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What's On at the O2 Ritz, Manchester

One Night in Nashville

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 26 April 2024
Experience the sights and sounds of Nashville with the 'One Night In Nashville' show featuring Manchester singer Maria Jordan. Celebrating the biggest modern and classic country icons in an authentic downtown honkytonk experience, a world ...

RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 27 April 2024
Eleven Global Glamazons from seven regions of the world unite for the official Drag Race UK vs The World Tour. Experience your favourite Queens in an all-new production and witness the best drag the mother-tucking world has to offer in this...

The Stickmen Project

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 27 April 2024
Behind the masks of drumming duo The Stickmen Project you will find Greg Zwarich and Paul Mintsoulis. Performing in black outfits with LED lights depicting the stickman character, their DJ sets are enhanced with electronic drum solos and pe...

Lil Tracy

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 29 April 2024
For years, Jazz Butler has consistently remained an innovator of alternative hip-hop. Best known as Lil Tracy, Butler has also gained acclaim for his music under various names including Yung Bruh, Souljawitch, Tracy Minajj, and others. As a...

Kula Shaker

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 3 May 2024
By reviving the swirling, guitar-heavy sounds of late-'60s psychedelia and infusing it with George Harrison's Indian mysticism and spirituality, Kula Shaker became one of the most popular British bands of the immediate post-Brit-pop era. T...

Swiftogeddon - the Taylor Swift Club Night

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 10 - Saturday 25 May 2024
Swiftogeddon is a night run by fans, for fans to come together and worship at the altar of Taylor Swift: non-stop Swifty all night: deep cuts, extended mixes, fan favourites and all the hits. The greatest songwriter of her generation? That'...

Brutus Gold's Love Train

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 11 May 2024
Lock up your daughters.... your mothers.... your self-tan spray and your cheap cologne! Brutus Gold and his Love Train are steaming into town for a night thick and heavy with 70s grooves. Self-proclaimed Puerto Rican Love God, Brutus Gold ...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Sunday 12 May 2024
An uncompromising style, assumed, claimed, and highly distinctive, the Marseille metalcore band take the listener through massive, energetic, or even aerial parts, without escaping the efficient groove inherited from a rap culture. ...

Little Big

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 13 May 2024
Blacklisted by the Russian government for opposing Putin, St. Petersburg satirical trashy pop rave band Little Big relocated to Los Angeles following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Originally due to represent Russia at Eurovision Song Con...

Luke Hemmings (5 Seconds of Summer)

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 14 May 2024
As the lead vocalist of 5 Seconds of Summer, Luke Hemmings has sold millions of records, toured the globe numerous times, accumulated billions of streams, and become one of Australia's most successful musical exports. As a solo artist, Luke...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wednesday 15 May 2024
Despite his celebrated partnership with Queens DJ Eric B, whose intricately constructed soundscapes made an excellent match for Rakim's more cerebral presence on the mike, the North Island rapper never became a household name, but is near-u...

The Clone Roses + Definitely Mightbe + The James Experience + Gerry Cinnamon Experience

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 18 May 2024
Following their hugely successful 25th Anniversary Tour in 2023 culminating in a 6000+ sellout headline show at Manchester's' Heaton Park, The Clone Roses return, performing all the Madchester anthems we all know and love. The band have pe...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 21 May 2024
Poland's pioneering and leading Progressive Rock band have topped the charts in their home country and reached the Top 20 in the Netherlands, Germany and Finland, while also enjoying chart success in Switzerland and Belgium. The Warsaw grou...

Gary Numan

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 24 May 2024 - Friday 6 June 2025
London-born Gary Anthony James Webb helped turn the UK's budding new wave scene on its head in the late '70s. He launched his music career by starting the band Tubeway Army, who released their eponymous debut in 1978. At the time, he adopte...

Danny Brown

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Sunday 26 May 2024
Detroit spitter Danny Brown is a fan favourite for a reason. Few MCs have taken true-blue lyrical ferocity and draped it in a persona as arresting as Danny's. By the time he released breakout album XXX, he was spearheading a movement of ava...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 31 May 2024
A popular act on the festival scene, Corella is a refreshing indie quartet from Manchester whose signature catchy melodic hooks, propulsive multi-layered guitar riffs, and reminiscent lyrics, relay a coming-of-age story of their own. The gr...

Jay Sean

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Sunday 2 June 2024
London Pop/R&B singer, songwriter and producer Kamaljit Singh Jhooti, better known as Jay Sean, has been a major sensation and multi-platinum artist in the UK since emerging from the Asian underground scene as a member of the Rishi Rich Pr...

Mt. Joy

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 10 June 2024
Steeped in folk-rock tradition and powered by the intuitive creative connection between Matt Quinn (vocals, guitar) and Sam Cooper (guitar), Philadelphia rockers Mt. Joy deliver desperate, spiraling verses and swinging, stubbornly optimisti...

Vince Staples

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wednesday 12 June 2024
Esteemed Californian hip-hop artist Vince Staples returns to Europe. ...

Mr. Bungle

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 13 June 2024
Originally founded in 1985 as a death metal project by Faith No More vocalist Mike Patton, Californian supergroup Mr Bungle have gone through many incarnations throughout their career and are best known for their experimental rock period. T...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 14 June 2024
Californian underground hip hop collective Hieroglyphics was founded in the early 1990s by rapper Del the Funky Homosapien. The collective is currently composed of rappers Del the Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, producer/manager Domino,...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Sunday 23 June 2024
With two UK Top 30 albums to their name, Canadian indie pop act Alvvays take the template laid out by the likes of Scottish stalwarts Teenage Fanclub, The Vaselines and Belle & Sebastian and fuse it with a strong sense of self and a unique ...

Dylan Gossett

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 24 June 2024
Texan Country singer Dylan Gossett enjoyed his international breakthrough in 2023 with his single "Coal", which reached no.55 on the UK singles chart. Gossett's journey from posting songs online to critical acclaim is remarkable. His debut...

Party101 with DJ Matt Bennett

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wednesday 26 June 2024
Catch Los Angeles actor Matt Bennett on the road with his new DJ night Party101, a throwback celebration of music from Nickelodeon and Disney Channel. At 18 he made his acting debut on the hit Nickelodeon television show "Victorious." Since...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 29 June 2024
I Dont Know How But They Found Me is a glimpse into the wonderland of frontman and multi-instrumentalist Dallon Weekes' mind, which ultimately leaves listeners with the very same sense of euphoric fascination. Weekes made waves in Panic! At...

Body Count featuring Ice T

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 1 July 2024
Featuring Hip Hop star Ice-T, metal icons Body Count are the originators of rap metal. Despite bursting on to the scene in 1992, and scoring the 1994 UK Top 30 hit "Born Dead", Ice-T and his gang are as angry as ever, with the rapper and a...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 4 July 2024
GRAMMY nominated Californian neo-soul and R&B artist SiR heads to Europe. Sir Darryl Farris started out songwriting for the likes of Anita Baker, Ginuwine, Jill Scott, and Stevie Wonder before featuring on Anderson . Paak's 2014 album Veni...

Antarctic Monkeys - The Official Arctic Monkeys Tribute Band

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 6 July 2024
The Official International Arctic Monkeys Tribute Band formed from a jamming session, and became a phenomenon in their own right, travelling the UK and Europe with numerous tours. The demand is now more than ever. Firmly established on the ...

GlasVille - A Night of Modern Country Music

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 12 July 2024
Glasville are a high energy modern country music covers band, bringing you all the hits from the likes of Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Darius Rucker, Maren Morris, Kelsea B...

Death From Above 1979

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 16 July 2024
While gleefully maintaining the car-wreck intensity of their punkified disco rock, Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979's hooks have got hookier, the weirdness has got weirder, and the wildness got, well, wilder. The mustached merchants ...

Alkaline Trio

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wednesday 17 - 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...

Drake Milligan

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 20 July 2024
Texan country music singer/songwriter and former America's Got Talent contestant Drake Milligan has been called "The New Elvis of Country." ...

