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Trixie and Katya Live

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 4 December 2022
For the first time ever Trixie and Katya are going out on the road together in Europe! Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime event, where drag's dynamic drag duo deliver unparalleled feats of theatrical eroticism and hilarious ingenuity...

Ricky Gervais

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 6 - Wednesday 7 December 2022
Considered one of the most influential British comedians since Charlie Chaplin, multi-award winning stand-up Ricky Gervais brings his latest show Armageddon to the UK in 2022, following his sold out tour 'SuperNature' in 2021 - his first in...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 8 - Sunday 11 December 2022
Stockport quintet Blossoms burst onto the Manchester scene in the 2010s, quickly rising from local clubs to festival stages and the top of the UK Album charts within a few short years. Their catchy, synth-forward blend of Brit-pop and indi...

Jools Holland

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 16 December 2022
Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are a rhythm and blues band led by boogie-woogie pianist Jools Holland. Holland formed the band in 1994 and the current 20-piece band consists of piano, organ, drums, female vocals, electri...

Jimmy Carr

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 December 2022
The comic, TV presenter and all-round entertainer is returning to the stand-up stage with a hilarious new show packed with jokes about all kinds of terrible things, terrible things that might have affected you, or people you know and love. ...

Roy Chubby Brown

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 14 January 2023
Roy Chubby Brown's rude, crude and rip-roaring brand of comedy is world renowned. Performing his own unique style of stand-up since the 190s, Chubby's belly-busting banter has never held back from sharing his outlandish views on news, wome...

Bert Kreischer

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 18 - Saturday 28 January 2023
Florida stand-up comedian, podcaster, reality television host and actor, a.k.a. "The Machine" has announced he is bringing his Berty Boy Relapse Tour to the UK. ...

John Mulaney

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 24 January 2023
The two-time Emmy and WGA award-winning American writer, actor, and comedian is coming to Europe with his From Scratch tour, which has has sold out massive venues around North America from Madison Square Garden multiple times to the Hollyw...

Nigel Ng

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 27 January 2023
The London-based Malaysian stand-up comedian, creator of global viral sensation 'Uncle Roger' and host of podcast sensation 'Rice To Meet You' takes to the road with his latest live comedy tour. In 2020, he went viral from his portrayal of ...

Carly Rae Jepsen

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 9 February 2023
The multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated Canadian singer-songwriter, who rose to fame when her single 'Call Me Maybe' achieved international success, is back! Her brand of folk-influenced pop has seen her top the charts across the globe with he...

JaackMaate's Happy Hour Live Podcast

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 11 February 2023
A live podcast recording of the YouTube channel hosted by JaackMaate, Stevie White and Robbie Knox, with 730,000 followers and 189 million views, with plenty of shenanigans and fan favourites like Martin the Guinea Pig Centipede, Creepy Lib...

'Weird Al' Yankovic

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Monday 13 February 2023
"Weird Al" Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist of all time. A five-time Grammy winner, his 2014 release Mandatory Fun was the first comedy album in history to debut at #1 on Billboard's Top 200. He is one of only five ar...

Dream Theater

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 17 February 2023
Even after hundreds of shows, 15 million records sold, a GRAMMY Award and almost four decades together, progressive metal trailblazers Dream Theater continue to look ahead. Their collective gaze never wavers from the future. The New York qu...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 18 February 2023
Cavetown began life as a YouTube channel from Oxford teenager Robin Skinner, who attracted a healthy following by covering songs from the likes of Justin Bieber, twenty one pilots and The Libertines on his ukelele and sharing them online. S...

Paul Smith

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 3 March - Saturday 15 July 2023
Paul Smith is back with a brand new tour! It's his biggest and funniest tour show to date in which the scouse funny man mixes his trade mark audience interaction with more hilarious true stories from his everyday life. If you've seen Paul l...

Jim Jefferies

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 9 - Friday 10 March 2023
The Give 'em What They Want Tour from Californian-living Australian comedian Jim Jefferies, one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, who has entertained audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-chall...

Damien Rice

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 15 March 2023
One of the last artists to build a true word-of-mouth following before widespread streaming, The Guardian wrote, "Rice's personality and deft songwriting hoist him above the mass of bedsit mumblers... gorgeous and understated, never too int...

Father John Misty

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 17 March 2023
Internationally acclaimed, UK Top 10 charting indie folk star Father John Misty, aka Josh Tillman, sounds and acts a bit like solo-era John Lennon, Scott Walker, Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Dory Previn, while taking more than a few cue...

Death Cab for Cutie

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 25 March 2023
Combining sensitive songwriting, memorable melodies, and the rich, wistful vocal tone of its leader Ben Gibbard, Seattle's Death Cab for Cutie quickly rose from a low-key solo project to become one of the definitive indie bands of the 2000s...

