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
Where the music is described as consisting of punk rock, wonky pop, indie, '80s trash and electroclash
Bjork plus guests
MIF bring the Icelandic wonder back to Manchester for the European premiere of her new album, 'Vulnicura'
McAlmont And Butler
Reunited, and it feels so good...
Mexrrissey: Mexico Goes Morrissey
A team of musical gunslingers from Mexico’s finest bands doing Morrissey covers - Viva Mexrissey!
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
Band On The Wall
An acclaimed venue hosting a very well regarded programme of live music
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
The Ruby Lounge
Club nights prove popular but keep an eye out for some very impressive gigs
A Grade II listed venue with a famous wooden floor. Investment in the sound equipment really paid off