Event Calendar

Torvill & Dean's Dancing On Ice Live

Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and ITV have announced that Dancing on Ice will end this year and this will be followed by the last ever Dancing on Ice tour - a spectacular live show, that will come to the first direct arena this April. Now starring Gareth Gates, Ray Quinn, Hayley Tamaddon, Kyran Bracken, Joe Pasquale, Suzanne Shaw, Beth Tweddle and Bonnie Langford.

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Sat 26 -Sun 27 April    the luxury experience
McBusted
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McFly and Busted come together to make the ultimate supergroup - McBusted at the first direct arena this April. Main support comes from 3 Dudes.

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30 Apr 2014   
Live at Leeds Wristband Exchange
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We are proud to announce we are the new location for the Live at Leeds 2014 Wristband Exchange. The Festival will this year take place on the bank holiday weekend of 2nd May to 5th May and features a huge programme of gigs and music inspired events. 

For more information visit http://www.liveatleeds.com/.

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03 May 2014   
Miley Cyrus
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Tickets From £47.50

Global superstar Miley Cyrus will be coming to the first direct arena this year as part of her Bangerz tour. In the UK, Miley has dominated the charts with a number one album and number one singles for We Can’t Stop and Wrecking Ball. Bangerz also debuted at number one on both the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and the Digital Album Charts. Additionally, during release week, Bangerz hit number one on iTunes in over 70 countries.

 

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10 May 2014    the luxury experience
WWE Live WrestleMania Revenge
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Following on from the success of it's last appearance in Leeds, WWE Live will be returning to the first direct arena this summer. The announcement of this event is the 13,000 seater venue’s first repeat booking. Come see your favourite WWE Superstars and Divas from RAW and SmackDown live in action. Featuring Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, The Shield, Kane, Ryback, Curtis Axel, Bad News Barrett, Mark Henry, The Rhodes Brothers, Jack Swagger, Zeb Colter, Big E, Sin Cara, Alexander Rusev, Lana, Naomi, Cameron, and AJ. Line up subject to change VIP packages also available.

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16 May 2014    the luxury experience
Robbie Williams
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Robbie Williams will be coming to the first direct arena this June as part of the Swings Both Ways Live tour. The show will centre around the songs from the album of the same name. Williams has seen huge success as a solo artist, where he has had his first seven albums reach number one in the UK. He has also had seven number one singles. In total, he has sold over 70 million records worldwide. Official Robbie Williams hospitality packages are available exclusively from www.markbutler.co.uk

 

 

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Mon 16 - Tues 17 June   
Dolly Parton
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Iconic country singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton has announced that she will be coming to the first direct arena this June as part of her Blue Smoke World Tour.

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20 Jun 2014   
Once In A Lifetime - The Final Tour

Once In A Lifetime – The Final Tour is the very last chance to see your favourite acts together all on one stage, and the tour is coming to the first direct arena this summer.  This tour features US sensations The Osmonds, the iconic David Essex, as well as Showaddywaddy & Les Mckeown’s Legendary Bay City Rollers.

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21 Jun 2014    the luxury experience
Eric Clapton
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Widely considered one of the world’s all time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton will be coming to the first direct arena this summer as one of only two UK dates.

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22 Jun 2014    the luxury experience
Eagles
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The Eagles are bringing their History of the Eagles concert tour to the first direct arena this June. The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit - will perform classics spanning their career, including some that have never been performed live, as well as songs featured in History of the Eagles, the band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary. 

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23 Jun 2014   
Pearl Jam
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Grunge legends Pearl Jam are heading to Leeds this July! One of the key bands of the early 1990’s grunge movement, Pearl Jam scored a massive hit with their debut album Ten. Featuring the hit singles Alive, Even Flow and Jeremy, Ten has become one of the highest-selling rock records of all time.

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08 Jul 2014   
Ant & Dec's Takeaway On Tour
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Ant and Dec will be taking their prime time award winning ITV show Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway to the first direct arena this autumn as part of a national interactive arena tour!  The show will be packed with special guests, lots of surprises for the audience, and a chance to win a brand new Suzuki Swift car and a First Choice all inclusive holiday (terms and conditions apply) at every show! Sponsored by Morrisons.

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Tues 12 - Wed 13 August    the luxury experience
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
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Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, nephew to the late and great Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan returns to the UK and to the first direct arena this August, aiming to recreate the infectious energy he and his Qawwali band generated with their last visit. 

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30 Aug 2014    the luxury experience
James Taylor
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American singer-songwriter James Taylor is coming to the first direct arena this September. Over the course of his career, Taylor has earned 40 gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards and five Grammy Awards for a catalogue running from 1970’s Sweet Baby James to 2008’s Covers.

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27 Sep 2014    the luxury experience
Ed Sheeran
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Pop folk star Ed Sheeran will be coming to the first direct arena this October following the release of his eagerly awaited second album.

