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

June

11 Jun – Chastity Brown – Gullivers, Manchester
14 Jun – King Gizard and The Lizard Wizard – Albert Hall, Manchester
15 Jun – Tooth & Nail – Eagle Inn, Manchester
16 Jun – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – Picturedome, Holmfirth
17 Jun – City Of Ashes – Star & Garter, Manchester
18 Jun – Paramore -O2 Apollo, Manchester
19 Jun – Kraftwerk – Bridgewater Hall
20 Jun – Pond – Gorilla, Manchester
20 Jun – Huter & The Bear – Deaf Institute, Manchester
21 Jun – Mark Lanegan – O2 Ritz, Manchester
22 Jun – Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Manchester Arena
23-25 Jun – Buckle & Boots Music Festival – Whitebottom Farm, Etherow Country Park, Stockport
23 Jun – Partisan – Factory, Manchester
25 Jun – Blue Oyster Cult w/Jared James Nichols – Academy, Manchester
26 Jun – Kiefer Sutherland – Gorilla, Manchester
26 Jun – Joseph – Deaf Institute, Manchester
27 Jun – Spoon – Gorilla, Manchester
27 Jun – Mothership – Factory, Manchester
28 Jun – Cheap Trick – Academy, Manchester
30 Jun-02 Jul – Sonder Festival – Various, Manchester

July

01 Jul – Cabbage – O2 Ritz, Manchester
01 Jul – Only Echoes Remain – Old Pint Pot, Manchester
04-05 Jul – Radiohead – Manchester Arena
07 Jul – Linkin Park – Manchester Arena
07 Jul – Cold War Kids -O2 Ritz, Manchester
07 Jul – Victories At Sea – The Castle Hotel, 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
28 Jul – Borders – Satan’s Hollow, Manchester

August

04 Aug – Chase City – Gullivers, Manchester
10 Aug – Sublime with Rome – O2 Ritz, 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 – Dan Reed – Sacred Trinity Church, Salford
15 Sep – Danny & The Champions Of The World w/ William The Conqueror – Soup Kitchen, 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
25 Sep – Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Manchester Arena
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

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 – Palce Theatre, Manchester
06 Oct – Belinda Carlisle – Academy, Manchester
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
12 Oct – Windhand – Rebellion, Manchester
13 Oct – The Pretenders – O2 Apollo, Manchester
13 Oct – Gary Numan – Academy, 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
04 Nov – Michael Schenker – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04 Nov – Reverand & The Makers – Academy, Manchester
07 Nov – Newton Faulkner – RNCM, Manchester
08 Nov – Marillion – Academy, Manchester
10 Nov – Joanne Shaw Taylor w/Dan Patlansky – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
12 Nov – The War on Drugs – O2 Apollo, Manchester
12 Nov – Thomas Rhett – Academy, Manchester
15 Nov – Alice Cooper w/The Mission + The Tubes – Manchester Arena
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
18 Nov – Deep Purple – The Long Goodbye Tour – Manchester Arena
18 Nov – Will Varley – Club Academy, Manchester
21 Nov – Enter Shikari – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
22 Nov – Alison Moyet – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
24 Nov – Slow Readers Club – Albert Hall, Manchester
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
03 Dec – Chris Rea – O2 Apollo, Manchester
03 Dec – Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes – O2 Ritz, Manchester
04 Dec – Marilyn Manson – O2 Apollo, Manchester
05 Dec – Scouting For Girls – O2 Ritz, Manchester
09 Dec – Queen with Adam Lambert – Manchester Arena
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
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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