Event Calendar

Betway Premier League Darts
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Tickets From £20.00

Betway Premier League Darts returns to first direct arena in February, bringing some of the worlds best darts players to Leeds. The 11th season of Premier League Darts features the top four players in the world rankings following the World Championship, which ends on January 4, and six Wildcard selections - who will be headed by current Premier League champion Raymond van Barneveld

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05 Feb 2015    the luxury experience
Kaiser Chiefs
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Tickets From £19.50

Following the release of their hit new album, Leeds boys the Kaiser Chiefs will be returning to the first direct arena next February. This is one of only two UK arena dates the band will play in the UK in 2015. Kaiser Chiefs have just spent two weeks at the top of the UK Album charts with their fifth studio album, Education, Education, Education & War. The album debuted at number one and held on to the position for a second week. 

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14 Feb 2015    the luxury experience
The Script
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Tickets From £27.50

Danny O'Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power, otherwise known as The Script, will be coming to the first direct arena this February, hot on the heels of the release of their fourth album No Sound Without Silence. The Script have scored a huge amount of success globally - they have sold over 20 million records, and their last three albums have been multi-platinum throughout the world. Hall Of Fame, the lead single from last album number three, was a worldwide number one single with over five million sales. Plus very special guest Labrinth.

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24 Feb 2015    the luxury experience
Lionel Richie
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Tickets From £40.00

Since his massive Tuskeegee Tour in 2012 delighted audiences across Europe, today the multi-platinum selling artist Lionel Richie is set to return to the UK with his brand new All The Hits All Night Long tour, which will come to the first direct arena this spring. With Special Guest Larissa Eddie.

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04 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
The Black Keys
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Tickets From £27.50

Due to a serious shoulder injury to Patrick Carney, The Black Keys’ forthcoming European concerts, part of their Turn Blue World Tour, have been cancelled.  This includes their planned visit to the first direct arena on March 5th 2015.  Regrettably, due to prior scheduled commitments and venue availability, efforts to reschedule the original dates were unsuccessful; therefore all tickets will be refunded at their point of purchase. 

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05 Mar 2015   
The X Factor Live Tour 2015
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Tickets From £19.50

You’ve taken the journey with them from the room to the arena, sat on the edge of your sofa during the dramatic six-seat challenge at bootcamp, travelled to judges’ houses and tuned in to the studio shows; now is your chance to see your favourite contestants from The X Factor, live at first direct arena. Including Andrea Faustini, Ben Haenow, Fleur East, Jay James, Lauren Platt, Only The Young, Stevi Ritchie and Stereo Kicks. Line up is subject to change

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07 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
Thunder
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Tickets From £27.50

British rock band Thunder will be coming to the first direct arena next March. Joining them will be very special guests Reef, plus rock band Tax The Heat. 18 Top 40 hit singles in the UK, a stack of gold and silver albums around the world, a whole host of awards and a fanbase of unswerving loyalty are accomplishments most bands can only dream of, but for British rock band Thunder these are stepping stones in a twenty-five career that have ensured that whenever they have stepped away from the limelight their legend has only grown further. 

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12 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
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Tickets From £28.50

The Australian Pink Floyd Show will be bringing their incredible live show back to the first direct arena next spring with a sensational new tour, Welcome To The Machine. The tour celebrates 40 years since the release of the landmark album Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd’s ninth album, but will also draw heavily from the iconic The Dark Side Of The Moon and The Division Bell albums. 

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13 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
McBusted
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Tickets From £41.50

With the excitement of 2014’s most incredible, jaw-dropping arena tour still ringing in fans’ ears nationwide, and almost exactly one year on from their formation, McBusted announce their return to the first direct arena on 18 March 2015 with their Most Excellent Adventure Tour

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18 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
Morrissey
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Morrissey has confirmed he’ll be visiting the first direct arena in Leeds on March 20th 2015.

The singer, who released his highly acclaimed autobiography in October 2013 is the most distinctive pop lyricist of his era. His long awaited album 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business'  charted at number 2 in the UK, and is Morrissey’s 12th top ten UK album. 

