Joe plans special Christmas show

SEASONAL GIG... Joe McElderry.
SEASONAL GIG... Joe McElderry.

SOUTH Shields singing star Joe McElderry has announced a special festive gig.

The 23-year-old will perform Driving Home For Christmas with Joe McElderry at the Tyne Theatre, in Newcastle.

The Yuletide concert will take place on Friday, November 21.

Joe, from Westoe, rose to fame after claiming victory on The X Factor in 2009.

He has since gone on to win other reality shows Popstar to Operastar and The Jump, and has just completed his 60-date Set Your Soul Alive UK tour.

The show will see Joe perform songs from his four studio albums, Wide Awake, Classic, Classic Christmas and Here’s What I Believe, as well as songs from his time on the X-Factor and a few covers.

Tickets for the 7.30pm show are on sale now, and cost £19.50 with an £18 concession.

To book, go to or call the box office on 0844 493 9999.

SEASONAL SONG ... Joe McElderry