Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra are making a return to Glasgow.

Jools will play the SEC Armadillo has part of his autumn/winter UK tour for 2019 with special guests.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, February 1 at 10am and can be bought on Ticketmaster, See Tickets, Ticketline and Stargreen.

Highlights of the 32-date tour, now in its 23rd year, include two performances in Glasgow on December 6 and 7.

Accompanying Jools with the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on their annual excursion around the UK will be Ruby Turner, with her gospel, soul and rhythm & blues vocals; Louise Marshall, with her soul and jazz tones; as well as original Squeeze member and powerhouse Gilson Lavis on drums.

Additional special guests will be BRIT Award winner Eddi Reader from October 24 to November 23, as well as Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson from the ska band The Selecter from November 28 to December 22.

Eddi will join Pauline and Gaps as a special guest in her hometown of Glasgow for the SEC Armadillo shows.

Jools has previously described Eddi Reader as, “one of (his) favourite singers of all time.”

Jools and Eddi have been collaborating musically for more than 20 years, with highlights that include their single Waiting Game, which Jools co-wrote with Chris Difford, as well as featuring in the 2009 Richard Linklater film Me and Orson Welles and also the soundtrack.

Eddi also famously harmonised with Annie Lennox whilst touring with the Eurythmics as well as leading vocals in the band Fairground Attraction, reaching the top of the UK charts in 1988 with the single Perfect.

Tickets are priced from £42 and booking fee, except the Royal Albert Hall concerts with tickets priced from £19.75 upwards.