Arctic Monkeys UK tour: band plays Carrow Road in Norwich

16:09 September 23, 2022

17:51 September 23, 2022

Norwich will welcome one of the world’s biggest bands next year, following the success of The Killers and Elton John.

Sheffield’s four-piece, Arctic Monkeys, will take the stage at Carrow Road on 7 June 2023, with support from Swedish garage rockers The Hives and up-and-coming Liverpool group The Mysterines.

Arctic Monkeys will play in Norwich next year
– Credit: Zackery Michael

Tickets go on sale on September 30.

There will be a presale on September 28 for those who have pre-ordered the band’s new album The Car, which will be released on October 21 this year.

There will be another presale for fans on September 29.

It comes after the band, fronted by Alex Turner, released “There’d Better Be A Mirrorball,” the album’s first new single.

They recently made their return to performing live for the first time in three years at a number of concerts across Europe and most recently at Reading and Leeds Festival.

The band last played Norwich at the Waterfront on the first date of their first album tour on October 5, 2006.

They also played the city on February 9, 2006, on the LCR as part of the NME Awards Tour.

Thousands of people gathered on Carrow Road for Elton John's performance

Carrow Road in concert mode for Elton John
– Credit: Ben Gibson

During the performance, a sold-out crowd danced to early classics such as ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’, ‘When The Sun Goes Down’ and ‘The View From The Afternoon’.

They were joined on the tour by indie rockers We Are Scientists and Maximo Park.

To date, the group has released six number one albums and two number one singles, as well as winning the 2006 Mercury Prize for their first album. Whatever people say I am, I’m not which was at the time the fastest-selling debut album in British music history.

The band also received Mercury Prize nominations three times before for 2007 Favorite worst nightmare2013’s BEN and their latest album Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino.

It comes after both Elton John and The Killers drew large crowds to the Canary Islands home and received rave reviews.

Recently, EDP readers revealed that they wanted to join Florence and the Machine, Harry Styles and Metallica at Arctic Monkeys at the football stadium.

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