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Hope and Social are renowned for making every gig an event; a band who...
Prince tribute EndorphinMachine are a nine-piece band dedicated to one of the most talented artists and astonishing live performers the world has seen.
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.
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.
Canadian folk-pop featuring perfect harmonies and pure pop melodies.
Eleanor McEvoy is one of Irish music's biggest stars. Her song Only A Woman’s Heart was the title track of the best-selling Irish album in Irish history.
The Met’s community jazz orchestra, led by acclaimed saxophonist Munch Manship, perform a highly seasoned mix of the best foot-tapping jazz.
Join Bury Pride's first ever Rainbow Train on a trip from Bury to Rawtenstall and back. With music from Jess Kemp and Miss Vivienne Lynsey.
Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers.
Glasgow based folk-singer, songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings performs material from her much-awaited second album Those Who Roam, featuring songs under the theme of journeys.
Singer-songwriter Nick Heyward comes to The Met with an intimate acoustic show, featuring hits from Haircut 100 to today.
Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans.
An evening of powerful, poignant and hilarious songs about the ordinary and extraordinary lives we share.
This event has been re-scheduled to October 17.
G2 perform classic 1970's Genesis from the 'Seconds Out' era and earlier Gabriel years.
In this concert children from Bury perform material inspired by Bizet's opera Carmen.
Inspired by his violin, carved but never finished by Richard Howard in 1915, Sam Sweeney has created a live show and album of instrumental music inspired by the Great War.
James Grant is one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced.
A two hour journey through your favourite Eagles songs from their first beginnings to their final album.
This special show will see Heather performing old tracks as never been seen before and fresh material from new album Hey Mayhem.
Nidd are a trio of young musicians from Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
An electrifying mix of original virtuosic instrumentals, haunting melodies, vivid storytelling and their unique take on old and new folk songs. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
In this interview with Phil Brown, Michael Walsh journeys from learning the whistle in the ’70s to his research on Asturian folk music. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
The band is steeped in the Irish tradition and exude an enthusiasm which is constantly shared by audience members wherever they perform. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Their career trajectory in the relatively short time they have been together has been nothing less than sensational. Acclaim commenced with the coveted BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2015. Part...
A Peatbog Faeries gig is an unforgettable experience that invariably results in euphoric audience response. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Breakfast chat, stories and music with a Peatbog Faeries legend; Peter Morrison. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Fara's music combines the unique fiddle tradition of the Orkney islands with contemporary and original songs and tunes. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth Salter have each been a presence on the UK folk scene for a number of years and now they're back for Big Whistle Festival 2019!
In this first of four Kaleidoscope Music Memes shows Luke Daniels is joined by South African cellist Abel Selaocoe. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Flook's music features precise acoustic grooves and soaring improvisation, all topped off with impeccable stage presentation. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
A Celebration of Cilla Black and The Beatles.
Featuring the guitars of Al Haynes and Tom Attah, the jaw-dropping voice of Kyla Brox and the harmonica of Mat Walklate.
My Darling Clementine return to The Met following the release in 2017 of their critically acclaimed third album Still Testifying.
Nova Scotia's folk powerhouse Còig are one of today’s most exciting new north-american celtic groups.
Tribute band Whole Lotta Led celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the release of classic album Led Zeppelin II.
Eric Bell was the original guitarist and songwriter with iconic ’70s rock band Thin Lizzy.
Cara Dillon visits The Met in an enviable position at the very top of her genre.
Both Sides Now celebrate the music of Joni Mitchell in a performance of some of her best-loved songs.
Tribute band The Doors Alive are widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960's rock gods in the world today.
Gordie MacKeeman exemplifies the term natural showman. An ace fiddle player nicknamed “crazy legs” for his frenetic loose-limbed step- dancing, he just loves to perform.
The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Paul Simon, through the years as one half of Simon and Garfunkel, to the enduring success of his solo career.
The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to AC/DC returns to The Met.
Original blues influenced by Little Feat, The Band, Robert Cray, T-Bone Walker and '60s surf-guitar master Dick Dale.
Award-winning Greater Manchester-based experimental folk and storytelling trio who specialise in poignant, humorous and melodic short stories about life, love and remembrance.
Hue and Cry celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of their classic live album Bitter Suite.
Larger than life La Voix dazzles with her incredible voice, natural wit and hilarious impersonations.
Two of the UK's best tribute bands combine forces.
With this tour, Nell Bryden has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King.
Colibrí Mexican Folkdance UK are an established dance troupe of native Mexicans. This vibrant show features authentic music, dances and costumes from various regions of this amazing country.
Dale Storr is the UK’s leading exponent of New Orleans piano. Get ready for an emotional rollercoaster ride of the music and tales of the great New Orleans piano players.
A seven-piece north-west band who celebrate the magical music of Pink Floyd.
A unique and sublime mix of chart-topping, self-penned songs and powerful bagpipe, fiddle and accordion-led tune sets.
A journey from Genesis‘ early Peter Gabriel years, through the Phil Collins era of the ’70s and ’80s and right up to their final studio album.
The legendary Irish accordion maestro is joined Senegal's Seckou Keita for this special show at The Met.
Blue Rose Code is Scottish singer and songwriter Ross Wilson. He has been compared to John Martyn, Van Morrison and Tom Waits.
A rare appearance from the Lancastrian folk legends; an evening of dry wit and song with lashings of humour to spare.
Fleetwood Bac are one of the world’s best Fleetwood Mac tribute bands.
Somewhere between jazz, folk, gospel and Americana there is an area of music that doesn’t have a name. Kirsty McGee has spent the past fifteen years mapping this place.
A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b, The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past twenty years.
It’s a remarkable milestone few bands have achieved… Fifty years of continual touring and recording… and always at the highest level.