24-26 October 2024

Manchester, UK

WOMEX 24

 global music FESTIVAL

 Experience live music, DJs and films from across the world at this year’s Worldwide Music Expo. 

In October 2024, this prestigious music industry event opens its doors to the public. Immerse yourself in a vibrant mix of musical genres and styles, including folk, roots, jazz and electronic, with artists representing diverse cultures and regions from around the globe.

Tickets

Limited WOMEX 24 wristbands are now on sale!

The WOMEX Festival offers wristband holders access to multiple venues in Manchester city centre, all within walking distance, making it easy to move between gigs, meet friends, and enjoy the atmosphere over three days of world-class music.

Choose between our 3-Night Festival Pass and 1-Night Festival Pass to suit your schedule.

Please buy your tickets through our Eventim shop (links below) to get the best possible price. Prices below exclude booking fee.

Tickets for the film programme will be sold separately through HOME – more info coming soon.

**Information on how to collect your festival wristband will be available closer to the event and will be sent by email.**

3-NIGHT FESTIVAL PASS

£110

  • 45 acts across 5 stages

  • Access to all live music showcases at Albert Hall, Aviva Studios and Manchester Central between Thursday 24 – Saturday 26 October 2024

  • Access to the club summit at O2 Ritz Manchester on Friday and Saturday night
  • Includes admission to the opening concert at The Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday 23 October

1-NIGHT FESTIVAL PASS (Thu)

£40

  • Access to all live music showcases at Albert Hall, Aviva Studios and Manchester Central on Thursday 24 October
  • 15 acts across 4 stages

1-NIGHT FESTIVAL PASS (Fri/Sat)

£45

  • 17 acts across 5 stages

  • Access to all live music showcases at Albert Hall, Aviva Studios and Manchester Central on either Friday 25 or Saturday 26 October

  • Access to the club summit at O2 Ritz Manchester on either Friday or Saturday night

about

WOMEX (Worldwide Music Expo) is the most international and culturally diverse professional music meeting in the world. Each October over 2,600 music professionals (including 260 performing artists) come together from 90 different countries for a trade fair, talks, films and music showcases.

As the local host partner for WOMEX 24, Manchester Music City is proud to offer the public unique access to the evening and night-time programme, with 45 acts over 5 stages and a film programme featuring music documentaries and art films from across the world.

If you’re interested in attending WOMEX as a delegate, please visit the main website. To buy tickets for the public programme, please see above.

accessibility

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone is able to fully participate and enjoy the event.

All venues offer wheelchair spaces in designated areas. These are limited and reserved on a first come-first served basis. Personal Assistant tickets are available for anyone who requires support to attend the event and must be requested in advance.

If you have specific accessibility questions or requests please get in touch at info@manchestermusiccity.com.

Venue and event information can be found on our Accessibility page