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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Thu 18th May - Sat 27th May
Take That are going back on tour with Wonderland Live in 2017. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will perform live at Manchester Arena on 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th and 27th May as part of the new 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.
Tuesday 6th June 2017
WWE NXT will return to the UK's arenas during the summer of 2017. The WWE Superstars of tomorrow will perform live at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 6th June as part of WWE presents NXT Live! UK Tour.
Friday 9th June 2017
Kings of Leon will be back touring the UK again in 2017. The American rockers will perform a gig at Manchester Arena on Friday 9th June as part of the band's latest UK tour.
Tue 4th Jul - Wed 5th Jul
Radiohead will perform two shows at Manchester Arena on 4th and 5th July 2017 as part of a new European tour. The tour will be in support of the band's ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool, which topped the UK chart in May 2016.
Friday 7th July 2017
Linkin Park will visit the UK for a run of three shows in the summer of 2017. The multi award winning American rock band will perform live at Manchester Arena on Friday 7th July as part of the One More Light Tour.
Friday 14th July 2017
Blink 182 will be touring the UK's biggest arenas during the summer of 2017. The American pop-punk trio will perform a gig at Manchester Arena on Friday 14th July as part of the new tour.
Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Eighties pop band BROS will reform in 2017 for a series of UK arena shows. Twin brothers Matt and Luke Goss will perform all their smash-hits at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 22nd August during their 30-year reunion tour.
Saturday 16th September 2017
John Legend returns to the UK this autumn on his biggest tour to date. The Grammy Award-winning American soul singer will perform live at Manchester Arena on Saturday 16th September as part of his Darkness and Light Tour.
Sunday 1st October 2017
Neil Diamond will be extending his 50th Anniversary Tour to the UK and Europe in 2017. The music icon will celebrate his illustrious career with a concert at Manchester Arena on Sunday 1st October as part of the tour.
Tuesday 17th October 2017
Lady Gaga has announced a huge new world tour for 2017. The American pop icon will perform live at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 17th October as part of the Joanne World Tour.
Monday 6th November 2017
The WWE Superstars will return to the UK in the autumn of 2017 for another action packed WWE Live tour. Get ready for an evening of world class wrestling when WWE Raw comes to Manchester Arena on Monday 6th November. This show will be televised.
Tuesday 7th November 2017
The WWE Superstars will return to the UK in the autumn of 2017 for another action packed WWE Live tour. Get ready for an evening of world class wrestling when WWE Smackdown comes to Manchester Arena on Tuesday 7th November. This show will be televised.
Tue 21st Nov - Wed 22nd Nov
Little Mix will be back touring the UK's arenas in the autumn of 2017. Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall will perform live at Manchester Arena on 21st and 22nd November during the Glory Days Tour.
Fri 24th Nov - Sat 25th Nov
John Bishop makes a welcome return to stand-up comedy in 2017 with his fifth UK tour. The comedy superstar will perform live at Manchester Arena on 24th and 25th November as part of his new 'Winging It' UK tour.
Sat 2nd Dec - Sun 3rd Dec
Steps will embark on a massive new UK arena tour in late 2017. The 90s pop sensations will perform live at Manchester Arena on 2nd and 3rd December as part of a 20th anniversary tour.
Fri 20th Apr - Sat 21st Apr
Michael McIntyre returns to the stage in 2018 with a brand new stand-up show. Britain's biggest comedian will perform live at Manchester Arena on 20th and 21st April 2018 as part of his Big World Tour.