Pop rock group Deacon Blue have postponed their homecoming gig this weekend due to fears over the Omicron variant.

The Glasgow band were due to play at the Ovo Hydro this Sunday, December 19 but have made the decision to reschedule after a lack of government guidance regarding large events.

They have also postponed their Saturday show which would have taken place in Aberdeen.

Vocalist Ricky Ross announced the news on Twitter saying: "We're disappointed authorities didn't make any decision regarding live concerts in the wake of Omicron spread.

"However it's clear to us Deacon Blue should not be playing and people shouldn't be asked to attend gigs just now. We're postponing our last two shows."

"Sorry to bring you this news, but we had to make the right decision for the good of everyone. We think we have."

Information regarding rescheduled dates will be posted on the bands social media channels this afternoon.