JLS to play new Leeds Arena

JLS Credit: Press Association

Chart-toppers JLS are the first act to be announced to perform at the new Leeds Arena. The X Factor runners-up are booked to take the stage at the multi--million pounds venue on December 20, next year.

But the band will not be the first to perform, since an opening programme is being put together for September 2013, but is is the first official confirmation of an artist to appear at the Arena currently being constructed on Clay Pit Lane in Leeds.

Tickets go on sale from 10am November 16 **either by calling the Leeds Arena booking line on 0844 248 1585 (from 10am-7pm Friday), visiting [

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