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SPACE MONKEYS
Saturday 3rd November 2018

Space Monkeys Plus Special Guests Dirty Laces. The last band signed by Tony Wilson to Factory Records back in 1995. Their song ‘Sugar Cane’ was a worldwide hit which helped us to sell over quarter of a million records of our debut album ‘The Daddy Of Them All’.

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HUGH CORNWELL
Saturday 3rd November 2018

GOLDEN BROWN, STRANGE LITTLE GIRL, ALWAYS THE SUN, PEACHES,NO MORE HEROES, NICE & SLEAZY..... SOUND FAMILIAR? ALL BIG HITS, ALL GREAT SONGS, ALL WRITTEN AND SUNG BY HUGH CORNWELL, THE SONGWRITER BEHIND THE STRANGLERS.

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FAT FREDDY'S DROP
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November 2018

7-piece band Fat Freddy’s Drop is internationally regarded as one of the world’s finest live draws. Over the last four LPs the New Zealanders have navigated their way from the incubator of sunshine reggae through a colour-saturated field of soul psychedelia before swerving onto a desolate Detroit superhighway at night.

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SOCA EXPLOSION
Saturday 3rd November 2018

With a new format of Island Vs. Island, this years Soca Explosion Cup Clash will feature 10 Soca DJs from around the eastern Caribbean battling it out for the cup. The DJs will be judged using a points earned system, over 10 individual rounds. 

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THE LONDON AFRICAN GOSPEL CHOIR
Saturday 3rd November 2018

The 19 members of the London African Gospel Choir, together with their amazing band, perform their own powerful twist on Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’, from start to finish.

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TEENAGE FANCLUB
Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th November 2018

ATeenage Fanclub presents Songs From Teenage Fanclub - The Creation Records Years. Night 1: Songs from 91-93 | Night 2: Songs from 94-97 | Night 3: Songs from 98-00. Individual night and three night tickets available.

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PARCELS
Monday 5th November 2018

Australian electro pop band formed in 2014 who's first single "Overnight" was produced by Daft Punk. Parcels have described themselves as "sort of a blend between electro-pop and disco-soul".

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OLD DOMINION
Tuesday 6th November 2018

Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Old Dominion are a country rock/pop band with hip hop overtones. In the US they've had a number of hit singles including "Break Up With Him", "Song For Another Time", "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart" and "Written In The Sand".

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DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV
Wednesday 7th November 2018

Dubioza Kolektiv are a Bosnian band who have a fresh take on hip-hop, reggae, dub, punk, rock and Bosnian folklore. The group have 8 studio albums under their belt since they were formed back in 2003.

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KILLING JOKE
Wednesday 7th November 2018

Formed in Notting Hill back in 1978, the band achieved mainstream success in 1985 with the album "Night Time" and single "Love Like Blood" which reached number 16 in the UK.

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JAX JONES
Thursday 8th November 2018

When Timucin Lam — Timz to his mates — chose the pseudonym Jax Jones, it was supposed to be a rhyming-slang inspired celebration of independence: his old band had just imploded, and he wanted to see if he could make it on his Jack Jones.

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UK FOO FIGHTERS
Saturday 10th November 2018

They absolutely nail the true vibe of a Foo’s live experience, all performed down to the closest detail making it a truly unmissable show for any Foo Fighters fan. Be sure to catch them live in 2018.

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST
Sunday 11th November 2018

German rock guitarist Michael Schenker is he rose to fame as a member of Scorpians then went on to join the group UFO. He returns to Manchester with the Michael Schenker Fest this November at Manchester Academy.

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SHAKEY GRAVES
Monday 12th November 2018

Shakey Graves tours his new album with a stop in Manchester. This ambitious, audacious work heralds an artistic metamorphosis for the 30-year-old veteran, whose risk-taking in painting outside the lines has been rewarded tenfold.

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TONIGHT ALIVE
Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th November 2018

Austrailian rock band, Tonight Alive, return to Manchester with a gig at the Academy, Manchester this coming November. In 2014 the band had a #1 hit single in the UK Rock chart with "The Edge" a song off The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Original Soundtrack.

