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KAISER CHIEFS
Friday 3rd March 2017

Fresh from a run of sold-out UK shows and soon to be headlining at V Festival, KAISER CHIEFS have announced their first arena tour in two years in support of the forthcoming album STAY TOGETHER.

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THE X FACTOR LIVE
Saturday 4th March 2017

The X Factor Live returns for two shows on Saturday 4 March 2017. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

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THE WEEKND
Sunday 5th March 2017

The Weeknd brings his Starboy: Legend of the Fall world tour to Manchester next March. The Weeknd first broke onto the music scene with 2011’s mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015, which featured the hit singles The Hills, Can’t Feel My Face & In The Night.

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ACB: SUPERSONIC (MMA)
Saturday 11th March 2017

One of the world's fastest growing MMA promotions, Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), will stage its debut fight in England at Manchester Arena next year.

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OLLY MURS
Friday 17th & Saturday 18th March 2017

Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, returns to the Arena next spring to celebrate the release of his latest album 24 HRS. This summer Olly played a spellbinding set to a 65,000 Hyde Park crowd as special guest to Take That, further confirming his reputation as one of Britain’s very best live performers.

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ANDRE RIEU
Tuesday 21st March 2017

André Rieu, together with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and many international soloists, returns to Manchester Arena.

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BETWAY PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS 2017
Thursday 23rd March 2017

The world’s top darts stars return to Manchester Arena for the Betway Premier League on Thursday 23 March with the likes of Michael van Gerwen, Phil Taylor and Gary Anderson competing for the prestigious title.

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING - CROLLA vs LINARES II
Saturday 25th March 2017

Anthony Crolla will meet Jorge Linares in a rematch for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring magazine World Lightweight titles at the undisputed and undefeated home of UK boxing this March.

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A.R. RAHMAN
Sunday 26th March 2017

MOVED FROM FRIDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2016. Multi-talented internationally renowned composer, musician, singer and record producer A.R. Rahman is set to bring his spectacular live show to Manchester for the first time ever this September.

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RUSSELL HOWARD
Friday 31st March 2017

The critically acclaimed “Comedy Superstar” (Time Out), one of the best-selling acts in British stand-up and host of the smash hit TV show Russell Howard’s Good News returns to the live stage for the first time in three years.

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CRAIG DAVID
Saturday 1st April 2017

Craig David returns to Manchester Arena. Ahead of the release of his highly anticipated new album Following My Intuition Craig announces the UK leg of his world tour and his biggest UK arena tour in 15 years.

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THE WHO
Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Moved From Wednesday 31st August 2016

The Who, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will perform a special show at Manchester Arena this summer as part of their Back To The Who Tour 2016.

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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
Friday 7th April 2017

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to Manchester Arena as part of their 2017 World Tour.

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FRANK WARREN PRESENTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
Saturday 8th April 2017

Frank Warren Presents World Championship Boxing A New Era - Terry Flanagan defends his WBO World Lightweight Title vs. Petr Petrov. Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams in a Super-Welterweight showdown on Saturday 8 April at Manchester Arena. Tickets are on sale now!

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GOOD MOURNING MRS BROWN
Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April 2017

Their 2017 Manchester shows follow a very busy 12 months for Mrs. Brown’s Boys. After a sell-out tour of Australia & New Zealand and following the live episode of Mrs. Brown’s Boys as a special for BBC’s 60 Years of Comedy - with an audience of over 11m in July – she’s back with the hilarious Good Mourning Mrs. Brown.

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DIVERSITY: GENESIS Dance
Sunday 16th April 2017

After six sell out UK tours, 300,000 tickets sold, countless television performances and numerous other accomplishments, Diversity have announced their seventh tour Genesis for 2017.

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ED SHEERAN
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017

Set to be one of the most highly-anticipated tours of 2017, Ed Sheeran has announced an array of worldwide tour dates this spring, including two shows at Manchester Arena.

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FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
Thursday 27th April 2017

One of the few Stateside groups whose reign of hits was uninterrupted by The Beatles and the British Invasion, Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons went on to enjoy a series of hit singles including Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye), Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, & the disco classic December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night!)

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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