Boyband Union J set for resort gig

Union J will be appearing at the Opera House on their debut UK headline tour.
Union J will be appearing at the Opera House on their debut UK headline tour.
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Boyband Union J are heading to Blackpool as part of their first ever UK headline tour.

The band - made up of JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, Josh Cuthbert and George Shelley - have had a worldwind 12 months.

Signed by Sony Records after finishing fourth on X-Factor, they have a million Twitter followers, nine million views on Youtube and a book deal in the bag,

Debut single Carry You has been a massive hit - going top five in the charts - and now an 18-date tour has been announced, which will include a night at the Opera House on Thursday January 9, 2014.

“The thing we love most about music is performing and we are so excited to get out on the road for our first ever tour,” said Hamblett. “Playing our album to fans will be brilliant. We are so excited and promise to put on a really special show.”

Tickets go on sale on Friday at 9am, priced £22.50-£27.50, and are available from www.blackpoollive.com or by calling the box office on 0844 856 1111.

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