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The Band A New Musical - Palace Theatre, Manchester
 
 
 
Best Selling & Most Popular Shows In Manchester...
Bat Out Of Hell at the Opera House
Shrek The Musical Jan 16 - 28 2018 - Palace Theatre
Wicked The Musical Dec 4 2018 to Jan 5 2019 - Palace Theatre
Elf The Musical Nov 25 2017 - Jan 7 2018 - The Lowry
War Horse 2018 Jun 13 - 30 - The Lowry
Take That May 18-20 & 25-27 - Manchester Arena
The Band - Produced by Take That Sept 8 - 30 2017 - Opera House
Harry Potter Concert May 16 2017 - Manchester Arena
The Commitments Mar 27 - Apr 8 2017 - Palace Theatre
Ghost The Musical Oct 25 - 29 - Palace Theatre
Wonderland Apr 24 - 30 2017 - Palace Theatre
Bat Out Of Hell Apr 17 - 29 2017 - Opera House
The Crystal Maze April 1 - 30 - Old Granada Studios
The Lady Boys Of Bangkok Jun 9-24 - Sabai Pavilion
 
 
 
 
New Manchester Shows Added This Week...
(updated Apr 28)
Matilda The Musical Sept 18 - Nov 24 2018 - Palace Theatre
Disney On Ice Oct 11 - 15 - Manchester Arena
Travis - The Man Who Concert Sept 9 - The Bridgewater Hall
Derren Brown: Underground Aug 3 - 5 - The Lowry
Tori Amos Oct 5 - Palace Theatre
Jason Manford Jun 15 - 16 - Apollo
Status Quo Nov 26 - Apollo
Chris Rea Dec 3 - Apollo
Father John Misty Nov 5 - Apollo
Scouting For Girls Dec 5 - O2 Ritz
Sheryl Crow May 20 - Albert Hall
Gary Numan Oct 13 - Academy
Newton Faulkner Oct 13 - RNCM
 
