Birmingham concerts for 2022 - the big gigs coming to the big venues

With Ozzy Osbourne, Stormzy, Dua Lipa and more on the line up it’s time to book yourself a treat to see your favourite artist.

Stormzy has shows lined up in Nottingham and Sheffield

Birmingham is set to welcome some of the best artists in the world throughout 2022.

Homegrown talent including The Streets and Ozzy Osbourne are ready to rock the city along with Stormzy, Sam Fender, Alicia Keys and many, many more.

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From award-winning solo artists to legendary performers and rising stars you can take your pick from the best coming to O2 Academy, O2 Institute, Resorts World Arena, Utilita Area and Symphony hall throughout the year.

Don’t miss out on these incredible gigs - take your pick from the list below and book your tickets now!

The Streets, O2 Academy, January 21

Led by Birmingham’s very own Mike Skinner, The Streets are heading back on the road next year with a 12-stop tour that kicks off at the O2 Academy on Friday, January 21.

Best known for their hits including Fit But You Know It, Blinded By The Lights and the chart-topping Dry Your Eyes, The Streets burst onto the scene in 2001 with their debut No.1 album, A Grand Don’t Come For Free.

Their latest tour, which also includes three dates at the O2 Brixton Academy in London, will celebrate their critically acclaimed mixtape,  None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive.

The Streets frontman Mike Skinner performing on the mainstage.

The Kooks, O2 Academy, February 3 -4

British indie band The Kooks are hitting the road in 2022 to celebrate  15 years of their stunning debut album, Inside In / Inside Out.

Released back in February 2006, Inside In / Inside Out birthed the band’s hit singles including She Moves In Her Own Way, Naive, You Don’t Love Me and Ooh La.

The album was a huge hit, spending a whopping 101 weeks in the UK album charts.

Their anniversary tour, which has very few tickets remaining, kicks off at Dublin Olympia Theatre, before heading for two nights in Birmingham on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 February.

James Blunt, Resorts World Arena, February 10

Former Army officer turned singer James Blunt is set to play Resorts World Arena next February in support of his latest album, Once Upon a Mind.

James Morrison first came onto the music scene in 2005, with the release of his stunning debut chart-topping album, Back to Bedlam.

His soothing voice and skilful songwriting catapulted his career, earning him six Brit Award nominations and five Grammy Award nominations.

Best known for his hits including Wisemen, You’re Beautiful, 1973 and Bonfire Heart, James will perform at Resorts World Arena on Thursday, February 10.

Simply Red, Resorts World Arena, February 13

They do say that the third time’s a charm, so Simplyred is holding out hope that they’ll finally be able to perform their gig at Resorts World Area after being forced to postpone twice due to the pandemic.

Fronted by Mick Hucknall, Simply Red launched their career with their debut album, Picture Book.

Since then, they’ve enjoyed the success of five No.1 albums in the UK Charts, with their most notable singles including If You Don’t Know Me By Now, Holding Back The Years, Fairground and Stars.

Paul Waves are coming to O2 Academy

Pale Waves, O2 Academy, February 14

Arguably one of the most popular up and coming indie bands currently on the UK music scene, Pale Waves are embarking on a UK tour in support of their second studio album, Who Am I?

Having supported The 1975 on the road - they’re signed to the same independent record label, Dirty Hit - Pale Waves have built a solid fanbase with their singles Change, Eighteen and Television Romance.

The group released their debut record, My Mind Makes Noises, in 2018, which also saw them come fifth in the BBC Sound of 2018.

Melanie C, O2 Institute, February 15

If you want to spice up your life, Melanie C is performing at the O2 Institute on Tuesday, February 15.

The Spice Girl turned solo artist, Melanie was forced to reschedule her European tour for 2022, which also includes dates in Manchester, Glasgow and London.

Melanie released her debut solo record, Northern Star, in 1999 and went on to score two No.1 singles with her I Turn To You and Never Be The Same Again.

2020 saw the release of Melanie C’s eighth self-titled studio album, which she’ll be performing tracks from on her latest tour.