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HINDS
Tuesday 13th November 2018

Hinds continue to conquer 2016. Having just played a triumphant set at Glastonbury, the 4-piece continue to play the very best festivals over the summer including Reading/Leeds & Bestival. They also announce their biggest UK shows to date for November & December, including London’s 2300 capacity Forum & their first show in Ireland.

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LEON BRIDGES
Wednesday 14th November 2018

Probably best know for his song "Coming Home", Leon Bridges is an American gospel and soul singer from Texas. Bridges will be opening for Harry Styles on his South American tour.

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A - PLAYING HI-FI SERIOUS IN FULL & MORE
Wednesday 14th November 2018

Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Old Dominion are a country rock/pop band with hip hop overtones. In the US they've had a number of hit singles including "Break Up With Him", "Song For Another Time", "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart" and "Written In The Sand".

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GRETA VAN FLEET
Thursday 15th November 2018

American rock band Greta Van Fleet are Josh Kiszka, Jake Kiszka, Sam Kiska and Danny Wagner. The groups debut & follow up single "Highway Tune" & "Safari Song" topped the US rock charts.

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DASHBOARD CONFIDENTIAL
Thursday 15th November 2018

The band released their new album, Crooked Shadows, in February and this tour marks the first time fans in the UK will get the chance to hear the new tracks live. Highlighted by tracks like We Fight and Heart Beat Here, the album was the band’s first full length offering in over eight years.

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HAKEN
Friday 15th February 2019

HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated 5th studio album titled ‘Vector’, due for release on the 26th Oct. The album was produced by the band themselves, & recorded & mixed by Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood (Periphery, Devin Townsend Project), with the artwork once again being handled by Blacklake.

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JESSIE J
Friday 16th November 2018

Singer songwriter Jessie J is an R&B singer who has enjoyed a number of #1 hit singles with "Price Tag", "Domino" and most recently "Bang Bang".

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BASEMENT
Friday 16th November 2018

Basement were formed in Ipswich back in 2009, since then they've called it a day and got back together. The band are influenced by melodic hardcore punk. Singles released by the group include "Promise Everything", "Overseized" and "Aquasun".

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THE GLITCH MOB
Friday 16th November 2018

The Glitch Mob, Los Angeles electronic music group consiting of edIT, Boreta and Ooah. Singles for the group include "Go Light", "Can't Kill Us", "Bad Wings" and "Beyond Monday".

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SLAVES
Saturday 17th November 2018

Already known as one of the UK’s most ferocious live acts. Expect big riffs, bigger beats and the sense of beer-hurling mayhem that has followed the band from their earliest shows in Tunbridge Wells boozers to the main stages at major European and US festivals.

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THE LOTTERY WINNERS
Saturday 17th November 2018

Born in Salford & raised on romance, The Lottery Winners can be found at the exact midpoint between the North West’s dual musical Meccas. Manchester & Liverpool have claimed many a legendary artist as their own, but more often than not they hailed from somewhere betwixt the two. Somewhere beneath Blake’s ‘dark satanic mills’, somewhere called Leigh, the birthplace of Georgie Fame & the Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley.

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ABSOLUTE BOWIE
Saturday 17th November 2018

There will only ever be one David Bowie, he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie, Europe’s Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie fans across the UK.

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FLEETWOOD BAC & TOO PETTY
Saturday 17th November 2018

Fleetwood Bac & Too Petty - (Fleetwood Mac & Tom Petty Tribute Night) at Manchester Academy this November

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CAVETOWN
Monday 19th November 2018

Coining the stage name 'Cavetown', Robin has made multiple appearances on stages around Cambridge, captivating his audience with his gentle sound, and moving some to tears with his nostalgic and introspective lyrics

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ANNE-MARIE
Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th November 2018

Singer songwriter, Anne-Marie comes to Manchester Academy. With several charting singles including "Friends", "2002" and "Ciao Adios" to name just a few!

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ELECTRIC SIX
Wednesday 20th November 2018

Six piece, American rock band, Electric Six are coming to Manchester Academy this November. The group are probably best knows for their #2 Hit Single "Danger! High Voltage" and #5 Hit "Gay Bar".

