The best gigs, club nights and event tickets in Manchester this September

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The Manc The Manc - 12th September 2022

September has arrived, and with it come a whole host of brilliant new Manchester gigs, club nights and events.

Whether you’re a die-hard gig goer or a late-night raver, or an all-day festival type, there’s something on this list for you to get excited about.


Keep reading to discover our pick of the best nights to get gig tickets in Manchester this September.

Carl Cox presents Awesome Soundwave (live), O2 Victoria Warehouse

When: 15 September, 10pm-4am


House & Techno titan Carl Cox brings his Awesome Soundwave concept to Manchester for the very first time. Witness Carl in a never seen before setting as he debuts his new LIVE performance in the heart of Manchester for a show that is set to hit global festival stages in 2023.

Get tickets to Carl Cox presents Awesome Soundwave (live)


90s Baby Classical with 17-piece elemental orchestra, Albert Hall

When: 30 September, 8pm-1am

Get ready for a spectacular 90s night with some of the best artists and vocalists from the era. This unique show includes a full 17-piece elemental orchestra performing live alongside the artists this autumn.


Get tickets to 90’s Baby Classical

Green Island Festival VI, Hulme Community Garden Centre

When: 17 September, 12-9pm

Green Island Festival is an immersive event located within the famous Hulme Garden Centre, connected to the innovative Niamos Radical Arts centre and just a skip away from the heart of Manchester.

This community-inspired event serves as a sanctuary from a hectic urban lifestyle. For many, this will be an opportunity to discover the beauty of the garden centre that has been a cultural epicentre, and community hub in Manchester for decades.


Get tickets to Green Island Festival VI

Manchester Mind Body Spirit & Yoga festival, Bowler’s Exhibition Centre

When: 24-25 September, 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)

Spend the day or maybe the weekend, wandering around our amazing exhibitors, covering all aspects of Mind Body Spirit & Yoga. Get a tarot reading, reflexology treatment, a spot of retail therapy. 

This event will have 120 fabulous exhibitors, will have 2 areas of inspirational talks and workshops, a YOGA Zone, onsite catering, including vegan and vegetarian, free parking for over 600 cars, free wifi, 2 minutes from Junction 9 of the M60.


Get tickets to Manchester mind body spirit festival

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club ft. The Plimp, Band on the Wall

When: 24 September, 9pm-3am

Legendary actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles of Red Dwarf, Robot Wars and Coronation Street fame is also one of the UK’s best-loved Funk and Soul DJ’s. He returns to Band on the Wall this month with a special guest appearance from The Plimp.

Get tickets for Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club


Mica Millar Heaven Knows album launch, Albert Hall

When: 25 September, 7-11pm

Join Mica Millar for her hometown album launch at Manchester’s iconic Albert Hall performing her brand new debut album ‘Heaven Knows in full, with her eight-piece live band – a show not to be missed by fans across the Northwest with special guests support from Cherise (Live) and DJ Chaise (DJ Set).

Get tickets for Mica Millar album launch

Libero w/ Mike Morrisey, Luke Welsh, Dan Costello and Brodyr, The Lockup


The Lockup in Salford hosts an end-of-summer day and night party from Libero this month. As the first limited capacity show organisers have thrown in a long time, it’s expected to sell out quickly. One that house, minimal and tech house fans won’t want to miss.

Get tickets for Libero w/ Mike Morrisey

Hit & Run x Calm Sessions: Last of the summer whine day party, Six Trees Kitchen  

When: 17 September , 1pm to 10pm (last entry 4pm)

Bringing together a mix of big name heavy hitters and local favourites, Hit & Run team up with Calm Sessions for its ‘last of the summer whine day’ party at Six Trees Kitchen in Trafford. Catch sets from P Money, Sicaria Sound, Sparkz, Chimpo and Disaffected amongst others.


Get tickets for Hit & Run x Calm Sessions

Feature image – Carl Cox / WHP