Arena Birmingham

Arena Birmingham
King Edwards Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2AA
  • Box office 0871 945 6000
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Arena Birmingham

Opening in 1991 as the National Indoor Arena, this multi-purpose venue was given a £26m redevelopment in 2013–14 and reopened. A variety of events kick off within its walls, from large-scale concerts to business conferences, sporting events and exhibitions. Since opening in 1991, it's been a big-hitting venue for name musicians, with Coldplay, Beyoncé, Prince and Paul McCartney all performing here. It's also a major sporting venue, with several world athletics records being set here since it opened.

Being in the middle of Birmingham city centre, Arena Birmingham is easily accessible by car. The nearest train stations are New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 1991

Events at this venue

There are 47 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

5 Seconds of Summer

The latest baby-faced messy haired chaps playing soft rock pop in the One Direction mould. The Aussie popsters started their music career as a YouTube sensation when they posted a series of cover songs online. Fellow boy band and international super stars One Direction helped the boys gain international fame, tweeting…

Thu 8 Apr 2021

£37.50 / 0871 945 6000


Norway's 80s pop star sensations return for their latest tour. Members Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pal Waaktaar-Savoy will play their seminal debut album Hunting High & Low in full.

Fri 13 Nov

£44.88–£72.93 / 0871 945 6000

Alanis Morissette

She became the voice of a female generation in the 90s with album 'Jagged Little Pill' which celebrates it's 20th anniversary in 2015.

Mon 18 Oct 2021

£45–£125 / 0871 945 6000

Ant Middleton

An evening with the soldier, adventurer and star of C4's SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Sat 14 Nov

£29.50–£65 / 0871 945 6000

Ant Middleton Mind Over Muscle Tour 2020

Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS: Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and *Escape *has announced a brand new fully immersive show for 2020, The Mind Over Muscle Tour. The No. 1 Sunday Times Best Selling Author’s tour will bring the ‘elements’ to the audience through lighting, sound…

Sat 14 Nov

£29.50–£65 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 18 Jul 2021

£30–£150 / 0871 945 6000

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.

Fri 3 Dec 2021

£29.50–£89 / 0871 945 6000

Biffy Clyro

The award-winning, chart-topping Kilmarnock rockers return with their unique brand of hard alternative rock and post-hardcore. As their fans say, 'Mon the Biff!'

Wed 30 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish is one of the biggest new artists in the world right now. The Nu-goth pop artist, who hails from Los Angeles, released her number one debut album, Where do we Go When we Go to Sleep? in March 2019 and is behind the latest Bond theme.

Fri 24 Jul

Cancelled / 0871 945 6000

British Basketball League Playoff Final

Stars of the British game lay it all on the line in pursuit of this coveted piece of silverware.

Sun 17 Jan 2021

£18–£34 / 0871 945 6000

Celine Dion

The critically-acclaimed, award-winning Canadian singer performs her soft-rock and pop numbers from across her career. You'll know her mainly from 'My Heart Will Go On.'

Mon 19 Apr 2021

£45–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 20 Apr 2021

£45–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Craig David

R&B from David, featuring tracks from his latest album The Time Is Now as well as classics.

Sun 18 Apr 2021

£27–£38 / 0871 945 6000

Crowded House

Australian rock band led by Neil Finn, which scored big hits in the 80s and 90s with songs like 'Don't Dream It's Over' and 'Weather With You'. It's reformed with Finn and original member Nick Seymour, plus veteran producer Mitch Froom on keyboards.

Fri 11 Jun 2021

£35–£75 / 0871 945 6000

Deacon Blue

Pop-rock band on their biggest tour in over a decade.

Wed 25 Nov

£32.50–£42.50 / 0871 945 6000

Deep Purple

Old school monsters of rock justly famed for the killer riffola of 'Smoke on the Water'.

Fri 8 Oct 2021

£49.50–£55 / 0871 945 6000

Diana Ross

Motown legend and American pop culture icon who first found fame as the lead singer of the Supremes, releasing hit singles 'Stop! In the Name of Love', 'You Can't Hurry Love' and 'You Keep Me Hangin' On'. Her solo career is equally extraordinary, and is responsible for timeless tunes such as 'Ain't No Mountain High…

Mon 6 Jul

Cancelled / 0871 945 6000

Thu 24 Jun 2021

£65–£199 / 0871 945 6000

Diljit Dosanjh

A performance by the Indian Punjabi singer.

Sat 11 Jul

£27.06–£182 / 0871 945 6000

Dua Lipa

London pop singer-songwriter with a feminist agenda and two Brits.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

£35–£65 / 0871 945 6000

Elton John

Classic tunes from the veteran singer-songwriter's five decade career as he heads on his final 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour.

Mon 9 Nov

£45–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Evanescence & Within Temptation

Formed in the mid-90’s, the two-time GRAMMY Award-winning EVANESCENCE has made an impact on people around the world. The band was integral in establishing a global, critical mass for women in rock. The group’s 2003 landmark debut album Fallen laid the foundation; spending 43 weeks on the Billboard Top 10. The album sold…

Sun 3 Oct 2021

£35–£55 / 0871 945 6000


Much admired stripped-down angular and funky indie sounds from the earnest Foals.

Sat 8 May 2021

£28.50–£38.50 / 0871 945 6000

The Four Tops and The Temptations

A double-bill of Motown veterans. Few of the original members survive (with The Temptations alone having had at least 20 different members pass through their ranks over the years), but the songs – from 'Get Ready' to 'Reach Out I'll Be There' – most certainly do.

