Dermot Kennedy at Leeds First Direct Arena: Everything you need to know including door times & setlist

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Dermot Kennedy is set to perform at Leeds First Direct Arena next week

Dermot Kennedy is set to perform at Leeds First Direct arena next week as part of his 2023 ‘Sonder’ tour. The platinum-selling artist is currently touring the UK before travelling across the globe to Canada and the US.

Dermot Kennedy is best known for his 2019 single "Outnumbered", his 2020 single "Giants" and his feature on the 2020 Meduza single "Paradise". He was nominated for the “Best International Male” BRIT Award in 2020 and has now amassed nearly 4 billion streams across platforms and has the best-selling debut album in Ireland of this millennium.

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The singer-songwriter grew up in Rathcoole, County Dublin and started playing the guitar at age 10. He started songwriting at age 14 but says he did not begin to take music seriously until the age of 17. Now the international star blends folk, hip-hop, and soul influences in his music.

As well as his global tour, Dermot Kennedy will be performing at festivals this summer, including All Points East in London. Here’s everything you need to know about Dermot Kennedy performing in Leeds.

Dermot Kennedy door opening times at Leeds First Direct Arena

Doors open at 6pm on April 10 for Dermot Kennedy. The event is scheduled to start at 7.30 pm.

Dermot Kennedy will be performing at Manchester AO Arena in 2023.Dermot Kennedy will be performing at Manchester AO Arena in 2023.
Dermot Kennedy will be performing at Manchester AO Arena in 2023. | Live Nation/Dermot Kennedy

When is Dermot Kennedy expected to finish at Leeds First Direct Arena?

The First Direct Arena website states the venue curfew for an evening event is 11pm unless stated differently. They do not list end times for security reasons.

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Dermot Kennedy set list

A full setlist has not been released for Dermot Kennedy’s tour in Leeds, but this is his set from his Bournemouth gig earlier this month which is expected to be similar.

Blossom

Power Over Me

One Life

An Evening I Will Not Forget

Lost

Young & Free

Couldn’t Tell

Dreamer

Moments Passed

Glory

Rome

Innocence and Sadness

After Rain

Without Fear

Better Days

Homeward

Kiss Me

Outnumbered

Something to Someone

Dermot Kennedy is coming to Manchester this Friday.Dermot Kennedy is coming to Manchester this Friday.
Dermot Kennedy is coming to Manchester this Friday. | Getty Images for Bauer

Dermot Kennedy support act at Leeds First Direct Arena

American singer-songwriter Noah Kahan will support Dermot Kennedy.

Tickets for Dermot Kennedy at Leeds First Direct Arena

Last-minute tickets are available on Ticketmaster for Dermot Kennedy in Leeds. At the time of writing, there are standard seated tickets available from £30 each. Standing tickets are also available from £55. Visit the Ticketmaster website for more information.

Dermot Kennedy UK tour dates

April 7 - Manchester Ao Arena

April 8 - Cardiff International Arena

April 10 - Leeds First Direct Arena

April 11 - Nottingham - Motorpoint Arena

April 13 - Birmingham - Resorts World Arena

April 14 - London - The O2

April 15 - London - Royal Albert Hall

June 24 - South Dublin - Marlay Park

July 7 -  Limerick City - Thomond Park Stadium

July 8 - Limerick City - Thomond Park Stadium

July 9 - Limerick City - Thomond Park Stadium

July 13 - Edinburgh - Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

July 14 - Scarborough - Scarborough Open Air Theatre

August 27 - London -All Points East 2023 - London

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