Best gigs in Manchester this month: September 2019

Featuring Liam Gallagher, The Flaming Lips, Aitch, Pixies & more...

By Manchester's Finest | September 3rd '19

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Johnny Marr | 4th & 5th Sept | Albert Hall Legend Johnny Marr played a handful of festival shows this summer, including Glastonbury, Tramlines, finishing up with a big homecoming show with two nights on the trot at Manchester's Albert Hall, of course these have sold out already, however you should be able to catch some resale tickets on Twickets. Twickets   CAM | 6th Sept | Manchester Academy Grammy-nominated country singer-songwriter CAM heads to the Academy this month as part of her huge summer European tour. With a show-stopping voice and a tendency for that classic Nashville storytelling CAM is certainly one to watch. This intimate gig should be fantastic. Buy Tickets   The Flaming Lips | 6th Sept | Manchester Academy Alternative rock outfit from Oklahoma City founded by the eclectic Wayne Coyne. The Lips are renowned for their spectacular, eccentric live shows, which include elaborate costumes, puppets, confetti and Wayne Coyne's man-sized plastic bubble in which he walks over the top of the audience. Run of UK shows to celebrate ‘The Soft Bulletins’ 10th anniversary, only playing Edinburg. London and Manchester. The Academy show is a huge sell out so keep your eyes on Twickets for any resale. We can't wait, hopefully see you there! Twickets   Armand Hammer | 7th Sept | Soup Kitchen Armand Hammer are a New York based duo, consisting of MC/Producer Elucid and enigmatic rapper Billy Woods, who explore the limits of experimental, abstract and fwd-thinking hip-hop. Ticket link below. Buy Tickets   Boyzlife | 8th Sept | Manchester Academy The perfect marriage between Boyzone and Westlife continues as Boyzlife head to the Academy this September for a collection of their biggest hits. Okay so this might not be the greatest music ever made but I guarantee you'll have a bloody good laugh and a right good sing-a-long too! Buy Tickets   Skinny Living | 11th Sept | Manchester Academy 3 Four-piece Skinny Living from Wakefield have slowly been building a reputation as a formidable live band in the UK since their inception in 2013. They will perform at Manchester Academy 3 this month, if you haven't heard them before now is your chance to check them out. The band is made up of four guys. A pleasant blend of vocalists, songwriters and musicians; namely Ryan Johnston, Will Booth, Danny Hepworth and Rhys Anderton with different musical backgrounds and influences. Grab your ticket here. Buy Tickets   Pixies | 18th Sept | Apollo Pixies are on a huge UK tour this month; the tour coincides with the release of the band's new album - the follow up to 2016’s acclaimed ‘Head Carrier’. Black Francis and Co will be playing the Apollo this month, and with a brand new album out this month it's going to be a great gig. There are very few tickets left, be quick! Buy Tickets   Aitch | 19th & 20th Sept | Manchester Academy British rapper and songwriter Aitch announced his tour a couple of weeks ago and it all sold out pretty much straight away. To fill the demand, he added a couple more dates which quickly sold out too. You can check out Twickets for resales though - this is sure to be a biggie! Twickets   Disclosure Warehouse Project | 21st Sept | The Depot Electronic duo Disclosure are back on the scene; the boys kick things off for what is set to be the biggest season yet for Warehouse Project as they move over to new exciting venue The Depot. As The Warehouse Project returns with the big launch weekend of the 21st of this month with ‘Welcome to The Depot’ will be the second night at the new multi faced venue, The Croydon brothers will be joined by the likes of Annie Mac, Maribou State, Skream, Mall Grab, Dennis and many more will be playing this very special night. Twickets   Beeswaxx | 21st Sept | Night & Day Cafe Another special Beeswaxx night over at Night & Day this month featuring an impressive roster of performers. This is your chance to catch Flex the Foreigner, Evabee, TMNMS, Prima and Inka all in the same night. Don't waste this opportunity like you have all the others. Buy Tickets   Labyrinth Festival | 21st Sept | Manchester Academy A brand-new festival for 2019 over at Manchester Academy, Labyrinth will play host to the always impressive Example, alongside Becky Hill, Mistajam, Crazy P and LOADS more. There'll also be the brilliant Trippy Visions providing some weird visuals, an ABBA Disco Showdown and a dedicated Jungle 'cave' where you can melt your face away from the crowds. Buy Tickets   Liam Gallagher | 21st Sept | Ritz Big News! LG plays intimate Manchester gig on his birthday with very special guest Sam Fender. The gig will also fall the day after LG releases his second solo album ‘Why Me? Why Not’ It's going to be a good one! Radio X will present the gig and it will take place on 21st September. Tickets for this sold out in a flash but you can always grab one on Twickets. Twickets   Orlando Weeks | 22nd Sept | Deaf Institute Former Maccabees frontman Orlando Weeks re-emerges to the live scene with a run of 7 very intimate performances this September to mark the start of a new project. This tour which includes a pair of shows at The Deaf Institute marking the first time Orlando will perform these songs live with a band. There are only tickets left the afternoon show, if it's the evening show you are after check out Twickets for any resale. Buy Tickets   Big Zuu | 24th Sept | Soup Kitchen Steadily growing in reputation over the last few years, Big Zuu will be hitting up the always impressive Soup Kitchen this month with his own ferocious grime lyrical style. Tickets are selling our fast so be quick! Buy Tickets   Jacuzzi Boys | 24th Sept | Fairfield Social Club Garage pop trio from Miami Jacuzzi Boys are about town with their 1960’s garage rock sounds, the Boys emerged from deep within the Florida wilds in 2007 and are on four albums with new material out this year. It will be a smashing set down at the Fairfield Social Club and tickets are only £8, grab one from the link below. Buy Tickets   Jay1 | 27th Sept | Manchester Academy A big hitter heading to the Academy this month, Jay1 has seen some phenomenal success over the past couple of years and it doesn't look like he's going anywhere very soon. Known for his ability to mix genres with panache - expect grime, dancehall and everything else in-between. Buy Tickets   Pale Waves | 27th Sept | Manchester Academy Kicking off their UK tour in Glasgow this month, and then finishing up on the 27th with their homecoming at the Academy. The band released their debut album ‘My Mind Makes Noises’ in autumn last year, reaching No.8 in the UK Album charts. As it's their big homecoming show, this one has sold out already, so keep your eye out for any resale. Buy Tickets