The Deaf Intsitute music hall is the best and hippest music venue in Manchester. But Manchester has lots of great places to catch live music. From the sweaty basement of The Roadhouse, to the boho Night & Day or the cool The Castle, for new and upcoming bands. There are great club nights at Warehouse Project and Band on the Wall. The Apollo and Academies host more established acts.
Amy Schumer hates being labeled a "sex comic," but she's also very, very good at sex comedy. It's a contradiction she both acknowledges and exploits towards the end of Live at the Apollo, her hourlong standup special premiering on HBO tonight.