George Ezra Birmingham 2022: tickets for Utilita Arena gig, new song Green, Green Grass & full UK tour dates

The presale window for George Ezra’s trip to the West Midlands opens on Friday 29 April.

George Ezra has announced a huge nationwide UK arena tour that will begin in July 2022.

The tour is in support of the musician’s third studio album ‘Gold Rush Kid’ that will hit stores on 10 June.

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The announcement comes partnered with the debut of his new single ‘Green Grass Grass’, the second song from the new album.

Here’s everything you need to know about the tour, and how to get tickets for the Utilita Arena gig.

When is George Ezra playing in Birmingham?

George Ezra is set to visit Birmingham as part of his UK tour when he plays at the city’s Utilita Arena.

The concert is scheduled for Thursday, 22 September.

Where else is George Ezra playing?

George Ezra has outlined plans to visit all of the best arenas across the UK and Ireland during his tour.

Following a groundbreaking headline show at London’s Finsbury Park on 17 July, Ezra is set to play 11 further shows, ending in Sheffield on 2 October.

This is a full list of George Ezra’s nationwide UK arena tour dates:

JULY

  • 17 - Finsbury Park, London

SEPTEMBER

  • 13 - M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 14 - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 16 - The AO Arena, Manchester
  • 20 - Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • 22 - Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • 25 - P&J Arena, Aberdeen
  • 26 - OVO Hydro, Glasgow
  • 28 - SSE Arena, Belfast
  • 29 - 3Arena, Dublin

OCTOBER

  • 1 - Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 2 - Utilita Arena, Sheffield

How do I get tickets to the Liverpool concert and what are the presale details?

At the moment, tickets can only be purchased for his headline London show, though fans will have a little while longer to wait to snag their tickets for his other UK shows.

If you are looking to take advantage of presale, you must first pre-order ‘Gold Rush Kid’ before 3 pm on Tuesday, 26 April.

The tickets will then be made available for an exclusive pre-sale window via Ticketmaster.

Tickets will then go on general sale at 10 am on Friday, 29 April.

What is the setlist?

As the UK tour is in support of the upcoming release of his third studio album, it is generally expected that the set list will be full of tracks from it.

The only two that have been released so far are ‘Green Green Grass’ and ‘Anyone For You’ - so expect to hear those during the M&S Bank Arena gig.

George Ezra also has a number of popular songs that have a good chance of being played during his UK tour.

Examples being ‘Shotgun’, ‘Budapest’, ‘Blame It On Me’, ‘Pretty Shining People’, ‘Paradise’ and many more.

Who are the support acts?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Mimi Webb perforns during HITS Live 2021 at M&S Bank Arena on November 19, 2021 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images for BAUER)

Support act details are yet to be made official for George Ezra’s Birmingham show at the Utilita Arena.

However, for his headline first show at London’s Finsbury Park, the musician will be supported by an all-star list of Blossoms, Holly Humberstone, Mimi Webb, The Big Moon, Mychelle, and London International Gospel Choir.

Who is George Ezra and what is he best known for?

George Ezra is an English singer and songwriter that rose to prominence following the release of his first major hit single ‘Budapest’ in 2014 which hit the top 10 in several countries.

His debut studio album ‘Wanted on Voyage’ was released in 2014 and became the third-best selling album of the year.

He released his second album ‘Staying at Tamara’s’ in 2018, which went straight to number one in the UK charts.