Manchester's Music Scene

Private and personalised experience with a Local Host. Manchester is renowned for being the vibrant capital of music in the UK – there are more live music shows here than anywhere else in the country – and it has recently been crowned the UK’s ‘best live music city’ too. Manchester is home to legendary bands like The Smiths, Joy Division and the Buzzcocks and many more. Follow the trail of the Manchester’s musical heritage through the city. Explore where home grown talent started out, visit of the best venues and historic pubs. Discover how proud the locals are of their musical culture. Stop by landmarks like Manchester’s Music Walk of Fame.

Our handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with us, they have different backgrounds and interests – but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with the like-minded travelers matched to them.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Private and personalised experience with a Local Host. Manchester is renowned for being the vibrant capital of music in the UK – there are more live music shows here than anywhere else in the country – and it has recently been crowned the UK’s ‘best live music city’ too. Manchester is home to legendary bands like The Smiths, Joy Division and the Buzzcocks and many more. Follow the trail of the Manchester’s musical heritage through the city. Explore where home grown talent started out, visit of the best venues and historic pubs. Discover how proud the locals are of their musical culture. Stop by landmarks like Manchester’s Music Walk of Fame.

Our handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with us, they have different backgrounds and interests – but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with the like-minded travelers matched to them.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Salford Lads Club, Lads’ Club, St Ignatius Walk, Salford M5 3RX, UK

Enjoy stories of the music history of the city at Salford Lads Club and indulge in the eclectic Manchester music culture – get what you want from this experience

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Albert Hall, 27 Peter Street, Manchester M2 5QR England

Your experience, your pace – see Albert Hall and other landmarks or walk the streets that bred bands like The Smiths and Joy Division

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Night & Day Cafe, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN, UK

Stop by The Day and Night Cafe and pubs that hosted and inspired Manchester music icons, and enjoy a pint (or two)

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Northern Quarter Gallery, Afflecks Palace, Floor 2, 52 Church Street, M4 1PW England

Explore the Northern Quarter, flip through vinyl at Piccadilly Records and see the ‘sound bites’

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Free Trade Hall, 58 Peter Street, Manchester M2 3NQ England

Get recommendations from your host, (over a pint at Free Trade Hall, perhaps) for some upcoming gigs you could still get tickets for while you’re in town

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences