Music & Nightlife

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

The best clubs in Manchester
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The best clubs in Manchester

If there's one thing Manchester does well, it's clubbing

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The Cure
Music

The Cure

The Cure play Manchester for the first time in over a decade

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The Four Tops And Temptations
Music

The Four Tops And Temptations

Classic soul, R&B and Motown hits from two legendary groups

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Bring Me The Horizon
Music

Bring Me The Horizon

The rock five-piece from Sheffield come to Manchester

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Bullet For My Valentine
Music

Bullet For My Valentine

The Weksh heavy metal four-piece play Manchester Academy

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Popular Manchester music & nightlife venues

30 fantastic photos of The Roadhouse by Al Baker

30 fantastic photos of The Roadhouse by Al Baker

The photographer digs deep into his archives to unearth some fantastic images of the legendary club

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Band On The Wall
Music

Band On The Wall

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

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Islington Mill
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

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Ruby Lounge
Music

The Ruby Lounge

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

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Gorilla
Music

Gorilla

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

Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Ritz
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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