Following the UK Government advice in relation to non-essential social contact, we are liaising with promoters and event organisers to reschedule our events calendar. Further information here
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Event Calendar

Gods Of Rap II
23 April

Statement from promoter: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Gods of Rap II tour is regrettably cancelled. Customers can obtain a refund from their point of purchase"

Gregory Porter

Jazz/soul singing sensation Gregory Porter embarks on a brand new tour for 2020 and is coming to Manchester on 9 May 2020.

Tickets are on sale now!

Camila Cabello

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer-songwriter Camila Cabello has announced she is bringing The Romance Tour to Manchester on 4 June 2020.
 

Tickets are on sale now!

Alicia Keys
7 June

Global music icon and 15-time GRAMMY Award winner Alicia Keys is bringing ALICIA – THE WORLD TOUR to Manchester on 7 June.

Tickets on sale now!

Whitesnake and Foreigner

Artist statement: "Unfortunately the forthcoming Whitesnake / Foreigner / Europe U.K. tour due May – June 2020 has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted by their point of purchase in due course."

 

 

World Championship Boxing: Whyte v Povetkin

Statement from the promoter: "In line with the BBBofC and Government guidelines relating to COVID-19, Matchroom Boxing have postponed all events scheduled to be taking place in May, including Dillian Whyte vs. Alexander Povetkin at Manchester Arena on May 2. Subject to the developing situation, Whyte’s Interim WBC Heavyweight World Title clash with Povetkin has been rescheduled to Saturday July 4th.

Tickets are valid for the rescheduled date. 

Aerosmith: European Tour 2020

Four-time GRAMMY®-winning band Aerosmith will play in Manchester as part of their European Tour 2020 on 18th July. 

Tickets are on sale now!

Diana Ross
3 & 19 July

For the first time in 22 years, Diana Ross returns to Manchester for an electrifying evening of great fun, music, glamour and love.  

Tickets are on sale now!

Billie Eilish
21 & 22 July

Billie Eilish will play in Manchester on 21 and 22 July as part of her WHERE DO WE GO? world tour.

Tickets are on sale now!

Blossoms
22 Aug

Message from the band: 

"Hiya. Obviously we were all gutted to have to postpone the rest of our March dates. These shows have now been rescheduled for August. Keep hold of your tickets as they’ll remain valid for the new dates. We can’t wait to see you all then X."

Barry Manilow
1 Sept

Barry Manilow’s upcoming May 2020 UK shows have been rescheduled due to the current corona-virus outbreak. The new date for Barry Manolow plus special guest Curtis Stigers in Manchester will be 1 September. Please hold on to your existing tickets as they will be automatially transferred to the new date.

Thanks to everyone in the UK, all of you have been patient and understanding.

RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World Tour 2020

RuPaul’sDrag Race Werq The World will now take place in Manchester on 3 September and the best news is, you don’t have to do a single thing!

All tickets will be automatically transferred to the new show date. 

Celine Dion
4 & 5 Sept

Celine Dion, one of the most immediately recognised and widely respected superstars in pop music history brings her COURAGE WORLD TOUR to Manchester on 4 and 5 September.

Tickets are on sale now!

Giants Live 2020

The STRONGEST men on the planet! 5 INCREDIBLE strength challenges! 1 JAW-DROPPING Arena show! The World’s Strongest Men returns to Manchester in 2020 as part of the Giants Live World’s Strongest Man Arena Tour.

Tickets are on sale now!

Stormzy
17 Sept

Stormzy plays in Manchester on 17 September.

Tickets are on sale now!

2020 Unibet Premier League Darts

The Unibet Premier League night at The Manchester Arena planned for Thursday April 16 has been postponed to Thursday September 24.Tickets purchased for the original league night will remain valid for the new date.

Gerry Cinnamon
25 Sept

Gerry Cinnamon plays in Manchester on 25 September 2020.

Tickets on sale now!

Deep Purple
2 Oct

Rock legends Deep Purple return to Manchester on 2 October.
 

Tickets are on sale now!

Biffy Clyro
3 Oct

Biffy Clyro return to Manchester on 3 October.

Tickets available from 10am on Friday 20 March.

Alanis Morissette

Seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette announces her much anticipated European Leg of her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of Jagged Little Pill and her upcoming album Such Pretty Forks In The Road.

Tickets are on sale now!

Jeff Lynne's ELO

Jeff Lynne's ELO returns to Manchester with his 'Out of Nowhere' tour on 16 October.

Tickets are on sale now!

Simply Red
17 Oct

Simply Red return to Manchester on 17 October 2020!

Tickets are on sale now!

The Weeknd: The After Hours Tour

The Weeknd: The After Hours Tour plays Manchester on 19 October!

Tickets are on sale now!

McFly
23 Oct

Message from the band "Following the latest government advice we are very sad to announce that we are rescheduling our upcoming April / May UK 2020 tour as the safety and health of our fans is our utmost priority. We can’t wait to see you in Oct/Nov, only 6 months away. Until then, keep yourselves safe and look after each other. All our love Tom, Danny, Harry & Dougie."

Niall Horan
25 Oct

Official statement: “Given the unprecedented circumstances I have decided to not move forward with the 'Nice To Meet Ya' World Tour this year. I want to announce new dates soon but I don’t think it’s fair on you guys to do so until the dust has settled and things have gone back to normal. For now, all tickets purchased will be refunded. Love You All, Nialler”

Pussycat Dolls

Following the latest government advice we are very sad to announce that we are postponing our upcoming UK and Ireland tour. We're heartbroken that we will not be able to perform next month, but the safety and health of our fans is of course our No.1 priority. We look forward to seeing you all at the rescheduled dates in October. In the meantime please stay safe and look after yourselves. Love Pussycat Dolls. New date - 26 October 2020

Planet Earth II - Live in Concert

BBC Studios and concert promoter FKP Scorpio UK have announced their rescheduled tour date 27 October for the Planet Earth II Live in Concert arena tour.

