Music

The energy of a live band or a full concert production can be a great relief to the stresses of the working week. Maybe you enjoy sitting in a pub with a live band showcasing local talent while getting to know some new people over a drink; we're in Manchester so live music is never too far away. But we also have some of the finest concert venues in the country regularly featuring some of the world's top performers. Manchester is a city that has long been passionate about music and its roots here are visible around every corner.
Music
social circle testimonial from Amanda

Halle Orchestra Bridgewater Hall

Seeing the Halle orchestra had always been a dream of mine. I don't know why I never took the opportunity to see them before as the Bridgewater Hall is right on my doorstep, but with Social Circle, there was really no excuse. Funny, I met someone from Social Circle on the night who said the exact same thing.

Amanda
social circle testimonial from Kimberley

Local Bands, Fellow Music Lovers

I love supporting new, local bands and was pleased to see opportunities to do so with Social Circle. As is the case with any Social Circle event, you always end up meeting people with the same interests as you, so that was definitely a plus. I've become really good friends with fellow music lovers and it's all thanks to SC!

Kimberley
social circle testimonial from Sarah

Matt and Phreds Jazz

Jazz is one of my passions in life but my friends are mainly into other types of music so while I've been to Matt and Phreds a number of times, it was either by myself or a friend I had to drag along. Going with Social Circle was a completely different experience with everyone appreciating the music and having a great time.

Sarah

Types Of Event

 

Live bands

Our live music nights bring you the freshest mix of new and exciting artists that Manchester has to offer. Come and support local talent while sharing a drink or two with some new friends. It's the Manchester thing to do.
 

Live jazz

Matt and Phreds is the finest jazz club in the North and the only venue solely dedicated to live jazz talent. Its smoky atmosphere and fine wine makes for a great night. And its pizzas are famous for a reason. The talent comes from far and wide to attract visitors to the venue.
 

Concerts

We're lucky in Manchester to feature some wonderful concert venues, such as the Manchester Arena and Manchester Apollo. Come and see your favourite artists perform on the big stage and meet some fellow fans at the same time. Listening to an album is one thing but the energy from a live performance is something else.

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Upcoming Events

Lunch & Music @ Albert Schloss

25/02/2018 , 2pm
Albert's Schloss, 27 Peter St, Manchester, M2 5QR.
Come along and join in the friendly cheer with us, we are always friendly and welcoming, you'll soon be right at home before you know it.

Bridgewater Hall Guided Tour

26/02/2018 , 11am
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Join David Hasselhoff, star of TVs Knight Rider, Baywatch and Britains Got Talent for an evening of music, laughter and classic TV moments from his illustrious career.

Paul Weller

01/03/2018 , 7pm
Meeting outside the front entrance of The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, City Centre, M4 2BS before heading over to the main venue, The Manchester Arena.
Paul Weller returns to Manchester.

Elbow at The Manchester Arena

04/03/2018 , 7pm
Meeting outside the front entrance of The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, City Centre, M4 2BS before heading over to the main venue, The Manchester Arena.
The UK's most recognised band Elbow come to Manchester.

Bridgewater Hall Guided Tour

05/03/2018 , 11am
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall.

Paloma Faith

08/03/2018 , 7pm
Meeting outside the front entrance of The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, City Centre, M4 2BS before heading over to the main venue, The Manchester Arena.
Singer-songwriter Paloma Faith brings The Architect Tour to Manchester Arena.

Stereophonics

09/03/2018 , 7pm
Meeting outside the front entrance of The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, City Centre, M4 2BS before heading over to the main venue, The Manchester Arena.
One of Britains best live bands Stereophonics will embark to Manchester Arena March, following the release their new album Scream Above The Sounds, with special guest Ten Tonnes.

Stiff Little Fingers Live

13/03/2018 , 6:45pm
Meeting upstairs in The Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, City Centre, M1 5NH before heading over to the main menu, The HMV Ritz.
After many studio albums and countless tours, Stiff Little Fingers find themselves more in demand than ever.

Spectacular Classics

18/03/2018 , 2:45pm
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Join David Hasselhoff, star of TVs Knight Rider, Baywatch and Britains Got Talent for an evening of music, laughter and classic TV moments from his illustrious career.

Beauty & The Beast w/Orchestra

23/03/2018 , 7:15pm
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Capturing the hearts and minds of generations old and new with its classic tale of love and enchantment.

Duran Duran and 80s Night

23/03/2018 , 7:30pm
MANCHESTER: The Zombie Shack, 50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester, M1 5NP.
The world's greatest Duran Duran Tribute The DURAN DURAN Experience

Swinging on the River

24/03/2018 , 7pm
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water St, M3 4JQ Manchester.
Take a river cruise with a difference with a night of cool swing & Rat Pack vibes from Russell Shaun.

Lunch & Music @ Albert Schloss

25/03/2018 , 2pm
Albert's Schloss, 27 Peter St, Manchester, M2 5QR.
Come along and join in the friendly cheer with us, we are always friendly and welcoming, you'll soon be right at home before you know it.

Sam Smith

27/03/2018 , 7pm
Meeting outside the front entrance of The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, City Centre, M4 2BS before heading over to the main venue, The Manchester Arena.
Sam Smith announced his 2018 UK Arena Tour – his biggest headline shows to date.

Bridgewater Hall Guided Tour

27/03/2018 , 11am
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Your chance to see behind the scenes at The Bridgewater Hall.

Rush Hour Social

29/03/2018 , 5:30pm
The foyer of The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, City Centre, M2 3WS.
Join us in the Stalls Café Bar and relax with a drink and music by musicians from in and around Greater Manchester.

The Smiths Manchester

31/03/2018 , 2:30pm
Meeting outside Manchester Visitor Information Centre, One Piccadilly Gardens, City Centre, M1 1RG.
Sharper than the Beatles, funkier than the Stones, cleverer than the Who, funnier than Madness, more sensual than Kate Bush, better-looking than Jesus & Mary Chain.

The Stranglers at The Apollo

31/03/2018 , 6:45pm
Inside the O2 Apollo Manchester, Stockport Road, Ardwick Green, M12 6AP.
One of the UKs most exciting, credible and influential British groups, The Stranglers are riding high on the crest of a resurgent wave of popularity.
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