JOE McElderry will pay homage to pop icon George Michael in a performance at Venue Cymru in Llandudno this October.

The 2009 X-Factor winner is performing in North Wales as part of his UK-wide FREEDOM tour celebrating the music of the late George Michael.

McElderry famously performed a duet with Michael, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, on his way to winning the singing contest.

“To this day I still have to pinch myself that I got to sing with George,” said Joe.

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“It was an absolute honour and privilege and is a memory that will remain with me forever.

“To now be taking the brand-new Freedom tour on the road where I will get the chance to perform and celebrate the music of this absolute legend is just fantastic. I can’t wait.”

Joined by a live band, the show will take audiences on a journey through George’s greatest hits including Careless Whisper, Club Tropicana, Faith, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Fastlove and many more.

FREEDOM will be at Venue Cymru on October 30, and for more information and to secure tickets visit