Music & Nightlife

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

The best clubs in Manchester
Clubs

The best clubs in Manchester

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

Manchester's best live music venues
Music

Manchester's best live music venues

Whatever pleasures your musical palate, you'll find it in Manchester

Manchester's best record shops
Music

Manchester's best record shops

Five of the very best record retailers in the city

Gigs in Manchester
Music

Gigs in Manchester

Live music runs deep in Manchester's veins

Popular Manchester music & nightlife venues

The Deaf Institute Cafe Bar & Music Hall
Music

The Deaf Institute Cafe Bar & Music Hall

Along with live acts, regular club nights keep the crowds coming to this cool venue

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
Band On The Wall

Band On The Wall

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

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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Albert Hall

Albert Hall

The main space is spectacular and the music is pretty damn good too

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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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
Matt And Phreds
Music

Matt And Phreds

The best in jazz, plus folk, gypsy, electro, salsa, swing, world and ska

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
The Ritz

The Ritz

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

Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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