Event Calendar

Take That
Thu 21, Fri 22, Sat 23, Mon 25, Tue 26, Thu 28, Fri 29, Sat 30 May & Thurs 18 June

Take That, the UK’s most successful live act ever, have confirmed that they are heading back out on the road in 2015.  They will return to Manchester for a phenomenal 9 night residency on Thu 21, Fri 22, Sat 23, Mon 25, Tue 26, Thu 28, Fri 29, Sat 30 May & Thurs 18 June.  Support for all shows comes from Ella Henderson. Tickets are on sale now. 

Maroon 5
Mon 1 June

Maroon 5 return to Manchester for one of only three UK shows in 2015. Tickets for the Monday 1 June show are on sale now. 

Ariana Grande
Thurs 4 June

Ariana Grande brings The Honeymoon Tour to Manchester on Thursday 4 June. Tickets on sale now, priced from £32.50 - £38.50. Support for the show comes from Rixton

5 Seconds of Summer
Tues 9 June

5 Seconds Of Summer will bring their first headline UK & Europe arena tour to Manchester on Tuesday 9 June 2015. The Rock Out With Your Socks Out 2015 Tour will see the Australian punk pop band play to their army of dedicated fans in their biggest run of headline shows to date. Support for the show comes from special guests Hey Violet.

Fleetwood Mac
Fri 12 June & Wed 1 July

Following a record sell out tour in 2013, rock legends Fleetwood Mac are set to return to the Manchester with their On With The Show Tour. All five stars will be performing, including Christine McVie, who returns to the band following a 16 year absence. 

Taylor Swift
Wed 24 June

Taylor Swift returns to Manchester to showcase tracks from her latest studio album, 1989. The UK leg of The 1989 World Tour sees Taylor perform on Wednesday 24 June – her first live show in Manchester since her sold-out date at the Arena on 2011's Speak Now tour. Support comes from Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Pop music legends Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons return to Manchester on Friday 26 June. Tickets for the concert are on sale now. 

John Legend
Sat 27 June

Following a sold-out worldwide tour John Legend returns to the UK next year for his biggest tour to date. Tickets for the Manchester show, on Saturday 27 June are on sale now priced from £37.50.

Neil Diamond
Thurs 9 July

Iconic Grammy award-winning rock and pop singer/songwriter and rock and roll hall of fame member, Neil Diamond will be bringing his highly anticipated 2015 tour to Manchester next summer. Tickets for the Thursday 9 July show are on sale now. 

Bette Midler Divine Intervention

Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler will return to UK stages for the first time in 35 years. The Divine Miss M will visit Manchester on Saturday 11 July. Tickets are on sale now

World Championship Boxing: High Stakes

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing present High Stakes - a night of world championship boxing here at Manchester Arena on 18 July. Bury boxing star Scott Quigg will defend his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against Kiko Martinez and Anthony Crolla returns to the ring to challenge WBA World Lightweight champion Darleys Perez. Heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua MBE will also feature on the bill. Tickets on sale now.  

Key 103 Summer Live
Sun 19 July

Manchester’s biggest pop party is back on Sunday 19 July with a stellar line-up including Rita Ora, Mark Ronson, Little Mix, Mr Probz, Alesha Dixon, Lawson, Stereo Kicks and Ella Eyre.

Tickets are available now. 

Brian Wilson
Sat 26 September

Legendary performer and founding member of The Beach Boys Brian Wilson will perform at Manchester Arena as part of his 2015 UK arena tour. He will be joined by special guests America and Edwyn Collins. Tickets for the Saturday 26 September show are on sale now

One Direction
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October

One Direction, the world’s biggest pop act, return to Manchester next 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 showare 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.

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

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.

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 return to Manchester next year as part of their 2015 tour in support of their eighth full-length studio album No Fixed Address. Tickets for the Tuesday 17 November 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.

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.



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

TNA Maximum Impact 8
Fri 19 January

TNA Impact Wrestling returns to Manchester Arena with their most fan friendly tour ever. Tickets for the Friday 29 January event go on sale at 10am on Friday 29 May. 

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.