Following hot on the heels of their recent announcement of their long-awaited third album Friendly Fires joined us at The Albert Hall. Arriving eight years after their last album, Inflorescent is the sound of a band rejuvenated and reborn. Starting with just three scrawled words “Love. Like. Waves”, they soon emerged with a finished song as fresh … Continued

Following two huge sold out ‘Pure Garage’ shows in Manchester in September, Pure Garage returns to Albert Hall for a gigantic NYE party. They take over the hall with a 7 hour showdown of some of UKG’s finest selectors and heroes from the heyday of that underground sound. One of the headline acts for the … Continued

Now, we’ve not got discount plasma screens for you to mercilessly wrestle over, come on, we’re way more classy than that. We’ve got 50% discounts on offer to some of our favourite hand-picked shows across the board at sister venues Deaf Institute, Gorilla, and ourselves at Albert Hall. You can pick these up NOW   … Continued

November 13, 2019

SHOT LIST 37: Chromatics

Chromatics have a dreamy synth-pop sound with an Italo disco influence.  The band rose to prominence in 2011 when their song ‘Tick of the Clock’ was used in the film Drive. The featuring electro noir album Kill for Love was named the 8th best album of 2012 by Pitchfork.  There long overdue Manchester debut at Albert … Continued

November 3, 2019

SHOT LIST 36: Charlie XCX

Prolific, eclectic and avoiding all pop clichés; Charlie XCX’s music is an effortless balance between sugary pop anthems and her own unique experimental sound.  Her rise to fame began with posting songs to Myspace in 2008 but as her popularity grewand she signed her first contract she found additional sucess writing some of the biggest … Continued

The world-famous bavarian beer festival returned for another year to Albert Hall.  This year’s Oktoberfest was the biggest and beer-iest yet!  Here are our 5 favourite shots from the day full of beer, würst, and lederhosen. Amazing photography by: Jack Kirwin   #5 Beer, sausages and good times, what’s the würst … Continued

We are so excited to announce our first ever Charity-Ding-Dong-Bing-Bong in collaboration with our good pals Bongo’s Bingo at our very own Albert Hall. The event is a chance for us to raise money for our charity partner OnSide. OnSide is an incredible charity that changes the lives of young people through their amazing work … Continued

Looking back to the first week of September, along with the cooler weather, we welcomed Serge Pizzorno’s solo project The S.L.P into the Albert Hall. The lead songwriter, guitarist and mastermind behind Kasabian released his debut solo album – self-titled- on the 30th of August this year to rave reviews. The album boasts a huge … Continued

Last week we welcomed Manchester legend Johnny Marr into the Hall with open arms. His latest and third solo album – Call the Comet (2018) was described by NME as “bold and inspiring” and they weren’t wrong. Marr’s latest music is a love song to an alternative future; merging melancholic tunes with a current, political … Continued

DOORS – 7:00 PM SUPPORT DJ – 7.30PM SLP – 9:00 PM CURFEW – 11:00 PM