Wed 4 Nov

£40–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Genesis: The Last Domino? Tour

One of the most influential rock bands of all time are on tour again. Genesis travels the UK with their The Last Domino? tour bringing together Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford.

Sat 5 Dec

£60–£160 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 6 Dec

£60–£160 / 0871 945 6000

Harry Styles

Pop-rock from the One Direction superstar.

Thu 11 Mar 2021

£40–£159.50 / 0871 945 6000

Hollywood Vampires

In 1972, on the Sunset Strip at a club called the Rainbow Bar & Grill, the Hollywood Vampires were born in the upstairs bar. It was a gathering place for the rock stars living in or passing through L.A. “To join the club, one simply had to out drink all of the members,” says Alice Cooper, a founding member of the…

Thu 5 Aug 2021

£45–£65 / 0871 945 6000

With Killing Joke.

Il Divo

Pop opera from the phenomenally successful Il Divo.

Fri 11 Dec

£35–£235 / 0871 945 6000

Jason Manford: Like Me

The comic hits the road again with more observational comedy.

Thu 7 Oct 2021

£35 / 0871 945 6000

Jeff Lynne's ELO

ELO frontman Lynne and keyboardist Richard Tandy play their back catalog of hits.

Sun 11 Oct

Cancelled / 0871 945 6000

Tue 13 Oct

Cancelled / 0871 945 6000

Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds

  • Written by: Jeff Wayne (music)

Take cover – it's the original (prog-rock) score for the HG Wells novel adaptation, performed live on this Final Arena tour, with holographic Liam Neeson.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

£50–£72.50 / 0871 945 6000

The Joe and Dianne Show

Variety show featuring a bit of music, comedy and dance from the Strictly finalists Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell.

Wed 21 Apr 2021

£20–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Fri 4 Dec

£21.50–£23.50 / 0871 945 6000

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Live Show

A brand new comedy musical brought to you by Brendan O'Carroll and Mrs. Brown's Boys. The hilarious, emotional and exhilarating show is based on the hit sitcom bringing you back the well-known characters of the original series.

Fri 2 Jul 2021

£22.50–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 3 Jul 2021

£22.50–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Niall Horan

The former One Direction singer takes to the road to perform new material.

Tue 3 Nov

Cancelled / 0871 945 6000

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

Following a wildly captivating – and completely sold out – North American tour in early 2013, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds return to the U.S. in the summer of 2014 to take care of some unfinished business. Throughout this jaunt, the band will be bringing their fervent live show to familiar cities as well as…

Tue 13 Apr 2021

£25–£75 / 0871 945 6000

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

Thoughtful contemporary pop from Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, ex-The Beautiful South.

Fri 23 Oct

£30 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 11 Aug

£25–£104.25 / 0871 945 6000

Wed 12 Aug

£25–£104.25 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 7 Aug 2021

£25–£104.25 / 0871 945 6000

PAW Patrol Live!: Race To the Rescue

Super entertaining live instalment of popular kids TV show PAW Patrol.

Sat 7 Aug 2021

£24.75–£60 / 0871 945 6000

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

Classical music and Clubland, together at last, thanks to the vision of a bona-fide dance music legend. Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics returns for a handful of hotly anticipated UK dates this December. The show sees timeless house tracks performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra, conducted by award-winning conductor…

Thu 3 Dec

£39.95–£83.95 / 0871 945 6000

Queen & Adam Lambert

Queen guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and vocalist Adam Lambert (American Idol/Glee) return to the road with the Rhapsody concert experience.

Sun 13 Jun 2021

£45–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Mon 14 Jun 2021

£45–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Rick Astley

The white soul boy who was a key player in the Stock, Aitken & Waterman stable in the late 80s and is now enjoying a comeback.

Sat 17 Oct

£27.50–£49.50 / 0871 945 6000

RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq the World Tour 2020

Stage show featuring stars RuPaul's Drag Race, including Michelle Visage, Asia O’Hara, Detox, Kameron Michaels, Plastique Tiara, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Yvie Oddly and the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, The Vivienne.

Wed 2 Sep

£35–£65 / 0871 945 6000

Shreya Ghoshal

Aside from her illustrious Bollywood career, as a solo artist Shreya Ghoshal has released over sixteen studio albums in a range of dialects which has seen her travel across the globe performing in some of the most prestigious venues.

Sat 29 Aug

£30–£90 / 0871 945 6000


English grime and rap artist who won Best Grime Act 2014 at the MOBO Awards and was named in the BBC's Sound of 2015 list. He's since won several Brit Awards and cemented his reputation as one of the country's most influential icons, thanks to his political activism as well as his music.

Sat 19 Sep

£35–£47.50 / 0871 945 6000

Unibet Premier League Darts

The huge popularity of the Premier League has seen the event grow from the UK & Ireland's top arenas, to visiting both the Netherlands and Germany in recent years. Michael van Gerwen won a third successive Premier League title as he claimed glory in the 2018 Play-Offs, defeating World Champion Rob Cross in the…

Thu 30 Jul

£25–£80 / 0871 945 6000

The Weeknd

Downbeat, soulful, R&B-infused hip hop from Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye.

Fri 22 Oct 2021

£40–£80 / 0871 945 6000

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Ultimate tribute concert to Tina Turner, presented by the award-winning producers behind Whitney - Queen Of The Night.

Tue 8 Dec

£25–£40 / 0871 945 6000

WWE Live – Wrestlemania Revenge

The ultimate in 'sports entertainment' as the real deal WWE superstars of US wrestling bring the pain to the UK.

Sun 4 Oct

£25–£70 / 0871 945 6000

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