Metallica M72 tour: how long are shows in Detroit? Ford Field start and end time

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Metallica fans can expect plenty of bang for their buck with the M72 World Tour shows in Detroit this weekend.

The band have been playing huge multi-hour sets so far on the first run of shows. The iconic Thrash Metal group have returned to the US they kicked-off the North American leg on Friday, 4 August.

The iconic rockers have had a break in October after playing shows in cities like New York, LA and Dallas. Tour will continue with shows in Detroit.

Metallica have been playing two different sets on each night of the tour so far. It includes a split of tracks from their 2023 album 72 Seasons as well as their greatest hits.

But how long can you expect them to be on stage? Here's all you need to know:

How long are Metallica concerts?

The iconic Thrash Metal band have been on the road throughout Europe during the summer. It included two huge performances at Download Festival.

Metallica's first show at MetLife Stadium took place on Friday, 4 August. The band took to the stage at 8.45pm and performed until 11pm - lasting 2 hours 15 minutes.

The band's first show at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, CA, on Friday, 11 August, lasted from 8.50pm until 11.05pm. The performance lasted 2 hours 15 minutes.

For Metallica's first LA concert on Friday, 25 August at SoFi Stadium the band were on stage from 8.50pm until 11pm. It was a set lasting 2 hours 10 minutes.

Metallica play two different sets on each of the nights of their stops on the tour. So fans heading to the first show at MetLife Stadium will hear a different setlist to fans heading to the second night.

It means there might be a slight difference in timings depending which night you attend.

What time do Detroit shows start and end?

The doors will open at 4.30pm, based on previous shows. The concert itself will start at 6pm.

Metallica will be supported by two different acts each night, who will both perform sets before Metallica take to the stage. During the recent European run of shows, the band took to the stage around 8.45pm each night.

The shows will end around 11pm.

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