The Libertines are returning to Leeds for a gig at the O2 Academy later this year

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The Libertines are back, and are set to make a triumphant return to Leeds later this year.

It’s been nearly a decade since the London indie legends graced the music world with a full body of fresh material, as their last studio album, Anthems for Doomed Youth, was released all the way back in 2015.

But now, the rockers are gearing up to launch their hotly-anticipated new album, titled All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade, in just a couple of weeks time.

And to celebrate, they’ve announced they’re going on a tour of the UK and Ireland later this year.

Kicking off in the Irish capital of Dublin on 23 September, before stopping off in Belfast the day after, some of the other major UK cities the four-piece band will be taking to the stage at along the way include Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff, and Nottingham.

Liverpool, Sheffield, Manchester and Newcastle are the other Northern locations on the list, with the stand-out being two huge shows at London’s prestigious The Roundhouse on 30 and 31 October.

They’ll be stopping off in Leeds at the O2 Academy on Tuesday 22 October 2024.

The Libertines UK Tour Dates 2024


  • Monday 23 – 3Olympia Theatre Dublin
  • Tuesday 24 – The Telegraph Building Belfast


  • Thursday 3 – O2 Academy Birmingham
  • Fridy 4 – UEA Norwich
  • Saturday 5 – The Corn Exchange Cambridge
  • Monday 7 – Great Hall Cardiff
  • Tuesday 8 – O2 Academy Bristol
  • Friday 18 – Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow
  • Saturday 19 – Mountford Hall Liverpool
  • Monday 21 – Rock City Nottingham
  • Tuesday 22 – O2 Academy Leeds
  • Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 – London Roundhouse


  • Monday 4 – The Octagon Sheffield
  • Tuesday 5 – NX Newcastle
  • Thursday 7 – Albert Hall Manchester
The Libertines.
Image: Supplied

As fans of the band will tell you, The Libertines’ live shows are a “once-seen-never-forgotten” experience.

And with this UK tour, the band are apparently back to, and we quote, “save humanity from holograms, virtual reality, and AI auto-tuned bullsh*t”, so they’re inviting crowds to switch off their mobiles and “come and experience raw analogue euphoria”.

Tickets to see these self-professed “delirious musical chaos-mongers” on their 2024 UK tour officially go on sale this week.

Anyone who heads to The Libertines’ website and pre-orders the band’s fourth studio album, All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade, will be given exclusive pre-sale access to grab tickets from 9am this Wednesday (21 February), all before the rest of the tickets go on general sale this Friday (23 February) – with prices settling at around £37.50 plus booking fees.

Grab yours here.

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