Event Calendar

A Night of World Championship Boxing - Quigg vs Munyai

Local hero Scott Quigg returns to Phones 4u Arena to defend his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against mandatory challenger Tshifhiwa Munyai on Saturday 19 April. Anthony Crolla will also be in action against John Murray in an all-Manchester Lightweight battle. Please note, no club football shirts, banners, flags or football chants are permitted in the venue on this event.

£30.00 - £100.00
Betway Premier League Darts

Betway Premier League Darts returns to Phones 4u Arena this April as part of its 2014 UK tour. Darts' biggest roadshow event will celebrate its tenth staging this year, with reigning champion Michael van Gerwen set to defend his title against the likes of six-time winner Phil Taylor across 16 weeks of action around the UK, live on Sky Sports. 

£20.00 - £40.00
Fri 9 - Sun 11 May

McFly’s Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd will team up with Busted’s James Bourne and Matt Willis to form the supergroup McBusted. Support comes from Young Brando, E of E and 3 Dudes (Hollywood Ending to replace 3 Dudes on Sunday performance).

VIP tickets available: Friday 9 May, Saturday 10 May, Sunday 11 May

Miley Cyrus
Wed 14 May

Global superstar Miley Cyrus brings the party to Phones 4u Arena in May as part of her Bangerz tour. Miley has been dominating the charts with her hit singles We Can’t Stop and Wrecking Ball and her album Bangerz has been getting rave reviews with Entertainment Weekly calling it “…utterly fresh, a pop blitz from a hip-hop blueprint, and proof that Miley won't settle for just shocking us.” 

Barry Manilow
Sun 18 May

Legendary entertainer Barry Manilow returns to Phones 4u Arena to perform tracks from his latest album, 15 Minutes, alongside hits from his spectacular back catalogue. Described by Rolling Stone magazine as “the showman of our generation”, Manilow’s hits include Mandy, Copacabana, Friends, Could It Be Magic, Can’t Smile Without You and I Write the Songs. Limited production seats just released from only £15.00.


Katy Perry
Tue 20 & Sat 24 May

Due to a phenomenal demand for tickets to her first Manchester show of 2014, pop superstar Katy Perry has added a second date as part of her Prismatic world tour. Tickets for the Saturday 24 May show are on sale now! Following 2011’s sold-out California Dreams Arena show, Katy returns to Manchester to showcase tracks from her latest number one album Prism, including the chart-topping first single Roar. Joining Katy on her Manchester dates will be special guests Swedish synthpop duo Icona Pop who scored a massive number one hit earlier this year with I Love It.

Nine Inch Nails
Sun 25 May

Nine Inch Nails will play Phones 4u Arena in May to showcase tracks from Hesitation Marks, their first album in five years. Nine Inch Nails deliver one of the best live shows on the planet, are considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement and have been highly influential in the evolution of electronic music. The band, created by Trent Reznor (the only official member), released Hesitation Marks earlier this year to huge critical acclaim. 


Little Mix
Tues 27 May

Global pop sensations Little Mix will be coming to Phones 4u Arena in May as part of their biggest UK tour to date. Tickets are on sale now. In anticipation of the tour, Little Mix have said, “We’re so excited to be preparing for our first arena tour! It’s incredible to think we’ll be playing for so many people every night. We are going to be pulling out all the stops to make sure it’s as unforgettable for our Mixers as it will be for us.”

Cirque du Soleil DRALION
Wed 11 - Sun 15 June

Cirque du Soleil’s signature show Dralion visits Phones 4u Arena as part of its first ever UK arena tour. Tickets for the Wednesday 11 – Sunday 15 June Manchester residency are on sale now, priced £50.00. Fusing the 3000 year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleil, Dralion (pronounced “Dra-lee-on”) draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its never-ending quest for harmony between humans and nature. 

Kings Of Leon
Wed 18 June

US rock legends Kings of Leon return to Phones 4u Arena in June  – one of only three UK shows in 2014. The Tennessee quartet - Followill brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared and cousin Matthew Followill - will be performing tracks from their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull, alongside hits from their decade-plus rock back catalogue, including Molly’s Chambers, On Call, Sex On Fire, Closer and Use Somebody. Support comes from White Lies

Once In A Lifetime - The Final Tour

Once In A Lifetime – The Final Tour, starring US sensations The Osmonds, the iconic David Essex, as well as Showaddywaddy & Les Mckeown’s legendary Bay City Rollers, will open in Phones 4u Arena Manchester on Friday 20 June. Tickets are on sale now.

