Owned by the NEC Group, the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham was opened in 1991. At the time, it was the largest UK indoor arena of its type. Its current capacity is up to 15,800 with standing area.
As well as music concerts and comedy gigs, the venue has also been used to host the Gladiators TV show, Davis Cup tennis matches and WWE wrestling bouts, among other events. It remains as one of the UK's most versatile venues.
Birmingham Arena [ view map ]
King Edwards Road
Box Office: 0844 338 8000 | General Enquiries: 0121 780 4141
Tue 8th Sep - Wed 9th Sep
Celine Dion will bring her Courage World Tour to UK arenas during the autumn of 2020. The Canadian singer will perform live at Birmingham Arena on 8th and 9th September as part of the tour.
Saturday 19th September 2020
Stormzy has a massive world tour planned for 2020 in support of his new album Heavy Is The Head. The Brit Award-winning rapper will play live at Birmingham Arena on Saturday 19th September as part of his H.I.T.H World Tour.
Tuesday 29th September 2020
Alanis Morissette is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album, Jagged Little Pill, with a worldwide tour in 2020. The Canadian singer-songwriter will play live at Birmingham Arena on Tuesday 29th September as part of the tour.
Sunday 11th October 2020
Jeff Lynne's ELO will play a series of arena shows across the UK & Ireland during the autumn of 2020. The legendary band will play live at Birmingham Arena on Sunday 11th October as part of the From Out Of Nowhere Tour.
Friday 16th October 2020
The Weeknd will perform a series of UK arena shows during the autumn of 2020. The Canadian R&B superstar will play live at Birmingham Arena on Friday 16th October as part of The After Hours Tour with support from 88GLAM and Sabrina Claudio.
Monday 9th November 2020
Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is coming to UK arenas in 2020. The global pop icon will perform live at Birmingham Arena on Monday 9th November as part of the epic farewell tour.
Friday 13th November 2020
A-ha have extended their Hunting High and Low Tour to included extra UK dates in 2020. The Norwegian trio will play their debut album in its entirety at Birmingham Arena on Friday 13th November as part of the tour.
Wednesday 25th November 2020
Deacon Blue have a UK tour planned for 2020 in support of a new album titled City Of Love. The Scottish pop-rock band will play live at Birmingham Arena on Wednesday 25th November as part of the tour.