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Event Calendar

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Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017

Film & Comic Con Newcastle

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017

Film & Comic Con Newcastle will be once again taking over the Metro Radio Arena this year. Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017. Film & Comic Con Newcastle promises to bring you some of your favourite stars from TV, Film as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions, Cosplay Zone, Loads of Retro Video Game consoles to play and hundreds of stalls full of TV and Film memorabilia to browse.

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Wednesday 1st November 2017

Liam Gallagher As You Were with special guests Rat Boy and Kyle Falconer

Wednesday 1st November 2017

After playing sets full of emerging classics and old favourites at the Reading and Leeds Festivals, Liam Gallagher announced the first arena tour of his solo career; and we are honored to announce due to phenomenal demand Liam will be live here in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 1st November 2017 with tickets on sale 10.00am Friday 8th September 2017.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

LITTLE MIX with special guests Lina and Aleem - Limited Availability

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.

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Friday 10th November 2017

The Killers with special guest Alex Cameron

Friday 10th November 2017

The Killers have today announced a major UK and Ireland tour for November 2017. The tour will follow the release of the band’s upcoming fifth album, Wonderful Wonderful, and its announcement precedes the band’s sold out show in Hyde Park this Saturday.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Saturday 28th October 2017 NOW Saturday 11th November 2017

Frank Warren presents Championship Boxing Liam Smith V Liam Williams

Saturday 28th October 2017 NOW Saturday 11th November 2017

After their epic first encounter ended in controversial fashion, former WBO World Super Welterweight Champion Liam Smith and reigning British Super Welterweight Champion Liam Williams, will aim to settle the score on neutral ground at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, in a WBO World Title Eliminator on Saturday 11th November, simulcast live on BT Sport and BoxNation.

Saturday 18th November 2017

James Arthur with special guest Ella Henderson

Saturday 18th November 2017

The 9-date tour, with Ella Henderson in support, includes a show where it all began at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 18th November and will undoubtedly be a fast sell out if his previous dates are anything to go by.

Sunday 19th November 2017

ENTER SHIKARI with Lower Than Atlantis and Astroid Boys

Sunday 19th November 2017

Huge British rock mavericks Enter Shikari have announced their biggest arena tour to date with the incredible new ‘Supercharge’ track featuring grime legend Big Narstie. The single was premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show as ‘Hottest Record In The World' on Monday.

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Monday 20th November 2017

Steps with special guests Vengaboys

Monday 20th November 2017

Steps return for 2017 with a huge UK arena tour, plus a brand-new single and album, marking their twentieth anniversary. It has been five years since Steps delighted North East audiences at the Metro Radio Arena and we are so excited to welcome them back for one explosive evening on Monday 20th November 2017 with special guests Vengaboys.

Friday 24th November 2017

Kasabian

Friday 24th November 2017

As Kasabian prepare to make Reading/Leeds 2017 their own, the band have announced a must see 11 date UK arena tour for November/December kicking off in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena ensuring they make this year their best ever.

Hawthorns
Hawthorns

Saturday 25th November 2017

Elvis in Concert - Live On Screen with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Priscilla Presley

Saturday 25th November 2017

2017 looks set to be another vintage year for fans of the King! Following the sellout British arena tour last year and the No.1 multi-platinum album The Wonder Of You, Elvis returns to the UK for a live concert experience like no other, featuring the most recognisable voice of all time, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

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Friday 1st December 2017

Queen + Adam Lambert Live 2017

Friday 1st December 2017

Just weeks after announcing a 26-date summer tour of North America, Queen + Adam Lambert today revealed further live plans for 2017 which will now see the band return to Europe later this year for a series of 24 dates including a much welcomed return to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Friday 1st December 2017. The tour will showcase a spectacular new stage production and a set list, which the band hints will provide some surprises.

Saturday 2nd December 2017

Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Live

Saturday 2nd December 2017

Night after night on his incredible comeback tour, Phil Collins has introduced his show to the audience by simply saying that he has missed them. And he wasn't kidding. After postponing two shows of his recent Royal Albert Hall series until November due to an injury, Phil has decided to keep the celebration going by announcing more live dates for the end of the year.

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Steps with special guests Vengaboys - Limited Availability

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Steps are well and truly back! After announcing their return just one week ago to celebrate their 20th Anniversary, they have released their new single Scared Of The Dark to rapturous response, topped the iTunes singles chart, performed on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and sold out several of their UK tour dates.

Wednesday 6th December 2017

UB40

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the ‘Cities and Towns Tour’ will arrive into Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 6th December 2017

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar

Friday 15th December 2017

BAMMA & Bellator MMA

Friday 15th December 2017

BAMMA & Bellator announce their return to Newcastle with one of the UK’s biggest MMA events of the year. The Metro Radio Arena prepares itself for a night of MMA entertainment on 15th December 2017, as two of the world’s leading MMA promotions join forces to bring the Christmas party to the North East.

Tuesday 19th - Sunday 31st December 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat

Tuesday 19th - Sunday 31st December 2017

Joe McElderry will return home this Christmas in his celebrated and critically acclaimed role in the sparkling family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat. The musical will run at Newcastle’s prestigious Metro Radio Arena for a strictly limited Christmas season from 19th – 31st December 2017.

