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Alkaline Trio

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Sunday 28 July 2024
With multiple world tours and numerous chart successes under their belts, Chicago's high-energy melodic cult rockers Alkaline Trio have cemented their legacy as one of dark punk's greatest forces. They have scored UK Top 40 singles with "Me...

Rise Against

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 20 August 2024
The chart-topping, critically acclaimed Chicago band offer a gritty combination of hardcore punk and melodic hardcore which continues to defy the status quo of modern rock, scoring four UK Top 40 albums in the process. They are also known f...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Saturday 7 September 2024
Eight piece Scottish Ska band PorkPie perform classics from The Specials, Bad Manners, Madness, The Beat, etc, the list goes on and on. If you were into music in the late 70s and early 80s, the chances are you were into 2-Tone, the iconic C...

The Tiger Lillies

HOME, Manchester
Tuesday 10 September 2024
The Grammy nominated Godfathers of alternative cabaret present Come on Down (The Nihilism Tour), a new show on a theme which has always run through their work - the meaninglessness and absurdity of existence. Brimming with wit, wisdom and h...

Tokky Horror

Star and Garter, Manchester
Thursday 12 - Friday 13 September 2024
Forming across a triangle of Leeds, Birkenhead & Bristol, the founding members of electronic punk trio Tokky Horror hadn't met each other before the band signed their first record deal. The collective formed during a pandemic, sending demo...

Stand Atlantic

New Century Hall, Manchester
Saturday 14 September 2024
After early incarnations under other names, pop-punk outfit Stand Atlantic formed in 2014 with a desire to be inventive, take risks and push boundaries. Hailing from Sydney, their music features the dynamic vocal talents of Bonnie Fraser ba...

Ska Face

The Irish Club, Warrington
Friday 20 September 2024
A great Ska band playing all the best classic Ska and 2-Tone from artists like The Specials, The Skatalites. The Selecter, Toots 'n' The Maytals, The Beat, Bad Manners, Madness, and many more. Formed from the desire to return to the classic...

Sultans of Ping

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 21 September 2024
Irish punk legends Sultans of Ping were formed in Cork in 1988, gaining attention (as Sultans of Ping F.C) with the single "Where's Me Jumper" in 1992 - which was later used as the closing song in the Irish comedy, "The Young Offenders" -...

The Dangerous Summer

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Tuesday 24 September 2024
Maryland pop punksters The Dangerous Summer signed their first record deal as high school seniors and quickly established themselves among the alt-rock world's elite. The band writes hooks that serve as soundtracks for important life moment...

Split Frenz - Tribute to Split Enz

Retro, Manchester
Friday 27 September 2024
Tribute Band to the Mighty 'Split Enz'. 80's New Wave Pop Nostalgia. Recreating the 'New Zealand Beatles' who enjoyed the 1980 UK hit  "I Got You" before brothers Tim and Neil Finn would go on to create Crowded House. ...


New Century Hall, Manchester
Saturday 28 September 2024
Having emerged in 1989 and become a mainstay of the American alternative scene, Mudhoney may not have achieved the household name status enjoyed by a handful of their contemporaries but the band maintained a strong following, and the admira...

Tom Robinson

Band On The Wall, Manchester
Wednesday 2 October 2024
Musician and broadcaster Tom Robinson presents an evening of songs and stories spanning five decades of adventures in the music industry. Tom's musical journey began in 1974 when his first band was discovered by Ray Davies, and included a B...

Joe Jackson

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 3 October 2024
With his Two Rounds of Racket 2024 tour, Joe Jackson makes an unprecedented two-part performance. First, he performs songs from his solo catalogue, and then Mr. Joe Jackson presents the music of Max Champion, featuring a nine-piece band. Jo...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Thursday 3 October 2024
  The British punk rock trio hailing from the South East, are renowned for ferocious live sets and visceral, hard-hitting bass riffs. ...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 4 October 2024
Over the last four decades, Polish rock band, Kult, led be singer and songwriter Kazik Staszewski, have become one of the most popular acts from the scene; fusing their roots in punk and new wave, to inspiration from psychedelic rock, jazz ...


The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thursday 10 October 2024
London four-piece Crows make a dark and visceral post-punk that's been hardened by years of notoriously rowdy live shows. Crows have amassed a legion of die-hard fans since they formed back in 2015 and cultivated a singular, much-adored pre...

New Model Army

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 11 October 2024
Formed in Bradford in 1980, New Model Army's beginnings were inspired by Northern Soul, Punk Rock and the incendiary atmosphere of the times. Since then, they have had a long, creative and eventful journey. They have been massively influent...

