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Event Calendar

Netball Superleague
Sat 2 June

Netball Superleague Manchester Thunder Vs Wasps at Manchester Arena on Saturday 2 June. Tickets are on sale now and priced from £10 (booking and facility fees apply).

World Championship Boxing: Tyson Fury vs Sefer Seferi

Frank Warren presents World Championship Boxing: Tyson Fury vs Sefer Seferi - International Heavyweight Contest at Manchester Arena on Saturday 9 June. Tickets are on sale now.

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, featuring Ramin Djawadi will head to Manchester Arena in June. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from £40.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Demi Lovato
Sat 16 June

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum singer and songwriter Demi Lovato heads to Manchester Arena on Saturday 16 June, as part of her ' Tell Me You Love Me' Tour. Support comes from Jax Jones.

The Hollywood Vampires

The Hollywood Vampires featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, their first ever Manchester Arena show on Sunday 17 June. Support from The Darkness and The Damned. Tickets are on sale now.

Katy Perry
Fri 22 June

Katy Perry announces her appearance at Manchester Arena on Friday 22 June. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £50.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Peter Kay
Mon 4 - Mon 25 & Sat 30 June

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

Flight of the Conchords
Thurs 28 June

Thankfully, bones heal. Flight of the Conchords are pleased to announce a rescheduled show at Manchester Arena, 28 June 2018.

Original tickets remain valid for this show.

Justin Timberlake
Wed 29 August

The Man Of The Woods European tour start has been slightly delayed resulting in the following changes to the UK performances. Manchester - Aug 29 (tickets for previously scheduled July 1 performance honoured at the door). Unfortunately, we are unable to reschedule the concerts previously scheduled for July 2 in Manchester, fans holding tickets will receive a refund at point of purchase.

 

Roger Waters
Tues 3 July

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

James Taylor with very special guest Bonnie Raitt

Legendary singer-songwriter and multiple Grammy award winner James Taylor & his all-star band has teamed up with Bonnie Raitt (and her band) to perform at Manchester Arena on Monday 9 July. Tickets on sale now, priced from £50.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Paul Simon
Tue 10 July

World-renowned singer/songwriter Paul Simon has announced he will perform at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 10 July as part of his Homeward Bound Farewell Tour. Side view tickets just released! Tickets are on sale now.

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 - Saturday 4th August

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

Iron Maiden
Mon 6 August

Iron Maiden return to Manchester Arena for thier Legacy Of The Beast tour on Monday 6 August. With special guests Killswitch Engage. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £48.50 (booking and facility fees apply).

PAW Patrol Live!
Sat 11 & Sun 12 August

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!” coming to Manchester Arena. It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. Tickets are on sale now.

Britney Spears: Piece of Me

After a smash hit residency in Las Vegas, pop icon Britney Spears heads out on the 'Piece Of Me' tour and is coming to Manchester Arena, Saturday 18 August - tickets on sale now!

The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour

Kevin Hart and his widely successful and massively hysterical Irresponsible Tour is coming to Manchester Arena on the Friday 31 August, tickets are on sale now, priced from £42.50 (booking and facility fees apply) Please note no phones, photos, or video will be permitted at this event. There is an age restriction on this show 18+

The League of Gentlemen Live Again

The League of Gentlemen are Live Again at Manchester Arena, Saturday 1 September. Tickets on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply).

Barry Manilow
Sun 2 September

GRAMMY, TONY, and EMMY Award-winning pop superstar Barry Manilow has announced his return to Manchester Arena this September. Manilow is known for his classic hits such as ‘Mandy’, ‘Copacabana’, ‘Can’t Smile Without You’, ‘Could It Be Magic’, and many more. Special guests Collabro. Tickets are on sale now.

Arctic Monkeys
Thurs 6 & Fri 7 Sept

Following news of their forthcoming album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ Arctic Monkeys return to Manchester Arena on Thursday 6 & Friday 7 September . 

The Giants Live: World's Strongest Man Tour Finals

The greatest strength showdown of all time is back to at Manchester Arena, Saturday 15 September. This is as BIG as gets in the strongman world! The show is part of the qualifying tour for World's Strongest Man and filmed for the Giants Live TV Series which airs over Christmas on Channel FIVE. Tickets on sale now, priced from £25.20 (booking and facility fees apply).

50 Cent
Fri 21 September

Hip Hop Superstar 50 Cent celebrates the 15th Anniversary of  his debut album Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ with heading to Manchester Arena on the Friday 21st September. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £45.00 (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! Support comes from The Shires and Bastain Baker.

