6 Places where every ABBA fanatic MUST to go in Manchester
If you don’t like ABBA, there’s something wrong with you. So why not join like-minded people at one of these upcoming nights and take a chance on me, because you ARE the dancing queen.
By Manchester's Finest | October 15th '18
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Ok, it’s more likely that there is an abundance of ABBA themed nights in the city because of the release of Mamma Mia 2, but I’d like to believe that it’s because everybody loves them as much as I do. Yes, there has always been tribute acts, but now there’s even club nights for ‘the kids’ that adore ABBA too. Gypsies, Tramps & Swedes: A Cher & ABBA Disco at The Ruby Lounge Saturday 20th October To celebrate ageless pop goddess Cher releasing an album of ABBA covers, Pop Curious? are throwing a 'Gypsies, Tramps and Swedes' Cher & ABBA + friends discotheque at The Ruby Lounge on Saturday 20th October and we're all invited! After a bit of a star turn in this year's Mamma Mia! 2 - Cher is back in vogue and this night at The Ruby Lounge will feature plenty of her hits, a ton of ABBA and every other diva in between. Buy Tickets Gimme Gimme Gimme (ABBA After Midnight) @ The Deaf Institute Friday 2nd November This one is so popular that there are two nights dedicated purely to ABBA over the next two months. Unfortunately for you the next one in October is SOLD OUT, but the one in November is still going strong. I can certainly hear the drums, Fernando. Buy Tickets ABBA Tribute @ Buile Hill Park Hall Saturday 1st December Want a beautiful setting, all your favourite ABBA songs and a Christmas-y twist? Then this will be perfect for you. Dinner and mince pies, ABBA (tribute) and a disco to take you through the rest of the night – perfect. Buy Tickets ABBA Stars: The Tribute Show @ Mercure Hotel Tuesday 4th December One of the UK’s number on tribute acts, prepare for a night of harmonies, tight costumes, a 3 course meal and a fun old disco at quite possibly the ugliest hotel known to man. Buy Tickets Bjorn Again @ Manchester Academy Saturday 15th December Created and founded in 1988 in Melbourne, Bjorn Again was designed as a rocked-up light-hearted satirical ABBA spoof and has rapidly achieved worldwide cult status. This show has been performed in front of the Queen and she bloody loved it - and so will you. Buy Tickets ABBA! Halle Orchestra @ Bridgewater Hall Sunday 30th December Four vocalists from Capital Voices and a complete rhythm section all brought together by composer Stephen Bell performing the greatest pops songs of all time (truth). Perfect to get you ready for New Year’s Eve I’d say! Buy Tickets