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music Submotion Orchestra
Manchester Academy | 22 October 2021

Seven-piece soul, jazz and ambient electronica band Submotion Orchestra stop by The Academy this October.

music Tiña
YES | 16 September 2021

Catch Tiña live at YES Basement in support of their debut album, Positive Mental Health Music.

music Róisín Murphy
Manchester Academy | 17 September 2021

Former Moloko star comes to the Oxford Road Corridor in support of 2020’s excellent album Róisín Machine.

music Arlo Parks
Gorilla | 16 September 2021

After two special nights at MIF, 21-year old singer, poet and multiple Brit Award-nominee Arlo Parks returns to Manchester.

music Black Grape
O2 Ritz Manchester | 3 September 2021

Madchester-era favourites make their much-delayed return to the Manchester stage this September.

music Henge
Manchester Academy | 30 October 2021

Henge travel through hyper-space to Manchester Academy with two shows, a family-friendly matinee in the afternoon followed by the full-blooded director’s cut in the evening.

music The Mysterines
Manchester Academy | 23 October 2021

Liverpool band The Mysterines bring a set-list packed with catchy indie anthems to the Manchester Academy stage this October.

music Sports Team
Manchester Academy | 2 October 2021

Expect a sell-out as Mercury Prize-nominated band Sports Team rock up at The Academy

music Do Nothing
Yes | 13 October 2021

Do Nothing are an exciting band from Nottingham who you can catch at YES this month.

music Fontaines D.C
Manchester Academy | 6 – 8 October 2021

Fontaines D.C head to The Academy, if you can find a ticket, don’t miss seeing the Irish post-punk band in the flesh.

literature BUNNYMAN – Will Sergeant in conversation with Dave Haslam
International Anthony Burgess Foundation (IABF) | 29 July 2021

Echo and the Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant chats to Dave Haslam about his career in one of the most influential British bands of the 1990s.

music MIF21: The Patience of Trees
Manchester Central | 16 July 2021

A new work by composer Dobrinka Tabakova is at the heart of The Patience of Trees, an intimate concert inspired by the healing potential and power of the natural world.

music MIF21: Rooted in Rhyme
Manchester Central | 10 July 2021

MIF team up with Unity Radio and Manchester Hip Hop Archive to bring us the present and future of hip hop.

performance MIF21: All of This Unreal Time
Manchester Central | 1 – 4 July 2021

An impressive collaboration of artists presents the world premiere of All of This Unreal Time, a film and immersive installation at Manchester International Festival.

performance MIF21: Poet Slash Artist: Catch a Fire
HOME | 2 July 2021

As part of Manchester International Festival, Cerys Matthews curates a one-night celebration of live music, lyrics, stories and poetry at HOME, inspired by Poet Slash Artist and hosted by Jeffrey Boakye