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Event Calendar

J. Cole
Sat 21 October

J. Cole has announced he will be making his way to Manchester Arena on Saturday 21 October. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £40.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Emeli Sandé
Sun 22 October

Emeli Sandé will perform at Manchester Arena this year to celebrate the release of her critically acclaimed new album Long Live The Angels, with the main support being Calum Scott. Tickets for the Sunday 22 October concert are on sale now, priced from £37.50 (booking fees apply).

 

 

Metallica
Sat 28 October

Metallica return to Manchester Arena on Saturday 28 October show – the bands only appearance in the north of England.

 

 

The Comedy Get Down
Tue 31 October

Due to unforeseen TV commitments, The Comedy Get Down has been forced to cancel the UK leg of its World Tour. Ticketholders should return to their point of purchase to receive a full refund.

Jamiroquai
Thu 2 November

Global electronic soul funk superstars Jamiroquai will open their highly-anticipated European tour at Manchester Arena later this year. Tickets for the Thursday 2 November concert – the bands only show in the north of the country this year - are on sale now, priced from £37.50 (booking & venue facility fees apply).

 

WWE RAW
Mon 6 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2017 for two televised nights of mayhem at Manchester ArenaFans will be able to see all their favourite WWE Superstars all under one roof at RAW on Monday 6 November and SMACKDOWN LIVE on Tuesday 7 November. Tickets are on sale now! 

 

 

 

WWE SMACKDOWN LIVE
Tue 7 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2017 for two televised nights of mayhem at Manchester ArenaFans will be able to see all their favourite WWE Superstars all under one roof at RAW on Monday 6 November and SMACKDOWN LIVE on Tuesday 7 November. Tickets are on sale now! 

 

Key 103 Live 2017
Thu 9 November

Key 103's big annual party returns on Thursday 9 November, bringing the biggest stars to Manchester Arena including Rita Ora, Rudimental, Louisa Johnson, John Newman, James Arthur & Zara Larsson. Just announced Louis Tomlinson and Sigala! Tickets are on sale now priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

BBC Radio 1Xtra Live
Sat 11 November

In the year in which BBC Radio 1Xtra celebrates its 15th anniversary, 1Xtra Live at Manchester Arena, promises to bring the best in UK and international black and urban music to the biggest ever audience on Saturday 11 November. As ever, the event will be hosted by the 1Xtra DJ family.

 

The Killers
Mon 13 & Tue 14 November

The Killers have announced a major UK tour and they are heading to Manchester Arena on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 November, with special guest Juanita Stein. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from £45.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Alice Cooper
Wed 15 November

Heavy metal legend Alice Cooper returns to Manchester Arena this year for his first show in the city in over five years. Joining Alice in Manchester will be special guests The Mission and The Tubes. Tickets for the Wednesday 15 November are on sale now, priced from £40.00 (subject to booking fees).

 

Royal Blood
Thu 16 November

Rock duo Royal Blood will make their Manchester Arena debut this November to celebrate the release of their brand new album How Did We Get So Dark? Tickets for the Thursday 16 November concert are on sale nowpriced from £20.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Depeche Mode
Fri 17 November

Depeche Mode have announced they are heading to Manchester Arena on Friday 17 November. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £50.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Deep Purple
Sat 18 November

Rock legends Deep Purple return to Manchester Arena this year as part of their inFinite The Long Goodbye Tour. Special guests at Deep Purple’s Manchester show will be Europe. Tickets for the Saturday 18 November gig, their first in the city for over six years, are on sale now, priced from £49.50 (subject to booking fees).

 

Queens Of The Stone Age
Sun 19 November

Queens Of The Stone Age return to Manchester Arena on Sunday 19 November, with special guests Broncho. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

John Bishop: Winging It 2017 tour
Fri 24 & Sat 25 November

Comedy superstar John Bishop is back at Manchester Arena this year for his long awaited return to stand-up comedy with his brand new live show Winging It. Tickets for the Friday 24 & Saturday 25 November shows are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking fees apply).

Elvis with The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

2017 looks set to be another vintage year for fans of the King! Following the sell out UK arena tour last year and the number one multi-platinum album The Wonder Of You, Elvis returns to Manchester Arena for a live concert experience like no other, featuring the most recognisable voice of all time, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Tickets for the Tuesday 28 November show are on sale now, priced from £45.00 (booking and venue facility fees apply).

