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.
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.
Retro pop hits from the renowned 1980s British pop group.
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.
The Bootleg Beatles
Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.
Gravelly-voiced Rea performs his trademark soothing hits and selections from his extensive back catalogue.
The American outfit plays experimental metal in support of its latest album, Gore. Support from AFI.
Alternative metal virtuosos headed by Chino Moreno specialising in crushing riffs and deeply emotive vocals.
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…
Classic rock by the long-established and multi-platinum selling band, originally from New York and containing both British and American members.
A mix of storytelling and characters from Gabriel Iglesias.
The Empress of Soul heads on her first UK tour since her farewell gigs in 2009.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The King Is Back
Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.
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.
The London indie rockers tour for the final time.
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…
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…
The owner of the best-trimmed beard in hard rock brings his white vest and leather-lunged yelp to the UK.
Penn & Teller
The stalwart Las Vegas magicians take their cheeky show on the road.
Over-14s show. Chrissie Hynde leads her boys through their classic slinky rock standards.
Roy Chubby Brown
Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.
Russell Brand: Re:Birth
The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.
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.
The Saw Doctors
Celtrock knees-up with one of Ireland's most successful bands.
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.
Brooklyn-based raw funk collective led by bassist and composer Michael League.
Cheery veterans of classic rock.
The Grammy Award-winning three-piece from San Francisco plays rock-pop with elements of roots rock.
Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up
The War On Drugs
Cosmic Americana from this Philadelphia band.
LA alt.rockers known for The Blue Album and Pinkerton as well as singles 'Buddy Holly' and 'Island in the Sun'.