 
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What's On At The Palace Theatre, Manchester
Nabucco at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Sister Act at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Matilda The Musical at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Wicked at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Wonderland Apr 24 - 30 Bring It On The Musical Sept 6 - 16
Yamato Drummers May 1 Funny Girl Aug 7-19
La Boheme May 3 Tori Amos Oct 5
Nabucco May 4 Son Of A Preacher Man Sept 26-30
Aida May 5 - 6 The Carpenters Story Oct 1
Million Dollar Quartet May 15-20 Song Of The Earth/La Sylphide
Beyond The Barricade May 21 Joseph & The... Oct 17-21
Thoroughly Modern Millie May 22-27 Sunset Boulevard Oct 23 - Nov 4
The Chicago Blues Brothers May 28 Spamalot Nov 7 - 11
King Of Pop May 29 Cilla - The Musical Nov 21 - 25
The Buddy Holly Show May 30 - Jun 3 Nativity The Musical Nov 29 - Dec 3
Islands In The Stream Jun 4 Beautiful Dec 12 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Mercury Jun 7 Shrek The Musical Jan 16 - 28 2018
The Illegal Eagles Jun 9 Flashdance Feb 12-17 2018
Available Light Jul 6 - 8 Matilda Sep 18 - Nov 24 2018
Dirty Dancing Jul 10-22 Wicked Dec 4 2018 to Jan 5 2019
Sister Act 2017 Jul 24-29  
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Opera House
The Crucible at the Opera House, Manchester
Gangsta Granny at the Opera House, Manchester
The Wipers Times at the Opera House, Manchester
Bat Out Of Hell Feb 17 to Apr 29 2017 The Waterboys Oct 22 2017
The Solid Silver 60s Show May 7 The Wipers Times Oct 31-Nov 4 2017
The Crucible May 8-13 2017 A Judgement In Stone Nov 13 - 18 2017
The Wedding Singer May 15-20 2017 Elvis World Tour Nov 19 2017
Not Dead Enough May 22-27 2017 Love Letters Nov 20 - 25 2017
Out Of Order May 29 - June 3 No Such Thing As A Fish Nov 26 2017
Gangsta Granny Jun 7-11 2017 Crazy For You Nov 28 - Dec 2 2017
Shout! Jun 27 - Jul 1 2017 Dick Whittington Dec 9 2017 - Jan 7 2018
My First Ballet Cinderella Jul 26 - 30 Iconic The Show Mar 8 2018
The Band Sep 8 - 30 La Traviata Mar 9 2018
The ELO Experience Oct 3 Madama Butterfly Mar 10 2018
Sensational 60's Experience Oct 5 Rigoletto Mar 11 2018
Whitney Queen Of The Night Oct 6 Hairspray Mar 26 to Apr 7 2018
Tango Moderno Oct 17 - 21 2017  
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays
Jon Richardson at the Lowry
The Addams Family at the Lowry
Elf The Musical at the Lowry
The Gruffalo at the Lowry
Daniel O'Donnell April 30 The Railway Children Jul 25 - 30
Casanova May 3 - 6 Tiger Who Came To Tea Jul 27 - 30
John Bishop Jason Manford May 27 Russell Brand Aug 1
Jon Richardson May 29 & 31 Room On The Broom Aug 1 - 27
Dinosaur World May 29 & 31 Derren Brown Aug 3 - 5
The British Soap Awards Jun 3 The Addams Family Aug 29 - Sep 9
The Play That Goes Wrong Jun 5-10 Ray Mears Oct 8 2017
La Cage Aux Folles Jun 13-17 Joel Dommett Oct 18 2017
Jane McDonald Jun 11 Slavas Snow Show Oct 24-29 2017
Barbara Nice Jun 11 Elf Nov 25 2017 to Jan 7 2018
Elkie Brooks Jun 18 Around The World In 80... Dec 5 - Jan 7
Shirley Valentine Jun 19-24 The Gruffalo Dec 6 2017 - Jan 7 2018
Beverley Knight Jun 29 Opera North's Madama Butterfly Mar 6-8
Fantastic Mr Fox Jul 5-9 Opera North's Don Giovanni Mar 7 - 9 2018
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Jul 23 War Horse 2018 Jun 13 - 30 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Royal Exchange Theatre
Persuasion at Royal Exchange Theatre
The Suppliant Women Mar 10 - Apr 1 Persuasion May 25 - Jun 24
Twelfth Night Apr 13 - May 20 MIF Fatherland Jul 1-15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Arena
Russell Howard at the Manchester Arena
Lady Gaga at the Manchester Arena
John Bishop at the Manchester Arena
Steps at the Manchester Arena
Paul Weller at the Manchester Arena
Frankie Valli Apr 27 2017 World's Strongest Man Sept 30 2017
Shawn Mendes Apr 28 2017 Neil Diamond Oct 1 2017
Mickey Flanagan May 4 & 5 2017 Lady Antebellum Oct 4 2017
Iron Maiden May 8 2017 Disney On Ice Oct 11-15 2017
Harry Potter Concert May 16 2017 Lady Gaga Oct 17 2017
Take That May 18-20 & 25-27 2017 Legends Live Oct 19 2017
Ariana Grande May 22 2017 J. Cole Oct 21 2017
Professor Brian Cox May 21 2017 Emeli Sande Oct 22 2017
KISS May 30 2017 Metallica Oct 28 2017
WWE Live presents NXT Live! Jun 6 Jamiroquai Nov 2 2017
Kings Of Leon Jun 9 2017 Alice Cooper Nov 15 2017
Kevin Hart Jun 15 2017 Deep Purple Nov 18 2017
Nashville In Concert Jun 17 2017 Little Mix Nov 21 - 22 2017
Celine Dion Jun 25 2017 John Bishop Nov 24-25 2017
Key 103 Summer Live Jul 15 2017 Elvis Nov 28 2017
