Event Listings

All of our upcoming events are listed below in date order. To filter the list, please choose one of the following options:

Flexible Booking  |  BBC Philharmonic  |  The Hallé  |  International Concert Series  |  Manchester Camerata  |  Organ Concerts  |  Family Events  |  Raymond Gubbay |  Mid-Day Concerts |  Guided Tours |  A Little Bite Music |  Waters of Life


<h6><b>The Magic Beans</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
The Magic Beans

A Little Bite Music


The Magic Beans are a band with an ear for a quirky cover and the imagination to take it in a completely new direction. Their rootsy originals draw influence from folk, jazz & world music traditions. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 5 May 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Mickey Van Gelder</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Mickey Van Gelder

A Little Bite Music


Mickey Van Gelder who is of Ukrainian and Polish heritage, grew up in Ilford, Essex. He has always loved Jazz and Blues but underpinning all his musical influences, were the Hebrew and Yiddish songs from his childhood. Mickey’s show at the Bridgewater combines all these genres as he performs and discusses the Jewish influences on the songs of Great American Songbook. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 12 May 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Henry Fung and Tong Peng</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Henry Fung and Tong Peng

A Little Bite Music


Two of the North West’s most prominent Chinese traditional music performers, Henry Fung and Tong Peng perform together at The Little Bite Music for the first time. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Monday 15 May 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>The Tebu Project</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
The Tebu Project

A Little Bite Music


Two of the integral members of The Tebu Project, Cameroonian Tagné Tebu (Percussion) and Kinshasa-born Eddy Tshepe Tshepela (piano), first appeared at the 2015 Manchester Jazz Festival as Afrika Jazz. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 2 June 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Janileigh Cohen</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Janileigh Cohen

A Little Bite Music


Don’t miss this performance by singer songwriter and Brighter Sound alumni, Janileigh Cohen, described by Beth Orton as “a star in the old fashioned sense of the word” following a recent residency. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 9 June 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>The Roth Duo, classical guitar</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
The Roth Duo, classical guitar

A Little Bite Music


The Roth Duo formed in 2014 through a shared love of chamber music and quickly developed a strong following, performing at festivals throughout the UK including Lake District Summer Music and Buxton Festival and at venues such as The Bridgewater Hall, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, De Montfort Hall, The Pavilion Arts Centre, St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 16 June 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Chetham's School of Music</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Chetham's School of Music

A Little Bite Music


Based in the heart of Manchester, Chetham’s offers a world-class education to young musicians aged 8-18. Chetham’s outstanding young performers play both nationally and internationally, with a vibrant public concert programme in school and regular invitations to leading music venues and festivals. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Wednesday 28 June 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Louise Thomson, harp</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Louise Thomson, harp

A Little Bite Music


Hear the lyrical sound of the classical harp with a performance by versatile and experienced harpist, Louise Thompson. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 7 July 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>HSQ - How Monkey Found His Swing</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
HSQ - How Monkey Found His Swing

A Little Bite Music


Join us for a fun, interactive concert experience for the young and the young at heart. Join acclaimed storyteller Ursula Holden Gill and musicians from HSQ on a musical adventure through the jungle as a jazz loving monkey loses his swing and vows to get it back. Free, ticketed event. Advance booking highly recommended.

Friday 28 July 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Wandering Monster</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Wandering Monster

A Little Bite Music


The winner of the current Jazz North Introduces scheme, which helps young bands tour across major northern jazz festivals, Wandering Monster is Sam Quintana’s outlet for his inventive, energetic compositions. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 4 August 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>The Rheingans Sisters</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
The Rheingans Sisters

A Little Bite Music


The Rheingans Sisters are fiddle-singers, composers, innovators of traditional music and are described by Songlines magazine as 'a duo of considerable abilities and imaginations to match'. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 1 September 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Portmanteau</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Portmanteau

A Little Bite Music


Highly danceable funk/soul/hip-hop with dynamic vocals, a tight horn section and an in-the-pocket rhythm section, Leeds-based Portmanteau will bring infectious grooves to The Bridgewater Hall in this high energy live show. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Friday 8 September 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall




<h6><b>Milapfest</b><p>A Little Bite Music</h6></p>
Milapfest

A Little Bite Music


Artist TBC Brought to you in collaboration with Milapfest. Free, ticketed event. Advance booking highly recommended.

Other events in the building – such as tours, lunch groups and conferences – help to maintain our concert programme and Bridgewater for All activity throughout the year. Occasionally a small amount of sound transfer will arise as part of a busy, working building. Free ticketed concerts in the Barbirolli Room. Free non-ticketed event in Stalls Foyer.

Wednesday 20 September 2017 12:30 PM The Bridgewater Hall