PETER ANDRE will be performing live in Newport later this year.

The Australian pop singer will play at The Neon, housed in the former Odeon cinema on Saturday October 22.

Mr Andre has proved to have a large following in Gwent, having made several trips to the area in recent years.

Last August, hundreds of fans queued up from the early hours at The Perfume Shop in Newport Retail Park as he did a signing for his new women's perfume 'Breeze'.

In 2013, thousands of fans mobbed the 'Mysterious Girl' singer when he made a similar appearance in Cwmbran.

A spokesman for The Neon said: "Bringing Peter Andre to Newport is a big deal for the city and a great opportunity to support something new and exciting.

Tickets will cost £29.50 will be released from 9am tomorrow via Ticketmaster on The Neon's website at or from the venue's Box Office on 01633533666.