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Event Calendar

Little Mix
Tue 21 November & Wed 22 November

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2017 as part of their The Glory Days UK tour. Tickets for the Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 November 2017 shows are on sale now! 

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.

***John Bishop fans, please arrive at 6.30pm otherwise there is a likelihood you will miss the start of the show.***  

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 at Manchester Arena on Wednesday 29 November 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 Thursday 30 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™ at Manchester arena on Friday 8 December 2017. 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). Please note door time is 6pm

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! At Manchester Arena on Sunday 10 December. 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

It is with great regret that we are forced to cancel the Lets Have A Rock n Roll Party performance at Manchester Arena. We had always aimed to produce the UK’s best rock n’ roll show, the biggest event with the very best acts. Sadly, due to production difficulties exacerbated by the time of year, we have fallen slightly short of our own expectations and are reluctant to put on a show that would not meet our high standards. You will receive a full refund to the card on which you made the original purchase.

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, bring 'Tour Three' to Manchester Arena on Friday 19 January 
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 from Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 February. First time apperance from Darcey as a judge on the tour and she will join fellow judges Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli. 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 Saturday 3 FebruaryThe 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 Tuesday 6 February 2018. Tickets for this show are on sale now (booking and facility fees apply).

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 on Saturday 10 February. 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 Arena Tuesday 20 February 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

Beyond the Event organisers control, Heaven On Earth unfortunately has been cancelled. Please return to your point of purchase for a full refund. 

 

 

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 Saturday 3 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 on Sunday 4 March 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 Arena on Thursday 8 MarchTickets 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 Friday 9 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 on Thursday 15 March to open his 2018 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 on Friday 16 March. 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).

Flight of the Conchords

Flight of the Conchords bring the 'Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour' to Manchester Arena on Friday 23 March 2018, for their first U.K tour in over seven years. Tickets for this event are on sale now (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
27 - 28 March

Sam Smith announces his 2018 UK Arena Tour is coming to Manchester Arena on the 27/28 March 2018. Tickets for his two are on sale now, tickets priced from £27.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Fall Out Boy
Thurs 29 March

The Grammy-nominated four-piece hail from Chicago and are one of the world’s most successful rock bands Fall Out Boy return to Manchester Arena as part of their M A  N  I  A tour on Thursday 29 March. Tickets will go on sale Friday 24 November at 9am, Tickets priced from £32.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Torvill and Dean's Dancing On Ice 2018

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across to Manchester Arena next year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. Experience sensational routines and breathtaking stunts, all performed on an enormous ice rink in this incredible live show. Tickets will go on sale Friday 8am, priced from £35.00 (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 on Monday 9 April 2018. 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 2 Fast 2 Furious will come to life at Manchester Arena from Friday 13- Sunday 15 April 2018 for this ground-breaking live-arena tour. The adrenaline-fueled, two-hour show is set to be the most spectacular live arena production ever produced. 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 on the 26 April 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). 

Manic Street Preachers
Sat 28th April

Manic Street Preachers are heading to Manchester Arena on the 28 April 2018 to coincide with the release of 'Resistance Is Futile', the band have announced their biggest series of UK live shows in over a decade. Support on all dates comes from very special guests The Coral. Tickets for the concert are on sale Friday 24 Novemeber priced from £36.50 (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 on Saturday 5 May 2018Tickets are on sale now, 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 Manchester Arena on Thursday 24 May 2018. Tickets for this event are on sale now, priced from £37.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

The Elvis World Tour featuring Shawn Klush & Dean Z

The world's most successful Elvis tribute artiste of all time, Shawn Klush, and the incredible Dean Z are bringing their incredible show to the Manchester Arena on Friday 25 May. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from £23.00 (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 on Saturday 26 May as part of their 2018 World Tour. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £17.50 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, featuring Ramin Djawadi will head to Manchester Arena in June next year. Tickets will go on sale Friday 9am, tickets priced from £40.00 (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).

Peter Kay
Mon 4 - Mon 25 & Sat 30 June 2018

***Extra dates*** One of Britain’s best loved comedians, the multi award winning actor, writer, director, author and producer Peter Kay comes to Manchester Arena in June 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Roger Waters
Tues 3 July

Roger Waters has announced that his pioneering ‘Us + Them’ tour will visit Manchester Arena on Tuesday 3 July 2018Tickets are on sale now, priced from £65.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Key 103 Live 2018
Sat 14th July

EMO presents Key 103 Live 2018, returning to Manchester Arena on Saturday 14 July. Tickets are on sale now priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS
Fri 3rd Aug - Saturday 4th Aug

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – The Arena Spectacular, is back! at Manchester Arena Friday 3 - Saturday 4 August 2018. Book your tickets now before they become extinct! Priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Iron Maiden
Mon 6th Aug

Iron Maiden return to Manchester Arena for thier Legacy Of The Beast 2018 tour on Monday 6 August. With special guests Killswitch Engage. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £48.50 (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 in September 2018!- the first time Shania has toured here in 13 years! Tickets are on sale now, priced from £60.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO
Fri 5th Oct

Jeff Lynne’s ELO announce they are performing at Manchester Arena autumn 2018.Tickets are on sale now and priced from £50.00 (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 on Thursday 22nd November 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

The Human League
Sat 24 Nov 18

Human League + Very Special Guest Midge Ure’s Band Electronica are coming to Manchester Arena on Saturday 24 Novmeber 2018. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from £38.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Jason Manford
Fri 30 Nov

Jason Manford brings his brand new tour 'Muddle Class' to Manchester Arena on Friday 30 November 2018. Tickets are on sale now, priced at £27.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds – Alive on Stage returns to Manchester Arena next year to celebrate its 40th ANNIVERSARY on Saturday 2nd December 2018. Tickets go on sale on Friday 24th November 2017. priced from £43.50 (booking and facility fees apply).

Professor Brian Cox Live
Sat 9 February 2019

Professor Brian Cox OBE returns to Manchester Arena for his live show with Robin Ince as a special guest, on Saturday 9 February 2019. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Peter Kay
Sat 4 May - Mon 6, Thurs 9 - Sat 11 May 2019

***Extra dates just announced for 2019*** One of Britain’s best loved comedians, the multi award winning actor, writer, director, author and producer Peter Kay comes to Manchester Arena in May 2019. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply).