Ten must see concerts and shows coming to Liverpool this year

Posted on 2 January 2017
By Danielle Robertson
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From Billy Elliot to Busted, Little Mix to Grease, the calendar for shows and concerts in Liverpool this year is full up. The city is welcoming Grammy Award winning artists, top comedians and even the world’s best Michael Jackson tribute artist!

We don’t want you to miss out so we’ve selected our top 10 shows and concerts coming to Liverpool this year.

1) Little Mix

The world’s biggest girl group will be bringing The Glory Days Tour to Liverpool, in October and November this year.

Little Mix will be playing three dates at the Echo Arena, including: 16th October, 1st November and 20th November and you don’t want to miss out!

Perrie, Jesy, Leigh-Anne and Jade will be performing some of their biggest hits, such as: Black Magic, Wings and Shout out to my ex and to see the number one selling girl band live, visit www.echoarena.com now to buy tickets.

2) Bruno Mars

Grammy Award winner and worldwide superstar, Bruno Mars will be bringing The 24K Magic Tour to Liverpool in April and you really don’t want to miss out!

The Uptown Funk singer will be coming to the Echo Arena on Saturday 15th April and it’s definitely one of the biggest shows in the Arena’s calendar.

To see the all singing, all dancing entertainer, visit www.echoarena.com to book your tickets now!

3) Olly Murs

The cheeky chap from Essex will be returning to the city on 16th March, to sing hits from his eagerly anticipated 5th album 24 HRS.

Olly brought his Never Been Better Tour to the Arena in 2015 and it’s safe to say that he left Liverpool wanting more.

He’ll no doubt be singing some new hits including: You don’t know love and Grow up, as well as many of his popular songs such as: Heart skips a beat and Troublemaker. To see one of Britain’s biggest stars, visit www.echoarena.com to secure your tickets.

4) Billy Elliot

One of the West End’s biggest shows, Billy Elliot the musical, is embarking on its first ever UK and Ireland tour and is visiting Liverpool’s Empire Theatre in May.

The popular stage production will be live at the Empire between Tuesday 9th – Saturday 27th May and features a timeless score by Elton John.

To witness the funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience, visit www.atgtickets.com to get your tickets.

5) Busted

Relive your childhood and watch Busted at Liverpool Mountford Hall in February. James, Matt and Charlie will be bringing their Night Driver UK Tour to the city on 17th February and it’s a show you won’t want to miss!

It’s the first time in 12 years that the boys will get to play some of their greatest hits such as: Air Hostess, Year 3000 and Crashed the wedding and it’ll definitely be a trip down memory lane.

To attend the reunion they said could never happen, visit www.ticketquarter.co.uk to get your tickets.

6) Jack Whitehall

Multi award-winning stand-up comic, Jack Whitehall, will be visiting Liverpool in February and it’ll definitely be a night full of laughter.

His new tour, Jack Whitehall: At Large, is set to be one of his biggest tours ever, following his ground-breaking debut arena show and he’ll be performing at the Echo Arena on 5th February.

To see the A League of Their Own star at his dynamic best, live on stage visit www.echoarena.com to get your tickets.

7) Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone in Concert

Relive the magic and watch the first Harry Potter film all over again, with a live orchestra.

The Echo Arena will play host to Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone in Concert, where fans will get to watch the film on the big screen and experience a live sympathy orchestra that will perform the music from the movie.

The event will be held on 18th May and it’s the first time in the UK that the audience can enjoy this experience so you don’t want to miss out! To get your tickets, visit www.echoarena.com.

8) King of Pop

Witness the World’s leading MJ tribute artist, Navi and Michael Jackson’s iconic guitarist, Jennifer Batten, in King of Pop.

The incredible production will be coming to the Echo Arena on 27th May and will feature all of MJ’s greatest hits and iconic dance moves.

Navi is regarded at the world’s No.1 MJ tribute artist and was hand-picked by Michael Jackson himself as his official body double and Jennifer Batten was the King of Pop’s right-hand women and joined him on the road for 10 years.

The show is an absolute must see for Michael Jackson fans worldwide and to get your tickets visit www.echoarena.com.

9) Grease

Grease certainly is the word and the popular West End production will be visiting Liverpool’s Empire Theatre between Monday 3rd – Saturday 8th April.

The show will star Tom Parker from boyband, The Wanted and Over the Rainbow winner, Danielle Hope.

It features all the unforgettable songs such as: You’re the one that I want, Summer Nights and Greased Lightnin’ and to get your tickets visit www.atgtickets.com.

10) Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing is back and will be visiting the Empire in April.

The show is filled with heart-pounding music, lots of emotion and sensationally sexy dancing and will be in the city between 18th – 23rd April.

The popular production features 35 hit songs, including: Hungry Eyes and Hey Baby, Do you love me and to make sure you have the time of your life, visit www.atgtickets.com to get your tickets now!