With only a month until Christmas, the race is on to find the perfect gift for your friends and family.
And for something a little bit different from the usual, why not surprise a loved one with a ticket to an amazing live show, right here in Manchester?
This week, tickets are on sale for a range of acts from Katie Melua’s spring 2023 tour in support of her new album, to popular dance troupe Diversity’s Supernova shows.
Take a look below at the full line-up and all the details you’ll need to get tickets.
Leona Lewis – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
December 11, 2023
On Monday, December 11, 2023, Leona Lewis will be performing at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
The record-breaking global sensation has announced her ‘Christmas, With Love’ tour for winter 2023.
Since winning the X Factor in 2006, Leona has since released five studio albums and sold over 35 million albums worldwide, with her debut album Spirit achieving the status of the best-selling debut album by a female artist in the 21st century.
The tour is set to celebrate her 2013 album – Christmas, With Love – which is best known for its lead single ‘One More Sleep’, an original song which saw Leona break the record for the most Top 5 hits for a British female solo artist.
Tickets to Leona’s ‘Christmas, With Love’ tour are on sale here now.
Katie Melua – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
May 20, 2023
Katie Melua will be wrapping up her 2023 UK tour at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Saturday, May 20, 2023.
Georgian-British singer-songwriter, Katie Melua is heading out on a new tour next year, in celebration of her upcoming new album Love & Money.
Katie will perform her classic hits, including ‘Nine Million Bicycles’ and The Closest Thing To Crazy, plus songs from the new album.
Known as one of Britain’s highest-selling recording artists, Katie Melua’s career began at just 19 years of age, and she has since received over 56 platinum awards across her career.
Tickets for Katie Melua are on sale here now.
Bastille – Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
July 7, 2023
As part of their Bad Blood X tour, Bastille is set to perform at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester on Friday, July 7, 2023.
Pop rock band Bastille released their debut album Bad Blood in 2013, entering the UK charts at #1. The album featured the international hit ‘Pompeii’ and became the biggest-selling digital album of 2013.
This success led the band to win ‘British Breakthrough Act’ at the Brit Awards 2014, as well as receive two Grammy nominations.
In 2023, Bastille will embark on their Bad Blood X shows which will celebrate 10 years since the album’s release and give fans the opportunity to hear the album played live in its entirety.
Tickets for Bastille are available here now.
Diversity – The Lowry, Salford
March 15 and 16, 2023
Dance troupe Diversity will be at The Lowry, Salford, for two nights next March.
After winning the third season of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, Diversity have since marked their way in becoming Britain’s most successful dance group.
Diversity have sold out multiple UK and Irish tours, with countless television and live performances, alongside opening their new Diversity Studios which offers in person and online dance classes.
The troupe have recently announced and added extra dates to their brand new UK and Ireland tour, Supernova, with 74 dates taking place across 40 towns and cities throughout 2023 and 2024.
Tickets to Diversity’s Supernova shows are available here .
Dermot Kennedy – AO Arena, Manchester
April 7, 2023
Dermot Kennedy is set to perform at AO Arena, Manchester on Friday, April 7, 2023.
The Irish singer-songwriter released his album Sonder earlier this month featuring hits such as ‘Better Days’ and ‘Kiss Me’.
To celebrate the album, Dermot recently announced his biggest ever UK tour to date, also entitled Sonder, starting in Glasgow and travelling across the UK before finishing at The O2 in London, performing to over 120,000 fans.
The album has already been deemed to be incredibly successful with track ‘Better Days’ having topped over 100 million Spotify streams.
Tickets for Dermot Kennedy are available here .
Silky – O2 Ritz, Manchester
March 23, 2023
Silky is heading out on his UK tour next year, stopping off at Manchester’s O2 Ritz on Thursday, March 23, 2023.
The London-born rapper has made a name for himself with his impressive catalogue of releases. In 2020, Silky released his most popular track to date, ‘Flight Mode’, featuring Tom Zanetti, which has surpassed 28 million Spotify streams.
Earlier this year, Silky collaborated with Rude Kid, Jaykae and Janice Robinson on the track ‘Essex Girls’.
He also recently dropped a new track, ‘Peaches and Cream’, and is continuing to make waves in the scene as one of the biggest breakthrough voices in UK rap music.
Tickets for Silky are available here now.