Gig Guide

The Sonic Bandwagon 2017 Manchester gig guide will focus on the best gigs around the Greater Manchester area, and the occasional further afield gig that we think is worth shouting about, so get out there and support local music!

2018

October

23 Oct – Ash – O2 Ritz, Manchester
26 Oct – Gaz Coombes – Academy 2, Manchester
27 Oct – The Feeling – O2 Ritz, Manchester
27 Oct – Soul II Soul – Albert Hall, Manchester
27 Oct – Freya Ridings – Dance House, Manchester
27 Oct – YAK – Deaf Institute, Manchester
28 Oct – Curtis Stigers – RNCM, Manchester
31 Oct – Richard Ashcroft – Albert Hall, Manchester

November

03 Nov – John Grant – Albert Hall, Manchester
07 Nov – Killing Joke – Academy, Manchester
09 Nov – Slayer – Manchester Arena
10 Nov – From the Jam – O2 Ritz, Manchester
10 Nov – Rews – The Castle Hotel, Manchester
10 Nov – Kurt Vile & The Violators – Albert Hall, Manchester
11 Nov – Michael Schenker – Academy, Manchester
11 Nov – Frankie Davies – Gullivers, Manchester
13 Nov – Straylings – Eagle Inn, Manchester
13 Nov – King Nun – Jimmys, Manchester
15 Nov – Greta Van Fleet – Academy, Manchester
16 Nov – Findlay – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
17 Nov – Gary Numan – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
17 Nov – Slaves – Academy, Manchester
17 Nov – Seth Lakeman – Holmfirth Picturedome
18 Nov – Culture Club – Manchester Arena
18 Nov – Johnny Marr – O2 Apollo, Manchester
19 Nov – Tancred – Gullivers, Manchester
20 Nov – Four Tops & The Temptations – Manchester Arena
20 Nov – Starsailor – O2 Ritz, Manchester
21 Nov – Mumford & Sons – Manchester Arena
23 Nov – Florence & The Machine – Manchester Arena
23 Nov – Miles Kane – Academy, Manchester
23 Nov – Hudson Taylor – Club Academy, Manchester
23 Nov – Vennart – Deaf Institute, Manchester
23 Nov – You Me At Six – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
23-24 Nov – Miles Kane – Academy, Manchester
24 Nov – The Virginmarys – Manchester Academy, Manchester
25 Nov – Dan Patlansky – Bury Met, Bury
25 Nov – Peace – O2 Ritz, Manchester
28 Nov – TesseracT – Academy 2, Manchester
30 Nov – Ocean Colour Scene w/Martha Reeves & the Vandellas – Albert Hall, Manchester
30 Nov – Cypress Hill – Academy, Manchester

December

01 Dec – The Doors Alive – Academy 3, Manchester
01 Dec – Fleetwood Mac Night – O2 Ritz, Manchester
03 Dec – Fish – O2 Ritz, Manchester
06 Dec – Lucero – Deaf Institute, Manchester
07 Dec – Madness – Manchester Arena
08 Dec – The Australian Pink Floyd Show – O2 Apollo, Manchester
08 Dec – James & The Charlatans – Manchester Arena
08 Dec – Blossoms – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
09 Dec – Steve N Seagulls – Gorilla, Manchester
10 Dec – Black Stone Cherry w/Cadillac Three + Monster Truck – Manchester Arena
12 Dec – Def Leppard – Manchester Arena
13 Dec – Cast – O2 Ritz, Manchester
14 Dec – The Slow Readers Club – Apollo, Manchester
19 Dec – Rick Wakeman – RNCM, Manchester
19 Dec – Travis – O2 Apollo, Manchester
20 Dec – The Twang – O2 Ritz, Manchester

January 2019

24 Jan – The Streets – O2 Apollo, Manchester
24 Jan – Israel Nash – Deaf Institute, Manchester
25-26 Jan – Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
25 The K’s – Academy 2, Manchester
30 Jan – Snow Patrol – Manchester Arena
31 Jan – The Dandy Warhols – Albert Hall, Manchester

February

01 Feb – Kaiser Chiefs – O2 Apollo, Manchester
02 Feb – Rival Sons – Academy, Manchester
02 Feb – Dodgy – O2 Ritz, Manchester
03 Feb – Ozzy Osbourne w/ Judas Priest – Manchester Arena
08 Feb – Steel Panther – Academy, Manchester
09 Feb – Behemoth – O2 Ritz, Manchester
14 Feb – Chvrches – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
15 Feb – White Denim – Albert Hall, Manchester
19 Feb – David Duchovny – RNCM Hall, Manchester
21 Feb – Steely Dan w/Steve Winwood – Manchester Arena
22 Feb – Palace – Band On The Wall, Manchester

March

06 Mar – Ward Thomas – Albert Hall, Manchester
16 Mar – George Ezra – Manchester Arena

April

05 Apr – The Hunna – Academy, Manchester
25 Apr – Dropkick Murphys – Academy, Manchester

May

20 May – Manic Street Preachers – O2 Ritz, Manchester

June

14 Jun – Rod Stewart – University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
18 Jun – Metallica – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
22 Jun – Blossoms w/The Coral, Cabbage, The Blinders – Edgeley Park, Stockport
26 Jun – The Eagles – Manchester Arena


2 Responses to Gig Guide

  1. Sunny says:

    Hi guys.

    I’m a local promoter – Sunny Manchester, and i have a few gigs coming up in February.

    Can you please add them to your listings?

    Fri, 13th Feb – BLOOMS / The Castle Hotel

    Sat, 21st Feb – ACRE TARN / The Castle Hotel

    Please let me know if you require any further info.

    Cheers.

    Sunny

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