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BRAVERY TO THE BELL
Saturday 7th September 2019

Soul II Soul, Fleur East, Joe McElderry and Britain’s Got Talent illusionist ‘X’ - Marc Spelmann, and many more, come together to provide you with an evening of superb entertainment suitable for the whole family to celebrate the success of the charity Children with Cancer UK.

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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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PIXIES
Wednesday 18th September 2019

The Pixies are an American alt-rock band formed back in 1986. The band have had FIVE top 10 UK Albums with 1990s Bossanova reaching an impressive #3. Hit singles include "Velouria" & "Planet of Sound".

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HOZIER
Thursday 19th September 2019

Hozier: Wasteland, Baby Tour 2019. Andrew Hozier-Byne is best known by Hozier. He is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter who's debut single "Take Me to Church" reached #2 in the UK and went Platinum in many countries including 3x Platinum in the UK.

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KEANE
Thursday 26th September 2019

Keane formed back in 1995, after a hiatus from 2014-2019 they are back for a UK tour. Keane had three Top 5 singles in the UK with "Is It Any Wonder?", "Somewhere Only We Know" and "Everybody's Chanding".

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VOLBEAT: REWIND REPLAY REBOUND TOUR
Tuesday 1st October 2019

Multi-platinum Danish rock band, Volbeat, return this year with their seventh album Rewind, Replay, Rebound, and they’ll be taking it on a world tour to spread the album’s psychobilly, punk-tinged rock sound far and wide.

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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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JAMES ARTHUR
Wednesday 9th October 2019

James’ success shows no sign of slowing down. Following his sold out UK arena tour in 2017, James has spent over 43 weeks in the singles charts, collaborated with the likes of Rudimental, Marshmello and Anne-Marie on their smash hit Rewrite The Stars and performed all over the world.

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THE SONGS OF STEVIE WONDER STARRING BEVERLEY KNIGHT
Thursday 10th October 2019

UK soul queen Beverley Knight will celebrate the songs of Stevie Wonder on a 10-date UK tour this autumn. Having performed a special concert recorded for BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night’ series at The London Palladium at the end of last year, Knight is set to take the show across the UK with the Leo Green Orchestra to pay homage to one of the greatest songwriters of modern times.

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ROY ORBISON & BUDDY HOLLY
THE HOLOGRAM UK TOUR  
Friday 11th October 2019

Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly and full band: The Rock N Roll Dream Tour - The Hologram UK Tour, Live on Stage at the O2 Apollo, Manchester.

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PEABO BRYSON SINGS THE SONGS OF BARRY WHITE
Saturday 12th October 2019

International soul star Peabo Bryson, who won Grammy awards for his chart-topping Disney duets with Celine Dion and Regina Belle, is the latest act announced as part of BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night LIVE’, a new initiative which sees a range of high profile acts touring the UK in celebration of iconic songwriters.

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DANIEL CAESAR
Sunday 13th October 2019

Daniel Caesar makes R&B that sounds like a dream, ebbing and flowing between waves of gospel eloquence, alternative experimentation and pop ambition. Winning a GRAMMY for his 2017 breakout album, Freudian, he’s now back with its follow-up, CASE STUDY 01 and a worldwide tour that’ll invite listeners in closer than ever before.

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HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH
Tuesday 15th October 2019

Hootie and the Blowfish embark on their Group Therapy Tour with a stop at the O2 Apollo, Manchester this October. The band have been on a break since around 2008 but are getting together in 2019 for this highly anticipated tour. Their biggest UK Hit Album came in 1996 when they reached Number 9 with "Fairweather Johnson".

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JONATHAN VAN NESS: ROAD TO BEIJING
Thursday 17th October 2019

Jonathan Van Ness announces his 2019 U.K. & Ireland stand-up tour debut. Jonathan Van Ness’ ‘Road To Beijing’ U.K & Ireland tour. As the star of the Emmy-nominated web series Gay of Thrones, and the Emmy-winning reality show Queer Eye, Jonathan has become known in the entertainment industry for his fabulous, unstoppable energy.

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WILL YOUNG
Friday 18th October 2019

Will Young has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002. His expansive career has culminated in four #1 and two #2 chart topping albums, two BRIT Awards and four UK number one singles.

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THE NEXT STEP - ABSOLUTE DANCE LIVE ON STAGE
Saturday 19th October 2019

Featuring nine of the cast, The Next Step – Absolute Dance Live On Stage will be a brand-new show that offers fans a chance to get up close and personal with cast members from the global hit TV series. The 90-minute stage show features solos, duets, trios, and group numbers choreographed to popular hit songs along with original music from the show.

