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Elephant Gym

Manchester Academy, Manchester
Thursday 30 May 2024
Formed in 2012 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, the experimental trio Elephant Gym interlace variousthreads of jazz, electronic, and classical into a singular patchwork of contemporary math and post-rock. At once evoking the towering, boisterous...

Elephant Gym

Canvas, Manchester
Thursday 30 May 2024
Formed in 2012 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, the experimental trio Elephant Gym interlace variousthreads of jazz, electronic, and classical into a singular patchwork of contemporary math and post-rock. At once evoking the towering, boisterous...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Friday 31 May 2024
Myslovitz is a Polish alt-rock band who take their name from their industrial hometown of Myslowice in the Upper Silesia region of southern Poland. Inspired by Ride, The Stone Roses, My Bloody Valentine, and The Housemartins, guitarist and...

Julieth Lozano & Ricardo Gosalbo - An Introduction to Zarzuela

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 31 May 2024
The Instituto Cervantes Manchester, in collaboration with The Iberian and Latin American Music Society, is pleased to present a concert dedicated to Zarzuela, a unique lyrical genre with its roots in 17th Century Spain. On this occasion, we...

Jazz Jamaica - Join the Choir

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Saturday 8 June 2024
Be part of the concert by performing in a fantastic choir alongside the Jazz Jamaica band and singers. Choir participants will perform alongside the Jazz Jamaica band and vocalists, on some absolute classics from the Trojan Records catalogu...

Jazz Jamaica All Stars

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Saturday 8 June 2024
Get your skank on in STYLE! Jazz Jamaica All Stars featuring Brindsley Forde (Aswad) and Carroll Thompson (Hopelessly in Love) dig into the vaults of the iconic Trojan Records label to serve up this big live celebration of the sounds of Jam...

Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali

RNCM, Manchester
Saturday 8 June 2024
For over two decades, the Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali ensemble has been the preeminent torchbearer of traditional Sufi Qawwali music on a global scale. Upholding the art form in its most authentic and time-honored tradition, Fanna-Fi-Allah ...

Salsa De Cuba

Ramona, Manchester
Thursday 13 June 2024
Fronted by two old friends Juan Sanchez and Reinier Bazan, Salsa de Cuba bring high-energy and passion to the dance floor....

Guiliano Modarelli & Kousic Sen

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 14 June 2024
Originally from Italy, Giuliano Modarelli is a London-based guitarist, composer and producer. Having studied Jazz at University, he went on to develop through the Indian classical tradition, studying under renowned sitarist Dharambir Singh,...

Green Island Festival Afterparty

Yes, Manchester
Saturday 15 June - Saturday 7 September 2024
YES host the Green Island Festival Afterparties, where the vibrant beats of the underground music scene come alive in both the Pink Room and Basement! From 11pm to 4am, experience an electrifying lineup featuring some of the finest undergro...

Green Island Festival

Hulme Community Garden Centre & Niamos, Manchester
Saturday 15 June - Saturday 7 September 2024
Grassroots festival Green Island returns to Manchester, presenting a three-part series of day festivals, with line-ups that place underground, underrepresented, emerging artists from across the UK and global sounds at the forefront. Green I...


Cathedral Gardens, Manchester
Friday 21 June 2024
Gobefest was established in 2017 to celebrate the little-known culture and traditions of the Szekler people - a group of ethnic Hungarians living in Transylvania, which is part of Romania. A Gobe is a friendly word for a 'crafty Szekely'. W...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Saturday 22 June 2024
With a lively diasporic afro bashment sound and a larger-than-life personality, all rolled into one East London six-member group, at first, NSG stood for No Sleep Gang, then Non-Stop Grinding, Nipple Sucking Gang, and Nigeria Slash Ghana. A...

Bob Marley Tribute Night - Manchester

Patricroft Conservative Club, Manchester
Saturday 29 June 2024
Join us for an unforgettable night of reggae music as we pay tribute to the legendary Bob Marley, featuring the incredible Tanni Brown....

Rhythm of the Dance

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Sunday 30 June 2024
Rhythm of the Dance has brought audiences around the world to their feet for over two decades and is returning with a brand new production. Rooted in Ireland's rich culture and heritage, Rhythm of the Dance takes a different perspective on ...

Dj Silk Presents The Throwback Brunch Manchester

Impossible, Manchester
Sunday 30 June 2024

We Call It Flamenco

The Stoller Hall, Manchester
Friday 5 July 2024
A magical show that immerses you in Spanish culture without leaving town. Discover 6 of the 50 different styles of flamenco, called "palos," performed by professional artists at this stunning location. When we think of Spain, we think of ta...


Manchester Academy, Manchester
Monday 8 July 2024
Babasonicos is an Argentine rock band, formed in the early 1990s. After emerging in the wave of Argentine New Rock bands of the late 1980s and early 1990s, Babasonicos became one of the banner groups of the "sonic" underground rock movement...

