Since 2013, Sounds of the City has become an integral part of the Manchester music scene with some of the most acclaimed live artists taking to the stage from the likes of Kylie, The National, Chic, New Order, Arcade Fire, The Kooks, Elbow, The Wombats, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Last Shadow Puppets, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Paolo Nutini, James and Courteeners.

The Castlefield Bowl in Manchester will be taken over for a series of headline concerts which will include the dates below. There are also some dates in 2022 with some more dates to be confirmed later.



Date Venue
Tue 21st Dermot Kennedy
Wed 22nd Kaiser Chiefs and Razorlight
Thu 23rd Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Thu 24th The Streets
Sat 25th Hacienda Classical
Sun 26th Snow Patrol



Date Venue
Wed 29th Foals
Thu 30th Crowded House


Date Venue
Wed 6th Lewis Capaldi

Tickets are now on sale
Tickets purchased for the original dates remain valid for the new dates