The Scottish Sex Pistols - Tribute to The Sex Pistols

Rebellion, Manchester
Friday 11 October 2024
The Scottish tribute act who perform full Sex Pistols anthems with punk & new wave classics. The band, which was originally formed in 1993, includes ex-members of The Members, Del Amitri, The Fits and is fronted by award winning actor Keit...

The Skints

Gorilla, Manchester
Monday 14 October 2024
An eclectic and spirited London four-piece, the Skints deliver a versatile amalgamation of reggae, ska-punk, dub, grime, hip-hop, soul, and dancehall that's as feel-good and soul-stirring as it is hard-hitting and politically charged on the...

LIZZIE The Musical

Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
Thursday 17 October - Sunday 10 November 2024
LIZZIE is Rage! Sex! Betrayal! BLOODY MURDER! A True Crime Punk Rock Musical.  Lizzie The Musical explores the life of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe in the late summer of 1892 in Fall Riv...

Peter Hook & the Light

Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington
Thursday 17 October 2024
The legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist performs both Substance albums live. The Mancunian bass player, musician, singer, DJ, nightclub owner, record company boss and author was a co-founder of the seminal post-punk band Joy Divis...

Sham 69

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 18 October 2024
Formed in Hersham, Surrey in 1976, Sham 69 lacked the art school background of many British punk bands of the time, and brought in football chant back-up vocals and sing-along populist political lyrics, which earned them a large often vio...

Fu Manchu

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 21 October 2024
2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the existence of Fu Manchu. Originally formed in 1985 as a Black Flag-influenced hardcore punk band called Virulence, Fu Manchu has since become one of hard rock's most celebrated names. Since the band's ...

Molchat Doma

New Century Hall, Manchester
Tuesday 22 October 2024
In their short time as a band, Belarusian trio Молчат Дома ("Houses Are Silent"), have gone from whispered-about unknowns, to enigmatic underground icons, to legitimate viral sensations with hundreds of thousands of TikTok videos ...

Soft Play (Formerly Slaves)

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Wednesday 23 October 2024
Better known as Slaves until 2023, when they changed their name due to their original name's unwanted connotations, Tunbridge Wells punk rock duo Isaac Holman and Laurie Vincent have scored three UK Top 10 albums since forming in 2012.   ...


O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Thursday 24 - Friday 25 October 2024
A pure distillation of rage - weaponizing a deceptively radio-ready bombast to deliver stone cold truth missives, each packed like a bomb with noisy rock chaos - Ohio hardcore band Beartooth revel in the darker underbelly of traditional me...

Sum 41

Co-op Live, Manchester
Monday 28 October 2024
Aiming to go out on a high with their final UK & EU tour, Canadian skate punk rockers Sum 41 say their final goodbyes in 2024. Sum 41 never fit in. They didn't try to either. Instead, they came out of the gate swinging with a signature styl...

Wednesday 13

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Wednesday 30 - Thursday 31 October 2024
Theatrical horror punk alter-ego of Murderdolls frontman Joseph Poole Wednesday 13 is the stage name of Joseph Poole, frontman of Murderdolls, the theatrical metal outfit that also includes members of Static-X and Slipknot. Starting off in ...

Peter Hook & the Light

King George's Hall, Blackburn
Thursday 31 October 2024
The legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist performs both Substance albums live. The Mancunian bass player, musician, singer, DJ, nightclub owner, record company boss and author was a co-founder of the seminal post-punk band Joy Divis...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 31 October 2024
The Southampton horror punk band's devoted fanbase were devastated when frontman Will Gould announced the end of the band during a sold-out Koko show in 2018. But now, the band are reborn. ...

Baked a La Ska

Band On The Wall, Manchester
Thursday 31 October 2024
Baked A La Ska are the heavy heavy sound of Manchester ska; an 11piece band of assembled oddballs and pranksters fronted by an unholytrio of singers and featuring one of the tightest rhythm sections inManchester with the "chops to make you...

Paul Weller

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 1 November 2024
Few people have had as great an influence on the British music scene as Paul Weller. As frontman of The Jam, Weller spearheaded the Mod revival in the late '70s and early '80s, scoring a string of hits, including Going Underground and A ...

Pidzama Porno

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 1 November 2024
Polish punk rock / reggae / ska band Pidzama Porno (Porno Pyjamas) are famed for their 1998 track  "Antifa", which has become an anti-racist anthem amongst Polish youth, and the song "Twoja Generacja" ("Your Generation").  After origin...