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20 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
Paloma Faith
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Singer songwriter Paloma Faith will be making her first direct arena debut next March. Stepping out as a solo artist back in 2009, it was immediately clear that Paloma was the complete (and petite) package. A captivating chanteuse, a rabble-rousing entertainer and theatrical fashion chameleon, Faith’s debut album, Do You Want the Truth, or Something Beautiful? remains a glossy collection of retro-referencing soul and sassy pop album that sold over half a million copies. 

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21 Mar 2015    the luxury experience
Nicki Minaj
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Rap’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj will bring The Pinkprint Tour to the first direct arena, Leeds on April 9th 2015.  The tour also features special guest Grammy Award-nominated R&B superstar Trey Songz, who recorded two #1 collaborations with Nicki - Touchin/Loving and Bottoms Up

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09 Apr 2015    the luxury experience
Matchroom Championship Boxing
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Josh Warrington will face Dennis Tubieron in an official eliminator for the WBC World Featherweight title at the first direct arena in Leeds on April 11.

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11 Apr 2015    the luxury experience
WWE Live
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See your favourite WWE Superstars and Divas from RAW and SmackDown live in action as WWE Live returns to first direct arena in april 2015

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13 Apr 2015    the luxury experience
Olly Murs
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Olly Murs, one of pop music’s biggest and most loved stars, is to hit the road in 2015 with 16 spectacular arena dates across the UK. including a date at first direct arena, Leeds on 20th April 2015 with special guest Ella Eyre

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20 Apr 2015    the luxury experience
Ben Howard
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Singer and song writer Ben Howard will be bringing his arena tour to the first direct arena on 23 April 2015. The announcement of this exciting arena tour follows the release of his critically acclaimed second album, 'I Forget Where We Were' which debuted at number 1 in the UK. 

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23 Apr 2015    the luxury experience
Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
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Get ready to enter a world of enchantment featuring the most magical moments from across the kingdom in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival. You’ll be whisked away into the wintery world of Frozen, taken 'Under The Sea!' with The Little Mermaid, spirited away with Rapunzel from Tangled and swept away by Beauty and the Beast.

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13 - 17 May 2015   
S Club 7
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Pop powerhouse, S Club 7 have confirmed their hotly-anticipated return to the music scene with their 2015 ‘Bring It All Back’ arena tour, their first in over 10 years, visiting the first direct arena on 19th May 2015. Made up of Bradley McIntosh, Hannah Spearritt, Jo O'Meara, Jon Lee, Paul Cattermole, Rachel Stevens and Tina Barrett, S Club 7 hold 4 multi-platinum selling albums, 2 Brit Awards, and 9 number one international hit singles. S Club 7 are household names that are once again ready to rise.

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19 May 2015    the luxury experience
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
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The UK and European premier of Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular will be making a stop in Leeds! The live music will be accompanied by a big screen presentation of key moments and specially edited sequences from the past 50 years of Doctor Who.  Music will be performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and members of the BBC National Chorus of Wales. The show features a host of the Doctor’s famous adversaries including the iconic Daleks and Cybermen, the spine-chilling Silence and many more fan favourites. 

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27 May 2015    the luxury experience
5 Seconds Of Summer
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The Rock Out With Your Socks Out 2015 tour will see 5 Seconds Of Summer play to their army of dedicated fans over the course of two months in May and June next year. Coming off the back of two huge worldwide hit singles (She Looks So Perfect and Don’t Stop) and a self-titled debut album that went to number one on iTunes in over 70 countries, expect 5SOS fans to snap up these tickets quickly. Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult 18+

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03 Jun 2015    the luxury experience
Pharrell Williams
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Pop Superstar, Pharrell Williams will visit first direct arena, Leeds in June 2015 for an exclusive UK arena performance.

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12 Jun 2015    the luxury experience
Mrs Brown's Boys - How Now Mrs Brown Cow

Following the release of D’Movie,  the Award Winning Mrs Brown’s Boys will be returning to live arena stage in 2015 with their new show ‘How Now Mrs Brown Cow’. Mrs Brown’s Boys success has been nothing short of incredible. From awards and accolades including two National Television Awards, TV Choice Awards, a Scottish BAFTA, an IFTA award, a TV Times Award and a TV BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy to being a ratings smash across the globe, Mrs Brown’s Boys live has also broken box office records across the UK and Australia.

