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What's On at the O2 Apollo, Manchester

The O2 Apollo Manchester is a Grade II concert venue in Manchester with a capacity of 3’500 (2514 standing, 986 seats).  It opened in 1938, originally as a cinema and variety hall and began to host music concerts 1960’s.  It is one of Manchester premiere concert venues.

The O2 Apollo, formerly known as The Manchester Apollo, covers all music, including rock, pop, jazz, musical theatre, and comedy acts.  It’s hosted The Beatles, David Bowie, The Jacksons, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John (Freddie Mercury joined him), Tina Turner, Michael Buble, Michael Ball, Peter Kay, and was featured in the film 24 hour party people.

The art deco designed O2 Apollo Manchester has been central to the music touring circuit for decades and has many exciting shows, events and concerts coming up including Sarah Millican, Molby, Bianca Del Rio, Mo Gilligan, Paul Weller, Jason Manford, Jimmy Carr, Jools Holland.  See what's on at the O2 Apollo Manchester below and book tickets online.

The O2 Apollo Manchester is a Grade II concert venue in Manchester with a capacity of 3’500 (2514 standing, 986 seats).  It opened in 1938, originally as a cinema and variety hall and began to host music concerts 1960’s.  It is one of Manchester premiere concert venues.

The O2 Apollo, formerly known as The Manchester Apollo, covers all music, including rock, pop, jazz, musical theatre, and comedy acts.  It’s hosted The Beatles, David Bowie, The Jacksons, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John (Freddie Mercury joined him), Tina Turner, Michael Buble, Michael Ball, Peter Kay, and was featured in the film 24 hour party people.

The art deco designed O2 Apollo Manchester has been central to the music touring circuit for decades and has many exciting shows, events and concerts coming up including Sarah Millican, Molby, Bianca Del Rio, Mo Gilligan, Paul Weller, Jason Manford, Jimmy Carr, Jools Holland.  See what's on at the O2 Apollo Manchester below and book tickets online.

What's On at the O2 Apollo, Manchester

Garbage

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 19 July 2024
Described by TIME Magazine as "gloomy and sexual yet lively and introspective", Wisconsin electro-rockers Garbage have sold over 17 million albums worldwide since 1995, scoring the UK Top 10 hits "Stupid Girl", "Why Do You Love Me", "Push...

girl in red

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 1 September 2024
Oslo's Marie Ulven - a.k.a. intimate rock and pop sensation, girl in red, charted at no.7 in the Uk with her 2021 debut album "if I could make it go quiet", which is packed full of songs that are lessons drawn from her self-examination. 20...

The Four Tops + The Temptations Revue + Tavares

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 4 September 2024
Ever since the mid-60's soul legends The Four Tops have been winning audiences with their energising vocal powers and melodic harmonies. Featuring original member Abdul "Duke" Fakir, and former musical director Ronnie McNeir, their first hi...

The Teskey Brothers

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 5 - Friday 6 September 2024
The Teskey Brothers are an Australian blues rock band from Melbourne, named after the two brothers who formed the group in 2008: Josh Teskey and Sam Teskey.  Their music is in the style of Wilson Pickett, and Otis Redding, playing soul mu...

Blackberry Smoke

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 12 September 2024
Atlanta, Georgia's Blackberry Smoke are set to bring their southern rockin' sounds to Europe. Embodying their native Georgia's rich musical legacy, they have, for the past two decades, honoured the people, places and sounds of their home s...

Matt Rife

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 13 - Saturday 14 September 2024
From Columbus Ohio, Matt Rife has exploded as one of the fastest growing comedians through his viral content and remarkable engagement on TikTok, where he has amassed over 5 Million followers, and more than 260 million views globally. One o...

Blade Runner Live

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 19 September 2024
Experience Ridley Scott's multi-Academy Award-nominated cult classic, Blade Runner (2007 Final Cut), on a vast HD screen accompanied by The Avex Ensemble performing Greek composer Vangelis' original synthesiser led score in sync with the fi...

Bianca Del Rio

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 20 September 2024
Renowned for her snarky frankness, impeccable timing and politically incorrect humor, Bianca was crowned "The queen of all Drag Race queens" (New York Magazine's "Most Powerful Drag Queens in America") and is set to bring a comedy show like...

Joshua Bassett

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 22 September 2024
The Californian actor and pop rock singer-songwriter is best known for his starring role as Ricky Bowen in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. As a solo musician, he has scored the international hit "Lie Lie Lie" and collaborated...

The Vamps

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 24 - Wednesday 25 September 2024
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...

