Scottish singer songwriter Lewis Capaldi is coming to the Castlefield Bowl this summer as part of the iconic Sounds of the City gig series.
Capaldi is to be the first instalment of this summer’s series, and he is the first of many across the board.
Ahead of the gig, here’s all you need to know about what to expect from the night at the Castlefield Bowl including the possible setlist and if tickets are still available.
When does Lewis Capaldi play in Manchester?
Lewis Capaldi will perform at the Castlefield Bowl in Manchester on Tuesday, 28 June.
What is the full lineup for the 2022 Sounds of The City?
Lewis Capaldi is the first of seven big name acts who will be performing at the Castlefield Bowl during June and July.
Below is the full list of events taking place at the Bowl.
- Lewis Capaldi | Tuesday 28 June
- Foals | Wednesday 29 June
- Crowded House | Thursday 30 June
- James | Saturday 2 July
- Pixies | Tuesday 5 July
- Sam Fender | Thursday 6 July
- Hacienda Classical | Friday 8 July
What could the setlist be?
Lewis Capaldi has had a busy summer so far, and has made appearances at various festivals across the UK, including Isle of Wight festival and Northside festival in Denmark.
Below is Capaldi’s set list from the Denmark show, which he finished with a cover of A Thousand Miles, according to setlist.fm.
The performance took place on Friday, 3 June.
- Hold Me While You Wait
- Before You Go
- Someone You Loved
- Don’t Get Me Wrong
- A Thousand Miles(Vanessa Carlton cover)
Can I still get tickets?
Tickets for Lewis Capaldi’s gig at the Castlefield Bowl are still available, however there is low availability.
The all standing outdoor venue has tickets available for just over £44 anthese can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
What has been said ahead of the Sound of the City gigs?
Visitors site Visit Manchester gave a run down of what people can expect at the Castlefield Bowl.
A spokesperson said: “Castlefield Bowl in the heart of Manchester City Centre has hosted over the years sold out shows from the likes of Chic, New Order, Arcade Fire, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Rag N Bone Man, Last Shadow Puppets, catfish And the Bottlemen, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Paolo Nutini, James, Pixies and The Courteeners.”
Who is Lewis Capaldi?
Lewis Capaldi is a singer songwriter from Glasgow, Scotland. The 25-year-old was born on 7 October 1996.
In 2017 and 2018 he won several awards for his breakthrough music, including at the Scottish Music and Scottish Independent Music Awards.
He also won the ‘Brand New for 2019’ Award at the MTV Music Awards.
Capaldi has so far released one studio album, called Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent which was released in 2019.
There are rumours that a second studio album could be released at some point in 2022.
On his father’s side, Capaldi’s second cousin once removed is the actor Peter Capaldi, who appeared in his music video for "Someone You Loved" and was the lead singer and guitarist in a punk rock band called the Dreamboys.