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Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, formerly known as the Cardiff International Arena or CIA, has been welcoming the world's biggest acts from far and wide since it first opened in 1993. With a capacity of 7,500 the venue is quite compact, but it remains a popular fixture with artists and fans alike. As well as being a successful music concert venue, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena has also played host to comedy acts, ice skating exhibitions, wrestling bouts and business events.

In March 2011 Derby-based car supermarket Motorpoint bought the naming rights for the Cardiff International Arena. As a result, the venue will be known as the Motorpoint Arena for the next five years.

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Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - Concerts & Events Guide

Lee Evans - 2014 Monsters UK Tour

Lee Evans

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 24th November 2014 - Sunday 30th November 2014

Lee Evans has a huge new UK tour planned for 2014. The manic comedian will perform his hilarious new Monsters stand-up show at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena from 24th to 30th November. Tickets...


Madness - All For The M.A.D.H.E.A.D. - 2014 UK Tour

Madness

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Friday 5th December 2014

Madness will be touring the UK in the lead up to Christmas 2014. The legendary ska-pop band will perform a concert at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Friday 5th December as part of its All For The M.A.D.H.E.A.D. UK tour. Tickets...


Diversity - Limitless - UK Tour

Diversity

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Saturday 6th December 2014

Diversity will be touring the UK in winter 2014 with a fully improved and updated version of their critically acclaimed arena show. The exciting young street-dance troupe will perform live at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 6th December as part of 'Limitless – The Reboot' UK tour. Tickets...


Jeff Wayne's - The War Of The Worlds - 2014 UK Tour

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Sunday 7th December 2014 - Monday 8th December 2014

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds will return to UK arenas for the last time in late 2014. The War of The Worlds will be performed at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on 7th and 8th December as part of its final arena tour. Tickets...


John Bishop - 2014 Supersonic UK Tour

John Bishop

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Thursday 11th December 2014

John Bishop will return to the stand-up comedy circuit in late 2014 with a brand new UK arena tour. The hilarious Liverpudlian comedian will perform two extra shows at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on 10th and 11th December, as part of his new 'Supersonic' UK tour. Tickets...


Alfie Boe - Trust - 2014 UK Tour

Alfie Boe

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Saturday 13th December 2014

Alfie Boe will embark on his second UK arena tour in late 2014. The Nation's Favourite Tenor will perform a concert at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 13th December as part of the new tour. Tickets...


Culture Club - 2014 UK Tour

CANCELLED: Culture Club

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Sunday 14th December 2014

The original Culture Club line-up, led by the flamboyant Boy George, will tour the UK's arenas in late 2014. Culture Club will perform a concert at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Sunday 14th December as part of their comeback tour. Tickets...


The Who Hits 50 British Tour 2014

The Who

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 15th December 2014

The Who have a 50th anniversary UK arena tour planned for late 2014. The rock legends will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 15th December as part of 'The Who Hits 50' UK tour. Tickets...


Status Quo - 2014 UK Tour

Status Quo

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 16th December 2014

Status Quo will be appearing live in concert across the UK in the run up to Christmas 2014. The veteran rockers will be joined by Chas and Dave when they perform live at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 16th December during their latest UK tour. Tickets...


Jools Holland - UK Tour

Jools Holland

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Saturday 20th December 2014

Jools Holland will be touring the UK with his boogie-woogie party again in late 2014. Accompanied by his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, plus special guests Marc Almond and Rumer, Jools Holland will perform a show at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 20th December as part of the tour. Tickets...


Paolo Nutini 2014 UK Tour

Paolo Nutini

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 13th January 2015

Paolo Nutini will be touring the UK's arenas in support of his third studio album. The Scottish singer-songwriter will perform a gig at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 13th January as part of the tour. Tickets...


Slipknot - Prepare For Hell - 2015 UK Tour

Slipknot

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Saturday 24th January 2015

Slipknot make their long-awaited return to the UK's arenas in early 2015. The Grammy Award-winning heavy metal outfit will rock Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 24th January during the 'Prepare For Hell' tour. Tickets...


You Me At Six + All Time Low - 2015 UK Tour

You Me At Six + All Time Low

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 9th February 2015

You Me At Six and All Time Low are teaming up for a co-headline UK tour in 2015. The pop-punk rockers will perform together at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 9th February as part of the tour. Tickets...


The Script 2015 UK Arena Tour

The Script

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 2nd March 2015

The Script will tour the UK in support of their latest chart-topping album, No Sound Without Silence, in 2015. The Irish three piece will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 2nd March as part of the new tour. Tickets...


The X Factor Live - 2015 UK Arena Tour

The X Factor Live

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 9th March 2015 - Tuesday 10th March 2015

The finalists of the 11th series of The X Factor will be heading out on a UK arena tour in 2015. The X Factor Live Tour will visit Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on 9th and 10th March. Tickets...


Spandau Ballet 2015 UK Tour

Spandau Ballet

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Friday 13th March 2015

Spandau Ballet will be touring the UK's biggest arenas in the spring of 2015. The eighties new romantics will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Friday 13th March as part of their 'Soul Boys Of The Western World' tour. Tickets...


