Here's what Arctic Monkeys played on their first UK show of 2023

30 May 2023, 11:32 | Updated: 1 June 2023, 15:00

Arctic Monkeys perform on UK tour

By Jenny Mensah

The Sheffield rockers played an unforgettable set at Bristol's Ashton Gate Stadium. Find out what went down and what was on the setlist.

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Arctic Monkeys have embarked on their UK tour dates this week, kicking things off with a headline show at Bristol's Ashton Gate Stadium on Monday 29th May.

Alex Turner and co played the home of Bristol City and Bristol Bears, with support in The Hives and The Mysterines, delighting fans with an unforgettable setlist of bangers from throughout their career.

Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys kicked off their UK dates in Bristol this week. Picture: GettyPAUL BERGEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

Most surprisingly, the band kicked off proceedings with the first full band performance of Mardy Bum for a decade and their first live outing of the album version in 16 years!

Find out what else Arctic Monkeys played at Ashton Gate Stadium with the full setlist below.

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Arctic Monkeys' setlist at Bristol Ashton Gate Stadium on 29th May 2023:

1. Mardy Bum

2. Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair

3. Brianstorm

4. Snap Out of It

5. Crying Lightning

6. Teddy Picker

7. The View From the Afternoon

8. Four Out of Five

9. Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?

10. Arabella (With Pretty Visitors instrumental interlude)

11. My Propeller (First time live since 2014)

12. Fluorescent Adolescent

13. Suck It and See

14. Do I Wanna Know?

15. There'd Better Be a Mirrorball

16. I Wanna Be Yours

17. 505

18. Body Paint


19. Sculptures of Anything Goes

20. I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor

21. R U Mine?

READ MORE: Why Arctic Monkeys' AM is their most important album

Where else are Arctic Monkeys playing?

  • Wednesday 31st May: Coventry - Building Society Arena
  • Friday 2nd June: Manchester - Emirates Old Trafford
  • Saturday 3rd June: Manchester - Emirates Old Trafford *EXTRA DATE ADDED
  • Monday 5th June: Middlesbrough - Riverside Stadium
  • Wednesday 7th June: Norwich - Carrow Road Stadium
  • Friday 9th June: Sheffield - Hillsborough Park
  • Saturday 10th June: Sheffield - Hillsborough Park
  • Monday 12th June: Swansea - Stadium
  • Wednesday 14th June: Southampton - The Ageas Bowl
  • Friday 16th June: London - Emirates Stadium
  • Saturday 17th June - London Emirates Stadium
  • Sunday 18th June - London Emirates Stadium
  • Tuesday 20th June - Dublin, Marlay Park
  • Friday 23rd June - Glastonbury Festival
  • Sunday 25th June - Glasgow Bellahouston Park

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