Everything coming to O2 City Hall in October

The Newcastle venue has a variety of different shows coming soon.

As the nights get colder, we look for stuff to do indoors with our friends. What could be better than enjoying a show?  The O2 City Hall is a great place to do just that, with an intimate setting and affordable ticket prices.

There are still plenty of acts to enjoy at the O2 City Hall for the remainder of September, including Ne-Yo, Whitney: Queen of the Night, The Enemy, Daniel Howell: We Are All Doomed and Ian Brown.

But here is a full list of what to expect from the October line up.

What: Anthrax

When: Saturday, October 1

Price: £37.30

Thrash metal band Anthrax, whose career has spanned 40 years, will be performing at the 02 City Hall. Support acts include Municipal Waste and Sworn Enemy, who are both thrash metal bands also

What: Dara O’Briain: So, Where were we?

When: Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7

Price: £27.15

The Irish comedian, and long-suffering host is often the butt of many jokes on the show. He was brought to the attention of the show's producers after a successful series of gigs at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Irish comedian and television presenter Dara O’Briain will be performing a comedy show for two nights at the O2 City Hall. Attendees must be over the age of 14.

What: The Proclaimers

When: Saturday, October 8


Scottish duo, The Proclaimers, famous for their track I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), have already sold out their night at the O2 City Hall. Keep an eye out for resale tickets!

What: Aitch

When: Sunday, October 9

Price: £44.85

Aitch’s O2 City Hall show is almost sold out

This BRIT-nominated Manchester rapper has taken the nation by storm in the past year. With his big hits such as Rain, and his publicised dating life, it’s no surprise that the new star has almost sold out at his first show at the O2 City Hall.

What: Boyzlife

When: Wednesday, October 12

Price: £37.80

This act consists of one former member of Westlife, Brain McFadden and one former member of Boyzone, Keith Duffy. Together, they perform old tracks by each of their respective boy bands, alongside brand new music.

What: Maximo Park

When: Friday, October 14

Price: £32.20

Newcastle’s Maximo Park are back at home soon

The band who formed in Newcastle back in 2000, are back on home turf for a special tour.  They will play a variety of their biggest hits across all seven of their albums. The support act joining them is Amsterdam based indie band, Pip Blom.

What: Daft as a Brush Last Night of the Proms

When: Saturday, October 15

Price: £15.75

This night is all about enjoyment, as Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care put on their remarkable entertainment show. Expect lots of music and dance, in various forms.

What: Freedom: The Music of George Michael

When: Sunday, October 16

Price: £23.75

2009 X Factor winner, Joe McElderry will perform as George Michael in this tribute show. The night will celebrate George Michael and his greatest hits, with a live full band.

What: Murphy’s Celtic Legacy

When: Monday, October 17

Price: £29.40

Also featuring a live band, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is an Irish dancing production, performed  by world champion dancers. The producer of the show, Chris Hannon, previously performed as a lead dancer in Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance.

What: Will Young

When: Tuesday, October 18

Price: £49.05

Will Young will be in Newcastle in October

The first winner of Pop Idol, Will Young will perform his many number one hits, including Leave Right Now, and Evergreen, as well as tracks from his most recent album. Kris James, a singer-songwriter from Liverpool will support.

What: Blue Oyster Cult

When: Wednesday, October 19

Price: £36.20

The intelligent hard rock band, Blue Oyster Cult are back performing their tracks from their four decade long career. Cats in Space, a british rock band formed in 2015 will support

What: Islands in the Stream

When: Friday, October 21

Price: £29.40

Islands in the Stream will pay tribute to the country music star Dolly Parton

A tribute duo act for Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, also known as the queen and the king of country music. Expect wonderful music, dazzling costumes and even a bit of comedy!

What: Daniel Sloss: Can’t

When: Saturday, October 22

Price: £26.55

Scottish comedian and Netflix star Daniel Sloss brings his comedy show to Newcastle. His comedy style involves observation and laddish humour. The show is suitable for ages 16 and over.

What: Kiefer Sutherland: Chasing The Rain Tour

When: Friday, October 28

Price: £37.80

Actor Keifer Sutherland, known for his role as Jack Bauer on Fox’s 24, turned his hand to music back in 2016. He is now on tour performing tracks from his most recent music work, his album Bloor Street.

What: The Pretty Reckless

When: Saturday, October 29

Price: £33.30

Child star turned heavy metal rocker Taylor Momsen will be in Newcastle

Glam-rock band The Pretty Reckless, whose lead is none other than child star Taylor Momsen from The Grinch and Gossip Girl will perform at the O2 City Hall at the end of the month. Taylor and the rest of the band have been performing as The Pretty Reckless for the past 12 years, and have won various music awards.

What: What’s Love Got To Do With It: A Tribute to Tina Turner

When: Sunday, October 30

Price: £28.15

Lastly, a tribute show to Tina Turner will be at the O2 City Hall. With the title track obviously being performed, you can also expect to hear popular songs such as Simply The Best and Proud Mary. Performing as Tina is Holly Bannis, who competed in ITV tribute act show Starstruck earlier this year.

You can find out more information about upcoming shows at the O2 City Hall here.