Manchester Academy

Manchester Academy 4 independent music venues in the heart of The University of Manchester campus. Please call 0161 275 2930 to check opening hours during holiday periods.
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Tickets are available from Manchester Students' Union helpdesk:

During University term time opening times are 9am-10pm Mon-Fri, 10am-10pm Saturday and 12pm-6pm Sunday. For accessibility information please check here
https://www.manchesteracademy.net/info/accessibility or
call reception on 0161 275 2930 or email [email protected]. Follow us here

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For unsigned band bookings email [email protected] (Please note this contact is for unsigned band bookings only, All other questions regarding the venue please call 0161 275 2930)

πŸ”₯ Dead Men Walking are heading to Manchester Academy 2 on Friday 2nd February, promoting their band debut studio album '...
03/01/2024

πŸ”₯ Dead Men Walking are heading to Manchester Academy 2 on Friday 2nd February, promoting their band debut studio album 'Freedom- It Ain't On The Rise'!

🎸 Founding DMW member Kirk Brandon (Spear of Destiny/Theatre of Hate) will once again be joined by heralded rhythm section Segs and Ruffy from The Ruts on acoustic bass, percussion and vocals, completing the line up Jake Burns, legendary frontman of Stiff Little Fingers, will also be bringing his guitar, songs, and stories.

πŸ’Ώ With a massive catalogue of songs to choose from this amazing DMW line-up deliver a raw stripped back interpretation of a whole host of classic tracks from their respective iconic albums and singles!

🎟️Get your tickets now via https://buff.ly/3tI0vGX (limited unreserved seating and standing available)

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 24 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… It's Christmas eve... and have we got the best present you could ask for today! WIN guestli...
24/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 24 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… It's Christmas eve... and have we got the best present you could ask for today! WIN guestlist tickets for FIVE, yes, FIVE Manchester Academy shows in 2024*!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with the gig you're most looking forward to in 2024!

❄️ Winner announced on in the new year. Thanks for playing and hope you have a very merry Christmas from everyone at Manchester Academy!

*Restrictions may apply

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 23 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Forget the man in the red suit, you could be winning a visit from the Godfathers of Drum & ...
23/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 23 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Forget the man in the red suit, you could be winning a visit from the Godfathers of Drum & Bass this Christmas! WIN 2 tickets to Fabio & Grooverider and the Outlook Orchestra on Saturday 13th January in Manchester Academy! Guaranteed to get rid of those January blues 🎡

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite DnB track

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3H3JtWZ

❄️ Winner announced in the new year, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 22 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… He's hitchhiked his way on Santa's sleigh direct from Nashville to Manchester to give you a...
22/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 22 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… He's hitchhiked his way on Santa's sleigh direct from Nashville to Manchester to give you a night to remember! WIN 2 tickets to the Cody Pennington Country Show on Friday 3rd May 2024 in Manchester Academy 2!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Country tune 🀠

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3RIwHmx

❄️ Winner announced in the new year, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 21 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… If there is one sort of gift that's better than a Christmas present, it must be a Wedding P...
21/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 21 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… If there is one sort of gift that's better than a Christmas present, it must be a Wedding Present! WIN 2 tickets to The Wedding Present on Friday 24th May 2024 in Manchester Academy 2!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with the best present you have ever received!

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/41qh9XR

❄️ Winner announced in the new year, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 20 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Do you have a synthesiser and some black eyeliner on your Christmas list? WIN 2 tickets to ...
20/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 20 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Do you have a synthesiser and some black eyeliner on your Christmas list? WIN 2 tickets to Tubeway Days - The Gary Numan Live Experience 1979/80 on Saturday 9th September 2024 in Manchester Academy 3!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Gary Numan song!

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3RI91Pc

❄️ Winner announced on Thursday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 19 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… If you were lucky enough to receive Dickies & a snapback for Christmas, you'll have somewhe...
19/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 19 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… If you were lucky enough to receive Dickies & a snapback for Christmas, you'll have somewhere to wear them to with this prize! WIN 2 tickets to Slam Dunk Winter Jam Tour feat. Zebrahead, Teenage Bottlerocket & [spunge] in Manchester Academy 2 on Friday 19th January 2024!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite pop-punk song!

