Diana Ross will play the AO Arena Manchester tonight – everything you need to know

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 14th June 2022

Motown legend Diana Ross will be performing at the AO Arena tonight, fresh off the back of her landmark performance at the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations.

The music icon is visiting Manchester on her UK Thank You Tour on 14 June before heading on to gigs in Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, and London.

She’ll also be taking the headline slot, known as the Legends slot, at Glastonbury Festival.

Diana Ross rose to fame in the 1960s as part of The Supremes, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time.

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They dominated the charts with songs such as Baby LoveStop!In the Name of Love, and You Keep Me Hangin’ On, before Diana launched her solo career and released well-known songs such as I’m Still WaitingTouch Me in the MorningEndless Love, and, of course, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, and the UK number one single Chain Reaction.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of her concert at the AO Arena tonight.


Tickets for Diana Ross

Diana Ross performing at the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Credit: BBC

There’s still quite good availability for the gig tonight at the AO Arena.

Tickets are priced from £85.75 and go all the way up to £436.35 if you want to sit front row, as close as possible to the action.

You can grab yours now at


For hospitality packages at the AO Arena, you can email [email protected] or call 0161 9501069.

Stage times

The Supremes. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Doors for the AO Arena will open at 6pm.

The show is set to start at 7.30pm, though times are always subject to change.

Support act

As things stand, no support act has been announced for Diana Ross at the AO Arena.

That means we’ll have hours of pure Diamond Diana delights, with the star likely to take straight to the stage at around 7.30pm.


The setlist

Manchester is the first night on the Thank You Tour, so we can’t be sure what songs Diana will play yet.

But the below is her setlist from her gig at Cardiff Castle, which gives you an idea.

I’m Coming Out

More Today Than Yesterday (Spiral Starecase cover)

Where Did Our Love Go (The Supremes song)


Baby Love (The Supremes song)

Stop! In the Name of Love (The Supremes song)

You Can’t Hurry Love (The Supremes song)

Love Child (Diana Ross & The Supremes cover)

Chain Reaction


I’m Still Waiting

Upside Down

Love Hangover / Take Me Higher / Ease on Down the Road

Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers cover)

If We Hold on Together


If the World Just Danced

Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) / Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor cover)


Thank You

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