Event Calendar

Rod Stewart
Thurs 8 December

The legendary Rod Stewart will return to Manchester Arena to perform all his biggest hits from Gasoline Alley to Another Country as part of his upcoming arena tour. Tickets for the Thursday 8 December show are on sale now. Support comes from The Sisterhood.

Key 103 Christmas Live 2016

Boy band The Vamps and Manchester singer-songwriter JP Cooper complete the Key 103 Christmas Live line up. The Vamps and JP Cooper join Robbie Williams, Louisa Johnson, Blossoms, Busted, Sigma, Sigala and Jonas Blue at this December’s Key 103 Christmas Live. Final remaining tickets for the Friday 9 December show are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking fees apply).

World Championship Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs Eric Molina

Anthony Joshua MBE is set to defend his IBF World Heavyweight title against Eric Molina at the undisputed and undefeated home of UK boxing this December. For ticketholder information please click 'MORE INFO'.

 

 

Korn & Limp Bizkit
Mon 12 December

Manchester Arena will open the brand new co-headline UK tour by Korn & Limp Bizkit as both bands return to the UK for their first shows together in 19 years. Tickets for the Monday 12 December show are on sale now, priced from £39.50 (subject to booking fees). Support comes from Madball.

 

The 1975
Tue 13 December

The 1975 will play Manchester Arena this December – their biggest hometown show to date. Tickets for the Tuesday 13 December show are on sale now. The Manchester four-piece will be performing tracks from their latest album I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it alongside 2013’s self-titled debut.

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Wed 14 & Thu 15 December

Red hot on the heels of headlining some of the biggest music festivals around the world, Red Hot Chili Peppers return to Manchester on Wednesday 14 & Thursday 15 December as part of their first UK tour in five years. Tickets are on sale now (booking fees apply). All ticket purchases include a free copy of the band’s latest album The Getaway, get yours now. Supporting the band in Manchester will be Japanese sensation BABYMETAL. 

Madness
Fri 16 December

Madness will perform a very special festive show at Manchester Arena as part of their Can’t Touch Us Now 2016 UK tour. Tickets for the Friday 16 December concert are on sale now. The main show support will be from Lighting Seeds. 

Best Ever Christmas Show and the Story Of Jack Frost

Promoter statement: It is with much regret that we confirm the cancellation of The Best Ever Christmas Show for 2016. Due to unforeseen challenges in launching a show of this scale at this time of year the producers have come to a decision to cancel this year’s performances. Unfortunately circumstances have dictated that we would be unable to run the event to a standard that would be befitting of the Best Ever Christmas performers and team and give the audience the unique Christmas experience that we envisioned. All ticket holders will automatically receive a refund direct from their point of purchase. Should customers have any queries regarding their purchase they should first contact their point of purchase.

Status Quo
Mon 19 December

Status Quo will bring their thunderous electric live show back to Manchester Arena for the last time as part of The Last Of The Electrics tour. Tickets for the Monday 19 December show are on sale now. Please note, guitarist Rick Parfitt will not be appearing on the UK tour. Further details at MORE INFO

Andre Rieu
Thurs 22 December

André Rieu, together with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and many international soloists, returns to Manchester Arena. Tickets for the Thursday 22 December show are on sale now.

The Arenacross Tour 2017
Sat 7 January

The Arenacross Tour is back for 2017 and once again the high-octane action will be kicking off right here in Manchester! Tickets, including VIP hospitality packages, are on sale now.

Impractical Jokers
Thurs 12 January

The cast of Comedy Central’s Impractical Jokers, featuring the acclaimed comedy troupe The Tenderloins will make their Manchester Arena debut next year. Tickets for the Thursday 12 January 2017 show – their only confirmed date in the north of England next year - are on sale now.

Avenged Sevenfold
Mon 16 January

Avenged Sevenfold return to Manchester Arena next year alongside special guests Disturbed and In Flames. Tickets for the Monday 16 January show are on sale now, priced from £37.50 (booking fees apply).

Donny Osmond
Sat 21 January

Donny Osmond has announced exciting plans for his first solo concert tour of the UK in four years as he celebrates 50 years in show business. The Soundtrack Of My Life tour will being here at Manchester Arena on Saturday 21 January 2017. Tickets are on sale now.

Black Sabbath
Sun 22 January

Black Sabbath will open their final ever UK tour at Manchester Arena on Sunday 22 January. Tickets for what promises to be a legendary concert are on sale now. January’s show will be the final chance fans get to see the greatest metal band of all time, featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, live in Manchester.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble
Thurs 26 – Sun 29 January

Tickets on sale now! Best availability Thursday 7pm, Friday 7pm & Sunday 8pm. Marvel fans unite! Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level with an epic show unlike anything you’ve seen before. 

