Royal Blood Manchester 2022: how to get tickets for AO Arena concert, setlist for UK tour, and support act

The rock duo are heading to Manchester, here’s how you can get tickets.

Rock duo Royal Blood are gearing up to perform at the iconic Manchester AO Arena, as part of their UK tour.

The tour is to support their album ‘Typhoon’, which gave the Brighton boys their third number one album.

The tour is well underway, and the duo are set to head all over the nation before they head to Manchester for one night only.

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    Here’s everything you need to know, including if tickets are still available.

    When are Royal Blood performing in Manchester?

    Royal Blood are headlining just one show in Manchester, performing at the AO Arena on Saturday, April 2.

    The duo are not strangers to performing in Manchester, and have previously performed to a crowd as large as 15,000 in 2017.

    Where else are they performing?

    Their tour is well underway, but still have a few shows to do before landing in Manchester.

    They’re performing in Bournemouth, Birmingham, before they head to Wales to perform in Cardiff, then to Nottingham, London and Leeds before playing at the AO Arena.

    Their full UK tour list:

    • Bournemouth International Centre - March 25
    • Birmingham Utilita Arena - March 26
    • Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 27
    • Nottingham Motorpoint Arena - March 29
    • London O2 Arena - March 30
    • Leeds First Direct Arena - April 1
    • Manchester AO Arena - April 2
    • Glasgow OVO Hydro - April 3

    How do I get tickets to the Manchester performance?

    Tickets are currently on sale via popular ticketing app Ticketmaster.

    Despite the show being on the horizon, there’s plenty of tickets still available on the site, with the lowest priced tickets currently priced at £28.75 each.

    The best seats according to Ticketmaster, which is the section floor standing, will cost £50.83 each.

    What is the set list?

    According to setlist.fm, the Typhoon tour set list looks like:

    • Typhoons 
    • Boilermaker
    • Lights Out
    • Come on Over
    • Trouble’s Coming
    • Hook, Line & Sinker
    • I Only Lie When I Love You
    • Little Monster
    • How Did We Get So Dark?
    • Million and One
    • Limbo
    • Blood Hands
    • Loose Change
    • Figure it Out

    (Encore)

    • All We Have Is Now
    • Ten Tonne Skeleton
    • Out of the Black

    Any news on the support act?

    For their Manchester show, Royal Blood will be supported by Berkshire-based The Amazons.

    The Amazons are a rock band from Reading and in 2017, were named as a ‘band to listen to’ by NME, The Independent and BBC Radio one.

    Who are Royal Blood?

    Royal Blood are a British rock duo, and are made up of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher.

    They initially formed 11 years ago in 2011, and are currently signed to the record label Warner.

    Their rise to selling out shows in London and Manchester has presented its troubles. When the duo started out, they couldn’t secure a gig in Worthing ‘for months’, and just resorted to playing a lot of open-mic nights, in a bid to make a name for themselves.

    The band developed their music in the Bright Electric studios, getting the attention of and signed by Warner/Chappell Music, the same management company of the Arctic Monkeys.

    In 2015, they played the main stage at Reading and Leeds festival 2015 and have previously won Brit Awards, NME Awards and have been nominated for two MTV European Music Awards.