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/470lFNS

❄️ Winner announced on Wednesday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 18 πŸŽ„πŸŽ…  Does Christmas give you that warm, fozzy feeling? WIN 2 tickets to Fozzy in Manchester Aca...
18/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 18 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Does Christmas give you that warm, fozzy feeling? WIN 2 tickets to Fozzy in Manchester Academy 2 on Sunday 18th February 2024!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with the gig you're looking forward to the most in 2024!

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3TsP2pi

❄️ Winner announced on Tuesday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 17 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Need something to look forward to in the new year? WIN 2 tickets to Grace Petrie at Manches...
17/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 17 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Need something to look forward to in the new year? WIN 2 tickets to Grace Petrie at Manchester Academy 2 on Saturday 24th February 2024!

TO ENTER:
🎁 Follow us on Instagram () + Twitter ()
🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite party food!

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/46J9Hbx

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

Showtimes for Absolva - tickets available on the door for Β£15!
16/12/2023

Showtimes for Absolva - tickets available on the door for Β£15!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 16 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… WIN 1 case of Academy IPA, our very own blonde IPA hybrid, brewed by a local independent br...
16/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 16 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… WIN 1 case of Academy IPA, our very own blonde IPA hybrid, brewed by a local independent brewery.* Its gluten free & vegan too!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your go-to gig drink πŸ₯€

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

* To be collected from 532 Bar + Kitchen. ID required upon collection.

Times for tonight’s The Sweet show…£35 on the door.
15/12/2023

Times for tonight’s The Sweet show…

Β£35 on the door.

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 15 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… This one is for anyone who screams the house down when they see their presents on Christmas...
15/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 15 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… This one is for anyone who screams the house down when they see their presents on Christmas morning... WIN 2 tickets to Slaughter to Prevail in Manchester Academy on Sunday 14th January 2024 🀘

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with the best gig you've seen at Manchester Academy 🐝

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3Tt3Fcf

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 14 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Need the perfect gift for a Sk8ter Boi this Christmas? WIN 2 tickets to Emofest, the greate...
14/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 14 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Need the perfect gift for a Sk8ter Boi this Christmas? WIN 2 tickets to Emofest, the greatest tribute night to the music that was never just a phase, hitting Manchester Academy 2 on Saturday 2nd March 2024! Expect teenage nostalgia featuring all your biggest emo songs in existence!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite emo song πŸ–€

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/46J9Hbx

❄️ Winner announced on Friday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 13 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Can you fit a Christmas cracker hat on your head when you've got a mohawk? WIN 2 tickets to...
13/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 13 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Can you fit a Christmas cracker hat on your head when you've got a mohawk? WIN 2 tickets to North West Calling taking over Manchester Academy on Saturday 1st June 2024, featuring The Exploited, Buzzcocks, Cockney Rejects & loads more!

TO ENTER:
🎁 Follow us on Instagram () + Twitter ()
🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite punk band 🧷

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3TgIcDf

❄️ Winner announced on Thursday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

Times for tonight’s Helmet show…No supportΒ£30 on the door.
12/12/2023

Times for tonight’s Helmet show…

No support

Β£30 on the door.

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 12 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Smells like Christmas morning! WIN 2 tickets for Elvana, the world's finest Elvis fronted t...
12/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 12 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Smells like Christmas morning! WIN 2 tickets for Elvana, the world's finest Elvis fronted tribute to Nirvana on Friday 29th March 2024 in Manchester Academy!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Nirvana song 🎡

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3GtnuYZ

❄️ Winner announced on Wednesday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 11 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Are you waiting for Father Christmas to travel through time and space to deliver your prese...
11/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 11 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Are you waiting for Father Christmas to travel through time and space to deliver your presents on Christmas eve? WIN 2 tickets to the legendary Hawkwind on Thursday 4th April 2024 in Manchester Academy!