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Jul 22 2017 Steps Dec 2 & 3 2017
Radiohead Jul 4-5 2017 Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Dec 7 2017
Blink 182 Jul 14 2017 Queen + Adam Lambert Dec 9 2017
Paw Patrol Live! Aug 19-20 2017 Pete Tong Dec 14 2017
BROS Aug 22 2017 Paul Weller Mar 1 2018
John Legend Sept 16 2017  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The O2 Apollo, Manchester
Jimmy Carr at the Manchester Apollo
ZZ Top at the Manchester Apollo
Roy Chubby Brown at the Manchester Apollo
Russell Brand at the Manchester Apollo
The Saw Doctors Apr 29 2017 Sigur Ros Sep 16 - 18 2017
Snarky Puppy May 4 2017 Gabriel Iglesias Sep 28 2017
Deftones May 6 2017 The Australian Pink Floyd Oct 7 2017
Paul Rodgers May 8 2017 The Pretenders Oct 13 2017
Anastacia May 27 2017 Train - Oct 19 2017
Penn and Teller Jun 10 2017 Weezer Oct 25 2017
Jimmy Carr Jun 16 2017 Greg Davies Oct 26 - 28 2017
Paramore Jun 18 2017 Father John Misty Nov 5 2017
The MacCabees Jun 28 2017 Jools Holland Nov 18 2017
Ghazal Bahaar Jul 8 2017 Status Quo Nov 26 2017
ZZ Top Jul 25 2017 Chris Rea Dec 3 2017
Miranda Lambert Aug 19 2017 Roy Chubby Brown Dec 15 2017
Queens Of Comedy Sep 2 2017 UB40 Dec 17 2017
Leftfield May 20 2017 The Bootleg Beatles - Dec 20
Ne-Yo Sep 13 2017 Russell Brand - May 1 2018
Ryan Adams Sep 14 2017 Jason Manford - Jun 15 + 16 2018
Ben Portsmouth Sep 15 2017  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Remembering Fred Apr 29 It Was 50 Years Ago Today... Jul 14
Steve Hackett May 5 Peace Train - The Cat Stevens Story Sept 5
Al Stewart May 6 Travis Sept 9
Atif Aslam May 7 Neil Sedaka Sept 15
Procol Harum May 8 La La Land In Concert Sept 21
Adam Ant May 9 & 10 The Best Of James Bond Oct 1
The Sound Of Musicals May 12 Last Night Of The Autumn Proms Oct 14
Glenn Miller Orchestra May 14 Squeeze Oct 30
Imelda May May 20 Celtic Woman Oct 31
Simple Minds May 23 Sixties Gold Nov 1
David Holfgott May 27 ABC Nov 2
The Cranberries May 28 Space Spectacular Nov 11
Kevin & Karen Dance Jun 11 Karl Jenkins Nov 19
Idina Menzel Jun 18 John Mayall Nov 21
Kraftwerk 3-D Jun 19 Collabro Nov 30
Jackson Browne Jun 30 John Wilson Dec 12
Tony Bennett Jul 5 Remembering Fred May 13 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The RNCM, Manchester
Brad Mehldau Trio May 17 Indigo Girls Jul 20
Brandy Clark Oct 22
Ron Sexsmith May 28 Newton Faulkner Nov 7
Thea Gilmore Jun 4 Lau Nov 24
Saint Etienne Jun 11 John Bramwell Dec 15
Rick Wakeman Jun 25 Eliza Carthy Dec 20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Comedy Store, Manchester
New Stuff Second & Last Sunday of the Month
The Best In Stand Up Friday & Saturday
New Comedians Third Sunday of the Month
King Gong First Sunday of the Month
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Contact Theatre, Manchester
The Contact Theatre
Turn: A Dance Microfestival - Apr 28  
Thick Richard - May 3 - 6  
James Wilton Dance - May 16 & 17  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Dancehouse, Manchester
Tom Green
Tom Green - Jun 11 Paul Chowdhry - Oct 14 & Nov 4
Arlene! - Sept 20 Nick Helm - Oct 21
Vir Das - Sep 22  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Ritz, Manchester
The Membranes Apr 29 Old Crow Medicine Show Jun 24
Underoath May 1 Cabbage Jul 1
Morgan Heritage May 5 Popcaan Jul 2
The Alarm May 11 Cold War Kids Jul 7
George Clinton... May 12 Kate Nash Aug 4
Gavin Degraw May 16 Star Shaped Festival Aug 19
Periphery May 19 Strange Waves II Sep 2
Whiskey Myers May 20 The Psychedelic Furs Sep 3
Chronixx May 21 Loyle Carner Oct 12
Mew May 22 Heels Of Hell Oct 22
Ward Thomas May 24 The Lemon Twigs Nov 10
Skunk Anansie May 27 Milky Chance Nov 11
Shriekback May 31 Insane Clown Posse Nov 17
The Skids Jun 2 From The Jam Nov 18
North West Calling Jun 3 Frank Carter & The Rattle Snakes Dec 3
Whitney Jun 4 Scouting For Girls Dec 5
Vintage Trouble Jun 6 Fish Dec 9
Mark Lanegan Band Jun 21 Scruff Of The Next Dec 14
Brutus Gold & The Love Train Jun 23  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Academy
The Kooks at the Manchester Academy
New Found Glory Sept 29 Peter Hook Dec 15
Belinda Carlisle Oct 6 HIM Dec 16
Gary Numan Oct 13 Slade Dec 17
Happy Mondays Dec 13 Shed Seven Dec 22
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Band On The Wall, Manchester
Mr Scruff at the Band On The Wall
The Watch Apr 16 Phil Rudd (AC/DC) May 21
The Travelling Band May 5 Craig Charles May 27
Mr Scruff Keep It Unreal May 6 CHAMPS May 30
Jane Weaver May 19 Martyn Joseph Jun 1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Z-arts
Beasty Baby at Z-Arts
   
