Following the release of their eighth album Kings of Leon announced a huge tour in September 2021.
The band will be kicking off the UK leg of their tour this month, and will be coming to Newcastle along the way.
So, when will the band be coming to the UK?
Here’s everything you need to know about their upcoming tour.
When are Kings of Leon playing Newcastle?
The band are scheduled to play Newcastle’s Utilita Arena on Wednesday 29 June 2022. Doors are scheduled to open at 6pm.
Can I still get tickets?
Tickets are still available via Ticketmaster on resale. At the time of publishing prices for tickets started from £51.75, not including potential handling and delivery fees.
Where else in the UK are they playing?
Information for the rest of the UK leg of the Kings of Leon tour can be found below. They will be playing the following dates and cities:
- 13 June 2022 – Birmingham
- 14 June 2022 – Leeds
- 28 June 2022 – Glasgow
- 29 June 2022 – Newcastle
- 1 July 2022 – London
- 5 July 2022 – Manchester
What will the setlist be?
This setlist comes from the band’s show on 22 May 2022 in Valle VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico:
- Taper Jean Girl
- Waste a Moment
- The Bucket
- Time In Disguise
- Find Me
- On Call
- King of the Rodeo
- Molly’s Chambers
- Knocked Up
- Use Somebody
- Back Down South
- The Bandit
- Sex On Fire
Who is the support act?
It’s been confirmed that Inhaler and The Snuts will be opening for the band on the UK leg of their tour.
The Snuts will be opening for the band at their shows in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.
Fans who are seeing the band at their Birmingham and Manchester shows will have the chance to see Inhaler as openers.
Who are Kings of Leon?
Kings of Leon are an american band that was formed in 1999 by brothers Caleb, Jared and Nathan Followill with cousin Matthew Followill.
Kings of Leon achieved initial success in the United Kingdom with nine Top 40 singles, two BRIT Awards in 2008.
All three of the band’s albums at the time peaked in the top five of the UK Albums Chart. Their third album, Because of the Times, also reached the number one spot.
The band achieved worldwide success with their album Only by the Night which was released in September 2008. This album spawned some of their most popular songs such as Sex on Fire and Use Somebody.
The album was their first Platinum-selling album in the United States, and was also the best-selling album of 2008 in Australia, being certified platinum nine times
Throughout their career the band have released eight studio albums, one live album, and five EP’s, all of which have spawned over 26 singles.
Their releases have continuously seen great success. Most recently, their eighth studio album, When You See Yourself, was released on March 5, 2021.
The group has received 12 Grammy Award nominations across their career , including four wins.