Jason Derulo
Sun 23 September

Jason Derulo’s European tour has been rescheduled to September 2018 as he finalises plan for his new album coming late summer. The new Manchester Arena date will now Sunday 23 September. Existing tickets will be valid for the rescheduled show. Tickets for the new date are on sale now, priced from £29.50 (booking and facility fees apply) 

Cirque du Soleil - OVO
Wed 26 - Sun 30 September

Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO, coming to Manchester Arena 26 - 30 September. Tickets are on sale now.

Kylie
Mon 1 October

Kylie - the biggest selling solo artist in the history of Manchester Arena – returns to the city she says “has always welcomed me so much” to showcase tracks from her brand new album Golden on Monday 1 October.

Early Doors
Thurs 4 October

Early Doors – Britain’s best loved pub sitcom - is back, live on stage with a brand story, all new material and the same hilarious characters. Written by and starring Manchester’s very own Craig Cash and Phil Mealey, The Grapes Pub reopens its Stockport doors for a not-to-be-missed night of fun and laughter. Tickets are on sale now.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO
Fri 5 & Sat 6 October

Jeff Lynne’s ELO just ANNOUNCED a second date Saturday 6 October. More popular than ever, Jeff Lynne’s ELO have always been known for their epic live shows and with a distinct style that seamlessly and innovatively blends rock, pop and classical. Tickets will go on sale Friday 19 January 9am (booking and facility fees apply) 

U2

U2

Fri 19 & Sat 20 October

U2 return to Manchester Arena as part of their European eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour. Tickets for the second show, on Saturday 20 October, are on sale now.

The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick

The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Manchester Arena this autumn. This groundbreaking new show - a must for all animal lovers and fans of the TV show alike - will see Noel enlighten audiences with his incredible life story and explain how he became The Supervet we know and love. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Enrique Iglesias
Fri 26 October

For the first time in four years, multi-awarding international icon Enrique Iglesias will be returning to Manchester Arena in October to perform all his hits. Enrique Iglesias has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide, released ten studio albums plus two greatest hits compilations. Undeniably the biggest Latin recording artist in music history. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £39.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

WWE RAW 2018
Mon 5 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2018 with Raw. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 1 June.

WWE SmackDown Live 2018
Tue 6 November

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2018 with SmackDown Live. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 1 June.

Slayer
Fri 9 Nov

Get ready to rock with metal legends Slayer one last time as they take to the stage at Manchester Arena this November, with very special guests Lamb Of God, Anthrax and Obituary. Tickets are on sale now!

Culture Club
Sun 18 November

Boy George and Culture Club are heading to Manchester Arena on Sunday 18 November. Since their inception in 1981 Culture Club have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, with a stream of classic hits including; ‘Do You Really Want to Hurt Me’, ‘Karma Chameleon’, ‘Church Of The Poison Mind’, ‘Victims’, ‘It’s A Miracle’ and ‘The War Song’.

The Four Tops & The Temptations

Motown legends The Four Tops and The Temptations return to Manchester Arena this November. These two bands are true icons and epitomise the Motown sound that shook the world in the 60s and continues to delight audiences, old and new. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £40.00 (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. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Florence + The Machine

Florence + the Machine returns to Manchester Arena with the High As Hope tour. Tickets available from 10am Friday 1 June.

The Human League
Sat 24 November

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

Lauryn Hill
Mon 26 November

GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Ms. Lauryn Hill brings the European leg of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour to Manchester Arena this winter. 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 Thursday 29 November. Tickets are on sale now (booking and facility fees apply).

Jason Manford
Fri 30 November

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

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 1st December. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £32.50 (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 to celebrate its 40th ANNIVERSARY on Sunday 2nd December. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from £43.50 (booking and facility fees apply).

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.. 

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Kennedy Street, 3A and Live Nation present, Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons The Farewell Tour at Manchester Arena on Thursday 6 Decemebr. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £45.00 (booking and venue facility fees apply).

Madness
Fri 7 December

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, priced fronm £37.50 (booking and facility fees apply)

Nightwish
Tues 11 December

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. They have also revealed that special guests will be up and coming heavy metallers BEAST IN BLACK led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist Anton Kabanen. 

Def Leppard
Wed 12 December

Multi-platinum act Def Leppard announces their return to Manchester Arena performing the seminal "Hysteria" album in full, with special guests Cheap Trick. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

Andre Rieu
Thurs 20 December

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.

Peter Pan - The Arena Adventure
Fri 28 & Sat 29 December

This Christmas will see J.M. Barrie’s magical story of Peter Pan brought to life in gigantic proportions on some of the biggest stages in the country. Starring Martin Kemp and Milton Jones. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £25.00 (booking and facility fees apply) 

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 Saturday 9 February 2019. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply). 

Shawn Mendes
07 Apr 2019

Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will return to Manchester Arena 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, priced from £35.00 (booking and facility fees apply)

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

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