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DONNY OSMOND
Saturday 21st January 2017

Donny Osmond has announced exciting plans for his first solo concert tour of the UK in four years as he celebrates 50 years in show business. The Soundtrack Of My Life tour will being here at Manchester Arena on Saturday 21 January 2017.

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BLACK SABBATH
Sunday 22nd January 2017
Black Sabbath will open their final ever UK tour at Manchester Arena in January. January’s show will be the final chance fans get to see the greatest metal band of all time, featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, live in Manchester.
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MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!
Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th January 2017

Marvel fans unite! Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level with an epic show unlike anything you’ve seen before.

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YOUNG VOICES
Wednesday 1st, Tuesday 2nd, Thursday 9th, Friday 10th February 2017

Young Voices, the largest children’s choir in the world is at Manchester Arena with four spectacular shows. Over the years the children in the choir have performed with artists such as Alexandra Burke, Joss Stone and Gary Barlow as well as raising money for Children’s charities.

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STICTLY COME DANCING LIVE 2017 Dance
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February 2017

One’s hugely popular entertainment show is celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, Strictly Come Dancing Live is back in Manchester in 2017.

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GREEN DAY
Monday 6th February 2017

Green Day return to Manchester Arena next year as part of their Revolution Radio UK tour. Catch the punk rock trio live in Manchester performing the classic hits American Idiot, Holiday, Basket Case, Wake Me Up When September Comes and the brand new single Bang Bang.

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DRAKE
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February 2017

Drake returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his The Boy Meets World Tour. Following his phenomenally successful Summer Sixteen tour across the United States, the Grammy award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist is back in Manchester next year for two very special shows.

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JACK WHITEHALL
Friday 17th February 2017

Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall returns to Manchester with a brand new show, At Large. Fresh from hosting the Royal Variety Performance and starring in Bad Education & A League Of Their Own, this is your chance to catch Jack at his dynamic best, live on stage!

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PET SHOP BOYS
Sunday 19th February 2017

Synth-pop giants Pet Shop Boys return to Manchester Arena for the first time in over four years as part of their 2017 Super UK tour.

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KAISER CHIEFS
Friday 3rd March 2017

Fresh from a run of sold-out UK shows and soon to be headlining at V Festival, KAISER CHIEFS have announced their first arena tour in two years in support of the forthcoming album STAY TOGETHER.

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THE X FACTOR LIVE
Saturday 4th March 2017

The X Factor Live returns for two shows on Saturday 4 March 2017. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

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THE WEEKND
Sunday 5th March 2017

The Weeknd brings his Starboy: Legend of the Fall world tour to Manchester next March. The Weeknd first broke onto the music scene with 2011’s mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015, which featured the hit singles The Hills, Can’t Feel My Face & In The Night.

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ACB: SUPERSONIC (MMA)
Saturday 11th March 2017

One of the world's fastest growing MMA promotions, Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), will stage its debut fight in England at Manchester Arena next year.

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OLLY MURS
Friday 17th & Saturday 18th March 2017

Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, returns to the Arena next spring to celebrate the release of his latest album 24 HRS. This summer Olly played a spellbinding set to a 65,000 Hyde Park crowd as special guest to Take That, further confirming his reputation as one of Britain’s very best live performers.

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ANDRE RIEU
Tuesday 21st March 2017

André Rieu, together with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and many international soloists, returns to Manchester Arena.

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BETWAY PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS 2017
Thursday 23rd March 2017

The world’s top darts stars return to Manchester Arena for the Betway Premier League on Thursday 23 March with the likes of Michael van Gerwen, Phil Taylor and Gary Anderson competing for the prestigious title.

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING - CROLLA vs LINARES II
Saturday 25th March 2017

Anthony Crolla will meet Jorge Linares in a rematch for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring magazine World Lightweight titles at the undisputed and undefeated home of UK boxing this March.

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A.R. RAHMAN
Sunday 26th March 2017

MOVED FROM FRIDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2016. Multi-talented internationally renowned composer, musician, singer and record producer A.R. Rahman is set to bring his spectacular live show to Manchester for the first time ever this September.

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RUSSELL HOWARD
Friday 31st March 2017

The critically acclaimed “Comedy Superstar” (Time Out), one of the best-selling acts in British stand-up and host of the smash hit TV show Russell Howard’s Good News returns to the live stage for the first time in three years.

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CRAIG DAVID
Saturday 1st April 2017

Craig David returns to Manchester Arena. Ahead of the release of his highly anticipated new album Following My Intuition Craig announces the UK leg of his world tour and his biggest UK arena tour in 15 years.

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THE WHO
Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Moved From Wednesday 31st August 2016

The Who, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will perform a special show at Manchester Arena this summer as part of their Back To The Who Tour 2016.

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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
Friday 7th April 2017

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to Manchester Arena as part of their 2017 World Tour.

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GOOD MOURNING MRS BROWN
Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April 2017

Their 2017 Manchester shows follow a very busy 12 months for Mrs. Brown’s Boys. After a sell-out tour of Australia & New Zealand and following the live episode of Mrs. Brown’s Boys as a special for BBC’s 60 Years of Comedy - with an audience of over 11m in July – she’s back with the hilarious Good Mourning Mrs. Brown.

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DIVERSITY: GENESIS Dance
Sunday 16th April 2017

After six sell out UK tours, 300,000 tickets sold, countless television performances and numerous other accomplishments, Diversity have announced their seventh tour Genesis for 2017.

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FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
Thursday 27th April 2017

One of the few Stateside groups whose reign of hits was uninterrupted by The Beatles and the British Invasion, Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons went on to enjoy a series of hit singles including Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye), Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, & the disco classic December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night!)

