Sounds of the City returned to Castlefield Bowl recently to continue one of Manchester’s most popular annual series of music events, with The Streets, Snow Patrol and Kaiser Chiefs among the artists playing in 2021. Now all eyes turn to 2022, with another two names confirmed for the event yesterday, joining Sam Fender, Crowded House, Lewis Capaldi, James, Foals and Primal Scream next year.
Alternative rock pioneers, Pixies will play on Tuesday 5th July 2022, eight years on from their triumphant headline show at Sounds of the City in 2014, where they were supported by Royal Blood. This time around, they will be joined by Manchester’s Slow Readers Club and the first Dutch band to ever play Coachella, Klangstof. Tickets are on sale this Friday at 9.30am via www.Gigsandtours.com, www.ticketmaster.co.uk and www.pixiesmusic.com.
Sounds of the City regulars Hacienda Classical will also return to Castlefield Bowl in 2022, performing at the event on Friday 8th July. Celebrating 40 years since FAC51 The Hacienda opened its doors, the popular live act will also play the Royal Albert Hall on Friday 18th May 2022.
Hacienda Classical lineup will include Joy Division and New Order icon, Peter Hook (DJ), alongside Soul II Soul live, Paulette (DJ) and Tom Wainwright (DJ) at Castlefield Bowl. The Royal Albert Hall show sees Hacienda Classical joined by K Klass live and DJ Paulette.
Tickets for both dates go on sale Friday 19th November 2021 at 09:30am here – http://gigst.rs/Hacienda. More artists will be confirmed for Sounds of the City in the near future!
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