He is a member of one of the most famous pop families on the planet and his UK swansong will be at Eastleigh's Concorde Club.

Merrill Osmond, the lead singer of The Osmonds, is coming out of retirement for a farewell UK tour and will perform his final solo show at the Stoneham Lane Club where he is no stranger, having performed there many times.

The Concorde will be rolling out the red carpet for rock royalty again when the 70-year-old music icon headlines on September 29 with An Evening with Merrill Osmond.

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Merrill will be showcasing all the big hits from the Osmond's glittering back catalogue and talking about his experiences of growing up in one of the world's biggest bands, the famous people he has met and how he penned so many of the world's famous hits.

With a career spanning more than 60 years, Merrill, who also plays bass, has toured the globe performing in many major venues and sang lead on 27 gold records.