Freddie Gibbs at Manchester Academy

Johnny James, Managing Editor

Freddie Gibbs at Manchester Academy, Manchester 23 October 2019 Tickets from £19.25 — Book now

One of the most compelling rappers of the last decade, Freddie Gibbs is to perform at Manchester Academy this October. Armed with his forthcoming Madlib-produced record Bandana, he’s sure to bring the fire to our rainy city.

Freddie Gibbs at Manchester Academy, Manchester 23 October 2019 Tickets from £19.25 Book now

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Manchester
Music venue
Manchester Academy 3

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Manchester
Café or Coffee Shop
Christie’s Bistro

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Manchester
Park
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Café or Coffee Shop
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at the Museum

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Manchester
Shop
Want Not Waste

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Manchester
Bar or Pub
Big Hands

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Manchester
Bar or Pub
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Kro Bar, Manchester is an independent pub and music venue housed (somewhat ironically) in the former Temperance Society building.

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