Having the hottest tickets in town this summer will put you on top with your friends and family. We have picked out the best events happening over the next few months to fill up your calendar and make the most of this summer.
30 June – 8 July: Sounds of the City at Castlefield Bowl
Stockport-born Blossoms will be headlining this year’s Sounds of the City, along with Manchester legends James and Richard Ashcroft.
Special guests are yet to be announced but previous line-ups included Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Paolo Nutini. Tickets are selling fast, with Blossoms already sold out.
1-31 July: The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival
The multi-venue arts festival will take place throughout the whole of July across the city this year. Performances will take place in libraries, cafes and the Albert Hall.
The line-up and tickets are yet to be released, so keep an eye out in the coming weeks.
11-15 July: Red Shoes at The Lowry
The dance production based on the Academy Award-winning movie directed by the award winning Matthew Bourne.
The production has been praised by critics for bringing together art and drama in one production.
1-2 August: Russell Brand, Re:Birth at The Lowry
Brand is back with a new comedy show following his sold out stand up tour last year.
Tackling the questions of the modern media, politics, sex, fatherhood and death, this is sure to be a great night.
21 September: La La Land in concert at Brightwater Hall
The Oscar and BAFTA award winning film will be brought to life for one night only.
Accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra, you will get to see why it was crowned Best Original Score, Best Original Song and Best Director at this year’s Academy Awards.
18 October: Joel Dommett at The Lowry
From the jungle to the stage, the I’m a Celebrity finalist is coming to Manchester on his 2017 tour.
The critically-acclaimed funny man has performed at Edinburgh Fringe and appeared on numerous comedy TV shows. Now he is bringing it back to stand up.
Find out more about what’s on in Manchester throughout the year.