Birmingham concerts for 2023 - the big gigs coming to Utilita Arena, Resorts World Arena, O2 Academy & more

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Some huge names are coming to Birmingham this year to Utilita Arena, Resorts World Arena, O2 Academy, O2 Institute, Symphony Hall and Town Hall

Birmingham has already hosted a number of huge names in 2022 and there is lots more to come in the new year.

The likes of Chris Brown, Yungblud, and Snoop Dogg will be performing in our city in 2023, and there’s much more to come in the next few months.

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From award-winning solo artists to legendary performers and rising stars you can take your pick from the best coming to O2 Academy, O2 Institute, Resorts World Arena, Utilita Area, Symphony Hall and Birmingham Town Hall throughout the year.

In addition, Symphony Hall has just launched a new cafe called B:Eats where you can enjoy live music for free thorughout the summer. More details here.

Don’t miss out on these incredible gigs - take your pick from the list below and book your tickets now!

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The big concerts coming to Birmingham in 2023 | The Ticket Factory

Here are all the 2023 gigs to look out for:

Sean Paul Luna MADE festival July 30

Regarded as one of Dancehall’s most prolific artists, Sean Paul joins us for a very special open air concert to round off MADE Festival 2023 weekend!

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See the MADE Festival website for latest ticket information.

Pusha T 02 Institute August 7

Grammy nominated rap artist and songwriter Pusha T rose to fame as one half of the group Clipse, formed with his brother No Malice. Pusha T is back with his fourth solo album It’s Almost Dry which features collaborations with the likes of Jay-z and Kid Cudi.

Tickets here.

Busted Utilita Arena September 9

Impossible though it may seem, it’s been twenty years since Busted bounced into the charts with the irrepressible pop-punk energy of their debut single ‘What I Go To School For’. It kickstarted a succession of hits for the trio, including the #1 smashes ‘Crashed The Wedding’, ‘Who’s David’.

They band return for the 20th anniversary tour this year. They will play Brum’s Utilita Arena on September 9. Get tickets for the show, here.

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Shania Twain has announced a Leeds date on her UK Queen of Me tourShania Twain has announced a Leeds date on her UK Queen of Me tour
Shania Twain has announced a Leeds date on her UK Queen of Me tour | Getty Images for American Heart

Shania Twain, Queen of Me Tour, Utilita Arena, September 26, 2023

Shania will embark on the Queen of Me Tour across the UK and Ireland. The tour marks the first time fans will get to see the queen in all of her glory in nearly five years. Shania Twain continues to be one of the world’s most popular artists, with over 100 million global album sales and 330 million streams in the UK alone. Find tickets here.

JLS Utilita Arena October 28

JLS’s 2021 comeback tour proved to be one of the hottest tickets for years, with phenomenal public demand seeing the reunited quartet having to extend their initial 16 show schedule to a 29 date tour of arenas across the UK and Ireland.

Aston Merrygold, JB Gill, Marvin Humes and Oritsé Williams, will bring their catalogue of hits to Brum on October 28. Get tickets for the show, here.

Norah Jones, Symphony Hall - November 4

Jones’ self-described “moody little record” - Come Away With Me - introduced a singular new voice and grew into a global phenomenon, sweeping the 2003 GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Jones has become a nine-time GRAMMY-winner, sold more than 50 million albums, and her songs have been streamed six billion times worldwide. Norah Jones returns to European concert stages this year for her first tour dates on the continent since 2018.

For tickets, check B music’s website.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Kitchen Disco tour in December 2023

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be bringing her Christmas Kitchen Disco show to Birmingham on Thursday, December 14, 2023. It is the last date of the tour, and she will be performing at the Symphony Hall

Tickets to see the Murder On The Dancefloor hitmaker are not yet on sale. They will first be going on presale via Ticketmaster on Tuesday, December 6 at 10am.

Then, they will be going on general sale, also through Ticketmaster on Wednesday, December 7 at 10am.

For more concerts at O2 Institute and O2 Acacemy visit here

For more concerts at Birmingham Town Hall and Symphony Hall visit here .

Sean Paul Luna Springs Digbeth July 30

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