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SAXON
Sunday 20th October 2019

Saxon: 40th Anniversary Castles & Eagles Tour. Saxon were the leaders of the new wave of British heavy metal bands from the 80s. The boys had a number of hit singles including "747 (Strangers in the Night), "And The Bands Played On", "Never Surrender" and many more beside.

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WHY DON'T WE
Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Why Don't We (WDW) are an American pop boyband who were formed in 2016 by former American Idol contestant Daniel Seavey. Since then they've toured with Shawn Mendes and the Chainsmokers. The groups biggest singles include "These Girls", "Talk" and "Trust Fund Baby".

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THE CULT
Thursday 24th October 2019

The Cult will play Sonic Temple in full to celebrate the album’s 30th anniversary and other classics from their back catalogue this October.

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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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MARINA
Tuesday 29th October 2019

Having recently scored her third UK Top 5 album with ‘LOVE + FEAR’, MARINA has announced a string of brand new UK tour dates. The announcement comes straight off the back of MARINA’s triumphant, sold out UK tour which included a show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. MARINA will also make festival rounds this summer including performances at Boston Calling, Benicassim in Spain & Latitude in the UK.

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JAMES MORRISON
Thursday 31st October 2019

Since first breaking through in 2006, James Morrison’s achievements include two #1 albums, five Top 10 singles, a BRIT Award and sales.

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OMD
Friday 1st November 2019

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an electronic band who were formed in Merseyside in 1978, they had Top 10 singles with the likes of "Enola Gay", "Souvenir", "Joan of Arc" and many more.

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80's INVASION 2019
Saturday 2nd November 2019

The 80’s Invasion Tour is back with a bang in 2019 and features seven of the decade’s most popular acts that are coming together on one stage across 12 cities in the UK this autumn.  This unique tour features Sister Sledge, Jason Donovan, The Fizz, Five Star, Martika, Hue & Cry and Living In A Box featuring Kenny Thomas.

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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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EDDIE IZZARD
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November 2019

Five years after his last comedy tour FORCE MAJEURE made comedy history having played 45 countries including all 50 US States AND in four languages, making it the most extensive comedy show ever, EDDIE is back to his roots with an all-new rather personal show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal view of life, love, history & his ‘theory of the universe’.

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FREYA RIDINGS
Thursday 14th November 2019

Freya Ridings is the new star tipped by everyone from Taylor Swift to Florence Welch and Richard Quinn. She became the surprise success story of 2018 with her breakthrough platinum-selling hit ‘Lost Without You’. A once-in-a-lifetime song that immediately put Freya on the map, it hit the Top 10 on seven separate occasions during a six-month run in the Top 40 and is now approaching 200 million streams.

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SNARKY PUPPY
Friday 15th November 2019

Brooklyn-based fusion influenced jam band, Snarky Puppy come to Manchester O2 Apollo. with a combination of jazz, rock and funk the band have won three Grammy Awards for their work.

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EMELI SANDE
Wednesday 20th November 2019

With over 340 million video views, 19 million singles sold including 3 number one UK singles and over 6 million albums, Emeli Sandé has dominated the music industry and captured the heart of the Nation.

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MY FAVORITE MURDER
Friday 22nd November 2019

My Favorite Murder is the hit true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive “Murderino” fan base who came out in droves this spring for the sold-out nationwide tour.

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MAC DEMARCO
Saturday 23rd November 2019

Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Mac DeMarco come to Manchester Apollo this November. with six studio albums under his belt, the latest being "Here Comes the Cowboy"reaching #10 in the US Billboard 200 chart.

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AMON AMARHT
Friday 29th November 2019

Heavy metal isn’t just music: it’s a way of life. No current band embodies the spirit ofmetal’s immersive culture with more fervour and might than Amon Amarth: Sweden’s celebrated Viking overlords and undisputed modern masters of epic heavy metal.

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THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD
Saturday 30th November 2019

The Australian Pin Floyd Show : All That You Love World Tour 2019. Featuring classics from The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall and More.... Live at the O2 Apollo Manchester.

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DIDO
Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Dido gained international success with her 1999 album No Angel, selling 21 million copies worldwide and winning many awards including two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album. To date Dido has had four Top 10 hits with "Here with Me", "Thank You", "White Flag" and "Life for Rent".

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MELANIE MARTINEZ
Thursday 5th December 2019

Widely applauded for her remarkably creative live performances, Martinez will celebrate new album “K-12” with an epic headline tour.

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ROY CHUBBY BROWN
Friday 6th December 2019

The legendary Chubby Brown may not be everyone’s cup of tea but a lot of people like tea. Chubby came from a tough start in life to become one of the most successful comedians in the world.

