Pet Shop Boys at Utilita Arena Newcastle: Set times, support acts, set list and how to get tickets

The synthpop legends are heading to the North East, and here’s all you need to know about the show.

It has been two years in the making, but the Pet Shop Boys finally head to Newcastle’s Utilita Arena this week as part of their UK tour.

The Dreamworld tour, in which the synthpop icons initially scheduled for 2020, is being labelled as a tour offering fans the chance to hear the duo’s biggest hits. The UK leg of the tour started in Manchester on May 20 but will play in Newcastle on Friday June 27.

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Who is supporting Pet Shops Boys on their UK tour?

Pet Shop Boys at Utilita Arena Newcastle: Set times, support acts, set list and how to get tickets. (Photo by Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

There is no support for this leg of the tour. This allows the headline act to start earlier and give fans as many hits as possible throughout a two hour headline set.

What are the set times for Pet Shop Boys’ concert in Newcastle?

Doors for the evening will open at 6:00pm with music starting at around 8:00pm and coming to an end at around 10:00pm.

Are tickets still available for Pet Shop Boys in Newcastle?

Tickets remain available throughout the arena for the Friday night show. The gig will be an all-seated affair with four main blocks taking up the arena floor.

Ticketmaster are still offering tickets in the front three blocks of floor seating in addition to a series of permanent seating across the arena.

How can I get to Newcastle’s Utilita Arena?

There are 600 official car parking places to the rear of the arena which can be reached either by Arena Way or Railway Terrace to the east.

If this car park is full, the arena recommends gig goes use the NCP car park next to the Arena, with its entrance on Redheugh Bridge Road.

The usual fee for events is £8.

Other car parks around the arena include Arena Square Car Park on Ord Street and the Times Square Car Park which can be accessed from Railway Street.

The arena is also served well by public transport and is a short walk from Newcastle Central Station and the accompanying Metro stop. It is a 20 minute walk from Monument in the city centre.

What will the Pet Shop Boys Setlist be in Newcastle?

Based on the previous nights of the tour so far, fans can expect something similar to the following.

Suburbia

Can You Forgive Her?

Opportunities (Let’s Make Loads Of Money)

Where The Streets Have No Name (I cant Take My Eyes Of You)

Rent

I Don't Know What You Want but I Can't Give It Any More

So Hard

Left to My Own Devices

Single-Bilingual / Se a vida é (That's the Way Life Is)

Domino Dancing

Monkey Business

New York City Boy

You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk

Jealousy

Love Comes Quickly

Losing My Mind

You Were Always on My Mind

Dreamland

Heart

What Have I Done to Deserve This?

It’s Alright

Vocal

Go West

It’s A Sin

West End Girls

Being Boring