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It is no secret that Manchester’s music scene is legendary, boasting some of the most iconic acts in the industry to emerge such as; The Smiths, Oasis and The Stone Roses. However, even at present day the city is home to great live music venues paving the way for the still evolving underground scene. If you're in Manchester then should checkout these recommended venues.

Deaf Institute

If you’re after a late night with friends grabbing a drink and catching a band then ‘The Deaf Institute’ is the place to head to. A late-night staple with a quirky interior spanning over three floors, where gig goers can fulfil their rock and roll desires till their heart’s content at a venue brimming with upcoming talent. It is no wonder it is one of the best small venues in Manchester with a previous list of rising stars such as; Marmozets, Drenge and Peace gracing its stage.

Live Video Performance At Deaf Institute


Night and Day

Another impressive live music venue is ‘Night and Day Café’, a place that during its 20 years in action has welcomed an array of music genres: folk, indie and even electronica. Name a band and they have most likely played here, Arctic Monkeys, Johnny Marr and Mumford and Sons have! Manchester is a brimming pot of indie.

Live Video Performance At Night and Day


Deaf Institute Gigs

14/12/2019 - Kyle Falconer
15/02/2020 - APRE
20/02/2020 - Liz Lawrence
26/02/2020 - Johnny Mac and the Faithful
07/04/2020 - Donae'o
06/05/2020 - L Devine

Night and Day Gigs

13/12/2019 - Laurence Jones Band
14/12/2019 - The Blank Tapes
20/12/2019 - Broken Witt Rebels
29/01/2020 - Drama
01/02/2020 - Sam Lee
06/02/2020 - Olivia Lane
19/02/2020 - Daddy Long Legs
20/02/2020 - Grimm Grimm
01/03/2020 - The Jacques
04/03/2020 - ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead
21/03/2020 - Scuttlers
08/04/2020 - The Way Down Wanderers
10/05/2020 - Murder By Death
30/06/2020 - Legendary Shack Shakers