Itinerary Planner

Music Itinerary

Music Itinerary

Day 1
Piccadilly Records

Start an exploration of music in the city at Piccadilly Records in the Northern Quarter. Founded in 1978 during the post-punk 80s, Piccadilly Records’ reputation as one of the world’s best independent records shops continues. Pick up a rare piece of vinyl as a souvenir of your trip.

Skyliner Street Art Tour
Join Skyliner in learning about the creation of the Northern Quarter as we know it today, find out the major names behind some of the area's oldest street art and those behind the most recent installations.

Canal Street
A beacon of celebration in the city, the Gay Village is a must for any visitor to Manchester. Located along and around Canal Street, the Village is both party central and a living piece of social history.

Gorilla
Situated under the railway tracks on Whitworth Street West, Gorilla is a bar, restaurant, live music venue and club space. Offering weekly club nights and live music gigs, it’s a must on every itinerary.

Band on the Wall, Manchester
Band On The Wall has been one of the cornerstones of Manchester's music scene for the greater part of the last century. Check out the latest gig listing.

Albert Hall, Manchester
This grand and ornate chapel has been restored into a stunning purpose built music hall and is one of the most atmospheric music and events venues in the UK, playing host to both live music and club acts of all genres.

If you have longer in the region why not check out some of these other musical activities:

Cavern Club, Liverpool
The legendary Cavern Club is the cradle of British pop music, the place where The Beatles’ musical identity was formed. In the early 1960s the Beat Music scene in Liverpool exploded and the Cavern Club became the most publicised pop music venue on the world.

(10 Mathew St, Liverpool L2 6RE)

The Leadmill, Sheffield
The Leadmill is Sheffield’s longest running live music venue and nightclub. Over the years it has hosted some of the biggest live acts in the world and is firmly established as one of the most renowned venues on the live music scene.

(6 Leadmill Rd, Sheffield S1 4SE)

The Beatles Story, Liverpool
Located at Liverpool’s Albert Docks, The Beatles Story transports visitors on an intimate, multi-media journey through the lives, times and music of the biggest band in the world.

(Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD)

Product Information

  1. Piccadilly Records

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    53 Oldham Street
    Manchester
    M1 1JR

    Tel:

    0161 834 8789
  2. Contact Details:

    Tel:

    07891299921
  3. Canal Street

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Canal Street
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M1 3HN

    Tel:

    +44 (0)8713 157 032
  4. Gorilla

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Whitworth Street West
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M1 5WW

    Tel:

    0161 4070301
  5. Band on the Wall

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    25 Swan Street
    Northern Quarter
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M4 5JZ

    Tel:

    +44 (0)161 834 1786
  6. Albert Hall

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Peter Street
    Manchester
    Lancs
    M2 5QR
  7. The Leadmill

    Sheffield

    Contact Details:

    Leadmill Road
    Sheffield
    S Yorkshire
    S1 4SE
  8. Contact Details:

    Albert Dock
    Liverpool
    Merseyside
    L3 4AD

    Tel:

    0151 709 1963

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Piccadilly Records (53.48262,-2.2356)Canal Street (53.47758,-2.23602)0.51
Canal Street (53.47758,-2.23602)Gorilla (53.47283,-2.24258)0.62
Gorilla (53.47283,-2.24258)Band on the Wall (53.48453,-2.2336)1.29
Band on the Wall (53.48453,-2.2336)Albert Hall (53.47731,-2.24863)1.15
Albert Hall (53.47731,-2.24863)The Leadmill (53.37569,-1.46482)47.89
The Leadmill (53.37569,-1.46482)The Beatles Story (53.39884,-2.99123)91.25
Total Distance *142.67 miles
Estimated Journey Time4.59 hours

* Approximate distance by road

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