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Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1AR (Map)
 
 
 
 
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50 CENT
Friday 21st September 2018

One of the biggest names in hip hop, 50 Cent returns to Manchester in September, celebrating the 15th anniversary of Get Rich Or Die Tryin’. With further hits like ‘Candy Shop’, ‘Ayo Technology’, ‘My Life’, ‘Outta Control’ and many more.

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SHANIA TWAIN
Saturday 22nd September 2018

With the imminent release of her stunning new album ‘NOW’, multiplatinum, multi-award winning Shania Twain announces an unmissable show at Manchester Arena - the first time Shania has toured here in 13 years!

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JASON DERULO
Sunday 23rd September 2018

In the UK, Jason Derulo has topped the charts with four #1 smash hit singles in the shape of ‘In My Head’, ‘Don’t Wanna Go Home’, ‘Talk Dirty’ and ‘Want To Want Me’.

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - OVO
Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th September 2018

Having thrilled more than 5 million people worldwide since the show premiered in Montreal in '09 as a Big Top show, OVO embarks on a journey, offering the same captivating production as the Big Top performances, but on a larger scale now, visiting Manchester in 2018.

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KYLIE
Monday 1st October 2018

Over 400,000 concertgoers have seen Kylie at the Arena since her first ever appearance back in 2000.  The pop princesses last visit to the city – two sold-out shows in 2014 - confirmed her position as the biggest selling solo artist in the history of the venue with a staggering 31 performances.

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EARLY DOORS
Thursday 4th October 2018

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. After selling out two weeks at The Lowry.

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JEFF LYNNE'S ELO
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th October 2018

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, ELO has had twenty six UK Top 40 singles.

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DISNEY ON ICE presents DREAM BIG
Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th October 2018

Courage leads the way, cutting the icy stage for Disney’s most adventurous dreamers at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. High-flying jumps, breath-taking skating and lovable Disney friends make Disney On Ice presents Dream Big an experience your family will never forget.

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U2
Friday 19th & Saturday 20th October 2018

U2 confirm European dates for the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour. Following last year’s acclaimed stadium run with The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour will see U2 return indoors to pick up where 2015’s groundbreaking iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour left off.

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THE SUPERVET - PROFESSOR NOEL FITZPATRICK
Sunday 21st October 2018

The Supervet is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Manchester. 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.

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ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
Friday 26th October 2018

For the first time in four years, multi-awarding international icon Enrique Iglesias returns to Manchester Arena to perform all his hits. Enrique has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide, released 10 studio albums plus 2 greatest hits compilations. Undeniably the biggest Latin recording artist in music history.

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RICK ASTLEY
Saturday 27th October 2018

Rick Astley is back! and he is heading to Manchester Arena performing his brand new album 'Beautiful Life'. Special guest is Gabrielle.

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DAVID BYRNE
Friday 2nd November 2018

David Bryne has announced he is heading to Manchester Arena as part of his American Utopia World Tour. Byrne will be performing songs from his critically acclaimed album 'American Utopia' as well as classics from Talking Heads. He will be joined by special guest Benjamin Clementine.

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WWE RAW 2018
Monday 5th November 2018

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2018 with Raw. Fans will be able to see all their favorite WWE Superstars live in action all under one roof.

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WWE SMACKDOWN 2018
Tuesday 6th November 2018

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in November 2018 with SmackDown Live. Fans will be able to see all their favorite WWE Superstars live in action all under one roof.

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SLAYER
Friday 9th November 2018

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.

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JESS GLYNNE
Saturday 17th November 2018

Jess Glynne returns to Manchester Arena to celebrate the launch of her new album 'Always In Between' on Saturday 17 November.

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CULTURE CLUB
Sunday 18th November 2018

Boy George & Culture Club are heading to ManchesterSince their inception in 1981 Culture Club have sold over 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’ & ‘The War Song’.

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THE FOUR TOPS & THE TEMPTATIONS
Tuesday 20th November 2018

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.

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NITRO CIRCUS 'YOU GOT THIS' TOUR
Thursday 22nd November 2018

Nitro Circus, the world’s biggest action sports entertainment brand, creates electrifying live events and unbelievable original content that at once exhilarates, captivates and inspires thrill-seeking fans worldwide.

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FLORENCE + THE MACHINE
Friday 23rd November 2018

Florence + the Machine returns to Manchester Arena with the High As Hope tour.

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THE HUMAN LEAGUE
Saturday 24th November 2018

Human League + Very Special Guest Midge Ure’s Band Electronica are coming to Manchester Arena on Saturday 24 Novmeber 2018.

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HITS RADIO LIVE
Sunday 25th November 2018

Hits Radio Live is returning to Manchester Arena on Sunday 25th November. Tickets are on sale now!

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LAURYN HILL
Monday 26th November 2018

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.

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PETE TONG presents IBIZA CLASSICS
Thursday 29th November 2018

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics returns to Manchester Arena in November 2018. Pete Tong & The Heritage Orchestra perform Ibiza Classics Conducted by Jules Bukley.

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JASON MANFORD
Friday 30th November 2018

Jason Manford brings his brand new tour 'Muddle Class' to Manchester Arena in November 2018!

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STAR WARS A NEW HOPE LIVE IN CONCERT
Saturday 1st December 2018

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 1 December.

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JEFF WAYNE'S WAR OF THE WORLDS
Sunday 2nd December 2018

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds – Alive on Stage returns to Manchester Arena next year to celebrate its 40th ANNIVERSARY

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FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
Thursday 6th December 2018

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons have sold over 100 million records worldwide and defined the sound of an era with classic hits like: Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Rag Doll, Big Girls Don’t Cry and many more.

