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Fatboy Slim announces TWO huge Manchester dates for 2023 tour

20 years after the historic, era-defining gatherings of the infamous Big Beach Boutique event, Fatboy Slim continues to push the envelope.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 16th September 2022

Fatboy Slim has announced a huge tour for 2023, that will see the superstar DJ kick things off in Newcastle before heading to Manchester for not one but two special headline shows.

As part of the 11-date UK tour, the DJ will play a number of shows across the country, heading to Manchester for two nights on 10 and 11 March 2023.

Taking over Manchester 02 Victoria Warehouse in Trafford, the ‘Y’all Are The Music, We’re Just The DJs’ tour will see Norman Cook take to the decks with a host of floor-filling house music favourites.

Image; Fatboy Slim
Image; Fatboy Slim

Speaking in a statement about the run of new tour dates, Norman Cook said: “Coming out of COVID I have played many different types of shows from arenas to the Gas Tower at Glastonbury and i just find the closer I am to the audience the more I love it… this is what this tour brings.”

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The announcement arrives on the heels of Fatboy Slim’s latest album Right Here, Right Then.

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the infamous Big Beach Boutique event, the album is available in multiple formats and features multiple recordings of the original set, a brand new DJ mix, DVD of the original concert, 48 page 12” book with photos and foreword by Fatboy Slim and more.

20 years after those historic, era-defining gatherings, Fatboy Slim continues to push the envelope and remain one of the most in demand DJ’s and purveyor of quality beats in the world.

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Image; Fatboy Slim
Image; Fatboy Slim

The DJ will play a number of shows in Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham, Cardiff and Bournemouth as part of the 2023 tour, with tickets available on 23 September via Fatboyslim.net 
 
If March 2023 is too long to wait, Fatboy Slim’s All Back To Minehead will kick off its inaugural event at Butlin’s Minehead across the weekend of 18-21 November.

Read more: The best gigs, club nights and event tickets in Manchester this September

With three days of love, dancing and laughter and unusual amounts of fun, there will be DJ sets from Groove Armada, Everything, Idris Elba, Horse Meat Disco, The 2 Bears Rave, Jodie Harsh and Norman himself. 

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UK Headline Tour Dates – March 2023
2nd March – Newcastle O2 City Hall
3rd March – Birmingham O2 Academy
4th March – Birmingham O2 Academy
9th March – Edinburgh O2 Academy
10th March – Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
11th March – Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
15th March – Brighton Centre
17th March – London O2 Academy Brixton
18th March – London O2 Academy Brixton
24th March – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
25th March – Bournemouth International Centre

Feature image – Fatboy Slim