Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds will close the Summer in The City series of concerts at the Castlefield Bowl on Saturday. The former Oasis man and his band are even expected here to play a perfect combination of their own material from latest album Chasing Yesterday and more, along with a sparkling Oasis tracks. Duo Black Rivers like former Doves members Jez and Andy Williams will even support NGHFB as part of their amazing summer festivals tour. Johnny Marr will also go to the stage before the headliners.
Doors will remain open for Saturday’s gig at 5pm. For Black River at 6.45pm, Johnny Marr at 7.35pm, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at 9pm. The curfew will be at 11pm.
Nearby bars, pubs and restaurants
Castlefield is filled with bars and restaurants and their wide open waterside terraces which make this area one of the most popular spots throughout the city even in the warmer weather.
Duke’s 92, The Wharf and Albert’s Shed all can offer you the incredible al fresco drinking and dining at the heart of Castlefield, as does the Atlas, being located in the old Deansgate railway arches that is just around the corner.
Deansgate itself also has the amazing wealth of dining options, from the Greek tapas bar Dimitri’s and its lovely courtyard to Spanish eatery Evuna, while in the Great Northern Warehouse you can indulge yourself in the burgers from the Almost Famous or Mexican street food from Lucha Libre, both of have splendid outdoor seating arrangements.
Spinningfields is also just a stone’s throw away, with the exquisite bustling bar and restaurant scene which boasts almost every type of cuisine imaginable, i.e. indulge in an Indian feast at Scene, try out Thai at Thaikhun, sample Spanish fare at Iberica or go down under at Australasia; in short the possibilities are endless.
Castlefield Bowl is located on Rice Street, which is just behind the Liverpool Road and can be accessed through the Duke Street, opposite the Museum of Science and Industry.
By public transport
If you want to travel by Metrolink, then the nearest tram stop is Deansgate. If you are hopping on a bus, then the number 2, 3, 33 and 84 services all stop; which is just a short walk from the venue. If you’re coming by train, then the services to north Manchester and Liverpool run from Victoria Station, while Piccadilly Station has been serving the majority of Greater Manchester and Yorkshire, Newcastle, Birmingham and London.