 

 

Phil Collins
Wed 29 November

One of the great British musicians, Phil Collins is back performing, having just returned to the stage for his first live dates in 10 years. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £65.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Kasabian
Thu 30 November

Superstar rockers Kasabian have announced their brand new tour, “For Crying Out Live”, and are coming to Manchester Arena this November, with support from very special guests Slaves. Tickets for this event are on sale now, priced from £29.50 (booking and facility fees apply) 

Gorillaz
Fri 1 December

It is no underestimation to say that the return of Gorillaz has been feverishly anticipated. With their first new studio album in 7 years they return to Manchester Arena this year as part of their massive Humanz tour, with support from Little Simz. Tickets for the Friday 1 December concert are on sale now, priced from £30.00 (booking & venue facility fees apply)

Steps
Sat 2 & Sun 3 December

Steps have added a second Manchester Arena date this December to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Tickets for the Sunday 3 December concert are on sale now, priced from £32.50 (booking & venue facility fees apply).

 

 

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe
Thu 7 December

Following the stunning success of their platinum selling album Together and 29 sold-out shows across the country, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced a headline show at Manchester ArenaTickets for the Thursday 7 December show are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking fees apply).

 

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets™

Rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets™. CineConcerts brings the beloved film to life with a live symphony orchestra performing John William's iconic score. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Queen + Adam Lambert
Sat 9 December

Queen + Adam Lambert’s magnificent 2017 touring show is returning to Manchester Arena this December.  It has been almost three years since they last performed in Manchester with a sold out show. Tickets for the Saturday 9 December are on sale now, priced from £69.00 (subject to booking & venue facility fee).

Mariah Carey
Sun 10 December

Manchester Arena will shine even brighter this yuletide with the arrival of global superstar Mariah Carey’s critically acclaimed All I Want For Christmas Is You tour! Tickets are on sale now, priced from £45.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics, performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra and conducted by Jules Buckley, returns to Manchester Arena this year with a brand new show. Tickets for the Thursday 14 December concert are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking fees apply).

Liam Gallagher
Sat 16 December

Liam Gallagher announces his return with a debut solo album and a UK arena tour. Heading to his home Manchester Arena on the Saturday 16 December. Support comes from Ratboy and Trampolene.

Let's Have a Rock n Roll Party

Let’s Have a Rock n’ Roll Party is the ultimate 50’s and 60’s extravaganza. 2017’s Best Christmas present and the family Christmas party', the show includes Gordon Hendricks as Elvis, Spencer J as Buddy Holly and A Ray of Charles, Russell Christian. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Arenacross 2018
Sat 6 January

Arenacross the Indoor Motocross Racing & Freestyle Motocross returns to Manchester Arena on Saturday 6 January 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £16.00 (booking and facility fees apply) 

Chris Rock
Thu 11 January

Chris Rock will open his first UK tour in ten years at Manchester Arena on Thursday 11 JanuaryTickets for The Total Blackout Tour are on sale now, priced from £25.00 - £95.00 (booking and venue facility fees apply).

 

 

Paramore
Fri 19 January

International rock superstars Paramore, 4x GRAMMY nominees and winner of the “Best Rock Song” trophy at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, bring 'Tour Three' to Manchester Arena. 
Tickets are on sale now, priced from £29.50 (booking and facility fees apply). 

 

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2018

Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live extravaganza comes to Manchester Arena. The Strictly Live Tour delivers escapist entertainment on a breathtaking scale. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

The Script
Sat 3 February

Following the release of their number 1 album ‘Freedom Child’The Script are going on tour and heading to Manchester Arena February next year. The Script are one of the world’s most successful bands and have sold over 29 million records. The Irish three-piece have scored x3 multi-platinum albums, all of which were #1 in the UK. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £27.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Lady Gaga
Tue 6 Feb

Lady Gaga's 'Joanne' tour date at Manchester Arena, originally for 17 October, has been rescheduled for 6 February 2018. Tickets for this show are on sale now.

Kendrick Lamar
Sat 10 February

Seven-time Grammy-winning hip-hop Renaissance man Kendrick Lamar, with special guest James Blake, brings 'THE DAMN. TOUR' to Manchester Arena. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £50.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

The X Factor Live Tour 2018

The X Factor Live Tour is returning to Manchester for 2018 and for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner!  Tickets are on sale now, priced from £20.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Heaven on Earth - The Live Arena Spectacular

Telling the story of Adam and Eve, Heaven on Earth comes to Manchester Arena next February as part of a UK arena tour. Tickets for the Thursday 22 - Sunday 25 February performances are on sale now, priced from £19.00 - £65.00 (booking and venue facility fees apply).

 

 

Paul Weller 2018
Thu 1 March

Paul Weller returns to Manchester Arena next year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his first album release ‘n The City and for his 13th album release A Kind Revolution. Support comes from The Strypes. Tickets for the Thursday 1 March 2018 show are on sale now, priced at £42.00 (booking & venue facility fees apply). 

Imagine Dragons
Sat 3 March

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band, Imagine Dragons return to Manchester Arena next March. Support from K.Flay. Tickets will go on sale now, priced from £32.50 (booking and facility fees apply).

