The Killers Edinburgh gig: Likely setlist, event times, support and how to get to the Royal Highland Centre
Las Vegas rockers The Killers are set to play Edinburgh for the first time in their long career.
One of the biggest rock bands of the 21st century, they have sold more than 28 million records worldwide and have topped the UK album charts with every one of their seven studio albums - most recently 2021's Pressure Machine.
Here's everything you need to know about the gig.
Is there a support act?
The Killers will be supported by Smiths legend Johnny Marr, who is likely to also make a guest appearance with the headliners.
Recent gigs have seen him perform several cover versions of songs made famous by his old band, including Panic, This Charming Man and There Is A Light That Never Goes Out.
What time will The Killers be on at?
Exact stage times have yet to be confirmed but doors to the concert open at 5pm. Judging by previous concerts at the venue The Killers are likely to take to the stage between 8.30pm and 9pm.
What's the likely setlist?
Expect a setlist similar to that the band played at their recent appearance at the Reading and Leeds Festival. They played the following songs:
- My Own Soul's Warning
- When You Were Young
- Jenny Was a Friend of Mine
- Smile Like You Mean It
- Shot at the Night
- Running Towards a Place
- Somebody Told Me
- For Reasons Unknown
- Your Side of Town
- Read My Mind
- All These Things That I've Done
- The Man
- Mr. Brightside
How do I get to the Royal Highland Centre?
There are several options to get to the gig by public transport from Edinburgh City Centre.
Lothian Bus number 98 runs from the city centre to the entrance of the concert, stopping at North St David Street, Shandwick Place, and Haymarket trin station, taking roughly 30 minutes.
Alternatively you can take the tram from the city centre to Igliston Park & Ride. From there it's a 20 minute walk to the concert, or you can hop on one of the free shuttle buses.
If you wan to drive to the concert you'll need to book a space in advance at a cost of £11.
Are there age restrictions?
You must be over the age of 12 to get into the concert, with those ages 12-15 needing to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21 (one adult minimum per four children). Take along valid photographic ID to avoid any issues being admitted.
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