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The Killers in Manchester 2022: date of Emirates Old Trafford gig, how to get tickets and possible setlist

The Killers round off their UK stadium tour in Manchester

Cult rock band The Killers are currently taking part in a UK wide arena tour which has already seen tem visit stadiums across the country.

In total, the band will visit nine cities, with one of these destinations being Manchester.

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Here’s all you need to know about the gig in Manchester, including ticket information and what the setlist may be.

When are The Killers playing in Manchester?

Brandon Flowers of The Killers performs during the third day of Lollapalooza Chile 2018

The Killers are set to play live at Emirates Old Trafford - home of Lancashire Cricket Club - on Saturday, 11 June.

Where else have they played?

The Manchester date is one of several The Killers are playing during the tour, and in fact it is due to be the final show.

The band started the tour in Doncaster on 24 May and have travelled the length and breadth of the country since.

Below is the full list of tour dates, including the date at Emirates Old Trafford:

May

  • 24 - Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster
  • 26 - Ashton Gate, Bristol
  • 28 - Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry
  • 30 - St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

June

  • 1 - Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
  • 3 - Emirates Stadium, London
  • 4 - Emirates Stadium, London
  • 6 - Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
  • 7 - Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
  • 9 - Carrow Road Stadium, Norwich
  • 11 - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Can I still get tickets?

The only tickets remaining on sale for the gig through Ticketmaster are VIP packages which start at over £200.

Tickets are available through resale website Twickets starting at £57.50, multiple pairs of tickets are still available.

What is the setlist?

As the tour will soon come to an end, The Killers have played a standard setlist at the majority of the dates so far.

The band are set to perform some of their most iconic tunes, including ‘Somebody Told Me’ and ‘Mr Brightside’.

Below is The Killers playlist from the gig in Falkirk on 7 June 2022.

  • My Own Soul’s Warning
  • Enterlude
  • When You Were Young
  • The Way It WasSmile Like You Mean It
  • Shot at the Night
  • Spaceman
  • Somebody Told Me
  • Miss Atomic Bomb
  • Quiet Town
  • For Reasons UnknownA Dustland Fairytale
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)(The Proclaimers cover)
  • My God
  • Runaways
  • Read My Mind
  • Dying Breed(Rut Segue)
  • Caution
  • All These Things That I’ve Done
  • Encore:
  • The Man
  • Human
  • Mr. Brightside(50/50 version)

Is there a support act?

For the Emirates Old Trafford gig, Stockport band Blossoms will be supporting The Killers.

Blossoms have had a superb rise to fame in recent years, and have recently released their third studio album ‘Ribbon Around The Bomb’.

They will perform before The Killers in Manchester.

Who are The Killers?

When it comes to American indie rock, you can’t get much more iconic than The Killers.

Consisting of Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer and Ronnie Vannucci Jr, The Killers were formed in Las Vegas in 2001.

The Killers have pieced together a discography that many bands can only dream of, and their records have produced some of the most iconic rock anthems of the 21st century.

The band have released seven studio albums to date, and these are listed below.

Hot Fuss (2004), Sam’s Town (2006), Day & Age (2008), Battle Born (2012), Wonderful Wonderful (2017), Imploding the Mirage (2020) and Pressure Machine (2021)