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What's On In Manchester

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O2 Apollo Theatre, Stockport Road, Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6AP (Map)
 
 
 
 
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NOTHING BUT THIEVES
Tuesday 20th November 2018

Alt-rock band Nothing But Thieves announce a huge UK tour. The bands first two albums have both reached the UK Top 10 Album Chart - Nothing but Thieves reached #7 and Broken Machine managed a #2 spot.

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KEVIN BRIDGES
Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th November 2018

Scottish stand-up comedian, Kevin Bridges brings his "Brand New Tour" tour to the O2 Apollo Manchester, for two nights in November 2018!

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DE YUN SHE 2018 WORLD TOUR
Monday 26th November 2018

De Yun She 2018 World Tour comes to Manchester O2 Apollo this November. More information on this show to follow.

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CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS
Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th November 2018

Christine and the Queens is a French singer, songwriter who after studying theatre decided to form her solo musical group. Her biggest UK single went Gold and reached #20 "Christine"/"Tilted".

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YEARS & YEARS
Thursday 29th November & Sunday 2nd December 2018

Founded in 2010 in London , Years & Years are a synthpop band consisting of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen. Their debut album 'Communion' reached #1 in the UK Album Chart, the fastest selling debut album of the year (2015).

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ROSS NOBLE
Friday 30th November 2018

Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show. At some point, he may wander into a shadowy part of the stage and look a bit shadowy.

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ROY 'CHUBBY' BROWN
Saturday 1st December 2018

Roy 'Chubby' Brown returns to Manchester this december! A show not for the easily offended.

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YEARS & YEARS
Thursday 29th November & Sunday 2nd December 2018

Founded in 2010 in London , Years & Years are a synthpop band consisting of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen. Their debut album 'Communion' reached #1 in the UK Album Chart, the fastest selling debut album of the year (2015).

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THE CARDIGANS
Monday 3rd December 2018

Swedish rock band, The Cardigans, have sold over 15 million albums worldwide! They've had many hit singles in the UK including "Lovefool", "Erase/Rewind", "Burning Down the House" with Tom Jones, and "My Favourite Game" plus many more.

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LM/DC
Wednesday 5th December 2018

Following the demand of fans and rave reviews, MJR announce today that actors and musicians LEA MICHELE and DARREN CRISS will continue their wildly successful LM/DC Tour in Ireland and the UK.

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HOZIER
Thursday 6th December 2018

Hozier is an award-winning musician, singer and songwriter from Ireland. His number one, debut studio album ‘Hozier’ was released in October 2014 and includes the multi-Platinum, Grammy-nominated anthem 'Take Me To Church', which later won ‘Best Song’ for Hozier at the 2015 Ivor Novello Awards.

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DEACON BLUE
Friday 7th December 2018

The last 5 years have been something of a renaissance for the band, and a prolific surge of creativity that has spawned three new albums released in quick succession, including 2016’s studio album ‘Believers’, which became their highest charting album in 23 years.

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THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD
Saturday 8th December 2018

They have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour’s 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TAPFS is the leading and biggest show of its kind in the world.

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CHRISTMAS QUEENS
Sunday 9th December 2018

‘Tis the season to be Mary! RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bob The Drag Queen will host Christmas Queens Asia O’Hara, Blair St. Clair, Eureka O’Hara, Kameron Michaels, Manila Luzon and Sharon Needles for a holiday spectacular you won't want to miss!

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BEN HOWARD
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th December 2018

A Boat To An Island On The Wall is the first new music that Ben and his band have shared since the release of his number 1 charting second album, I Forget Where We Were, in October 2014. It welcomes in a new full length record, Noonday Dream.

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THE SLOW READERS CLUB
Friday 14th December 2018

The Slow Readers Club play their Manchester homecoming gig at the O2 Apollo. Their fantastic 4th album, Build A Tower, reached #18 in the UK album charts. This is sure to sell out FAST!

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SASHA RE-FRECTED
Saturday 15th December 2018

REFRACTED:LIVE is an electronic show performed live by Sasha and guest musicians along with strings and live vocals, with his music re-imagined as an original score for live venue performance, providing an enthralling immersive experience.