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SHAWN MENDES
Friday 28th April 2017

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first-ever headlining arena world tour for 2017. The huge 44-date tour stops off at Manchester Arena – his only show in the north of England – on Friday 28 April.

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BRUNO MARS
Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Grammy award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling entertainer Bruno Mars returns to Manchester Arena next year as part of his massive The 24K Magic World Tour.

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MICKY FLANAGAN
Thursday 4th & Friday 5th & Sunday 7th May 2017

Comedian Micky Flanagan returns to Manchester Arena in 2017 with his brand new tour An’ Another Fing.

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THE VAMPS
Saturday 6th May 2017

2017’s tour production promise to be their best yet, featuring a gigantic stage with runways and ramps that will take the band to all parts of the arena floor. The staging will also feature 2 pits; the ‘Wow Pit’ and the ‘Brad Pit’.

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IRON MAIDEN
Monday 8th May 2017

Rock legends Iron Maiden return to Manchester Arena next spring as part of The Book Of Souls world tour. Special guests on the Manchester date will be American arena headliners Shinedown.

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HARRY POTTER & THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE CONCERT
Tuesday 16th May 2017

Once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world.  Audiences will now be able to relive the magic of Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone™ in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing a full live orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

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TAKE THAT
Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th & Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th May 2017

Take That are set to bring their hometown fans yet another unmissable live experience when they return to Manchester Arena in 2017 with Wonderland Live.

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PROFESSOR BRIAN COX
Sunday 21st May 2017

Brian Cox is perhaps the world’s foremost communicator of all things scientific. His innate ability to make highly complex matters enormously entertaining and easy to contemplate has made his science television shows ground breaking in their audience reach and accessibility.

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ARIANA GRANDE
Monday 22nd May 2017

Chart-topping music sensation Ariana Grande brings her Dangerous Woman European tour to Manchester next May. Within less than a year, Ariana Grande captured the number one spot on Billboard’s Top 200 twice—first with her debut Yours Truly and also with its 2014 follow-up My Everything.

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KISS LIVE 2017
Tuesday 30th May 2017

KISS ANNOUNCE FIRST MANCHESTER SHOW IN OVER SEVEN YEARS. Heavy metal legends KISS will play Manchester Arena next spring – their only confirmed show in the north of the country for 2017.

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THE SESSIONS
Friday 2nd June 2016 - CANCELLED
The Sessions - A live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios will come to Manchester Arena as part of an eleven-date UK Arena Tour next year. This spectacular show gives you the chance to see what it would feel like to be at a Beatles recording session
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RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW
Thursday 22nd June 2017

The Ritchie Blackmore Rainbow tour promises to be an unmissable event, not only for Deep Purple and Rainbow fans, but also those who want to soak up the electrifying genius of the legendary guitarist live and to revel in the unforgettable songs he crafted with two of music’s most celebrated bands. 

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RADIOHEAD
Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July 2017

Radiohead will play two shows at Manchester Arena next summer. July’s dates will be the first by the band at the venue since 2012 and follow their recent performance at London’s Roundhouse, tickets for which sold out in under twenty minutes.

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BLINK-182
Friday 14th July 2017

Pop punk band Blink-182 return to Manchester Arena next summer to perform tracks from their latest number one album California alongside hits from Enema Of The State, Neighbourhoods and 2003’s self-titled Blink-182.

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KEY 103 SUMMER LIVE 2017
Saturday 15th July 2017

The biggest pop event in Manchester’s calendar, Key 103 Summer Live, returns to Manchester Arena on Saturday 15 July 2017 for a night of amazing live music from some of the biggest stars on the planet. Line to be announced.

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BROS
Tuesday 22nd August 2017

BROS will play Manchester Arena next summer in their first show outside of the capital. Speaking ahead of their 2017 Manchester show, Matt and Luke Goss said: “We’re so excited to play these shows, we wish it was next week. Summer can’t come soon enough.”

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GIANTS LIVE
THE OFFICAL WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN TOUR FINALS
Saturday 30th September 2017

The strongest men in the world are preparing to storm Manchester Arena for the biggest one-off Strong Man event of the year. It will not only feature the top 10 strongmen in the world, but also the legendary World Deadlift Championships.

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LITTLE MIX
Friday 20th October & Tuesday 21st & Wedensday 22nd November 2017

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2017 as part of their The Glory Days UK tour.

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EMELI SANDE
Sunday 22nd October 2017

Emeli Sandé will perform at Manchester Arena next year to celebrate the release of her critically acclaimed new album Long Live The Angels.

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ALICE COOPER
Wednesday 15th November 2017

Heavy metal legend Alice Cooper returns to Manchester Arena next year for his first show in the city in over five years. Joining Alice in Manchester will be special guests The Mission and The Tubes.

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DEEP PURPLE
Saturday 18th November 2017

Rock legends Deep Purple return to Manchester Arena next year as part of their inFinite The Long Goodbye Tour. Special guests at Deep Purple’s Manchester show will be Europe.

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LITTLE MIX
Friday 20th October & Tuesday 21st & Wedensday 22nd November 2017

Little Mix – the world’s biggest girl group – return to Manchester Arena in 2017 as part of their The Glory Days UK tour.

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JOHN BISHOP
Friday 24th & Saturday 25th November 2017

Comedy superstar John Bishop is back at Manchester Arena next year for his long awaited return to stand-up comedy with his brand new live show Winging It.

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MICHAEL BALL & ALFIE BOE
Thursday 7th December 2017

Following the stunning success of their platinum selling album Together and 29 sold-out shows across the country, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced a headline show at Manchester Arena.

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PETE TONG presents IBIZA CLASSICS
Thursday 14th December 2017

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics, performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra and conducted by Jules Buckley, returns to Manchester Arena next year with a brand new show.

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