Arctic Monkeys’ Finsbury Park gig to be broadcast on XFM

Band will play two huge London dates this weekend

Arctic Monkeys‘ London gig at Finsbury Park this weekend will be broadcast on XFM.

The band will perform twice at the 40,000 capacity Finsbury Park on Friday (May 23) and Saturday (May 24) night. One of the gigs will be replayed on XFM at 7pm on Monday (May 26).

In addition to the Finsbury Park gig, the band will also record an acoustic session for the radio station, which will be broadcast on Friday morning.

Tame Impala will support Arctic Monkeys at the Finsbury Park shows with Miles Kane and Royal Blood also on the bill.

Later this year Arctic Monkeys will headline the Main Stage at Reading and Leeds, their first time performing at the festival since they topped the bill five years ago. Appearing as an England and Wales festival exclusive, the band will appear at both sites at the August 22-24 festival.

The band will also headline T In The Park in Scotland as well as a number of European festivals.

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