Give the gift of an unforgettable gig or show this Christmas with 9 top tickets to book
We all love having something to look forward to so why not give the gift of gig tickets this Christmas?
With so many top venues to choose from, Liverpool is now attracting more huge stars and their world tours to the city than ever before and 2018 is shaping up to be a cracker. Whether you’re into comedy, live music, dazzling performance or sport, there’s an unforgettable 2018 gig just waiting to be discovered.
Take a look at our top 9 2018 gigs which you can buy tickets for right now…
1 – Wicked
It feels like we’ve waited forever to see Wicked on our very own Liverpool Empire stage. Coming to Liverpool from 7th -29th March 2018 this incredible untold story of an unlikely friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University and turns what you think you know about OZ, completely upside down.
2 – The Script
To coincide with their new album Freedom Child celebrations, The Script have announced their 2018 UK & Ireland Arena tour will come to Echo Arena Liverpool on 12 February 2018 with supp0ort from Ella Eyre…and we can’t wait! Freedom Child sees the band presenting a collection of urgent, timely, future-facing anthems that speak of both real-life events and real-time sonic adventurism.
3 – Britain’s Got Talent: The Big Celebration
Britain’s Got Talent returns to the city for a massive celebration and it’s supporting the Alder Hey Children’s Charity too! The Liverpool Empire will host an afternoon and evening show featuring BGT icons Susan Boyle, Tokio Myers, Collabro, Attraction and Paul Potts.
4 – Paloma Faith
Having taken time out to give birth to her baby, Paloma Faith has been back in the studio and is back with ‘The Architect Tour’ at the Echo Arena on 20th March 2018. Having played Radio City Live at the arena back in November, the crowd went wild for new single ‘Crybaby’ as the pint-sized popstar wowed with her incredible voice.
5 – Shrek the Musical
Family musicals don’t get more fun than this, everyone’s favourite ogre, Shrek comes to the Empire Theatre from 12th-24th June 2018 with all your favourite character from the movie. Expect a hilarious, all-singing, all-dancing stage show as the fairy tale world of Far Far Away is turned upside down as Shrek sets off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona.
6 – Katy Perry
The one and only Katy Perry brings her world tour ‘Witness’ to the Echo Arena on 21st June 2018. Get ready to sing along to your favourite tracks from the album including ‘Chained to the Rhythm’, ‘Swish Swish’ and ‘Bon Appetite’ as this jaw-dropping show comes to Liverpool for one night only.
7 – Peter Kay
Peter Kay fans have waited what seems like eternity for the man himself to return to the stage with a stand up tour, and as expected, the tickets for his Echo Arena shows flew off the shelves (and online) like hotcakes. Playing 7 March 2018 dates at the arena, Peter’s much anticipated show will be packed with hilarious observations that we all know and love him for.
8 – Disney in Concert: Beauty & The Beast
For a truly unforgettable show, we recommend heading to The Royal Liverpool Philhamonic Hall to experience Disney in Concert. Beauty and the Beast captures the hearts and minds of generations old and new with its classic tale of love and enchantment, and now you have the chance to watch the spellbinding story unfold live in concert with The Novello Orchestra.
9 – Walking with Dinosaurs
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is the must-see live arena experience for audiences of all ages and you can experience it here in Liverpool at the Echo Arena on 31st July and 1st August 2018. The dazzling $20 million production features new, state of the art technology, making this the biggest and best dinosaur show in the world. Expect life-size creatures, including the Stegosaurus, Raptors, and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus-rex, watch them walk, hear them roar, and see their fight for survival.
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