Photo gallery: JLS, Olly Murs and Alexis Jordan take to a Norwich stage

Carrow Road was rocking for a second night this week as pop fans descended on the football ground to see two XFactor success stories take to the stage.

Hot on the heels of Rod Stewart on Wednesday, JLS attracted thousands from across the city and county to the Norwich City ground for a gig supported by Olly Murs and Alexis Jordan.

Young fans arrived in the middle of the afternoon to catch a glimpse of their favourite of the young boy band.

And as the music started around 6.30pm people near the ground could hear the words of the familiar tunes echo through the city.

Katie Gooda, 22 from Norwich was one fan who was at the gig with friends Sarah Potter, 18 and Bethany Anderson, 14. She has been a JLS fan since they were on XFactor and her favourite band members are JB and Marvin.


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'I have not been here before for a gig. It is a really good venue', she said. 'They should have more here. Often you have to go to London.'

She said that Alexis Jordan was better than she thought she was going to be.

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Georgina Randon, 13, from Long Stratton was at the concert for her friend's birthday.

'I've been a fan since they came out of the XFactor. I like JLS for their dancing and their singing. I really like all their songs.'

Marie Chilvers, 42 from Sprowston, said that the concert appealed to all ages. She was there with the other mothers for Olly, but the young children and teenagers were there for JLS and her step-son was there for Alexis Jordan.

'We've got all ages here. The nice thing about it is that it is so friendly and it is really nice to have a local gig rather than having to trek somewhere else.'

Nine-year-old Matilda Harvey was at the gig with her friend Hazel Harding, also nine, and her mother Sadie.

She said she liked Aston and Marvin.

'Aston can do back flips', she said. 'We got here about 4pm and we have been walking around and we had an ice cream.'

Lauren Pearson, 13, was waiting for the gates to open at Carrow Road when she spotted the tour bus arrive. She raced round with her friends and watched the JLS boys get off. They all went inside apart from Aston who signed her mobile and had a picture taken.

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