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X Factor Live Tour
Start date

February 19, 2011

End date

April 9, 2011



Tour Chronology


Better With U Tour (as guest)
Up All Night Tour (headlining)
Take Me Home Tour (headlining)
Where We Are Tour (headlining)

The X Factor Live Tour is a tour which occurs after the conclusion of each series of the X Factor where the finalists and other contestants toured the UK and Ireland.

One Direction and eight other contestants from series 7 participated in from February 19 – April 9, 2011.


The acts taking part of this tour were One Direction, Matt Cardle, Aiden Grimshaw, Paije Richardson, Cher Lloyd, Katie Waissel, Rebecca Ferguson, Mary Byrne, and Wagner.

Tour Dates

February 2011
Date City Venue
Tue 19* Birmingham LG Arena
Wed 20* Birmingham LG Arena
Fri 22 Dublin The O2
Sat 23 Dublin The O2
Sun 24* Dublin The O2
Mon 25 Dublin The O2
Tue 26* Belfast Odyssey
Wed 27* Belfast Odyssey
March 2011
Date City Venue
Fri 1 Sheffield Sheffield Arena
Sat 2 Sheffield Sheffield Arena
Tue 5* London Wembley Arena
Wed 6* London Wembley Arena
Fri 8 Liverpool Liverpool Arena
Sat 9 Liverpool Liverpool Arena
Tue 12* Manchester Manchester Arena
Wed 13* Manchester Manchester Arena
Fri 15 Brighton Brighton Centre
Tue 19* London The O2
Tue 20 London The O2
Wed 22 Nottingham Nottingham Arena
Fri 23 Nottingham Nottingham Arena
Sat 25 Newcastle Newcastle Arena
Tue 26* Newcastle Newcastle Arena
Wed 27* Aberdeen Aberdeen ECC
Fri 28 Aberdeen Aberdeen ECC
Tue 29 Aberdeen Aberdeen ECC
April 2011
Date City Venue
Mon 1 Glasgow Glasgow SECC
Tue 2* Glasgow Glasgow SECC
Fri 5 Cardiff Cardiff CIA
Sat 6 Cardiff Cardiff CIA
Sun 7 Cardiff Cardiff CIA
Mon 8 Cardiff Cardiff CIA
Tue 9* Cardiff Cardiff CIA
Indicates a date that has two shows [matinee (2:30pm) and evening [7:30pm)]