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Rod Stewart ready to rock Brunton Park

Rod Stewart Credit: PA

Rock Legend Rod Stewart will play to thousands of fans at Carlisle United's Brunton Park this afternoon.

It's the final date of the singer's latest tour and local businesses are hoping the gig will provide a huge financial boost to the local economy.

His career has spanned more than five decades and includes hits like 'Baby Jane', 'Do you think i'm sexy?' and 'Hot legs'.

Rod Steward to donate £10,000 to Cumbria's flood recovery

Rod Stewart has promised ten thousand pounds towards Cumbria's flood relief efforts.

The singer, who will play at Carlisle United's Brunton Park ground in June, contacted the club to make the offer.

Stewart is set to play a concert at Carlisle's Brunton Park in June Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Brunton Park was left underwater after Storm Desmond in December. The playing surface has been replaced at a cost of around £150,000.

Brunton Park in December

It is hoped more details of how the donation will be spent will be released next week.

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Rod Stewart concert confirmed for Carlisle

Rod Stewart is to perform in Carlisle. Credit: PA

Rod Stewart's UK tour is heading to Carlisle next year.

The legendary musician will play at Carlisle United's Brunton Park stadium on 21 June 2016.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Wednesday 30 September.

We are delighted to be welcoming Rod Stewart to Carlisle United. This is fantastic news for the football club and the whole of Carlisle and surrounding area.

Rod takes a superb following wherever he goes - we have no doubt this is going to be a fantastic event and look forward to welcoming thousands of music fans to Brunton Park on the night."

– Carlisle United's Sales and Marketing Director Phil King