Stereophonics at Newcastle's Utilita Arena: Set times, setlist news as well as support slots and how to get tickets

The Welsh rockers are making a return to the North East this week, and here’s all you need to know about the gig.

Stereophonics at Newcastle's Utilita Arena: Set times, setlist news as well as support slots and how to get tickets. (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images)
Stereophonics at Newcastle's Utilita Arena: Set times, setlist news as well as support slots and how to get tickets. (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images)

Almost exactly two years after they played Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, Stereophonics are heading back to Newcastle’s largest music venue this week as part of their tour to promote new album ‘Oochya!’

The Welsh guitar band last played the Arena on March 9 2020, a matter of weeks before lockdown measures were introduced across the UK.

They will hit the North East on Thursday March 24.

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    Oochya! is the band’s 12th studio album and was released on March 4, hitting the number one spot in the album charts upon release. It is the eighth number one album from the band who formed in 1992.

    Who will be supporting Stereophonics on their UK tour?

    The night at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena will open with a set from KT Tunstall. The Scottish singer-songwriter is best known for her 2005 single Suddenly I see and released her last full length album, Wax, in 2018.

    What are the set times for Stereophonics’ concert in Newcastle?

    It has been confirmed by the venue that doors for the gig will open at 6:30pm while the opening nights of the tour have seen KT Tunstall take the stage at 7:30pm and Stereophonics start their set at around 8:45pm.

    Are tickets still available for Stereophonics in Newcastle?

    Anyone still wanting to attend the gig is in luck as tickets remain available throughout the arena.

    Seated tickets are priced at both £55.15 and £66.40 depending on the block while standing tickets can be picked up for £55.15.

    Official ticket trading app Twickets also has tickets available for sale.

    Where to park at 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.

    What songs are Stereophonics playing on their UK tour?

    The Newcastle gig will be the band’s fifth night of the tour, so fans will have a rough idea of what to expect from the setlist.

    Based on the opening nights of the tour, fans can expect something similar to the following:

    Do Ya Feel My Love

    C’est La Vie

    I Wanna Get Lost With You

    Hanging On Your Hinges

    Geronimo

    Superman

    Right Place Right Time

    Fly Like An Eagle

    All I Have Is You

    Leave The Light On

    Show Me How

    Mr Writer

    Traffic

    A Thousand Trees

    Billy Davey’s Daughter

    Maybe Tomorrow

    Running Round My Brain

    Mr and Mrs Smith

    Have a Nice Day

    Just Looking

    Handbags and Gladrags

    The Bartender And The Thief

    Forever

    Make Friends With The Morning

    Dakota