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Using songs, recorded interviews, found love letters, poetry and stories, Ruth E Cockburn tells a comic tale of Blackpool.
A powerhouse multi-instrumental trio, Vishtèn are flagbearers for their unique Acadian musical tradition throughout the world.
Award-winning harmonica player and blues singer Mat Walklate is joined by exceptional British blues musicians Dr Tom Attah and Alex Haynes.
Jean Genie performs all of David Bowie's big hits.
A fresh-faced, four-piece band emitting new music from the home they call Manchester.
Retro country soul from songwriter Willy Vlautin, Amy Boone (Damnations), Sean Oldham (Richmond Fontaine) and friends.
Sheffield superstar Richard Hawley returns as part of Independent Venue Week 2019.
Featuring John Robertson, Rick Kieswetter, Ignacio Lopez, and Kate McCabe.
Music and spoken-word performance from an unlikely trio of writers and performers.
Jackie Oates is a name synonymous with the reinvigoration of English folk music, beguiling...
Frank's a hard man in a dirty old town. He's taken on some of the hardest that have ever drew breath, they've all ended up broken... or buried.
Seventeen-year-old Callum is proud to be shy and he thinks you should be too, because what this noisy, crazy world really needs right now is some more self-restraint.
Northern joker Justin Moorhouse returns to The Met with his latest hilarious show.
Beth Rowley comes to The Met with songs from her new album Gota Fría.
The Jerseys pay tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons performing hits including Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and Ragdoll.
The award-winning band celebrate their twentieth anniversary in 2019 with a new live album and globe-spanning tour.
Blue Rose Code is Scottish singer and songwriter Ross Wilson. He has been compared to John Martyn, Van Morrison and Tom Waits.
Inspired by the story by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant tells a tale of an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes. Ages 3+.
Morgan and West present magic and mayhem for ages five to 105!
Stephen Bailey is back at The Met with his brand-new show Our Kid – a story full of Northern warmth, some working-class guilt and a bit of blue.
Morgan and West amaze and astound with their mind boggling magic!
Blues legends Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher celebrate their fortieth year together.
This brand-new play, inspired by Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray, examines masculinity, the body, ageing and ways of looking.
This new show co-written by and starring comedy legend Jimmy Cricket promises a hilarious look at the end of an era of British comedy.
Two time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar combine Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar with the Algar’s championship-winning fiddle.
Scottish folk pioneers Lau return to The Met.
Shifting Sands update Gogol’s classic satire to present a hilarious, accessible comedy.
Lioness provide an authentic tribute to the precocious talent of Amy Winehouse.
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle return with their own special blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.
Come and join Gomez and Morticia as PADOS Youth Theatre Group presents the ghoulish Addams Family.
Featuring Daliso Chaponda and Jonathan Mayor.
A concert in two halves featuring acoustic and electric interpretations of songs from Nick Bold.
Former Bellowhead front-man Jon Boden comes to The Met with songs from his new album Afterglow.
Legendary heroes, psychotic dragons and randy gods collide in this hilariously unforgettable journey.
We are thrilled to be hosting Urban Theory to The Met for their first ever headline show in their hometown.
If you’re a fan of Martha Reeves, The Marvelettes, The Temptations, The Supremes or Marvin Gaye, you won't want to miss this authentic recreation of Tamla Motown.
Skilfully performed instrumental music from two of Scotland’s most prominent folk musicians.
Ana Silvera’s folk and bluegrass tinged tunes are lyrical, intimate and emotive. She comes to The Met with songs from her latest release, alt-folk song cycle Oracles.
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Hope and Social are renowned for making every gig an event; a band who...
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee comes to The Met with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.
Prince tribute EndorphinMachine are a nine-piece band dedicated to one of the most talented artists and astonishing live performers the world has seen.
A brand new Bury Cine Society show featuring footage not seen since the 1970s and fresh material recorded in the last eighteen months.
Karen Matheson is best known as the lead singer of internationally-renowned Celtic supergroup Capercaillie.
The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over forty three years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.
Broadcasting legend Mike Sweeney and his Manchester Beat take to the stage in a show packed with '60s classics.
Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection.
The Lindisfarne Story is an affectionate and enthusiastic celebration of one of the UK's most original and successful groups.
Jim Cartwright revisits the scene of Two, his classic play about life in a northern pub. Time may have passed but the pub is still standing - just.
Featuring Chris Leworthy, Noel James and Jack Carrol.
“He’s got two Dads, my lad. One’s black. That makes him black. I suppose.” A punchy and poetic exploration of family, race, identity and love.
Two critically acclaimed folk and roots artists collaborate on songwriting for the first time.
Singer songwriter Tom Russell returns to The Met with his new album.
Rescheduled from March 8. Emily and Hazel Askew are known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of English folk music.
Suitable for beginners wanting to learn more about playing the harmonica.
A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate.
The Met’s community jazz orchestra led by Munch Manship welcomes all musicians of at...
Led by The Met’s professional Recording Studio Manager, this course teaches techniques and skills for studio sound recording.
Suitable for more advanced players wanting to learn more about playing the harmonica.
For adults of all ages and abilities. Learn to play this accessible, fun and...
Supporting those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or memory loss and their carers or supporters. Memory...
The ALFA Metzo Junior Choir is a choir for ages 7-12 years. This workshop...
Learn to play the guitar in these weekly lessons with experienced tutor Terry Moses.
A choir for adults with some, little or no prior experience of choral singing. The group will be singing a range of genres and styles including contemporary, gospel, jazz, soul and music...
The Met’s youth theatre is available in two sessions. Discover – Sessions 4.30pm-5.30pm For...