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Alter Bridge

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 9 December 2022
Formed by Creed band members Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips and Brian Marshall, and recruiting vocalist Myles Kennedy, Florida's Alter Bridge combine progressive metal and hard rock.  It doesn't matter if you like to call it metal or hard r...

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 10 December 2022
Former members of The Beautiful South, the chart-topping Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott return following their UK number 1 album 'Manchester Calling', which reached No.1 in March 2020 and was dedicated to the Ivor Novello Awards 2022 winner...

Rod Stewart

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 14 December 2022
The multi million-selling superstar and one of the most enduring musicians of his generation announces a huge 2022 UK tour. In support of the release of his latest album The Tears Of Hercules, due out on 12 November 2021, Rod Stewart is hit...


AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 21 December 2022

Vitality Netball Test Series

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Doors open 4.00pm Curtain Raiser Game 4.45pm Main Game 7.00pm...

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 January 2023
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live will bring everyone's favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to life, combining Hot Wheels' iconic jumps and stunts with epic crashing and smashing to deliver an exhilarating family entertainment experience for ki...

Lewis Capaldi

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Despite his young age BRIT Award-winning Glaswegian acoustic soul pop singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi has already topped the charts around the world with his debut becoming the biggest selling album of both 2019 and 2020 in the UK - a follo...

The 1975

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 20 January 2023
Fronted by Matty Healy - the son of the son of actors Denise Welch and Tim Healy - Manchester's The 1975 have established themselves as one of the defining pop rock bands of their generation with their distinctive aesthetic, ardent fanbase ...

Strictly Come Dancing

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 January 2023
First staged in 2008, Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour brings all the joy of the popular BBC One TV show to arenas around the UK. After the coveted Glitterball Trophy has been awarded for each series, fans look forward to seeing a sele...

Young Voices In Concert

AO Arena, Manchester
Monday 30 January - Wednesday 1 February 2023
BSL interpreted show...

Black Stone Cherry + The Darkness

AO Arena, Manchester
Thursday 2 February 2023
A co-headline tour for rockers to get excited about as no one puts on the kind of show that these boys do. Kentucky's favourite hard rock sons, Black Stone Cherry, are joined by Lowestoft's most loved rock heroes The Darkness (complete wit...

Florence + The Machine

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 3 February 2023
The insanely captivating Florence Welch - the festival headlining Boudicca, wielding anthems like a flaming sword - is at the peak of her powers, coming into a fully realised self-knowledge, poking sly fun at her own self-created persona, p...


AO Arena, Manchester
Sunday 19 February 2023
Doncaster-based Dominic Harrison anthemic alt-pop performer and songwriter whose releases include the 2017 radio-favourite King Charles and his 2018 debut album, "21st Century Liability". He finished 3rd in the BBC Sound of 2020 poll. ...

Chris Brown

AO Arena, Manchester
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Chris Brown has announced the UK and European leg of his Under The Influence Tour. The R&B artist has lined up arena stops in Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where he'll play two nights at The O2, during February. He'll...

Justin Bieber

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 25 February - Saturday 4 March 2023
From teen heart-throb to pop juggernaut, Justin Bieber has been a permanent fixture in the charts for over 10 years Canadian-born Justin Bieber took his first steps into the music industry in 2007 by posting covers on YouTube. Then just 13 ...

Panic! At The Disco

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 10 March 2023
The Las Vegas pop rock band turned solo project of Brendon Urie offers a glittery sonic approach inspired by his ever-increasing collection of vintage and modern synthesizers. Their personal, potent, and utterly irresistible UK Top 40 hits ...


AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 11 March 2023
Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum certified Texan musical force for good, singer, rapper and classically trained flautist, Lizzo has the ability to capture people's imagination with her honest lyrics, catchy choruses and funky tunes exp...

Tom Grennan

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 18 March 2023
Chart-topping Bedford indie singer-songwriter Tom Grennan demonstrates his rough, soulful voice in all its facets on his platinum hit singles "Little Bit of Love" and "Let's Go Home Together" (with Ella Henderson) and as a featured artist...

Celine Dion

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6 April 2023
Celine Dion is renowned for her powerful, technically skilled vocals, and remains the best-selling Canadian recording artist and one of the best-selling artists of all time with record sales of over 200 million worldwide."I had really hoped...

Dermot Kennedy

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 7 April 2023
After reaching the #1 spot in the UK and Irish Official Album Charts with debut album 'Without Fear', which achieved multi-platinum status with hit top 10 single 'Outnumbered' as well as the top 20 with singles 'Power Over Me' and the hit '...


AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 8 April 2023
2023 sees the return of the legendary dance brand Clubland... back in UK arenas for the first time in over 10 years   Clubland began as a series of compilation albums in 2002 and was the umbrella brand for an entire movement of commercial ...

