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Live review: 90s Baby POP at AO Arena

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
AO Arena freezes over

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

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

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

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

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

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

Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem

Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths reviews Stratagem with Alan Patridge at AO Arena
Blondie en-Rapture their Manchester audience with a spectacular set

Blondie en-Rapture their Manchester audience with a spectacular set

Blondie bring a whirlwind of greatest hits to Manchester cementing their star status. Sarah Taylor reviews.
Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix

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

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

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.
Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester

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

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
Live Review: Steps and Sophie Ellis-Bextor at AO Arena

Live Review: Steps and Sophie Ellis-Bextor at AO Arena

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Steps and Sophie Ellis-Bextor at AO Arena
Live Review: Kisstory presents The Blast Off! Tour at Manchester Arena

Live Review: Kisstory presents The Blast Off! Tour at Manchester Arena

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Kisstory presents The Blast Off! Tour at Manchester Arena, which featured the likes of Nelly and Shaggy
From ‘Back to Bedlam’ to ‘Bartender’: Has James Blunt changed his sound to appeal to the younger generation?

From ‘Back to Bedlam’ to ‘Bartender’: Has James Blunt changed his sound to appeal to the younger generation?

James Blunt, known for ‘You’re Beautiful’ and hilarious twitter interactions, played to a packed Manchester Arena on Saturday night
Review: Elvis in Concert

Review: Elvis in Concert

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Elvis in Concert, which features the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Elvis’ TCB Band, Priscilla Presley, and Jerry Schilling
Live Review: Cher at Manchester Arena

Live Review: Cher at Manchester Arena

Jay Darcy reviews Cher at the Manchester Arena as part of her farewell Here We Go Again tour
Preview: Marvel Universe LIVE!

Preview: Marvel Universe LIVE!

Marvel Universe LIVE! returns to Manchester Arena with its second show

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