TO ENTER:
🎁 Follow us on Instagram () + Twitter ()
🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with what you want for Christmas 🎁

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3uQOr6e

❄️ Winner announced on Tuesday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 10 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… What says Christmas more than the best Japanese metal band there is? Well, quite a lot - bu...
10/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 10 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… What says Christmas more than the best Japanese metal band there is? Well, quite a lot - but that's besides the point! WIN 2 tickets to Esprit D'Air playing Manchester Academy 3 on Tuesday 20th February 2024!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite metal song 🀘

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/415amTv

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 9 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… Let's face it, Christmas is a time for eating as much as is humanly possible. With that in m...
09/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 9 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… Let's face it, Christmas is a time for eating as much as is humanly possible. With that in mind, today you can WIN 2 pizzas πŸ• and a bottle of wine 🍷 at our very own 532 Bar + Kitchen!*

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Christmas tipple🍸

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

* To be redeemed within the next 6 months - ID required

Times for tonight’s Therapy? Show…£30 on the door.
08/12/2023

Times for tonight’s Therapy? Show…

Β£30 on the door.

Showtimes for A Tribute to Manchester tonight - this show is SOLD OUT
08/12/2023

Showtimes for A Tribute to Manchester tonight - this show is SOLD OUT

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 8 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… We're rockin' around the Christmas tree for this prize! WIN 2 tickets to Buckcherry on Sunda...
08/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 8 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… We're rockin' around the Christmas tree for this prize! WIN 2 tickets to Buckcherry on Sunday 28th January in Manchester Club Academy!

TO ENTER:
🎁 Follow us on Instagram () + Twitter ()
🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Christmas movie 🎞️

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/47ye8qO

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 7 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets to Punk Rock Factory in Manchester Academy on Sunday 17th November 2024! Bring...
07/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 7 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets to Punk Rock Factory in Manchester Academy on Sunday 17th November 2024! Bringing you all the best punk rock covers, this one is definitely the Christmas present you've been looking for!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite cover song

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3uDhRop

❄️ Winner announced on Monday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 6 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets for the magnetic synth-pop superstar Alison Goldfrapp on Friday 23rd February ...
06/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 6 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets for the magnetic synth-pop superstar Alison Goldfrapp on Friday 23rd February in Manchester Academy!
TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your favourite Christmas chocolate 🍫

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/47Fd9oK

❄️ Winner announced on Thursday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

05/12/2023

Doors for tonight’s Mist show will be at 7.30pm and the event will be finished by 11pm.

Tickets available for Β£27.50.

Times for tonight’s DaΓ°i Freyr show…£27.50 on the door.
05/12/2023

Times for tonight’s DaΓ°i Freyr show…

Β£27.50 on the door.

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 5 πŸŽ„πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets for the hilarious Vir Das who is heading to Manchester Academy on Thursday 14t...
05/12/2023

πŸŽ„ ADVENT CALENDAR: DAY 5 πŸŽ„

πŸŽ… WIN 2 tickets for the hilarious Vir Das who is heading to Manchester Academy on Thursday 14th December! Just 2 weeks ago, Vir won the International Emmy for Comedy for his Netflix comedy special, Vir Das: Landing - what a Christmas present that is!

TO ENTER:
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🎁 Like this post, tag your gig buddy and comment with your best Christmas cracker joke (the cheesiest πŸ§€ the better!)

🎟️ Don't want to chance it? Tickets available here - https://buff.ly/3sXJtnO

❄️ Winner announced on Wednesday, make sure you come back tomorrow for more prizes!

Showtimes for The Used - tickets available on the door for Β£30!
04/12/2023

Showtimes for The Used - tickets available on the door for Β£30!

Address

Oxford Road
Manchester
M139PR

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 10:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 10:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 10:30pm
Thursday 8am - 10:30pm
Friday 8am - 10:30pm

Telephone

0161 275 2930

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Tickets are available without booking fee from Manchester Students' Union β€˜Ask It’ desk. During University term-time, opening times are:

8am- 10pm Mon- Fri

10am-10pm Saturday

12pm-6pm Sunday Please call 0161 275 2930 to check opening hours during holiday periods. For accessibility information please check here https://www.manchesteracademy.net/info/accessibility or call reception on 0161 275 2930 or email [email protected]. Follow us here: Twitter @MancAcademy Instagram @ManchesterAcademy Snapchat @MancAcad For unsigned band bookings email [email protected] (Please note this contact is for unsigned band bookings only, All other questions regarding the venue please call 0161 275 2930)

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