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Event Calendar

The Four Tops & The Temptations

Motown legends THE FOUR TOPS and THE TEMPTATIONS return to the UK and will be playing Manchester Arena on 20 November. They will be joined by special guests, TAVARES. Don't miss this night of back-to-back hits, get your tickets now!


Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons return to Manchester Arena in support of their forthcoming album, Delta.

Tickets are on sale now.

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 22 November. 

Tickets are on sale now.

Florence + The Machine

Florence + the Machine returns to Manchester Arena with the High As Hope tour.

Tickets on sale now.

The Human League

Human League, plus very special guests Midge Ure’s Band Electronica, are coming to Manchester Arena on 24 November

Tickets are on sale now.

Hits Radio Live November 2018

Hits Radio Live is returning to Manchester Arena on Sunday 25th November.

Tickets are on sale now!

Lauryn Hill
26 Nov

GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Ms. Lauryn Hill brings the European leg of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour to Manchester Arena on Monday 26 November.

Tickets are on sale now.

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

Ibiza Classics is back!! Now firmly part of the live music calendar, Pete Tong along with Jules Buckley and The Heritage Orchestra have announced their return to Manchester Arena with a brand new live show for 29 November. 

Tickets are on sale now.

Jason Manford
30 Nov

Jason Manford brings his brand new tour 'Muddle Class' to Manchester Arena on Friday 30 November

Tickets are on sale now.

STAR WARS A New Hope With Full Live Orchestra

Since the release of the first Star Wars movie nearly 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world. Star Wars In Concert heads to Manchester Arena on Saturday 1 December

Tickets are on sale now.

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 to celebrate its 40th ANNIVERSARY on Sunday 2 December. The show will feature a stellar cast including Liam Neeson, Jason Donovan, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Adam Garcia, Nathan James, Anna-Marie Wayne, as well as a Newton Faulker performance.

Tickets are on sale now.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons will bring their Farewell Tour to Manchester Arena on 6 December.

Tickets are on sale now.

7 Dec

The hills are alive with the sound of Madness as they return to Manchester Arena this December. Madness will be playing all the hits and fan favourites plus some brand new tracks. Plus special guests The Fratellis. 

Tickets are on sale now.

James + The Charlatans

James + The Charlatans plus special guests will play Manchester Arena on 8 December.

Tickets are on sale now.

Black Stone Cherry

Black Stone Cherry return to Manchester Arena on 10 December. Support comes from The Cadillac Three & Monster Truck.

Tickets are on sale now. 

11 Dec

Finnish symphonic metal gods NIGHTWISH celebrate more than two decades of their career and will perform their best-of compilation ‘Decades’ at Manchester Arena this December, with special guests heavy metallers BEAST IN BLACK led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist Anton Kabanen.

Tickets are on sale now.

Def Leppard
12 Dec

Multi-platinum act Def Leppard will return to Manchester Arena performing the seminal "Hysteria" album in full, with special guests Cheap Trick.

Tickets are on sale now.

Josh Groban
14 Dec

Internationally renowned singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban is heading to Manchester Arena on Friday 14 December. Known for his grammy-nominated Christmas album Noel and for his appearances in Glee, The Simpsons, The Office and CSI: NY.

Tickets are on sale now.

Nile Rogers & Chic

Legendary Nile Rodgers & CHIC will play Manchester Arena this festive season. Fans will be able to see the band perform all of their incredible hit songs in a brand new and expanded set.  

Tickets are on sale now.

Andre Rieu
20 Dec

The “King of Waltz” Andre Rieu returns to Manchester Arena with his grand show of romance and magic to all fans during the cozy pre-Christmas season of course he will play wonderful Christmas carols besides his entertaining and fantastic programme.

Tickets are on sale now.

Warrington vs Frampton

Josh Warrington will defend his IBF World Featherweight title against Carl Frampton at Manchester Arena on 22nd December.

Tickets are on sale now.

Peter Pan - The Arena Adventure

Please note that unfortunately all performances of Peter Pan have been cancelled due to technical reasons. A ticket refund is available immediately, please contact your point of purchase directly. 


The 1975
24 Jan

The 1975 UK & Ireland 2019 Tour plus special guests Pale Waves and No Rome will play Manchester Arena on 24 January.

Tickets are on sale now.

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2019

The Strictly Come Dancing UK Arena Tour is waltzing back on the road from January next year returning to Manchester on 26 and 27 January. Fans will be delighted to hear that Strictly favourite and 2017 TV show winner Ore Oduba will be hosting the tour for a second time. 

Tickets for this dancing spectacular are on sale now! 

Massive Attack

Massive Attack are back with a brand new tour! Mezzanine XX1 will be a totally new audio / visual production featuring Elizabeth Fraser and designed by Robert Del Naja with collaborators to be announced at a later date.

Tickets are on sale now.

Snow Patrol
30 Jan

Snow Patrol announce their appearance at Manchester Arena on 30 January.

Tickets are on sale now.

2 Feb

Boyzone bring the 'Thank You & Goodnight - The Farewell Tour' to Manchester Arena on 2 February.

Tickets are on sale now!

Ozzy Osbourne

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE returns to Manchester Arena with his "NO MORE TOURS 2," a reference to his 1992 "No More Tours" trek.

Tickets are on sale now.

Professor Brian Cox - Universal World Tour 2019

Professor Brian Cox OBE returns to Manchester Arena for his live show with Robin Ince as a special guest, on 9 February 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

Post Malone
19 Feb

Post Malone will embark on his first European tour, headlining Manchester Arena on Tuesday 19 February.

Tickets are on sale now.