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23 - 27 Jun 2015    the luxury experience
John Legend
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Tickets From £37.50

After an unbelievably successful year that has included million-plus, platinum selling single All Of Me, and a worldwide tour, John Legend will return to the UK next summer to embark on his biggest tour to date. The 9-time Grammy winner will be visiting the first direct arena on July 1st 2015

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01 Jul 2015    the luxury experience
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Legendary falsetto Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, who have sold over 100 million records worldwide and defined the sound of an era with classic hits like: Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Rag Doll,  Big Girls Don’t Cry and many more will be visiting the first direct arena on July 4th 2015.

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04 Jul 2015    the luxury experience
Fleetwood Mac
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Following a record sell out tour in 2013, rock legends Fleetwood Mac are set to return to the UK in 2015 with their ‘On With The Show’ Tour, with 2 dates at first direct arena, 30th June and 5th July.  Currently performing with their five star lineup, Fleetwood Mac will be joined by returning songbird Christine McVie following a 16 year absence. 

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30 Jun & 05 Jul 2015    the luxury experience
Bette Midler
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Multiple Grammy Award®-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler will return to UK stages for the first time in 35 years. The Divine Miss M will visit the first direct arena on July 15th 2015. Please note that cameras will not be permitted for this performance.

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15 Jul 2015    the luxury experience
Neil Diamond
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Tickets From £65.00

Iconic Grammy award-winning rock and pop singer/songwriter and rock and roll hall of fame member, Neil Diamond will be bringing his highly anticipated 2015 tour to first direct arena next summer. The show will feature songs from his newest studio album Melody Road, as well as many classic favourites. Please note that cameras will not be permitted for this performance.

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21 Jul 2015    the luxury experience
Fall Out Boy
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Multi-platinum selling band Fall Out Boy have announced that they will return to the UK this Autumn for the American Beauty / American Psycho Tour, which kicks off in Leeds on the 3rd October 2015. American Beauty / American Psycho  is released on Monday 19th January and features the huge singles Centuries, and Immortals, from the movie Big Hero 6

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03 Oct 2015    the luxury experience
Imagine Dragons
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Tickets From £30.00

US chart phenomenon Imagine Dragons have announced a visit to the first direct arena on November 10th. Imagine Dragons first exploded onto the global arena with their huge hit ‘Radioactive’, following it up with hits ‘It’s Time’, ‘Demons’ and ‘Top Of The World’ in the process selling sold over 22 million singles worldwide and 4 million copies of their debut album ‘Night Visions’.

Tickets on sale Friday 6 February 9am

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10 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Simply Red
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Soul-pop legends Simply Red will play the first direct arena , December 8th 2015, as part of a world tour to celebrate 30 years in the music industry. Led by frontman Mick Hucknall, the Manchester band have trailblazed through the charts with classic hits such as Holding Back the Years, The Right Thing, If You Don't Know Me By Now, It's Only Love, A New Flame, Something Got Me Started, Stars, Home and Fairground.

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08 Dec 2015    the luxury experience
Michael McIntyre
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Michael McIntrye returns with his hotly anticipated brand new stand-up show Happy & Glorious. Michael’s previous tour Showtime was the biggest selling comedy tour in the world in 2012, playing to over 640,000 people including a record-breaking ten-night residency at London’s O2 Arena matching the pop-superstar Rihanna’s 2011 record.  Michael has released three best-selling DVDs: Live and LaughingHello Wembley and  Showtime, which beat its competitors to the Christmas Number One spot. 

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10 - 11 Dec 2015    the luxury experience
Dynamo Live Tour 2015
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Tickets From £32.50

Dynamo fans will have the opportunity to see his magic skills up close and personal in what promises to be a spectacular and unique live stage production as Dynamo finishes his smash hit tour back in his home county of Yorkshire as he plays the first direct arena in Leeds in December 2015. 

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16 - 20 Dec 2015    the luxury experience