Arctic Monkeys: what is the 2022 tour setlist? Leeds and Reading Festival dates

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Arctic Monkeys will be headlining the Reading & Leeds Festival this month.

The band have recently embarked on a tour for the first time in three years.

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Alex Turner and Co. have played two shows in Turkey and one in Bulgaria.

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Plans are to play a few more festivals in Eastern Europe before returning to the UK to manage Reading & Leeds.

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But what songs did they play on their comeback?

Here’s everything you need to know:

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What is Arctic Monkey’s 2022 tour setlist?

The Arctic Monkeys celebrated their big comeback on stage on Tuesday (9 August).

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They played the first of two consecutive shows at Zorlu Center PSM in Istanbul, Turkey.

Setlist.fm has confirmed the songs they played on August 9th:

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  • Do I want to know?
  • brian storm
  • grab it
  • Crying Lightning
  • teddy picker
  • Potion Approaching (Live for the first time since 2011)
  • Why did you only call me when you’re high?
  • Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (Extended Introduction)
  • Arabella (War Pig Ending)
  • chimney (other arrangement)
  • Pretty visitors
  • library images
  • Don’t sit down because I moved your chair
  • The afternoon view
  • Do me a favour
  • One Point Perspective
  • One for the street
  • 505
  • cornerstone
  • I bet you look good on the dance floor
  • are you mine

The setlist for the second Turkey show was as follows;

  • Do I want to know?
  • brian storm
  • grab it
  • Crying Lightning
  • teddy picker
  • Don’t sit down because I moved your chair
  • potion is approaching
  • Why did you only call me when you’re high?
  • Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (Extended Introduction)
  • Arabella (War Pig Ending)
  • Pretty visitors
  • chimney (other arrangement)
  • cornerstone
  • The afternoon view
  • Do Me A Favor (with This Charming Man Snippet)
  • One Point Perspective
  • knee socks
  • 505
  • #1 party anthem
  • I bet you look good on the dance floor
  • are you mine
Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner performs (Photo by Santiago Bluguermann/Getty Images)

Arctic Monkeys played the following set at the Port of Burgas in Burgas, Bulgaria on Friday (12th August).

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  • Do I want to know?
  • brian storm
  • grab it
  • Crying Lightning
  • teddy picker
  • Don’t sit down because I moved your chair
  • potion is approaching
  • Why did you only call me when you’re high?
  • Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
  • Arabella
  • Pretty visitors
  • One for the street
  • The afternoon view
  • Do me a favour
  • One Point Perspective
  • knee socks
  • cornerstone
  • 505
  • #1 party anthem
  • I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor (with “Fell In Love With a Girl” Intro)
  • are you mine

When do the Arctic Monkeys play in the UK?

Arctic Monkeys will be headlining the Reading & Leeds Festival this year.

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The band will headline the Reading Festival on Saturday 27th August.

Then, on Sunday 28th August, Arctic Monkeys will pull down the curtain on Leeds Festival by headlining.

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can you get tickets

Weekend tickets for Leeds Festival are sold out and you can get day tickets for Friday and Saturday at the festival.

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Where to watch Arctic Monkeys 2022 and 2023?

The rest of the year the band will play the following tour dates:

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  • 13 August – Summer Fountain Festival, Buftea, Romania
  • August 15 – Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
  • August 16 – Arena Pula, Pula, Croatia
  • August 18 – Výstaviště Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 19-21 August – Lowlands Festival, The Netherlands
  • August 21 – Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
  • August 23 – Zurich Openair, Zurich, Switzerland
  • August 25 – Rock En Seine, Paris, France
  • August 27 – reading festival, reading
  • 28 August – Leeds Festival, Leeds
  • September 1st – Cala Mijas Festival, Malaga, Spain
  • September 2 – Kalorama, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 4 September – Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbally, Ireland
  • September 16 – Life is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas
  • September 18 – Primavera Sound, Los Angeles
  • November 4 – Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • November 5 – Primavera Sound, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • November 8 – Pedreira Paulo Leminski, Curitiba, Brazil
  • November 10 – Kilk Fest, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • November 12 – Primavera Sound, Santiago, Chile
  • November 13 – Primavera Sound, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • November 15 – Arena 1, Lima, Peru
  • November 17 – Coliseo Live, Bogotá, Colombia
  • November 18-20 – Corona Capital Festival, Mexico
  • 28 December – Paradise Lost, Glenworth Valley, NSW
  • December 29 – Falls Festival, Birregurra, VIC
  • 31 December – Falls Festival, Bryon Bay, NSW
  • January 4, 2023 – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, VIC
  • January 5, 2023 – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, VIC
  • 6 January 2023 – Heaps Good Festival, Adelaide, Australia
  • January 7-8, 2023 – Falls Festival, downtown Fremantle, WA
  • January 11, 2023 – Riverstage, Brisbane, Queensland
  • 14 January 2023 – The Domain, Sydney, NSW