Manchester Academy Articles

YESSIE: In conversation with Jessie Reyez

YESSIE: In conversation with Jessie Reyez

Ahead of her gig at Manchester Academy, Jessie Reyez talks to The Mancunion about her sudden breakthrough, writing hit songs for other artists, and Latin representation
Live review: Pierce the Veil at Manchester Academy

Live review: Pierce the Veil at Manchester Academy

Pierce the Veil make a triumphant return to Manchester in typically electrifying style
Live review: James Bay at Manchester Academy

Live review: James Bay at Manchester Academy

Despite illness, James Bay plays a show-stopping set to a sold-out Manchester Academy
In conversation with Syd Minsky-Sargeant of Working Men’s Club

In conversation with Syd Minsky-Sargeant of Working Men’s Club

We sit down with the band’s frontman to discuss their latest album and upcoming show at Manchester Academy
DMA’s return to Manchester, and it is like they never left

DMA’s return to Manchester, and it is like they never left

New South Wales’ DMA’s hit Manchester Academy on their three-date mini tour of the UK
“If anybody ever asks us, let’s tell them we met in Manchester”: Frank Turner inspires at the Academy

“If anybody ever asks us, let’s tell them we met in Manchester”: Frank Turner inspires at the Academy

Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls stop off for show 2700 in Manchester, with support from Pet Needs and more
Live review: Rina Sawayama at Manchester Academy

Live review: Rina Sawayama at Manchester Academy

Rina Sawayama visited Manchester Academy as part of her Hold the Girl Tour – and she took her audience to Hell
Live review: The Amazons at Manchester Academy

Live review: The Amazons at Manchester Academy

The Amazons embarked on their first tour since lockdown, debuting new material and sprinkling in some old favourites
Live review: Maxïmo Park entertain at Manchester Academy

Live review: Maxïmo Park entertain at Manchester Academy

Indie favourites Maxïmo Park play a set of non-stop bangers at Manchester Academy, with support from Pip Blom
Live Review: Aitch at Club Academy

Live Review: Aitch at Club Academy

Mancunian rapper Aitch played an intimate album launch show, combining old favourites and new numbers for a sold out crowd.
Live Review: It’s Good to Be Back with Metronomy

Live Review: It’s Good to Be Back with Metronomy

Alex Cooper reviews Metronomy’s triumphant return to Manchester.
Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem

Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem

Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths reviews Stratagem with Alan Patridge at AO Arena
Denis Coleman and Since September set the stage for Little Mix

Denis Coleman and Since September set the stage for Little Mix

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Denis Coleman and Since September at AO Arena, as part of Little Mix’s farewell Confetti Tour
The Snuts are leading the revolution to “Burn the Empire”, starting in Manchester Academy

The Snuts are leading the revolution to “Burn the Empire”, starting in Manchester Academy

Serena Jemmet follows up her single review and interview with a review of The Snuts’ sold-out Manchester Academy gig!
Live review: Partying with Thundercat at Manchester Academy 

Live review: Partying with Thundercat at Manchester Academy 

Alex Cooper reviews Thundercat’s unmissable set at Manchester Academy on his long anticipated ‘It Is What It Is’ tour.
The Chats: An explosive performance at the Manchester Academy

The Chats: An explosive performance at the Manchester Academy

Emily Johnston reviews an energised night at the Manchester Academy from Aussie punks The Chats.
Live Review: Future Islands

Live Review: Future Islands

Future Islands combine the perfect amount of emotional reminiscence and techno-beat movement to create a night of immersive sound and boogying.
Live Review: bbno$ electrifies the crowd at Manchester Academy

Live Review: bbno$ electrifies the crowd at Manchester Academy

Canadian rapper bbno$ played to a sold-out crowd at Manchester Academy on the last stop of his spring tour
Review: Scooby Doo: The Panto (UoM Panto Society)

Review: Scooby Doo: The Panto (UoM Panto Society)

Jessica Hamilton reviews Scooby Doo: The Panto at Manchester Academy 2
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes headline an explosive night at Manchester Academy

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes headline an explosive night at Manchester Academy

An explosive career-defining set from Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes at Manchester Academy

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