This week’s gigs to check out in Manchester: 12 – 19 May 2017

George Clinton Funkadelic // Natalie Imbruglia // Shaggy // Metronomy // Maximo Park // Take That

By Manchester's Finest | May 11th '17

George Clinton Funkadelic | 12 May | Ritz
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic is bringing the mothership back to the UK in May. The soul collective released over 40 hit singles and three platinum albums, while inspiring Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Macy Gray and more. As the godfather of funk, this is one show that’s not to be missed. Tickets are available for £30.75

Natalie Imbruglia | 14 May | Gorilla
Natalie Imbruglia is touring her first album in six years. The album named ‘Male’ and is a full of songs made by famous male artists, featuring songs by Neil Young and Damien Rice to Daft Punk! It will be an interesting gig, she plays Gorilla on Sunday, it’s sold out so keep your eye out for tickets.

Shaggy | 16 May | Academy
‘Mr Boombastic’ is back and plays his reggae fusion tunes to Manchester’s Academy on Tuesday night. Pick up a ticket here.

Metronomy | 17 May | Albert Hall 
British electronic band Metronomy are on their first UK in nearly two years. The trio of shows call at Glasgow, London and Manchester’s Albert Hall on 17 May. The band have just released a new record ‘Summer 08’ which is their fifth studio album and features a track with Robyn. The band played the Hall back in 2014, they are back with brand new material to a sell-out gig, It’s one not to miss!

Maximo Park | 19 May | Albert Hall
British indie rock band Maximo Park have been on an extensive UK tour with 11 dates, the band wrap things up with their final gig at Manchester’s Albert Hall next Friday, its going to be a big one! The band are promoting their recent album ‘Risk To Exist’

Take That | 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 May | Arena
Since their hugely successful reunion on 2006 the matured boyband are back with their ‘Wonderland Tour’ taking over Manchester’s arena for SEVEN nights for a big show to their hometown fans. Intrigued to see what the trio; Gary, Mark and Howard will deliver this time round? get yourself a ticket for one of the nights. Tickets here!