Anthony Jeselnik

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 27 September 2024
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, stand-up comedian Anthony Jeselnik is famed for his podcast with co-host Gregg Rosenthal, The Jeselnik and Rosenthal Vanity Project. His most recent stand up special, Fire in the Maternity Ward, premiered on Netfl...

Sea Girls

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 28 September 2024
With two UK no.3 albums to their name, Sea Girls come out all guns blazing with their emotionally charged, deeply personal, hook laden doses of memorable jagged guitar-pop brilliance and catchy anthemic fan favourites. The London-based four...

The The

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Monday 30 September 2024
Matt Johnson's new wave / post-punk outfit The The spent 30 weeks on the UK chart with their 1986 album, Infected, following it up with the top-ten studio albums Mind Bomb (1989) and Dusk (1993). Lauded with critical acclaim, their ever-cha...

The Driver Era

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 2 October 2024
LA-born alternative rock duo brothers Rocky and Ross Lynch are both former members of the now defunct pop rock band R5. Tipped for global stardom by the NME, their grungy, '80s-influenced pop has seen them amass millions of fans and compari...

The Driver Era Manchester Tickets

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 2 October 2024
The Driver Era at O2 Apollo Manchester...

Mo Gilligan

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 3 October - Thursday 5 December 2024
Mo Gilligan is a British stand-up comedian known for his observational comedy. After several years of uploading comedy clips to social media, he found global success in 2017. He hosted The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, which debuted in 201...

Aurora

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 4 October 2024
Self-taught Norwegian electro-pop artist known for her melancholic music Singer-songwriter AURORA, full name Aurora Aksnes, was compelled to craft music from a young age. Shortly after she was born in Stavenger, Norway, her parents moved to...

Hiatus Kaiyote

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 6 October 2024
A beautiful and unique blend of future soul, jazz, funk and R'n'B which has seen them sampled on songs by The Carters (Beyonce & Jay-Z), Kendrick Lamar, Anderson . Paak, Chance The Rapper, and Drake-with whom lead singer Naomi "Nai Palm" S...

The Rest is Politics

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 11 October 2024
In line with the general election set to take place later this year Goalhanger, AEG Presents and WME are thrilled to announce that the iconic chart-topping podcast series The Rest Is Politics is returning to the live stage with their bigge...

Squeeze

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 12 October 2024
As one of the most traditional pop bands of the new wave, London's Squeeze provided one of the links between classic British guitar pop and post-punk providing the vehicle for the wry, subtle lyric writing of Chris Difford and traditiona...

The Cult

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 25 October 2024
The Cult have revived their early post-punk incarnation, celebrating 40 years since Bradford vocalist Ian Astbury and legendary Mancunian guitarist Billy Duffy formed Death Cult in 1983 as a spin-off from Astbury's former gothic rock band S...

Paul Weller

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 1 November 2024
Few people have had as great an influence on the British music scene as Paul Weller. As frontman of The Jam, Weller spearheaded the Mod revival in the late '70s and early '80s, scoring a string of hits, including Going Underground and A ...

Interpol

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 2 November 2024
Manhattan, New York, rockers Interpol formed in 1997, and quickly became one of the main bands associated with the New York indie music scene, and one of several groups that emerged from the post-punk revival of the 2000s. The band's sound ...

Russ

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 3 November 2024
Sicilian Atlanta, Georgia, rapper, singer songwriter, and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace. By doing so, he proved that he didn't need a major label to surpass over 10 billion streams on Spotify/Apple Music, get on Forbes' ...

Lindsey Stirling

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Monday 4 November 2024
For over a decade, Lindsey Stirling has enchanted audiences across the globe by performing a certain spellbinding magic with her electronic violin, dreaming up an exquisitely composed yet boldly inventive sound entirely her own. The classic...

NIKI

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 6 November 2024
Nashville-based Indonesian alt pop singer-songwriter Nicole Zefanya, better known as NIKI, has garnered global recognition for her songwriting and musicianship and is among the most popular female artists from Indonesia. ...

NIKI - BUZZ WORLD TOUR

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 6 November 2024
Support from Amy Allen...

Conan Gray

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 7 - Friday 8 November 2024
Attracting unanimous applause of everyone from Sir Elton John to Taylor Swift, Texan indie pop singer-songwriter Conan Gray has quickly cemented himself as one of the freshest voices in music during his meteoric rise with over 3 billion glo...

Ezra Collective

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 10 November 2024
Lighting up sweaty dance floors and soundtrack dinner parties in equal measure, London jazz five-piece Ezra Collective are proving themselves as a harmonious tour de force. A thumping celebration of life and synergy in motion, their winding...

