After a few years of shows being cancelled and rescheduled next year promises to see arenas busy every day. 

Leeds First Direct arena has a lot to offer in 2022, from Simply Red, Snoop Dog, and Stromzy, there's something for everyone.

There is plenty to choose from, so if you need something to look forward to in 2022, then we've got the artists for you. 

To make sure you know who's coming and what you want to get tickets to we've listed them all for you by month.


Strictly Come Dancing Live 2022 on January 25 and 26. Tickets via TicketMaster. 


Simply Red. February 9. Tickets via TicketMaster

James Blunt. February 11. Tickets via TicketMaster

LOL Suprise! LIVE. February 19. Tickets via TicketMaster

Dave- We're all alone in this together. February 26. Tickets via TicketMaster


The Wanted. March 5. Tickets via TicketMaster

Stormzy. March 16. Tickets via TicketMaster

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now. March 18. Tickets via TicketMaster

Sabaton. March 19. Tickets via TicketMaster

Stereophonics. March 23. Tickets via TicketMaster

Planet Earth II. March 24. Tickets via TicketMaster


Royal Blood. April 1. Tickets via TicketMaster

Europe's Strongest Man 2022. April 2. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds. April 3. Tickets via TickerMaster.

Evanescence & Within Temptation. April 4. Tickets via TicketMaster

2022 Cazoo Premier League Darts. April 7. Tickets via TicketMaster

Simple Minds, April 9. Tickets via TicketMaster

The Masked Singer Live UK Tour 2022. April 13. Tickets via Ticketmaster

The Wombats. April 14. Tickets via TicketMaster.

5 Seconds of Summer. April 15. Tickets via TicketMaster

The War on Drugs. April 16. Tickets via TicketMaster

Sean Paul. April 17. Tickets via TicketMaster

Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour. April 18. Tickets via TicketMaster

Andre Rieu. April 21. Tickets via TicketMaster

Craig David. April 22. Tickets via TicketMaster

Little Mix. April 30. Tickets via TicketMaster


Architects. May 2. Tickets via TicketsMaster

Blondie with special guest Johnny Marr - Against The Odds. May 4. Tickets via TicketMaster

Gregory Porter. May 7. Tickets via TicketMaster

Anne-Marie, May 9. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Jeff Dunham. May 15. Tickets via TicketMaster

The Script. May 20. Tickets via TicketMaster

Thunder + Ugly Kid Joe. May 22. Tickets via TicketMaster

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals Tour 2022. May 24. Tickets via TicketMaster

David Gray the White Ladder 20th Anniversary Tour. May 25. Tickets via TicketMaster

Erasure. May 26. Tickets via TicketMaster

Magic Mike The Arena Tour. May 27. Tickets via TicketMaster

'Stratagem' with Alan Partridge Live. May 28 & 29. Tickets via TicketMaster



Alice Cooper and The Cult. June 1. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Kings of Leon. June 14. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Diana Ross - UK Thank You Tour 2022, June 15. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Billy Idol & the Go-Go's. June 21, Tickets via TicketMaster.

George Benson. June 22. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Alanis Morissette. June 24. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Barry Manilow. June 25. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Gladys Knight. June 26. Tickets via TicketMaster.




Paw Patrol: Race to The Rescue. August 10. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Diljit Dosanjh - The G.O.A.T Tour. August 26. Tickets via TicketMaster.


Snoop Dogg - I Wanna Thank Me Tour. September 2. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Professor Brian Cox Horizons: a 21st Century Space Odyssey. September 10. Tickets via TicketMaster

Joe Lycett: More, More, More! September 14.  Tickets via TicketMaster.

Queen Machine Symphonic featuring Kerry Ellis. September 17. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Blue - Heart & Soul Tour - 20th Anniversary. September 18. Tickets via TicketMaster.


The Four Tops and Temptations. October 1. Tickets via TicketMaster.

James Taylor. October 8. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Jason Manford - Like Me. October 14. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Bon Iver. October 19. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Deep Purple. October 23. Tickets via TicketMaster.


Westlife - The Wild Dreams Tour. November 22. Tickets via TicketMaster.

Status Quo. November 28. Tickets via TicketMaster.


The Cure. December 6. Tickets via TicketMaster

Rod Stewart. December 13. Tickets via TicketMaster