Barclaycard Arena

Barclaycard Arena
King Edwards Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2AA
  • Box office 0871 945 6000
  • General enquiries 0870 400 0688
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  • Website www.barclaycardarena.co.uk
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Opening in 1991 as the National Indoor Arena, this multi-purpose venue was given a £26m redevelopment in 2013–14 and reopened as the Barclaycard Arena. 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, the Arena 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

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Alice Cooper

Old school shock rock at its very best featuring a full horror show theatrical spectacle from the Coop.

Tue 14 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

With The Mission and The Tubes.

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 30 Sep

£33.35–£44.35 / 0871 945 6000

Bananarama

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

Thu 23 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£27.50 / 0871 945 6000

Blondie

New York punk's eclectic pop wing continue to enjoy pop longevity.

Mon 13 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

With special guests.

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 28 Jan 2018

£22–£30 / 0871 945 6000

Chris Rock

The American stand-up, actor and director returns to the UK for his first shows in over 10 years.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

£55.65 / 0871 945 6000

Comedy Central's Impractical Jokers

The impish Comedy Central quartet of Q, Murr, Joe and Sal (aka Impratical Jokers) perform stand-up, skits, tomfoolery and introduce never-before-seen videos on stage.

Thu 12 Oct

£35.50–£47 / 0871 945 6000

The Comedy Get Down

Comedy royalty in the form of Cedric 'The Entertainer', Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy, coming together to perform hilarious stand-up.

Wed 1 Nov

£35.90–£60.90 / 0871 945 6000

Deep Purple

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

Fri 17 Nov

£56.85–£63.05 / 0871 945 6000

With special guests.

Depeche Mode

The electro-rock behemoths return to Glasgow with new album Delta Machine.

Sun 19 Nov

£58.50–£75.80 / 0871 945 6000

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen

The extremely popular Disney animation makes the transition to ice. Naturally.

Wed 18 Oct

£25.80–£32.40 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 19 Oct

£25.80–£32.40 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 20 Oct

£25.80–£32.40 / 0871 945 6000

…and 7 more dates until 29 Oct

Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure

Celebrate the most memorable Disney tales with your favourite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure, the incredible show that'll be sure to please the whole family. Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the magical worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter…

Wed 18 Oct

£21.56–£32.56 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 19 Oct

£21.56–£32.56 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 20 Oct

£21.56–£32.56 / 0871 945 6000

…and 7 more dates until 29 Oct

Dreamworks Animation in Concert

Relive the moments from Shrek, Madagascar, and more as they are projected onto the big screen and the music is played live by a symphony orchestra.

Sun 10 Dec

£24.50–£75 / 0871 945 6000

Enter Shikari

Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.

Fri 24 Nov

£31.70 / 0871 945 6000

With Special Guests: Lower Than Atlantis & Astroid Boys.

An Evening with Conor McGregor - Up Close and Notorious

We are pleased to announce finally … An Evening with CONOR MCGREGOR up close and NOTORIOUS - 30th September 2017 at indigo at The O2. He needs no introduction and we are all waiting to learn the outcome of the first cross over sports bout on 26th August. We are hosting the event at the indigo at The O2 to ensure…

Thu 28 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Five Finger Death Punch

LA metal band whose Hungarian guitarist revels in the name Zoltan Bathory.

Sun 17 Dec

£45.10 / 0871 945 6000

With In Flames & Of Mice & Men.

Gorillaz

Over 15 years since the release of debut single, 2001's 'Clint Eastwood', singer 2D, bassist Murdoc, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs (better known as Gorillaz) are on tour supporting new album HUMANZ. Brought to you by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, expect tracks from HUMANZ and other hits from Plastic…

Sat 2 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

With Little Simz.

Harry Potter Concert Series

Watch a Harry Potter film with a full orchestra playing John William's score live. CineConcerts, who produce the show, have previously toured Gladiator Live, The Godfather In Concert, Breakfast at Tiffany’s In Concert and It’s a Wonderful Life In Concert.

Sun 10 Dec

£41.40–£69.80 / 0871 945 6000

Heaven On Earth

  • Directed by: Racky Plews
  • Written by: Sara Jeffs (music & lyrics)

Racky Plews directs and choreographs a multimedia musical retelling of the biblical story of Adam and Eve, and their tragic fall from Paradise with a book, music and lyrics by Sara Jeffs. Hugh Maynard and Kerry Ellis play the doomed lovers while Russell Watson provides the voice of God. This live arena spectacular also…

Mon 4 Dec

£21.78–£72.38 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 5 Dec

£21.78–£72.38 / 0871 945 6000

Wed 6 Dec

£21.78–£72.38 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 7 Dec

£21.78–£72.38 / 0871 945 6000

I Love The 90s

Get your nostalgia on with tunes from Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Color Me Badd, Coolio, Tone Loc and Young MC.

Sat 7 Oct

£39.38–£165.88 / 0871 945 6000

With Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc and Young MC.

J Cole

American rapper and producer signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation label.

Sat 14 Oct

£58.55 / 0871 945 6000

James Blunt

The polite ex-squaddie troubadour returns with a new album Moon Landing.

