Here are all the biggest concerts and tours coming to Australia in 2023

From massive stadium tours to intimate shows, here’s NME’s roundup of concerts set to hit Australian shores throughout 2023

Coldplay announce contest to find opener for Perth concerts

The winning act will also win a $15,000 grant from the WA Government Contemporary Music Fund

Coldplay are being sued by former manager Dave Holmes over contractual dispute

The band and their manager parted ways a year ago after working together for 22 years

Noel Gallagher says he’s not “cut out” to command concerts like Bono or Chris Martin

He also said that Oasis' classic songs are actually bigger than him

Watch Coldplay cover Backstreet Boys’ ‘Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)’

The cover may have been a tribute to Swedish pop masterminds Max Martin and the late Denniz Pop

Coldplay honour Elton John during final concert of farewell tour in Sweden

"We love you so much, happy retirement, and we’re going to miss you so much," frontman Chris Martin told the music icon through a live video message from his own Sweden show

Watch Roger Federer join Coldplay on stage in Zurich

Chris Martin joked that the tennis icon used to be the band's "fifth member"

Watch Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones join Coldplay on stage at Cardiff gig

They performed ‘Dakota’ together, and a choir also joined the band for a rendition of ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’

Coldplay’s eco-friendly tour has reduced their carbon emissions by nearly half

The band describe the new figures as a "good start" but say more work is to be done

Watch Aitch join Coldplay on stage at Manchester Etihad gig

The band also performed a cover of James’ classic ‘Sit Down’