Dolly Parton
Sat 21 June

The Queen of Country Dolly Parton returns to Phones 4u Arena as part of her Blue Smoke world tour. Performing songs from her huge back catalogue - including 9 to 5, Here You Come Again, Jolene and the classic I Will Always Love You – the legendary singer, songwriter and actress returns to the Manchester venue for the first time since 2011’s spectacular thigh-slapping show. 

Wed 25 June

The Eagles bring their History of the Eagles 2014 tour to Phones 4u Arena in June. The band – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit - will be performing classic hits from their career, including some that have never been performed live before, alongside songs from their critically-acclaimed top-selling documentary History of the Eagles.


Robbie Williams
29, 30 June & 2 July

Robbie Williams has added a third Phones 4u Arena show as part of his Swings Both Ways European tour. He will be performing songs from the number 1 swing albums, and greatest hits in a swing style. Tickets for all three shows - Sunday 29, Monday 30 June & Wednesday 2 July - are on sale nowOfficial Robbie Williams hospitality packages are available exclusively from www.markbutler.co.uk

£55.00 - £95.00
Key 103 Summer Live
Sat 19 July

Key 103 Summer Live, with Salford City College, returns to Phones 4u Arena this summer. Tickets for the Saturday 19 July concert are on sale now, priced from £27.50 - £70.00. Previously Key 103 Live brought a huge line-up of stars to the Manchester venue, including One Direction, Flo Rida, Robbie Williams, The Wanted, Little Mix, The Vamps and Jason Derulo. For the latest announcements listen to Key 103.

Tyson Fury vs Dereck Chisora

Manchester heavyweight Tyson Fury will face Dereck Chisora at Phones 4u Arena Manchester this summer in a WBO title eliminator bout. Tickets for the Saturday 26 July clash are on sale now, priced from £40.00 - £500.00. Please note, the venue Box Office will not be taking cash payments for this event. For further information please visit the BUYING TICKETS page on our website.

£40.00 - £500.00
Ant & Dec's Takeaway On Tour
Fri 15 & Sat 16 August

See Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway Live spectacular featuring special guests, plus YOU could be part of the show! Prizes, including a brand new Suzuki Swift car and First Choice all inclusive holiday, to be won at EVERY SINGLE SHOW! Sponsored by Morrisons, Takeaway on Tour puts the audience at the heart of every show!  (For full terms and conditions about the giveaways see itv.com/takeawayontour)*.  

Fri 26 September

Kylie – the biggest selling solo artist in the history of Phones 4u Arena – returns to the city she says “has always welcomed me so much” to showcase tracks from her brand new album Kiss Me Once. Tickets for the Friday 26 September show are on sale now, priced from £40.00 - £80.00.

James Taylor
Tue 30 September

US singer-songwriter James Taylor returns to Phones 4u Arena on Tuesday 30 September to perform tracks from his forty-plus year back catalogue. Performing at the Arena for the first time since 2011, Taylor’s return will see him showcase tracks from his as-yet-untitled latest album, alongside hits from his genre-defining albums including Fire And Rain, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), Mexico, Something In The Way She Moves and the number one hit single You’ve Got A Friend. 

Lee Evans
Thu 9 - Sun 12 October

Comedian Lee Evans returns to Phones 4u Arena in October with his brand new tour Monsters. Wired and Wonderful was huge… XL was big… Big was even bigger… Roadrunner was record breaking… and now the legendary Lee Evans embarks on his most ambitious tour to date. Monsters is Lee's amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. 

Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney’s Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story take to the ice this October for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. Tickets for the Phones 4u Arena shows on Wednesday 15 – Sunday 19 October are on sale now priced from only £14.00.

£14.00 - £39.00
Lady Gaga
Tue 21 October

Lady Gaga will bring her spectacular artRave: The ARTPOP Ball to Phones 4u Arena this autumn – her only show in the north of England this year. In this brand new tour for 2014, Lady Gaga will perform tracks from her latest album ARTPOP as well as hits from Born This Way, The Fame and The Fame Monster including Pokerface, Paparazzi, Bad Romance and Marry The Night. A limited number of produciton seats have been released for this show. Book now, while you still can. 


Caro Emerald
Thu 23 October

Chart-topping Caro Emerald will make her Phones 4u Arena debut this autumn as part of ‘The Shocking Miss Emerald’ 2014 UK tour. The Dutch-born singer will be performing tracks from her first two albums, 2010’s Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor and last summer’s number one The Shocking Miss Emerald. Please note, show rescheduled from spring date, orginal tickets remain valid.


