Music & Nightlife

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

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Parklife returns for 2015

Now a key part of Manchester’s musical landscape, Parklife will return to Heaton Park this June, now in its third year on the vast site 

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Music

McAlmont And Butler

Reunited, and it feels so good...

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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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LGBT

Bollox

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

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Belle and Sebastian

The reigning kings of twee indie rock bring their storytelling prowess to the Albert Hall for two nights

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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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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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