Event Calendar

Florence + The Machine
Fri 18 September

Florence + The Machine return to Manchester Arena this autumn. Tickets for the Friday 18 September show are on sale now, priced £35.00 (booking fees apply). Support for the show comes from acoustic folk rock trio The Staves.

Brian Wilson
Sat 26 September

Due to the overwhelming success of Brian Wilson’s movie ‘Love and Mercy’ which has opened in the US to critical acclaim, Brian has had to postpone his current UK tour planned for September 2015 due to commitments in the US. Tickets holders are advised to get refunds for the 2015 shows from the point of purchase.


One Direction
Sat 3 & Sun 4 October

One Direction, the world’s biggest pop act, return to Manchester Arena later this year as part of their eagerly awaited On The Road Again world tour. 

Legends Live Tour 2015
Tues 6 October

The Legends Live Tour 2015 brings together the cream of international soul acts on one stage for the very first time. Dionne  WarwickRoberta  FlackThe  Drifters  &  Mary Wilson  of  The  Supremes will perform at Manchester Arena this October – the only chance to see them live in the north of the UK this year. Tickets for the Tuesday 6 October show are on sale now.

Fall Out Boy
Fri 9 October

Multi-platinum selling band Fall Out Boy will return to Manchester this Autumn for the American Beauty / American Psycho Tour. Tickets are on sale now, priced £29.50.  Fall Out Boy will be joined by special guests Professor Green and Matt & Kim.

World Championship Boxing
Sat 10 October

Don't miss this incredible night of World Championship boxing. Andy Lee will defend his WBO World Middleweight title for the first time against Billy Joe Saunders. Britain’s premier lightweight Terry ‘Turbo’ Flanagan is set defends his WBO World Lightweight title against Diego Magdaleno and Liam Smith will go up against  John Thompson for the WBO World Junior Middleweight crown. Tickets for the Saturday 10 October fight are on sale now.

Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Enchantment
Wed 14 - Sun 18 October

Get ready to be swept away by your favourite Disney stories. Rev up for high-speed stunts as the crew of Disney/Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid’s enchanted undersea kingdom and catch up with the Toy Story gang – the toys are back in town! Plus, enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen. Tickets on sale now

ASAP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa

Two of hip-hop’s most formidable talents, A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa, are joining forces for a co-headline show here at Manchester Arena on Monday 19 October. Tickets are on sale now.

Michael McIntyre
Thurs 29 - Sat 31 October

Michael McIntrye returns to Manchester with his hotly anticipated brand new stand-up show Happy & Glorious. He will be joined by special guest Paul Tonkinson. Tickets for the Thursday 29 – Saturday 31 October 2015 shows are on sale now.

Motley Crue
Tue 3 November

One of the most legendary and iconic heavy rock bands of all time, Mötley Crüe, return to Manchester Arena this November for All Bad Things Must Come To An End – The Final Tour. Tickets for the Tuesday 3 November show are on sale now. Joining the Crüe for their final ever Manchester show will be very special guest Alice Cooper.

50 Cent
Fri 6 November

Rap legend 50 Cent returns to Manchester Arena on Friday 6 November,  joined by members of his legendary G-Unit collective.

Mon 9 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment returns to Manchester in November 2015 for two televised nights of mayhem! Monday Night RAW will be on Monday 9 November. Tickets on sale now.

WWE Smackdown
Tues 10 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment returns in November 2015 for two televised nights of mayhem! Tuesday Night Smackdown will be in Manchester on Tuesday 10 November. Tickets are on sale now.

Imagine Dragons
Fri 13 November

Imagine Dragons bring their Smoke + Mirrors tour to Manchester Arena on Friday 13 November. Support comes from Sunset Sons. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £30. 

Tues 17 November

Multi-platinum selling rock band Nickelback is forced to cancel all remaining dates for the 2015 No Fixed Address Tour due to an extended period of vocal rest ordered for lead singer Chad Kroeger, who was diagnosed with an intracordal cyst on his voice box in June. Kroeger recently underwent surgery and must remain on vocal rest as ordered by doctors for the next six to nine months in order to fully recuperate.  Ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.  

Kelly Clarkson
Wed 18 November

Kelly Clarkson returns to Manchester Area on Wednesday 18 November. Tickets are on sale now.

