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.
|Tuesday 28th April 2020 7:00 pm||Joe Bonamassa|
|Thursday 21st May 2020 6:30 pm||5 Seconds of Summer|
|Wednesday 1st July 2020 6:30 pm||Diana Ross|
|Wednesday 1st July 2020 6:30 pm||Diana Ross - Official Vip Ticket Experiences|
|Wednesday 8th July 2020 7:00 pm||Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons|
|Saturday 22nd August 2020 6:30 pm||Simple Minds|
|Wednesday 26th August 2020 10:30 am||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Wednesday 26th August 2020 1:30 pm||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Wednesday 26th August 2020 4:30 pm||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Thursday 27th August 2020 10:30 am||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Thursday 27th August 2020 1:30 pm||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Thursday 27th August 2020 4:30 pm||PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue|
|Sunday 13th September 2020 6:30 pm||Stormzy|
|Sunday 11th October 2020 6:00 pm||Simply Red|
|Sunday 11th October 2020 7:00 pm||Simply Red - Official Premium Ticket and Hotel Experiences|
|Wednesday 21st October 2020 6:30 pm||McFly|
|Thursday 22nd October 2020 6:30 pm||Rick Astley|
|Saturday 24th October 2020 6:30 pm||Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott|
|Saturday 31st October 2020 7:30 pm||Radio City Hits Live|
|Monday 2nd November 2020 7:30 pm||Four Tops and Temptations|
|Wednesday 11th November 2020 6:30 pm||A-Ha|
|Friday 13th November 2020 6:30 pm||Elton John|
|Saturday 14th November 2020 6:30 pm||Elton John|
|Thursday 19th November 2020 6:30 pm||Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle Tour 2020|
|Monday 23rd November 2020 7:00 pm||Genesis|
|Monday 23rd November 2020 7:00 pm||Genesis - Official Premium Ticket and Hotel Packages|
|Tuesday 24th November 2020 7:00 pm||Genesis|
|Tuesday 24th November 2020 7:00 pm||Genesis - Official Premium Ticket and Hotel Packages|
|Friday 27th November 2020 6:30 pm||Deacon Blue|
|Monday 30th November 2020 6:30 pm||JLS|
|Monday 7th December 2020 6:30 pm||JLS|
|Friday 11th December 2020 7:00 pm||Elton John|
|Wednesday 6th January 2021 7:00 pm||Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour|
|Saturday 27th February 2021 8:00 pm||Paul Smith: Changed|
|Friday 5th March 2021 6:30 pm||A Question of Sport Live|
|Monday 8th March 2021 6:00 pm||The Who|
|Friday 19th March 2021 6:30 pm||David Gray|
|Sunday 11th April 2021 6:00 pm||Craig David|
|Wednesday 14th April 2021 8:00 pm||Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds|
|Tuesday 11th May 2021 7:30 pm||Strictly Come Dancing the Professionals Tour 2021|
|Wednesday 6th October 2021 7:30 pm||Jason Manford - Like Me|
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.
Tourist attractions and things to do near M&S Bank Arena Liverpool include:
- Beatles Story (0.2 miles) - Tells the story of the world's most famous pop group
- Albert Dock (0.3 miles) - Liverpool's biggest tourist attraction
- Tate Liverpool (0.3 miles) - One of the largest galleries of modern art outside London
- Merseyside Maritime Museum (0.3 miles) - Explores the city's maritime history
- Museum of Liverpool (0.5 miles) - Museum at Pier Head telling the story of Liverpool and its people
Cinemas near M&S Bank Arena Liverpool include:
- Odeon Liverpool ONE (0.6 miles) - 18-screen cinema at Liverpool ONE.
Places to shop near M&S Bank Arena Liverpool include:
- Liverpool ONE (0.5 miles) - Shopping and leisure development in Liverpool city centre.
Hotels near M&S Bank Arena Liverpool include:
- Jurys Inn Liverpool (0.1 miles)
- Holiday Inn Express Liverpool - Royal Albert Dock (0.2 miles)
- Hampton By Hilton Liverpool City Centre (0.2 miles)
- Campanile Liverpool (0.3 miles)
- The Dolby Hotel (0.3 miles)
- Hilton Liverpool City Centre (0.4 miles)
- Lock and Key (0.5 miles)
- The Works Apartments Liverpool (0.5 miles)
- Novotel Liverpool Centre (0.5 miles)
- 30 James Street (0.6 miles)
- Days Inn Liverpool (0.6 miles)
- Innkeeper's Collection, All Bar One, Liverpool City Centre (0.6 miles)
- Seel Street Hotel by EPIC (0.6 miles)
- Parr Street Hotel (0.6 miles)
- PodZzz@Parr Street (0.6 miles)
Nearby Train Stations
Train stations near M&S Bank Arena Liverpool include:
- Liverpool James Street Train Station (0.6 miles) -
Map showing location of M&S Bank Arena Liverpool.
M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
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