O2 Apollo Manchester

O2 Apollo Manchester
Stockport Road, Ardwick Green, Manchester, Lancashire, M12 6AP
  • Telephone 0844 477 7677
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  • Website www.o2apollomanchester.co.uk
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O2 Apollo Manchester

Part of the Live Nation O2 chain of music venues, the O2 Apollo has a capacity of 3500 (standing, 2693 seated). There are first aiders on at every event and ear plugs available free of charge throughout the venue to help stop that after-show ear ringing.

The nearest train station is Piccadilly whilst Piccadilly Station is the nearest tram stop. Buses numbers 192, 201, 203, 204 and 205 connect the venue to the city centre. There are a variety of hotels nearby including the MacDonald Manchester, Malmaison and DoubleTree by Hilton. If you are a little bit hungry after the gig then Ronald McDonald can help as one of his restaurants is just a short walk away on Stockport Road.

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The big-voiced, chart-topping American singer performs her pop, R&B and soul hits after her sting on Strictly Come Dancing.

Sat 27 May

£45.80 / 0844 477 7677

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Sat 7 Oct

£33.55–£46.35 / 0844 477 7677


Retro pop hits from the renowned 1980s British pop group.

Fri 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

Bill Bailey: Limboland

The master of surreality airs his qualms and doubts about the world via a charming blend of religious dubstep, horntallica and an interesting new musical take on Downton Abbey.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Wed 20 Dec

Chris Rea

Gravelly-voiced Rea performs his trademark soothing hits and selections from his extensive back catalogue.

Sun 3 Dec

£53.10–£70.40 / 0844 477 7677


The American outfit plays experimental metal in support of its latest album, Gore. Support from AFI.

Sat 6 May

£36 / 0844 477 7677

The Deftones

Alternative metal virtuosos headed by Chino Moreno specialising in crushing riffs and deeply emotive vocals.

Sat 6 May

Sold out / 0844 477 7677

Father John Misty

The American singer-songwriter, musician and former Fleet Foxes member performs folk-rock originals from his third album, Pure Comedy.

Sun 5 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 28th April, 9am / 0844 477 7677

Father John Misty

Father John Misty is the stage name of Joshua Tillman, American singer-songwriter and former drummer in Fleet Foxes. After years of performing as a folk artist under his own name, Tillman was reborn as Father John Misty in 2012 with the released of the critically lauded Fear Fun, and his sophomore record I Love You…

Sun 5 Nov


Classic rock by the long-established and multi-platinum selling band, originally from New York and containing both British and American members.

Thu 30 Nov

£47.55 / 0844 477 7677

Gabriel Iglesias

A mix of storytelling and characters from Gabriel Iglesias.

Thu 28 Sep

Gladys Knight

The Empress of Soul heads on her first UK tour since her farewell gigs in 2009.

Wed 5 Jul

£72.25 / 0844 477 7677

Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast

The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.

Harry Styles

The One Direction superstar heads out alone as performs his pop-rock tunes from his self-titled debut solo album.

Wed 1 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 5th May, 10am / 0844 477 7677

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Fri 16 Jun

Fri 29 Sep

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Sat 18 Nov

£45.37 / 0844 477 7677

With Guest Vocalist: Jose Feliciano. Also Featuring: Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall & Beth Rowley.

The King Is Back

Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.

Fri 15 Sep

£25–£35 / 0844 477 7677


The original triphop and progressive house stalwarts are back – half of them anyway. Neil Barnes is still rocking away behind the decks following the departure of Paul Daley. Playing debut album Leftism in full.

Sat 20 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

The Maccabees

The London indie rockers tour for the final time.

Tue 27 Jun

£32.35 / 0844 477 7677

Wed 28 Jun

£32.35 / 0844 477 7677

Miranda Lambert

In her hit single “Baggage Claim,” Miranda Lambert sings about the kind of luggage you wish would get lost. “I have been dragging around your sensitive ego,” she tells an ex-friend or lover — soon concluding, with characteristic swagger, that she’ll “drop your troubles off at the conveyor belt/I hand you a ticket to, go…

Sat 19 Aug

£53.70 / 0844 477 7677

With Ward Thomas.


Smooth hip-hop/R&B operator.

Wed 13 Sep

£55 / 0844 477 7677


Though Paramore were only formed six years ago they have already gained a huge fan base and international media attention after releasing their debut album All We Know Is Falling in 2005. Their second album Riot! released in 2007 went platinum in the US and gold in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand and sold two million…

Sun 18 Jun

Sold out / 0844 477 7677

Paul Rodgers

The owner of the best-trimmed beard in hard rock brings his white vest and leather-lunged yelp to the UK.

Mon 8 May

£55–£65 / 0844 477 7677

Penn & Teller

The stalwart Las Vegas magicians take their cheeky show on the road.

Sat 10 Jun

£43.50–£91.55 / 0844 477 7677

Sun 11 Jun

£43.50–£91.55 / 0844 477 7677

The Pretenders

Over-14s show. Chrissie Hynde leads her boys through their classic slinky rock standards.

Fri 13 Oct

£45–£50.50 / 0844 477 7677

Roy Chubby Brown

Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.

Fri 15 Dec

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Tue 1 May 2018

Ryan Adams

The impish New York troubadour known for a) being incredibly prolific and b) the occasional public meltdown on the internet, returns with some new material. His output to date has spanned straight country, alt.rock, Taylor Swift and even punk.

Thu 14 Sep

£37.15 / 0844 477 7677

The Saw Doctors

Celtrock knees-up with one of Ireland's most successful bands.

Sat 29 Apr

£28.60–£41.40 / 0844 477 7677

Sigur Rós

Icelandic post-rockers who, like the Cocteau Twins before them, have developed their own musical language, called Hopelandish. Chris Martin loves them and so does whoever chooses the incidental music for CSI. Spellbinding or navelgazing, take your pick.

Sat 16 Sep

£31.65–£50.90 / 0844 477 7677

Sun 17 Sep

£31.65–£50.90 / 0844 477 7677

Mon 18 Sep

£31.65–£50.90 / 0844 477 7677

Snarky Puppy

Brooklyn-based raw funk collective led by bassist and composer Michael League.

Thu 4 May

£22 / 0844 477 7677

Status Quo

Cheery veterans of classic rock.

Sun 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677


The Grammy Award-winning three-piece from San Francisco plays rock-pop with elements of roots rock.

Thu 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677


Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Sun 17 Dec

£39.60–£42.35 / 0844 477 7677

The War On Drugs

Cosmic Americana from this Philadelphia band.

Sun 12 Nov

£28.75 / 0844 477 7677


LA alt.rockers known for The Blue Album and Pinkerton as well as singles 'Buddy Holly' and 'Island in the Sun'.

Wed 25 Oct

£39.50 / 0844 477 7677

ZZ Top

Big beards and south boogie blues rock it must be ZZ Top on a rare trip to the UK. Expect ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’, ‘Sharp Dressed Man’, ‘La Grange’ and ‘Legs’ to name but a few.

Tue 25 Jul

£55.55–£83.60 / 0844 477 7677

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