Harry Styles | 01 Nov | Apollo
One Direction star Harry Styles kicked off his first ever solo tour in San Francisco in September he makes his way back the UK for only four dates two in London, Glasgow and Manchester. His gig at The Apollo has of course sold out but he is back playing at the Arena in April, try here for tickets.
Jamiroquai | 02 Nov | Arena
Jamiroquai is back! They have just released their first album in seven years. Frontman Jay Kay and his 10-piece band will be playing a big show at the Arena on Thursday. Last few tickets still available.
Goldfrapp | 03 Nov | Academy
Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory AKA Goldfrapp are touring their latest release ‘Silver Eye’. The Electronic duo are known for delivering a slick show that will make you want to dance all the way through. Their intimate gig at Manchester Academy will be one not to miss. It’s a sell out so keep your eyes peeled for tickets.
Big Thief | 03 Nov | The Deaf Institute
Folk -tinged indie rock band Big Thief’s second album ‘Capacity’ is an album you should be listening to now. The quartet from Brooklyn are in Manchester playing a Friday night gig at The Deaf Institute. This one has sold out already, check out Twickets for a resale face value.
Liam Fray | 03 & 04 Nov | Albert Hall
Liam Fray, frontman and songwriter of Courteeners – one of the country’s biggest home grown bands – has announced a series of intimate acoustic shows across the country and he plays to his hometown for two nights at the wonderfull Albert Hall. He promises Courteeners classics as well as a deep dive into rarely heard songs from the band’s decade old back catalogue. Both nights are sold out, check out Twickets for a resale face value.
Reverend And The Makers | 04 Nov | Academy
Sheffield boys are back touring their new album ‘Death of a King’. They are supported by Will and The People and Nia Wyn at their gig at Manchester Academy. Get your ticket here.
Parcels | 06 Nov | Sound Control
Emerging retro-pop band Parcels have been voted ‘band of the week’ by the Guardian. The five-piece band from aussie now living in Berlin have teamed up with Daft Punk for single ‘ Overnight’ It will be a nice little gig down at Sound Control, get your ticket here.
Angus & Julia Stone | 08 Nov | Ritz
The beautiful siblings Angus & Julia Stone have made their way over from Australia on their tour and play a gig at the Ritz. The dreamy folk indie pop duo are promoting their recent album ‘Snow’. Tickets here.
Wolf Alice | 09 Nov | Apollo
The Brictrock are back! The London quartet are on their second album ‘Visions of a life’ having posted their 2015 debut ‘My Love is Cool’ at second in the charts they return and we are excited to hear their new material live, at the Apollo, tickets available here.
Sylvan Esso | 11 Nov | Gorilla
Indie electropop duo singer Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn are back in Manchester, Sylvan Esso are currently over from North Carolina promoting their second album ‘What Now’. If you missed them last time they were in town, try and get to this one they are well worth it! Check tickets here.
Ghostpoet | 11 Nov | Academy 2
Since the release of his 2011 debut album ‘Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy’ Ghostpoet (born Obaro Ejimiwe) has been at the forefront of the UK music scene with Two Mercury Music Prize nominations. With release of his fourth album ‘Dark Days + Canapes’ he is on the road touring. Tickets to his Manchester gig at the Academy you will find here.
Royal Blood | 16 Nov | Arena
The new Rock Gods, are on a massive arena tour playing venues five times the sizes as their last tour. The rock duo are on their second album ‘How Did It Get So Dark?’ which was released in June. It’s going to be a great show, don’t miss it!
The Cadillac Three | 18 Nov | Academy
The Cadillac Three, originally known as The Cadillac Black, is an American Southern rock group consisting of Jaren Johnston (Guitar & Lead Vocals), Kelby Ray (Bass Steel Guitar, Dobro, Acoustic & Vocals) and Neil Mason (Drums, Percussion & Vocals) The Trio are fiercely proud of their Southern roots, leaving a lasting impression on fans across the globe with their high-energy live show and chart-topping songs and ‘country fuzz’ sound. Grab your tickets now.
Queens of The Stone Age | 19 Nov | Arena
Big show at the Arena this month. The Queens of the Stone Age are one of the biggest names in contemporary hard rock. They are on the road promoting their heavily awaited new album ‘Villains’ which they have worked with producer Mark Ronson. There are still tickets available.
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man | 20 & 21 Nov | Apollo
The rising star Rory Graham AKA Rag ‘n’ Bone Man. Rory played the Ritz in Manchester back in April and he is soon back with Two nights at the Apollo. Get your ticket to see one of the most strongest modern blues vocals around at the moment.
Fleet Foxes | 23 Nov | Apollo
After a six-year hiatus, Fleet Foxes are back with a third album ‘Crack-Up’. Fleet Foxes’ self-titled debut made a profound impact on the international musical landscape, earning them Uncut’s first ever Music Award Prize, and topping numerous “Best of ” lists, including Rolling Stone’s 100 Best Albums of the 2000’s and Pitchfork’s 50 Best Albums of 2008. Fleet Foxes is certified Gold in North America and Platinum in both the UK and Australia. The follow-up album Helplessness Blues was met with the same critical praise as its predecessor (MOJO five stars, Rolling Stone four stars, Pitchfork Best New Music); that album debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200, went Gold in the UK, and earned the band a GRAMMY nomination. The american band will play the Apollo at the end of the month.
Hacienda Classical | 25 Nov | Apollo
The Haçienda and Manchester Camerata, the city’s experimental orchestra bring back Haçienda Classical to Manchester this time at the Apollo, with a brand new soundtrack for the concert. The incredible show sees the DJ’s who shaped The Haçienda’s sound – Mike Pickering and Graeme Park – collaborate with the Camerata for a night of classic dance music, innovatively adapted and arranged especially for the occasion.
Robert Plant | 30 Nov | Apollo
Led Zeppelin lead singer and lyricist, Robert Anthony Plant is back once again touring his 11th solo album ‘Carry Fire’ the legend isn’t stopping anytime soon. He has the greatest rock voice ever and while fans may dislike his refusal to reunite Zeppelin for a reunion tour when Page and Jones are plenty willing, we will happily settle for him solo. The Apollo gig is of course a sell out.