The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle opened in 1995, and until 2004, was known as The Telewest Arena Newcastle.
Priding itself on its versatility, the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle boasts seven different staging/audience configurations, including an end stage with a fully-seated audience and 'the bowl' design for a seated or standing audience. Due to this versatility, The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle offers event capacities of varying ranges, depending on the show. Generally speaking, for concerts, the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle can accommodate 11,000+ people, 6,500 for basketball games and 5,500 for ice shows.
The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is North East England's largest concert and exhibition facility. This, combined with the venue's renowned versatility has undoubtedly contributed to the venue's ability to attract major stars. Over the years, the Metro Radio Arena schedule has included many of the biggest names in entertainment; The Killers, Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Take That, Kylie Minogue, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Westlife, Cher, Susan Boyle, Tom Jones, Justin Timberlake and Elton John are just a few of the many massive acts to have graced the Metro Radio Arena stage in the past.
Of course, the Metro Radio Arena schedule is noted for its diversity. Major performance pieces such as Riverdance and Les Miserables, as well as sporting events (MMA and WWE) have also been hosted at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle over the years.
For all the latest news and up-to-date event information, check out the Metro Radio Arena schedule.
|2016-12-08 18:00:00 (Ended)||Madness||Find Tickets|
|2016-12-10 17:00:00 (Ended)||Ultimate Strongman||Find Tickets|
|2016-12-13 16:00:00 (Ended)||Light up a Life Event||Find Tickets|
|2016-12-16 18:00:00 (Ended)||Metro Radio Christmas Live 2016||Find Tickets|
|2016-12-16 23:00:00 (Ended)||The 1975||Find Tickets|