I live in a town outside of Manchester, so most of the gigs I go to are in the city. This was inspired by the Lianne La Havas gig I went to Friday night (seriously I am in LOVE)
  1. Albert Hall
    Saw Kodaline and Lianne La Havas here. Probably my favourite venue on this list. It's an old chapel converted into a concert hall and it has beautiful acoustics because of that!! It's just the right size too (there's me and Lianne just hanging out)
  2. The Deaf Institute
    Saw Gabrielle Aplin here. So cutesy and charming- look at that wallpaper!! It's like going to a gig in someone's living room (It has this strange name because it was once a school for deaf children in the 19th century before becoming derelict for years)
  3. The Apollo
    Saw Ed Sheeran here. The biggest venue on this list (I think).
  4. The Ritz
    Saw Haim here. Classic Manchester venue. Sticky, sweaty, loud and a little bit tatty but that's what makes it so great ❤️
  5. Gorilla
    Saw Clean Bandit and Matt Corby here. Small room above a bar, opposite the Ritz. It's got a nice relaxed vibe and they let you take your own drinks in which is great for a half broke student like me.
  6. Honourable mentions:
    Academy 1 &2, Sound Control, The Ruby Lounge