Kings of Leon Manchester 2022: date, possible setlist, support act and how to get tickets for AO Arena gig

The band from Texas wrap up their UK tour in Manchester tonight - here’s all you need to know about the gig

Nashville rockers Kings of Leon are set to wrap up their 2022 UK tour in Manchester, having visited cities across the country.

The band are stalwarts of the indie rock music scene, and released their eight studio album When You See Yourself in 2021.

The date in Manchester brings to an end the tour which started back in the middle of June.

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    Ahead of the tour, here’s what you need to know about how to get tickets, which setlist the band might play, and which band will support them.

    When do Kings of Leon play in Manchester?

    (L-R) Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill, Matthew Followill and Jared Followill of Kings Of Leon attend the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada


    The Manchester tour date will be 5 July and will take place at the AO Arena.

    Where else in the UK are they playing?

    King of Leon have played six dates across the UK, and the Manchester show is set to be the last of these.

    The group started in Birmingham on 13 June and the tour will wrap up in Manchester on 5 July.

    By the time the tour has ended, the band will have performed in the following cities:

    • 13 June 2022 – Birmingham
    • 14 June 2022 – Leeds
    • 28 June 2022 – Glasgow
    • 29 June 2022 – Newcastle
    • 1 July 2022 – London
    • 5 July 2022 – Manchester


    Can I get tickets for the Manchester gig?

    Tickets for the gig at the AO Arena are on sale through Ticketmaster, and are available both first hand and on resale.

    Prices start at £51.75 and tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.

    What is the possible setlist?

    Kings of Leon have already played several shows on their 2022 UK tour, meaning that fans heading to Manchester can get a good idea of which songs they will perform at the AO Arena.

    Plenty of the classics are likely to be played in Manchester, including one of the best sing along indie anthems of the last 20 years, ‘Sex on Fire’


    • When You See Yourself, Are You Far Away
    • The Bandit
    • Slow Night, So Long
    • King of the Rodeo
    • Taper Jean Girl
    • Knocked Up
    • Manhattan
    • Time in Disguise
    • Waste a Moment
    • Radioactive
    • Find Me
    • On Call
    • Pyro
    • Closer
    • Crawl
    • Molly’s Chambers
    • Mary
    • Pickup Truck
    • Arizona
    • Milk
    • Fans
    • Use Somebody


    • Supermarket
    • Back Down South
    • The Bucket
    • Sex on Fire

    Who is the support act?

    Inhaler and The Snuts have joined Kings of Leon on tour this year, with each band playing some shows each.

    Inhaler opened for the band at their Birmingham and will also be the support act in Manchester.


    Whereas The Snuts will be opening for the band in Glasgow, Newcastle and London.

    Who are Kings of Leon?

    Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999. The band consists of brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill with their cousin Matthew Followill.

    Kings of Leon have a huge back catalogue of songs, and have released eight studio albums across a 26 year career, which is still going strong.

    These albums are Youth & Young Manhood (2003), Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004), Because of the Times (2007), Only by the Night (2008), Come Around Sundown (2010), Mechanical Bull (2013), Walls (2016) and When You See Yourself (2021)