Hey! Manchester promotes gigs by folk, Americana and experimental bands from around the world in Manchester, England. Read more here, see below for our latest shows, check out our previous shows, contact us, or join our mailing list, above.

Upcoming shows: Vetiver... La Luz... Francis Lung... John Francis Flynn... Jenny Hval... Ben Caplan... Advance Base + Karima Walker... Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel... Xenia Rubinos... Lael Neale... Will Samson... The Handsome Family... Rory Butler... Dana Gavanski... Charles Watson... Penguin Cafe... Curtis Eller... Ólafur Arnalds... Poppy Ackroyd... Pet Deaths... Polly Paulusma... The Dears... The Sheepdogs... The Burning Hell... Freya Beer... Angel Olsen... The Unthanks... Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra... Grandbrothers... John Craigie... Dustin O’Halloran... Plastic Mermaids... Dan Mangan... Josh Rouse... Julie Odell... Heartless Bastards... Alice Boman... Skinny Lister... Jesca Hoop... Stars... Rachel Baiman...

Hey! Manchester’s 15th birthday

It certainly doesn’t feel like five years since we celebrated our 10th birthday – but the calendar doesn’t lie! On 15 February 2006 we excitedly welcomed Jens Lekman, Bill Wells and Vinny Peculiar to The Kings Arms for our first ever show. It sold out, everyone had a great night and we never looked back.

We’re celebrating this milestone today by giving away a pair of tickets to each of our 36 upcoming shows listed above (as and when they do finally happen). So to be in with a chance of seeing Andy Shauf, Erland Cooper, Joan Shelley, The Lovely Eggs, BC Camplight, Brendan Benson, Penguin Cafe, The Handsome Family, The Beths, Smoke Fairies and more for free, simply fill in the form below and then keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages for the results – we’ll be announcing six winners each day, starting on Thursday 18 February. Good luck!

PLEASE NOTE: This competition has now ended and the winners are being notified via email.


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