Arctic Monkeys To Perform On Jools Holland BBC Special


Arctic Monkeys has confirmed that they will perform during a BBC special Later….With Jools Holland next month.

This final episode of the music series will see band members Alex Turner and Matt Helders talk to Jools Holland on the piano.

The band will join Holland for a special and intimate performance of songs from their latest album ‘The Car’. Arctic Monkeys will perform new tracks ‘Body Paint’ and ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ from the album among others.

You check out a preview performance of the band’s performance of ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ from this show here.

This show will also see the band delve into their back catalogue, with performances of tracks such as ‘Favourite’s Worst Nightmare’ and ‘505’.

Arctic Monkeys will also talk to Jools about the process of making their new album, along with sharing stories from previous appearances, including their debut in 2005, according to a press release.

Arctic Monkeys In Marlay Park Gig

News of their BBC appearance comes just a month after Arctic Monkeys confirmed that they would be taking to the Marlay Park stage next June.

The band had previously confirmed details of an upcoming live tour of Ireland and the UK. Along with Marlay Park, Arctic Monkeys will hit UK areas such as  Bristol, Manchester, Norwich, Southampton, Middlesborough, Swansea, along with a live show in Glasgow.

They tweeted, “Arctic Monkeys announce their 2023 UK & Ireland Tour with special guests @TheHives @TheMysterines. Tickets go on sale 30 Sept at 9am. Fan pre-sale begins on 29 Sept at 9am. Pre-order ‘The Car’ from the bands webstore to get access”.

This tour also supports that recently released album ‘The Car’.

See the tour dates below.

Tour Dates

29 – Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol
31 – Building Society Arena, Coventry
2 – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
5 – Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
7 – Carrow Road Stadium, Norwich
9 – Hillsborough Park, Sheffield
10 – Hillsborough Park, Sheffield
12 – Stadium, Swansea
14 – The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
16 – Emirates Stadium, London
17 – Emirates Stadium, London
20 – Marlay Park, Dublin
25 – Bellahouston Park, Glasgow