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!

2017

April

18 Apr – Seasick Steve – O2 Apollo, Manchester
18 Apr – Keston Cobblers Club – RNCM, Manchester
19 Apr – Dream Theater – O2 Apollo, Manchester
19 Apr – The Unthanks – RNCM Theatre, Manchester
19 Apr – Pumarosa – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
21 Apr – The Kooks – Academy, Manchester
21 Apr – The Shimmer Band – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
21 Apr – The Flatliners – Academy 2, Manchester
22 Apr – Lux Lisbon – Deaf Institute, Manchester
22 Apr – Louise Distras – FAC251, Manchester
24 Apr – Byrde – The Castle, Manchester
24 Apr – Xenia Rubinos – Gullivers, Manchester
25 Apr – Splashh – Night n Day, Manchester
25 Apr – Happyness – Gullivers, Manchester
25 Apr – Plaza – Sound Control, Manchester
25 Apr – Elvis Depressedly – Star & Garter, Manchester
27 Apr – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Manchester Arena
27 Apr – Valerie June – Gorilla, Manchester
27 Apr – The Hunna – Academy, Manchester
27 Apr – Hayseed Dixie – Club Academy, Manchester
28 Apr – Cabbage – Academy 2, Manchester
28 Apr – No Komodo – Zombie Shack, Manchester
29 Apr – The Cornelius Crane – The Witchwood, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire
29 Apr – The Membranes – O2 Ritz, Manchester

May

01 May – Jamie Lenman – Sound Control, Manchester
02 May – Andrew Combs – Night n Day, Manchester
03 May – Dan Patlansky w/Ash Wilson – Deaf Institute, Manchester
03 May – Skinny Lister – Rescue Rooms, Manchester
04 May – Japandroids – Gorilla, Manchester
05 May – Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
06 May – Deftones – O2 Apollo, Manchester
06 May – Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles – Sound Control
07 May – Sound of Sirens – Deaf Institute, Manchester
08 May – Iron Maiden – Manchester Arena
08 May – Procul Harum – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
08 May – Slingshot Dakota – Retro Bar, Manchester
08 May – Jerry Harmon – The Castle Hotel, Manchester
09 May – Adam Ant – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
11 May – Katatonia – Sound Control, Manchester
12 May – Kate Rusby – The Plaza, Stockport
12 May – The Rifles – Gorilla, Manchester
12 May – C Duncan – Band on the Wall, Manchester
12 May – OHHMS – Rebellion, Manchester
13 May – Lucid Dream w/Hey Bulldog – Deaf Institute, Manchester
14 May – Natalie Imbruglia – Gorilla, Manchester
19 May – Ordinary Boys – Sound Control, Manchester
19 May – CKY – Academy 2, Manchester
20 May – Whiskey Myers – O2 Ritz, Manchester
20 May – Imelda May – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
21 May – Phil Rudd – Band on the Wall, Manchester
23 May – Simple Minds (Acoustic Live) – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
24 May – Ward Thomas – O2 Ritz, Manchester
24 May – Matt Andersen – Night n Day, Manchester
25-27 May – Big Barn Rally Music Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Etherow Country Park, Stockport
25 May – T. E. Yates – Gullivers, Manchester
26 May – Dot to Dot Festival – Various Venues, Manchester
27 May – Courteeners w/ The Charlatans, Blossoms and Cabbage – LCCC. Old Trafford
27 May – The Wedding Present – Academy, Manchester
27 May – Skunk Anansie – O2 Ritz, Manchester
28 May – Erasure – Albert Hall, Manchester
30 May – Kiss – Manchester Arena

June

01 Jun – The Skids – Holmfirth Picturedome
02 Jun – The Skids – O2 Ritz, Manchester
02-04 Jun – Irlam Live – Princes Park, Irlam
03 Jun – Syd Arthur – Deaf Institute, Manchester
06 Jun – Vintage Trouble – O2 Ritz, Manchester
07 Jun – Tycho – Albert Hall, Manchester
09 Jun – Kings of Leon – Manchester Arena
09 Jun – Mt. Wolf – The Eagle Inn, Manchester
15 Jun – Tooth & Nail – Eagle Inn, Manchester
19 Jun – Kraftwerk – Bridgewater Hall
20 Jun – Pond – Gorilla, Manchester
20 Jun – Huter & The Bear – Deaf Institute, Manchester
22 Jun – Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Manchester Arena
23-25 Jun – Buckle & Boots Music Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Etherow Country Park, Stockport
26 Jun – Kiefer Sutherland – Gorilla, Manchester
27 Jun – Spoon – Gorilla, Manchester
28 Jun – Cheap Trick – Academy, Manchester

July

01 Jul – Cabbage – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04-05 Jul – Radiohead – Manchester Arena
07 Jul – Linkin Park – Manchester Arena
07 Jul – Cold War Kids -O2 Ritz, Manchester
14 Jul – Blink 182 – Manchester Arena
17 July – Full of Hell – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
20 Jul – Indigo Girls – RNCM, Manchester
21-23 Jul – Blackthorn Music Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Etherow Country Park, Stockport
22 Jul – Taffy – Jimmyz, Manchester
25 Jul – ZZ Top – O2 Apollo, Manchester

August

10 Aug – Sublime with Rome – O2 Ritz, Manchester
24 Aug – Courtney Marie Andrews – Deaf Institute, Manchester
25-27 Aug – Moovin Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Stockport

September

02 Sep – Manchester Psych Fest – Various Venues, Manchester
02 Sep – Ameerican Football – Albert Hall, Manchester
03 Sep – Interpol – Albert Hall, Manchester
14 Sep – Ryan Adams – O2 Apollo, Manchester
17-18 Sep – Sigur Ros – O2 Apollo, Manchester
25 Sep – Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Manchester Arena
28 Sep – Texas – Bridgwater Hall, Manchester
30 Sep – The British Sound Project – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

October

01 Oct – Neil Diamond – Manchester Arena
01 Oct – All Them Witches – Sound Control, Manchester
02 Oct – Tubular Bells For Two – RNCM Theatre, Manchester
04 Oct – Lady Antebellum – Manchester Arena
06 Oct – Belinda Carlisle – Academy, Manchester
07 Oct – Australian Pink Floyd Show – O2 Apollo, Manchester
12 Oct – Windhand – Rebellion, Manchester
13 Oct – The Pretenders – O2 Apollo, Manchester
28 Oct – Metallica – Manchester Arena
30 Oct – Squeeze – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

November

02 Nov – Jamiroquai – Manchester Arena
02 Nov – ABC – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
04 Nov – Michael Schenker – O2 Ritz, Manchester
10 Nov – Joanne Shaw Taylor – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
12 Nov – Thomas Rhett – Academy, Manchester
15 Nov – Alice Cooper w/The Mission + The Tubes – Manchester Arena
15 Nov – Thundercat – Albert Hall, Manchester
18 Nov – Deep Purple – The Long Goodbye Tour – Manchester Arena
18 Nov – Will Varley – Club Academy, Manchester
22 Nov – Alison Moyet – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
30 Nov – Foreigner – O2 Apollo, Manchester

December

03 Dec – Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes – O2 Ritz, Manchester
13 Dec – Happy Mondays – Academy, Manchester
15 Dec – Peter Hook & The Light – Academy, Manchester
20 Dec – Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – RNCM, Manchester
23 Dec – Shed Seven w/Cast – Academy, 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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