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THE SOUND OF MADNESS
Friday 7th December 2018

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.

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JAMES AND THE CHARLATANS
Saturday 8th December 2019

James + The Charlatans plus special guests will play Manchester Arena on Saturday 8th December. Following a hugely successful one off show at Liverpool Echo Arena in 2016, two heavyweights of British music James & The Charlatans have announced a joint UK arena tour for December 2018.

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BLACK STONE CHERRY
Monday 10th December 2018

Hot on the heels of their special guest slot to Guns n' Roses at Download Festival, Black Stone Cherry return to Manchester Arena later this year. Black Stone Cherry’s current sixth studio album, Family Tree (available now via the Mascot Label Group) landed at #7 on the Official UK Album Chart upon its release in April.

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NIGHTWISH
Tuesday 11th December 2018

Finnish symphonic metal gods NIGHTWISH celebrate more than 2 decades of their career & will perform their best-of compilation ‘Decades’ in Manchester. 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.

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DEF LEPPARD
Wednesday 12th December 2018

2018 will see Def Leppard perform their Hysteria album in full, in addition to other hits, at the Manchester Arena.

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JOSH GROBAN
Friday 14th December 2018

Internationally renowned singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban announces he is heading to Manchester Arena on Friday 14 December. Knownfor his grammy-nominated Christmas album, Noel and for his appearances in Glee, The Simpons, The Office and CSI: NY.

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NILE ROGERS & CHIC
Saturday 15th December 2018

Legendary Nile Rodgers & CHIC will play the Arena this festive season. Fans will be able to see the band perform all of their incredible hit songs in a brand new & expanded set. This series of special appearances will mark the end of an amazing year for Nile Rodgers – who was most recently appointed the Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame & The Chief Creative Advisor for the iconic Abbey Road Studios.

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ANDRE RIEU
Thursday 20th December 2018

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 program.

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PETER PAN - THE ARENA ADVENTURES
Friday 28th & Saturday 29th December 2018

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.

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THE 1975
Thursday 24th January 2019

The 1975 UK & Ireland 2019 Tour plus special guests Pale Waves and No Rome will play Manchester Arena on 24 January.

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STRICTLY COME DANCING
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January 2019

The Strictly Come Dancing UK Arena Tour is waltzing back on the road from January next year returning to Manchester on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January. Fans will be delighted to hear that Strictly favourite and 2017 TV show winner Ore Oduba will be hosting the tour for a second time.

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SNOW PATROL
Wednesday 30th January 2019

Snow Patrol announce their apperance at Manchester Arena Wednesday 30 January 2019. Snow Patrol’s album Wildness, their first album in seven years, is out now. Wildness taps into something raw and primitive.

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BOYZONE
Saturday 2nd February 2019

After six UK #1 singles, five UK #1 albums and 25 years together, the iconic Boyzone will bring their 'Thank You & Goodnight - The Farewell Tour' to Manchester Arena on Saturday 2 February.

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OZZY OSBOURNE
Sunday 3rd February 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE today revealed details about his forthcoming "NO MORE TOURS 2," a reference to his 1992 "No More Tours" trek.

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PROFESSOR BRIAN COX
Saturday 9th February 2019

Having set two Guinness World Record titles with his previous sell-out live UK and Ireland tour, Professor Brian Cox, OBE is heading back out on the road with a brand new show for, Professor Brian Cox Live 2019. With Robin Ince as a special guest.

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STEELY DAN
Thursday 21st February 2019

Grammy Award winning jazz rock band Steely Dan annouces UK Arena tour with special guest Steve Winwood.

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FATBOY SLIM
Thursday 28th February 2019

Fatboy Slim has announced that he will be taking his hugely immersive In the Round Show to cities across the UK, hitting the Manchester Arena on Thursday 28 February.

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twenty one pilots
Tuesday 5th March 2019

Twenty One Pilots announce their appearance at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 5 March 2019.

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GEORGE EZRA
Saturday 16th & Saturday 23rd March 2019

Continuing his phenomenal ascent, George announces his first ever headline arena tour. The announcement follows his number one album 'Staying At Tamara's' which is officially the biggest selling album released so far this year.

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NICKI MINAJ & FUTURE
Monday 18th March 2019

Global hip hop icons Nicki Minaj & Future bring their co-headline tour NICKIHNDRXX to Manchester Arena on Monday 18 March.

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GEORGE EZRA
Saturday 16th & Saturday 23rd March 2019

Continuing his phenomenal ascent, George announces his first ever headline arena tour. The announcement follows his number one album 'Staying At Tamara's' which is officially the biggest selling album released so far this year.

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BLUE PLANET II - LIVE IN CONCERT
Wednesday 27th March 2019

Following the incredible success of the BAFTA award-winning BBC One television series Blue Planet II, presented by Sir David Attenborough, BBC Studios, and FKP Scorpio are proud to present a UK live tour, which will bring the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife to the UK arena stage.

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PANIC AT THE DISCO
Saturday 30th March 2019

Panic! At The Disco will play Manchester Arena on Saturday 30 March 2019.

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SHAWN MENDES
Sunday 7th April 2019

Supporting the release of his self-titled 3rd album, multi-platinum & chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will return to Manchester this April. Shawn has 4 Platinum singles (“Stitches”, “Mercy”, “Treat You Better” & “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”) and 3 Top 10 smash hits in the UK Official Charts.

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BILL BAILEY
Friday 10th May 2019

Bill Bailey is coming to Manchester Arena as part of his LARKS IN TRANSIT tour. LARKS IN TRANSIT is a compendium of travellers' tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian.

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