Sheffield indie rock superstars Arctic Monkeys will sell out their UK arenas tour when it goes on sale next Friday – but we have tickets to be won for their homecoming, writes Graham Walker.
The steel city’s fab four will play Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday, November 2.
They will be promoting their forthcoming, fifth album, AM, on their eight-date tour and will be supported by young and talented four-piece, The Strypes.
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It’s been a big week for Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders and Nick O’Malley. On Friday they headlined the Glastonbury Festival, as part of a summer tour.
First four albums Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not (2006), Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007), Humbug (2009) and Suck It and See (2011), all hit the number one spot.
They’ve had two number one singles, 2005 debut I Bet You Look Good on The Dancefloor and When The Sun Goes Down. Next album, AM, out September 9, was recorded in California.
Tickets for Sheffield, on sale Friday, July 5, at 9am, are £25 and £35 each, booking fee may apply.
CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS
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