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Band on the Wall, one of Manchester's most vibrant live music venues, has a long history dating back to its days as a local brew pub in the mid-19th century. Whilst its current name has only been used since the 1930s, it was first known as the George and Dragon. The pub prospered with the Industrial Revolution, and it became a popular venue where street performers and musicians entertained customers for tips. Even World War II air raids couldn't dampen the vitality of Band on the Wall, and the club still draws the best musicians from around the globe.

  • Experience some of the best music festivals in the U.K., such as the Manchester Jazz Festival, Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival, and Cultural Collage, at Band on the Wall.
  • Enjoy the nightlife of Manchester's Northern Quarter, a hidden gem where you can find some of the best jazz clubs in the city including Ruby Lounge, Roadhouse, and Night and Day.
  • Browse some of the most unique shops in Manchester, like Affleck's Palace, a goth, punk, and alternative clothing bazaar and vinyl and leather costume extravaganza located in a huge Victorian building.

The Manchester Airport is only ten kilometres from Band on the Wall, which is located in the city centre. Drivers can access this part of the city using the M56 motorway when coming from the south and the M61 from the north. Those driving from Leeds and Liverpool will use the M60, while drivers coming from Scotland can use the M6. The Piccadilly and Victoria rail stations service this area, and the bus station is on Chorlton Street. There are plenty of public transportation options available, including trams, metrobus, and taxis.

Hotels near Band on the Wall

90 hotels near Band on the Wall

1 Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 19 reviews

London Road Map

The Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is in the centre of Manchester city within easy reach of the G-Mex Exhibition Centre and the MEN Arena, making it ideal for business and leisure guests.... More

2 The Mitre Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

1-3 Cathedral Gates Map

Offering simply appointed spaces set in the heart of Manchester, The Mitre Hotel Manchester makes for an ideal starting point for holidaymakers exploring the lively Manchester city. Must-see... More

3 Arora Hotel Manchester

4 stars
4.6 / 5 30 reviews

18-24 Princess Street Map

The award-winning Arora International Hotel Manchester is situated in the heart of the city. It provides a contemporary interior within a Grade 2 listed building and prides itself on its four star... More

4 Crowne Plaza MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

70 Shudehill Map

Offering an inviting atmosphere of elegance and charm, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre welcomes each guest and provides with essential amenities and thoughtful extras that turn an... More

5 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly

3 stars
4.7 / 5 23 reviews

One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St. Map

The contemporary DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly is aimed at business guests, but is equally welcoming to tourists visiting the area. It offers above-average high-tech amenities... More

6 Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre

3 stars
4.1 / 5 39 reviews

Portland Street Map

The Britannia Hotel Manchester is in the heart of the city's financial district, ideal for business guests and within easy reach of many attractions. The historic 1858 building with its grand... More

7 Novotel Manchester Centre

3 stars
4.6 / 5 10 reviews

21 Dickinson Street Map

Business and leisure travellers looking for luxurious accommodations close to the Conference Quarter and many attractions find suitable base at Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel. This city centre... More

Whether in Manchester for a quick stop or a long vacation, discerning travellers find an ideal base in the cosy accommodations and quality facilities of Blue Rainbow Aparthotel High Street... More

9 The Works ApartHotel Manchester

4 stars
2.0 / 5 1 reviews

33 Withy Grove Map

The Works Aparthotel Manchester Apartment is a contemporary property that provides cosy apartments within easy access to go-to destinations in this side of United Kingdom. Apart from learning... More

10 The Place Aparthotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 16 reviews

Ducie Street, Piccadilly Map

The Place Apartment Hotel Manchester offers home-from-home comforts in spacious apartments which include a full kitchen, washer-dryer, sitting area and bedroom(s). It is located in a converted... More