Manchester is renowned in the whole world for its musical significance born from middle class roots. The city played host to super-influential gigs, forming legendary bands before they became a global success. So it comes as no surprise that there are loads of venues offering great Indie nights. So channel your inner Rock 'n' Roll star.
Check out the venue and festival guide below to get our best tips for accomodation, day activities as well as bars and restaurants before and after the gig.
The City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, currently known as the Etihad Stadium is the home ground of Manchester City Football Club. It was built to host the Commonwealth Games back in 2002 and has since staged several football internationals as well as rugby league matches. During summer time is hosts huge music concerts.
This lively and popular bar exists since 1776. Yes, you read this correctly. Its musical heritage is therefore long. John Peel interviewed Ian Curtis from Joy Division here back in 1979. In 2010, the music hall was unveiled – an intimate 80 capacity live music venue and performance space.