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What's On In Manchester

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Listing Of What's On At The Apollo Theatre, Manchester

 
 
 
 
O2 Apollo Theatre, Stockport Road, Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6AP (Map)
 
 
 
 
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THE VAMPS
Saturday 18th May 2019

The Vamps gained fame in 2012 with cover songs they uploaded to YouTube, with comparisons to One Direction the group started to support bands including Demi Lovato, The Wanted, JLS and more. Hit singles include "Can We Dance", "Wild Heart" and "Last Night".

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RICKY GERVAIS
Tuesday 21st May 2019

Catch Ricky as he embarks on his world tour woth a stop at the O2 Apollo, Manchester. SuperNature looks at the absurdity of superstition, magic and all unsubstantiated beliefs, and celebrates the conclusion that nature is already super enough.

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STING & SHAGGY
Saturday 25th May 2019

Following the Grammys, where Sting & Shaggy were awarded Best Reggae Album for their collaboration 44/876, the pair have announced their return to the UK with The 44/876 Tour. The album, referencing both Sting’s UK and Shaggy’s Jamaica dialling code, reached the top ten in the official UK album chart upon release in April 2018. Filled with original material, the record includes single Don’t Make Me Wait.

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JACK SAVORETTI
Wednesday 29th May 2019

Jack Savoretti is an English solo acoustic singer of Italian descent. To date the 35 year old had released 5 studio albums with many of his tracks being featured in movies and TV shows. Most recently Savoretti featured on Kylie Minogue's album Golden.

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MIDNIGHT OIL
Sunday 9th June 2019

The iconic and legendary Australian rock band and agitators, Midnight Oil, are returning to the UK in the summer. Intensely political songs like “Beds Are Burning”, “Blue Sky Mining” and “Power & The Passion” took on even greater urgency in the age of Trump and Brexit leaving critics gushing across five continents.

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DAVID BLAINE
Tuesday 11th June 2019

David Blaine: Real or Magic comes to the O2 Apollo Manchester this June. Blaine’s one-man show, Real Or Magic, brings his unique brand of entertainment, promising to be an unforgettable interactive experience that both shocks and amazes. An experiment in and of itself, his perfomance combines his world-famous sleight of hand with his death-defying endurance acts. No two shows will be exactly the same.

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GLADYS KNIGHT
Saturday 22nd June 2019

Gladys Knight, known for her collection of classic hits such as: ‘Midnight Train To Georgia’; ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’;  ‘Licence To Kill  (the official theme song to the James Bond film); ‘The Way We Were’;  ‘Baby Don’t’ Change Your Mind’ and You’re The Best Thing (that ever happened to me) plus her critically acclaimed  latest album ‘Where My Heart Belongs’.

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STRAY CATS
Tuesday 25th June 2019

Formed in 1979, Stray Cats are an American rockabilly band from Long Island, New York. The band had hits in the UK with "Runaway Boys", "Rock This Town" and "Stray Cat Strut".

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GOJIRA
Monday 1st July 2019

Gojira are a French heavy metal band who were formed in 1996 under the name Godzilla. Singles include "Indians", "Liquid Fire" and " Silvera".

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KELLY JONES
Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Stereophonics front man, Kelly Jones, embarks on a UK solo tour with a stop at the O2 Apollo, Manchester. Welsh singer-songwriter Kelly Jones cites his incluences as Neil Young, Bob Dyan and Otis Redding.

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THE B-52'S
Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Formed in 1976, American new wave band The B-52's come to the O2 Apollo, Manchester this July. They are perhaps best known for their singles "Love Shack" and "Rock Lobster".

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BIANCA DEL RIO'S "IT'S JESTER JOKE"
Friday 13th September 2019

The self-proclaimed ‘Clown in a Gown’ will tell tales of her world travels & the outrageous circus that is her life on the most ambitious solo drag show tour in history on her brand-new comedy show ‘It’s Jester Joke’. Irreverent & fierce, Bianca is guaranteed to keep audiences in stitches with her comical ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ views.

