Matt & Phred’s Jazz Club Oldham Street, Manchester City Centre. Tel: 0161-661 7494.
North West Jazz Workshop
A a non-profit organisation, based in Greater Manchester, dedicated to the UK improvisational art form known as jazz. Their mission is to promote jazz education and performances, providing regular Jazz Workshops to the musicians who wish to play improvisation Jazz. No fixed address as the venue chang from time to time. Website: https://www.nwjazzworkshop.uijin.com/. Contact email: email@example.com. Tel (Mobile): 077 5820 3301.
Three Shires, The Great Underbank, Stockport. Tel: 0161-477 7907.
Velvet Canal Street, Gay Village, Manchester. Tel: 0161-236 9003. (See also – Gay Village).
Manchester Folk & Country Music Venues
Bate Hall Chestergate, Macclesfield. Meets on Thursday evenings. Contact Tel: 01625-614791.
Bridge Inn Georges Road, Stockport. Tel: 0161-432 4142. Regular booked star acts every Monday.
Chew Valley Country Music Club Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, Greenfield, Saddleworth. Tel: Trevor on 01457 833421. Regular artists every second Saturday of the month.
Church Inn Huddersfield Road, Middlebrook. Tel: 01457-833784. Regular booked acts every Friday.
Cross Keys Running Hill Gate, Uppermill, Oldham. Contact Tel: 01457-833897.
Dog & Partridge Palmerston Street, Bollington, Nr Macclesfield. Tel: 01625-573595. Booked artists on Fridays.
Full Circle Football Club Hare & Hounds Pub, Shudehill, Manchester. Tel: 0161-643 0709. Booked acts on Fridays.
Junction Mottram Moor, Mottram-in-Longendale. 1st and 3rd Wednesday in each month. Occasionally Sunday evenings. Contact Tel: 0161-370 2376.
Ratters Roar, The Moorgate, Scott Lane, Aspull, Wigan. Meets on Wednesday evenings.
Star Inn, The Back Hope Street (off Great Clowes Street), Higher Broughton, Salford M7. Wednesday and Sunday evenings.
Tommy Ducks (formerly Frog & Bucket) Newton Street, Manchester M1. Meets Thursdays and weekends – occasional Irish nights – for info: Tel: 0161-236 9805.
Westhoughton Folk Club Meets at Westhoughton Golf Club on Friday nights between September and May. Doors open at 7:15pm and music starts at 8:15pm prompt, until 11:10pm. Voted the best in Britain at the inaugural BBC Radio 2 folk awards in 2000. Contact by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by snail mail to: Pat Batty, Bay Horse Cottage, 24 Shaw Brow, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7LE or telephone: 01257-230508. Website: www.folkclub.org.uk.