Manchester Arena – formerly known as the Nynex, MEN Arena, and most recently the Phones 4u Arena – is one of the largest indoor concert venues in Europe, with a maximum capacity of 21,000. Manchester Arena features full 360 degree (bowl) seating, with an upper tier and a lower tier separated by hospitality boxes.
Manchester Arena has previously been crowned the busiest arena in the world, with over a million visitors each year attending its concerts and other shows.
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Friday 3rd June 2016
Busted will regroup for a massive UK arena tour in the spring of 2016. James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson will perform an extra show at Manchester Arena on Friday 3rd June during the reunion tour.
Wednesday 15th June 2016
Barry Manilow will tour the UK for 'One Last Time' in the summer of 2016. The musical legend will perform a show at Manchester Arena on Wednesday 15th June as part of his final UK tour.
Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Electric Light Orchestra will be touring the UK's arenas with new music in 2016. Jeff Lynne's ELO will perform an extra show at Manchester Arena on Wednesday 22nd June during the Alone In The Universe Tour.
Tue 28th Jun - Wed 29th Jun
Lionel Richie returns to the UK in the summer of 2016 for series of concerts. The international superstar will perform 'All The Hits' from his extensive and much loved repertoire at Manchester Arena on 28th and 29th June during the tour.
Wednesday 31st August 2016
The Who will play a series of UK arena shows during the summer of 2016. The rock legends will perform live at Manchester Arena on Wednesday 31st August as part of their Back To The Who Tour.
Thu 13th Oct - Sun 16th Oct
Disney On Ice presents Frozen will visit Manchester Arena from 13th to 16th October 2016, as part of a UK tour. Join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff and Sven, as they journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all!
Tuesday 18th October 2016
Steel Panther will embark on the band's first headline UK arena tour in October 2016. The Los Angeles based glam metal outfit will perform live at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 18th October as part of the tour.
Wednesday 19th October 2016
Nickelback will be touring the UK's arenas in the autumn of 2016. The multi-platinum selling rock band will perform live at Manchester Arena on Wednesday 19th October with support from fellow Canadian band Monster Truck.
Thu 20th Oct - Sun 23rd Oct
Justin Bieber will be touring the UK during the autumn of 2016 in support of his new album – Purpose. The Canadian superstar will perform live at Manchester Arena on 20th, 21st and 23rd October during the Purpose World Tour.
Saturday 22nd October 2016
The Four Tops and The Temptations will be touring the UK's biggest arenas in the autumn of 2016. The Motown legends will perform a show together at Manchester Arena on Saturday 22nd October as part of the tour.
Saturday 5th November 2016
The WWE Superstars and Divas will return to the UK in the autumn of 2016 for another action packed WWE Live tour. Get ready for an evening of world class wrestling when WWE Live comes to Manchester Arena on Saturday 5th November.
Tuesday 8th November 2016
Bring Me The Horizon will be touring the UK's biggest arenas during the autumn of 2016. The five-piece metal band will perform live at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 8th November as part of the tour.
Thursday 24th November 2016
'Elvis In Concert - Live On Screen' will be touring the UK's arenas in the autumn of 2016. This unmissable show featuring the most recognisable voice of all time, Elvis Presley, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra comes to Manchester Arena on Thursday 24th November.
Thursday 8th December 2016
Rod Stewart will be touring the length and breadth of the UK in late 2016. The legendary rocker will perform live at Manchester Arena on Thursday 8th December as part of his From Gasoline Alley to Another Country Hits 2016 arena tour.
Friday 16th December 2016
Madness will hit the road in late 2016 with their first major UK arena tour in over two years. The legendary ska band will perform live at Manchester Arena on Friday 16th December as part of the Can't Touch Us Now Tour.
Monday 19th December 2016
Status Quo will embark on their last ever full-on Electric UK tour in late 2016. Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt and co will perform an electric set at Manchester Arena on Monday 19th December as part of the band's Last Night Of The Electrics Tour.
Thursday 22nd December 2016
André Rieu and his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra will be touring the UK in late 2016. The Dutch maestro and his orchestra will perform live at Manchester Arena on Thursday 22nd December as part of the new tour.
Friday 17th February 2017
Jack Whitehall will tour the UK in early 2017 with his new live show Jack Whitehall: At Large. The multi award-winning stand-up comic will perform his new show at Manchester Arena on Friday 17th February as part of the tour.
Friday 31st March 2017
Russell Howard returns to the live stage in the spring of 2017. The star and creator of the topical TV comedy show Russell Howard's Good News will perform live at Manchester Arena on Friday 31st March during the tour.
Friday 2nd June 2017
The Sessions will offer audiences a unique glimpse into how musical history was made by The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios. The multi-million pound stage show will be performed at Manchester Arena on Friday 2nd June as part of a nationwide tour.