This page lists all the live and streaming events currently planned to go ahead as The Met brings live audiences back to the building. You can book now for the shows below, or view the full What’s On to also see shows which have been cancelled or rescheduled due to the pandemic.

Currently, all events until May 2021 are on sale with limited capacities and social distancing measures in place. Events from June 2021 are currently available at full capacities. If any of these events should subsequently be cancelled, for whatever reason, we will get in touch with ticket buyers to offer them a full refund.

 

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BMAA Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Bury Metropolitan Arts Association (BMAA), the charity which operates The Met.

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Chris While and Julie Matthews’ Virtual Christmas

A virtual evening of Christmas folk classics. Tickets are available to watch at home.

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The Seashell Stew

A festive show in a box for you and your family to enjoy at home.

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  • Thu 24 Dec 8:00 PM

McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle’s Christmas at Home

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle have recorded a very special Christmas show at The Met to be streamed into the homes of people the length and breadth of the UK.

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First Thursday Comedy

Enjoy a fantastic evening of live comedy, featuring Simon Lomas, Tez Ilyas, and of course the unforgettable Justin Moorhouse. Rescheduled from Thursday 3 December.

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astrid

Duo Astrid come to The Met to play material from their new EP Storm Sessions. Rescheduled from Thursday 25 June 2020.

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Jack Lukeman

Jack Lukeman is an Irish singer-songwriter, performer, and raconteur. Rescheduled from Saturday 23 May 2020.

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Harley, Kimbro, Lewis

British blues guitarist Martin Harley joins forces with Grammy-nominated Tennessee musician Daniel Kimbro and Nashville singer-songwriter Sam Lewis.

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Joshua Burnside

Deftly blends alt-folk and elements of the Irish folk song tradition with South American rhythms and Eastern European influences.

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Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Best known as a member of Bellowhead, singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player comes to The Met with her new band. Rescheduled from Thursday 26 March 2020.

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The Golden Valley with Bury Cine Society

Archive film of the six townships of Bury Metropolitan Borough as they were thirty years ago. Rescheduled from Wednesday 18 March 2020 and Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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Kevin Montgomery

Nashville singer-songwriter Kevin Montgomery returns to The Met. Rescheduled from Wednesday 1 April 2020 and Friday 4 December 2020.

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Strangefish

Six-piece Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish play songs from their new album The Spotlight Effect. Rescheduled from 4 April 2020 and 26 September 2020.

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Harp and a Monkey

Award-winning modern folk trio Harp and a Monkey specialise in poignant, humorous and melodic songs and stories (traditional and original) about life, love and remembrance. Rescheduled from Friday 12 June 2020.

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Grace Petrie and The Resistance Band

Grace Petrie returns with her uniquely warm and witty take on life, love and politics. Rescheduled from Friday 2 October 2020.

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Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

This sublime, critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians –...

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Desperado (Eagles Tribute)

A two hour journey through your favourite Eagles songs from their first beginnings to their final album. Rescheduled from 2 May 2020 and 22 August 2020.

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The Secret Sisters

Grammy-nominated duo The Secret Sisters arrive with their fourth album Saturn Return. This event has been rescheduled from Thursday 11 June 2020 and Sunday 24 January 2021.

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A Night at the Musicals

Your favourite songs from the musicals, including Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, and Miss Saigon. Rescheduled from 12 & 13 June 2020.

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The Wedding Present

Idiosyncratic post-punk legends. Rescheduled from Saturday 27 June and Thursday 17 September.

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Toyah

Toyah will perform her loved hit singles and classic songs, alongside recalling stories from her colourful, forty year career. Rescheduled from 20 February 2021.

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My Fair Lady

All Saint's (Elton) AOS present Lerner and Loewe’s much loved musical My Fair Lady. Rescheduled from July 2020.

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Jason Manford: Like Me – Work in Progress

Jason Manford brings his new show Like Me to The Met for three 'Work In Progress' performances. Rescheduled from September 2020 and January 2021.

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The Navy Lark

Classic radio comedy The Navy Lark comes live to the stage for the first time in over sixty years. Rescheduled from Thursday 16 April 2020 and Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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Whole Lotta Led

Whole Lotta Led are five musicians dedicated to performing the music of Led Zeppelin with skill, passion and respect. Rescheduled from 26 September 2020.

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Pink Floydian in concert

One of the finest and most authentic Pink Floyd tributes in the UK. Rescheduled from Saturday 10 October 2020.

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The Word Is Terry Christian

Join Terry Christian for a celebration of The Word, Channel 4's iconic and quintessentially nineties TV show. Rescheduled from Friday 16 October 2020.

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A Foreigners Journey

A five-piece live tribute to Foreigner and Journey. Rescheduled from Saturday 30 May 2020.

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  • Thu 23 Sep 2021 7:30 PM

Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland's greatest living female voice. Rescheduled from Friday 18 September 2020.

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Some Kinda Wonderful: The Music of Stevie Wonder

A celebration of the genius of Stevie Wonder, featuring Noel McCalla and Derek Nash. Rescheduled from 17 October 2020.

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John McCusker

John McCusker comes to The Met this September to play a very special concert in celebration of his thirtieth anniversary as a professional musician.

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Mad Dog Mcrea

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. Rescheduled from Saturday 3 October 2020.

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore comes to The Met as part of her first ever tour performing completely solo. Rescheduled from Wednesday 7 October 2020.

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Hope & Social

Anthemic songs, infectious melodies and a formidable live experience. Rescheduled from Friday 1 May 2020 and Sunday 4 October 2020.

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That Joe Payne

Joe Payne showcases his debut solo album with an audio-visual extravaganza, accompanied by his full band. Rescheduled from Saturday 23 May 2020 and Friday 28 August 2020.

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Karine Polwart

Seven-times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Karine Polwart is a songwriter, musician, theatre maker, and author.

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Caravan

Caravan are considered by many to be the undisputed, unsung heroes of the British Prog movement. Rescheduled from Friday 23 October 2020.

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Old Sea Legs

Old Sea Legs is the new solo project of folk troubadour and pop pioneer Ian Bermingham, best known as the frontman of Dublin quintet The Eskies.

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The Stumble

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b. Rescheduled from Saturday 31 October 2020.

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Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash are one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock. Rescheduled from 24 October 2020.

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G2 Definitive Genesis

G2 Definitive Genesis pay tribute to Genesis’ four-man “Seconds Out” era, whilst also dipping back into the earlier Gabriel years. Rescheduled from Saturday 21 March 2020 and Saturday 29 August 2020.

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Skerryvore

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music. Rescheduled from 26 November 2020.

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The Blockheads

The band that brought you Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, plus many others. Rescheduled from Friday 20 March and Thursday 15 October.

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IQ

One of the world’s leading progressive rock bands, IQ are known for their passionate music and dramatic live shows. Rescheduled from 12 & 13 February 2021.

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Livewire: The AC/DC Show

The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to AC/DC returns to The Met. Rescheduled from Friday 26 June 2020 and Friday 8 January 2021.

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