KALEO

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 15 November 2024
  Known for the way they gorgeously blend folk, country, rock and blues, the five-piece KALEO have become one of Iceland's most successful music exports. They released their debut eponymous album in 2013 and followed it with A/B in 2016...

The Australian Pink Floyd

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 16 November 2024
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...

Khruangbin

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 17 - Monday 18 November 2024
Taking influence from 1960's Thai funk - their name literally translates to 'Engine Fly'; in Thai - Khruangbin's music has always been multilingual, weaving far-flung musical languages like East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican d...

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 19 November 2024
Originally from Alabama but now based in Nashville, four-time Grammy Award-winning Americana singer, songwriter and musician Jason Isbell is widely renowned as one of the greatest songwriters of his generation with his track "Maybe It's Ti...

Rag'n'Bone Man

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 20 November 2024
Sussex-born Rory Graham grew up hearing his mum and dad play an assortment of blues, soul and jazz albums. When he attended his first raves as a teenager, he found himself drawn to ragga and jungle music, especially artists such as Congo Na...

Anthrax + Kreator

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 21 November 2024
International metal forces join in a monstrous union between US metal monsters, Anthrax and German thrash titans, Kreator in this co-headline tour. ...

BBC Concert Orchestra - Northern Soul Orchestrated

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tuesday 26 November 2024
Following the sold-out night at the Royal Albert Hall's BBC Proms, the BBC Concert Orchestra take their dedicated to northern soul, curated by Wigan's Stuart Maconie and Manchester's Joe Duddell, on the road. A celebration of raw, rare Amer...

Jason Manford

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 28 November 2024
Jason Manford is back with his brand-new live show, A Manford All Seasons. The Manchester comedian has been busy since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn't...

Vampire Weekend

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Sunday 1 - Monday 2 December 2024
New York indie rockers Vampire Weekend formed in 2006 and have enjoyed international success with the singles "A-Punk", "Oxford Comma", "This Life" /"Unbearably White" and "Cousins". Led by vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, they were i...

IDLES

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 6 - Sunday 8 December 2024
Formed in Bristol in 2009, IDLES are known for their intense sound and abrasive lyrics. The post-punk rocker's confrontational and infectiously volatile debut was Brutalism in 2017. Joy As An Act Of Resistance came out in 2018, acting as so...

Jimmy Carr

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Thursday 19 December 2024
Star of the UK's most streamed Netflix comedy special of 2021, Jimmy is back on the road with a brand new show, Laughs Funny. Jimmy's show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or pe...

Jools Holland

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 21 December 2024
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...

Roy Chubby Brown

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 17 January 2025
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...

Brothers Osborne

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 25 January 2025
Described by Rolling Stone as performing "party-friendly tunes that are equal parts outlaw attitude, disco groove and ZZ Top-style boogie", the Grammy nominated Maryland brothers serve up raw, honest and uniquely homemade Country rock. Thei...

Dan and Phil

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 29 - Thursday 30 January 2025
YouTubers Dan and Phil are back to heal your inner child and take back what the internet took from them. In their new screamingly hilarious live stage show, Terrible Influence, it's a new era. They're older, gayer, Phil's gone blonde, and n...

Queen Extravaganza - The Official Queen Tribute Band

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 15 February 2025
The official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May. The band, who began touring all over the globe back in 2012, are made up of a rolling cast of gifted musicians who have been hand picked by Roger Taylor and Brian May. ...

You Me At Six

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 22 February - Saturday 29 March 2025
Rising out of the British alternative underground, Surrey rockers You Me At Six released their debut full-length album Take Off Your Colours in 2008 through Slam Dunk Records and Epitaph Records. Celebrating early chart success, it was 2010...

Greg Davies

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Wednesday 26 February - Saturday 1 March 2025
Star of shows such as Taskmaster, The Inbetweeners, The Cleaner, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Man Down and Cuckoo, comedian Greg Davies is heading back out on tour for the first time in 7 years with his brand-new 2025 stand-up show Full Fat Le...

The Mary Wallopers

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 14 March 2025
Described by The Guardian as "invoking the raucous ghosts of The Dubliners and The Pogues to startling effect", The Mary Wallopers are a folk group from Dundalk, Ireland, breathing new life into both well known & rare ballads. Travelling th...

Katherine Ryan

O2 Apollo, Manchester
Saturday 15 March 2025
Star of UKTV's hugely popular new series Parental Guidance as well as Comedy Central's upcoming Out of Order with Rosie Jones and Judi Love, TV's beloved Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live stan...

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