KATHERINE JENKINS | Bridgewater Hall | Tue 3 Mar
Katherine Jenkins, one of the world's most successful classical music artists is to perform at the Bridgewater Hall this March. Jenkins is celebrating her tenth anniversary in the music industry with the new tour, which follows the eagerly anticipated release of her new album Home Sweet Home.
NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS | Manchester Arena | Mon 9 Mar
Former Oasis guitarist and lead songwriter Noel Gallagher (no introduction needed, really) is embarking on a tour with his band High Flying Birds. The hometown Manchester show will see the band play hits from their hugely successful debut album, including The Death of You and Me and If I Had a Gun... , alongside tracks from Chasing Yesterday.
CLEAN BANDIT | Apollo | Weds 11 Mar
Clean Bandit are a UK chart-topping eccentric musical quartet from London. Best known for combining classical music with their own brand of electronic house, they'll be performing their hits including Rather Be.
SPANDAU BALLET | Manchester Arena | Sat 14 Mar
Old timers Spandau Ballet are back with more sharp suits and a new live tour. Hot on the heels of George Hencken's documentary about the band, Soulboys Of The Western World, Spandau Ballet are performing twelve greatest hits shows throughout March 2015. Promises to be gold.
KIEZSA | Albert Hall | Thu 19 Mar
In 2014, Canadian-born, Brooklyn-based singer Kiezsa released the deep house-infused pop banger Hideaway and topped the U.K. and Scottish singles charts. Inspired by epic nights out at NYC hotspots like Body & Soul and Libation, the 25-year-old is bringing her grooves to Manchester.
MCBUSTED | Manchester Arena | Sat 21 Mar
When pop-punk band McFly announced they were to merge with former pop-punk rivals Busted, fans went wild. Confidential interviewed the supergroup about their new Most Excellent Adventure tour here. Expect it to be bonkers.
USHER | Manchester Arena | Mon 23 Mar
Slow-jam king and dance afficiando, Usher, is back to work women up into a frenzy with his combination of smooth R&B and high-energy dance moves. The UR Experience world tour will see the US singer and actor perform tracks from his as-yet-unreleased eighth studio album, alongside hits from his twenty-plus year R'n'B back catalogue.
DUTCH UNCLES | The Ritz | Fri 27 Mar
Dutch Uncles are an indie band from Marple known for their atypical time signatures and indie-pop quirks. Theyplay The Ritz right off the back of new album release, O Shudder - which scored 4/5 in The Guardian last month.
SAM SMITH | Manchester Arena | 19-20 Mar
He's been cleaning up at The Grammys and The Brits, bagging multiple awards for his album, The Lonely Hour. Now back from his US tour, soulful crooner Sam Smith will be performing in Manchester for what promises to be a packed-out but intimate performance.
CHIC featuring NILE RODGERS | Apollo | Tues 24 Mar
Grammy-winning composer Nile Rodgers, who brought the world Le Freak, is touring once again with band CHIC.
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