewater Hall to mention a few. These venues have full schedules giving you the opportunity to see and hear some of the best music in the city, UK and from across the world.
Here you will be able to read our reviews of musical events and festivals from across Greater Manchester.
UB40 at the Manchester Academy
Longstanding UB40 continue to be crowd pleasers playing hit after hitRead More...
The Buzzcocks Tour 2016
Legendary band The Buzzcocks return to Manchester to play the Albert HallRead More...
Steve Howe (Yes, Asia) - Solo Tour 2016
Steve Howe wows the audience at Band on the Wall on his recent Homebrew 6 tour in 2016Read More...
Blues and Beer Weekend - Band on the Wall
A weekend of Blues playing bands with some great Manchester breweries to enjoyRead More...
Read Our Guides
Unlock Manchester visitor guides are available in hotels and magazine racks across the city. You can also read them for FREE online at issuu.com
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Cinema, Theatre, Music and Events: find out what’s on in Manchester today, this week and coming soon with our FREE listings
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Manchester a City of ‘Quarters’
Only 30 minutes by Tram from the City Centre, Bury and its attractions make a good day trip
Nestled between the Irwell and Medloack rivers Castlefield is where the Romans established 'Mamucium'. Experience the old and modern and explore its attractions
China Town, a stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens, offers restaurants, specialist supermarkets and entertainment all in one space
Connecting most parts of the city, this mile-long road is worth a stroll along and offers some great shops and places to eatRead About All Manchester‘s Quarters