Tue 21 Nov

£44.88–£61.38 / 0871 945 6000

Jamiroquai

Infectious funk from Jay Kay, the cat in the hat.

Sat 4 Nov

£42.15–£94.40 / 0871 945 6000

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 20 Jul 2018

£27.50 / 0871 945 6000

John Bishop: Winging It

Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.

Fri 10 Nov

£25–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 11 Nov

£25–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 12 Nov

£25–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

John Legend

Neo-soul smoothie who was a piano prodigy who played with Lauryn Hill before being discovered by Kanye West.

Wed 20 Sep

£45–£70 / 0871 945 6000

With Jack Savoretti.

Kasabian

The lairy indie combo have headlined T in the Park and Glastonbury with their tried-and-tested piledriving electro-rock anthems.

Fri 8 Dec

£33.35–£61.40 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 9 Dec

£33.35–£61.40 / 0871 945 6000

Katy Perry

The 'I Kissed a Girl' songstress heads out on her Witness world tour.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

£57–£132.90 / 0871 945 6000

The King is Back

Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

£34.24 / 0871 945 6000

  • 19:30

Lady Antebellum

Country pop trio who are huge in the States and starting to make in-roads in the UK.

Mon 9 Oct

£41.25–£58.55 / 0871 945 6000

Lady Gaga: Joanne World Tour

Big electro tunes and even bigger costumes from poker-faced Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, in support of her fifth studio album, Joanne.

Sun 15 Oct

£40–£105 / 0871 945 6000

Liam Gallagher

Former Beady Eye front man and the other brother from Oasis.

Tue 12 Dec

£42.18 / 0871 945 6000

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

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

Tue 5 Dec

£40.80–£75.80 phone for availability / 0871 945 6000

  • 19:30

Michael McIntyre: Big World Tour

The floppy-haired comic, who was awarded the keys to London's O2 Arena after a record-breaking 28 performances, takes his brand of high-energy observations on a world tour.

Fri 11 May 2018

£35–£55 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 12 May 2018

£35–£55 / 0871 945 6000

The Multi-Story Orchestra

The orchestra, led by Christopher Stark, performs Beethoven's Fifth, alongside one of their unique Living Programme Notes exploring the symphony.

Fri 22 Sep

North Car Park Level 1

£5 / 0871 945 6000

  • 19:00

Sat 23 Sep

North Car Park Level 1

£5 / 0871 945 6000

  • 19:00

Neil Diamond

American singer-songwriter who's earned his place among the immortals for, among other things, 'I'm A Believer'.

Fri 13 Oct

£77.80–£117.75 / 0871 945 6000

Peter Pan: An Arena Spectacular

Arena show based on JM Barrie's classic tale.

Wed 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Thu 21 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Fri 22 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 24 Dec

Peter Pan: Christmas In Neverland

Christmas panto about the boy who never grew up.

Wed 20 Dec

£25–£55 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 21 Dec

£25–£55 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 22 Dec

£25–£55 / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 24 Dec

Queen & Adam Lambert

Having completed their sold out world tour the critically acclaimed partnership of Queen guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and new vocalist Adam Lambert (American Idol/Glee) embark on a series of European dates.

Thu 30 Nov

£79 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 16 Dec

£79 / 0871 945 6000

Royal Blood

Alternative rock duo from Brighton-based Michael Kerr (Vocals/bass) and Ben Thatcher (drums). The band tour in support of their new album How Did We Get So Dark.

Sat 18 Nov

£25.65–£36.65 / 0871 945 6000

With At The Drive-In and Black Honey.

The Script

Mainstream indie pop in the vein of Snow Patrol and Maroon 5 from The Voice judge Danny O'Donogue.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 15th September, 9am / 0871 945 6000

Steps

Pete Waterman's 90s cheesy pop sensations are back.

Fri 1 Dec

Sold out / 0871 945 6000

With + Special Guests Vengaboys.

Stone Sour

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor unmasks for his other band of a more compliant rock persuasion.

Wed 29 Nov

£41.25 / 0870 771 2000

With The Pretty Reckless.

Strictly Come Dancing 10th Anniversary Live Tour

Celebrities, professional dancers and judges take the popular BBC TV show on the road.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Sun 21 Jan 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour

Strictly champion Ore Oduba, along with judges Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli, hosts the 11th live tour, including favourite professionals and Strictly participants, a live band and swooping ballroom moves.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 29th September, 9am / 0871 945 6000

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 29th September, 9am / 0871 945 6000

Sun 21 Jan 2018

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Friday 29th September, 9am / 0871 945 6000

The Tenderloins

American comedy troupe, best known over here for their Impractical Jokers TV show where they coerce each other into doing public pranks. The foursome, who met in high school have been performing sketches and improv together since 1999.

Thu 12 Oct

£35.50–£47 / 0871 945 6000

TLC

The American duo – previously a three-piece featuring the late vocalist Lisa Lopes – performs R&B and pop-angled hip hop.

Thu 16 Nov

£50.40 / 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.

Tue 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

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