The star continues his charm offensive in Scotland with a shock gig at Barrowland...
Justin Timberlake played a late-night “intimate” gig for
1,800 fans at GLASGOW BARROWLAND last night (January 15), just hours after playing to over 9,000 people at the city’s
The adults-only gig at the city’s famous Barrowland
venue was announced only the day before, with tickets being snapped up in
Taking the stage just before 1am, Timberlake appeared
playing an acoustic guitar, accompanied only by his backing band in a set
that was vastly different from his stadium show, stripped of the
pyrotechnics, dancers and elaborate lighting and stage set.
He kicked off the gig with ‘Cry Me A River’ and was in a
playful mood, asking: “Do y’all feel sexy tonight?” and adding: “All I want
tonight is to have a little fun. I just wanna make some noise!”
He played through his debut album ‘Justified’ in a set
lasting almost an hour-and-a-half.
It was the second of the star’s three-night residency in
Scotland, where he caused a stir in the Highlands when he
went snowboarding on Monday (January 12) and joined some primary school pupils for a football coaching session with former Celtic and
Scotland star Kenny Dalglish at
Hampden Park Stadium on Tuesday.
Tonight sees the final of his three stadium gigs, with last-minute demand
for tickets going crazy.
A 19-year-old student, Keith Christie, spent a whopping
£2,300 for a pair of tickets for tonight’s show in an auction for a kids’
hospital charity. Keith, from Paisley,
said he decided to splash out to impress his girlfriend after he had a
bumper win at a local casino.
The tickets were donated by a woman from Lanark to help
raise cash for the Evening Times newspaper’s
Yorkhill Magic Million Appeal, which aims to raise £1
million to build a new intensive care unit at Glasgow’s
Yorkhill Sick Kids’ Hospital . “I wanted to bid most of my
winnings because it was for a good cause. I was in the hospital when I was
younger, so I felt it was the right thing to do,” Keith