Arctic Monkeys have announced a September UK and Ireland arena tour.
The tour commences at Manchester Arena on Thursday, September 6 and visits London, Birmingham, Sheffield and Dublin before climaxing at Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on September 27. Support will come from The Lemon Twigs.
Last week, the four-piece unveiled details of their upcoming sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, their first LP since 2013’s AM (1,078,787 UK sales - Official Charts). It will be released on Friday, May 11.
The band will play a string of European festival shows, alongside a July headline date at Glasgow's TRNSMT, prior to the September shows, tickets for which go onsale at 9am on Friday, April 13.
Their 2018 UK dates are as follows:
Sunday 1st Glasgow, TRNSMT Festival
Thursday 6th Manchester, Manchester Arena
Friday 7th Manchester, Manchester Arena
Sunday 9th London, The O2
Monday 10th London, The O2
Saturday 15th Birmingham, Arena Birmingham
Tuesday 18th Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
Wednesday 19th Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
Monday 24th Dublin, 3Arena
Thursday 27th Newcastle upon Tyne, Metro Radio Arena
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