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Mar 4  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Stockport Plaza
Robin Hood at the Stockport Plaza
Robin Hood - Apr 5
Albert Lee - Mar 13
ABBAMania - Mar 30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Middleton Arena
Derek Ryan - May 19 Dave Spikey - Nov 240
Ed Byrne - Nov 20  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Heywood Civic Centre
Showaddywaddy
Spamalot - Mar 14-18
Cuillin Sound - Mar 25
Showaddywaddy - Dec 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Octagon, Bolton
Cinderella at the Octagon, Bolton
Ashes Feb 23 - Mar 11 Talking Heads Jun 8 - Jul 8
Winter Hill May 11-Jun 3 A Christmas Carol Nov 17-Jan 13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Oldham Coliseum Theatre
Sleeping Beauty at the Oldham Coliseum
Meat Pie, Sausage Roll Mar 3 - 25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At King George's Hall, Blackburn
Georges Comedy Club at the King George's Hall
George's Comedy Club Various Dates
Afternoon Music Hall Various Dates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington
Jimmy Carr at the Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington
G4 Mar 2 Shakin Stevens Mar 19
Seth Lakeman Mar 11 Jimmy Carr Sept 23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Other Theatres In Manchester
Robbie Williams
Parklife 2017
The Crystal Maze - Old Granada Studios - Apr 1-30 2017
Extreme Robots Live - EventCity - Apr 22 & 23 2017
Robbie Williams - Etihad Stadium - Jun 2 & 3 2017
Parklife 2017 - Heaton Park - Jun 10 & 11 2017
Rick Astley - EventCity - Jul 2 2017
Arcade Fire - Castlefield Bowl - Jul 6 2017
Foodies Festival with Top Chefs - Tatton Park - Jul 14-16 2017
 
 
 
 
   
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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