Guns 2 Roses - Tribute to Guns n' Roses

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 27 July 2024
Guns 2 Roses the UK's longest running Guns N Roses tribute have existed since late 2002 and in 11 years have become biggest GNR tribute in history. Some tributes tried but not one has and will come close to the authenticity, charisma and hu...

A Band Called Malice (The Jam Tribute) + The Phonics (Stereophonics Tribute)

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 3 August 2024
A Band Called Malice - The Definitive Tribute to The Jam - have quickly taken the tribute sector by storm in their quest to become the number one choice tribute act of the devoted fans of The Jam. The talented musicians are the real deal a...

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...

The Red Clay Strays

Club Academy
Wednesday 21 August 2024
With a sound as classic as the crackling of a Sun Records vinyl still spinning somewhere in Memphis, yet as fresh as the musical stylings of the 21st Century, the Red Clay Strays, hailing from the red dirt clay of Mobile, Alabama, have bee...

Russell Dickerson

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 27 August 2024
Tennessee country pop singer-songwriter Russell Dickerson has scored the U.S. Platinum hits "Yours", "Blue Tacoma", "Every Little Thing", "Love You Like I Used To", and "She Likes It" (with Jake Scott). With a deep understanding of the imp...

Old Time Sailors

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 30 August 2024
Ahoy there! You are invited to board the Sailorette and join the plentiful crew for a night of footstomping, dancing and singing! You will be sailing back to the 19th century for an immersive experience of traditional seafaring music perfor...

Manchester Psych Fest

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 31 August 2024
Multi-venue festival at O2 Ritz, Manchester Albert Hall, Gorilla, CANVAS, YES and Deaf Institute. Ticket gains access to all venues.   Venue capacities are based on first come first serve so please arrive early for specific acts. ...

Megan Moroney

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 5 September 2024
Rising Nashville star Megan Moroney boasts a distinctive voice and honest, conversational lyrics. Buzz has been building around her since the release of the hit track and video, "Tennessee Orange." She is the 2023 CMT Award winner for Femal...

Pro-Wrestling NOAH

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 7 September 2024
Pro Wrestling NOAH, Japan's leading wrestling promotion, returns to the UK. Their top wrestlers, including Marufuji, Kiyomiya, Hayata and will be showcasing their skills, along with many more. They will be joined by the current Progress Men...

Chappell Roan

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Friday 13 September 2024
With stories of unearthing her true self and fearlessly embracing queerness, Chappell Roan's synth dark pop music contrasts a Midwestern upbringing in Missouri and living in one of the biggest cities in the U.S., Los Angeles, mirroring the ...

The Southmartins - A Tribute to The Beautiful South & The Housemartins

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 14 September 2024
The Southmartins are a tribute act to the songs of Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, The Beautiful South and The Housemartins. The seven-piece collective has built up a loyal following playing arenas, festivals, clubs and pubs (including Paul ...


O2 Ritz, Manchester
Monday 16 September 2024
Sydney metalcore quintet Northlane deliver dark, aggressive and heavy music which has seen them top the charts in Australia and win multiple ARIA awards for Best Hard Rock or Heavy Metal Album.   ...

Boston Manor

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Thursday 19 September 2024
Blackpool melodic pop punk outfit Boston Manor were formed in Blackpool in 2013, spurred on by the lack of a local music scene. Fort heir debut EP, they teamed up with Manchester-based Throwing Stuff for a split record and, along with the b...

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" -...

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Tuesday 1 October 2024
One of the truly unique musical voices of the last ten years, the venerable and inimitable Canadian ensemble GY! BE deliver raw power through large-format noisy post-rock. Comprising three guitarists, two bassists, a drummer, a percussionis...

The Dandy Warhols + The Black Angels

O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wednesday 2 October 2024
A co-headline tour from the psych-rock favourites. Combining psych-rock, shoegaze, power pop, synth pop and more with the cheeky detachment of their pop-art namesake, The Dandy Warhols are as good at heady daydreams as they are at satirical...
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