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Thursday 8th December 2016

Madness with special guests The Lightning Seeds

Thursday 8th December 2016

Britain’s favourite pop band Madness have announced their first major arena tour in over two years which will see them play 11 dates across the UK this winter including a return to the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on Thursday 8th December 2016.

Saturday 10th December 2016

Ultimate Strongman World Championship

Saturday 10th December 2016

Twelve the biggest stars in strongman will converge on Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle for the first ever Ultimate Strongman World Championship, Saturday 10th December 2016.

Tuesday 13th December 2016

St Oswalds Hospice Light Up a Life

Tuesday 13th December 2016

Remember someone special this Christmas and support St Oswald's Hospice. Every year thousands of people, with or without a direct connection to the Hospice, remember a loved one by dedicating a light on our Light up a Life Remembrance Tree and making a donation to St Oswald's. These lights will be unveiled at our Light up a Life services in December.

Wednesday 14th December 2016

André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra

Wednesday 14th December 2016

His concerts are unique, his secret: The joy of music! André Rieu, together with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and many international soloists, returns to the UK to enthuse fans with his humorous and a colorful new program.

Friday 16th December 2016

Metro Radio & TFM Christmas Live 2016 with John Legend and Craig David

Friday 16th December 2016

Metro Radio Christmas Live 2016 takes place on Friday 16th December at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, following in the footsteps of 2015 sold out event.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Saturday 17th December 2016

The 1975 Additional Tickets Just Released

Saturday 17th December 2016

Having sold out London’s The O2 arena in 3 hours, The 1975 have announced additional dates to their December UK arena tour, including a highly anticipated debut at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle, Saturday 17th December 2016.

Event Announcement

Wednesday 21st December 2016

Best Ever Christmas Show and the Story of Jack Frost

Wednesday 21st December 2016

It is with much regret that we confirm the cancellation of The Best Ever Christmas Show for 2016.

Thursday 22nd December 2016

Status Quo The Last Night of the Electrics

Thursday 22nd December 2016

In February 2016, Status Quo announced that this year would see their last full-on electric shows. Now the band are unveiling the dates; “The Last Night Of The Electrics” tour will begin in October with a high profile stint across Europe, visiting the UK for a spectacular send-off in December 2016. After this tour the Telecasters shall finally be unplugged and amps turned off.

Thursday 12th January 2017

Avenged Sevenfold

Thursday 12th January 2017

In December 2013 AVENGED SEVENFOLD celebrated their No. 1 album ‘Hail To The King’ with a sold out arena tour taking in Manchester, Birmingham and London’s Wembley Arena. Now the band are set to return to the UK bigger and badder than ever. They have announced an eight date UK tour for January 2017 which includes the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Thursday 12th January 2017

Tuesday 24th January 2017

Strictly Come Dancing 10th Anniversary Live Tour

Tuesday 24th January 2017

Celebrating 10 FAB-U-LOUS years, the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour extravaganza is back on the road in January 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the country!

Hawthorns
Hawthorns

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th January 2017

The North East Wedding Fair 2017

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th January 2017

Immerse yourself in all things wedding! The North East Wedding Fair returns to Newcastle for Spring 2017.

Thursday 2nd February 2017

2017 Betway Premier League Darts

Thursday 2nd February 2017

The opening night of the 2017 Betway Premier League on Thursday February 2 as the ten-player tournament, featuring the likes of Phil Taylor, Gary Anderson and reigning champion Michael van Gerwen, commences.

Monday 6th February 2017

Jack Whitehall: At Large

Monday 6th February 2017

Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall is back on tour and bringing his brand new live show to arenas across the country.

Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th February 2017

Cirque du Soleil - Varekai

Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th February 2017

Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce the first-ever UK arena tour of its signature production, Varekai. The critically-acclaimed show, updated and featuring new acts yet to be seen in the UK will visit Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena Wednesday 15th – Sunday 19th February 2017.

Friday 24th February 2017

Kings of Leon

Friday 24th February 2017

Kings of Leon Live at the Metro Radio Arena

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar

Monday 6th March - Tuesday 7th March 2017

Olly Murs Additional Performance

Monday 6th March - Tuesday 7th March 2017

Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, has announced his eagerly anticipated 5th album ’24 HRS’ out November 11th on RCA. The follow up to the million selling ‘Never Been Better’, ’24 HRS’ will feature the Number 1 airplay hit ‘You Don’t Know Love’ with Olly returning to the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle to delight North East audiences with his live UK tour on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th March 2017.

Friday 10th March 2017

The X Factor Live Tour 2017

Friday 10th March 2017

The X Factor will embark on a nationwide arena tour as the Final Eight take to the road on The X Factor Live Tour 2017, it was revealed last night live on the ITV show. The top eight acts are: 5 After Midnight, Emily Middlemas, Four of Diamonds, Matt Terry, Ryan Lawrie, Saara Aalto, Sam Lavery and Honey G!

Saturday 11th March 2017

The Weeknd

Saturday 11th March 2017

Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd unveiled details behind his first-ever world tour – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour including an electrifying debut at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 11th March 2017 with special guests Bryson Yiller and Lil Uzi

Friday 24th March 2017

Russell Howard - Round the World

Friday 24th March 2017

Critically acclaimed “Comedy Superstar” (Time Out), one of the best-selling acts in British stand-up, and host of the smash hit TV show Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Howard returns to the live stage for the first time in three years with his biggest global tour to date – Round The World.

