Discover the hottest AO Arena events in Manchester this year. Plus, how to secure VIP tickets.
Last Updated: 14/07/23 at 17:00
2023 is shaping up to be a busy year for Manchester's music scene, with a string of incredible music acts set to descend on AO Arena in the coming months.
Keep reading to discover the top concerts at AO Arena this year, and find out how to secure the best seats in the house with official VIP tickets at Seat Unique.Register your interest for in AO Arena Manchester concerts
Who is playing at AO Arena Manchester 2023?
Tour Info: Busted have announced that they will be hitting the road in 2023 on a massive UK tour in celebration of their twenty-year anniversary.
When?: The band will take to the stage at the AO Arena in Manchester on the 24th of September 2023 for a night of 2000s pop classics.
How much are VIP tickets?: Prices for VIP Tickets to watch Busted perform at AO Arena in Manchester will start from just £59 per person +VAT.Register your interest for Busted VIP Tickets
Tour Info: Following the release of their 9th studio album, 'Will Of The People', Muse have confirmed that they will be returning to UK stages sooner than expected.
When?: The band will perform at the AO Arena in Manchester on the 28th September 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: Prices for VIP Tickets to watch Muse perform at AO Arena in Manchester will start from just £139 per person +VAT.Register your interest for Muse VIP Tickets
The Chemical Brothers
Tour Info: The Chemical Brothers, and electronic music superstars, will be reuniting for their tour titled 'No Geography' this year.
When?: The duo will be performing at AO Arena on 27th October, 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: VIP tickets for The Chemical Brothers' Manchester show start at £79 +VAT per person at Seat Unique.Register your interest for Chemical Brothers VIP Tickets
5 Seconds of Summer
Tour Info: Aussie rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will be heading out on their 'The 5 Seconds of Summer Show' world tour in 2023, hitting stages across North America, South America and Europe.
When?: The 'She Looks So Perfect' singers will be hitting the stage at AO Arena in Manchester on the 4th of October 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: You can see 5 Seconds of Summer perform from the best seats in the house at AO Arena from just £55 per person +VAT. VIP tickets for 5SOS's AO Arena tour dates are on sale now, secure yours today!Register your interest for 5 Seconds of Summer VIP Tickets
Jurassic Park in Concert
Tour Info: For the 30th anniversary of the iconic film's release, The Jurassic Park in Concert Tour is hitting UK arenas for an immersive experience that brings the iconic film to life through a live symphony orchestra performance.
When?: This ferocious concert experience will stop off at the AO Arena in Manchester on the 18th of October 2023.
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Tour info: Following a short break from the spotlight, J Hus has announced his UK solo headline tour in 2023. The tour comes after J Hus' long awaited album release 'Beautiful and Brutal Yard'.
When?: The acclaimed British rapper will be performing at Manchester's AO Arena on the 1st of November 2023.
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Tour Info: X-Factor stars JLS will be reuniting in 2023 for a greatest hits tour. Expect to hear tracks such as 'One Shot' and 'Eyes Wide Shut'!
When?: The four-man group will be performing at AO Arena on 2nd November 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: Secure your place with JLS at Manchester from just £75 +VAT pp.Register your interest in JLS VIP Tickets
Queens Of The Stone Age
Tour Info: The Queens of the Stone Age rock band have announced they are embarking on a UK and European tour. The End if Nero Tour is a celebration of QOSTA's album In Times New Roman.
When?: The iconic rock band will be performing at the AO Arena Manchester on the 14th November 2023.
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Tour Info: The Prodigy have announced details of a 2023 UK tour. The Rave rock legends have announced the ‘Army Of The Ants’ tour will be coming to Manchester as part of their UK tour.
When?: The group will perform at Manchester's AO Arena on the 17th of November 2023
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Greta Van Fleet
Tour Info: American rockers Greta Van Fleet have officially announced that they will hit the road on their ‘Starcatcher World Tour’ in 2023, including a massive date at AO Arena in Manchester.
When?: The ‘When The Curtain Falls’ singers will take to the stage in Manchester on the 19th of November, 2023.
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Tour Info: American rapper Playboi Carti has officially announced that he will be coming to the UK this autumn for his ‘Antagonist Tour’, including a huge concert date at AO Arena in Manchester.
When?: The ‘Magonila’ hitmaker will take to the stage in Manchester on the 21st of November 2023.
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Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics
Tour Info: DJ and dance music legend Pete Tong will be returning to the decks at AO Arena again in November 2023 with Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra to bring you the best of Ibiza classics.
When?: Pete Tong will stop off at AO Arena on 24th November 2023 for a night of dance classics!
