Saturday 24 June 2017

X Factor: Axed acts are included in tour line-up for 2012

Kitty Brucknell
Kitty Brucknell
Johnny Robinson. Photo: PA
The Risk will join the remaining X Factor finalists on the bill of next year's tour. Photo: PA

AXED contestants The Risk, Kitty Brucknell and Johnny Robinson will be in the money as they join remaining X Factor finalists on the bill of next year's tour.

Nine acts will take to the road calling at 14 different venues from February to April next year for the X Factor 2012 shows.



Wild boy Frankie Cocozza - who was booted out of the show following his drug boasts - was not among the acts announced today.



Tickets are already on sale for the shows, prior to the announcement of the acts who will be taking part in the tour which begins on February 25 at Manchester's MEN Arena.



Also on the tour are Misha B, Janet Devlin, Marcus Collins, Craig Colton, Little Mix and Amelia Lily.



Little Mix are the first girl group to make it through to the tour.



Misha B said: "Last year I was busking on the streets of Manchester and now to be touring around the UK is just sensational."



Brucknell said: "Being on the tour means everything to me, it's been my dream since I was a little girl to perform somewhere like Wembley or the O2 and now that dream gets to be realised."



The dates are as follows:



:: February 25 - Manchester MEN Arena



:: February 27 - Liverpool Echo Arena



:: February 29 - Nottingham Capital FM Arena



:: March 4 - London Wembley Arena (two shows)



:: March 6, 7 - Dublin O2



:: March 9, 10 - Belfast Odyssey Arena



:: March 13 - Aberdeen ECC



:: March 17 - Glasgow SECC (two shows)



:: March 19 - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena



:: March 21 - Sheffield Motorpoint Arena



:: March 25 - Birmingham LG Arena (two shows)



:: March 27, 28 - Brighton Centre



:: March 31 - London O2 Arena (two shows)



:: April 3, 4 - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena



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