The waterfront pavilion’s annual summer gig series is back with another line up of homegrown heroes and international stars.If you’re lucky enough to have snapped up tickets here’s what’s in store.Please note: stage times are provided as a rough guide only and are subject to change. Make sure you arrive in plenty of time to pass through security checks.Sounds of the City favourites Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott are back to headline the Bowl yet again.Fans can expect to hear hits from their 30 year back catalogue, mixing classics from The Beautiful South and The Housemartins with material from their three albums as a duo.Elvis Costello and The Imposters were originally due to support but have pulled out due to illness; but the legendary Buzzcocks have stepped in to replace them at the show.Stage times: Doors 6pm; whenyoung: 6.35pm; Buzzcocks: 7.30pm; Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott: 9pm.Doors: 6pmTickets: plus booking fees from Gigs and Tours and Ticketmaster .(Image: Joel Goodman)Castlefield Bowl is based on Rice Street, just behind Liverpool Road and accessed via Duke Street, opposite the Museum of Science and Industry. The postcode is M3 4JR.By public transportIf you’re travelling by Metrolink, the nearest tram stop is Deansgate Castlefield, which is served by all lines except the Bury Piccadilly line (C).The closest train station is Deansgate, a 10 minute walk away.
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