We have trawled through the forthcoming gigs in and around Manchester so you don’t have to.

We believe that if we are going to recommend a gig to you, then it should be exactly that, a recommendation. There’s always plenty of great gigs going on in Manchester, too many to cover them all, but here’s the list of gigs we’re excited about in June 2024.







June 2024

The Lovely EggsNew Century Hall – June 1st

Psychedelic rock duo The Lovely Eggs are scheduled to take the stage at Manchester’s New Century Hall on June 1st, tickets are available from £19.94 and doors open at 7.00pm. The venue states they have facilities available for customers with access requirements, but need to be informed a week in advance.

TOOLAO Arena – June 1st

Prog-metal band TOOL are slated to bring down the house on June 1st. The band, who have accumulated over 4 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone, have VIP packages available. Doors open at 7.30pm and tickets can be purchased from £82.00. (Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.)

LA PriestWhite Hotel – June 1st

Following the release of his first solo EP, innovative indie-pop musician Sam Eastgate (AKA LA Priest), will be playing at the White Hotel in Salford. Get down there for 7.30pm! 

Benedict CorkThe Deaf Institute, The Lodge – June 4th 

Hertfordshire raised singer-songwriter Benedict Cork will perform at The Deaf Institute, fans can expect to hear renditions of songs from his recent debut album ‘Notes on a Hopeless Romance’.  Doors open at 7.00pm.

Teen MortgageNight & Day Café – June 4th 

Up and coming Punk band Teen Mortgage are set to play the iconic Night & Day Café from 6.00pm. The set comes just weeks after they play in Las Vegas and Ireland. 

Brian Butterfield’s Call of NowAlbert Hall – June 8th 

Brian Butterfield will grace audiences with all his wisdom when he takes the stage at the Albert Hall. Balcony tickets are still available from £29.00 and doors are due to open at 7.00pm.

Pillow Queens YES Pink Room – June 8th 

Irish indie-rock band Pillow Queens will stop at YES in Manchester on their tour of the UK. The band, who have been praised for exploring the relationship between Catholicism and the LGBTQ+ community in their work, aim to take the stage at 7.00pm.

Pet Shop BoysCo-op Live Arena – June 9th 

Beloved British synth-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will be performing at the Co-op arena, the pair are expected to play tracks from their recent record ‘Nonetheless’, as well as fan favourite classics. Tickets are still available with the cheapest being around the £80 mark and doors open at 7.30pm – be sure not to miss it! 

DrahlaYES Pink Room – June 10th 

Leeds based guitar collective Drahla will make their return to Manchester to play a set, on the verge of releasing their upcoming second studio album. Tickets are a steal at £13.50 and doors open at 7.30pm.

Only The Poets Gorilla – June 11th 

Alt-pop boy band Only The Poets are expected to make their much anticipated return to Manchester on June 11th. Doors open at 7.00pm!

Angelica GarciaThe Castle – June 11th 

New York based artist Angelica Garcia hits the UK with an upcoming performance at the Castle Hotel on Oldham Street. The show is due to start at 7.30pm, you won’t want to miss this!

Chastity Belt The Deaf Institute – June 12th 

With tickets available from £19.54, American rock band Chastity Belt are scheduled to appear at The Deaf Institute to perform a selection of their tracks. Doors open at 7.00pm and it should be noted that the event is labelled as 18+. 

Richard Hawley O2 Apollo – June 12th 

Acclaimed producer and former member of 90s britpop band Longpigs, Richard Hawley will play the O2 Apollo, less than two weeks after the release of his upcoming record ‘In This City They Call You Love’. Tickets are still available from £41.00 and doors open at 7.00pm.

Kate Kirby YES Basement – June 12th 

From the roads of Texas, USA, Kate Kirby will be playing at YES on June 12th. The artist is expected to perform tracks from her album released earlier this year, ‘Blue Raspberry’. Doors open at 7.30pm and tickets are on sale for around £15.00!

The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer Co-op Live Arena – June 13th 

Supported by Teen Mortgage, The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer will co-headline a string of shows this year, stopping at Manchester’s Co-op arena for what is bound to be an unforgettable night! Doors open at 5.30pm and tickets are £52.00 for seated and £85.00 for standing. 

James – Co-op Live Arena – June 14th 

Local indie hitmakers James are scheduled to perform at the Co-op arena on the 14th, bringing out special guests Razorlight! Tickets are on sale from £74.00 with VIP packages available – doors open at 7.30pm.

Foo Fighters and CHROMA Old Trafford Cricket Ground – June 15th 

Welsh bilingual-band CHROMA will be supporting the Foo Fighters when they appear at the Old Trafford Cricket Club on the 15th. Resale tickets are still available from £96.00 and doors open at 4.00pm!

EbbbYES Basement – June 18th

Described as Brian Wilson meets Death Grips, Ebbb will be making an appearance at the YES Basement venue, days after their debut record drops. Tickets are less than £10 and doors open at 7.30pm. 

The Killers Co-op Live Arena – June 18th, 19th, 21st and 22nd 

The Killers return to UK arenas for the first time in seven years, bringing their Rebel Diamonds Tour to Manchester. Tickets for all the dates start at around the £100 mark and doors open at 6.30pm on each evening.

PoolsideYES Pink Room – June 20th 

Los Angeles nu-disco and chill-wave band Poolside will be appearing at YES’ Pink Room, they’re expected to play tracks from their recent intimate  record, ‘Blame It All On Love’. Tickets are on sale for £26.00 and doors open at 7.00pm.

Green DayEmirates Old Trafford – June 21st 

Iconic American rock band Green Day will be playing two of their greatest records in full on June 21st to celebrate the anniversaries of American Idiot and Dookie. Doors open at 4.00pm and there are still tickets available from £84.00.

Ty SegallNew Century Hall – June 24th 

American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and record producer Ty Segall is in town on the 24th June for a performance at the New Century Hall. Tickets are available from £29 and doors will open at 7.00pm! 

The MysterinesHMV – June 25th 

The indie-rock band The Mysterines, comprised of artists from Liverpool and The Wirral, will be putting on a show at HMV on June 25th. The band will be there at 7.00pm, you should be too!

The BreedersAlbert Hall – June 26th 

Ohio based alternative rock band The Breeders are due to tear the roof off of Manchester’s Albert Hall when they hit the stage on June 26th.  Doors open at 7.00pm.

Group Listening White Hotel – June 29th 

The instrumental woodwind wielding duo Group Listening will be putting on a show at the White Hotel in late June, off the back of their recent record ‘Walks’. With ticket prices as low as £12.50, you’d be mad to miss it! Doors open at 7.30pm. 

American Football Outbreak Festival / BEC Arena – June 30th 

American Midwest emo band American Football will grace Outbreak Festival with their presence on the 30th of June. The band are expected to take the stage at 8.00pm. Day passes for the Sunday are around the £100 mark. 

Harm’s WayOutbreak Festival/ BEC Arena – June 30th 

Chicago punk band Harm’s Way are slated to play Outbreak Festival this year, sure to bring some good old fashioned American angst with them! As mentioned above, passes for the Sunday show can be found for £100 or above.