What’s on This Weekend in Manchester

Manchester is one of the UK’s biggest weekend destinations. Fantastic gigs, jaw-dropping theatre, hilarious comedy or hard-hitting cinema – you can find them all here in Manchester this weekend.

Ria Money Transfer presents w/ Explosive Group NEHA KAKKAR Live in Concert

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Ria Money Transfer presents w/ Explosive Group NEHA KAKKAR Live in Concert

19 Jul

EventCity

From£60.00

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Betty Wright

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Betty Wright

19 Jul

O2 Ritz

From£35.00

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Regal Disco 'A New World'

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Regal Disco 'A New World'

19 Jul

YES

From£10.00

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God Module (Usa)

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God Module (Usa)

19 Jul

Night People

From£16.00

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Horizon presents

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Horizon presents

19 Jul

Joshua Brooks

From£15.00

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INTERVENTION with Happa b2b Ifeoluwa, Forever

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INTERVENTION with Happa b2b Ifeoluwa, Forever

19 Jul

Soup Kitchen

From£6.00

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HMS High Emotion Boat Party

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HMS High Emotion Boat Party

19 Jul

Drybarge (Bridgewater Canal)

From£17.00

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Dirty Dancefloors Allnighter

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Dirty Dancefloors Allnighter

19 Jul

42's

From£6.00

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Bollynights Manchester - Friday 19th July

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Bollynights Manchester - Friday 19th July

19 Jul

Bliss club

From£8.00

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iQ 008: Piktor

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iQ 008: Piktor

19 Jul

Stage & Radio

From£8.00

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Flight Mode

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Flight Mode

19 Jul

South

From£4.00

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Tom2trax presents Alltrax

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Tom2trax presents Alltrax

19 Jul

Eastern Bloc

From£0.00

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Gossip

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Gossip

20 Jul

Manchester Academy

From£33.00

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mclusky* live at Gorilla

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mclusky* live at Gorilla

20 Jul

Gorilla

From£20.00

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Bursters

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Bursters

20 Jul

Manchester Academy

From£21.00

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Gathering of Strangers

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Gathering of Strangers

20 Jul

YES

From£0.00

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Blues Harvest at The Deaf Institute, Manchester

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Blues Harvest at The Deaf Institute, Manchester

20 Jul

Deaf Institute

From£9.00

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Yes Mate with Oneman

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Yes Mate with Oneman

20 Jul

YES

From£6.00

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Blue Harvest

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Blue Harvest

20 Jul

Deaf Institute

From£9.00

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Bollox + Grrls On Film & Dandy

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Bollox + Grrls On Film & Dandy

20 Jul

Deaf Institute

From£9.00

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The Fleetwood Mac Songbook - Live at Night People, Manchester

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The Fleetwood Mac Songbook - Live at Night People, Manchester

20 Jul

Night People

From£16.00

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Sweet Nothing x Room 2 Records 

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Sweet Nothing x Room 2 Records 

20 Jul

Band On The Wall

From£8.00

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Evil Picnic 3

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Evil Picnic 3

20 Jul

Gullivers

From£0.00

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Tango In The Night - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Party

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Tango In The Night - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Party

20 Jul

Night People

From£8.00

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Formless: J Majik / Total Science (93-94 set) / Dead Mans Chest+

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Formless: J Majik / Total Science (93-94 set) / Dead Mans Chest+

20 Jul

Rebellion Bar

From£12.00

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Saturday X

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Saturday X

20 Jul

Revolution Deansgate Locks

From£5.00

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A Night of Magical Motown & Soul

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A Night of Magical Motown & Soul

20 Jul

Grosvenor G Casino Didsbury

From£0.00

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BOMB’D OUT

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BOMB’D OUT

20 Jul

XOLO

From£8.00

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Funkademia with Jack Tomson

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Funkademia with Jack Tomson

20 Jul

Mint Lounge

From£6.00

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Libero 004 - Day Party

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Libero 004 - Day Party

20 Jul

Studio Bee

From£17.00

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Music fans will of course have no shortage of events to explore in Manchester this weekend, from all night raves at clubs like the Victoria Warehouse to gentle acoustic sets at the city’s glut of independent venues. Elsewhere, Manchester’s comedy clubs will keep you laughing for the rest of the weekend.   

The UK’s second city doesn’t just have Friday nightlife to offer though – the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution has plenty of daytime attractions to visit too, from the People’s History Museum and Whitworth art gallery to the modern day sporting cathedral of Old Trafford.

Gigs in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester’s musical reputation is one of the strongest in the UK as home to the country’s biggest indoor arena Manchester Arena and a wealth of independent venues. Manchester is sure to have a fantastic choice of acts performing this weekend, from global pop megastars to up-and-coming acts playing in front of intimate crowds. Catch touring sensations at the Apollo or Manchester Academy, or brush up on local gems at Gorilla, Deaf Institute and the Night and Day Cafe.

Find out more about gigs in Manchester.

Theatre in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester has a rich theatre scene with the Palace Theatre and the Manchester Opera House being the places to go to catch the biggest touring shows. Fans of arthouse theatre should look no further than The Lowry or HOME. For something different, the Royal Exchange’s stunning theatre-in-the-round puts audiences at the centre of the action.

Find out more about theatre in Manchester here.

Comedy in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester’s fantastic comedy venues have long been a rite of passage for many of the UK’s biggest comedians. The likes of Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas and Jason Manford all made their starts here.

You can catch up-and-coming comedians at venues like the Frog and Bucket and the Comedy Store. The country’s biggest comics often drop by the likes of the Lowry, O2 Apollo and Manchester Arena for weekend shows.

Find out more about comedy in Manchester here.

Cinema in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester always showcases the latest in film and cinema. Fans of the latest Hollywood blockbusters can start their weekend by catching a film at Odeon at the Great Northern or the Vue in the Printworks. If you have more arthouse tastes, HOME will have you covered.

Find out more about cinema in Manchester here.

Sport in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester is known the world over for its football teams as tourists visit every weekend to catch Manchester United and Manchester City. However, there’s plenty for other sports fans to enjoy at the weekend.

Just a few of Manchester’s other sporting teams include Manchester Giants (basketball), Manchester Thunder (netball), and Manchester Storm (ice hockey). Cycling fans should look no further than the National Cycling Centre. In the summer months, cricket fans can catch Lancashire County Cricket Club at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Find out more about sport in Manchester here.

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