Elbow
Sun 4 March

The UK's most recognised band elbow announce their heading to Manchester Arena next spring, they also release a new track, ‘Kindling (Fickle Flame). Tickets are on sale now, priced from £32.50 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Paloma Faith
Thurs 8 March

Double Platinum and BRIT award singer-songwriter Paloma Faith brings 'The Architect' Tour to Manchester ArenaTickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Stereophonics
Fri 9 March

One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics will embark to Manchester arena March next year, following the release their new album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £32.50 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Joe Bonamassa
Sat 10 March

The blues rocker, Joe Bonamassa has announced his return to Manchester Arena on Saturday 10 March 2018. Joe will feature alongside a hand-picked group of world-class musicians playing material from Blues of Desperation, plus classic Bonamassa fan favourites. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £59.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Jason Derulo
Thu 15 March

Global superstar Jason Derulo has announced he is coming to Manchester Arena next year to open his UK arena tour. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £29.50 (booking and facility fees apply) 

All Time Low
Fri 16 March

Chart-topping Baltimore quartet, All Time Low, are pleased to announce their return to Manchester Arena. Supporting All Time Low is Pierce The Veil. Tickets are on sale now, priced at £32.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

5 Star Wrestling
Thu 22 March

5 Star Wrestling: Manchester, is set to be our biggest event to date and we are absolutely proud to announce that the former WWE Champion: the iconic ROB VAN DAM will be in action at the Manchester Arena on Thursday 22 March, along with an army of the best wrestlers from around the world. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £15.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Thirty Seconds To Mars
Sat 24 March

Multi-platinum selling band Thirty Seconds to Mars return to Manchester Arena on Saturday 24 March. Tickets are on sale now, priced from 32.50 (booking and facility fee apply).

 

 

Sam Smith
Tues 27 March

Sam Smith announces his 2018 UK Arena Tour – his biggest headline shows to date. Tickets for this show go on sale 9am Friday 27 October, tickets priced from £27.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Arcade Fire
Sun 8 April

Following an acclaimed run of shows across the UK and Europe this summer, Arcade Fire have announced a headline tour for Spring 2018, which will see “one of the most popular and essential bands of the century” (NME) play Manchester Arena, 8 April. Support from Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Tickets on sale now, priced at £55.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Harry Styles
Mon 9 April

Due to overwhelming demand, Harry Styles has announced his appearance at Manchester Arena April next year. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £45.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Fast and Furious Live
Fri 13, Sat 14 & Sun 15 April

The action and excitement from one of the most popular and enduring film series of all-time will come to life in this ground-breaking live-arena tour. The adrenaline-fueled, two-hour show is set to be the most spectacular live arena production ever produced, featuring precision performance driving and newly created physics-defying stunts. Fans will be transported straight into this immersive extension of the Fast & Furious movies. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Michael McIntyre
Fri 20 & Sat 21 April

Britain’s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre, the global phenomenon, brings his Big World Tour to Manchester Arena next year. Michael McIntyre will be performing 2 dates in April 2018. Tickets for the Friday 20 April & Saturday 21 April shows are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking & venue facility fees apply). 

2018 Unibet Premier League Darts

The world's top darts players will return to Manchester Arena for the 2018 Unibet Premier League on Thursday April 26, with tickets for the popular event on sale now, priced from £23.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds soar into the slipstream of exhilarating new album, Who Built The Moon? to play Manchester Arena, 4 May 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)Please note there is an ID policy for this show, please read T&Cs before purchasing tickets. 
 

The Vamps
Sat 5 May

Following the success of their #1 third studio album ‘Night & Day’, The Vamps will play Manchester Arena in 2018. Tickets are on sale from 10am on Saturday 11 November 2017, priced from £12.50 (booking and facility fees apply) 

Bryan Adams - The Ultimate Tour 2018

Multi-million selling recording artist Bryan Adams is back and will embark on a seven-date UK arena tour in May 2018. Tickets for this event are on sale now, priced from £37.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Harlem Globetrotters

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to Manchester Arena as part of their 2018 World Tour. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £17.50 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Katy Perry
Fri 22 June

Katy Perry announces her appearance at Manchester Arena on Friday 22 June 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £50.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Roger Waters
Tues 3 July

Roger Waters has today announced that his pioneering ‘Us + Them’ tour will visit the UK next year. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £65.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Shania Twain: Shania NOW Tour

With the imminent release of her stunning new album ‘NOW’, multiplatinum, multi-award winning Shania Twain announces an unmissable show at Manchester Arena - the first time Shania has toured here in 13 years! Tickets are on sale now, priced from £60.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Nitro Circus: You Got This Tour

Nitro Circus: You Got This, featuring Travis Pastrana along with the best athletes in FMX, BMX, Scooter and Inline, comes to Manchester Arena in 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Jason Manford
Fri 30 Nov

Jason Manford brings his brand new tour 'Muddle Class' to Manchester Arena in November 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced at £27.50 (booking and facility fees apply)