Kaiser Chiefs Birmingham 2022: how to get tickets for Utilita Arena gig - and full list of UK tour dates

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Kaiser Chiefs have announced a UK wide tour later this year, here’s how you can get tickets for the Birmingham date

Yorkshire band Kaiser Chiefs are heading back out on the road in November, and one of their stops is Birmingham.

Who are Kaiser Chiefs?

Formed in 2000 in Leeds as Parva, the band renamed to Kaiser Chiefs in 2003 having released one album under their old name.

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The band consists of lead singer Charles Richard Wilson, guitarist Andrew "Whitey" White, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist Nick "Peanut" Baines and since 2013 drummer Vijay Mistry.

Kaiser Chiefs are no strangers to winning awards, with the music video for hit song ‘Ruby’ winning best music video at the Q Awards in 2007.

They also won Best British Group at the 2006 Brit Awards.

The band have released seven studio albums and each was complemented with a live arena tour.

Their debut album ‘Employment’ was released in 2005, and this was followed by Yours Truly, Angry Mob (2007), Off with Their Heads (2008), The Future Is Medieval (2011), Education, Education, Education & War (2014), Stay Together (2016) and Duck (2019)

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Their hit songs ‘I Predict a Riot’ and ‘Ruby’ have become classic Indie hits, and many fans will be hoping to hear these in Birmingham later this year.

When do Kaiser Chiefs play in Birmingham?

The Birmingham date of Kaiser Chiefs November tour is one of the last stops for the band.

They are due to perform at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham on Friday, 18 November.

This is the penultimate tour date before rounding things off in Nottingham on 19 November.

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Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs performs in the fountain at the F1 Live in London event at Trafalgar SquareRicky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs performs in the fountain at the F1 Live in London event at Trafalgar Square
Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs performs in the fountain at the F1 Live in London event at Trafalgar Square

Where else will Kaiser Chiefs play?

In total, Kaiser Chiefs have 13 dates on their November tour.

The Birmingham date is sandwiched betweens performances in Bournemouth on 17 November and Nottingham on 19 November.

For Kaiser Chiefs full November tour schedule, see below.

2- Swansea Arena, Swansea, 3- Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, 5-London The O2, 7- Newcastle City Hall, 8- Hull Bonus Arena, 10-Liverpool M&S Bank Arena, 11- Glasgow Hydro, 12-Leeds First Direct Arena, 14- Brighton Centre,  15- Plymouth Pavilions, 17- Bournemouth International Centre, 18- Birmingham Utilita Arena, 19- Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

Who is supporting Kaiser Chiefs?

During the UK tour, Kaiser Chiefs will be supported by two bands, both of which may be familiar to fans of Indie rock music.

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Glasgow three piece The Fratellis are pencilled in to perform before Kaiser Chiefs each night of the tour.

The Fratellis will be rolling out tracks from their new album ‘Half Drunk Under a Full Moon’ as well as the Indie cult classic ‘Chelsea Dagger’.

Opening up each night is Yorkshire outfit The Sherlocks who have become one of the most exciting live bands in the UK.

The Sherlocks have sold out their own UK tour and both of their albums have reached the UK top 10, meaning that the night will be a true collection of stand out performances.

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When do tickets go on sale?

The pre-sale tickets for Kaiser Chiefs in Birmingham are through O2 priority, meaning that O2 customers can register to skip the queue ahead of general sale.

O2 priority opens at 9am on Wednesday 23 March.

Utilita Arena Superclub members can get their hands on tickets from 8.45am on 24 March.

General sale opens at 9am on Friday, 25 March.

All tickets are available through Ticketmaster and prices begin at £30.30. All prices include a booking fee.

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