AO Arena: 21 musicians coming to Manchester in 2023

From Shania Twain to Lewis Capaldi – here are some of gigs coming to Manchester’s AO Arena in 2023.

As one of the UK’s major cities, Manchester is a must-stop location for any touring musician – as the 2023 calendar for Manchester’s AO Arena proves.

It looks like it’s going to be a busy year for avid gig-goers this year, with acts from all around the world, performing music of all genres, set to come to play the 21,000 capacity arena. Sadly, there are several farewell tours on the roster, including Ozzy Osbourne, KISS and Elton John, as well as one big reunion from pop-punk heroes Blink-182.

All tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster directly or the AO Arena website. Some of the shows are sold out, but Ticketmaster does have an official resale service.

Here is a selection of acts performing at the arena in 2023.