Strictly Come Dancing Live 2017
Sat 4 & Sun 5 February

BBC sports presenter Ore Oduba and actress Lesley Joseph will join presenter and singer Louise Redknapp, model Daisy Lowe and actor Danny Mac for Manchester Arena’s 10th anniversary performances of Strictly Come Dancing LiveTickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (subject to booking fees).

 

 

Green Day
Mon 6 February

Green Day return to Manchester Arena next year as part of their Revolution Radio UK tour. Catch the punk rock trio live in Manchester performing the classic hits American Idiot, Holiday, Basket Case, Wake Me Up When September Comes and the brand new single Bang Bang. Tickets for the Monday 6 February show are on sale now. Joining Green Day in Manchester will be special guests The Interrupters.

 

Drake
Sat 11 & Sun 12 February

Drake returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his The Boy Meets World tour. Tickets for the Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 February shows are on sale now, priced from £55.00 (subject to booking fees).

Jack Whitehall
Fri 17 & Sat 18 February

Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall returns to Manchester Arena next year with his brand new show At Large. Tickets for his second date, Saturday 18 February, are on sale now.

Pet Shop Boys
Sun 19 February

Synth-pop giants Pet Shop Boys return to Manchester Arena for the first time in over four years as part of their 2017 Super UK tour. Tickets for the Sunday 19 February show are on sale now, priced from £35.00 - £75.00 (booking fees apply).

Kaiser Chiefs
Fri 3 March

As the best renowned crowd-pleasing act in the UK, Kaiser Chiefs have announced their first arena tour in two years, including at date at Manchester Arena. Tickets are on sale now, from £19.50 (booking fees apply). Support comes from Spring King and NGOD.

 

The X Factor Live 2017

The final eight contestants for the live shows of The X Factor Live Tour at Manchester Arena have just been announced. 5 After Midnight, Emily Middlemas, Four of Diamonds, Matt Terry, Ryan Lawrie, Saara Aalto, Sam Lavery and Honey G will appear at both matinee and evening Manchester shows on Saturday 4 March. Grab your tickets now. 

 

The Weeknd
Sun 5 March

The Weeknd brings his Starboy: Legend of the Fall world tour to Manchester Arena next March. Tickets for the Sunday 5 March concert – the first show on the UK leg of his world tour - go on sale 10.00am Friday, priced from £30.00 (booking fees apply).

 

 

ACB: SuperSonic (MMA)
Sat 11 March

One of the world's fastest growing MMA promotions, Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), will stage its debut fight in England at Manchester Arena next year. Tickets for the Saturday 11 March ACB: Supersonic event are on sale now.

 

Olly Murs
Fri 17 & Sat 18 March

Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, returns to Manchester Arena next spring to celebrate the release of his latest album 24 HRS. Tickets for his Friday 17 & Saturday 18 March shows are on sale now, priced from £29.50 (booking fees apply).

Betway Premier League Darts 2017

The world’s top darts stars return to Manchester Arena for the Betway Premier League on Thursday 23 March with the likes of Michael van Gerwen, Phil Taylor and Gary Anderson competing for the prestigious title. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £23.00 (booking fees apply). 

A.R Rahman
Sun 26 March

Plans to bring AR Rahman’s hugely successful 2015 US ‘Intimate Tour’ to the UK this September have faced some serious and ultimately insurmountable technical challenges, leading to the postponement of the tour. Manchester Arena’s show on Friday 30 September has now been rescheduled to Sunday 26 March 2017. All tickets remain valid for the new date. Ticketholders who cannot make the new date are asked to contact their original point of purchase for a refund.

Russell Howard
Fri 31 March

Russell Howard returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his biggest global tour to date - Round The World. Tickets for the Friday 31 March 2017 show are on sale now.

Craig David
Sat 1 April

Craig David returns to Manchester Arena as part of his biggest UK arena tour in 15 years. Tickets for the Saturday 1 April show are on sale now, priced from £27.00 (booking fees apply).

The Who
Wed 5 April

The Who return to Manchester Arena next April to perform their greatest hits alongside a very special performance of Tommy. For Who fans new and old this is something special that hasn’t been done by the band or seen by their audience since 1970. Tickets are on sale now.

Harlem Globetrotters
Fri 7 April

The world famous and now recording breaking Harlem Globetrotters, set nine Guinness World Records™. Their spectacular show will feature some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet as part of their 2017 World Tour, at Manchester Arena. Tickets for the Friday 7 April show are on sale now.

 

Mrs Brown's Boys: Good Mourning Mrs Brown

Due to a phenomenal demand for tickets to 2017’s Manchester dates an extra show has just been added for Mrs. Brown’s Boys Good Mourning Mrs. BrownTickets for the new performance, on Wednesday 12 April, are on sale now. 