World Championship Boxing: Crolla v Perez Rematch

Anthony Crolla will face Darleys Perez in a rematch for the WBA World Lightweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 21 November, live on Sky Sports. Tickets on sale from midday on Monday 21 September.


Duran Duran
Fri 27 November

British rock legends Duran Duran start the UK leg of their Paper Gods tour here at Manchester Arena in November. Tickets for the Friday 27 November show are on sale now.

Paul Weller
Sat 28 November

Paul Weller returns this November to perform tracks from his brand new album Saturn’s Patterns. Tickets for the Saturday 28 November are on sale now, priced £38.00.

Fri 4 December

Stereophonics return to Manchester Arena as part of their UK tour in support of their latest album Keep the Village Alive. Tickets for the Friday 4 December show are on sale now.

Sat 5 December

Legendary dance act Faithless return to Manchester Arena later this year for the final show as part of a special four date UK tour. Tickets for the Saturday 5 December show are on sale now.

Mumford & Sons
Sun 6 December

Mumford & Sons will return to Manchester Arena this winter as part of an eleven date UK / Ireland tour. Tickets for the Sunday 6 December show go on sale on Friday at 9.00am, priced £25.00 & £37.50 (booking fees apply).

Key 103 Christmas Live 2015
Fri 11 December

Manchester’s biggest pop party returns on Friday 11 December. Early bird tickets are now availabe for Key 103 Christmas Live.

Simply Red
Sat 12 December

Simply Red mark their 30th anniversary this year with a world tour, including a very special hometown show in Manchester. Tickets for the Saturday 12 December concert are on sale now. Support comes from Natalie Imbruglia.



Mon 14 December

Madonna - one of the most successful live performers of all time - returns to Manchester Arena for her only show in the North of England as part of her 2015 Rebel Heart World Tour. Tickets for the Monday 14 December show are on sale now

Def Leppard / Whitesnake
Tues 15 December

Rock icons Def Leppard and Whitesnake bring their joint headline tour to Manchester Arena this December with support from Black Star Riders. Tickets for the Tuesday 15 December show are on sale now.

Andre Rieu
Fri 18 December

Andre Rieu - the world’s most successful violinist - will return to Manchester Arena with a magical new show this Christmas. Tickets for the Friday 18 December show are on sale now

The Monster Energy Arenacross Tour

Be prepared for an action-packed night of entertainment when The Monster Energy Arenacross Tour comes to Manchester Arena to start their 2016 tour! Tickets for the Saturday 2 January event are on sale now

TNA Maximum Impact 8
Fri 29 January

TNA Impact Wrestling returns to Manchester Arena with their most fan friendly tour ever. Tickets for the Friday 29 January event are on sale now.

Nitro Circus Live
Tues 2 February

Nitro Circus Live’s latest creation takes things to a whole new level, as the best athletes in freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, skate and more unite for a spectacular all-new production, which comes to Manchester Arena on Tuesday 2 February. Tickets are on sale now

Jason Derulo
Thurs 4 February

R&B sensation Jason Derulo returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his biggest ever UK arena tour. Tickets for the Thursday 4 February show are on sale now

Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown & Halestorm - Carnival of Madness

The Carnival Of Madness Tour with Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown, Halestorm plus special guests Highly Suspect comes to Manchester Arena next year. Tickets for the Saturday 6 February show are on sale now.

All Time Low
Fri 12 February

American pop punk band All Time Low return to Manchester Arena on Friday 12 February as part of their Back To The Future Hearts arena tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday.

Wet Wet Wet
Sat 5 March

Iconic British band Wet Wet Wet return to Manchester Arena next year as part of The Big Picture Tour. Tickets for the Saturday 5 March show go on sale at 9.00am on Thursday 21 May.

Little Mix
Thurs 24 March

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2016 as part of their Get Weird UK tour. Tickets are on sale now

Fri 25 March

Iconic Norwegian pop trio a-ha have announced details of their Cast In Steel reunion album and tour, including a date at Manchester Arena on Friday 25 March. Tickets on sale now

Dixie Chicks
Sat 30 April

Country music trio Dixie Chicks will make their Manchester Arena debut next spring. Tickets for the Saturday 30 April show are on sale now.

Betway Premier League Darts 2016

The world's best darts players return to Manchester next May as part of Betway Premier League Darts’ 2016 tour. Tickets on sale soon