JLS announce huge Beat Again reunion tour - and they're coming to the North East

JLS have announced their reunion tour seven years after the band split up.

Thursday, 13th February 2020, 8:36 am
Updated Friday, 14th February 2020, 1:00 pm
JLS Ortise Williams, Marvin Humes, J B Gill and Aston Merrygold pictured in 2013. Picture by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

JLS are getting ready for a 13-date tour which will see them perform at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena in November.

The band, made up of Marvin Humes, Oritsé Williams, JB Gill and Aston Merrygold, announced the news that they’d be reuniting for a UK tour later this year.

With hits like Everybody in Love and She Makes Me Wanna, the band will embark on the Beat Again tour 11 years after it was first released.

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The band's official Twitter account, which hadn’t been used since 2014, posted the news.

The tweet said: “IT'S TIME!! Our Beat Again Tour is coming your way this Nov/Dec.

“We can't wait to be reunited with you all!”

The band shot to stardom after appearing on the fifth series of the ITV talent show The X Factor in 2008 where they came second to singer Alexandra Burke.

They went on to release four albums – JLS, Outta This World, Jukebox and Evolution.

When are tickets on sale?

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday, February 21, but fans eager to ensure they’ll be at the tour can register before Tuesday, February 18 at 3pm for the pre-sale by clicking here.

Where are JLS performing on their reunion tour?

JLS are heading to Newcastle’s Utilita Arena on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

The band announced 13 dates in total which includes performances at venues in Brighton, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Hull, Sheffield, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Nottingham.