Saturday 13th January 2018

Arenacross Tour 2018

Saturday 13th January 2018

World Class Indoor Motocross Racing & Freestyle Motocross returns to The Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle for the ultimate, dirt-filled night of craziness!

Tuesday 23rd - Wednesday 24th January 2018

Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2018

Tuesday 23rd - Wednesday 24th January 2018

Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live extravaganza comes to Newcastle in January 2018. Celebrating all that we love about the smash hit BBC1 TV series, the Strictly Live Tour delivers escapist entertainment on a breathtaking scale.

Postponed

Saturday 12th August 2017 postponed to Thursday 8th February 2018

5 Star Wrestling 'Dominant Wrestling Championships'

Saturday 12th August 2017 postponed to Thursday 8th February 2018

Not many champions are daring enough to issue an open challenge to the world but on January 28th, John Morrison did just that and to everyone’s surprise, 7 of this industries hottest free agents, stepped forward to fight for the 5 Star Championship.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Thursday 15th February 2018

Unibet Premier League Darts

Thursday 15th February 2018

THE world's top darts players will return to Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena for the 2018 Unibet Premier League on Thursday 15th February, with tickets set to go on sale this week.

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday for Sammy 2018

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday for Sammy, unofficially known as the Geordie Command Performance, will return to Tyneside on Sunday 18th February 2018 but this time at a new venue. The show, first held as a tribute to Geordie actor Sammy Johnson in 2000, has been presented at Newcastle City Hall for nearly every performance. However, in recent years the demand for tickets has far out-stripped the supply. In 2016 the two spectacular shows sold-out in a day and thousands of disappointed fans couldn’t get tickets.

Monday 19th February 2018

The Script with special guest Ella Eyre

Monday 19th February 2018

To coincide with the Freedom Child celebrations, The Script today announce their 2018 UK & Ireland Arena tour, arriving in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Monday 19th February 2018.

Thursday 22nd February 2018

The X Factor Live Tour 2018

Thursday 22nd February 2018

The X Factor Live Tour is returning for 2018 and for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner… each and every night!

Saturday 24th February 2018

Paul Weller plus special guests The Strypes

Saturday 24th February 2018

Paul Weller releases his eagerly awaited 13th studio album A Kind Revolution and announces a UK Arena tour for 2018 which will see the legend return to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 24th February 2018.

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Hawthorns

Saturday 3rd March 2018

BRIT FLOYD

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Performing songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus much much more…

Friday 9th March 2018

Paloma Faith

Friday 9th March 2018

Paloma Faith – one of only two British female artists this decade to have their last three albums go double platinum in the UK – will release her long-awaited fourth album, ‘The Architect’, on November 17 via RCA Records before bringing her 2018 UK Arena tour to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Friday 9th March 2018.

Monday 12th March 2018

Stereophonics

Monday 12th March 2018

One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics will embark on a major UK arena tour in February 2018 following the release their new album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’.

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April 2018

Fast & Furious Live 2018

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th April 2018

Universal Brand Development, Fast Live Productions and tour producers Live Nation Entertainment today announced that Fast & Furious Live will premiere in London at the world famous O2 on 19 January 2018 before heading to Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena Friday 6th – Sunday 8th April as part of the first leg of the global arena tour.

Wednesday 11th - Saturday 14th April 2018

Heaven on Earth The Live Arena Spectacular

Wednesday 11th - Saturday 14th April 2018

Telling the story of Adam and Eve Heaven on Earth will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 through to May 2018 appearing at the Metro Radio Arena from Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th April 2018. This spectacular new musical is brought to audiences by Eden International Productions and journeys back to the very beginning of time.

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar

Friday 20th April 2018

The Vamps Night & Day

Friday 20th April 2018

The Vamps today announce a U.K. arena tour at the beginning of spring 2018! Following the success of their #1 third studio album ‘Night & Day’, The Vamps are set to embark on a thirteen date mammoth tour coming to Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday 20th April 2018.

Thursday 3rd May 2018

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Thursday 3rd May 2018

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds soar into the slipstream of exhilarating new album, Who Built The Moon? to play a series of UK and Ireland arena dates starting in April 2018 including the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Thursday 3rd May 2018.

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May 2018

Michael McIntyre Announces Additional Newcastle Performance

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May 2018

Britain’s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre is set to return to the stage with his eagerly awaited new tour and this time he is going global!

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Harlem Globetrotters 2018

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

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 2018 World Tour including the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Bryan Adams

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Multi-million selling recording artist Bryan Adams is back and will embark on a seven-date UK arena tour in May 2018. The tour comes in support of his new album Ultimate, which is out Fri 3 November and features two brand new tracks plus all the hits.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Monday 25th June 2018

Katy Perry WITNESS: The Tour

Monday 25th June 2018

In the wake of the US tour’s blockbuster sales and added concerts, Katy Perry announces the UK & European leg of WITNESS: The Tour. Produced by AEG Presents, the British and European tour will arrive in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Monday 25th June 2018.

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Wednesday 19th December 2018

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. 'Muddle Class' promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up ‘working class’ then finding, over the years, that part of him has become ‘middle class’ - causing much confusion! Delivered with Jason’s amiable charm and captivating wit, this is a show not to be missed.