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ROB BECKETT
Friday 13th & 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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DERMOT KENNEDY
Thursday 19th December 2019

Dermot Kennedy is an Irish singer-songwriter who is best known for the hit single "Power Over Me" which reached #2 in Ireland. His first album, self titled, was released in 2019.

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JOOLS HOLLAND AND HIS RHYTHEM AND BLUES ORCHESTRA
Sunday 22nd December 2019

Special guest vocalists: Pauline Black & Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson from the Selecter. Guest vocalists: Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall. Musical virtuoso Jools Holland and his distinguished Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced dates and special guests for their well-renowned autumn/winter UK tour for 2019.

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KATYA & THE COMEDY QUEENS
Sunday 9th February 2020

The Klub Kids Comedy Queens are back in Manchester with an all new exciting comedy show. The show will consist of 6 of the world's hilarious comedy queens. The show will be hosted by RuPaul's Drag Race superstar KATYA. The following 5 queens will be revealed every 2 weeks building up to the show. Expect a high energy drag show, with world class performers, TV personalities and hilarious comedy.

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BABYMETAL
Saturday 22nd February 2020

BABYMETAL were formed in 2010, their 1st studio album self titled 'BABYMETAL' entered the US Billbaord charts and they embarked on a world tour and even played the main stage of Sonisphere Festival in 2014. 2015 saw them recieve multiple awards from KERRANG! and METAL HAMMER magazines making them the first Japanese group to receive such awards.

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LEWIS CAPALDI
Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Continuing to break records & capture the nation, Lewis has today announced a huge UK headline tour, kicking off March. The announcement comes ahead of the release of his eagerly-awaited debut album Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, featuring his UK Number 1 platinum-selling single ‘Someone You Loved’, the biggest UK single of the year so far, & one of the longest running #1 singles of the past 25 years.

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THE BOYS ARE BACK!
Friday 6th March 2020

The boys are back! Catch 5ive, A1, Damage and 911 at venues all over the UK in February and March, bringing you a hit-packed show of pop classics. Four acts, one unforgettable night!

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MICHAEL KIWANUKA
Saturday 7th March 2020

Mercury Music Prize and BRIT nominated artist, Michael Kiwanuka, returns with his stunning third album, KIWANUKA. An album written straight from the heart, mind and soul, it takes you on a psychedelic journey of fuzzy instrumentation and has produced some of his best songwriting to date. Hitting the road throughout 2020, he’ll bring the album’s dreamy new sounds to cities across the UK, captivating more and more people as he goes.

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THE JOE AND DIANNE SHOW
Saturday 11th April 2020

Expect music, comedy and of course a little bit of dance in this never-before-seen variety show from Strictly Come Dancing finalists; JOE SUGG and DIANNE BUSWELL. Together for their first ever joint tour, THE JOE & DIANNE SHOW will give audiences a fantastic evening of performance, full of glitz, magic and plenty of laughs, guaranteed to leave fans of all ages spellbound.

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QUEEN MACHINE SYMPHONIC FEAT KERRY ELLIS
Saturday 18th April 2020

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour. The all-new tour Queen Machine Symphonic featuring Kerry Ellis will see Queen’s greatest hits performed by leading European tribute band Queen Machine accompanied by the London Symphonic Rock Orchestra and conducted by Matthew Freeman, creating an unforgettable night of rock anthems.

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JIMMY CARR
Friday 24th April 2020

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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DITA VON TEESE: GLAMONATRIX
Thursday 30th April 2020

Dita Von Teese has confirmed she’ll be bringing her Glamonatrix tour to UK shores in 2020. Coming to the O2 Apollo, Manchester this coming April.

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PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT
Saturday 16th May 2020

Commemorating four decades of Joy Division’s & Ian Curtis’ continuing influence, Peter Hook & The Light perform the Unknown Pleasures & Closer albums in full with more from the group’s distinguished catalogue.

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THE DUALERS
Saturday 26th September 2020

The Dualers are a 9 piece Ska & Reggae band from South East London. They first hit the headlines when the single Kiss on the Lips stormed in to the UK top 30 despite no industry backing. With a number of album releases, several top 40 chart singles and a large worldwide fan base behind them their success has continued.

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MY DAD WROTE A PORNO WORLD TOUR
Saturday 3rd October 2020

After their critically acclaimed HBO comedy special, over 180 million downloads, and a sell-out world tour, the award-winning #1 hit podcast, My Dad Wrote A Porno, is back with a BRAND NEW LIVE SHOW for 2020.

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