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TRAVIS
Wednesday 19th December 2018

Released 19 years ago, ‘The Man Who’ sounds as fresh today as it did then.  One of the most successful British albums of the last 20 years, it spawned the timeless singles, ‘Writing To Reach You’, ‘Driftwood’, ‘Turn’ and possibly the band’s most iconic song, ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me’.

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ORBITAL
Thursday 20th December 2018

Orbital's stunning visuals, coupled with their legendary live performance, at Manchester Apollo will make this a night not to miss!

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JOOLS HOLLAND & HIS RHYTHM & BLUES BAND
Friday 21st December 2018

Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced their annual musical excursion around the UK and Ireland for 2018. Special guest vocalist: Marc Almond Guests. Vocalists: Ruby Turner & Louise Marshall.

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KADIM AL SAHIR
Saturday 19th January 2019

Kadim Al Sahir is the no.1 Arabic legend. Throughout his career of over 30 years, he has sold over 100 million albums, and performed live to millions across the globe, holding the audience in the palm of his hands. The true pan Arab international multi-talented multi-awards winning artist continues to romance the world with his music.

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THE STREETS
Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th January 2019

Mike Skinner brings The Streets to Manchesters Apollo. This fantastic grime, hip hop group are perhaps best known for their hit singles "Dry Your Eyes" #1, "Fit But You Know It" #4, "When You Wasn't Famous" #8 and "Blinded By The Lights" which reached #10.

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PARKWAY DRIVE
Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th January 2019

Parkway Drive will bring their awe-inspiring show to the UK with a stop at Manchester O2 Apollo. Known for their unstoppable live shows - as showcased in releases like the platinum-selling Home Is For The Heartless DVD—Parkway Drive will spend most of the coming year on the road.

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KAISER CHIEFS
Friday 1st February 2019

Kaiser Chiefs are one of the leading bands of their generation. Fronted by the charismatic Ricky Wilson with Simon Rix, Andrew ‘Whitey’ White, Nick ‘Peanut’ Baines and Vijay Mistry, the band have had a string of anthemic hits such as ‘Oh My God’, ‘I Predict A Riot’, ‘Everyday I Love You Less and Less’, ‘Never Miss A Beat’ & ‘Hole In My Soul.’

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SLASH ft. MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS
Saturday 16th February 2019

Legendary Guns n' Roses lead guitarist, Slash, takes to the O2 Apollo Manchester stage alongside Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators. The tour coincides with the release of his album 'Living The Dream' in September.

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H.E.R.
Friday 22nd February 2019

H.E.R. - I Used To Know HER Tour. Gabi Wilson is best know by her stage name H.E.R. (Having Everything Revealed). Singles include "Focus" and "Could've Been". Her first self titled album reached #5 on the US R&B chart.

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TROYE SIVAN
Sunday 24th February 2019

Troy Sivan is a South Arican born Australian singer, songwriter and actor. His single "Happy Little Pill" reached #10 on the Aussie music charts. As an actor Troy plated a young James Howlett (Wolverine) in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

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PETER ANDRE
Friday 1st March 2019

During his 25 years in the spotlight, Peter has showcased his diverse musical talent, releasing 12 different albums, all with a unique twist. 2014 saw the singer songwriter release a brand-new sound to add to his collection, with the debut of his swing album Big Night followed in 2015 with Come Fly With Me.

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BILL BURR
Saturday 2nd March 2019

American stand-up comedian Bill Burr comes to the O2 Apollo, Manchester this coming March with his show 50. Other than his stand-up work he is known for hosting the Monday Morning Podcast, featuring on the Chappelle's Show and he also had a role in the hit TV show Breaking bad amongst other achivements.

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TRIXIE MATTEL - SKINNY LEGEND TOUR
Saturday 9th March 2019

Trixie Mattel brings her Skinny Legend Tour to the O2 Apollo in March 2019. More information to follow.

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FOIL, ARMS & HOG: CRAICLING
Saturday 16th March 2019

Foil, Arms & Hog return with their best show yet. With over 100 million hits on YouTube FA&H are best known for their online videos, but their live show is what they are most proud of. CRAICLING is a fast-paced sketch show featuring a tutorial in how to hold a baby, a Gregorian chant about drunken monks & a step by step guide in how to kill an actor.

