The Ruby Lounge

The Ruby Lounge
28–34 High Street, Manchester, M4 1QB
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The Ruby Lounge

Bespoke live music venue holding 375 rock'n'roll fans in the heart of Manchester's Northern Quarter. There's live bands and shows blasting through the PA most nights as well a selection of club nights.

The nearest tram stop is Market Street Station and the main train station, Manchester Picaddilly, is less than 15 minutes walk.

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Aesthetic Perfection

American electronic-industrial musical project created by Daniel Graves in 2000.

Fri 14 Apr

Aldous Harding

The singer-songwriter who hails from Lyttleton, New Zealand, performs her acid folk material.

Wed 24 May

£9.90 / 0161 834 1392

Barry Adamson

Pop and rock musician and composer from Manchester who has worked with Magazine and Nick Cave.

Sat 22 Apr

£16.80 / 0161 834 1392

The Besnard Lakes

The quintet, who originate from Montreal, performs its indie-flavoured rock, complete with elements of shoegaze and contemporary prog.

Thu 25 May

£13.20 / 0161 834 1392

Black Honey

Indie rock from the Brighton guitar band.

Tue 28 Mar

£8.80 / 0161 834 1392

Bon Giovi

BON GIOVI The world’s premier tribute act to New Jersey rockers, Bon Jovi @ The Ruby Lounge Manchester Doors 7pm. Advanced tickets ONLY £10.

Sat 13 May

Clan of Xymox

Clan Of Xymox ‘Days of Black UK Tour 2017’

Fri 15 Sep

Cookin on 3 Burners

Australian funk trio, Cookin' on 3 Burners play all their big hits.

Tue 6 Jun

£19.25 / 0161 834 1392


Courtesans E.P. Launch Better Safe Than Sober UK tour With Special Guests TBC

Sat 1 Apr

The Dog House-Feat 2 Rooms of Rock/Metal/Alt **Open Until 6am**

THE DOG HOUSE on SATURDAY March 25th 2017.The Ruby Lounge.11pm-6am.£3 ticket/Student or before midnight/£5 otherwise.

Faded presents Elhae UK Tour

Atlanta singer and rapper Elhae returns to the UK for a three date tour.

Sun 14 May

Guns Or Roses

Guns Or Roses - Europe's premier Guns N Roses Tribute.

Sat 3 Jun

The High - The Ruby Lounge

The High return to The Ruby Lounge Manchester. on Saturday June 16th. Since they last played, the band have released two new singles, 'Woodhead Pass' *and ' Sugarpuff', * and will be showcasing more new material alongside the classics singles ' Box Set Go', Up and Down' and others…

Fri 9 Jun

£8–£10 / 0161 834 1392

Icicle Works

The return of the psychedelic pop group from Liverpool whose widescreen pop tunes were briefly popular in the mid-80s.

Fri 13 Oct

£19.80 / 0161 834 1392

Jah Wobble

The musician, born John Wardle, plays world music from his 36-year career, plus new works.

Sat 27 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 1392

Jah Wobble's Invaders of The Heart


Sat 27 May

Jon Gomm

Leeds based singer-songwriter, guitar virtuoso and YouTube viral sensation.

Fri 12 May

£16.50 / 0161 834 1392


Veteran German industrial outfit whose full name Kein Mehrheit Fur Die Mitleid means 'no pity for the majority.'

Thu 7 Sep

£17.50 / 0161 834 1392


KMFDM pioneered the crossover between techno/dance and heavy metal with their signature industrial sound.

Wed 24 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 834 1392

Thu 7 Sep

£14.85 / 0161 834 1392

Melanie Pain

The singer-songwriter from Caen, France, best known as an occasional contributor for covers band Nouvelle Vague, performs indie-pop and new wave to promote her second album *Bye Bye Manchester.

Wed 12 Apr

Cancelled / 0161 834 1392

Mélanie Pain

Mélanie Pain is known for her work as a vocalist with Nouvelle Vague. She has also released three beautiful solo albums.

Wed 12 Apr

Metal Militia + Megadeth UK + 2 Minutes 2 Maiden

Featuring: Metal Militia-Metallica Tribute Band + Megadeth UK + 2 Minutes 2 Maiden + Amethyst

Motley Crude

Mötley Crüde are the ultimate tribute to the Lewd, Crüed & Tattooed rockers from the Los Angeles Sunset Strip!

Sat 22 Jul


A top class and authentic tribute to the late, great Lemmy Kilmister and his band, Motörhead.

Sat 25 Nov

New Street Adventure

The five-piece outfit from London play indie soul and R&B.

Thu 27 Apr


Noasis is the definitive tribute band to Manchester's five piece super group Oasis. Since their formation in 2006 and with over 600 performances to date Noasis has justly earned its reputation. With an obsessive attention to detail the band recreates the real Oasis experience with amazing energy, playing all the classic…

Sat 19 Aug

£10 / 0161 834 1392


Dark and atmospheric folk-driven bluesy indie rock band from Hartlepool.

Mon 10 Apr

£13.20 / 0161 834 1392


The American doom metal quartet perform songs from their third album Heartless.

Sun 9 Apr

£14.30 / 0161 834 1392

The Railway Children

The Railway Children live at The Ruby Lounge.

Sat 6 May

RAMMLIED - Europe's Number One Rammstein Tribute

RAMMLIED strive for total accuracy in terms of Rammstein’s sound and have adopted the band’s Industrial stage look as seen on the live Volkerball DV

Remake Remodel Tame Impala Night

Find your innerspeaker, feel the { { { currents } } } and come get some solitutue and bliss….

The Sex Pissed Dolls

DIRTY,SEXY,EDGY ALL GIRL BAND PLAYING ROCK SKA & PUNK! The Sex Pissed Dolls + Support Saturday March 12th. Doors 7pm Advanced tickets £12

Fri 5 May

Shuggie Otis

The veteran singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist plays a mixture of R&B, blues and gospel.

Mon 22 May

Slipknowt + Very special guests Revenged

Slipknowt - The ultimate tribute to Slipknot + Very special guests Revenged.

Songhoy Blues

The group from Mali, led by guitarist Garba Toure, performs its desert blues material.

Wed 29 Mar

£14.85 / 0161 834 1392

THE SOUNDS OF SEATTLE- Nirvana UK + Pearl Skam+ Angry Chair+ STP

THE SOUNDS OF SEATTLE-Featuring four of the UK's finest grunge tribute acts-Nirvana UK+Pearl Skam+Angry Hair+Stone Temple Pirates.

Spear of Destiny

Spear of Destiny at The Ruby Lounge

Fri 28 Apr

The Speed of Sound

The Speed of Sound + Guests The Kite Collectors + French Boutik

Sat 15 Jul

Stone Foundation

Northern soul band from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns.

Fri 28 Apr

£13.50 / 0161 834 1392

Stone Foundation

The collective performs their rock material from their upcoming album Street Rituals.

Fri 28 Apr

£14.85 / 0161 834 1392

Stone Foundation Tour

The musical bond between Neil Sheasby and Neil Jones is as concrete as their band name: Stone Foundation.

Fri 28 Apr


TAAKE + Special guests tbc.

Sat 8 Apr

£19.80 / 0161 834 1392

With Special Guests - Manchester.

Twisted Sin : The Rock/Metal/Lap Dancing Experience

Come and join us for a night of debauchery TWISTED SIN style.With our Sultry Twisted Sin Lap Dancers and the best in alternative Rock and metal served up night

Sat 22 Jul

The View

Dundonian indie scamps.

Sun 7 May

£16.50 / 0161 834 1392

Mon 8 May

£16.50 / 0161 834 1392

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