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

January

19 Jan – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Academy, Manchester
23 Jan – Slothrust – Deaf Institute, Manchester
24-25 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 Jan – The K’s – Academy 2, Manchester
26 Jan – The Howl & The Hum – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
29 Jan – Massive Attack – Manchester Arena
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
05 Feb – The Vryll Society – YES (The Pink Room), Manchester
08 Feb – Steel Panther – Academy, Manchester
08 Feb – Island – Yes, Manchester
09 Feb – Behemoth – O2 Ritz, Manchester
12 Feb – The Teskey Brothers – Deaf Institute, Manchester
14 Feb – Chvrches – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
15 Feb – White Denim – Albert Hall, Manchester
15 Feb – Haken – Academy 3, Manchester
15 Feb – Joy Formidable – Gorilla, Manchester
19 Feb – David Duchovny – RNCM Hall, Manchester
19 Feb – BANG BANG ROMEO – 78 Sackville St, Manchester
21 Feb – Steely Dan w/Steve Winwood – Manchester Arena
22 Feb – Palace – Band On The Wall, Manchester

March

03 Mar – Steve Harley Acoustic Trio – The Lowry, Salford
06 Mar – Ward Thomas – Albert Hall, 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
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
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
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 – 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

May

04 May – Newton Faulkner – Albert Hall, Manchester
05 May – Terrorvision – O2 Ritz, Manchester
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 – Jack Savoretti – O2 Apollo, Manchester

June

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
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
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

August

September

October

11 Oct – Al Stewart – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
24 Oct – Cher – Manchester Arena
25 Oct – Midge Ure – Albert Hall, Manchester

November

21 Nov – Mumford & Sons – Manchester Arena
22 Nov – The Chemical Brothers – Manchester Arena
30 Nov – Australian Pink Floyd – O2 Apollo, Manchester

December

20 Dec – Echo & the Bunnymen – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth


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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