The Top 5 Clubs in Manchester

The Top 5 Clubs in Manchester

As DJs and Producers we know a lot about the music scenes local to our DJ and Production studios. Manchester, historically, is a hot-bed of music talent. It has been a cornerstone in the development of electronic dance music in the UK and thus the world. The second summer of love in the late eighties and early nineties say the rise of the Hacienda club and famous bands like New Order, Happy Mondays and the Stone Roses. The scene was so famous in popular culture that it was even given a name, The Madchester Years. Nowadays Manchester is still a leader in EDM and creativity. As a university city and a large metropolitan area it is alive with events, festivals and club nights. Even after the COVID19 pandemic Manchester is one of the best locations in the world to party!

This is one of the reasons why we chose to open a studio in Manchester with a full range of DJ and Production courses. We want to inspire the next generation and our 1-2-1 tuition is best suited to launching the DJ careers of our students. At DJ Gym Manchester you will take private classes with your tutor, so no groups; this means you can learn at your own speed with your own style of music. Click here for more information about our DJ lessons in Manchester. For any other questions feel free to contact us.

And now onto our top five clubs in Manchester!

  1. Hidden  https://www.facebook.com/hddenmcr/

Genres – House, DnB, Techno, Jungle

Hidden is a cool venue just out of the centre of town, has many floors which can cater to any night that has multiple genres and has a great soundsystem, been great to see it grow.

The Best Clubs in Manchester UK



  1. Band on the Wall  https://www.facebook.com/bandonthewall/ 

Genres – Funk, Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop, World Music

Band on the Wall is an institutional venue in Manchester with a great sound-system and some good engineers, it’s been a key part of Manchester’s live music events, having booked many smaller scale artists to support bigger, more established international artists. 

The Best Clubs in Manchester UK


  1. YES  https://www.facebook.com/yesmanchester/ 

Genres – House, Techno, Hip Hop, DnB, Disco

YES is a newer venue which has booked some great acts and also has a brilliant sound system, it has several rooms for nights and also a couple bar sections outside the events spaces.

The Best Clubs in Manchester UK


  1. Soup Kitchen  https://www.facebook.com/soupkitchenmanchester/ 

Genres – Garage, Techno, House, Hip Hop, DnB, Experimental

Soup Kitchen is a venue with a bar area and restaurant upstairs, with an events space downstairs in the basement. Soup kitchen books some great live acts and is used for quite a variety of promoters.

The Best Clubs in Manchester UK

 5. The Deaf Institute

https://www.thedeafinstitute.co.uk/

Genres – Anything goes!

One of the most popular venues in the city, The Deaf Institute, was recently threatened with closure alongside another famous venue called Gorilla; which we also recommend. Thankfully a company bought them, so now they will survive the COVID19 pandemic that killed off many venues in the City. Make sure you support their reopening!

The Best Clubs in Manchester UK

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Jordan (El Statiko)

DJ/Producer & DMC Champion

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