Ozzy Osbourne will be at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena in 2022

Ozzy Osbourne, Resorts World Arena, March 4

Birmingham’s very own Ozzy Osbourne is returning to home turf as he prepares to bring his No More Tours 2 to Resorts World Arena.

The Grammy Award-winning singer, who was the lead vocalist for the rock band Black Sabbath, will perform in Birmingham on Friday, March 4, with support from Judas Priest.

In a career spanning over five decades, Ozzy is best known for his Back To The Moon and Shot In The Dark, alongside his duet, Changes, which he released with his daughter Kelly in 2003.

You can get tickets to see Ozzy Osbourne at Resorts World Arena here

Texas, Symphony Hall, March 5

As one of the biggest bands to have come out of Scotland, Texas have enjoyed the ride of a successful career with 13 UK top 10 singles and nine top 10 albums.

2019 saw the band celebrate the 30th anniversary of their critically acclaimed debut album, Southside, which features hit singles including I Don’t Want a Lover.

The band’s latest tour will see them perform the record in full when they head to Symphony Hall on Saturday, March 5.

Southside reached No.3 in the UK charts, where it remained for 32 weeks. Eleven studio albums followed, with a Greatest Hits record released in 2000.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Symphony Hall, March 7

Sophie Ellis-Bextor played an incredible in keeping everyone’s spirits up during each lockdown last year with her incredible kitchen discos.

The weekly household kitchen discos, which Sophie streamed to thousands on Instagram Live, were such a huge hit that she’s decided to take the show on tour.

The Kitchen Disco Tour will see Sophie performing some of her favourite hits from last year’s many discos, featuring Our House by Madness, as well as some of her greatest pop hits, including her chart-topping hits, Murder On The Dancefloor and Take Me Home.

You can get tickets to see Sophie Ellis Bextor at Symphony Hall here

Tom Odell, O2 Academy, March 8

Winner of the Brit Awards Critics’ Choice award in 2012, British singer-songwriter Tom Odell has charmed the world with his stunning songs and soothing voice.

The Ivor Novello award-winner is heading out on tour next March in support of his fourth studio album, Monsters, bringing him to O2 Academy Birmingham on Tuesday, March 8.

Tom released his debut album, Long Way Down, in 2013, which featured singles I Know, Another Love and Grow Old With Me. In 2014, Tom covered John Lennon’s Real Love for the John Lewis Christmas advert.

Tom Odell

The Wanted, Utilita Arena Birmingham, March 12

They were one of the UK’s biggest boybands, and now, The Wanted are back on the scene and hitting the road with and a huge arena tour.

The Wanted shot to stardom with a string of hit singles including Lightening, Glad You Came, All Time Low and Chasing the Sun.

After a seven-year hiatus, The Wanted’s 12-date Greatest Hits tour will see Tom, Jay, Nathan, Max and Siva take to the stage of Utilita Arena Birmingham on Saturday, March 12.

The band had discussed heading on tour in 2020 to celebrate their 10th anniversary, but were forced to put their plans on hold due to the pandemic. Sadly, Tom was also diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour the same year, but thanks to treatment, he’s set to join his bandmates on the road.

James Arthur, O2 Academy, March 19

After being crowned the winner of the X Factor in 2012, James Arthur’s career in music has seen him release three chart-topping albums, selling more than 30million records across the world.

James is embarking on a brand new tour, which comes to Birmingham on Saturday, March 19,  to celebrate his latest album, It All Makes Sense In The End.

During his career, James has released a string of hit singles, including his X Factor winning performance of Shontelle’s Impossible, which sold 2.5m copies.

Stormzy will perform at Sheffield's Utilita Arena on Friday, March 18, 2022.

Stormzy, Utilita Arena Birmingham, March 23

After being forced to postpone due to the pandemic, Brit Award-winning performer, Stormzy is finally heading to Birmingham.

The 28-year-old released his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer in 2017. The record went straight to No.1 in the UK charts, where it stayed for 91 weeks.

Stormzy released his sophomore album, Heavy Is The Head in 2019, which scored him two No.1 singles with Own It and Vossi Bop and gained him his second UK No.1 album.