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PIXIES
Wednesday 18th September 2019

The Pixies are an American alt-rock band formed back in 1986. The band have had FIVE top 10 UK Albums with 1990s Bossanova reaching an impressive #3. Hit singles include "Velouria" & "Planet of Sound".

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HOZIER
Thursday 19th September 2019

Hozier: Wasteland, Baby Tour 2019. Andrew Hozier-Byne is best known by Hozier. He is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter who's debut single "Take Me to Church" reached #2 in the UK and went Platinum in many countries including 3x Platinum in the UK.

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ROMESH RANGANATHAN
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October + Wednesday 6th November 2019

Fresh from the ‘Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan’, ‘A League Of Their Own’ & ‘Judge Romesh’, he's putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since the last tour, including why trying to save the environment is a scam, why none of us are truly free, & his suspicion that his wife is using gluten intolerance to avoid sleeping with him.

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THE SONGS OF STEVIE WONDER STARRING BEVERLEY KNIGHT
Thursday 10th October 2019

UK soul queen Beverley Knight will celebrate the songs of Stevie Wonder on a 10-date UK tour this autumn. Having performed a special concert recorded for BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night’ series at The London Palladium at the end of last year, Knight is set to take the show across the UK with the Leo Green Orchestra to pay homage to one of the greatest songwriters of modern times.

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ROY ORBISON & BUDDY HOLLY
THE HOLOGRAM UK TOUR  
Friday 11th October 2019

Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly and full band: The Rock N Roll Dream Tour - The Hologram UK Tour, Live on Stage at the O2 Apollo, Manchester.

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PEABO BRYSON SINGS THE SONGS OF BARRY WHITE
Saturday 12th October 2019

International soul star Peabo Bryson, who won Grammy awards for his chart-topping Disney duets with Celine Dion and Regina Belle, is the latest act announced as part of BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night LIVE’, a new initiative which sees a range of high profile acts touring the UK in celebration of iconic songwriters.

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HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH
Tuesday 15th October 2019

Hootie and the Blowfish embark on their Group Therapy Tour with a stop at the O2 Apollo, Manchester this October. The band have been on a break since around 2008 but are getting together in 2019 for this highly anticipated tour. Their biggest UK Hit Album came in 1996 when they reached Number 9 with "Fairweather Johnson".

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JONATHAN VAN NESS: ROAD TO BEIJING
Thursday 17th October 2019

Jonathan Van Ness announces his 2019 U.K. & Ireland stand-up tour debut. Jonathan Van Ness’ ‘Road To Beijing’ U.K & Ireland tour. As the star of the Emmy-nominated web series Gay of Thrones, and the Emmy-winning reality show Queer Eye, Jonathan has become known in the entertainment industry for his fabulous, unstoppable energy.

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WILL YOUNG
Friday 18th October 2019

Will Young has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002. His expansive career has culminated in four #1 and two #2 chart topping albums, two BRIT Awards and four UK number one singles.

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THE NEXT STEP - ABSOLUTE DANCE LIVE ON STAGE
Saturday 19th October 2019

Featuring nine of the cast, The Next Step – Absolute Dance Live On Stage will be a brand-new show that offers fans a chance to get up close and personal with cast members from the global hit TV series. The 90-minute stage show features solos, duets, trios, and group numbers choreographed to popular hit songs along with original music from the show.

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SAXON
Sunday 20th October 2019

Saxon: 40th Anniversary Castles & Eagles Tour. Saxon were the leaders of the new wave of British heavy metal bands from the 80s. The boys had a number of hit singles including "747 (Strangers in the Night), "And The Bands Played On", "Never Surrender" and many more beside.

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WHY DON'T WE
Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Why Don't We (WDW) are an American pop boyband who were formed in 2016 by former American Idol contestant Daniel Seavey. Since then they've toured with Shawn Mendes and the Chainsmokers. The groups biggest singles include "These Girls", "Talk" and "Trust Fund Baby".

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TIM MINCHIN
Friday 25th & Saturday 26th October 2019

TIM MINCHIN, award-winning comedian, actor and composer, will return to the stage for his first UK tour dates since 2011.

