Paramore in Cardiff: what is UK tour setlist, can you get tickets, start time, will they play Misery Business
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Paramore are touring the UK in support of their latest album.
The band have made the journey across the pond in support of their newest album This Is Why which was released in February. The tour will come to famous venues such as the 3Arena and The O2.
Paramore in the UK and Ireland tour will take place in April 2023. Tickets will go on sale next week and there will be a pre-sale available.
If you are thinking about getting tickets for the tour, here is all you need to know:
When and where are Paramore playing in Cardiff?
The band will be playing the Cardiff International Arena on Saturday (15 April). It is the first UK date on the tour with the run of shows kicking off in Ireland on Thursday (13 April).
The full address for the venue is: Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2EQ.
Doors at the venue will open at 6.30pm - and there will be two support acts performing before Paramore take to the stage. According to Setlist.fm Paramore’s set on the first date on the tour in Dublin began at 9.05pm.
What is the tour setlist?
Paramore kicked off their UK and Ireland tour in Dublin on Thursday night. It was the first date on the current run of shows.
It comes following the release of the band’s sixth studio album This Is Why in February of this year. Setlist.fm has reported that the songs played by Paramore in Dublin were as follows:
- You First
- The News
- Playing God
- That’s What You Get
- Running Out of Time
- Caught in the Middle
- Ain’t It Fun
- Liar(live debut)
- Crystal Clear (Hayley Williams song) (live debut)
- Still Into You
- Rose-Colored Boy
- Baby (HalfNoise cover) (live debut)
- Dreams (The Cranberries cover) (Hayley solo on acoustic guitar)
- The Only Exception
- Last Hope
- I Caught Myself
- Misery Business
- Hard Times
- This Is Why
When did tickets go on sale?
Paramore announced the 2023 UK tour on Friday 21 October and tickets will go on sale next week. It is the first time the band have toured the British Isles since January 2018.
A pre-sale will take place on Wednesday (26 October) with general sale begining on Friday 28 October. Tickets will be available from 10am on 28 October.
Who are the support acts on the tour?
The first special guest who will be joining Paramore on their UK and Ireland tour is Bloc Party. The English rock group have released six albums between 2005 and 2022, selling 3 million albums worldwide.
Bloc Party’s most popular songs on Spotify at the moment are: Banquet (180m streams), Helicopter (105m streams) and This Modern Love (46m streams).
Will Paramore play Misery Buisness on the UK tour?
Paramore’s hit song from 2007 Misery Business is one of their most recognisable tracks. However the band retired the track in 2018 and did not play it live again for four years. This was due to the lyrics of the track being deemed “sexist and anti-feminist”.
The band played the song live at Coachella Festival in 2022 and it has returned to the setlist for the band’s Fall tour in recent months. It featured on the setlist for the first show of the UK and Ireland tour.
What are the Paramore tour dates in 2023?
Paramore in the UK and Ireland tour will take place in April next year. The full list of dates are:
- 13 April - 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland
- 15 April - International Arena, Cardiff, Wales
- 17 April - OVO Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
- 18 April - AO Arena, Manchester
- 20 April - The O2, London
- 22 April - Utilita Arena, Birmingham