In 2019, Stormzy headlined the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, which was hailed by critics as one of the festivals most memorable headline performances.

He’ll bring his latest tour to Utilita Arena Birmingham for its rescheduled date on Wednesday, March 23.

Saturday headliners Royal Blood get the crowd rocking in Hillsborough Park

Royal Blood, Utilita Arena Birmingham, March 26

With 50million streams to their name, Royal Blood have rapidly become one of the world’s most talked-about bands to come out of the country over the last few years.

Hailed by former Radio 1 DJ, Annie Mac, Royal Blood heading out on a UK tour that’s coming to Utilita Arena Birmingham on Saturday, March 26.

The duo released their fourth studio album, Typhoons, in 2021, which became their third No.1 album in the UK charts.

Sam Fender, Utilita Arena Birmingham, March 27

Hailing from Newcastle, Sam Fender has been taking the world by storm with his stunning songwriting that’s earned him a place as one of the UK’s most recognisable young musicians.

Following the release of his critically acclaimed second album, Seventeen Going Under, which features the stunning single Spit of You, Sam is spending 2022 playing some of the biggest arenas in the country, including a date in Birmingham.

Sam released his debut single Play God in 2019, where he quickly caught the attention of Radio One Breakfast Show host, Greg James. He went on to win the BRITS Critics’ Choice that same year and released a further three tracks from the album.

One of the hottest artists around, Sam will perform at Utilita Arena Birmingham for his biggest tour to date on Sunday, March 17. Click here to get tickets now.

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg, O2 Academy, March 27

Since releasing his debut album in 2012, Jake Bugg has been riding the waves of his career, with all five of his records reaching the top 10 of the Official UK Album Charts.

The ‘Lightening Bolt’ singer released his latest album, Saturday Night Sunday Morning, in September 2021, which he’ll be taking on tour across the UK next March.

Opening in Newcastle Upon Tyne on March 14, Jake will play multiple venues before bringing his tour to O2 Academy on Sunday, March 27.

Jack Savoretti, Symphony Hall, March 28

Returning with a brand new album, Jack Savoretti has announced a 12-date UK tour that brings him to Symphony Hall on Monday, March 18.

Jack released his fifth studio album, Europiana in July 2021, which he recorded iconic Abbey Road studios in 2022. As Jack’s second UK No.1 Album, it homes in on personal topics, including family, friendship and love.

Get your tickets to see Jack Savortett at Symphony Hall here

Jack Savoretti on stage at Sherwood Pines.

James Morrison, Symphony Hall, March 29

James Morrison is back and he’s heading to Symphony Hall for his  Greatest Hits tour on Tuesday, March 29.

Best known for his singles including You Give Me Something, Broken Strings and You Make It Real, James is set to play his biggest hits and fan favourites to celebrate his 15-year career.

Stereophonics, Resorts World Arena, April 2

Welsh band Stereophonics are returning to Birmingham next April in support of their forthcoming album, Oochya!’, which is set for release next March.

Celebrating their 25th anniversary, Stereophonics have built a catalogue of hits including Have a Nice Day, Handbags and Gladrags, Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow and more.

Their latest record, which brings them to Resorts World Arena on Saturday, April 2, is set to draw on lead vocalist, Kelly Jones’, love of garage rock.

Rock giants Simple Minds performing at the Alnwick Castle concert in the Pastures in 2014.

Simple Minds, Resorts World Arena, April 7

Stepping back into the 80s, Simple Minds are celebrating 40 years of unforgettable hits with a UK arena tour.

After being postponed twice, fans can finally prepare to join the duo are Resorts World Arena for their 40 Years of Hits tour on Thursday, April 7.

With eight UK top 10 singles, including the iconic Don’t You (Forget About Me), Simple Minds have enjoyed a spectacular career that’s earned them an army of adoring fans.

In 2014, they were awarded for their contribution to the music industry at the Q Awards, followed by a prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors in 2016.

You can get tickets to see Simple Minds at Resorts World Arena here

Evanescence & Within Temptation, Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 8

American rockers Evanescence have teamed up with Within Temptation to bring the Worlds Collide Tour to the UK.

Despite having to push back original dates due to the pandemic, both bands are working on exciting new music which they’ll be performing as part of the tour when it comes to Utilita Arena Birmingham on Friday, April 8.

Evanescence are best known for their singles including Bring Me To Life, Going Under and My Immortal, while Within Temptation scored their first top 10 single in the UK charts with their single Hydra in 2014.

Craig David, Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 9

Craig David became a household name when he released his debut album, Born To Do It, in 2000.

Best known for his hit singles 7 Days, Walking Away, Rise & Fall, Fill Me In and many more, Craig has a catalogue of hits that have earned him two No.1 albums and two No.1 singles.

His latest tour ‘Hold That Thought’ comes to Utilita Arena Birmingham on Saturday, April 9. It also includes dates in Nottingham, Plymouth, Brighton and London, plus another Birmingham date at Resorts World Arena on Sunday, April 10.

Craig David.

5 Seconds of Summer, Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 12

Now that international travel is back on the cards, Australian group 5 Seconds of Summer can finally return to the UK for their brand new tour.

Best known for their hit singles including She Looks So Perfect, Don’t Stop and Youngblood, the group will perform at Utilita Arena on Tuesday, April 12.

5 Seconds of Summer released their debut self-titled album in 2014, followed by four successful records, including their 2020 album, Calm.

Get your tickets to 5 Seconds of Summer at Utilita Arena here

Bastille, O2 Academy, April 13 - 14

Brit Award winners Bastille have announced a new UK tour which includes two Birmingham dates in support of their upcoming album, Give Me The Future.

Their first release since 2019, Bastille stormed onto the music scene with their signature sound in 2012. Their debut album, All This Bad Blood, spent three weeks at the No.1 spot in the UK album charts, with its lead single, Pompeii, also topping the charts.

Dua Lipa picked up the female solo artist award (Photo: Ian West/PA Wire/PA Images)

Dua Lipa, Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 17

Pop sensation Dua Lipa was yet another act forced to put her tour plans on hold for 2020. But now, you can put Sunday, April 17 in your diary, as she’s finally bringing the Future Nostalgia tour to Birmingham.

With three UK No.1 singles and a chart-topping album to her name, Dua Lipa is one of the hottest artists in the world right now.

She released her self-titled debut album in 2017, followed by Future Nostalgia in 2020, earning her a collection of award nominations and wins, including five Brit Awards and one Grammy.

Dua’s best known for her hit singles IDGAF, New Rules, Don’t Start Now and many more. As one of the country’s most exciting female solo acts, her gig is one that you won’t want to miss.

Little Mix, Resorts World Arena, April 21 - 23

As one of the world’s biggest girl groups, Little Mix are heading back on tour with three nights booked in at the Resorts World Arena.

However, you’ll have to be hot off your heels if you want to join them, as tickets are only available for the opening night on Thursday, April 21.

The Confetti Tour is set to be the band’s biggest tour yet, with the girls set to perform tracks from the latest album alongside fan favourites including Black Magic, Love (Sweet Love), Heartbreak Anthem and more.

Since becoming the first group to win the X Factor, Little Mix have reached global stardom, performing to millions of adoring fans across the world.

Don’t miss out on your chance to see The Confetti Tour when it comes to Birmingham. Click here to book your tickets now.

Foals will visit Edinburgh's Usher Hall in 2022. Picture: Getty Images.

Foals, Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 23

2022 is set to be an exciting year for the indie rock band, Foals. As well as releasing new music, the band is heading back on tour, which includes a date at Utilita Arena on Saturday, April 23.

The British band has had huge success since releasing their debut album in 2008, with six of their seven records reaching the top 10 in the Official UK Album Charts.

While their singles have failed to hit the top 10 in the Singles Charts, they’ve gained an army of fans with their catchy songs including My Number, Mountain At My Gates, Exits and In Degrees.

The group last performed a sell-out show in Digbeth Arena in 2019, so this tour will be their first gig in the city in two years. Click here to book your tickets now.