Parenting Hell Live

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 14 April 2023
Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe will be bringing their hit podcast live on stage. With nearly 50 million downloads, the chart topping podcast has seen them discuss the highs and lows of parenting (and life). From the stresses of sleep depri...


AO Arena, Manchester
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Tennessee alt-rock trio Paramore have enjoyed mainstream success exploring a diverse range of styles, while never straying far from the signature guitar-driven sound that has scored them UK chart-topping albums and Platinum-selling Top 20 h...

Michael Bublé

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 21 - Saturday 22 April 2023
Multi-Grammy, multi-Juno and multi-platinum selling global superstar, Michael Buble is at the peak of his vocal and creative powers with over 75 million records sold worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Canadian artists in history...

Kevin Hart

AO Arena, Manchester
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Emmy and Grammy-nominated, box office sensation Kevin Hart announced his highly anticipated return to the U.K for April 2023. The comedy icon will be taking his new Reality Check tour on the road for shows across the U.K.    Beyond his st...

WWE Live

AO Arena, Manchester
Thursday 27 April 2023
All your favourite WWE Superstars live in action. WWE is known for the unique way it blends sport and entertainment, combining in-ring match action with both the drama of a soap opera and the energy of a rock concert. The American professio...

The Original Harlem Globetrotters

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 28 April 2023
The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game tour to the UK this autumn. Spread Game is the epitome of Globetrotter excellence; it's shown through basketball wizardry night after night and demonstrat...

Duran Duran

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 29 April 2023
Birmingham New Wave idols Duran Duran were one of the first bands to truly capitalise on the new frontier of MTV. With a run of high concept, high-end production videos to innately catchy funk rock singles, the band's rise to stardom was pr...

Magic Mike: The Arena Tour

AO Arena, Manchester
Tuesday 2 May 2023
With two hugely successful films starring Channing Tatum and the hit productions of Magic Mike Live in London, Berlin, Australia and Las Vegas, Magic Mike has turned up the heat across the globe. Now the sexiest, most spectacular new dance ...

Cazoo Premier League Darts 2023

AO Arena, Manchester
Thursday 4 May 2023
Get ready to see bullseyes and 180's aplenty as Premier League Darts returns in 2023! ...

Olly Murs

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 5 May 2023
The Essex vocalist and former X-Factor runner-up is one of the UK's most successful pop stars, with millions of records worldeide and six chart-topping Platinum-certified albums (following his recent engagement, his seventh, "Marry Me" is d...

André Rieu and His Johann Strauss Orchestra

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 12 May 2023
Andre Rieu is a Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra. He and his orchestra have turned classical and waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, as successful as some of the ...

Sam Smith

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 24 May 2023
Following the global success of the unstoppable UK no.1 single "Unholy", the Grammy, BRIT, Golden Globe and Oscar-winning Cambridgeshire soulful pop star is back after an undeniable run of success. Building on the billions of Spotify and ...

Elton John

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 31 May - Saturday 3 June 2023
Elton's career achievements to date are unsurpassed in their breadth and longevity. Elton is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 platinum and multi-platinum albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has so...

Disney 100 - The Concert

AO Arena, Manchester
Monday 5 June 2023
Presented in the UK by Senbla and produced by Semmel Concerts, Disney 100 - The Concert will feature legendary film scenes on giant screen, whilst the magical musical moments are brought to life by the Hollywood Sound Orchestra along with s...

Ozzy Osbourne

AO Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 7 June 2023
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne gained international notoriety as the controversial and eternally theatrical frontman of metal giants Black Sabbath. After a succession of hugely successful albums, Osbourne was fired from the band in 1978 and e...

Roger Waters

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 10 June 2023
After planned concerts in Poland were cancelled amid outrage at his stance on Ukraine, the iconic founding member, lyricist, composer and creative force behind Pink Floyd returns to the UK with powerful music which highlights its message of...

Hans Zimmer

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 16 June 2023
Hans Zimmer has created some of the best-known and most influential film scores of our time. The German-born Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning composer - who received his 11th Oscar nomination in 2018 for the film score of Christ...

Peter Gabriel

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 23 June 2023
The legendary former Genesis star announces his first European tour dates in almost a decade, performing new material from the upcoming album i/o, as well as delving into his incomparable catalogue of hits, fan favorites and the unexpected...

Iron Maiden

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 30 June 2023
The legendary British heavy metal band return.  With a career spanning over four decades, Bruce Dickinson and the boys  The Future Past Tour will feature previously unperformed songs from the bands most recent studio album, Senjutsu - wh...

Hollywood Vampires

AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 8 July 2023
Hollywood Vampires is the rock supergroup which lives and breathes the spontaneous magic of three megastars - the legendary Alice Cooper, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, and Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp. With some of the purest, most una...
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