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Bringing you the all the latest news from Manchester Arena. 

Sneak peek of Justin Timberlake's Manchester shows

The Manchester Evening News' Sarah Walters catches a sneak peek of Justin Timberlake's brand new 20/20 Experience tour as he prepares to return to Phones 4u Arena Manchester next week.

Posted on: 30 March 2014
John Murray looks towards Phones 4u Arena clash

John Murray says that beating Anthony Crolla will finally earn him the respect he believes his career deserves as they meet at Phones 4u Arena in their hometown of Manchester next month. The pair will face each other as part of the Quigg vs Cermeno 19 April headline bout.

Posted on: 26 March 2014
Southern rockers announce special Halloween show

Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry have announced a very special Halloween show at Phones 4u Arena as part of their maiden headline UK arena tour. The Kentucky four piece will be performing songs from their brand new album Magic Mountain alongside hits from their first three albums.

Posted on: 25 March 2014
The Big Reunion reunites boy bands for Manchester show

We’re in boy band heaven this week after The Big Reunion announced its return to Phones 4u Arena Manchester to reunite all seven boy bands from both series. Five, Blue and 911 will be joined on stage in Manchester by A1, Damage, 3T and the recently formed 5th Story featuring Gareth Gates, Dane Bowers, Adam Rickitt, Kavana and Kenzie.

Posted on: 21 March 2014
West End star Lea Salonga to join Il Divo in Manchester

Singer and actress Lea Salonga, best known for her Tony & Olivier Award winning role in Miss Saigon, will join Il Divo when they return to the Manchester stage this autumn. The record-breaking classical crossover group return to Phones 4u Arena to perform tracks from their latest album A Musical Affair.

Posted on: 21 March 2014
Johnny Mathis talks stage fright, golf and touring

The Texan king of easy listening Johnny Mathis tells the Manchester Evening News' Sarah Walters about his first stage appearance: "first on the bill, 13 years old and terrified".

Posted on: 20 March 2014
Kylie returns to her No 1 venue for 30th performance

Kylie – the biggest selling solo artist in the history of Phones 4u Arena Manchester – returns to the city she says “has always welcomed me so much” to showcase tracks from her brand new album Kiss Me Once. The list of records Kylie holds at the Manchester venue is unprecedented. Here we take a look back over Kylie's incredible 29 performances.

Posted on: 17 March 2014
Phones 4u Arena set for Fury vs Chisora round two

Manchester heavyweight Tyson Fury will face Dereck Chisora at Phones 4u Arena Manchester this summer in a WBO title eliminator bout.

Posted on: 17 March 2014
Elbow warm up Manchester with intimate studio gig

Ahead of their highly-anticipated Phones 4u Arena return next month Elbow play an intimate gig for 100 fans at Salford's Blueprint Studios. The Manchester Evening News' Katie Fitzpatrick was there.

Posted on: 14 March 2014
American legends live on stage in Manchester

Join in the #GoodTimes as we welcome a host of American legends to Phones 4u Arena in 2014. From Dolly Parton and The Osmonds to Barry Manilow and James Taylor we’ve got the biggest names from the good ol’ US of A live on stage in Manchester.

Posted on: 13 March 2014
Rihanna spotted at Drake's Phones 4u Arena show

Pop superstar and Phones 4u Arena favourite Rihanna turned up to support her on-off love interest Drake at last night's sold-out Manchester show - report by Dianne Bourne, Manchester Evening News

Posted on: 12 March 2014
Michael Bublé's epic five night residency in Manchester

Michael Bublé declares 'I don't want to leave here, ever' at end of final night in Manchester - report by Dianne Bourne, Manchester Evening News

Posted on: 10 March 2014
Miranda Hart is a big hit!

Queen of Comedy Miranda Hart has been winning the hearts and earning the laughter of her audiences with her live show, which comes to Phones 4u Arena next weekend on 14 and 15 March 2014.

Posted on: 07 March 2014