Shawn Mendes, Resorts World Arena, April 27

At just 23, Shawn Mendes is one of the biggest solo artists in the world, with millions of adoring fans streaming his music.

Following on from his huge world tour Shawn Mendes: The Tour, which had a sold-out run at Utilita Arena Birmingham in 2019 and was also turned into a Netflix docufilm, Shawn is heading back on the road for 2022.

The UK leg of his tour kicks off in London, before heading to Birmingham, Glasglow and Sheffield, before coming to a close in Manchester.

Shawn released his fourth album, Wonder in 2020, a follow-up to his hugely successful self-titled third album. The Canadian shot to fame after posting cover songs on the social media platform, Vine.

He’s since scored two UK No.1 Singles and seven UK Top 10’s, as well as collaborating with names including Khalid and fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber.

André Rieu, Resorts World Arena, April 30 - May 1

Joined by the stunning Johann Strauss Orchestra, André Rieu is returning to Birmingham for three nights in 2022.

The famous Dutch Violinist, who’s known to many as the King of the Waltz, will be performing at Resorts World Arena from Saturday, April 30 until Sunday, May 1.

Having released countless albums over the years, André has conducted his way into the top 10 of the UK Album Charts on more than one occasion.

Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie. Photo: Jane Barlow.

Blondie, Utilita Arena Birmingham, May 7

Debbie Harrie and co are heading back on a huge tour which includes 10 dates in the UK next May.

One of the most iconic bands to emerge from America’s punk scene, Blondie will be performing at the Utilita Arena as part of their UK tour on Saturday, May 7.

After releasing the Plastic Letters album in 1978, Blondie became the band that had everyone talking, with a career that’s included six UK No.1 singles and two UK No.1 albums.

With a catalogue of tracks, this latest tour will see the whole band back together to perform a set-list packed with fan favourites.

Tickets to Blondie at Utilita Arena are available here

Martin Kemp, O2 Academy, May 7

Martin Kemp is stepping behind the decks in May to bring an ultimate 80s DJ set to venues across the country.

The former Spandau Ballet star will perform O2 Academy 2 on Saturday, May 7, as part of his Ultimate Back To The 80s DJ Set tour.

An unmissable evening for fans of 80s hits, the tour kicks off in Chester on November 18, before visiting Southampton and then Birmingham.

Gregory Porter, Resorts World Arena, May 11

American singer-songwriter Gregory Porter has gone from performing at bars and clubs in the streets of New York to travelling the world with his soulful voice, making him one of the most notable jazz singers in recent years.

Having made his debut appearance in the UK on Later... With Jools Holland, Gregory has become a favourite in the UK Official Album Charts, with all four of his albums reaching the top 10.

An absolute must-see if jazz music is your thing, Gregory is bringing his latest tour to Resorts World Arena on Wednesday, May 11. You can book tickets by clicking here.

Veteran Bryan Adams is not to be missed at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena in 2022.

Bryan Adams, Utilita Arena Birmingham, May 14

With a voice that’s filled homes across the world for more than three decades, Bryan Adams has dominated the music industry with his iconic rock songs.

Now, the Grammy Award-winner has a new world tour coming up in 2022, which includes a date at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena on Saturday, May 14.

Having sold more than 65m albums, Bryan Adams has crafted a legendary career for himself, that will soon see him release his 15th studio album, So Happy It Hurts.

Bryan Adams released his debut album in 1985, and went on to produce a collection of chart-topping hits including Summer of 69’, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You and Please Forgive Me.

Years & Years, Resorts World Arena, May 21

Brit Award-winners Years & Years are heading out on another UK arena tour next May, which will see Olly Alexander perform at Resorts World Arena on Saturday, May 21 in support of the band’s upcoming album, Night Call.

Having performed at Glastonbury, Isle of Wight Festival and more, Years & Years released their No.1 debut album Communion in 2015, which was followed up three years down the line with Palo Santo.

