Event Calendar

Boxing
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Josh Warrington will defend his Commonwealth Featherweight title against Joel Brunker at the first direct arena in Leeds on September 5, live on Sky Sports.

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05 Sep 2015    the luxury experience
Brian Wilson
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Due to the overwhelming success of Brian Wilson’s movie ‘Love and Mercy’ which has opened in the US to critical acclaim, Brian has had to postpone his current UK tour planned for September 2015 due to commitments in the US.

Tickets holders are advised to get refunds from their point of purchase.

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25 Sep 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  features the huge singles Centuries, and Immortals, from the movie Big Hero 6  Support from Professor Green, and Matt and Kim

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03 Oct 2015    the luxury experience
BBC Radio 1Xtra Live
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1Xtra Live is coming to Leeds' first direct Arena on Saturday 17th October.

Keep Listening to BBC Radio 1Xtra and follow @1Xtra on Twitter for more details.

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17 Oct 2015    the luxury experience
Joe Bonamassa
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Following the announcement of his live DVD, Blu-ray and live album, Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, and his critically acclaimed 2014 studio album Different Shades of Blue, internationally renowned guitarist, Joe Bonamassa embarks on 7-date UK arena tour with a visit to first direct arena on 24 October

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24 Oct 2015    the luxury experience
MOBO Awards 2015
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first direct arena are proud to host the 2015 MOBO awards on 4th November.

The annual MOBO Awards show has become one of the most anticipated events on the music calendar and showcases the best in British and international urban talent. Having played at every iconic venue in London since 1996 including the Royal Albert Hall (6 times even), Wembley Arena and the O2, the MOBO awards are now heading to Yorkshire for an evening of music, awards, and world class talent.

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04 Nov 2015   
WWE Live
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WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the Leeds on November 7th 2015. Fans will be able to see all their favourite WWE Superstars and Divas all under one roof, including John CenaDaniel BryanDolph ZigglerSheamusBray WyattBig ShowLuke Harper and many more (Lineup Subject To Change)

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07 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Imagine Dragons
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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. Support from Sunset Sons

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10 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Kelly Clarkson
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GRAMMY Award winner Kelly Clarkson Announces November UK first direct arena date. Kelly Clarkson has released 6 studio albums (Piece By Piece, Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted, Stronger), 1 Greatest Hits album, 1 Holiday album, sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and has had 10 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. She is the recipient of 3 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, 1 CMA Award and 12 Billboard Music Awards.

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16 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse
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Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse will be bringing their Legends tour to Leeds on 21st November 2015. For the first time ever, they will all appear live in a UK tour that promises to revive and revitalise a quarter of a century of classic comedy characters. Should Harry and Paul think again before embarking on this wonderful countrywide celebration of their legendary partnership? “Oi! Enfield! Whitehouse! No!”

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21 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Simple Minds
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Following the acclaim of their 16th album BIG MUSIC and current tour, Simple Minds are to visit Leeds in November 2015 accompanied by special guests The Stranglers. Simple Minds are “widely regarded as one of the best live bands in the world” (BBC Breakfast) and over a 30-year career have been responsible for some of the most innovative and enduring anthems in rock music.

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27 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Duran Duran
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Duran Duran have announced that they will be visiting first direct arena on November 28th 2015. Formed in Birmingham, England, in 1978, Duran Duran is one of the most culturally influential and commercially successful bands of all time, topping the charts around the world over the past three decades and selling more than 100 million records worldwide

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28 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Paul Weller
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Paul Weller has announced a visit to first direct arena as part of his new winter tour on November 29th 2015. Support for the winter tour is Scottish trio Young Fathers who won the 2014 Mercury Music Prize for their debut album Dead.

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29 Nov 2015    the luxury experience
Stereophonics
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Stereophonics are returning to first direct arena this December.

Their ninth studio album ‘Keep The Village Alive’  comes hot on the heels of 2013’s acclaimed, platinum-selling ‘Graffiti On The Train

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05 Dec 2015    the luxury experience
alt-J
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Following a sold out O2 Arena show and headline slots at Latitude Festival, amongst others, alt-J embark on a UK tour, including a visit to first direct arena.

This Is All Yours debuted at number one in the official UK album charts and number four on the US Billboard 200 upon release in September, and has sold in excess of half a million copies.

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06 Dec 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
Mumford and Sons
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Mumford and Sons announce their UK and Ireland tour following the release of their new album, Wilder Minds including a date at first direct arena on 12 December 2015

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12 Dec 2015    the luxury experience
Dynamo
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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
Reeves & Mortimer
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25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Moments will be a celebration of the first 25 years of their professional collaboration from Vic Reeves Big Night Out (Channel 4 1990) through Smell of Reeves & Mortimer (BBC Two 1993/4), Bang, Bang It’s Reeves & Mortimer (BBC Two 1999) and Shooting Stars (BBC Two 1999-2011).  As always with Vic and Bob there will be some up-lifting moments, some musical moments, maybe some magic, several dancing styles, some show of physical strength but always some poignant moments.

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30 Jan 2016    the luxury experience
Betway Premier League Darts 2016
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The world's best darts players return to first direct arena next February as part of Betway Premier League Darts 2016 Tour.

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04 Feb 2016    the luxury experience
Black Stone Cherry, Halestorm & Shinedown

After rocking the US for the past 5 years, The Carnival of Madness is finally coming to the UK! This year’s stellar lineup will feature Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown, Halestorm, and Highly Suspect. The Carnival of Madness will be visitng first direct arena Febraury 5th 2016

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05 Feb 2016    the luxury experience
Wet Wet Wet
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Iconic British band Wet Wet Wet will be visiting the first direct arena as part of their “The Big Picture Tour”, in March 2016.
The legendary group have sold over 15 million records whilst notching up over thirty UK chart hits including three number 1’s. Alongside this incredible success, performing amazing live shows has always been at the heart of what Wet Wet Wet do. 

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04 Mar 2016    the luxury experience
Little Mix
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The world’s biggest girl group are back at last! Little Mix have announced a major UK arena tour for March 2016 inlcuding a vist to first direct arena on 26 March 2016.
Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall became Little Mix in 2011. They have sold over 7 million records, had two UK No.1 singles and two platinum albums ‘DNA’ and ‘Salute

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26 Mar 2016    the luxury experience
Bill Bailey
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Exciting news as Bill Bailey announces he's bringing the Limboland tour to the first direct arena on May 28th 2016. 

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28 May 2016    the luxury experience
The Australian Pink Floyd
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The Australian Pink Floyd returns to first direct arena for its 3rd year on 28th October 2016

Tickets on sale Friday 9am

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28 Oct 2016    the luxury experience