Arctic Monkeys have announced a huge UK and Ireland tour including a Manchester gig at the Emirates Old Trafford.

The 13-date tour opens at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium in May and includes two gigs at London’s Emirates Stadium as well as shows in Dublin, Glasgow and Sheffield.

The tour announcement follows news of Arctic Monkeys‘ forthcoming album The Car, which will be released on 21 October.

The run of shows marks the band’s biggest UK and Ireland tour of their career to date.  The Hives and The Mysterines are set to support Arctic Monkeys on their UK and Ireland tour.

New album The Car is currently available to pre-order from the Arctic Monkeys’ official store.

When do Arctic Monkeys headline at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford?

Arctic Monkeys headline at Emirates Old Trafford on 2 June 2023.  The Manchester gig is one of 13 dates they have announced:
29 May   –   Bristol, Ashton Gate Stadium
31 May   –   Coventry, Building Society Arena
2 June   –   Manchester, Emirates Old Trafford
5 June   –   Middlesbrough, Riverside Stadium
7 June   –   Norwich, Carrow Road Stadium
9 June   –   Sheffield, Hillsborough Park
10 June   –   Sheffield, Hillsborough Park
12 June   –   Swansea, Swansea Stadium
14 June   –   Southampton, Ageas Bowl
16 June   –   London, Emirates Stadium
17 June   –   London, Emirates Stadium
20 June   –   Dublin, Marlay Park
25 June   –   Glasgow, Bellahouston Park

When do tickets go on sale for Arctic Monkeys’ UK and Ireland tour?

Tickets for Arctic Monkeys’ UK and Ireland tour go on sale at 9am on Friday 30 September.  A fan pre-sale opens at 9am on 29 September for those purchasing The Car from the band’s webstore before 3pm on Wednesday 28 September.

image of Arctic Monkeys courtesy Zackery Michael