Your Music Event at Ricoh Arena

At the Ricoh Arena in Coventry our stadium bowl has a capacity for 40,500 and has played host to worldwide superstars including Spice Girls, Bon Jovi, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Robbie Williams and the Rolling Stones.

The Ericsson Indoor Arena has a standing capacity of 12,000 and has hosted everything from The Specials, Radio 1 Live Extra, Britain’s Got Talent and Jess Glynne, as well as some of the 80s and 90s most famous acts such as Jason Donovan.

Finally, our more intimate Auditorium has a capacity of 650 seated and 750 standing with its own built in stage and is the perfect turn-key live entertainment venue.

The stadium hosts a variety of gigs and live music events and has played host to some of the world's biggest and most successful artists - including Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Rhianna, Coldplay and the Rolling Stones.

The Ericsson Indoor Arena has enjoyed sell out shows with artists such as Jess Glynn and Stepback to the 80s starring Jason Donovan and Tony Hadley.

You can find us close to all Birmingham transport links





Full Stadium Concerts

Ricoh Arena's track record of hosting World renowned artists is second to none. The Killers and Rammstein are performing to sell out tours in the summer of 2020.

The stadium has a proven track record when it comes to large capacity, full stadium concerts. 

With a seated capacity of 32,500 and a concert capacity of 40,500 we are now a venue of choice for many promoters, when routing tours through the UK.

Spice Girls, Take That, Bon Jovi,  Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Rolling Stones all chose Ricoh Arena as their only West Midlands date for their respective UK tours.

In summer 2009 we hosted three sell-out nights of Take That with their Circus Live tour, with c.150,000 fans passing through the gates, this was closely followed by a  sold out Oasis gig.

Pink, Kings Of Leon, Brian Adams and Robbie Williams have all made the most of our stadium, central location and reach of fans.

The stadium bowl has unparalleled disabled access and is served by bar and food outlets which offer quality, easily accessible refreshments for customers.

Access for production is easily accessible via two main tunnels on to the pitch. A conveniently placed bone yard is located in close proximity to these entrance tunnels and our back of house facilities are able to fulfil and meet all artist and production requirements.

May 2012 saw the Ricoh Arena host Coldplay on their Stadium tour which sold out in 90 minutes.




Concerts in the Ericsson Indoor Arena

From 500 to 12,000 people in the crowd... the Ericsson Indoor Arena is one of the regions most versatile live event spaces.

Hosting major concerts with world class artists including Florence + the Machine, Jess Glynne and Stepback to the 80s starring Jason Donovan and Kym Wilde. 

The Ericsson Indoor Arena is a column free 6,000sqm space, with two ground level vehicle entry doors (one located at the north entrance and one located at the south entrance) providing easy access for unloading and loading of production.

We have our own modular stage which can be broken down for flexibility and the Indoor Arena is self contained with Artist Dressing areas, Bar facilities and not forgetting we have our on-site DoubleTree by Hilton hotel and 2,000 car parking spaces.