Known for their catching pop songs including King, Desire and Shine, Years & Years have produced powerful lyrics penned by frontman, Olly Alexander, often focusing on the challenges of relationships and sexuality.

Kicking off in Brighton, The Night Call Tour will also visit Bournemouth, London, Dublin, Manchester and Glasgow. Click here to book tickets now.

Celine Dion

Celine Dion, Utilita Arena Birmingham, May 25 - 26

Having won the Eurovision Song Contest back in the 80s, French-Canadian singer, Celine Dion has gone on to become one of the most successful female solo artists.

Despite having to postpone her European tour dates due to the pandemic, Celine has got new dates in the diary for her UK fans, which will see the My Heart Will Go On star perform two nights at Birmingham’s Utilita Arean on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 May.

Having performed to millions of people across the world, included residences in Las Vegas, this latest tour is sure to be an unmissable show for any Celine Dion fans.

You can get your tickets to Celine Dion at Utilita Arena here

Pet Shop Boys, Resorts World Arena, May 28

With a career spanning over 30 years, electronic duo Pet Shop Boys have established a hugely successful career in the music industry when they burst onto the scene with their smash-hit number one single, West End Girls.

Now, the duo is embarking on a huge tour that includes eight dates in England. They’ll perform at Resorts World Arena as a part of their Greatest Hits tour on Saturday, May 28.

Since making their debut in 1985, Pet Shop Boys have celebrated four No.1 singles and a No.1 album thanks to their unique sound that is synonymous with the 80s.

Pet Shop Boys

A-ha, Utilita Arena Birmingham, May 28

Speaking of the 80s, A-ha are also hitting the road to play their debut album, Hunting High And Low, to their fans across the UK.

Released in 1985, Hunting High and Low feature’s one of the band’s most iconic single, Take On Me, which peaked at No.2 in the UK Official Singles Charts.

Since its release, the video for Take On Me took six months to complete and has been streamed more than one billion times on YouTube. It’s one of the most memorable music videos of all time, as it blends pencil sketches alongside stop-motion to create something truly iconic.

A-ha will perform their debut album in full at Utilita Arena Birmingham Saturday, May 28. Click here to get tickets.

The Script, Utilita Arena Birmingham, June 3

Hailing from Dublin, The Script have charmed millions of fans since they released their debut self-titled album in 2008.

Thirteen years, seven chart-topping albums and a UK No.1 single later, The Script have announced a Greatest Hits tour that will bring them to Utilita Arena Birmingham on Friday, June 3.

Since releasing We Cry, The Script have paved their way to become one of Ireland’s most successful bands, with a host of hit singles including The Man Who Can’t Be Move, Rain, Hall Of Fame, Superheros - the list goes on.

Alicia Keys, Utilita Arena Birmingham, June 9

Yet another rescheduled tour is from American singer, Alicia Keys.

Trained as a classic pianist, Alicia Keys was spotted for her sheer talent at a very young age, singing to Columbia Records at just 15.

With nine studio albums under her belt, Keys has established herself as a truly gifted performer, with her singles including Fallin’ and Girl On Fire showcasing her very best work.

She’ll bring her latest tour, Alicia, to Utilita Arena Birmingham on Thursday, June 9. Tickets are available by clicking here.

Adam Lambert and Brian May perform onstage during the 2019 Global Citizen Festival: Power The Movement (Picture: Getty Images)

Queen & Adam Lambert, Utilita Arena Birmingham, June 11 - 12

Adam Lambert and Queen have become somewhat of an unstoppable team over the last few years. Despite the pandemic raining on their parade, they’re still ready and raring to bring their latest tour to Birmingham next June.

Dubbed as ‘loud, fun and unforgettable’, Queen and Adam Lambert will perform some of the band’s greatest hits together at Utilita Arena Birmingham on the weekend of June 11 and 12.

Kings of Leon, Resorts World Arena, June 13

Heading back to Birmingham for the first time in five years, American rockers Kings of Leon have a 10-date UK tour lined up for 2022.

Kicking off at Resorts World Arena on Monday, June 13, the tour will take Caleb, Nathan, Jared and Matthew to Leeds, Belfast, Newcastle, Glasgow, Newcastle and London, before coming to a close in Manchester.

