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SHAWN MENDES
Friday 28th April 2017

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first-ever headlining arena world tour for 2017. The huge 44-date tour stops off at Manchester Arena – his only show in the north of England – on Friday 28 April.

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BRUNO MARS
Tuesday 2nd & Wedneday 3rd May 2017

Grammy award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling entertainer Bruno Mars returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his massive The 24K Magic World Tour.

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MICKY FLANAGAN
Thursday 4th & Friday 5th & Sunday 7th May 2017

Comedian Micky Flanagan returns to Manchester Arena in 2017 with his brand new tour An’ Another Fing.

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THE VAMPS
Saturday 6th May 2017

2017’s tour production promise to be their best yet, featuring a gigantic stage with runways and ramps that will take the band to all parts of the arena floor. The staging will also feature 2 pits; the ‘Wow Pit’ and the ‘Brad Pit’.

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IRON MAIDEN
Monday 8th May 2017

Rock legends Iron Maiden return to Manchester Arena next spring as part of The Book Of Souls world tour. Special guests on the Manchester date will be American arena headliners Shinedown.

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HARRY POTTER & THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE CONCERT
Tuesday 16th May 2017

Once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world.  Audiences will now be able to relive the magic of Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone™ in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing a full live orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

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TAKE THAT
Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th & Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th May 2017

Take That are set to bring their hometown fans yet another unmissable live experience when they return to Manchester Arena in 2017 with Wonderland Live.

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PROFESSOR BRIAN COX
Sunday 21st May 2017

Brian Cox is perhaps the world’s foremost communicator of all things scientific. His innate ability to make highly complex matters enormously entertaining and easy to contemplate has made his science television shows ground breaking in their audience reach and accessibility.

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ARIANA GRANDE
Monday 22nd May 2017

Chart-topping music sensation Ariana Grande brings her Dangerous Woman European tour to Manchester next May. Within less than a year, Ariana Grande captured the number one spot on Billboard’s Top 200 twice—first with her debut Yours Truly and also with its 2014 follow-up My Everything.

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KISS LIVE 2017
Tuesday 30th May 2017

KISS ANNOUNCE FIRST MANCHESTER SHOW IN OVER SEVEN YEARS. Heavy metal legends KISS will play Manchester Arena next spring – their only confirmed show in the north of the country for 2017.

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THE SESSIONS
Friday 2nd June 2016 - CANCELLED
The Sessions - A live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios will come to Manchester Arena as part of an eleven-date UK Arena Tour next year. This spectacular show gives you the chance to see what it would feel like to be at a Beatles recording session
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WWE LIVE PRESENTS NXT LIVE!
Tuesday 6th June 2017

WWE Presents NXT Live! The Superstars of NXT are making their way for the first time to Manchester Arena thisJune.  TheWWE NXT talent set to appear include Bobby Roode™, Kassius Ohno™, Tye Dillinger™, No Way Jose™ Auska™; SAnitY™ and more. Please note line up is subject to change.

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KINGS OF LEON
Friday 9th June 2017

Kings of Leon return to Manchester for their first show in the city in over three years. The Tennessee quartet will be performing tracks from their seventh studio album, WALLS, alongside hits from their decade-plus rock back catalogue, including Molly’s Chambers, On Call, Sex On Fire, Closer and Use Somebody.

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NETBALL FINAL FOUR
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017

Vitality Netball Superleague fans are in for a treat this season as the 2017 campaign comes to an end in spectacular fashion at Manchester Arena this June!

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AN EXPERIENCE WITH KEVIN HART
Thursday 15th June 2017 - POSTPONED

Due to an unforeseen change in scheduling/filming An Experience with Kevin Hart has been postponed until late 2017. The promoter is now working hard to schedule another Experience for later in the year.

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NASHVILLE IN CONCERT
Saturday 17th June 2017

Stars of the hit TV series Nashville will make their Manchester Arena debut this summer. Nashville in Concert will feature cast members Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten and Jonathan Jackson and includes songs from the hit TV series as well as artists’ original material.

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW
Thursday 22nd June 2017

The Ritchie Blackmore Rainbow tour promises to be an unmissable event, not only for Deep Purple and Rainbow fans, but also those who want to soak up the electrifying genius of the legendary guitarist live and to revel in the unforgettable songs he crafted with two of music’s most celebrated bands. 

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CÉLINE DION
Sunday 25th June & Tuesday 1st August 2017

One of the most successful and widely respected female performers in music history, Céline’s return to Europe this summer will see her visiting cities that have not witnessed a performance from her since 2008’s Taking Chances World Tour, which became the second highest-grossing tour by a solo artist.

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RADIOHEAD
Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July 2017

Radiohead will play two shows at Manchester Arena next summer. July’s dates will be the first by the band at the venue since 2012 and follow their recent performance at London’s Roundhouse, tickets for which sold out in under twenty minutes.

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LINKIN PARK
Friday 7th July 2017

Nu metal giants Linkin Park return to Manchester Arena for one of only three UK headline shows this summer. Returning to the Manchester venue for the first time in four years, the Californian six-piece will be showcasing tracks from their brand new album One More Light.

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BLINK-182
Friday 14th July 2017

Pop punk band Blink-182 return to Manchester Arena next summer to perform tracks from their latest number one album California alongside hits from Enema Of The State, Neighbourhoods and 2003’s self-titled Blink-182.

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KEY 103 SUMMER LIVE 2017
Saturday 15th July 2017

The biggest pop event in Manchester’s calendar, Key 103 Summer Live, returns to Manchester Arena on Saturday 15 July 2017 for a night of amazing live music from some of the biggest stars on the planet. Line to be announced.

