Liam Gallagher’s Definitely Maybe shows at Co-op Live – tickets, stage times, supports and more

To use an LG turn of phrase, it's going to be BIBLICAL.

Danny Jones Danny Jones - 11th June 2024

Alright, it’s the big one this month: Manc music royalty is coming home as the one and only Liam Gallagher is set to descend upon Co-op Live for four nights filled with nothing but tracks from arguably the most iconic album this city has ever produced.

It feels like forever ago that Liam Gallagher announced his Definitely Maybe 30th-anniversary shows and we think it’s fair to say that these will be the biggest gigs the brand-new venue has seen yet, with Manchester and Britpop’s begotten son having packed out the place across all four nights.

He might have joked that he’d play Lidl if the arena wasn’t ready in time but now we’ve sampled the space for ourselves and Co-op Live is well and truly back on track, we can confirm it’s going to be worth the wait and it feels fitting to have the massive Man City fan playing just over the road from the Etihad.

Anyway, enough preamble, you know the deal with these things by now; from support acts, stage times, the setlist and everything in between, here’s all you need to know about Liam Gallagher’s quartet of concerts at Co-op Live here in Manchester.

Tickets (don’t get too excited…)

Sorry guys, if you were expecting to just try and spring for some Liam Gallagher tickets late then you’ve severely underestimated how massive these Co-op Live shows are.


15, 16, 27 and 28 June are pretty much sold out across the bat and went in the blink of an eye, as tends to happen when one of your city’s biggest artists and one of the most famous rockstars on the planet returns home.

However, you can find the odd resale ticket in standing and seated sections if you’re lucky and, most importantly quick, but you’re looking at £102.74 for a seat in the very back, and the few other single spots are accessible ones for those with disabilities.


As always, if you’re absolutely dying to go, keep your eye out on trusted resellers like Twickets and TicketSwap but always do your due diligence and avoid illegal ticket touts full stop – no gig is worth getting stung over.

Support acts for Liam Gallagher’s Definitely Maybe tour

All that being said, if you do manage to get a last-minute ticket somehow, you’ll certainly be getting your money’s worth with not only LG himself but a pair of exciting support acts at very different stages of their musical journeys.

As well as Scouse indie rock veterans Cast offering their services as the main support at all four Manchester shows, Liam’s son Gene and his band Villanelle will be carrying on the Gallagher legacy as the first warm-up act.


Imagine your dad getting you a booking for the biggest indoor entertainment arena in Europe barely a year into your career.

Moreover, people are starting to get very excited about this up-and-coming five-piece who have already played some pretty notable sets alongside the likes of Pastel, Seb Lowe and more, with Happy Mondays icon Rowetta tipping them to be among the “future kings” of Manchester music.

Stage times for Liam Gallagher at Co-op Live

Doors are scheduled to open at 6:30pm on each night of Liam Gallagher’s four-night run with Gallagher Jr. and the Villanelle boys due to kick things off around 7pm.

Tipped for a short but sweet set, you can then expect Cast to take the stage from roughly 7:45pm onwards before the headliner himself is set to walk out around 9pm. Again set times always change but this should give you a decent enough guide.

With a standard 11pm curfew at the venue, you can expect to be heading out the doors at roughly 10:40-10:45pm, leaving you plenty of time to head home.


Setlist (C’mon, You Know…)

Ironically, that one isn’t on the setlist, actually.

You don’t really need us to beat you over the head with this one but in case it was in any doubt, yes, Liam is set to play Definitely Maybe in full, including what he has labelled as some “naughty” B-sides.

  1. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
  2. Columbia
  3. Shakermaker
  4. Up in the Sky
  5. Digsy’s Dinner
  6. Bring It On Down
  7. Cloudburst
  8. I Will Believe
  9. Half the World Away
  10. D’Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?
  11. Fade Away
  12. Lock All the Doors (Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds cover – Oasis demo version)
  13. (It’s Good) To Be Free
  14. Whatever
  15. Cigarettes & Alcohol
  16. Married With Children


  • Supersonic
  • Slide Away
  • Live Forever

If is to be believed (and it usually is) you might also be treated to a rare second encore with a cover of ‘I Am the Walrus’ by The Beatles – aren’t you a lucky lot?

Travel info – how to get there, parking etc.



Now, as for how you’ll get to shows at Co-op Live, luckily it’s right next door to a rather famous big blue stadium and its integrated Metrolink stop.

Head along the light blue or orange lines directly to the Etihad Campus or Ashton-under-Lyne and you can get off the tram literally spitting distance from the arena. You can find the full map HERE.

Trams run frequently on the Ashton-Eccles line to the Etihad stop, with services leaving every six minutes from the city centre and until 01:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.


If you want to take another new and improved arm of Manchester’s public transport system, not only is there a whole host of routes that drop you off close to the venue but there’ll also be a free shuttle bus from the city centre to and from events between 20 April-30 June 2024.


You can find the full list of bus routes HERE, with the one in closest proximity to the venue being the 53 bus which runs from Cheetham Hill through to Higher Crumpsall, Old Trafford and Pendleton, leaving just a two-minute walk to Co-op Live. You also get free Bee Network travel with any valid event ticket.

Getting there by car and parking

If you’re driving, there is limited parking available at the venue but this must be pre-booked ahead of time and there are designated drop-off areas.

The postcode is M11 3DU and you can follow the signs towards the wider Etihad Campus as you get closer; directions to the adjacent drop-off points will also be signposted.

Keep in mind that congestion on the roads close to the stadium is expected to gather around two hours prior to any event, so if you are travelling on the road, these are the suggested times they provide come event day – though estimates will obviously vary:

  • Alan Turing Way (both directions): plan an additional 20 minutes into any journey by road.
  • Hyde Road (eastbound): expect an additional 15 minutes to be added to your journey.
  • Mancunian Way (westbound): plan for an extra 10 minutes of travel time.

There are also three park-and-ride facilities near Co-op Live but be advised that the Velopark and Holt Town stops will be closed post-event to help safely manage crowds:

  • Ashton Moss (Ashton line) – 183 spaces and 12 disabled spaces
  • Ashton West (Ashton line) – 184 spaces and 11 disabled spaces
  • Ladywell (Ashton-Eccles line) – 332 spaces and 22 disabled spaces


Lastly, Co-op Live is only a half-hour stroll from Manchester Piccadilly. Greater Manchester now also offers the option to hire bikes through the Beryl, with riders able to locate, unlock, get to their destination and then safely lock up the boke all through an easy-to-use app.

There are hire points just near the south-west corner of the Etihad Stadium on Ashton New Road. For more information on all travel options, you can check out the enhanced journey planner.

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That should be just about all you need to know ahead of the four Liam Gallagher shows at Co-op Live in Manchester and if you did manage to get a ticket, consider us very jealous.


We might be waiting the rest of our lives for an Oasis reunion but with the younger Gallagher brother now hinting that he wants to do a (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? anniversary tour next year as well, we’ll happily keep coming back for more of this in the meantime.

As you were x

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