Steely Dan
21 Feb

Grammy Award winning jazz rock band Steely Dan annouces UK Arena tour with special guest Steve Winwood.

Tickets are on sale now!

Fatboy Slim
28 Feb

Fatboy Slim has announced that he will be taking his hugely immersive In the Round Show to cities across the UK, hitting the Manchester Arena on  28 February. 

Tickets are on sale now.

X Factor 2019
3 March

The X Factor Tour has thrilled over three million people since it began 14 years ago, making it one of the UK’s most successful annual arena tours.

Get your tickets to The X Factor Live Tour 2019 now and don’t miss out...

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots announce their appearance at Manchester Arena on 5 March 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

Nicki Minaj & Future

Global hip hop icons Nicki Minaj & Future bring their co-headline tour NICKIHNDRXX to Manchester Arena on 18 March.

Tickets are on sale now. 

The World of Hans Zimmer

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has annouced a spectacular new tour, 'The World of Hans Zimmer', showcasing Manchester Arena on 20 March.

Tickets are on sale now.

George Ezra
16 & 23 March

George Ezra continues his phenomenal ascent with the announcement of his first ever headline arena tour, playing Manchester Arena on 16 March with a second date on 23 March.

Tickets for both shows are on sale now. 

Blue Planet II - Live In Concert

Witness the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife with Blue Planet II - Live In Concert.

Tickets are on sale now.

28 March

Busted will play Manchester Arena on 28th March 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

Panic! At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco will play Manchester Arena on Saturday 30 March 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

Titanic Live
3 April

Showcasing a uniquely familiar soundtrack that will forever be a part of cinematic history, Titanic Live sees James Horner’s epic score take centre stage with a symphony orchestra, choir and Celtic musicians, whilst the film is projected on a vast HD screen.

Tickets are on sale now.


Shawn Mendes
7 April

Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will return to Manchester Arena on 7 April 2019. Shawn Mendes has 4 Platinum singles (“Stitches”, “Mercy”, “Treat You Better” and “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”) and 3 Top 10 smash hits in the UK Official Charts.

Tickets are on sale now.

Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Musical?
12 April - 14 April

The Award Winning Brendan O'Carroll and Mrs. Brown's Boys invite you to their brand new production "Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Musical?" coming to Manchester Arena in April 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

Take That
22, 23, 25, 26, 27 April

2019 marks Take That’s 30th Anniversary. To celebrate their milestone, the band have announced a massive UK arena and stadium tour performing all their much loved greatest hits live. The tour will see Take That return to Manchester Arena joined by special guest Rick Astley.

Tickets are on sale now!

2019 Unibet Premier League Darts

The world's top darts players will return to Manchester Arena on 2 May for the 2019 Unibet Premier League.

Tickets are on sale now.

Bill Bailey 'Larks in Transit'

Bill Bailey is coming to Manchester Arena as part of his Larks In Transit tour. Larks In Transit is a compendium of travellers' tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian.

Tickets are on sale now.

Peter Kay
4 - 6 May, 9 - 11 May

Please click on MORE INFO for the full statement from Peter Kay

Michael Bublé

Grammy-award winning global megastar Michael Bublé will return to Manchester Arena with a band new tour on 26 May 2019.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 23 November.



Mark Knopfler
29 May

Mark Knopfler, one of the most critically and commercially successful artists of all time is back at Manchester Arena on 29 May.

Tickets are on sale now.

Olly Murs 2019

Olly Murs is back at Manchester Arena on Friday 31 May.

Tickets are on sale now.

Back Street Boys

Back Street Boys bring their DNA World Tour to Manchester Arena on 10 June. 

Tickets are on sale now!

Cirque du Soleil - Toruk

Inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie AVATAR, Cirque du Soleil’s uniquely different touring show TORUK – The First Flight will make its UK debut next June at Manchester Arena from 20 - 23 June 2019. 

Tickets are on sale now!

26 June

The Eagles - Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey - are bringing their critically acclaimed tour to Manchester Arena in 2019 and will perform classics spanning their career, including “Hotel California,” “One of These Nights,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” “Desperado,” and many more.

Tickets are on sale now.


Lynyrd Skynyrd
27 June

Lynyrd Skynyrd plus Status Quo return to Manchester Arena with their farewell tour 'Last of the Street Survivors' on Thursday 27 June.

Tickets are on sale now.

Westlife 2019
30 May & 28 June

Westlife, the UK's top selling album group of the 21st century play Manchester Arena on Thursday 30 May and Friday 28 June 2019

Tiickets available now!

KISS 2019
12 July

Known for their trademark larger-than-life blistering performances, KISS has proven for decades why they are hands down the most iconic live show in rock n roll. They return to Manchester Arena on Friday 12 July.

Tickets are on sale now.

Russell Howard Respite

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World, Russell Howard returns to Manchester Arena on 2 October with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date.

Tickets are on sale now.

The Stepback! 90s vs 00s

The Stepback! 90s vs 00s Concert is taking place at Manchester Arena on Friday, October 25, 2019 and will feature chart-topping stars from across both decades.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 1 March 2019.

Little Mix
14, 15 & 16 Nov

Pop superstars Little Mix today announce 'The LM5 Tour', a massive tour which sees them returning to Manchester Arena on Thursday 14, Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 2019.

Tickets are on sale now!

Marvel Universe Live!
28 Nov - 1 Dec

Marvel Universe Live! Returns to Manchester Arena with a new show featuring Guardians of the Galaxy and more than 20 favourite Marvel Super Heroes and Villans!

Tickets are on sale now!

Elton John
17 and 28 Nov 2020

Elton John returns to Manchester Arena on Tuesday 17 and Saturday 28 November 2020 with his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

Tickets are on sale now!