EXTRA tickets for Rod Stewart's summer concert in County Durham are on sale.

The rock star is heading to the Emirates Riverside stadium, home of Durham County Cricket Club, in Chester-le-Street on Friday, June 9.

An extra 1,000 tickets, priced at £55 each, have gone on sale from www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

The gig is one of just two UK mainland concerts in 2017.

Promoter Peter Taylor, from Cuffe and Taylor, said: “The £55 tickets for Rod Stewart’s Durham gig have been extremely popular and due to the demand, we have decided to add a further 1,000 tickets at this price which are on sale now.

“Our aim always is that everyone who attends our concerts has a fantastic and memorable experience and we want our shows to be affordable to as many people as possible.

“There are a variety of tickets still on sale for Rod’s concert and we would advise people to snap these up as soon as they can as it will be a great night.”