Arctic Monkeys announce first UK tour date in over three years
Sheffield rockers the Arctic Monkeys have announced Glasgow festival TRNSMT as their first UK tour date in over three years.
The quartet revealed the news along with a number of European tour dates this morning, and anticipation of a full UK tour, along with new material is already mounting.
The Scottish festival is being held over two weekends, and Alex Turner and company are penned in to play the opening weekend's Sunday as headliners.
Joining the foursome on the Sunday are acts Interpol, Blossoms, Nothing But Thieves, Declan McKenna, Miles Kane and Tom Grennan.
The group will also play a number of European tour dates this summer, including Primavera Sound in Barcelona and Hurricane Festival in Scheesel, Germany.
This will be the group's first gig on UK soil since they played Leeds festival on August 24, 2014.
Tickets for Sunday 1st July will go on pre-sale at 9am on Tuesday 30th January from TRNSMTfest.com.
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Full Arctic Monkeys tour dates
June 2, 2018Primavera Sound Festival - Barcelona, Spain
June 8, 2018Best Kept Secret - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
June, 14-17, 2018Firefly Festival - Dover, United States
June 22-24, 2018Southside Festival - Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany
June 22-24 2018Hurricane Festival - Scheesel, Germany
July 1, 2018TRNSMT - Glasgow, Scotland
July 4, 2018Open'er Festival - Gdynia, Poland
July 6, 2018Rockwave Festival - Athens, Greece
July 8, 2018Rock Werchter - Werchter, Belgium
July 12, 2018Nos Alive Festival - Lisbon, Portugal
July 13, 2018Mad Cool Festival - Madrid, Spain
August 8, 2018Oya Festival - Oslo, Norway
August 9-11, 2018Way Out Festival - Gothenburg, Sweden
August 11, 2018Flow Festival - Helsinki, Finland
August 14, 2018Sziget Festival - Budapest, Hungary