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JAMES MORRISON
Thursday 31st October 2019

Since first breaking through in 2006, James Morrison’s achievements include two #1 albums, five Top 10 singles, a BRIT Award and sales.

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OMD
Friday 1st November 2019

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an electronic band who were formed in Merseyside in 1978, they had Top 10 singles with the likes of "Enola Gay", "Souvenir", "Joan of Arc" and many more.

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80's INVASION 2019
Saturday 2nd November 2019

The 80’s Invasion Tour is back with a bang in 2019 and features seven of the decade’s most popular acts that are coming together on one stage across 12 cities in the UK this autumn.  This unique tour features Sister Sledge, Jason Donovan, The Fizz, Five Star, Martika, Hue & Cry and Living In A Box featuring Kenny Thomas.

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ROMESH RANGANATHAN
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October + Wednesday 6th November 2019

Fresh from the ‘Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan’, ‘A League Of Their Own’ & ‘Judge Romesh’, he's putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since the last tour, including why trying to save the environment is a scam, why none of us are truly free, & his suspicion that his wife is using gluten intolerance to avoid sleeping with him.

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EDDIE IZZARD
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November 2019

Five years after his last comedy tour FORCE MAJEURE made comedy history having played 45 countries including all 50 US States AND in four languages, making it the most extensive comedy show ever, EDDIE is back to his roots with an all-new rather personal show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal view of life, love, history & his ‘theory of the universe’.

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SNARKY PUPPY
Friday 15th November 2019

Brooklyn-based fusion influenced jam band, Snarky Puppy come to Manchester O2 Apollo. with a combination of jazz, rock and funk the band have won three Grammy Awards for their work.

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THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD
Saturday 30th November 2019

The Australian Pin Floyd Show : All That You Love World Tour 2019. Featuring classics from The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall and More.... Live at the O2 Apollo Manchester.

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DIDO
Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Dido gained international success with her 1999 album No Angel, selling 21 million copies worldwide and winning many awards including two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album. To date Dido has had four Top 10 hits with "Here with Me", "Thank You", "White Flag" and "Life for Rent".

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ROY CHUBBY BROWN
Friday 6th December 2019

The legendary Chubby Brown may not be everyone’s cup of tea but a lot of people like tea. Chubby came from a tough start in life to become one of the most successful comedians in the world.

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ROB BECKETT
Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December 2019

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

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JOOLS HOLLAND AND HIS RHYTHEM AND BLUES ORCHESTRA
Sunday 22nd December 2019

Special guest vocalists: Pauline Black & Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson from the Selecter. Guest vocalists: Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall. Musical virtuoso Jools Holland and his distinguished Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced dates and special guests for their well-renowned autumn/winter UK tour for 2019.

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LEWIS CAPALDI
Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Continuing to break records & capture the nation, Lewis has today announced a huge UK headline tour, kicking off March. The announcement comes ahead of the release of his eagerly-awaited debut album Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, featuring his UK Number 1 platinum-selling single ‘Someone You Loved’, the biggest UK single of the year so far, & one of the longest running #1 singles of the past 25 years.

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THE BOYS ARE BACK!
Friday 6th March 2020

The boys are back! Catch 5ive, A1, Damage and 911 at venues all over the UK in February and March, bringing you a hit-packed show of pop classics. Four acts, one unforgettable night!

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QUEEN MACHINE SYMPHONIC FEAT KERRY ELLIS
Saturday 18th April 2020

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour. The all-new tour Queen Machine Symphonic featuring Kerry Ellis will see Queen’s greatest hits performed by leading European tribute band Queen Machine accompanied by the London Symphonic Rock Orchestra and conducted by Matthew Freeman, creating an unforgettable night of rock anthems.

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JIMMY CARR
Friday 24th April 2020

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

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PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT
Saturday 16th May 2020

Commemorating four decades of Joy Division’s & Ian Curtis’ continuing influence, Peter Hook & The Light perform the Unknown Pleasures & Closer albums in full with more from the group’s distinguished catalogue.

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