Katherine Jenkins - 2015 UK Tour

Katherine Jenkins

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Saturday 14th March 2015

Katherine Jenkins will celebrate her 10th anniversary in the music industry with a UK tour in 2015. The Welsh mezzo soprano will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 14th March as the finale to her 'Home Sweet Home' UK tour. Tickets...


Lionel Richie 2015 UK Tour

Lionel Richie

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 16th March 2015

Lionel Richie will bring his 'All The Hits All Night Long' tour to Cardiff in 2015. The American superstar will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 16th March as part of the tour. Tickets...


Paloma Faith - 2015 UK Arena Tour

Paloma Faith

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Paloma Faith will be touring the UK's arenas in the spring of 2015. The singer-songwriter, known for her eccentric style, will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 17th March as part of the tour. Tickets...


Justin And Friends CBeebies 2015 Easter Tour

Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Wednesday 1st April 2015 - Thursday 2nd April 2015

Justin & Friends will be touring the UK's arenas in Easter 2015 with a spectacular new live show called Mr Tumble's Circus. The show will visit Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on 1st and 2nd April as part of the tour. Tickets...


Olly Murs 2015 UK Arena Tour

Olly Murs

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Friday 3rd April 2015 - Saturday 4th April 2015

Olly Murs will be touring the UK's arenas in the spring of 2015. The cheeky Essex chappy will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on 3rd and 4th April as part of his 'Never Been Better' tour. Tickets...


McBusted - 2015 UK Arena Tour

McBusted

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Thursday 9th April 2015 - Saturday 11th April 2015

McBusted will be touring the UK's arenas again in the spring of 2015. The ultimate supergroup – consisting of McFly and Busted – will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on 9th, 10th and 11th April during the tour. Tickets...


WWE Live 2015 UK Tour

WWE Live

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Sunday 12th April 2015

The WWE Superstars will return to the UK in the spring of 2015 for another WWE Live tour. Get ready for an evening of world class wrestling when the WWE Superstars visit Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Sunday 12th April as part of the tour. Tickets...


Harlem Globetrotters - UK Arena Tour

Harlem Globetrotters

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 20th April 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters will be back touring the UK in the spring of 2015, showing off their silky skills and clever tricks. The world's most famous basketball team will bring their one-of-a-kind family show to Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 20th April, as part of a nine-game UK tour. Tickets...


Ben Howard 2015 UK Tour

Ben Howard

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 21st April 2015

Ben Howard will be touring the UK in support of his latest album, I Forget Where We Were, during the spring of 2015. The chart-topping singer-songwriter will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 21st April as part of the tour. Tickets...


Premier League Darts 2015 UK Tour

Premier League Darts

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Thursday 23rd April 2015

The 12th round of the 2015 Premier League Darts tournament will be played at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Thursday 23rd April. Watch as eight of the game's top players compete against each other for the chance to win the six-figure prize fund and be crowned the 2015 champion. Tickets...


Disney On Ice - Magical Ice Festival - 2015 UK Tour

Disney On Ice - Magical Ice Festival

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Sunday 3rd May 2015

Disney On Ice - Magical Ice Festival will visit Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena from 29th April to 3rd May as part of a UK tour in the spring of 2015. The show will feature magical moments from four of Disney's best loved creations: Frozen, The Little Mermaid, Tangled and Beauty and the Beast. Tickets...


The Vamps 2015 UK Arena Tour

The Vamps

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Thursday 7th May 2015

The Vamps will embark on their first ever UK arena tour in the spring of 2015. The four-piece pop group will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Thursday 7th May as part of the new tour. Tickets...


S Club 7 - 2015 UK Arena Tour

S Club 7

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 12th May 2015

S Club 7 have a reunion UK tour planned for the spring of 2015. The newly reformed 7-piece pop group will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 12th May during the Bring It All Back Tour. Tickets...


Doctor Who - Symphonic Spectacular - 2015 UK Arena Tour

Doctor Who Live

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Monday 25th May 2015

The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular will be touring the UK's arenas in the spring of 2015. The show, which features a cast of 100 actors and singers, will be performed live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday 25th May. Tickets...


5 Seconds Of Summer - Rock Out With Your Socks Out - 2015 UK Tour

5 Seconds of Summer

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Sunday 7th June 2015

Aussie pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer will be touring the UK in summer 2015. The chart-topping band will perform live at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Sunday 7th June during the 'Rock Out With Your Socks Out' UK tour. Tickets...


How Now Mrs Brown Cow 2015 UK Tour

Mrs Brown's Boys: How Now Mrs Brown Cow

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Saturday 20th June 2015

Brendan O'Carroll and Mrs Brown's Boys return with a hilarious new arena show for 2015. 'How Now Mrs Brown Cow!' will be performed at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena from 16th to 20th June. Tickets...


Michael McIntyre - Happy And Glorious - 2015 UK Tour

Michael McIntyre

Where: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

When: Thursday 3rd September 2015 - Sunday 6th September 2015

Michael McIntyre will be touring the UK's biggest arenas again in 2015. The hugely popular stand-up comedian will perform four shows at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, from 3rd to 6th September, as part of his mammoth new 'Happy & Glorious' UK tour. Tickets...


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