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

August

18 Aug – Lonely Robot – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
24 Aug – Courtney Marie Andrews – Deaf Institute, Manchester
25-27 Aug – Moovin Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Stockport
30 Aug – Deap Vally – Ruby Lounge, Manchester

September

02 Sep – Manchester Psych Fest – Various Venues, Manchester
02 Sep – Ameerican Football – Albert Hall, Manchester
03 Sep – Interpol – Albert Hall, Manchester
08 Sep – Travis – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
08 Sep – The Moods – 02 Ritz, Manchester
14 Sep – Ryan Adams – O2 Apollo, Manchester
15 Sep – The Sherlocks – Academy, Manchester
15 Sep – Dan Reed – Sacred Trinity Church, Salford
15 Sep – Danny & The Champions Of The World w/ William The Conqueror – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
15 Sep – The Rails – Deaf Institute, Manchester
17-18 Sep – Sigur Ros – O2 Apollo, Manchester
20 Sep – London Grammar – O2 Apollo, Manchester
22 Sep – The National – O2 Apollo, Manchester
22 Sep – Jess & the Bandits – Gullivers, Manchester
24 Sep – Erja Lyytinen – Band on the Wall, Manchester
24 Sep – Mr Jukes – Academy 2, Manchester
25 Sep – Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Manchester Arena
26 Sep – Anathema – O2 Ritz, Manchester
27 Sep – Bush – O2 Ritz, Manchester
28 Sep – Texas – Bridgwater Hall, Manchester
30 Sep – Nigel Cartner’s ‘Lost in Manchester, Found in Vegas’ Book Launch – Manchester 235 Casino
30 Sep – The British Sound Project – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
30 Sep – Suzanne Vega – Bridgewater Hall, 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
05 Oct – Tori Amos – Palace Theatre, Manchester
06 Oct – Belinda Carlisle – Academy, Manchester
06 Oct – Stiff Little Fingers – Holmfirth Picture Dome
07 Oct – Australian Pink Floyd Show – O2 Apollo, Manchester
07 Oct – Neighbourhood Festival – Various Venues, Manchester
08 Oct – The Kentucky Headhunters w/Bad Touch – Club Academy, Manchester
10 Oct – Slowdive – Albert Hall, Manchester
10 Oct – Marty Stewart – RNCM, Manchester
11 Oct – ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire’ Tour 2017 Announces Reel Big Fish + Anti-Flag + Mad Caddies + Sweet Little Machine – O2 Ritz, Manchester
11-15 Oct – Indie Week Festival – Various Locations, Manchester
12 Oct – Windhand – Rebellion, Manchester
13 Oct – The Pretenders – O2 Apollo, Manchester
13 Oct – The Icicle Works – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
13 Oct – Gary Numan – Academy, Manchester
14 Oct – ist ist – Gorilla, Manchester
14 Oct – Yak + Skinny Girl Diet + Yassassin – Night n Day, Manchester
17 Oct – Michael Kiwanuka – The Lowry, Salford
20 Oct – Spindrift, Hey Bulldog, Bones Shake & Guests – Aatma, Manchester
21 Oct – Manchester Orchestra – Academy 2, Manchester
24 Oct – Starsailor – O2 Ritz, Manchester
25 Oct – Elderbrook – Sound Control, Manchester
26 Oct – Gov’t Mule – O2 Ritz, Manchester
27 Oct – Black Rebel Motorcyle Club – Academy, Manchester
28 Oct – Metallica – Manchester Arena
28 Oct – Foy Vance – RNCM, Manchester
30 Oct – Squeeze – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
31 Oct – Kaleo – O2 Apollo, Manchester

November

02 Nov – Jamiroquai – Manchester Arena
02 Nov – ABC – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
02 Nov – Island – Deaf Institute, Manchester
03 Nov – Liam Fray – Albert Hall, Manchester
04 Nov – The Doobie Brothers – O2 Apollo, Manchester
04 Nov – Michael Schenker – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04 Nov – Reverand & The Makers – Academy, Manchester
04 Nov – A Band Called Jack – The Witchwood, Ashton
06 Nov – Lucy Rose – RNCM, Manchester
07 Nov – Newton Faulkner – RNCM, Manchester
08 Nov – Marillion – Academy, Manchester
08 Nov – Nothing But Thieves – Albert Hall, Manchester
09 Nov – Wolf Alice – o2 Apollo, Manchester
10 Nov – Joanne Shaw Taylor w/Dan Patlansky – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
11 Nov – Blondie – O2 Apollo, Manchester
12 Nov – Left Lane Cruiser – Deaf Institute, Manchester
12 Nov – The War on Drugs – O2 Apollo, Manchester
12 Nov – Thomas Rhett – Academy, Manchester
13-14 Nov – The Killers – Manchester Arena
13 Nov – Nerina Pallot – Deaf Institute, Manchester
14 Nov – Airbourne – Academy, Manchester
15 Nov – Alice Cooper w/The Mission + The Tubes – Manchester Arena
15 Nov – Opeth w/Enslaved – O2 Ritz, Manchester
15 Nov – Thundercat – Albert Hall, Manchester
16 Nov – Royal Blood – Manchester Arena
16 Nov – Counterparts w/Napoleon – Rebellion, Manchester
17 Nov – Depeche Mode – Manchester Arena
17 Nov – Bad Touch + Special Guest Mollie Marriot – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
17 Nov – Stu Larson – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
18 Nov – Deep Purple – The Long Goodbye Tour – Manchester Arena
18 Nov – The Cadillac Three w/Brothers Osborne – Academy, Manchester
18 Nov – Will Varley – Club Academy, Manchester
19 Nov – Queens oOf The Stone Age – Manchester Arena
20 Nov – Rag’N’Bone Man – O2 Apollo, Manchester
21 Nov – Enter Shikari – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
21 Nov – The Movielife – Academy 3, Manchester
22 Nov – Alison Moyet – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
23 Nov – Fleet Foxes – O2 Apollo, Manchester
24 Nov – Slow Readers Club – Albert Hall, Manchester
26 Nov – Kim Churchill – Deaf Institute, Manchester
28 Nov – PVRIS – O2 Apollo, Manchester
29 Nov – Phil Collins – Manchester Arena
29 Nov – Songhoy Blues – Academy 2, Manchester
30 Nov – Foreigner – O2 Apollo, Manchester

December

01 Dec – Gorillaz – Manchester Arena
01 Dec – The Twang – O2 Ritz, Manchester
01 Dec – Pumarosa – Gorilla, Manchester
02 Dec – The Charlatans – O2 Apollo, Manchester
02 Dec – SikTh – Acadmey 3, Manchester
03 Dec – Chris Rea – O2 Apollo, Manchester
03 Dec – Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04 Dec – Marilyn Manson – O2 Apollo, Manchester
06 Dec – Scouting For Girls – O2 Ritz, Manchester
08 Dec – Brand New Heavies – Academy 2, Manchester
08 Dec – Broken Witt Rebels – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
08 Dec – Kodaline – O2 Apollo, Manchester
09 Dec – Queen with Adam Lambert – Manchester Arena
09 Dec – Mastodon – Academy, Manchester
13 Dec – Happy Mondays – Academy, Manchester
14 Dec – Silverstein – Sound Control, Manchester
15 Dec – Peter Hook & The Light – Academy, Manchester
16 Dec – Purple Rain – A Celebration of Prince – Albert Hall, Manchester
20 Dec – Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – RNCM, Manchester
22-23 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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