And we were there to capture some of the action on camera as the Sheffield lads serenaded you with a setlist full of evergreen bangers and new releases.
As our reviewer revealed earlier this week, the Metro Radio Arena was buzzing and bouncing as the band kicked off the first of their two nights in the Toon.
Miss out on the show? Flick through our picture gallery above to check out the Arctic Monkeys in action.
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If you were there and near the front, you may even spot your own smiling face in one of our pictures!