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11 Oct 2014    the luxury experience
An Evening with Caro Emerald
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Caro Emerald's March 2014 tour has been postponed until October 2014, as she is expecting her first child. All tickets purchased remain valid for the new date. With more than 2.5 million record sales, 15 platinum discs, 32 million YouTube views, a host of awards (including an Echo, Goldene Kamera, Edison Award, EBBA & MTV Music Award), a string of sold out tours and, of course, the thrill of seeing new album The Shocking Miss Emerald enter the UK charts at number one it is fair to say that Caro Emerald is having a pretty good time.

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18 Oct 2014    the luxury experience
Lee Evans
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WIRED AND WONDERFUL was huge… XL was big… BIG was even bigger… ROADRUNNER was record breaking… and now the legendary Lee Evans embarks on his most ambitious tour to date. 
MONSTERS is Lee’s amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticpated tour of the UK and Ireland.

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Fri 24-Sat 25 October    the luxury experience
The Big Reunion - Boy Band Tour
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From the hit TV show The Big Reunion comes The Big Reunion - Boy Band Tour. This exciting tour will bring together the seven boy bands from both TV series - Five, Blue, 911, (from 2013 series) plus A1, Damage, 3T and the recently formed 5th Story (from 2014 series). 

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27 Oct 2014    the luxury experience
Il Divo
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Il Divo - the record-breaking classical crossover group who have sold more than 26 million albums worldwide - will perform their hit album Il Divo – A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live at the first direct arena this October.  The world tour supports the group’s sixth studio album A Musical Affair. It’s their first compilation of songs inspired by Broadway shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and West Side Story and features stellar duet partners Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth, Nicole Scherzinger, Heather Headley and Michael Ball. 

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31 Oct 2014    the luxury experience
John Bishop
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Comedian John Bishop has announced he will be coming to the first direct arena this November, as part of new tour Supersonic. The award-winning stand-up and star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Roadshow, Mock The Week and 8 Out Of 10 Cats will be performing his brand new arena show following his 2012 Rollercoaster UK tour. John Bishop’s material is drawn from his life's experiences, from fatherhood to cycling around the world, to playing semi- professional football, to working as a nightclub doorman. Please note:- age restriction of 14 and over.

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Thur 6 & Thurs 13 November 2014    the luxury experience
Bryan Adams
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Bryan Adams will come to rock the first direct arena stage this November as part of new tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of his hit album Reckless. This will be Adams’ first gig in Leeds since he played Millennium Square in 2002, and his first UK arena tour since 2011. Reckless was Bryan’s fourth studio album, released in 1984. It is one of the Canadian rockers most successful albums, selling more than 12 million copies worldwide and providing hit singles such as Run To You, Heaven, Summer of 69, Somebody, One Night Love Affair and It’s Only Love. 

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25 Nov 2014    the luxury experience
Alfie Boe
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Alfie Boe, known as ‘The Nation’s Favourite Tenor , will be coming to the first direct arena this Christmas as part of his second UK arena tour. The tour follows the news of Alfie’s new album Trust, which is out now.

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05 Dec 2014    the luxury experience
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds

Next Christmas at the first direct arena, for the first and last time, one of the most ground-breaking tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is to return for the sixth and final time this year. The show will again feature a stellar cast with Jeff Wayne returning to the Podium to conduct the 9-piece Black Smoke Band and 36-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings with the final two musical Guest Artistes to be announced.

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06 Dec 2014    the luxury experience
Michael Bublé
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After his perennial popularity resulted in phenomenal sales for his previous two tours, king of swing Michael Bublé comes to the first direct arena as part of a brand new UK Christmas tour. Expect Bublé to play songs from his six albums, including hits from To Be Loved, Michael Bublé, It's Time, Call Me Irresponsible, Crazy Love and Christmas.

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Mon 08- Tues 09 December    the luxury experience
Status Quo
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Britain’s best-loved rockers Status Quo will return to the first direct arena with their new Status Quo Live In Concert UK Winter tour this December.  The band are also delighted to announce that supporting them will be the much loved Chas & Dave! 

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10 Dec 2014    the luxury experience
Diversity
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After wowing audiences last winter with their astounding Limitless arena tour, Diversity have this evening announced they are returning with a new tour: Limitless - The Reboot.  Limitless – The Reboot is a fully improved and updated version of their critically acclaimed show, and it will be coming to the first direct arena this December. 

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12 Dec 2014    the luxury experience
Andre Rieu
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Following his spell binding performance last Christmas, violin master and 3 times Classic BRIT Award winner André Rieu is delighted to announce his return to the first direct arena this December. This announcement heralds the first repeat performance by an artist the 13,000 seat venue has had since opening in July 2013.

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13 Dec 2014    the luxury experience