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Craig David

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Tickets costing from £27.00 will go on sale 10.00am Friday 23rd September 2016 and are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 or in person from the Metro Radio Arena Box Office.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Sunday 9th April 2017

Harlem Globetrotters 2017

Sunday 9th April 2017

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the United Kingdom during their 2017 World Tour.

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Diversity Genesis

Sunday 23rd April 2017

After six sell out UK tours, 300,000 tickets sold, countless television performances and numerous other accomplishments; Diversity have announced their seventh tour “Genesis” for April 2017.

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017

Big North Tattoo Show

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017

The Big North Tattoo Show - Total Tattoo Magazine in association with Tattoo.T.V are proud to announce the North East's biggest ever tattoo event.

Monday 1st May 2017

The Vamps

Monday 1st May 2017

The Vamps recently announced their world tour plans including a big run of UK & Ireland arenas. The UK and Ireland dates kick off next April 28th and wrap on May 19th 2017. The Vamps will hit the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Monday 1st May 2017.

Friday 5th May 2017

Adam Ant

Friday 5th May 2017

Following the hugely successful Kings of the Wild Frontier tour earlier this year, which saw Adam play his classic and now iconic album to over 30,000 fans in sold out venues across the UK, Adam Ant has announced ANTHEMS The Singles Tour.

Hawthorns
Hawthorns

Saturday 6th May 2017

Chris Ramsey

Saturday 6th May 2017

A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian you've seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, Hebburn, Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he was wrongly arrested in a hotel in his underpants.

Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th May 2017

Take That with Special Guests All Saints

Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th May 2017

For the first time ever Take That’s main stage will be in the centre of the arena floor, giving fans a truly unique and memorable experience like never before.

Thursday 11th May 2017

Micky Flanagan An’ Another Fing…

Thursday 11th May 2017

Tickets costing £27.50 and £32.50 will go on sale 10.00am Saturday 19th November and are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 or in person from the Metro Radio Arena Box Office.

Friday 12th May 2017

WWE Live

Friday 12th May 2017

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in May 2017

Saturday 13th May 2017

Professor Brian Cox Live

Saturday 13th May 2017

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 it’s the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox, OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time, delving into ‘high science’ and freewheeling on the edges of the known cosmos.

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar

Sunday 14th May 2017

Iron Maiden

Sunday 14th May 2017

Rock legends IRON MAIDEN continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows opening in Antwerp, Belgium on April 22.

Event Announcement

Friday 6th May 2016 rescheduled to Thursday 25th May 2017

The Sessions - A live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios Postpones all Engagements Indefinitely

Friday 6th May 2016 rescheduled to Thursday 25th May 2017

Therefore, it is with the deepest regret that The Soundstage Theatre Company UK recently announced the indefinite postponement and cancellation of all current performances of 'THE SESSIONS - a LIVE re-staging of The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios'.

Thursday 22nd - Saturday 24th June 2017

Mrs Brown's Boys presents Good Mourning Mrs Brown

Thursday 22nd - Saturday 24th June 2017

Mrs Brown’s Boys is heading to the Metro Radio Arena as part of their 2017 Tour, which follows a very busy twelve months. After a sell out Tour of Australia and New Zealand and following the “Live” Episode of Mrs. Brown’s Boys as a special for BBC’s 60 Years of Comedy with an Audience of over 11m in July – SHE’S BACK with the hilarious “Good Mourning Mrs. Brown”.

Sunday 9th July 2017

Blink 182

Sunday 9th July 2017

Fresh from the success of their #1 UK and US album “California”, Blink-182, the punk pop favourites of a generation, have confirmed a huge UK tour in July 2017. The tour will land in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Sunday 9th July 2017.

Saturday 26th August 2017

BROS

Saturday 26th August 2017

It’s Official! BROS Will BOSS 2017 On Wednesday Matt & Luke Goss announced the most exciting reunion of the decade with their show at The O2 Arena on August 19th 2017, their first show together since 77,000 saw them at Wembley Stadium on August 19th, 1989.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Wednesday 11th October 2017

LITTLE MIX ANNOUNCE FOURTH NEWCASTLE PERFORMANCE

Wednesday 11th October 2017

The world’s biggest girl group Little Mix announced a brand new arena tour and due to sheer phenomenal demand for the show in Newcastle the Metro Radio Arena are thrilled to announce a FOURTH performance has been added as Wednesday 11th October 2017 with tickets for the must see show of 2017 on sale 9.00am Thursday 1st December 2016.

Monday 16th October 2017

Emeli Sandé

Monday 16th October 2017

Emeli Sandé has today revealed that she will be embarking on a UK and Ireland arena tour in October 2017. The announcement comes after her recently scheduled dates in March/April 2017 sold out within hours.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

LITTLE MIX

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

The world’s biggest girl group Little Mix announced a brand new arena tour this week and due to phenomenal demand for the show in Newcastle this morning the Metro Radio Arena are excited to announce a THIRD performance has been added as Friday 3rd November 2017 with tickets for this must see show on sale now.

Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th November 2017

John Bishop Winging It

Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th November 2017

Comedy superstar John Bishop is set to return to Newcastle in November 2017, as he announces his long awaited return to stand-up comedy, with a brand new live show, WINGING IT.