After the disappointment of cancelled shows and rescheduled tours over the last two years, Leeds music lovers can look forward to visits from some of the world's biggest artists.
From January through to December, the schedule is jam-packed full of artists including Stormzy, Little Mix and Westlife. Here is our round-up of 11 of the biggest gigs confirmed for 2022:
5. The Wombats, April 14
The Wombats kick off their UK arena tour in April 2022, playing a massive opening night in Leeds on April 14. Supporting The Wombats on their First Direct Arena date is Sports Team and The Night Café
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6. Dua Lipa, April 18
Dua Lipa's performance at the First Direct Arena, which has been rescheduled three times, will now run on April 18. Her Future Nostalgia Tour will see her perform hits from her chart-topping second album.
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7. Craig David, April 22
Craig David's rescheduled Hold That Thought UK tour will come to Leeds on April 22. Since bursting onto the scene with critically acclaimed debut album Born To Do It, he has become one of the most successful artists in UK chart history.
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8. Little Mix, April 30
Pop sensations Little Mix will bring their postponed Confetti tour to Leeds on April 30. One of The X Factor's biggest global success stories, the band, now a three-piece after the departure of Jesy Nelson, will promote their 2020 album.
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