Find out which hot gig tickets have gone on sale
AS we’ve just had the final Bank Holiday weekend until CHRISTMAS, it would seem that we all need something to distract ourselves.
Fear not, as there’s plenty to get excited about over the coming months.
Tickets for The Overtones and MNEK have gone on sale, as well as an extra date added to George Ezra’s upcoming arena tour.
Plus, there’s gigs for Spanish indie-rock girl band Hinds, Australian band John Butler Trio, American rock band The Magpie Salute and an evening of Carnival Sounds at Band On The Wall.
Read on for all the important dates for your diary and booking details. The Overtones, Manchester Bridgewater Hall December 10, 2018 THE London-based vocal harmony group are returning to the Bridgewater Hall for their annual Christmas concert. This will be the first tour that The Overtones embark upon as a four, following the tragic death of fellow band mate Timmy Matley earlier this year.
Their upcoming album, which will be released on October 19, features songs written and performed by the group as a five. Tickets went on sale last Friday from Gigs and Tours, Ticketmaster, Live Nation, Bridgewater Hall and Ents24. MNEK, Gorilla October 9 2018 IN support of his highly-anticipated, debut solo album Language, MNEK is coming to Manchester’s Gorilla this autumn.
This hugely talented singer-songwriter and record producer has worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Dua Lipa, to name but a few. MNEK’s solo work takes influences from R&B, pop, dance and soul, and often tackles issues relating to LGBT and black communities. Tickets on sale since last Friday from Gigs and Tours, Ticketmaster and See Tickets. George Ezra, Manchester Arena March 23 2019 MORE George Ezra fans can get their fill, as the pop sensation has added a second Manchester date to his UK tour next year.
He will play the Manchester Arena for two consecutive Saturday nights in March as part of his first headline UK arena tour. Ezra’s number 1 album Staying at Tamara’s is the biggest selling album of the year so far and remains at number 5 in the Official Charts.
Tickets are on sale now via Gigs and Tours, Eventim, Ticketmaster and See Tickets. Hinds, Academy 2 November 13 2018 THIS all-female, Spanish indie rock band from Madrid are returning to Manchester for their second show this year after performing at Gorilla in April.
The Manchester show forms part of an extensive World Tour which includes shows in the US, Japan and more across Europe. Tickets are on sale now via Manchester Academy, Ticketmaster and See Tickets. John Butler Trio, Albert Hall October 12 2018 ONE of Australia’s biggest acts, John Butler Trio, is coming to Manchester’s Albert Hall in October as part of a UK tour. The band is synonymous with a heavy acoustic sound and campaigning global issues of equality and conservationism. The upcoming album Home will be released the day before the Manchester show on October 11. Tickets on sale now from See Tickets. The Magpie Salute, Academy 2 December 3 2018 THIS American rock band formed in 2016 by former Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson is performing at Academy 2 for their debut Manchester gig.
The Magpie Salute will arrive in the UK on the back of an extensive tour in the United States and Europe.
The tour celebrates their recent debut studio album High Water 1, which was released earlier this month.
Tickets are on sale now from Manchester Academy, Ents24, Ticketmaster and Eventim. Don Letts Carnival Sound ft. Grooverider + MC Kwasi, Band On The Wall September 21 2018
Manchester’s Caribbean Carnival might be over, but the Carnival Sounds are returning to the city in a few weeks’ time courtesy of Don Letts.
The BBC 6 Music presenter, DJ, filmmaker and all-round Reggae legend returns to Band On The Wall this September for a new series of clubnights curated by the man himself.
Don Letts is joined by drum ‘n’ bass DJ Grooverider and Mr Scruff’s right hand man MC Kwasi for a night of reggae, funk, disco, soul and hip hop.
Tickets are on sale now from Band On The Wall.