All tickets for rescheduled shows will remain valid.

RICK ASTLEY - A free concert for all NHS & Frontline Staff

Rick Astley has announced a free concert for all NHS frontline staff, Primary Care workers and all blue light staff performing a career-spanning set on Wednesday 28th October 2020 at Manchester Arena.

Tickets will be limited to 2 per person (eligible NHS, Primary Care & emergency service staff members and one guest) and will be available from 7pm today, Thursday 2nd April.

Four Tops & The Temptations

Timeless Motown legends Four Tops & The Temptations return to Manchester on 1 November performing their classic hits More Than A Woman, Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel, It Only Takes A Minute and Don’t Take Away The Music.

Tickets are on sale now!

Ozzy Osbourne

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has announced the rescheduled show in Manchester on his “NO MORE TOURS 2” tour with special guest Judas Priest.

Tickets are on sale now!

80's Classical

Promoter statement: "It’s with regret that we have to announce the 80s Classical tour Oct/Nov 2020 has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued to customers by their ticket agent via the original method of payment."

Hits Radio Live 2020

Hits Radio Live returns to Manchester on Sunday 22 November!

Get your tickets now!

JLS

JLS

19 & 27 Nov

Multi BRIT and MOBO Award winning boy band JLS are coming to Manchester. Following a seven year hiatus Aston, Marvin, Oritsé and JB will bring the ‘Beat Again’ tour on 19 and 27 November.

Tickets are on sale now!

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

The Nation's most unforgettable orchestral dance party Ibiza Classics is back! Pete Tong along with Jules Buckley and The Heritage Orchestra have announced their return to Manchester with a brand new live show for 2 December. 

Tickets are on sale now!

Genesis - The Last Domino? Tour 2020

Genesis are one of the world’s biggest selling and most successful bands of all time. They have sold an estimated 100 million albums and have played to sold-out stadiums and arenas all over the world for decades. See The Last Domino? Tour in Manchester on 8 and 9 December. 

Tickets for both dates are on sale now!

Elton John
17 & 28 Nov & 12 Dec

Elton John returns to Manchester on Tuesday 17, Saturday 28 November and Saturday 12 December 2020 with his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

Tickets are on sale now!

Bon Iver
10 Jan 2021

It is with great care and empathy to all involved that we announce the rescheduling our visit to Manchester to 10 January 2021. The entire Bon Iver team has been closely monitoring this unprecedented worldwide health situation, and it is under the guidance of those more knowledgeable than us, that we have determined rescheduling to be the safest path forward for all involved. We hope that this is the best preventative action we can take against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). All tickets will be valid for the rescheduled date.

 

Dua Lipa
21 Jan 2021

Dua Lipa at Manchester Arena on 1 June has been rescheduled to 21 January 2021. Your ticket will be honoured for the rescheduled date. For any further ticket inquiries please reach out to point of purchase.

 

Snoop Dogg
11 Feb 2021

Statement from promoter: "The Snoop Dogg 'I wanna thank me' date in Manchester is rescheduled for 11 February 2021 all tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled date."

Hans Zimmer Live
7 March 2021

Award winning film composer Hans Zimmer will perform a special show in Manchester on Sunday 7 March 2021.

Tickets are on sale now!

Harry Styles
13 March 2021

Harry Styles sets a new tour date in Manchester, rescheduling to Saturday 13 March 2021. Original tickets remain valid for the rescheduled date.

The Who
29 March 2021

After serious consideration, it is with much regret that THE WHO have postponed their U.K. tour, all tickets will be honoured for the rescheduled date of 29 March 2021.

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

One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of The Worlds’ - Alive on Stage! returns to Manchester on 9 April 2021.

Tickets on sale now!

Craig David
10 April 2021

It is with regret that due to the escalating situation with regard to coronavirus in the UK and around the world, the Craig David show on Friday 17th April 2020 in Manchester has been postponed and will now take place on Saturday 10th April 2021.

All tickets for the original shows remain valid.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Artist statement: "We have taken the decision to reschedule the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds European and UK Tour. The new date for Manchester is 21 April 2021. All existing tickets will remain valid for these rescheduled shows. Sending love to you all." Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

Pet Shop Boys - Dreamworld

Statement: "In light of recent Government advice in relation to the ongoing situation and threat of COVID-19 globally, this tour can no longer take place as planned in May 2020. The show has been rescheduled to 23 May 2021. Tickets are valid for the new date, for further information, please contact your point of purchase. Looking forward to seeing you then - stay safe!"

Queen + Adam Lambert
10 & 11 June 2021

Queen + Adam Lambert regretfully announce today that their upcoming 27-date UK & European Rhapsody tour is being postponed due to the on-going global coronavirus outbreak. The good news for fans is that the band has worked swiftly to reschedule the dates and are now able to confirm that the shows are now set for matching or similar dates in 2021. All tickets will be valid for the rescheduled show dates. 

Jason Manford
23 Oct 2021

Jason Manford is back! The acclaimed comedian finishes up his 2021 UK tour 'Like Me' with a massive homecoming show here in Manchester, 23 October 2021!

Tickets are on sale now!