/> Kings of Leon | Metro Radio Arena

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Kings of Leon with special guests Wild Nothings


  • Date: Friday 24th February 2017
  • Doors Open: 7.30pm
  • Pricing: £45.00, £55.00, £65.00

Kings of Leon have announced UK arena tour dates for 2017 – their first UK shows in over two years, including a date at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday 24th February 2017.

The multi-platinum selling band will release their highly anticipated seventh studio album ‘WALLS’ on October 14th (tomorrow) through Columbia Records. The Grammy Award winning group decided to return to their recording roots in Los Angeles and worked with famed producer Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine). The album has received widespread critical acclaim with NME declaring the, ‘Kings are well and truly back’ and Rolling Stone describing the new music as, ‘Kings at their best’.

‘Ready to take over an arena near you next year’ – Sunday Times Culture

Prohibited items include: 
Long chains or spikes of any nature
Weapons of any kind 
Any glass
Professional cameras, ipads, video cameras, audit recorders or drones
Objects that can be deemed to be used as projectiles e.g. glow sticks, balls, frisbees, fireworks
Laser pointers
Entry to the event will be subject to a search, please do not bring large bags. There are no cloak room facilities.

Tickets costing £45.00, £55.00 & £65.00 are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 or in person from the Metro Radio Arena Box Office. 

  • Date: Friday 24th February 2017
  • Doors Open: 7.30pm
  • £45.00, £55.00, £65.00
  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm

    Wild Nothings: 7.30pm - 8.10pm

    Interval: 30 Minutes

    Kings of Leon: 8.40pm - 10.30pm

    Show End: 10.30pm