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O2 Apollo Manchester

Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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prodigy gig

place looked run down as you walked in but we went upstairs and there was a large bar up there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Jim Jeffries

Very funny bloke...very funny... staff were very helpful, drinks were reasonably priced. Overall... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carl S
Coventry, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“music venue” (14 reviews)
Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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Reviewed yesterday

place looked run down as you walked in but we went upstairs and there was a large bar up there which is better than downstairs. The aucoustics upstairs were unbelievable but felt the stewards wewren't doing enough to keep the aisle congestion free. Otherwise great...More

Thank babylax1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very funny bloke...very funny... staff were very helpful, drinks were reasonably priced. Overall very good experience

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been to the Apollo twice now for gigs and on both occasions, the sound has been shocking. Basically, all you can hear is muffled, rumbling bass which completely drowns everything else out. I've been told it's something to do with the acoustics of the...More

Thank danmalloy1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like the fact this is a relatively small venue. Excellent venue for gigs. Plenty of parking and good view from the balcony seats that we had

Thank Vampyrx4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Apollo on numerous occasions and much prefer the intimacy of the venue than say MENA. Always had a decent view even at the back of the Circle acoustic pretty good to....in fact love the place.

Thank JanePatchfaceDavis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bootleg Beatles Well what a shambles this mockery of a venue is, we’re in G43/44, H38-44 seats behind us collapsed and apart from being hit in the back of the head by someone falling and trying to catch their balance, I had half a cup...More

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 11 December 2017

went to see Blondie here, not been to this place for years, we worried about parking but there is a fenced car park linked to venue which luckily we got into, whether it was our Porsche that got us in there or we was lucky...More

Thank Ricky P
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Was here for 2 concerts in 7 days. I have mobility problems. (Pvris and Marilyn Manson) Outside asecurity guycame over and let me go in through the disabled doors to save me standing in the queue. I was then told I could sit in the...More

Thank gothmom1
Reviewed 5 December 2017

So went on the 4th to see Marilyn Manson and although his concert is epic there’s a few things I question. Being a smaller arena and I mean small there was way too many people here, you are crammed to capacity. Secondly people pushing and...More

Thank Royalpython
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Went to see Rag and Bone man at this venue excellent venue, easy to get served bars, no overcrowding, would certainly go to again.

Thank Nadinefiveacreview
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17 January 2018|
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the event - if they have sold “general admission / standing tickets then the seats downstairs are removed completely leaving only seating in the balcony. Some events though are All Seating - so the seats... More
2 January 2018|
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Response from KH2691 | Reviewed this property |
We recently saw a band here from the balcony seats and we got a very good view.
Claire D
10 November 2017|
Response from Deborah A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know