Caribbean Rocks Festival

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester
Saturday 20 July 2024
Caribbean Rocks Festival returns to Manchester to bring you our annual Summer Festival, the UK's premier celebration of Caribbean culture, focusing on all spectrums of Dancehall, Soca, Reggae & more. Caribbean Food on SaleFunfair / Fairgrou...

Los Wemblers de Iquitos

Band On The Wall, Manchester
Tuesday 6 August 2024
Legendary Peruvian group Los Wemblers de Iquitos join us on their UK tour...

Grupo Lokito

Ramona, Manchester
Tuesday 6 August 2024
Grupo Lokito create a modern-day cocktail of two of the great world musics; FusingCongolese grooves with the fire of Cuban...

Arijit Singh

Co-op Live, Manchester
Sunday 11 August 2024
Ask any Bollywood Music fan to name their favourite singer and it won't be long before Arijit Singh enters the conversation. Singh is already considered the voice of his generation - but despite his ability to reach the loftiest of notes, ...

Hermanos Gutiérrez

New Century Hall, Manchester
Friday 23 August 2024
Latin instrumental band Hermanos Gutierrez (Spanish for "Gutierrez Brothers") are made up of Ecuadorian-Swiss brothers Alejandro Gutierrez (guitar and lap steel) and Estevan Gutierrez (guitar and percussion) from Zurich. The band's genre ha...


Aviva Studios, Manchester
Monday 26 August 2024
Tinariwen is a collective of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara region of northern Mali. Considered pioneers of desert blues, the group's guitar-driven style combines traditional Tuareg and African music with Western rock music. ...

Jazzette with Carol Jason

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 30 August 2024
FREE Lunchtime concert. Jazzette are led by Carol Jason, a bassist and vocalist specialising in traditional Jewish music and jazz standards. She'll be joined by pianist and vocalist Andy Gleave. Born in Withington, Carol grew up in a fa...

The Teskey Brothers

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 5 - Friday 6 September 2024
The Teskey Brothers are an Australian blues rock band from Melbourne, named after the two brothers who formed the group in 2008: Josh Teskey and Sam Teskey.  Their music is in the style of Wilson Pickett, and Otis Redding, playing soul mu...

Ahmed Dickinson - The Guitar World of Maria Camahort

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 6 September 2024
The Instituto Cervantes Manchester and The Iberian and Latin American Music Society present Ahmed Dickinson and the Guitar World of Maria Camahort by Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, one of the finest performers of the Cuban clas...

Bob Marley Experience at Morgans Bar

Morgans Bar, Manchester
Friday 6 September 2024
Get the Bob Marley Experience in your life...

Sahra Halgan

Band On The Wall, Manchester
Wednesday 11 September 2024
Sahra Halgan is an iconic artist from Somaliland, a country in the Horn of Africa....

So Many Beauties Collective

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 20 September 2024
A spectacular world premiere performance of the So Many Beauties Collective celebrating the power of creativity. With new music co-created by a culturally diverse groups of people living with dementia and performed by some of the North Wes...

Those Pretty Wrongs

Golden Lion, Todmorden
Friday 20 September 2024
Dots & Loops presents... THOSE PRETTY WRONGS Featuring Jody Stephens from Big Star+ Support TBCThe power-pop genius of Those Pretty Wrongs hits the Calder Valley for the first time, with a show not-to-be-missed at the legendary Golden Lion ...

Ryley Walker

Gullivers, Manchester
Saturday 21 September 2024
We?re delighted to present an intimate solo show for Ryley Walker!Ryley Walker began his career in the early 2010s, after moving from Illinois? provincial town of Rockford, and settling into Chicago?s independent scene. After a slew of cass...

John Smith

Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 25 September 2024
Known for his intimate songwriting, his honey-on-gravel voice and pioneering guitar playing, he has spent the last fifteen years touring internationally and has amassed over 40 million streams on Spotify. As a session musician he has played...

What Now My Love? - A Tribute to Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Friday 27 September 2024
Brought to you by the award winning producers of the hugely successful 'Talon - The Best of Eagles', a tribute to the A&M Records co-founder formed and led band, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, who in selling over 72 million records worldw...

Mercedes Ruiz & Santiago Lara - Dual

The Lowry, Salford
Tuesday 1 October 2024
World renowned flamenco masters Mercedes Ruiz (Choreography and dance) and Santiago Lara (flamenco guitar and composition) combine their exceptional talents and shared vision of flamenco in "Dual". This is an intimate and dramatic work in w...

Chime School

Gullivers, Manchester
Wednesday 2 October 2024
The love-affair with San Francisco is real. Chime School are the latest in a run of acclaimed Bay Area groups to hit the UK. Marrying the pristine jangle of electric 12-string guitars with nervy, hooky songs, Chime School conjures a unique ...

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
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 ...
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