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There’s so much going on in the city with great music, curious cultural activities and magical moments. There’s something for every age and taste to enjoy. Get browsing and book these amazing events happening this spring and summer. Don’t forget to use #MusicalCity and #CreativeSalford on social media when you are out and about.
The Lowry’s fascinating, powerful and dynamic cross arts festival. Featuring commissioned bespoke contemporary arts, music and theatre that challenges questions and interrogates the audience.
The stunning architecture of The Lowry becomes the site where the performers create a visual manifestation of how we find power within ourselves; what it means living and balancing power at the edge and how can we summon its positive aspects: energy, strength, grace, dignity, potency… by ultimately flexing our muscles to fly!
An enthralling immersive aural and visual experience for residents, accidental passers-by and a gathered audience. Run with us, fear for us, be with us…
An exceptional programme of classical music hosted at the BBC concert studios. Two free tickets for the concerts are allocated by random draw.
The orchestra welcomes conductors Juanjo Mena, Omer Meir Wellber alongside student conductors from the Royal Northern College of Music.
Details of the random draw for tickets can be found on the BBC studio concert website.
Sounds From The Other City (SFTOC) is a festival of music and art, a day of discovery, a music festival in its truest form, bringing Manchester and most importantly Salford together in creating something downright magical and unique to be enjoyed by everyone – whether you are on stage, behind the scenes, or soaking it all in from venue to venue. SFTOC are bringing you the best new bands in the country.
This year’s line-up includes Avalanche Party, Mikko Joensuu, Stina Puotinene and Working Mens Club
Irlam Live is an outdoor music festival that takes place at Prince’s Park, Irlam. This three-day festival has a great atmosphere, great music, great food and a great ticket price.
Line-up includes Sophie Ellis Bextor, Scouting For Girls, Martin Kemp, Hue and Cry, D:Ream, 911, and Space.
Salford Pride’s annual outdoor Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Trans and Non-binary, plus (LGBT+) pride celebration. Gorgeous, glittering afternoon of festival activities, including food and drinks and a family funfair. Free event.
Retro 80s music and film festival for all the family, starting with a relaxed open air cinema night showing the 80s classics Ghostbusters and Top Gun. Gear up for Saturday, an all-day tribute festival showcasing 80’s bands. All set against the backdrop of beautiful New Hill Farm, comprising of 12.5 acres of rolling farmland.
Go to Visit Salford to see the other great events and celebrations happening across the city.