Kings of Leon to play Newcastle United's St James' Park

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AMERICAN rockers Kings of Leon are to play a gig at St James' Park next year, it has been announced.

The multi Grammy and Brit award winning band, who released their 6th album 'Mechanical Bull' earlier this year, will play at the home of Newcastle United on Saturday, May 31.

Kings of Leon, alongside special guests, are to be one of the first bands that Newcastle United will be bringing to the city over the next few years.

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Thursday, December 19 at

General admission tickets are priced at £55.

Newcastle United’s finance director, John Irving said: “We are delighted to bring such a big act as Kings of Leon to St James’ Park for the first of what we hope will be a very long history of successful shows in the North-East.

"The Kings of Leon are renowned across the world and playing host to one of their UK shows is a real coup for Newcastle as both a club and city.”

Tickets will not be available through the Newcastle United Box Office


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