Paul Akister to appear on The X Factor tour

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 January 2015
Paul Akister

Paul Akister

Paul Akister will perform at the two Manchester dates of The X Factor 2015 Live Tour after narrowly missing out on a place on the full tour

Paul Akister is to make a guest appearance on 'The X Factor' tour.

The wannabe popstar narrowly missed out on a place on the upcoming tour after coming in 9th place on the ITV talent show but it's now been revealed he's set to appear alongside the other contestants as a special guest for the two dates in his hometown of Manchester.

He said: "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."

The 25-year-old hopeful has been drafted in my his mentor Mel B and her fellow judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who believe he deserves the chance to sing at the venue despite losing out in the deadlock to Jay James in November.

The X Factor 2015 Live Tour is set to kick off in Belfast on February 13 with dates scheduled for cities across Britain including Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and London.

Paul - who will join winner Ben Haenow, runner-up Fleur East and third place contestant Andrea Faustini, Only The Young, Stereo Kicks, Stevi Ritchie, Jay James and Lauren Platt - will perform at Manchester Arena on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February.

The full dates are as follows:

Belfast Odyssey Arena - February 13

3 Arena Dublin - February 15

Bournemouth BIC - February 18

Bournemouth BIC - February 19

Manchester Arena - February 21

Manchester Arena - February 22

Nottingham Capital FM Arena - February 22

Newcastle Metro Arena - February 26

Glasgow The SSE Hydro - February 27

Glasgow The SSE Hydro - February 28

Aberdeen GE Arena - March 1

Sheffield Motorpoint Arena - March 5

Leeds First Direct Arena - March 7

Liverpool Echo Arena - March 8

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 9

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 10

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena - March 11

London The SSE Arena, Wembley - March 12

Birmingham LG Arena - March 14

Brighton Centre - March 16

Brighton Centre - March 17

London The O2 - March 20

London The O2 - March 21

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