Arctic Monkeys schedule North American tour

Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty ImagesArctic Monkeys are crossing the pond this spring and summer for a North American headlining tour. The run kicks things off May 5 in Los Angeles, and concludes August 5 in Toronto. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 16 at 10 a.m. local time via

In addition to the headlining dates, Arctic Monkeys will also play Delaware’s Firefly Festival in June.

Arctic Monkeys have been quiet since the November 2014 wrap of their massive world tour in support of 2013’s AM album. The British rockers have since started working on a new album, which is expected to be released sometime this year.

Here are Arctic Monkeys’ North American headlining dates:

5/5 — Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6/16 — Raleigh, NC, Red Hat Amphiteater
6/18 — Nashville, TN, Ascend Amphitheater
6/19 — Atlanta, GA, Coca Cola Roxy Theatre
7/24 — Queens, NY, Forest Hills Stadium
7/27 — Boston, MA, TD Garden
7/28 — Washington, DC, Anthem
7/31 — Pittsburgh, PA, Petersen Centre
8/1 — Detroit, MI, Masonic Temple Theatre
8/5 — Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre

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