Union J announce a headline UK tour starting late 2013

Union J

Union J have announced their first UK headline tour, Magazines and TV Screens, which will start in late 2013.

The boy band will visit towns and cities across the country between December this year and January 2014.

Magazines and TV Screens will start on Saturday 14 December at Oxford's New Theatre.

The tour will be made up of 18 dates including a matinee show at London's Hammersmith Apollo

The Carry You singers will perform new material on the tour.

Union J formed in 2012 after both individual artist George Shelly and group Triple J were rejected from the X Factor before creating a band.

The four piece's debut single, Carry You, debuted at No. 6 in the Official UK Charts.

'sooo excited'

Talking about the tour they said: "The thing we love most about music is performing and we are so excited to get out on the road for our first ever tour. Playing our album to fans will be brilliant."

Josh from the band told more than one million Twitter followers that he is "sooo excited" for the tour to start.

The band, who finished fourth in last year's X Factor, recently signed a book deal to record their journey so far.

Tickets for the tour go on sale at 9am on Friday, 14 June. Prices will range between £22.50 and £29.50 depending on the venue.

The dates of Union J's Magazines and TV Screens tour are as follows:

December 2013

Saturday 14 Oxford New Theatre

Sunday 15 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Monday 16 Sheffield City Hall

Wednesday 18 Plymouth Pavilions

Thursday 19 Brighton Centre

Saturday 21 O2 Apollo Manchester

Sunday 22 Bournemouth BIC

Monday 23 Hammersmith Apollo (Matinee)

Monday 23 Hammersmith Apollo

Saturday 28 Newcastle City Hall

Sunday 29 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Monday 30 O2 Apollo Manchester

January 2014

Friday 3 Ipswich Regent

Sunday 5 Bristol Colston Hall

Monday 6 EchoTwo at Echo Arena Liverpool

Tuesday 7 Glasgow Clyde Auditorium

Thursday 9 Blackpool Opera House

Friday 10 Birmingham NIA

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