Diversity: Genesis
Sun 16 April

After six sell out UK tours, 300,000 tickets sold, countless television performances and numerous other accomplishments, Diversity have announced their seventh tour Genesis, which comes to Manchester Arena on Sunday 16 April 2017. Tickets are on sale now.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Pop music legends Frankie Valli &The Four Seasons return to Manchester Arena next spring as part of their Greatest Hits UK tour. Tickets for the Thursday 27 April concert are on sale now, priced from £45.00 (booking fees apply). One of the few Stateside groups whose reign of hits was uninterrupted by The Beatles and the British Invasion, Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons went on to enjoy a series of hit singles including Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye), Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back To You and the disco classic December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night!).

 

 

Shawn Mendes
Fri 28 April

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first-ever headlining arena world tour for 2017. The huge 44-date tour stops off at Manchester Arena – his only show in the north of England – on Friday 28 April. Final tickets remaining, don't miss out get your's now! 

Bruno Mars
Tue 2 May - Wed 3 May

Grammy award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling entertainer Bruno Mars adds a second date Wednesday 3 May to Manchester Arena next year as part of his massive The 24K Magic World Tour. Tickets are on sale now! Priced from £37.50 (booking fees apply). Please note that the box office at Manchester Arena will not be selling tickets for this show - please buy online or by calling our booking hotline.

 

 

The Vamps
Sat 6 May

The Vamps return to Manchester Arena on Saturday 6 May as part of their brand new 2017 tour. Tickets are on sale now, priced from only £12.50 (booking fees apply).

 

Micky Flanagan
Thu 4, Fri 5 & Sun 7 May

After tickets for his first night sold out in minutes, comedian Micky Flanagan has added two more Manchester Arena shows! Tickets for the new An’ Another Fing dates are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking fees apply).

 

 

Iron Maiden
Mon 8 May

Rock legends Iron Maiden return to Manchester Arena next spring as part of The Book Of Souls world tour. Special guests on the Manchester date will be American arena headliners Shinedown.

 

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone™

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world.  Audiences will now be able to relive the magic of Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone™ in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing a full live orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. Tickets for the Tuesday 16 May concert are on sale now.

Professor Brian Cox Live

Professor Brian Cox, OBE, will bring his live show to Manchester Arena next spring. Tickets for the Sunday 21 May performance are on sale now.

Ariana Grande
Mon 22 May

Chart-topping music sensation Ariana Grande brings her Dangerous Woman UK tour to Manchester next May. Tickets for the Monday 22 May show – her only confirmed show in the north for 2017 – are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking fees apply).

Take That
Thu 18, Fri 19, Sat 20, Thu 25, Fri 26 & Sat 27 May

Take That are set to bring their hometown fans yet another unmissable live experience when they return to Manchester Arena in 2017 with Wonderland Live. Tickets for the Thursday 18, Friday 19, Saturday 20, Thursday 25, Friday 26 & Saturday 27 May shows are on sale now. 

 

KISS
Tue 30 May

Heavy metal legends KISS will play Manchester Arena next spring – their only confirmed show in the north of the country for 2017. Tickets for the Tuesday 30 May gig, their first in the city for over seven years, go on sale 9.00am Friday, priced from £45.00 (subject to booking fees).

Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will perform a very special show at Manchester Arena next summer. Tickets for the Thursday 22 June concert, the band’s only show in the north of the country, are on sale now, priced from £47.50 (booking fees apply).

Radiohead
Tue 4 & Wed 5 July

Radiohead will play two shows at Manchester Arena next summer. July’s dates will be the first by the band at the venue since 2012 and follow their recent performance at London’s Roundhouse, tickets for which sold out in under twenty minutes. 

Blink-182
Fri 14 July

Pop punk band Blink-182 return to Manchester Arena next summer to perform tracks from their latest number one album California alongside hits from Enema Of The State, Neighbourhoods and 2003’s self-titled Blink-182Tickets are on sale now!!

 

 

BROS
Tue 22 August

BROS will play Manchester Arena next summer in their first show outside of the capital. Tickets for the Tuesday 22 August date are on sale now, priced from £40.00 (subject to booking fees). Speaking ahead of their 2017 Manchester show, Matt and Luke Goss said: “We’re so excited to play these shows, we wish it was next week. Summer can’t come soon enough.”

 

Emeli Sandé
Sun 22 October

Emeli Sandé will perform at Manchester Arena next year to celebrate the release of her critically acclaimed new album Long Live The Angels. Tickets for the Sunday 22 October concert go on sale 9.00am Friday 9 December, priced from £37.50 (booking fees apply).

 

 

Deep Purple
Sat 18 November

Rock legends Deep Purple return to Manchester Arena next 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, go on sale 9.00am Friday 9 December, priced from £49.50 (subject to booking fees).

 

Little Mix
Fri 20 October, Tues 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! NEWS - LittleMix announce extra date at Manchester Arena, on Friday 20th October. Tickets are on sale now!

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

Comedy superstar John Bishop is back at Manchester Arena next 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).

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 next year with a brand new show. Tickets for the Thursday 14 December concert go on sale 9.30am Friday 9 December, priced from £35.00 (booking fees apply).