Manchester has something on offer for every kind of music fan. The variety of concert venues range from the Manchester Arena (Europe’s busiest indoor concert venue), the City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester Central to more intimate venues such as the Manchester Apollo and Night and Day.
There is also a vast range of classical concerts to choose from, from the Hallé Orchestra based at the architecturally stunning Bridgewater Hall, the Manchester Camerata at the Royal Northern College of Music and the BBC’s Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Performing Arts
Greater Manchester is home to no fewer then thirteen theatres, creating the UK’s best repertory theatre scene outside London. Top touring companies come from far and wide to perform at Manchester’s wide range of venues, including the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Opera House and the Palace Theatre.
Across the city region local theatres offer a wide range of entertainments, from performances by touring companies to local amateur dramatic societies.