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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.

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.

Deaf Institute Gigs

Night and Day Gigs

30/09/2021 - Tusks
01/10/2021 - Scuttlers
06/10/2021 - Anna B Savage
10/10/2021 - Bridear
11/10/2021 - Low Roar
13/10/2021 - Shawn James
17/10/2021 - Ferris & Sylvester
22/10/2021 - Sea Fever  Folding Linesâ Album Launch
23/10/2021 - Wet Leg
24/10/2021 - Vukovi
26/10/2021 - The Courettes
28/10/2021 - Young Gun Silver Fox
05/11/2021 - Phoebe Green
08/11/2021 - Sam Kelly & the Lost Boys
10/11/2021 - Space Monkeys
14/11/2021 - Bartees Strange
15/11/2021 - Sterling Press
16/11/2021 - Man of Moon
17/11/2021 - Tide Lines
19/11/2021 - Cud