The entertainment scene in Manchester has a lot to offer. With a venue to suit everyone’s musical taste, there’s always live music and a cold drink to enjoy.
If you’re wondering where to begin when planning your night out in Manchester, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are five groovy spots to enjoy live music in Manchester.
The Blues Kitchen
The Blues Kitchen has a jam-packed schedule of live music, perfectly complemented by a range of delicious cocktails and tasty food. From beers, bourbon and blues, to DJs and live music until the early hours of the morning, The Blues Kitchen has a wide selection of entertainment to offer.
The Blues Kitchen even rents space for a private function – we recommend the beautiful 1950s airstream caravan!
Escape to Freight Island
Escape to Freight Island is a hot new spot in Manchester, boasting an inspiring urban design. As the name suggests, the venue is carved from a freight depot and is packed with amazing food, drinks and entertainment. The venue hosts a range of different music, from local DJs to international artists and live bands.
YES is open every day from 12pm, showcasing a range of musical acts in either their Pink Room or Basement. The popular venue also has a roof terrace, beer garden and a fun ambience to meet up with your friends. Make sure that you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!
Bunny Jackson’s Juke Joint
The self-proclaimed “best dive bar in the world”, Bunny Jackson’s Juke Joint serves cold beer, frozen margaritas, live music and good times. Open until 3 am each morning, the venue also offers live music throughout the week to enjoy while you throw darts or shoot pool – just be warned that it’s loud!
Night & Day
Night & Day play live music, hosts exhibitions, and serves tasty food. Handing the stage to a variety of different musicians, you can expect the soulful sound of jazz or upbeat rock ‘n roll. Make sure that you go hungry because their pizza is unbeatable!
Do you consider yourself an undercover musician? Perhaps you have your own jazz band and you’re looking to play at one of these popular live music venues?
The good news is that if you are a musician and need space to store your gear, we’ve got you covered. At Storage World, we offer conveniently located facilities across Manchester, providing a safe and secure space to store your music equipment – and maybe even get a few hours of practice in!