Barry Manilow

Music icon Barry Manilow is coming back to Manchester – as part of a new UK tour announced today.

The American singer-songwriter confirmed news of his new 2020 UK tour – fresh from sold out shows on Broadway and at the BBC Proms in the Park in London this summer.

Barry will start his UK tour in Birmingham on May 28th before heading to Newcastle on the 30th – and will then perform at Manchester Arena on May 31st, with all tickets for the shows going on sale next week.

The new shows are set to celebrate his glittering six decades in music, and the award-winning songs that have defined his career – the likes of Could it Be Magic, Mandy, Can’t Smile Without You and I Write the Songs.

The showbiz legend confirmed the news on his official Twitter account on Friday night.

Barry’s unparalleled career encompasses virtually every area of music, including performing, composing, arranging and producing.

A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, the 76-year-old’s worldwide record sales exceed 85 million, and he is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time with over 50 Top 40 hits including 12 number 1s and 27 Top 10 Hits.

How to get tickets

Tickets for the UK Barry Manilow shows, including the Manchester Arena concert, go on general sale at 9am on Friday September 20th from or

If you’re a member of the Barry Manilow fan club, you will get access to a limited number of tickets from Monday September 16th when a pre-sale begins.  Membership can still be purchased at

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