How much are VIP tickets?: Book VIP tickets for Pete Tong's Ibiza Classics show at AO Arena from £110 +VAT pp.Register your interest in Pete Tong VIP tickets
What?: 50 Cent is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' with a brand new tour, coming to the UK this November.
When?: The tour will come to Manchester's AO Arena on 10th November 2023.
How to get VIP tickets: VIP ticket packages are available to purchase now.Register your interest in 50 Cent Manchester VIP tickets
Tour info: American rap icon, Ice Cube, will be performing at Manchester's AO Arena for his highly anticipated UK tour.
When?: The tour will be venture to Manchester on 7th December 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: You can see Ice Cube and special guests perform at AO Arena in Manchester from the best seats in the house from just £99 +VAT pp.Register your interest in Ice Cube VIP tickets
Tour Info: Acclaimed Italian rock band Måneskin has announced that they will hit the road on their highly anticipated ‘RUSH!’ World Tour in 2023.
When?: The band will be hitting the stage at AO Arena in Manchester on the 19th of December, 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: You can see Måneskin perform at AO Arena in Manchester from the best seats in the house from just £69 +VAT pp.Register your interest in Måneskin VIP Tickets
Elf The Musical
Tour Info: Elf The Musical is hitting the stage at Arenas across the UK at the end of 2023 for a whole load of festive fun to celebrate the holiday season.
When?: The magical show is coming to the AO Arena in Manchester on December 23rd and 24th to spread two nights of Christmas cheer.
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Tour Info: London ska band Madness will be going on a new tour towards the end of 2023, named the 'cest la vie 2023 tour'.
When?: The tour will be coming to the AO Arena in Manchester on 9th December.
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Other events at AO Arena in 2023 & 2024
Tour Info: Comedy legend Peter Kay will be heading to Manchester for a number of nights as part of his 'Better Late Than Never' tour.
When?: Kay will be putting on his show full of laughter at AO Arena on 22nd and 23rd September 2023.
How much are VIP tickets?: Get your VIP tickets for Peter Kay at AO Arena from £149 +VAT pp.Register your interest in Peter Kay VIP tickets
Tour Info: Jack Whitehall will be heading out on his 'Settle Down' tour this year, and promises to deliver his most personal performances yet.
When?: Whitehall will perform at AO Arena on 24th June.
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AO Arena Events Happening in 2024
Tour Info: Depeche Mode are embarking on the road once again to promote their 15th and latest album, 'Memento Mori'.
When?: Depeche Mode will be performing as a duo at the AO Arena on 29th January 2024.
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Don't miss the chance to catch the renowned '80s pop legend, Rick Astley, as he embarks on his highly anticipated 'Are We There Yet?' UK tour in 2024. Experience an unforgettable evening on March 2nd, 2024, at Birmingham Resorts World Arena, where Astley will grace the stage.
Join in the celebration of his latest album, 'Are We There Yet?', and witness his mesmerising performances of both fresh tracks and timeless classics, all from the prime vantage point of the finest seats in the venue.
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Tour Info: Scottish singer Marti Pellow, formerly of Wet Wet Wet, will be bringing the group's entire 'Popped In Souled Out' album on tour.
When?: The tour is scheduled for March 2024, with the show at the AO Arena in Manchester on 17th March 2024.
How much are VIP tickets?: VIP tickets and hospitality packages will start from £69 + VAT pp. Tickets will be available to purchase from Friday 31st March 2023 at 9am.Register your interest in Marti Pellow VIP tickets
Tour Info: Beloved comedian Michael McIntyre will be completing his first tour in three years.
When?: You have a little while to wait before laughing along with Michael, as he won't be visiting AO Arena until 22nd and 23rd March 2024.
How much are VIP tickets?: Give yourself something to look forward to by securing VIP tickets to Michael McIntyre in Manchester from just £65 +VAT pp.Register your interest in Michael McIntyre VIP tickets
Tour info: Award-winning German composer Hans Zimmer will be taking his catalogue of iconic music and soundtracks to the UK with two tours in 2023 and 2024.
How much are VIP tickets?: Ticket prices for either 2023 or 2024 are not confirmed. To find out how to get tickets, enquire now. Tickets for the 2024 tour are available to purchase now. Enquire to get yours in Manchester!Register your interest in Hans Zimmer VIP tickets
Pop sensation Anne-Marie has recently announced an extensive UK and European tour for autumn 2023. The Essex-born singer-songwriter will be hitting the road in November, in celebration of the release of her third studio album 'Unhealthy'.
Anne-Marie will visit Cardiff, Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester and London on her upcoming tour. Don't miss your chance to see the 'Ciao Adios' singer will grace the stage at AO Arena on the 26th of November.
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