Kings of Leon have announced further details of the acts that will join them as special guests for their huge UK outdoor shows this summer. As previously announced, the Hyde Park supporting bill will see British Icon Paul Weller playing his only UK shows for the remainder of 2011 alongside White Lies and Zac Brown Band. In addition, hotly tipped fellow Nashville residents Mona have been added to the dates in Coventry, Sunderland, Manchester & London on June 22nd, with The Walkmen added to the bill for the second Hyde Park show on June 23rd & Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium.
White Lies have now been confirmed for all of the additional 2011 UK outdoor dates, whilst two-time Grammy winners the Zac Brown Band can also be seen at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on June 26th. Finally, The Whigs have been re-confirmed as support for Kings of Leon’s rescheduled show at London’s O2 Arena on June 20th, following last December’s cancellation due to fire. The full dates are as follows:
Kings of Leon: Headline Summer Shows 2011
May 30th: Coventry, Ricoh Arena – with White Lies & Mona
June 17th: Sunderland, Stadium Of Light – with White Lies & Mona
June 19th: Manchester, Lancashire Cricket Ground – with White Lies & Mona
June 20th: London, 02 Arena (Rescheduled Show from December 2010) – with The Whigs
June 22nd: London, Hyde Park – with Paul Weller, White Lies, Zac Brown Band & Mona
June 23rd: London, Hyde Park – with Paul Weller , White Lies, Zac Brown Band & The Walkmen
June 26th: Edinburgh, Murrayfield Stadium – with White Lies, Zac Brown Band & The Walkmen.
The last remaining tickets are on sale now and are available from: www.seetickets.com/Tour/KINGS-OF-LEON / www.ticketmaster.co.uk / www.livenation.co.uk
Kings of Leon also headline the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday 10th June
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