Music & Nightlife

Your guide to the best nightclubs, live music and concerts in Manchester

LGBT

An alternative Easter in Manchester

No kids to worry about? The perfect excuse to make the most of the long weekend at some of these alternative nights out

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LGBT

Bollox

Where the music is described as consisting of punk rock, wonky pop, indie, '80s trash and electroclash

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Music

Bjork plus guests

MIF bring the Icelandic wonder back to Manchester for the European premiere of her new album, 'Vulnicura'

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Music

McAlmont And Butler

Reunited, and it feels so good...

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Music

Mexrrissey: Mexico Goes Morrissey

A team of musical gunslingers from Mexico’s finest bands doing Morrissey covers - Viva Mexrissey!

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Popular Manchester music & nightlife venues

30 fantastic photos of The Roadhouse by Al Baker

With the news of the closure of The Roadhouse coming at the end of May, we asked Al Baker to dig deep into his archives to bring us some fantastic images of the legendary club

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Music

Band On The Wall

An acclaimed venue hosting a very well regarded programme of live music

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Things to do

Islington Mill

A unique hybrid of gallery, club and studio space, it's also the beating heart of Salford’s future-facing Sounds From The Other City festival

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Music

The Ruby Lounge

Club nights prove popular but keep an eye out for some very impressive gigs

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Music

Gorilla

A much-needed Northern Quarter-style bar on the other side of town. Expect awesome line ups

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Music

The Ritz

A Grade II listed venue with a famous wooden floor. Investment in the sound equipment really paid off

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