Download Festival 2024 headliners Queens of the Stone Age to play Manchester’s AO Arena- ticket details

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 The Seattle rockers are dropping in on Manchester on their ‘The End is Nero’ World Tour

American rock band Queens of the Stone Age have had quite the week. Following the start of the European leg of their ‘The End is Nero’ tour, they’ve just been announced as a headliner at Download Festival 2024. 

The tour sees them stop off at cities across the UK, with a Manchester date pencilled in. QOTSA will perform at the AO Arena on November 14, and bring their decades-worth of tracks with them. 

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The band have imprinted themselves on the world of music for years, and caught the attention of fans new and old at last year’s Glastonbury Festival. Their latest album ‘In Times New Roman’ was released earlier this year to plenty of accolades. 

Fresh from being announced as one of the three headliners for Download Festival 2024, QOTSA will bring a varied set list to Manchester. For nearly 30 years, they have sold out shows and festivals around the world. 

How to get last minute tickets to see Queens of the Stone Age in Manchester

Although the gig is coming up fast, you can still get your hands on tickets for the AO Arena gig. Tickets to see the Download 2024 headliners start at around £45 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster. 

Possible Queens of the Stone Age set list for AO Arena

The European dates of ‘The End is Nero’ tour are underway, with QOTSA having already played in Amsterdam and Paris. Below is the set list from the Amsterdam gig on November 4 according to

  • Regular John
  • No One Knows
  • Smooth Sailing
  • My God Is the Sun
  • Emotion Sickness
  • I Sat by the Ocean
  • Time & Place
  • Carnavoyeur
  • The Way You Used to Do
  • Better Living Through Chemistry
  • Sick, Sick, Sick
  • Negative Space
  • Make It Wit Chu (With Rolling Stones tag "Miss You")
  • Little Sister
  • In the Fade (Dedicated to Mark Lanegan)
  • Made to Parade
  • Battery Acid (Tour debut)
  • Paper Machete (Not on setlist, requested by fan)
  • Go With the Flow (Slow intro version)


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