X Factor finalists Union J to headline colourful celebration of Filipino culture in Stevenage

X Factor stars Union J have confirmed a concert in Watford as a warm-up for their UK tour

X Factor stars Union J have confirmed a concert in Watford as a warm-up for their UK tour - Credit: Archant

The X Factor finalists Union J have confirmed they are to headline the Barrio Fiesta Hertfordshire festival in Stevenage on Saturday, June 25.

The boy band from London who finished fourth in the ninth series of the reality TV show in 2012, will take to the stage at Fairlands Valley Showground for the festival which is a celebration of Filipino music and culture and runs from Friday, June 24, to Saturday, June 25.

The festival showcases the cultural and religious traditions of the Philippines and boasts colourful activities like the grand parade of festival clothes, tribal street dancing, trade stalls and exhibits.

There is also a traditional food festival.

The event is organised by Filipino groups across Hertfordshire and is supported by Herts County Council.


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Union J are currently signed to Epic Records and their second studio album You Got It All – was released in December 2014.

On the Friday doors open at 11am and entry is free.

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On the Saturday doors open at 9am and tickets cost from £5 to £35. Visit www.skiddle.com to book.

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