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

July

26 Jul – Gomez – O2 Ritz, Manchester
26 Jul – Puppet Theory – Deaf Institute, Manchester

August

02 Aug – The Coral – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
16-17 Aug – Cotton Fields Festival – Saddleworth Cricket Club, Greenfield, Oldham
18 Aug – Skunk Anansie – Manchester Academy
29 Aug – Ocean Alley – Gorilla, Manchester
21 Aug – Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul – O2 Ritz, Manchester
30 Aug – Manchester Psych Fest – Various Locations, Manchester
31 Aug – Cast – O2 Ritz, Manchester

September

04 Sep – Johnny Marr – Albert Hall, Manchester
04 Sep – The Steel Woods – Deaf Institute, Manchester
06 Sep – Flaming Lips – Academy, Manchester
06 Sep – The S.L.P. – Albert Hall, Manchester
07 Sep – Josh Turner – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
08 Sep – Edwyn Collins – Gorilla, Manchester
13 Sep – Once & Future Band – Retro, Manchester
14 Sep – Alias Kid – Band on the Wall, Manchester
19 Sep – Hozier – O2 Apollo, Manchester
22 Sep – Spielbergs – YES, Manchester
26 Sep – Keane – O2 Apollo, Manchester
27 Sep – Wilco – Albert Hall, Manchester
27 Sep – Pale Waves – Academy, Manchester
27 Sep – No Hot Ashes – O2 Ritz, Manchester
27 Sep – The Howl & The Hum – Deaf Institute, Manchester
29 Sep – Ashley McBryde – Academy 2, Manchester

October

01 Oct – Psychedlic Furs – O2 Ritz, Manchester
01 Oct – Whenyoung – Gorilla, Manchester
03 Oct – King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – O2 Warehouse, Manchester
03 Oct – Black Peaks w/Black Futures + Bitch Falcon – Gorilla, Manchester
03 Oct – Flight Brigade – Retro Bar, Manchester
04 Oct – Alice Cooper – Manchester Arena
04 Oct – DZ Deathrays – YES, Manchester
04 Oct – Tourist – Gorilla, Manchester
04 Oct – James Holt – Deaf Institute, Manchester
07 Oct – Richard Hawley – Albert Hall, Manchester
07-08 Oct – Two Door Cinema Club – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
10 Oct – Gary Numan – Albert Hall, Manchester
10 Oct – Tungz – Jimmy’s, Manchester
11 Oct – Al Stewart – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
11 Oct – Roachford – O2 Ritz, Manchester
11 Oct – Struts – Academy, Manchester
11 Oct – Bang Bang Romeo – Deaf Institute, Manchester
12 Oct – Neighbourhood Festival – Various Venues, Manchester
15 Oct – Hootie & The Blowfish – O2 Apollo, Manchester
18 Oct – John Mayer – Manchester Arena
18 Oct – The Divine Comedy – Albert Hall, Manchester
19 Oct – Reverand & the Makers – Academy, Manchester
20 Oct – Paul Simon’s Graceland performed by the London African Gospel Choir – Albert Hall, Manchester
20 Oct – Saxon + Krokus + Girlschool + Diamond Head – O2 Apollo, Manchester
20 Oct – Kiefer Sutherland – O2 Ritz, Manchester
24 Oct – Cher – Manchester Arena
24 Oct – The Cult – O2 Apollo, Manchester
24 Oct – Wayne Hussey – Night People, Manchester
25 Oct – Midge Ure – Albert Hall, Manchester
25 Oct – Kris Barras Band – Academy 3, Manchester
27 Oct – Black Star Riders – O2 Ritz, Manchester
27 Oct – SUNN O)) – Albert Hall, Manchester
31 Oct – Cassia – Manchester Cathedral

November

01 Nov – OMD – O2 Apollo, Manchester
04 Nov – Machine Head – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
05 Nov – Hawkwind – Albert Hall, Manchester
06 Nov – Lightning Seeds – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
06 Nov – Charlie Cunningham – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
06 Nov – The Heavy – Academy 2. Manchester
07 Nov – Palace – Academy 2. Manchester
08 Nov – Quaker City Night Hawks – Deaf Institute, Manchester
08 Nov – The Rifles – O2 Ritz, Manchester
08 Nov – Christopher Cross -RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
09 Nov – Big Country – Gorilla, Manchester
11 Nov – Adam Ant – Opera House, Manchester
14 Nov – Freya Ridings – O2 Apollo, Manchester
15 Nov – Twisted Wheel – O2 Ritz, Manchester
16-17 Nov – Feeder – Albert Hall, Manchester
16 Nov – Kodaline – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
18 Nov – John Mayall – RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
19 Nov – Jack Savoretti – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
20 Nov – Liam Gallagher – Manchester Arena
20 Nov – Foy Vance – Albert Hall, Manchester
21 Nov – Happy Mondays – Academy, Manchester
21 Nov – Mumford & Sons – Manchester Arena
21 Nov – Yonaka – Academy 2, Manchester
22 Nov – Chemical Brothers – Manchester Arena
23 Nov – Rod Stewart – Manchester Arena
24 Nov – The Lumineers – Manchester Arena
26 Nov – Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited – ‘Selling England By The Pound’ Full Album – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
26 Nov – Primal Scream – Albert Hall, Manchester
27 Nov – Cigarettes After Sex – Albert Hall, Manchester
29 Nov – The Bluetones – O2 Ritz, Manchester
30 Nov – Australian Pink Floyd – O2 Apollo, Manchester
30 Nov – Doors Alive – Soft Parade Anniversary Tour – Academy 3, Manchester

December

03 Dec – Dune Rats – Night People, Manchester
04 Dec – Midland – O2 Ritz, Manchester
06 Dec – We Are Scientists – O2 Ritz, Manchester
10-11 Dec – The Libertines – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
12 Dec – Slade – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
13 Dec – Alabama 3 – O2 Ritz, Manchester
14 Dec – Virginmarys – Academy, Manchester
15 Dec – The Futureheads – O2 Ritz, Manchester
15 Dec – Mark Lanegan – Academy 2, Manchester
19-20 Dec – Slow Readers Club – – O2 Ritz, Manchester
20 Dec – Echo & The Bunnymen – Holmfirth Picturedome, Holmfirth
20-21 Dec – Shed Seven – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
20 Dec – Dan Reed Network/GUN/FM – Academy 2, Manchester
21 Dec – Thunder – Manchester Academy

2020

January

29 Jan – The Felice Brothers – Gorilla, Manchester
31 Jan – Caravan Palace – Albert Hall, Manchester

February

05 Feb – Ozzy Osbourne – Manchester Arena
20 Feb – Explosions in the Sky – Albert Hall, Manchester
21 Feb – Paul Carrack – Bridgewater Water Hall, Manchester

March

03 Mar – Samantha Fish – Gorilla, 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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