AO Arena Articles
Disney celebrates 100 years of music and memories with a UK arena tour
Disney 100: The Concert is touring the UK to mark 100 years of The Walt Disney Company, with Strictly star (and Disney super-fan) Janette Manrara as host
Live review: Panic! At The Disco bow out at AO Arena
The band’s final show featured a powerful performance and spectacular staging but was let down by a subpar setlist
Live review: Florence + The Machine at AO Arena
Florence + The Machine brought their Dance Fever Tour to AO Arena for a rescheduled date – and it sure was worth the wait
Live review: 90s Baby POP at AO Arena
90s Baby POP has been touring the UK but the main event took place at Manchester’s AO Arena – with 18 throwback artists that brought cheesy music, naughty moves and an abundance of nostalgia
Manchester Student Fight Night – All you need to know!
One of the most atmospheric student nights of the year, Manchester Student Fight Night is coming to the AO Arena on November 24
Disney on Ice: In conversation with Katrina Lopez
Katrina Lopez talks to The Mancunion about her love of Disney as a child and making other children’s dreams come true
AO Arena freezes over
Disney on Ice presents Dream Big visits AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Cirque du Soleil: In conversation with Roger Hewett
Jessica Hamilton interviews band leader Roger Hewett ahead of Cirque du Soleil: Corteo’s residency at AO Arena
Live Review: Diana Ross at Lytham Festival
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Diana Ross’ farewell UK Thank You Tour (again), which opened the first night of Lytham Festival, with special guest Jack Savoretti and support from Cassidy Janson.
Live Review: Diana Ross at AO Arena
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews the Original Diva, Diana Ross, at AO Arena – where she played as part of her farewell UK Thank You Tour.
Live Review: Ashanti, Trey Songz and Mario (and Aitch) at AO Arena
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Ashanti, Trey Songz and Mario’s ‘The Anniversary Tour’ at AO Arena – which featured a special guest appearance from Manchester’s own Aitch
Live Review: Queen + Adam Lambert at AO Arena
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Queen + Adam Lambert’s The Rhapsody Tour at AO Arena
Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem
Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths reviews Stratagem with Alan Patridge at AO Arena
Denis Coleman and Since September set the stage for Little Mix
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Denis Coleman and Since September at AO Arena, as part of Little Mix’s farewell Confetti Tour
Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy sits down with Denis Coleman, ahead of him opening for Little Mix at AO Arena.
Live Review: Craig David at AO Arena
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Craig David at AO Arena, as part of his Hold That Thought Tour
Live Review: Dua Lipa confirms her star power at a sold-out Manchester Arena show
Bringing some of the catchiest pop tunes of recent years to the Manchester Arena, Dua Lipa proved to be one of the leading pop stars in the music world.
Bastille Live: A-O, A-O at the AO Arena
Even if you only know Bastille from their hit ‘Pompeii’, their new tour would make you dance like never before.
Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester
Stratagem, starring Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, plays at Manchester’s AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Live Review: Hans Zimmer at AO arena
Just a few days before winning an Oscar for his work on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, Hans Zimmer played a three-hour sold-out show at the AO Arena