£22.50 - £45.00
Il Divo - A Musical Affair

Il Divo will bring Il Divo – A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live to Phones 4u Arena. The record-breaking classical crossover group return to Manchester to perform tracks from their latest album A Musical Affair - the quartet’s first compilation of songs inspired by Broadway shows including Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and West Side Story. Joining Il Divo will be Lea Salonga, the award winning singer and actress best known for her Tony & Olivier Award winning role in Miss Saigon.

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour

Following the success of The Big Reunion TV series and arena tour, the show is back at Phones 4u Arena as The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour reunites all seven boy bands from both series Five, Blue and 911 will be joined on stage in Manchester by A1, Damage, 3T and the recently formed 5th Story featuring Gareth Gates, Dane Bowers, Adam Rickitt, Kavana and Kenzie. Tickets for the Sunday 26 October show are on sale now, priced £27.50 & £45.00. 

£27.50 - £45.00
Ed Sheeran
Mon 27 & Tue 28 October

Ed Sheeran will return to the UK for his first headline tour since autumn 2012. The award winning singer songwriter will perform at Phones 4u Arena on Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 October. Sheeran will be showcasing tracks from his as-yet-untitled second album alongside hits The A Team, You Need Me, I Don't Need You and his most recent single, I See Fire, from the new Hobbit film. 

Black Stone Cherry
Fri 31 October

Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry return to Phones 4u Arena this autumn as part of their maiden headline UK arena tour. The Kentucky four piece will be performing songs from their brand new album Magic Mountain alongside hits from their first three albums Folklore and Superstition, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and 2006’s self-titled debut. Joining Black Stone Cherry in Manchester will be very special guests Aussie rabble-rousers Airbourne and Roadrunner labelmates Theory Of A Deadman. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday.

John Bishop: Supersonic
Fri 14 - Sun 16 November

Comedian John Bishop has added a third Phones 4u Arena show for 2014 as part of his brand new live tour Supersonic. Tickets for the Sunday 16 November show are on sale now, priced £30.00. After taking 18 months off to write his autobiography, John Bishop returns to Manchester for three 2014 shows - his first new dates since last year’s sold-out Rollercoaster tour. Suitable for 14+ years only. 

Bryan Adams
Sun 23 November

Bryan Adams returns to Phones 4u Arena this November to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his classic album Reckless. Tickets for the Sunday 23 November show are on sale now, priced £39.50. Returning to the Manchester venue for the first time since 2011’s Waking Up The Neighbours tour, the Canadian rocker will be performing tracks from Reckless alongside the hits Cuts Like A Knife, Hearts On Fire and the anthemic (Everything I Do) I Do It For You.

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Don’t miss the spectacular FINAL Arena Tour of the “mind-melting extravaganza” Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds – Alive on Stage at Phones 4u Arena this year. Conducted by Jeff Wayne, the most ambitious production yet will feature Liam Neeson in 3D holography, X Factor's Joseph WhelanJason Donovan, Westlife’s Brian McFadden, Les Miserables’ Carrie Hope Fletcher and remarkable special effects! 

Alfie Boe
Sat 6 December

Following last March’s Phones 4u Arena debut, ‘The Nation’s Favourite Tenor’ Alfie Boe returns to Manchester this December. Tickets for the Saturday 6 December show are on sale now. Following the phenomenal success of 2013’s Storyteller album and tour, Alfie will be showcasing tracks from his latest album Trust on next year’s tour, alongside hits from his classical albums Alfie and Bring Him Home.

Diversity: Limitless – The Reboot

After wowing audiences with Limitless last year, Diversity return to Phones 4u Arena Manchester on Wednesday 10 December with a new and improved version of their astounding show, Limitless – The Reboot. Tickets for the Christmas show are on sale now, priced from £25.00 - £35.00.

£25.00 - £35.00
Russell Howard
Sat 20 December

Russell Howard, one of the UK’s funniest and most successful comedians, returns to Phones 4u Arena this Christmas. Following his sold-out February Manchester date, the award-winning comedian returns on Saturday 20 December as he extends his Wonderbox UK tour due to a phenomenal demand for tickets. Tickets are on sale now, priced £27.50.

André Rieu
Sun 21 December

André Rieu - the biggest touring classical artist in the world – returns to Phones 4u Arena with a brand new show this Christmas. Tickets for the Sunday 21 December show are on sale now, priced from £40.00. Rieu's Manchester Christmas show will see the Dutch maestro, alongside his Johann Strauss Orchestra, perform works from his hugely popular back catalogue including The Blue Danube, Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet and You'll Never Walk Alone.

TNA Maximum Impact VII
Fri 30 January

TNA Impact Wrestling returns to Phones 4u Arena in 2015 for Maximum Impact VII. Tickets for the Friday 30 January show are on sale now, priced from only £20.00.

£20.00 - £99.00