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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25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer

The comedy duo celebrate 25 years of making y'all laugh with a tour that'll no doubt take in their best work, from The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, past Shooting Stars to House of Fools.

Thu 15 Dec

All Time Low

The American combo formed in Baltimore present their unique and alternative brand of rock.

Thu 23 Mar 2017

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Thursday 20th October, 6pm / 0844 477 7677

ARW: Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman

Former YES members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman team up to perform prog rock material.

Sat 25 Mar 2017

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 29 Oct

£28.50–£39.50 / 0844 477 7677

Bear's Den

Indie folk artist Andrew Davie who came up through Mumford & Sons' Communion club nights.

Thu 30 Mar 2017

£18.50 / 0844 477 7677

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Bianca Del Rio: Not Today Satan!

Flamboyant humour from the American actor, stand-up and drag queen.

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Black Stone Cherry

Southern fried rock meets timeless metal in this Kentucky band's set.

Thu 24 Nov


Pop rock trio, reunited after more than a decade for some UK shows. You'll remember them from their masterpieces 'Year 3000', 'What I Go to School For' and 'Air Hostess'.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

£29.50 / 0844 477 7677

The Catherine Tate Show Live

Comedian and actor Catherine Tate takes her popular BBC sketch show on the road. The Catherine Tate Show Live featuring new sketches and reunites old characters including Nan Taylor, Geordie Georgie and Lauren 'Am I Bovvered' Cooper.

Tue 1 Nov

Chance the Rapper

The American rapper, real name Chancelor Bennett, performs hip hop from the album Acid Rap.

Sat 12 Nov

Sat 26 Nov

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Chase & Status

After conquering Glastonbury and T in the Park the big, bold and bassy drum & bass/dubstep duo (Will Kennard and Saul Milton) take their live show, featuring MC Rage, out on tour.

Tue 22 Nov

£26.50 / 0844 477 7677

Christine and the Queens

French singer-songwriter touting shimmering synth noises and gender politics.

Fri 4 Nov

£23.50–£25 / 0844 477 7677

The Cinematic Orchestra

British nu-jazz and electronic group.

Sat 5 Nov

The Deftones

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

Sat 6 May 2017

£40.50 / 0844 477 7677


Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester continue to demonstrate their ability to make arenas feel intimate.

Sat 18 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

With Plus Special Guests.

Sun 19 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

With Plus Special Guests.

Mon 20 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

With Plus Special Guests.

Tue 21 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

With Plus Special Guests.

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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.

Thu 26 Oct 2017

Fri 27 Oct 2017

The Human League

Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.

Jack Garratt

London-based alt singer-songwriter.

Fri 11 Nov

£21.35 / 0844 477 7677

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

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 19 Nov

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Musical star Michael Ball and popular tenor Alfie Boe join forces.

Fri 25 Nov

Tue 13 Dec

The Musical Box

A reproduction of classic Genesis concerts featuring all the hits alongside replica props and visuals.

Sun 30 Oct

£32.50–£46.50 / 0844 477 7677

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Soul band led by the indie rock singer-songwriter from Denver, Colorado.


Smooth hip-hop/R&B operator.

Fri 9 Dec

£56.90 / 0844 477 7677

Ocean Colour Scene

The epitome of the Britpop/rock mod revivalist movement.

Thu 8 Dec

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Panic! at the Disco

Chisel-cheekboned emo quartet from Las Vegas take another crack at the whip, this time with exclamation mark restored. Because punctuation rocks.

Thu 17 Nov


Aka acoustic troubador Mike Rosenberg, drawing influence from the likes of Van Morrison, Neil Young and John Prine.

Wed 30 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 477 7677

Paul Simon

The world-famous singer, songwriter, musician and one half of the acclaimed duo Simon & Garfunkel returns to the stage with a two-hour set playing some of the biggest hits from his extensive back catalogue.

Thu 10 Nov


Hugely influential indie rock, now sadly minus Kim Deal.

Sun 4 Dec

£32.50 / 0844 477 7677

The Queen Extravaganza

The official Queen tribute act, assembled by Roger Taylor.

Tue 8 Nov

£28.50–£46.50 / 0844 477 7677

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Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Fri 16 Dec


Swedish battle-metal bruisers.

Fri 13 Jan 2017

£28.71 / 0844 477 7677

With Accept.

Sangeet Ki Duniya

Fifteen Bollywood artists including Anil Bajpai, Priyanka Mitra, Mukhtar Shah, Shailaja Subramanian and Sandip Panchwatkar are accompanied by a selection of India's finest musicians.

Fri 24 Mar 2017

£20–£75 / 0844 477 7677

The Saw Doctors

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

Sat 3 Dec

£26–£36 / 0844 477 7677

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, and ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox, reworks 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Fri 3 Mar 2017

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Sean Lock: Keep it Light

The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.

Fri 21 Apr 2017

The Stranglers

The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.

Sat 1 Apr 2017


Purveyors of old school metal and good time heavy blues rock.

Fri 17 Mar 2017

£33.29 / 0844 477 7677

Tom Odell

Classically trained young singer/pianist with a faux-angsty sound who was the recipient of the 2013 Brit Critics Choice Award.

Wed 9 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 477 7677

Trailer Park Boys Live

The boys have left Sunnyvale Trailer Park and their taking their drunken antics on the road.

Sun 11 Dec

£32.08–£34.90 / 0844 477 7677

Two Door Cinema Club

Upbeat electronic indie from the Northern Irish trio.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Van Morrison

Legendary Irish curmudgeon and hugely influential blues and jazz artist plays tracks from his career. In 2016 he was knighted for his musical achievements and his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland and released his new album Keep Me Singing.

Tue 29 Nov

£45–£75 / 0844 477 7677

Yusuf/Cat Stevens

The British singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Yusuf, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, returns to the stage.

Mon 14 Nov

£50–£100 / 0844 477 7677

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