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PITCHSHIFTER
Tuesday 20th November 2018

While Pitchshiter were known for their industrial metal sound, the group have later become more melodic and punk influenced. The group have been compared to the likes of The Prodigy. Pitchshifter highest charting UK singles was the 1997 "Microwaved".

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ARKELLS
Thursday 22nd November 2018

GArkells are a Canadian rock band who formed in Ontario back in 2006. Since then they've had three #1 singles in their home country with "Leather Jacket", "Private School" and "Knocking at the Door".

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MILES KANE
Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th November 2018

Miles Kane is the co-frontman of the Last Shadow Puppets, and former frontman of the Rascals before their break-up in August 2009. Singles include "Give Up", "First of My Kind" and "Come Closer". His album "Don't Forget Who You Are" reached #8 in the UK.

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HONNE
Friday 23rd November 2018

English electronic music duo formed in London back in 2014. The group consists of James Hatcher (producer) and Andy Clutterbuck (singer and producer) both write, record and produce the music of HONNE. Their first album "Warm on a Cold Night" reached #37 in the UK.

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HUDSON TAYLOR
Friday 23rd November 2018

Brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor are Hudson Taylor. The boys are an Irish folk group formed back in 2011. Their last album, Feel It Again reached Number 4 in the Irish album charts.

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THE VIRGINMARYS
Saturday 24th November 2018

Back in 2009 The Virginmarys formed in Macclesfield. Their debut album was awarded Editors Choice by iTubes US and their songs "Bang Bang Bang" and "Just A Ride" were both iTubes Singles Of The Week!

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THE SOUTHMARTINS
Saturday 24th November 2018

The Southmartins are the leading tribute to The Beautiful South and The Housemartins. Having gigged the UK continuously since their formation in 2010 they have built up not only a loyal following but an unbeatable live show full of energy, soul, humour &, of course, the bulletproof back catalogue of Paul Heaton & co.

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DAN REED NETWORK
Sunday 25th November 2018

Dan Reed Network will showcase new material from the upcoming album whilst revisiting the hits and reworking some DRN classics in what promises to be a raucous celebration of their inaugural, global, fan immersive recording project “Origins.”

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SUNFLOWER BEAN
Tuesday 27th November 2018

Sunflower Bean come to Manchester Academy this November - "New York is still home to bands as varied as Sunflower Bean, whose music suggests what might have happened if psychedelia had emerged after punk and the Police rather than before" - Jon Pareles of The New York Times

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BROTHERS OSBORNE
Wednesday 28th November 2018

Country music duo, Brothers Osborne are as the name suggests two Brothers T.J. and John. They are perhaps best known for their song "Stay a Little Longer" which went Platinum in their home country of the US.

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TESSERACT
Wednesday 28th November 2018

Tesseract are a British progressive metal band who formed back in 2003 in Milton Keynes. To date they've put out 4 albums, with the most successful being "Polaris" and "Sonder".

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CALPURNIA
Wednesday 28th November 2018

Calpurnia is a 4-piece from Canada, led by Finn Wolfhard. Through a chance meeting on the set of a music video shoot, Finn & drummer Malcolm Craig hit it off immediately. This chemistry then led to Ayla Tesler-Mabe & Jack Anderson to join the band, & through their unequivocal passion for music, Calpurnia was created.

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TREVOR HALL
Thursday 29th November 2018

With a mix of roots, folk and reggae, Trevor Hall is an American singer songwriter and guitarist. Trevor Hall's latest album, KALA, reached #2 on the iTunes singer songwriter charts.

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CYPRESS HILL
Friday 30th November 2018

Across nine albums that have sold over 20 million copies worldwide, Cypress Hill redefined and shattered the boundaries of hip-hop, crafting gutter-dirty tracks that fused deep bass lines with blissful, stoned-out melodies and aggressive hard rock riffs.

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THE INTERRUPTERS
Saturday 1st December 2018

Since 2011 The Interrupters have been a Ska Punk band who were formed in Los Angeles and led by Aimee Interrupter on lead vocals.

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