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AMY MACDONALD
Friday 22nd March 2019

Following an incredibly busy couple 2017-18, which has seen Amy touring throughout Europe playing to a live audience of over half a million people, she has announced two new shows for March 2019.

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THE STRANGLERS
Saturday 30th March 2019

With record-breaking, sell-out shows and festival appearances in the UK and throughout the world, demand to see and hear the band is at an all-time high, testament surely to their considerable musical talent and enduring quality of their songs.

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UB40 - ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY VIRTUE
Sunday 31st March 2019

With 2019 marking 40 years since UB40 formed, the legendary reggae band will be celebrating with a greatest hit set that features global smashes including ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Cherry Oh Baby’, ‘Rat In Mi Kitchen’ and ‘Kingston Town’. Ali, Astro & Mickey will be joined on-stage by their incredible eight-piece reggae band.

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LEGENDS LIVE 2019
Thursday 4th April 2019

LEGENDS LIVE 2019 at Manchester O2 Apollo - Suzi Quatro, Les McKeown's Legendary Bay City Rollers, Showaddywaddy, David Essex.

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GIORGIO MORODER
Friday 5th April 2019

The tour production entitled A Celebration of the 80’s will see the pioneering Italian songwriter, producer and DJ perform the highlights from his prolific career in a spectacular stage show with dazzling visuals and lighting alongside his band and vocalists.

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BOYZ II MEN
Saturday 6th April 2019

American R&B group, Boyz II Men come to the O2 Apollo Manchester this April. The group have had a lot of hit singles in the UK including the #1 with "End of the Road", #5 "I'll Make Love to You" and "4 Seasons of Loneliness" to name just a few!

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DISTURBED
Tuesday 14th May 2019

American heavy metal band, Disturbed come to Manchester O2 Apollo this coming May. The band have recently had three Top 20 albums in the UK with "Indestructible", "Asylum" and "immortalized".

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THE VAMPS
Saturday 18th May 2019

The Vamps gained fame in 2012 with cover songs they uploaded to YouTube, with comparisons to One Direction the group started to support bands including Demi Lovato, The Wanted, JLS and more. Hit singles include "Can We Dance", "Wild Heart" and "Last Night".

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JACK SAVORETTI
Wednesday 29th May 2019

Jack Savoretti is an English solo acoustic singer of Italian descent. To date the 35 year old had released 5 studio albums with many of his tracks being featured in movies and TV shows. Most recently Savoretti featured on Kylie Minogue's album Golden.

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GLADYS KNIGHT
Saturday 22nd June 2019

Gladys Knight, known for her collection of classic hits such as: ‘Midnight Train To Georgia’; ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’;  ‘Licence To Kill  (the official theme song to the James Bond film); ‘The Way We Were’;  ‘Baby Don’t’ Change Your Mind’ and You’re The Best Thing (that ever happened to me) plus her critically acclaimed  latest album ‘Where My Heart Belongs’.

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BIANCA DEL RIO'S "IT'S JESTER JOKE"
Friday 13th September 2019

The self-proclaimed ‘Clown in a Gown’ will tell tales of her world travels & the outrageous circus that is her life on the most ambitious solo drag show tour in history on her brand-new comedy show ‘It’s Jester Joke’. Irreverent & fierce, Bianca is guaranteed to keep audiences in stitches with her comical ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ views.

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ROMESH RANGANATHAN
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October + Wednesday 6th November 2019

Fresh from the ‘Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan’, ‘A League Of Their Own’ & ‘Judge Romesh’, he's putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since the last tour, including why trying to save the environment is a scam, why none of us are truly free, & his suspicion that his wife is using gluten intolerance to avoid sleeping with him.

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TIM MINCHIN
Friday 25th & Saturday 26th October 2019

TIM MINCHIN, award-winning comedian, actor and composer, will return to the stage for his first UK tour dates since 2011.

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ROMESH RANGANATHAN
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October + Wednesday 6th November 2019

Fresh from the ‘Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan’, ‘A League Of Their Own’ & ‘Judge Romesh’, he's putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since the last tour, including why trying to save the environment is a scam, why none of us are truly free, & his suspicion that his wife is using gluten intolerance to avoid sleeping with him.

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ROB BECKETT
Saturday 14th December 2019

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

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JIMMY CARR
Friday 24th April 2019

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

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