Event Calendar

Betway Premier League Darts

The world's best darts players return to Manchester as part of Betway Premier League Darts’ 2015 UK & Ireland tour. Tickets for the Thursday 2 April Manchester ‘Judgement Night’ match are on sale now. 

Nicki Minaj
Sat 4 April

Rap’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj will bring The Pinkprint Tour to Manchester on Saturday 4 April. The tour will also feature special guest Trey Songz, who has recorded two number one collaborations with Nicki, Touchin/Loving and Bottoms Up. Tickets for the show are on sale now

Mrs Browns' Boys: How Now Mrs Brown Cow

The award-winning Mrs Brown’s Boys return to Manchester next year with their brand new tour How Now Mrs Brown Cow. Tickets for the five night residency, from Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 April (inc Saturday matinee) are on sale now.

WWE Live
Sun 12 April

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to Manchester on Sunday 12 April 2015. Tickets on sale now. Please note that this event will now start later than originally advertised. The show's new start time is 7.00pm. 

Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together

Paul Simon & Sting, two of music’s most iconic singer songwriters, will perform On Stage Together here in Manchester on Monday 13 April

CBeebies Live! Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble’s Circus

Roll up, roll up, Justin Fletcher MBE is back in a brand new production this Easter! Following on from his first sell-out arena tour in 2013, Justin is bringing his fun-filled show - Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble’s Circus to town! Tickets for the 1.30pm & 4.45pm Tuesday 14 April shows are on sale now.

Netball Superleague Semi-Final: Manchester Thunder vs TBC

Manchester Thunder are to play their Superleague semi-final match at Manchester Arena next month. The reigning champions play their last-four home tie at the Arena on Saturday 18 April. Tickets for the event are on sale now

Harlem Globetrotters
Sun 19 April

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their one-of-a-kind family show back to Manchester as part of their spectacular nine-game 2015 UK tour. Tickets for the Sunday 19 April game are on sale now. 

Olly Murs
Wed 22 - Fri 24 April

Olly Murs, one of pop music’s biggest and most loved stars, is to hit the road in 2015 with 16 spectacular arena dates across the UK. A third Manchester show has just been added to the the tour. Tickets for the Friday 24 April show are on sale now. Joining Olly in Manchester will be special guest Ella Eyre.

The Vamps
Sat 25 April

The Vamps have announced their first arena tour, which will come to Manchester on Saturday 25 April 2015. Support comes from Union J and other special guests. Tickets are on sale now. 

S Club 7
Fri 8 May

Pop powerhouse S Club 7 have announced their hotly-anticipated return to the music scene with their 2015 Bring It All Back arena tour, their first in over 10 years, which comes to Manchester on Friday 8 May. Tickets are on sale now

J Cole
Thurs 14 May

J. Cole, the Grammy nominated and platinum-selling rapper brings his 2014 Forest Hills Drive tour to Manchester Arena on Thursday 14 May. Tickets are on sale now

Mark Knopfler
Sat 16 May

Grammy award winner Mark Knopfler returns to Manchester to perform tracks from his ninth solo album Tracker live for the first time alongside some of his Dire Straits classics, including Sultans of Swing, Romeo and Juliet and Money for Nothing. Tickets for the Saturday 16 May show are on sale now.

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. *Due to logistical issues Take That are rearranging their show on Monday 29 June to Thursday 18 June. Original tickets are still valid or a refund including booking fee is available from your point of purchase.

Maroon 5
Mon 1 June

Maroon 5 return to Manchester for one of only three UK shows2015. 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. 

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.

Fleetwood Mac
Fr 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. 

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

Key 103 Summer Live
Sun 19 July

Manchester’s biggest pop party is back on Sunday 19 July and tickets are available right NOW at their early bird prices from £24 (booking fees apply). 

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. 

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! Tickets on sale from 9.00am on Friday 10 April.

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.

Imagine Dragons
Fri 13 November

Imagine Dragons bring their Smoke + Mirrors tour to Manchester Arena on Friday 13 November. 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 next 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 go on sale at 10.00am Wednesday 1 April.

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