Michael Bublé wowed fans in County Durham tonight as he visited the North East on his UK tour.

The Grammy award winning artist had fans singing and dancing at the Seat Unique Riverside, Chester-Le-Street on Wednesday (July 6) night.

13,000 fans packed out the cricket ground for the show on what proved to be a windy night in County Durham.

The Candian crooner kicked off the show with fan-favourite 'Feeling Good' and he made light work of entertaining the crowd with his stage presence and showmanship.

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The singer, who has sold 75 million albums worldwide, came complete with a full 30-piece orchestra for the gig which had been postponed since 2020 due to Covid.

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Other songs on the setlist included 'Home', 'Cry Me a River' and 'You're My First, My Last, My Everything'.

His wife and children also joined the crowd to watch him perform.

Bublé treated concertgoers to some new songs including 'Higher', from the album of the same name.

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The star showed his professionalism when he paused the show for a medical emergency but kept fans entertained with his quick wit and an impromptu performance of 'Danny Boy'.

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Michael paused the show saying "I'm not going to start till I know she's alright"

The weather stayed dry for the concert but wind whipped through the stadium as the concert began.

Bublé is currently touring the UK on his 'An Evening with Michael Bublé' tour with dates at outdoor venues across the country.

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The Seat Unique Riverside, formerly known as the Emirates Riverside, also hosted Diana Ross last week with some fans left disappointed by her set which lasted just over an hour.

Some Ross fans slammed the Motown star online saying the concert was a 'disappointment'.

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Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams was also due to perform at the venue on Tuesday (July 5) but cancelled his performance last month due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.


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