List of Manchester Post-punk bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Post-punk solo artists from Manchester are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Manchester music that you've never heard before. The Post-punk bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Manchester. If you think the best Manchester Post-punk band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Artists on this list include The Smiths and James.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Post-punk bands from Manchester?" and "Which Post-punk bands started in Manchester?" then this list will answer your questions.