AO Arena Manchester

    Manchester Arena, managed and operated by ASM Global, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe.

    Since opening in 1995, the Arena has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.

    In addition to live music, the venue has also staged some of the biggest events in the UK sporting calendar including several 2002 Commonwealth Games’ events, the 2012 Olympic basketball warm-up match between team USA and GB, the 2008 FINA World Swimming Championships and international boxing bouts by Mike Tyson, David Haye, Joe Calzaghe and local champions Ricky Hatton, Amir Khan and Anthony Crolla.

    Manchester Arena has also played a key part in the city’s rich musical heritage with historic shows by local bands Take That, Oasis, Elbow, New Order, James, Happy Mondays, The Charlatans, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, M People, Doves, Inspiral Carpets, The Verve, Simply Red and The Courteeners.

    Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena is a former winner of the industry’s prestigious International Venue of the Year award.

    Upcoming Shows at The Manchester Arena

    Andre Rieu

    and his Johann Strauss Orchestra

    AO Arena Manchester

    12 May 2023

    André Rieu, the Dutch “King of Waltz” who has made classical music accessible to ordinary people, will bring his Johann Strauss Orchestra back to the UK.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    9 Feb 2024 - 27 Jan 2024

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    26 Jan 2024 - 27 Jan 2024

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    1 Dec 2023

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    5 Nov 2023 - 6 Nov 2023

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    19 Oct 2023 - 20 Oct 2023

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Peter Kay Tour

    Better Late Than Never

    AO Arena Manchester

    22 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023

    Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

    Celine Dion

    Courage World Tour

    AO Arena Manchester

    5 Apr 2023 - 6 Apr 2023

    Celine Dion has become a legend of popular music, one of the most powerful and moving voices ever heard. An honest woman who sings from the heart. It’s as simple and true as that – as simple and true as Celine.

    Michael Buble

    Higher Tour UK 2023

    AO Arena Manchester

    21 Apr 2023 - 22 Apr 2023

    Bublé is without a doubt one of the best-loved entertainers in the world. He connects with an audience like no other, oozing genuine charisma, velvety vocals and smooth moves. He's completed six sold-out world tours and sold more than 60 million records over the course of his extraordinary career.

    Magic Mike

    The Arena Tour

    AO Arena Manchester

    2 May 2023

    A group of extraordinary artists from around the world will perform a sultry dance and acrobatic spectacular on an incredible scale. Sexy dance routines intertwined with one-of-a-kind acts, will be presented by a diverse cast of performers from around the world.

    Sam Smith

    Gloria The Tour

    AO Arena Manchester

    24 May 2023

    Sam Smith has announced the official UK & Europe headline tour to celebrate their fourth...

    Olly Murs

    Marry Me Tour 2023

    AO Arena Manchester

    4 May 2023

    Olly Murs is back and now returns with the release of Marry Me, his first new studio album in over four years, and the 7th of his illustrious career. Olly’s previous six albums and subsequent sold- out tours have all been enormously successful.

    Tom Grennan

    2023 Tour

    AO Arena Manchester

    18 Mar 2023

    Singer-songwriter Tom Grennan first found fame as the guest vocalist on Chase & Status’s track “All Goes Wrong”. He cut his teeth in the Radio 1 Live Lounge and on BBC Two’s Later… with Jools Holland.
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