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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

28/01/2022 - International Teachers Of Pop
04/02/2022 - Seb Lowe
15/02/2022 - Foxes
17/02/2022 - Bob Log III
23/02/2022 - Benjamin Francis Leftwich
09/03/2022 - Tim Gallagher
13/03/2022 - Torres
23/03/2022 - Cut Capers
01/04/2022 - Amigo the Devil
04/04/2022 - Matthew Mole
10/04/2022 - Stu Larsen
20/04/2022 - Black Water County - In Pursuit of Hopefulness Tour
21/04/2022 - Red Guitars
27/04/2022 - David Ramirez
29/04/2022 - Shonen Knife 40th Anniversary Uk Tour 2021
04/05/2022 - Flyying Colours
10/05/2022 - Wild Rivers
12/05/2022 - C Duncan
18/05/2022 - MR Irish Bastard
19/05/2022 - Chainska Brassika