Gig Guide

The Sonic Bandwagon 2019 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!

2019

March

03 Mar – Steve Harley Acoustic Trio – The Lowry, Salford
04 Mar – Foals – Gorilla, Manchester
04 Mar – Seth Lakeman – RNCM, Manchester
06 Mar – Ward Thomas – Albert Hall, Manchester
08 Mar – Embrace – Albert Hall, Manchester
09 Mar – Dirty Orange – Castle Hotel, Manchester
09 Mar – Deacon Brody – 78 Sackville St, Manchester
13 Mar – Windhand – Deaf Institute, Manchester
15 Mar – Sleaford Mods – Academy, Manchester
16 Mar – George Ezra – Manchester Arena
16 Mar – Lene Lovich – Club Academy, Manchester
17 Mar – Joanne Shaw Taylor – O2 Ritz, Manchester
19 Mar – Yonaka – Deaf Institute, Manchester
19 Mar – Nocturum – Gullivers, Manchester
22 Mar – David Gray – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
22 Mar – Vintage Trouble – Academy 2, Manchester
23 Mar – Tourist – YES (The Pink Room), Manchester
25-26 May – Neighbourhood Weekender – Victoria Park, Warrington
25 Mar – Deaf Havana – Albert Hall, Manchester
29 Mar – The Zutons – Albert Hall, Manchester
30 Mar – Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Gorilla, Manchester

April

03 Apr – Idles – Albert Hall, Manchester
05 Apr – The Hunna – Academy, Manchester
07 Apr – Ryan Adams – O2 Apollo, Manchester
09 Apr – YAK – YES (The Pink Room), Manchester
10 Apr – Beirut – Albert Hall, Manchester
12 Apr – ABC – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
13 Apr – Nina Nesbitt – Academy 2, Manchester
14 Apr – Bear’s Den – Albert Hall, Manchester
19 Apr – Mott The Hoople + Tax the Heat – Academy, Manchester
19-20 Apr – Suede – Albert Hall, Manchester
19 Apr – Circa Waves – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
20 Apr – Papa Roach – Academy, Manchester
20 Apr – Monster Truck – Academy 2, Manchester
25 Apr – Dropkick Murphys – Academy, Manchester
27 Apr – The Blinders – O2 Ritz, Manchester
28 Apr – Hall & Oats – Manchester Arena
28 Apr – The Specials – Academy, Manchester
29 Apr – Idlewild – O2 Ritz, Manchester

May

02 May – Sam Fender – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04 May – Newton Faulkner – Albert Hall, Manchester
05 May – Terrorvision – O2 Ritz, Manchester
08 May – Catfish & Bottlemen – Manchester Arena
08 May – The Picturebooks – Deaf Institute, Manchester
20 May – Manic Street Preachers – O2 Ritz, Manchester
23 May – Whiskey Myers – O2 Ritz, Manchester
25 May – Slade – Academy 2, Manchester
26 May – Dido – Albert Hall, Manchester
28 May – The Waterboys – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
29 May – Mark Knopfler – Manchester Arena
29 May – The Sugarhill Gang & The Furious Five – Club Academy, Manchester
29 May – Jack Savoretti – O2 Apollo, Manchester

June

02 Jun – Gov’t Mule – Academy 2, Manchester
04 Jun – Rachel K Collier – Gullivers, Manchester
06 Jun – Mumford & Sons – Manchester Arena
07 Jun – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Heaton Park, Manchester
07 Jun – The Steve Hillage Band – O2 Ritz, Manchester
08 Jun – Muse – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
09 Jun – Midnight Oil – O2 Apollo, Manchester
11=12 Jun – Foals – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
14 Jun – Rod Stewart – University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
15 Jun – Courteeners w/James/DMA’s/Pale Waves – Heaton Park, Manchester
15 Jun – The Doors Alive – The Met, Bury
18 Jun – Metallica – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
18 Jun – Gary Clark Jr – Albert Hall, Manchester
18 Jun – The Sheepdogs – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
20 Jun – Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – Edgeley Park, Stockport
20 Jun – Men At Work – Academy 2, Manchester
22 Jun – Blossoms w/The Coral, Cabbage, The Blinders – Edgeley Park, Stockport
26 Jun – The Eagles – Manchester Arena
27 Jun – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Manchester Arena

July

12 Jul – KISS – Manchester Arena
26 Jul – Gomez – O2 Ritz, Manchester

August

02 Aug – The Coral – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
18 Aug – Skunk Anansie – Manchester Academy
30 Aug – Manchester Psych Fest – Various Locations, Manchester

September

19 Sep – Hozier – O2 Apollo, Manchester
27 Sep – Wilco – Albert Hall, Manchester
27 Sep – Pale Waves – Academy, Manchester

October

04 Oct – Alice Cooper – Manchester Arena
11 Oct – Al Stewart – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
11 Oct – Roachford – O2 Ritz, Manchester
20 Oct – Saxon + Krokus + Girlschool + Diamond Head – O2 Apollo, Manchester
24 Oct – Cher – Manchester Arena
25 Oct – Midge Ure – Albert Hall, Manchester

November

05 Nov – Hawkwind – Albert Hall, Manchester
08 Nov – Christopher Cross -RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
09 Nov – Big Country – Gorilla, Manchester
21 Nov – Happy Mondays – Academy, Manchester
21 Nov – Mumford & Sons – Manchester Arena
22 Nov – Chemical Brothers – Manchester Arena
23 Nov – Rod Stewart – Manchester Arena
26 Nov – Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited – ‘Selling England By The Pound’ Full Album – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
30 Nov – Australian Pink Floyd – O2 Apollo, Manchester

December

20 Dec – Echo & The Bunnymen – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
20 Dec – Shed Seven – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


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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