Manchester, United Kingdom
Hall / Indoor / S – 500-2k
Rock, Pop, Jazz
Alternative, Live music
O2 Ritz is the city’s historic venue for live music.
Formerly known as The Ritz, O2 Ritz is sheltered in a building that dates back to 1927. It is located in Manchester’s urban city center on Whitworth Street. It is a versatile live music venue that holds club nights called Projekt on the weekend. The venue is noted for its high ceilings, good lighting, spacious area, audience, and state-of-the-art sound system.
O2 Ritz has hosted some of the best upcoming and established artists. The venue has showcased all kinds of artists from a variety of genres, including rock, indie, alternative, jazz, R&B, and more. Notable mentions include R.E.M., Arctic Monkeys, Snow Patrol, and The Weeknd, among many others. As a result, the venue appeals to the vast Manchester local and student crowds.
With its ultra-springy dance floor and revolving stage, O2 Ritz is a preferred destination in Manchester’s nightlife scene.