Manchester is famous for its music scene

From grassroots venues, the 23,500-seat Manchester AO Arena to the latest new opening in the city, Co-op Live – the largest indoor area in the UK. Manchester has hosted some of the biggest names on the planet with even more global icons booked this year.

Culture-vultures of all persuasions will find something just for them here, whether it’s a performance by a legendary power-balladeer or a kid-friendly evening with Disney On Ice. Manchester has something exciting going on every week, so be sure to check their online events calendar before your trip.

This year we have live music from the likes of The Eagles, Stevie Nicks, Take That, Blossoms, Fatboy Slim, Jonas Brothers, Justin Timberlake, Kings of Leon, Liam Gallagher and thousands more!

And be sure to pay special attention to acts you may not have heard of—you just might get lucky and catch some emergent local talent before anyone else does.

5 Must Visit Large Scale Music Venues:
Co-op Live, AO Arena, O2 Ritz, O2 Victoria Warehouse, Albert Hall

5 Must Visit Intimate and Grassroots Music Venues:
Night & Day, Gorilla, Deaf Institute, Band On The Wall, 33 Oldham St

Our Manchester Weekender Package

We offer a number of packages here at Kimpton Clocktower, and our Manchester Weekender is perfect for gig-goers, sightseeers and culture vultures.

Enjoy complimentary cocktails on arrival, breakfast included and £30 to spend on food and drink in The iconic Refuge restaurant and bar.

A Standard Double starts from £235 before discount based on two people sharing.

T&C apply

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