What’s on Manchester

Follow the latest what’s on in Manchester news. Supplied by our guest writers, and press release contributors. From food & drink to live music, arts and culture to reviews and events.

IST IST – Return to Manchester this April & Release New Single

With their upcoming third album fast approaching, IST IST are pleased to unveil the latest track to be cut from the record: “Nothing More Nothing Less”.  Chiming… Read more »

SUNBIRDS play MANCHESTER – Lion’s Den on Saturday 15th April

The man who once told us he loved us from the bottom of his pencil case, founder Beautiful South member Dave Hemingway returns with his new band SUNBIRDS.  Having retired from the… Read more »

David Kitt in Manchester for 2023 tour!

Genre-bending Irish musician and producer DAVID KITT has announced his ninth studio album ‘Idiot Check’ set for release on 31 March 2023 via RE:WARM. A unique and… Read more »

IRLAM LIVE 2023 returns this Summerat Manchester’s Irlam Prince’s Park!

IRLAM LIVE is back for its seventh year. Three great days. The dates are Friday 2nd June, Saturday 3rd June and Sunday 4th June 2023 at Manchester’s – Prince’s Park in… Read more »

10cc’s GRAHAM GOULDMAN Spring 2023 UK Tour comes to MANCHESTER – The Lowry

It is only between 10cc’s sell-out, bi-annual UK tours that the band’s co-founder Graham Gouldman is able to fully indulge his Heart Full of Songs project and… Read more »

Manchester’s SOUP! to play Manchester this Feb.

Manchester-based quintet Soup! have re-emerged with “Supplies”, their first single of 2023.  Unfolding like a late-night run-in between retro-tinted jangle-pop and modern-day stark in a lively Northern… Read more »

Kenny Thomas Announces Brit Soul Ascending Tour 2023

In November and December this year, British soul star Kenny hits the road with his all-star band of musicians performing his biggest UK theatre tour in over… Read more »

March, Rachel Baiman Americana Bluegrass from Nashville comes to Manchester

Well versed in a variety of fiddle traditions including Old-Time, Bluegrass, Scottish and Canadian styles, Rachel Baiman is a versatile and dynamic musician. Rachel is a winner… Read more »

Peter Gabriel new song and Manchester date

PETER GABRIEL has revealed the first new song from his forthcoming album i/o. The track is accompanied by a cover image by the artist David Spriggs. LISTEN… Read more »

Sounds of the 60’s Live Tour 2023 – Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Every week,  listeners across the UK tune into BBC Radio 2 to hear the legendary Tony Blackburn  play the greatest songs of the 60’s. Now, the legendary… Read more »