Bob Vylan

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Saturday 2 November 2024
Bob Vylan are a two-piece band that mix punk, rock, grime, and rap amongst other genres, to create a unique style of poetical political music that speaks openly on a wide range of topics. After releasing their critically acclaimed album 'We...

A Tribute to Jilly's Rockworld

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 2 November 2024
A celebration of a Manchester institution, the legendary Oxford Road  rock club opened in the 1970s - originally known as Fagan's before being renamed Jilly's in 1983 - attracting punks, rockers, goths, metalheads, skaters, moshers and ind...

Adam Ant

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Sunday 3 November 2024
Pop icon Adam Ant returns with his UK Antics tour, with a set list that promises to get everyone on their feet. Performing his classic chart-topping singles and personal favourites, audiences will be thrilled with the return of live musi...

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

AO Arena, Manchester
Tuesday 5 November 2024
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist-vocalist Blixa Bargeld. They were formed after the break-up of the Birthday Party and...

The Libertines

Albert Hall, Manchester
Thursday 7 - Saturday 9 November 2024
Volatile rock 'n' roll revivalists fronted by the mercurial Pete Doherty. A plethora of 'The' bands dominated the magazine covers and airwaves of the '00s. The Strokes flew the skinny tie flag for NYC, The White Stripes held the bluesy encl...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 7 November - Saturday 7 December 2024
The salaciously groovy and expertly grimey Warmduscher have never taken to the term "supergroup", but it's safe to say that their unique, potent blend of raw musicianship, down 'n' dirty rock riffs and devil-may-care party attitude was birt...

Millie Manders and The Shutup

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 8 November 2024
With live shows renowned for their power and contagious energy, London cross-genre punk rockers Millie Manders and The Shutup are increasingly hard to ignore. Fronted by Millie Manders, whose staggering vocal dexterity, backed by grinding g...

Amyl and the Sniffers

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Saturday 9 November 2024
Punk animals Amyl and The Sniffers have risen up from the sticky carpets of Melbourne's underground music scene to storm the world stage. Renowned for their chaotic, ball-tearing live show, Dec Martens (guitar), Bryce Wilson (drums) and Gus...


O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Wednesday 13 November 2024
Florida pop punk rockers Yellowcard are recognised for having a distinct sound in its genre, primarily due to the prominent use of a violin in their songs, and are best known for their 2003 single "Ocean Avenue", which went double platinum ...

Jimmy Eat World

O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Thursday 14 November 2024
Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band formed in 1993 in Mesa, Arizona. The band is composed of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Jim Adkins, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch, and drummer Zach Lind. They...


Band On The Wall, Manchester
Thursday 14 November 2024
With widescreen multi-tracked guitars and a giant sounding rhythm section complementing sharp songwriting and yearning vocal melodies, the Brooklyn art-punk incendiaries attempt to interrogate the external factors that make them who they ar...

Punk Rock Factory

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Sunday 17 November 2024
High energy, punk rock powerhouses Punk Rock Factory make easy work of their special brand of punk covers - including a UK no.48 album consisting entirely of Disney classics - gaining an online following of over a million fans across the m...

Alien Ant Farm + CKY

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 21 November 2024
Almost a decade on from their last album and 25 years as a band, California's Alien Ant Farm announce a co-headline UK tour alongside fellow American rock band CKY. With over 5 million albums sold worldwide, Alien Ant Farm are perhaps best ...

Electric Six

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Wednesday 27 November 2024
Detroit's fun-loving alternative garage rock collective Electric Six celebrate 20 years of their UK Top 10 debut album "Fire" in 2003. The high-octane collection, mixing garage rock, disco, punk, new wave, and metal into cleverly dumb, in-y...

Skinny Lister

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Thursday 28 November 2024
Regularly cited as one of the best live bands in the biz, London indie punk folk band, "The Skinnies" have been described by The Independent, in a 5 star review, as "a visceral, deafening experience." Following the release of their rave-re...

Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers)

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 29 November 2024
When future historians of music draw up a list of the movers and shakers who changed the modern musical landscape, there will be no doubt that North London-born Hugh Cornwell, the former leader and main songwriter of all The Stranglers' mos...

Fever 333

New Century Hall, Manchester
Saturday 30 November 2024
Los Angeles metal rapcore supergroup Fever 333 consist of former Letlive vocalist Jason Aalon Butler, former The Chariot guitarist Stephen Harrison and Night Verses drummer Aric Improta. ...

The Damned

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 6 December 2024
The greatest surviving British punk band THE DAMNED formed in 1976, releasing the first ever UK punk single 'New Rose' over forty years ago. Considered one of the greatest songs from this period, THE DAMNED's 'New Rose' brought focus on the...
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