With a maximum capacity of 11,000 the M&S Bank Arena (formerly Echo Arena Liverpool) is the largest performance venue in Liverpool and one of the biggest in the country. It is situated at the King’s Dock and is one half of the ACC (Arena and Convention Centre) Liverpool. The other half of the complex is the BT Convention Centre.
Since opening in 2008 the waterfront venue has hosted concerts from some of the world’s biggest names in music. Acts appearing have included Justin Bieber, JLS, Usher, Westlife, Beyonce, Coldplay, Oasis, and Lady Gaga. It is also used as a venue for comedy acts, children’s shows, and sporting events such as boxing, darts, and wrestling.
Events - What's On - M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
A selection of upcoming shows and events at M&S Bank Arena Liverpool are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.
|Thursday 1st September 2022 7:30 pm||Chris Rock & Dave Chappelle|
|Saturday 3rd September 2022 4:45 pm||Boxxer Presents Sky Sports Fight Night: Liverpool|
|Tuesday 13th September 2022 6:30 pm||George Ezra|
|Friday 16th September 2022 8:00 pm||The Official Rupaul's Drag Race Uk Series Three Tour|
|Sunday 18th September 2022 6:00 pm||Andrea Bocelli - Official Premium Ticket & Hotel Packages|
|Sunday 18th September 2022 6:30 pm||Andrea Bocelli|
|Monday 19th September 2022 7:30 pm||Professor Brian Cox Horizons World Tour|
|Saturday 1st October 2022 7:30 pm||Jason Manford - Like Me|
|Sunday 2nd October 2022 6:30 pm||Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt... More|
|Sunday 2nd October 2022 7:30 pm||Four Tops and Temptations|
|Tuesday 11th October 2022 7:30 pm||The Original Harlem Globetrotters - Spread Game Tour|
|Saturday 29th October 2022 6:45 pm||WGC2022: Women's Qualification - Session Q1|
|Sunday 30th October 2022 8:15 am||WGC2022: Women's Qualification - Session Q2|
|Sunday 30th October 2022 4:00 pm||WGC2022: Women's Qualification - Session Q3|
|Monday 31st October 2022 8:15 am||WGC2022: Men's Qualification - Session Q4|
|Monday 31st October 2022 6:00 pm||WGC2022: Men's Qualification - Session Q5|
|Tuesday 1st November 2022 5:15 pm||WGC2022: Women's Team Final - Session F1|
|Wednesday 2nd November 2022 4:25 pm||WGC2022: Men's Team Final - Session F2|
|Thursday 3rd November 2022 5:30 pm||WGC2022: Women's Individual All-Around Final - Session F3|
|Friday 4th November 2022 4:45 pm||WGC2022: Men's Individual All-Around Final - Session F4|
|Saturday 5th November 2022 12:15 pm||WGC2022: Apparatus Women's and Men's Finals - Session F5|
|Sunday 6th November 2022 12:15 pm||WGC2022: Apparatus Women's and Men's Finals - Session F6|
|Thursday 10th November 2022 6:30 pm||Kaiser Chiefs Plus Very Special Guests The Fratellis and The Sherlocks|
|Saturday 26th November 2022 3:30 pm||World's Strongest Nation 2022|
|Wednesday 30th November 2022 7:00 pm||Westlife - The Wild Dreams Tour|
|Tuesday 6th December 2022 7:00 pm||Rod Stewart|
|Wednesday 7th December 2022 6:30 pm||The Vamps|
|Saturday 10th December 2022 6:30 pm||Paolo Nutini|
|Sunday 11th December 2022 7:00 pm||Blue - Official VIP Ticket Experiences|
|Sunday 11th December 2022 7:30 pm||Blue Heart & Soul Tour 20th Anniversary|
|Sunday 29th January 2023 6:00 pm||Black Stone Cherry & The Darkness|
|Saturday 4th February 2023 6:30 pm||Whitney Queen of the Night|
|Saturday 22nd April 2023 6:30 pm||Elton John|
|Sunday 23rd April 2023 6:30 pm||Elton John|
|Monday 24th April 2023 8:00 pm||Magic Mike The Arena Tour|
|Sunday 30th April 2023 6:30 pm||Michael Starring Ben|
|Friday 23rd June 2023 6:30 pm||Pet Shop Boys|
|Friday 23rd June 2023 7:00 pm||Pet Shop Boys Official VIP Experiences|
|Saturday 9th December 2023 6:30 pm||Leona Lewis|
|Thursday 14th December 2023 7:30 pm||Shagged, Married, Annoyed Live with Chris and Rosie Ramsey|
More events may be listed on the official M&S Bank Arena Liverpool website (see the information section at the end of this page).
The closest mainline train station is Liverpool Lime Street, around 20 minutes’ walk from the Echo Arena. Visitors not wishing to walk can hop onto the Merseyrail network at Lime Street and catch a train to James Street Train Station, roughly ½ mile from the arena.
To reach the M&S Bank Arena by car, follow the brown tourist signs marked Waterfront, located on all major roads into Liverpool city centre. The official website suggests using L3 4BX as the postcode for satellite navigation systems (although the actual postcode for the Liverpool Echo Arena is L3 4FP).
The M&S Bank Arena boasts its own car park with spaces for 1,600 vehicles. At the time of writing (September 2016) a flat rate of £7 is charged on event nights. There are further car parking choices at Liverpool One.