This four-storey building offers space for live music venues as well as bars and a great rooftop terrace. Altogether equipped with a sensational sound system for an unforgettable music and entertainment experience.
One of the top hotel picks when in Manchester: Radisson Blu Edwardian with luxury bedrooms, restaurants, bars, and marvellous spa. Behind those four walls there are numerous Rock music stories to discover. The former historic Free Trade Hall is a truly Rock 'n' Roll place having hosted a series of landmark gigs over the years. One of them was a Bob Dylan show in May 1966 with a set that marked his split with the tradition of acoustic guitar and harmonica. Another legendary gig took place on 4 June 1976, with controversial Britain Punk Rockers The Sex Pistols. .Book Now
Grand Central is a well-known haunt for Heavy Metal lovers and Hard Rock enthusiasts. The pub is also host to live bands from time to time. Located very centrally and really a must-visit for Metal freaks when in town.
Hugely popular with the younger folks in town, this place is all about heavier and Alternative music. Featuring two bars and great drinks, Satans Hollow is a great Manchester night club for all those fond of Metal, Rock, Punk and that in between.
Enjoy yummy favourites as burgers, flavourful salads, or delicious desserts made of fresh ingredients. Try the Java Lava Burger or Veggie Leggie served with fries. Shown music memorabilia include items from Oasis or David Bowie. After dining, don't forget to stop by the merch shop for exclusive souvenirs to take home with you.
Piccadilly Records is a Mancunian institution since its opening back in 1978 and repeatedly awarded for one of the best independent record shops in the area. Currently located in the vibrant Northern Quarter of the city, they are selling a broad mixture of vinyl and CDs from Rock, Pop, to Indie, Funk, Disco, and Alternative.
O2 Ritz is one of the major venues in town and has been at the heart of the Manchester music scene since decades now. An essential destination for touring artists of all musical genres.
Opened in 1938, O2 Apollo is one of the premier live venues in the UK, with gigs from numerous major Rock, Pop, and Indie artists on the touring circuit.
Essential part of Manchester's music scene with up-and-coming local bands and more renowned ones on stage. Also with a strong educational focus, providing musical opportunities for everyone.
It's intimate, but bustling and rough: Ruby Lounge in Manchester's vibrant heart is host to the wildest Indie, Punk, and Rock performances in the city.
Manchester University is home to four different live music venues from various sizes. Manchester Academy has seen the likes of world-renowned acts performing on its stages.
This place with Baroque and Gothic elements is one of Manchester’s most iconic venues for live performances. Its acoustics are brilliant, so is the atmosphere.
One of the city's homes for Indie and Alternative live music: Rebellion. Also for those who are fond of Punk, Hip Hop, and Heavy Metal.
Cozy Night & Day Café has played and still plays an essential role in Manchester's music scene with many renowned bands having played early gigs in here.
An indoor arena just north of the city centre with large seating capacity, hosting the really big music events in Manchester. Key stop for most artists when touring the UK.
Parklife Festival is held annually, with an impressive line-up from local newcomers up to renowned acts from the UK and abroad.
Annually held Manchester Punk Festival takes places in various venues throughout the city, promoting newcomers in Punk scene as well as hosting more renowned acts.
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.