The tour comes in support of the band’s upcoming album, When Your See Yourself, which is their first record since WALLS in 2016.

Having headlined Reading and Leeds and V Festival, Kings of Leon are best known for their singles Molly’s Chambers, Sex On Fire, Use Somebody and Supersoaker.

Billie Eilish stands next to James Bonds Aston Martin car at the No Time To Die World Premiere last month. Photo credit: Tim P. Whitby.

Billie Eilish, Utilita Arena Birmingham, June 15

Billie Eilish is taking the world by storm one step at a time.

At just 19, she’s recorded a No.1 James Bond song, won an impressive collection of prestigious awards, including two BRITs for Best Female International Artist and four Grammy Awards, and most recently become the youngest person set to headline Glastonbury.

Known for her hit singles Bad Guy, Everything I Wanted and Bury a Friend, 2022 will see Billie perform at arenas across the UK, with a date at Utilita Arena Birmingham on Wednesday, June 15 to support her latest album, Happier Than Ever.

She released her debut album Don’t Smile At Me in 2018, which was swiftly followed by the critically acclaimed When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go in 2019.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Resorts World Arena, June 26

Oh, what a night! The mighty Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons are returning to Birmingham next June for a very special evening with the original Jersey Boys.

Their first tour since 2018, which saw them play to a whopping 14,000 people, the original line-up will take to the stage of Resorts World Arena on Sunday, June 26.

Made even more famous by the smash-hit musical, Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons have a collection of toe-tapping singles including December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, Sherry and Walk Like a Man.

Andrea Bocelli, Utilita Arena Birmingham, September 24

As the world’s most adored tenor, Andrea Bocelli is preparing to deliver what is sure to be a stunning night of music when he returns to Birmingham in 2022.

His voice is one of the most iconic in modern opera, Andrea has been nominated for three Grammys and one Emmy Award, and won six Classic BRIT Awards.

He’ll bring his latest tour to the Utilita Arena Birmingham on Saturday, September 14. Click here to get your tickets.

Andrea Bocelli

Swedish House Mafia, Utilita Arena Birmingham, October 8

House supergroup Swedish House Mafia have announced a brand new tour that’s heading to the UK in October.

Known for their singles including One (Your Name), Don’t You Worry Child and Miami 2 Ibiza, they’ve collaborated with some of the biggest names in music including Pharrell Williams and The Weeknd.

Get your tickets to Swedish House Mafia at Utilita Arena here

The Feeling, Symphony Hall, October 29

The Feeling are well known for producing ultimate feel-good music. Ever since they released their stunning debut album, Twelve Stops Then Home, they’ve gone on to produce some truly delightful songs that have gone on to win them a prestigious Ivor Novello Award.

As well as preparing to release their sixth studio album, the band was also heavily involved in the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, composed by Dan Gillespie Sells, frontman of The Feeling.

They’ll perform some of their most iconic songs, including Fill My Little World and I Love It When You Call alongside new material and tracks from the Jamie soundtrack when they head to Symphony Hall on Saturday, October 29.

Westlife announce UK tour - where they’re playing, and ticket details

Westlife, Utilita Arena Birmingham, December 3

After their record-breaking reunion tour in 2019, Westlife have announced that they’re heading back on a UK arena tour in December 2022.

The Wildest Dreams Tour will see Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian perform some of their greatest pop hits including Uptown Girl, Flying Without Wings, World of Our Own and Swear It Again.

The 37-date tour, which includes two nights at Wembley Stadium, will arrive at Utilita Arena Birmingham for one night on Saturday, December 3.

Rod Stewart, Utilita Arena Birmingham, December 9

Sir Rod Stewart is heading out on tour once again in support of his 31st studio album.

The Tears of Hercules is the follow-up record to 2019’s You’re In My Heart, which shot straight to the top of the UK album charts.

Sir Rod’s 14-date tour will open at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, with nights in London, Glasgow and Liverpool, before heading to Birmingham on Friday, December 9.

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