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Sounds of the City - Castlefield Bowl

This summer some of the most acclaimed live artists and shows are taking over Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl throughout July 2016 for Sounds of the City.

01 July - 10 July 2016

Guy Garvey will be headlining a very special hometown show on Friday 1 July. 

Having sold out two dates in Manchester and a show at London's Royal Albert Hall in a matter of minutes, Fac 51 The Haçienda and Manchester Camerata, the city's experimental orchestra are to bring Haçienda Classical to the infamous Castlefield Bowl on Saturday 2 July.

Following the sell-out success of his 'Chaos And The Calm Tour' last autumn, James Bay will be appearing at Manchester's iconic location on Wednesday 6 July. 

One of the UK's best live bands Stereophonics will be playing a very special outdoor show on Thursday 7 July.

Taking to the stage on Friday 8 July is Catfish And The Bottlemen. 2015 was an amazing year for the band who have conquered the UK with critically acclaimed sold out tours. 

Castlefield bowl in the heart of Manchester City Centre has played host to sold out shows from Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Charlatans, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Paolo Nutini, James, Pixies and The Courteeners over the past three years. 

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