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Showaddywaddy have long been established as Europe's most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock & roll. The record speaks for itself!
Twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for ‘Best Duo’, husband and wife duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman return to The Met with their latest album Personae.
The star of BBC2's The Mash Report and Live At The Apollo takes to the road with his new show following a sell-out season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
In 1963 Bury Cine Society made 'Portrait of Wednesday', a dramatised documentary film of daily life in the town
Street Shakers Dance, Sports and Fitness Clubs present a night of performances.
Inspired by Liverpool poet Adrian Henri, Horny Handed Tons of Soil fuses poetry with folk, documentary film and theatrical storytelling.
Co-founder of Squeeze, Chris Difford has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits like Cool For Cats, Up The Junction, Labelled With Love, Hourglass and Tempted.
Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over 42 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.
We're welcoming The Secret Sisters to The Met for the first time to offer up the sort of harmonising that only siblings like Laura and Lydia Rogers can achieve.
G2 Definitive Genesis pay tribute to a vintage period in Genesis’ long and colourful history, the four-man “Seconds Out” era, and earlier Peter Gabriel years.
The Met’s First Thursday Comedy Club brings you a hilarious evening of top quality...
Live/Wire is The AC/DC Tribute show. The unique six man tribute to rock music's greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock...
Irish singer-songwriter Declan O'Rourke is acclaimed for his soulful folk and trad inspired music.
Kris Drever is back at The Met to celebrate his latest successes and awards. This performance will be a 'best of' set featuring songs from Kris' first decade along with some new...
Perfect is the touching story of a boy meeting his disabled sister for the first time, with stunning puppetry, original live music and physical theatre from the award-winning Tessa Bide.
For more than 40 years, Andy has been a world music pioneer and icon for traditional music and musicians. Founder member of bands such as Sweeney's Men, Planxty, Patrick Street, Mozaik, and...
A guitarist of formidable talent, Martin Simpson is equally at home playing English or American traditional folk, blues, or his own original compositions.
A tribute to the sixties rock legends.
Join comedy's favourite housewife for her new show about chance and luck.
Mike Sweeney and band Manchester Beat take to the stage in a show packed with 60's classics
BIG is a joyous musical spectacular that will enchant audiences of all ages as it brilliantly brings to life the magic of one of the best-loved movies of all time.
Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra play a razor-sharp mixture of Texas swing, gypsy jazz and hot, humorous country blues, full of character, satire, and good old fashion hollerin'.
Julie Murphy is a singer songwriter, a member of folk innovators fernhill and a powerful solo performer.
Folk music star Sam Lee brings his unique experience of starlit walks in the English woods for outdoor concerts with wild nightingales and special guest musicians to venues across the UK.
Following sell-outs last year and a live album, James Grant is joined by The Hallelujah String Quartet for this very special concert at The Met.
One sordid evening, non-bachelors Kevin and Dave bring two married ladies back to their house for an evening of pre-meditated adultery. But very quickly things do not go according to plan…
Expect expert, energised and astute music making - combined with a good helping of folk, jazz and reggae influences.
Kindled out of Manchester’s thriving music scene, highly respected instrumental quintet Aizle present an inventive mix of infused new and traditional tunes.
Join Aizle in the bar for a relaxed chat and a tune.
High energy jigs combine with songs from the Irish tradition.
Expect energetic instrumental music, inspired by the rich traditions of their native north-east.
Throughout the Big Whistle Festival the Stanley Room bar will be open with sessions before each ticketed show - come early and grab a corner.
Michael McGoldrick is renowned for his hallmark and effortless fusion of traditional, roots and urbanised musical forms.
Mary Gauthier returns to The Met to present moving songs from her tenth album Rifles & Rosary Beads. A Mr Kite Benefit.
Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to perform classic scripts from the award winning BBC Radio 4 show.
Singer Nadine Turner has spent years perfecting her impersonation and performs note-perfect recreations of Kate’s iconic songs. Backed by a band of seasoned professionals who strive for authenticity, this is the closest...
Manc Floyd return to The Met to perform a selection of Pink Floyd classics. The performance will include a spectacular light show and stunning projections – a must see for any Floyd...
Desperado show their respect for this timeless music with the authenticity and accuracy that have become their hallmark.
An evening of the finest contemporary blues from some of the best UK Blues artists, all based in the North!
The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in this brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.
Singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan shares the stories of inspirational women who served in the first world war.
Two of folk music's most highly regarded and celebrated musicians, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot, are joining forces for the first time as a duo.
Marx in Soho imagines Karl Marx is spirited back to contemporary Soho, New York and shows how deeply his original ideas resonate today.
I Am Kloot’s Mercury Prize nominated songwriter John Bramwell returns to The Met to perform songs from his debut solo album Leave Alone The Empty Spaces.
Whole Lotta Led celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Led Zeppelin with a show that includes songs from all of their studio albums.
Are you ready for a sing-a-longa party? The Lancashire Hotpots are back with a brand new show and they want YOU singing along.
An eclectic mix of established international musicians, emerging artists, DJs and family arts come to Ramsbottom Cricket Ground on 14, 15 and 16 September.
Ruby Turner has one of the greatest voices the UK has ever produced
Christine Collister, Melanie Harrold, Julie Matthews, Helen Watson and Chris While are back with a new live album and another opportunity to see their dynamic show.
Based on looks alone, Chatham County Line conjures up a sepia-toned timelessness by huddling...
Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash remain one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock.
One of the world's leading progressive rock bands with a string of critically acclaimed albums under their belts. Look forward to passionate music and a dramatic performance.
Led by The Met’s professional Recording Studio Manager, this course teaches techniques and skills for studio sound recording.
Relax for an hour, as Phil Brown discovers Andy May's remarkable story.
With Emma Sweeney. Get started on one of the most simple yet endearing of all instruments – the old tin whistle.
A workshop that will address the different features of traditional Irish whistle playing, including repertoire, technique and regional playing styles.
An access session specifically for younger people.
With Emma Sweeney. If you can play a simple tune and like to play with others, this workshop is for you.
With Andy May and Sophy Ball of the Andy May Trio. A great opportunity to share in the remarkable repertoire of Andy and Sophy.
Andy May Trio guitarist Ian Stephenson leads an inspiring masterclass focussing on traditional music.
Bring your questions and whistle woes to this informal session.