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Jazz in Manchester

From grand concert halls to intimate Jazz Bars in Manchester, we've rounded up the best spots to listen to live jazz in Manchester.

Whether you'd prefer to hang out in one of the coolest Jazz venues in the North West, or go for a relaxed meal with a side-serving of jazz, here's our definitive guide to the best jazz venues that the city has to offer:

Matt & Phred's Jazz Club

Matt & Phred's Jazz Club

Where: Northern Quarter

When: Daily

Entry: Free

About: Situated in Manchester's trendy Northern Quarter, Matt & Phred's is a long established live music venue, known for showcasing the best in local and international Jazz. 

The venue hosts live music gigs 6 nights a week, encompassing a range of jazz genres.

Address: 64 Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1LW

Telephone: 0161 831 7001

Sandbar

Sandbar

Where: Northern Quarter

When: Every Tuesday evening

Entry: Free

About: Dubbed the watering hole of choice for students, academics and local people alike, Sandbar's Tuesday jazz evenings are filled with speciality beers and friendly conversation. 

The venue aims to cater to everyone's musical tastes with a diverse programme of traditional jazz sessions and contemporary stylings.  

Address: 120 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7HL

Telephone: 0161 273 1552

The Bridgewater Hall

The Bridgewater Hall

Where: Bridgewater

When: Various

Entry: Dependant on performance

About: The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester's international concert venue.

Having firmly established itself as one of the city's most popular arts venues, Bridgewater regularly hosts a series of affordable jazz events featuring some of the world's leading jazz artists.

Address: Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M1 5HA

Telephone: 0161 237 7000

The Living Room

The Living Room

Where: Deansgate

When: Weekly

Entry: Free

About: Whether enjoying the eclectic cocktail menu or sampling the culinary delights of the kitchen, The Living Room provides both weekly blues and traditional jazz evenings to enhance your dining experience. 

Address: 80 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2ER 

Telephone: 0161 832 0083

Rosso

Rosso

Where: Spring Gardens

When: Daily

Entry: Free

About: Dubbed one of the most exclusive restaurant and bars in Manchester; enjoy live jazz and swing music every evening while you enjoy a taste of La Bella Vita. 

Address: 43 Spring Gardens, Manchester, M2 2BG

Telephone: 0161 832 1400

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