Haters Roast

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 30 March 2023
Unapologetic drag comedy hosted by The Vivienne, as the Haters Roast embarks on its first ever UK Tour with Kandy Muse, Miz Cracker, Heidi N Closet, Baga Chipz, Willam and Jimbo ripping and reading their fellow queens. ...

Big Thief

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 7 April 2023
Brooklyn indie rockers with folk roots whose songs search for a deep level of self-acceptance, grounded on dried-out, cracked desert dirt. Big Thief's music, rooted in the songs of Adrianne Lenker, paints in vivid tones characters and visc...

The Main Event

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 8 April 2023
Prepare for the hottest drag reunion of the year as Holy T bring you "The Main Event". Headlined by a star-studded array of the biggest names in drag, don't miss The AAA Girls (Alaska, Courtney and Willam), ABCD (Adore, Bianca, Courtney and...

De La Soul

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 14 April 2023
Long Island hip hop innovators De La Soul return to the UK to celebrate 30 years of breaking new ground. The trio, made up of rappers/producers Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo, have been at the forefront of hip hop culture since their seminal debu...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 20 April 2023
Renowned for their euphoric live performances, Sydney trio DMA'S aren't like most bands and have carved out a niche in an otherwise typically saturated guitar music scene. Their Madchester influences and swaggering mash-up of Screamadelica...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Monday 1 May 2023
Pentatonix have sold 10 million albums worldwide and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts over 17 million subscribers, yielding 4 billion video views. Their 2015 ...

Russell Howard

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 4 - Friday 5 May 2023
Russell Howard, "one of the world's top comedians" (Sunday Times) is back for a brand new live tour of the UK in 2023. As we reel from one global crisis to the next, join Russell, 'the uplifting Comedy King', as he puts the world to rights ...

Avril Lavigne

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 6 May 2023
Avril Lavigne is one of Canada's most popular singer-songwriters. Having sold close to 30 million albums worldwide, Lavigne is paving her own path to rock'n'roll royalty. She burst onto the music scene in 2002 with the critically acclaimed ...

Game Grumps Live: Tournament of Gamers

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 7 May 2023
The YouTube comedy Let's Play gaming web series hosted by musician and comedian Arin Hanson with cartoonist and comedian Dan Avidan boasts more than 5.37 million subscribers and has featured episodes with guests like Ben Schwartz, Dan Harm...

James - Orchestral Tour

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 9 - Wednesday 10 May 2023
Performing with Orca 22, a 22-Piece Orchestra and 8-Piece Choir. One of Britain's most enduring success stories, James have released 16 studio albums, selling over 25 million copies with their recent run of Top 5 albums proving to be a gold...

Tom Segura

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 13 May 2023
Best known for his Netflix specials, Ball Hog (2020), Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014), actor, comedian, writer and podcaster Tom Segura is one of the biggest names in the comedy business with hit podc...

Jon Richardson

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 20 May 2023
Best known as a team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Cats Countdown, host of Dave's Ultimate Worrier and upcoming sitcom Meet The Richardsons, Jon has also been seen on Would I Lie To You, Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre's Comed...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 2 June 2023
Seminal Canterbury rock band formed in 1971 Camel are still producing the goods 40 years on - albeit with only guitarist/vocalist Andy Latimer remaining from the original line-up. Latimer (guitar, vocals) the unwavering vanguard of the grou...

Penn & Teller

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 4 - Monday 5 June 2023
Penn & Teller, Penn Jillette and Teller, are American magicians, entertainers, and scientific skeptics who have performed together since the late 1970s, noted for their ongoing act that combines elements of comedy with magic. Featuring Penn...

Cory Wong

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 13 October 2023
The Grammy nominated Minneapolis funk-rock guitarist offers a mixture of finesse, funk and unstoppable passion. All music fans, not just jazz and funk fans, can have a slice of their listening habits on instrumental music, because it really...


O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 11 November 2023
  Visionary. Spectacular. Rule-breaking. The bad boy of instrumentalists and founding member of 2CELLOS known simply as HAUSER announces his much anticipated, first-ever worldwide solo tour "Rebel with a Cello" which includes two UK dates ...

The Vamps

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 23 November 2023
The Vamps had never really had the chance to be bored before 2020 struck. Since their platinum-selling debut album, 'Meet The Vamps', crashed into the UK charts at number 2 in 2014, the band have been holding onto a dream-like rush of album...

The Australian Pink Floyd

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 24 November 2023
Since their first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988 the Australian Pink Floyd Show have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour's 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TA...

Sarah Millican

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 14 - Saturday 15 June 2024
Sarah Millican is an award-winning stand-up comedian and writer. Since winning the 2008 if. comedy Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for her debut solo show; Sarah Millican's Not Nice, she has fast-established herself as ...
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