X Factor line-up and second date revealed for ECHO Arena

X FACTOR finalists Stacey Soloman and twins John and Edward are heading for the ECHO arena.

X Factor Live bosses today revealed the line-up for the February tour.

It also includes Lucie Jones, Joe McElderry, Lloyd Daniels, Jamie Archer, Olly Murs and Danyl Johnson.

And the tour will also take in a second date in Liverpool due to demand for tickets, - visiting the city on February 15 and 16 next year.

Tickets, which go on Sale today, are £28.50 with a family of four ticket £94 (maximum 2 adults).

Meanwhile Liverpool comedian John Bishop has announced he is due to play the ECHO arena on May 6.

It has been quite a year for the 42-year-old who was shortlisted for a top award at Edinburgh and has appeared on TV in Skins and on Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow.

Tickets for his show Elvis Has Left the Building also go on Sale today, priced at £20.

Two further shows are also on Sale from today, 2006 X Factor victor Leona Lewis, who comes to the waterfront venue on May 31 as part of her first ever UK arena tour, and the Everton Tigers who bring the excitement of top basketball to the arena, taking on the Sheffield Sharks on Friday, December 18.

Tickets for Leona Lewis are £42.50 and £28.50, and for the Everton Tigers are £10 with £5 concessions.

All tickets are subject to booking and handling fees.

Arena promotions manager Emma McHarrie said: “Since opening in January 2008 we’ve played host to some of the biggest names in live entertainment and today we have another four big on-sales, ŠLeona Lewis, Everton Tigers, comedian John Bishop plus, due to a huge demand for tickets, ŠX Factor Live have added a second date, and will be opening their tour in Liverpool.

“2010 is gearing up to be a fantastic and varied year of entertainment with us hosting some of the best in live music, sport, comedy and family entertainment and we hope to be announcing lots more big acts very soon. Exciting times!”

The ECHO ticketline is on 0844 800 3680.

Edited by _jase_ (27th Nov 2009 1:12pm)