Watch: You can experience all of this at the M&S Bank Arena this Winter & Beyond

The city’s premier venue for live music, sport, dance and comedy offers something for everyone this winter.

Winter and the new year brings a whole new programme of thrilling events to the waterfront M&S Bank Arena Liverpool and we can’t get enough.

Watch above as our Jay catches up with M&sS Bank Arena’s Kofi to find out more about what’s to come in 2019.

With 10 years at the helm of the biggest and most sensational music gigs, comedy shows, massive sporting events and family favourite entertainment, Kofi and the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool team are gearing up for a busy 2019.

No stranger to attracting global attention, the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool will host the International Vitality Netball Quad Series in January, which will see sporting heavyweights, England, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa, battle it out on the court, ahead of the Netball World Cup.

And that’s not all. Professor Brian Cox returns to the arena to wow us all with tales of Space and Science alongside a live show from Blue Planet II in March. Comedy in 2019 comes in the shape of Nish Kumar, Jimmy Carr, Russell Howard, James Acaster and more and when it comes to legendary music, well, how does the original cast of Fame, Tears for Fears, 40 Years of Disco, Gladys Knight and Rod Steward sound?

With so many different gigs, shows and events to see, there’s a ticket for everyone during 2019

Here’s 10 of the best 2019 Echo Arena event tickets that will make a perfect Christmas gift….

1 – Strictly Come Dancing, The Live Tour 2019

The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 final was a thriller but don’t be sad it’s over, head on over to the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool website and book your tickets for the 2019 tour, which comes to Liverpool on 29th January. Whether you’re a ballroom belle or a latin lad, there’s 7  (inc Ashley, Stacey, Graeme and Faye) and the panel of 4 judges confirmed for the tour and we can’t wait to see them all in action. Fab-U-Lous darling! Tickets here. 

2 – Boyzone

OMG they’re back again, and this time it really is The Farewell Tour! Boyzones Ronan, Keith, Shane and Mikey will play their greatest hits at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool  on 27th January alongside tracks from their new album ‘Thank You & Goodnight. Tickets here.

3 – Bryan Adams

If you like a rocker at the arena, this is the gig for you! With a career spanning more than 4 decades, Canadian rock god, Bryan Adams brings his Shine A Light tour to the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool on 3rd March. Ohh it’ll feel just like the summer of ’69…?!Tickets here.

4 – Rita Ora

Rita Ora is on a serious roll this winter, having released her highly anticipated second album ‘Phoenix’, she’s lining up tonnes of live performances and hitting the road with the Phoenix Tour in 2019. Rita is returning to the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool  on 27th May for some bank holiday fun and you can get your tickets here.

5 – Olly Murs

We’re going to come straight out with it and say we love Olly Murs! With the release of his new, two disc album, You Know I Know, Olly is planning a huge 2019, including a stop off at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool on 30th May. He’s worked with Nile Rodgers and Shaggy on this one and we can’t wait to welcome him back to Liverpool. Get your tickets here. 

6 – Westlife

Celebrating their 20th anniversary, ‘The Twenty Tour’ will see global pop kings, Westlife  perform brand new songs, alongside their greatest hits and all 14 of their UK No.1 hits including as ‘Swear It Again’, ‘Flying Without Wings’, ‘You Raise Me Up’ and ‘Unbreakable’. Tickets for this 25th June gig at the Echo Arena will fly out, so get yours here.

7 – Netball World Cup 2019

From 12th-21st July, the eyes of the sporting world will be on Liverpool once again as the Netball World Cup comes to the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool . Qualified teams includes England, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa, and Malawi and for 9 days, they will battle it out on the court in front of live audiences to be crowned world champions. Get your tickets for this landmark sporting event here. 

8 – Little Mix

The LM5 Tour comes to Liverpool’s Echo Arena on 21st-22nd October 2019 and we can’t get enough of the swag these girls bring to live performances. Little Mix will perform songs from their brand new album LM5, plus greatest hits including ‘Touch’, ‘Shout Out to My Ex’, ‘Black Magic’ and ‘Wings’. Get the hair brushes out and get practising, oh and grab your tickets here. 

9 – Elton John

Alright so this gig is actually in 2020, but IT’S ELTON JOHN! The Rocket Man is following the Yellow Brick Road to Merseyside in 2020 and we’re already counting down the days.
Elton John will bring his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to M&S Bank Arena Liverpool on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th November 2020. Don’t miss your chance to see this absolute legend perform in our city, one last time. Tickets and info here. 


To check out what’s on at the Echo Arena in 2019 and to buy your tickets, head to www.mandsbankarena.com and follow @MandSBankArena on Twitter for regular updates. 

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