About The Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, it’s history and legacy.
Situated in the centre of Cardiff, the Motorpoint Arena is easily accessible by car, rail and public transport.
Opened by Dame Shirley Bassey on 10 September 1993 , the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena opened up Wales to the world’s very best artists, musicians and entertainers.
The Cardiff Motorpoint Arena has a capacity for 5,000 people seated and 7,500 people standing. Most shows offer a mix of seats and standing tickets, with some using the balcony areas.
Over the years the number of names appearing at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena is staggering, the list includes Sir Elton John, Sir Tom Jones, Iron Maiden, Lady Gaga, Oasis, Beyonce and Kylie to name a few.
The arena has hosted world class comedy acts from Lee Evans, Michael McIntyre, Peter Kay and sporting events such as Boxing and Premier League Darts.
It’s the home of the hotly contest Welsh Open Snooker Tournament and also hosts trade and industry shows like Wedding Shows and more recently Comic Con.
The Cardiff Motorpoint Arena continues to be a world class stage for some of the finest international musicians whilst also being a launch pad for smaller bands getting their first big taste of arena life.
Initial on sales of tickets are through Ticketmaster and some events are also available through See Tickets. Both sites have long standing relationships with the venue and offer a variety of ticket options for each show.
All links through this site to the ticket sellers will carry a tracking cookie, to show you’ve come to them from this site and we earn a very small commission on that sale. We try to keep up to date with whats coming to the venue, but sometimes we don’t always have the information, if in doubt follow one of the links to Ticketmaster to see all current events taking place at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena.