X Factor favourite Paul Akister is to join The X Factor 2015 Live Tour dates in Manchester it was confirmed today (8th January 2015).

Paul who was in the Boys category narrowly missed out on a place on this year’s tour after coming 9th in the competition losing out in the deadlock to Jay James. But his mentor Mel B stepped in and, along with the agreement of all the other judges, who loved Paul’s voice, decided he deserved the chance to sing in a large arena, so a delighted Paul will be a guest act on the Manchester dates.

Paul will be performing at the Manchester dates on Friday 21st and Saturday (matinee) 22nd February.

Paul said of joining the tour: “I’m so excited to be part of The X Factor Live Tour. Performing in my hometown arena is a dream come true and I cannot wait to see everyone again”.

Kicking off on 13th February 2015 in Belfast, The X Factor 2015 Live Tour is a UK and Ireland arena tour which will travel to Aberdeen, Bournemouth, Birmingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Dublin, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield with contestants performing classic songs and viewers’ favourites from the TV series.

Attended by more than three million people, The X Factor Live Tour has been one of the most successful annual arena tours in the UK for the past ten years. Tickets are on sale now so don’t miss the opportunity to catch this year’s stars live in an arena near you.

Tour Dates:
Friday February 13th Belfast Odyssey Arena
Sunday February 15th 3 Arena Dublin
Wednesday February 18th Bournemouth BIC
Thursday February 19th Bournemouth BIC
Friday February 20th Manchester Arena
Saturday February 21st Manchester Arena (MATINEE)
Sunday February 22nd Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Thursday February 26th Newcastle Metro Arena
Friday February 27th Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Saturday February 28th Glasgow The SSE Hydro (MATINEE)
Sunday March 1st Aberdeen GE Arena (AECC) (MATINEE AND EVENING)
Thursday 5th March Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Saturday March 7th Leeds First Direct Arena
Sunday March 8th Liverpool Echo Arena
Monday March 9th Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Tuesday March 10th Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Wednesday March 11th Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Thursday March 12th London The SSE Arena, Wembley
Saturday March 14th Birmingham LG Arena (MATINEE AND EVENING SHOW)
Monday March 16th Brighton Centre
Tuesday March 17th Brighton Centre
Friday March 20th London The O2
Saturday March 21st London The O2 (MATINEE AND EVENING SHOW)

Tickets start from £19.50 (subject to booking fee)
Tickets including limited availability Family Tickets (4 tickets maximum 2 adults) are available from the venue box offices, select ticket agents and the official hotlines listed below.
www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk / http://showsnear.by/TXFLIVE2015
0844 811 0051 / 0844 826 2826
Belfast 0844 277 4455 or on-line www.ticketmaster.ie
Dublin 0818 719 300 or on-line www.ticketmaster.ie