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O2 Apollo Manchester

Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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The Streets - April 2018

Old Authentic Building. We arrived just after 8pm, fantastic operations straight through no queue... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Smithson1986
via mobile
birthday concert

bryan ferry was amazing but theatre was abit of a let down, concert was due to start at 7pm... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marie C
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The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from every major rock, pop and comedy act on the touring circuit. The breadth of styles of events covers every market - the cutting edge of modern British music, through some of the biggest artists from overseas, popular comedy, and music for older generations. With both fully seated and part-standing formats, this versatile venue increases its footfall and presentations year on year. Art Deco in style, the Grade II listed building has been central to the British touring circuit for decades, attracting Best Venue nominations and patrons from across the globe.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“music venue” (19 reviews)
“lee mack” (8 reviews)
“pub next door” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Old Authentic Building. We arrived just after 8pm, fantastic operations straight through no queue, quick security check and in. Small bar but queued moved pretty quickly. Small toilet but again queue moved quickly. The gig was incredible. Very very hot and sweaty, don't wear a...More

Thank Smithson1986
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Reviewed 5 days ago

bryan ferry was amazing but theatre was abit of a let down, concert was due to start at 7pm, however queues where around the corner and due to heightened security and checks most people missed the support act and a few missed the beginning of...More

Thank Marie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my other half have been here tonight to see Dua Lipa, and we were not disappointed with the performance! She is absolutely phenomenal 👌 The venue however is average. It's a lovely building, an old art deco style theatre which has been turned...More

Thank Niall G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the o2 Apollo Arena to see Evanescence in concert with the supporting band, which was the Orchestra. The Orchestra was good, but Evanescence were even better. Amy Lee is a fantastic entertainer and so is her band especially the drummer. The o2 is...More

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fab time seeing Gregory Porter - great venue for him, amazing voice, imitate gig. No photos or standing were allowed, security were strict with that. People talking throughout the performance. Hey I'm Had to shush them up 3 times. They were rude, lacked...More

Thank nicmad1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid over £115 for 2 tickets to this concert which we attended last night, 11/4/2018. Tickets showed only this concert and stated 7.30pm start. At 7.45pm a 3 piece country band appeared on stage and although good was not stated on tickets. They were on...More

Thank cashy48
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to see Bastille Reorchastrated Tour and enjoyed our time at this small music venue, excellent acoustics in the balcony and decent leg room/space. Security were excellent in dealing with a 'drunken' incident during the concert and resolved it quickly and without disturbance. Quite hard...More

Thank Shacklet12
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit here but it’s a really nice venue. Staff where organised to get everyone in and get them to there located seats. Would recommend

Thank Jenny P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the 02 last month had a very good time but the security check was terrible they touched your arms and legs but looked in your bag and let you go in we were balcony row H we were enjoying the concert there was...More

Thank Hannah16318
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a regular visitor to the Apollo in the 80s & 90s and had lots of great nights there, when it was probably Manchester's main music venue. This week's visit though was the first in 20years almost to the day, and the only thing...More

Thank Parkrunner71
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Ziedonis V
23 April 2018|
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Response from colissa | Reviewed this property |
Right outside-parking attendants do security etc too-cost about £7 I think! It’s the official parking that they advise you use.
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sam21175
7 April 2018|
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Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
We were in the circle, sound was great and you have a good clear view of the stage. Not a huge venue so has an intimate feel
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