Written by Charley Read / September 13, 2018

Just moved to Manchester? About to start Uni? Love live music? If you answered yes to all three of those (and even if you didn't) take a look at some of the hottest shows happening in your new city 👇

Lil Pump

WHO: Gazzy Garcia aka Lil Pump is an American rapper and record producer best know for his breakout hit "Gucci Gang" 

WHEN & WHERE: Sunday 18th November at Manchester Academy 

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The Vamps

WHO: Tristan, James, Brad and Connor aka The Vamps' big breakthrough came in 2013 when they released their massive hit 'Can We Dance'. Since then they've toured the world and have released THREE albums!

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday 18th Manchester at O2 Apollo

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Becky Hill

WHO: You might recognise Becky from the first season of The Voice UK or from huge tracks such as 'Afterglow', 'Overdrive' and 'Piece Of Me'.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday 9th October at Manchester Academy 2 

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Fickle Friends

WHO: Fickle Friends are a Brighton based indie-pop band made up of Natassja, Jack, Sam, Chris and Jack!

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday 27th October at Manchester Academy 2 

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Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats

WHO: Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats' are a group of Cambridge rockers who draw inspiration from Black Sabbath, The Stooges and Alice Cooper.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday 22nd January at Gorilla

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Tory Lanez

WHO: Daystar Peterson aka Tory Lanez is a Canadian rapper who has collaborated with the likes of Future, Wiz Khalifa and 50 Cent.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 20th September at Victoria Warehouse 

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Hob Dub Time Machine 

WHO: Hot Dub Time Machine is the best party EVER! Dance the night away with Australian DJ Tom Loud as he plays one song from each year starting in 1954 going all the way to 2018.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday 28th September at Band On The Wall 

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The Chats

WHO: The Chats are an Aussie punk-rock band who are best known for their track 'Smoko', with the music video going viral in 2017.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 22nd October at Academy 2

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The LaFontaines

WHO: The LaFontaines are our fave Scottish rockers. You might have seen them at Download, TRNSMT or Reading & Leeds festival!

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 20th September at The Deaf Institute

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Tove Styrke

WHO: Tove Styrke was catapulted into the spotlight when she appeared on Swedish Idol in 2009! Since then she's toured with the likes of Katy Perry and Lorde.

WHEN & WHERE: Monday 29th October at Night And Day 

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Gorgon City 

WHO: The electronic duo are best known for their 2014 anthem 'Ready For Your Love' and have been releasing bangers ever since.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday 1st February at Albert Hall 

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Alan Walker

WHO: Formerly known as DJ Walkzz, Alan Walker is currently ranked #17 on the DJ Mag Top 100 and made his breakthrough is 2015 with his HUGE single 'Faded'.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday 14th December at Albert Hall

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Crown The Empire

WHO: Crown The Empire are metalcore anthem makers who started out as high-school pals posting clips online and have now received over 21 MILLION views on YouTube.

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday 29th September at Academy 2

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Culture Abuse

WHO: Culture Abuse are a kinda grunge, kinda punk, kinda hardcore band who definitely like to party.

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday 24th October at The Star & Garter

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Hunter & The Bear

WHO: The Huffington Post labelled them "The heroes British rock needs right now".

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday 4th October at Gorilla

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Poets Of The Fall

WHO: Poets Of The Fall are a Finnish rock band and are best known for their track 'Carnival of Rust', taken from their 2006 album of the same name.

WHEN & WHERE: Sunday 14th October at Club Academy

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VK Electric ft Tom Zanetti & K.O Kane

WHO: VK Electric is the UK's biggest full moon party! Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean the fun and banter has to stop! The VK Electric… Into The Night tour is bringing the biggest party of the year to you, with an absolutely buzzing line-up led by Tom Zanetti and K.O Kane.

WHEN & WHERE: Friday 21st September at O2 Ritz

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