Legendary rock band Kings of Leon are soon heading to London, as the continue their world tour.
The tour, named When You See Yourself, is named after their 2021 album with the same name, and it was their first album in six years, since their 2016 album ‘Walls’.
The six year break between album was the biggest time without releasing album in the band’s history, with the longest break prior being between 2010 and 2013.
When are Kings of Leon performing in London?
The band is set to perform two shows in London, performing at the iconic O2 Arena on Friday, 1 July and Saturday 2 July.
Kings of Leon has previously performed in London, taking to the stage in what was then the Carling Academy Brixton in 2008, with the venue now being known as the O2 Academy.
Where else are they performing?
As mentioned, this is a full world tour and included a UK tour.
Before ending the UK leg in Manchester they will travel London, Glasgow and Newcastle.
Their full list of remaining tour dates, including their London shows are:
- 28 June - Glasgow, OVO Hydro
- 29 June - Newcastle, Utilita Arena
- 1 July - London, O2 Arena
- 2 July - London, O2 Arena
- 5 July - Manchester, AO Arena
How do I get tickets for their London shows?
Having the status in music that they do, tickets for both of their shows are classed as ‘low availability’.
The cheapest tickets for their Friday show can be purchased from Ticketmaster and cost £74 each, and are located in section 408, row C.
A lot of tickets are still left for their second and final show in London. The cheapest tickets are once again located in section 408, but this row Q, and cost £52 each.
What is a possible set list?
According to setlist.fm, a possible set list at a Kings of Leon show looks like:
- When You See Yourself, Are You Far Away
- The Bandit
- Slow Night, So Long
- King of the Rodeo
- Taper Jean Girl
- Knocked Up
- Time In Disguise
- Waste a Moment
- Find Me
- On Call
- Molly’s Chambers
- Pickup Truck
- Use Somebody
- Back Down South
- The Bucket
- Sex On Fire
This setlist was made from their show at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on 26 June 2022.
Who are the support acts?
The support acts for their London shows are Inhaler and The Snuts.
Inhaler is a band, and their frontman is Elijah Hewson, whose dad is Bono, the lead singer of U2.
Meanwhile, The Snuts are a Scottish indie rock band formed in 2015, originating from West Lothian, Scotland.
Who are Kings of Leon?
Kings of Leon are a rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.
Current members include Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Matthew Followill.
Caleb, Nathan and Jared are brothers, and Matthew is their cousin.
During their almost 25 years a band, they’ve won a plethora of awards, with their most notable being their four Grammy’s from 12 nominations.
Worldwide, they have sold over 20 million albums, with their best performing album being ‘Only By The Night’ which sold seven million alone.