- Victoria Station
- M3 1AR
- Tel: 0161 950 5000
Manchester Arena, managed
and operated by SMG Europe,
is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in
Since opening in 1995, the Arena (formerly The Manchester Evening
News Arena) has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The
Rolling Stones, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011
residency by local comedian Peter Kay.
The venue has also played a key part in Manchester'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, The Inspiral Carpets, The Verve, Simply Red and The Courteeners.