Arctic Monkeys announce first UK tour date in over three years

Sheffield rockers the Arctic Monkeys have announced Glasgow festival TRNSMT as their first UK tour date in over three years.

The quartet revealed the news along with a number of European tour dates this morning, and anticipation of a full UK tour, along with new material is already mounting.

The Scottish festival is being held over two weekends, and Alex Turner and company are penned in to play the opening weekend's Sunday as headliners.

Joining the foursome on the Sunday are acts Interpol, Blossoms, Nothing But Thieves, Declan McKenna, Miles Kane and Tom Grennan.

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    The group will also play a number of European tour dates this summer, including Primavera Sound in Barcelona and Hurricane Festival in Scheesel, Germany.

    This will be the group's first gig on UK soil since they played Leeds festival on August 24, 2014.

    Tickets for Sunday 1st July will go on pre-sale at 9am on Tuesday 30th January from TRNSMTfest.com.

    We're pleased to announce our 2018 festival dates. Full information at https://t.co/j1hCeXFZBM pic.twitter.com/0LSBftUUZb

    — Arctic Monkeys (@ArcticMonkeys) January 29, 2018

    Full Arctic Monkeys tour dates

    June 2, 2018Primavera Sound Festival - Barcelona, Spain

    June 8, 2018Best Kept Secret - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands

    June, 14-17, 2018Firefly Festival - Dover, United States

    June 22-24, 2018Southside Festival - Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany

    June 22-24 2018Hurricane Festival - Scheesel, Germany

    July 1, 2018TRNSMT - Glasgow, Scotland

    July 4, 2018Open'er Festival - Gdynia, Poland

    July 6, 2018Rockwave Festival - Athens, Greece

    July 8, 2018Rock Werchter - Werchter, Belgium

    July 12, 2018Nos Alive Festival - Lisbon, Portugal

    July 13, 2018Mad Cool Festival - Madrid, Spain

    August 8, 2018Oya Festival - Oslo, Norway

    August 9-11, 2018Way Out Festival - Gothenburg, Sweden

    August 11, 2018Flow Festival - Helsinki, Finland

    August 14, 2018Sziget Festival - Budapest, Hungary