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PAW PATROL LIVE!
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August 2017

PAW Patrol Live! brings everybody’s favourite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure to Manchester. Based on the hit animated TV series on Nickelodeon produced by Spin Master and featuring a cast of everybody’s favourite PAW Patrol characters.

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CÉLINE DION
Sunday 25th June & Tuesday 1st August 2017

One of the most successful and widely respected female performers in music history, Céline’s return to Europe this summer will see her visiting cities that have not witnessed a performance from her since 2008’s Taking Chances World Tour, which became the second highest-grossing tour by a solo artist.

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BROS
Tuesday 22nd August 2017

BROS will play Manchester Arena next summer in their first show outside of the capital. Speaking ahead of their 2017 Manchester show, Matt and Luke Goss said: “We’re so excited to play these shows, we wish it was next week. Summer can’t come soon enough.”

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JOHN LEGEND
Saturday 16th September 2017

Acclaimed multi-platinum selling, Oscar, Golden Globe and 10x Grammy award winning singer songwriter John Legend returns to Manchester Arena this autumn.

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NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
Monday 25th September 2017

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will perform at Manchester Arena this September as part of a massive eight-week European tour. One of the most critically acclaimed acts working today, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have sold over five million albums worldwide to date.

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GIANTS LIVE
THE OFFICAL WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN TOUR FINALS
Saturday 30th September 2017

The strongest men in the world are preparing to storm Manchester Arena for the biggest one-off Strong Man event of the year. It will not only feature the top 10 strongmen in the world, but also the legendary World Deadlift Championships.

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NEIL DIAMOND
Sunday 1st October 2017

Manchester Arena will open Neil Diamond’s 50th anniversary UK tour on Sunday 1 October. Throughout an illustrious and wide-ranging musical career, Neil Diamond has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has charted 37 top 40 singles and 16 top 10 albums.

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LADY ANTEBELLUM
Wednesday 4th October 2017

American country music trio Lady Antebellum have announced a show at Manchester Arena as part of their You Look Good world tour.

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DISNEY ON ICE PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August 2017

Celebrate the most memorable Disney tales with all your favourite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the timeless worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and Disney’s Frozen.

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LADY GAGA
Tuesday 17th October 2017

Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominated Lady Gaga is a one-of-a kind artist and performer. She has amassed an outstanding 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales, making her one of the best-selling musicians of all time.

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LEGENDS LIVE
Thursday 19th October 2017

Legends Live returns to Manchester Arena this October with very special guests. Featuring Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds and Hot Chocolate.

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LITTLE MIX
Friday 20th October & Tuesday 21st & Wedensday 22nd November 2017

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2017 as part of their The Glory Days UK tour.

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J. COLE
Saturday 21st October 2017

The North Carolina-bred Cole is touring in support of his fourth album, the Platinum-certified 4 Your Eyez Only, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in December. Each of its ten tracks has notched a place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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EMELI SANDE
Sunday 22nd October 2017

Emeli Sandé will perform at Manchester Arena next year to celebrate the release of her critically acclaimed new album Long Live The Angels.

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METALLICA
Saturday 28th October 2017

Metallica return to Manchester Arena as part of their Hardwired... To Self-Destruct world tour. Hardwired...To Self-Destruct was released last November on Metallica's own Blackened Recordings record label and debuted at number one around the world, selling over 800,000 copies worldwide in its first week.

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JAMIROQUAI
Thursday 2nd November 2017

Global electronic soul funk superstars Jamiroquai will open their highly-anticipated European tour at Manchester Arena later this year.

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ALICE COOPER
Wednesday 15th November 2017

Heavy metal legend Alice Cooper returns to Manchester Arena next year for his first show in the city in over five years. Joining Alice in Manchester will be special guests The Mission and The Tubes.

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DEEP PURPLE
Saturday 18th November 2017

Rock legends Deep Purple return to Manchester Arena next year as part of their inFinite The Long Goodbye Tour. Special guests at Deep Purple’s Manchester show will be Europe.

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LITTLE MIX
Friday 20th October & Tuesday 21st November 2017

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2017 as part of their The Glory Days UK tour.

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JOHN BISHOP
Friday 24th & Saturday 25th November 2017

Comedy superstar John Bishop is back at Manchester Arena next year for his long awaited return to stand-up comedy with his brand new live show Winging It.

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ELVIS with THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA
Tuesday 28th November 2017

2017 looks set to be another vintage year for fans of the King! Following the sell out UK arena tour last year and the number one multi-platinum album The Wonder Of You, Elvis returns to Manchester Arena for a live concert experience like no other.

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STEPS
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December 2017

Since forming in 1997 the band have scored fourteen consecutive top five singles, sold over 20 million records and reached the number one spot with three albums and three singles.

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MICHAEL BALL & ALFIE BOE
Thursday 7th December 2017

Following the stunning success of their platinum selling album Together and 29 sold-out shows across the country, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced a headline show at Manchester Arena.

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QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT
Saturday 9th December 2017

Queen + Adam Lambert’s magnificent 2017 touring show is returning to Manchester Arena this December.  It has been almost three years since they last performed in Manchester with a sold out show.

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PETE TONG presents IBIZA CLASSICS
Thursday 14th December 2017

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics, performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra and conducted by Jules Buckley, returns to Manchester Arena next year with a brand new show.

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PAUL WELLER
Thursday 1st March 2018

Paul Weller returns to Manchester Arena next year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his first album release ‘In The City’ and for his 13th album release ‘A Kind Revolution’

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