|Tour by Joe McElderry|
Tour program cover
|Associated album||Wide Awake
Classic Christmas (from 14 November)
|Start date||5 November 2011|
|End date||30 November 2011|
|No. of shows||19|
|Joe McElderry concert chronology|
Classic Tour is the first solo UK tour by English singer Joe McElderry. The tour took place throughout November 2011.
About the tour
For the tour, McElderry performed songs of his albums, Wide Awake, released under Syco, Classic, released under Decca, and would later add "Last Christmas" to the set, which is featured on his third album, Classic Christmas, also released under Decca. He also performed songs that was sung on The X Factor and The X Factor Tour 2010 as well as some new covers that he had never sung before. He set up a poll on his Facebook asking which song he should sing on the tour, the choices were "Home", "I Won't Let You Go", "Halo", "Someone Like You", "Your Song" or "The Edge of Glory". "Home" was chosen to be performed on the tour. The tour scored third place on Billboard's Hot Tours, with grosses of £421,219 (US$665,833).
- Show Opener
|5 November 2011||Rhyl||Wales||Pavilion Theatre|
|6 November 2011||Margate||England||Winter Gardens|
|8 November 2011||Westcliff-on-Sea||Cliffs Pavilion|
|9 November 2011||Birmingham||Birmingham Symphony Hall|
|10 November 2011||Nottingham||Nottingham Royal Concert Hall|
|13 November 2011||Salford||The Lowry|
|14 November 2011||Cardiff||Wales||St Davids Hall|
|16 November 2011||Aberdeen||Scotland||Music Hall Aberdeen|
|17 November 2011||Newcastle||England||Newcastle City Hall|
|18 November 2011||Middlesbrough||Middlesbrough Town Hall|
|20 November 2011||Dundee||Caird Hall|
|21 November 2011||Glasgow||Glasgow Royal Concert Hall|
|22 November 2011||Liverpool||England||Liverpool Philharmonic|
|23 November 2011||York||Barbican|
|25 November 2011||Reading||Hexagon|
|26 November 2011||Brighton||Brighton Dome|
|27 November 2011||London||Royal Festival Hall|
|29 November 2011||Newcastle||Newcastle City Hall|
|30 November 2011||Metro Radio Arena|
- Joe McElderry Facebook. Retrieved on 4 December 2011.
- Hot Tours: Bob Seger, Guns N' Roses, Joe McElderry Billboard. Retrieved on 2 July 2012.
- Joe McElderry - Sunday 27 November 2011 - Royal Festival Hall, London Archived 6 December 2011 at the Wayback Machine. entertainmentfocus.com. Retrieved on 28 November 2011.
- Joe McElderry Archived 11 December 2011 at the Wayback Machine. rhylpavilion.co.uk. Retrieved on 28 November
- Joe McElderry is appearing at Margate Archived 15 April 2012 at Archive.is going-creative.co.uk. Retrieved on 28 November
- News joemcelderryofficial.com. Retrieved on 28 November 2011.