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.

Ben Abraham / Charlie Day from ‘It’s Always Sunny’ new music video + UK tour announcement!

Following the release of his stunning sophomore album ‘Friendly Fire’, award-winning singer-songwriter Ben Abraham has announced a UK headline tour this autumn, including dates in Glasgow, Manchester,… Read more »

Coming This Halloween – Hocus Pocus In Concert – Film with Live Orchestra UK Tour – October

The iconic Disney film “Hocus Pocus” will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in October 2022 with a nationwide tour. The… Read more »

Arcade Fire tour starts next week in the UK – Manchester date

ollowing the universally acclaimed reception to singles “The Lightning I, II” and “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid),” Arcade Fire’s “excellent sixth album” (The New Yorker) WE is out now in… Read more »

Yumi and The Weather – Heads to Manchester this September

A cautionary tale for the brave, the latest from the creative voice of Ruby Taylor is an ensnaring electro/punk proposition inspired by a series of real-life events that almost… Read more »

Music Of The Unseen Concerts to Celebrate Charles Stepney & David Axelrod

MUSIC OF THE UNSEEN THE STOLLER HALL, MANCHESTER – FRIDAY 18TH  NOVEMBER-ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE – FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER-SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON – SATURDAY 26TH NOVEMBER https://musicoftheunseen.com Acclaimed composer Bobbie-Jane… Read more »

LUKE SITAL-SINGH UK Tour

Luke Sital-Singh releases “Summer Somewhere,” the latest track to be lifted from the LA-based Londoner’s forthcoming album Dressing Like A Stranger, out September 2 on Nettwerk Records… Read more »

Dishoom – 75 Years of Partition and Indian Independence

In Dishoom’s Manchester café on Monday, 8th August 2022, Dishoom will host the first in a series of events marking the 75th anniversary of Indian independence and… Read more »

RISE FESTIVAL 2022 featuring K-KLASS, ULTRABEAT comes to MANCHESTER 17th September 2022!

Irlam Live is back sooner than expected following the recent announcement of a second festival for 2022.  RISE Festival 2022 is a brand-new festival taking place at… Read more »

FALSE HEADS Head to Manchester this Autumn – New Single “Thick Skin” Out

Produced by Frank Turner and taken from the trio’s long-awaited new album ‘Sick Moon’ —  due 30 September 2022 via Scruff of the Neck Records — the snarling slice of garage-grunge takes aim… Read more »

Beth Nielsen Chapman gig for Nashville star

Two-time Grammy nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman returns with her bluesy new single “Hey Girl,” her first new music in over four years, and the first taste of her… Read more »