Barrowman will be joined by the BBC Philharmonic orchestra, who are just brilliant, and will make up part of the BBC Last Night at the Proms event.
Town hall bosses are hoping his style of glitzy showbiz will pull in the crowds after last yearâ€™s concert, starring Chris De Burgh, cost the council Â£194,300.
â€œIt looks set to be a fantastic evening and Iâ€™m thrilled to have been invited to perform.â€
If youâ€™re a fan of John or if youâ€™d just like to see Captain Jack Harkness singing his heart out, then this is the event for you!
Tickets are now on sale. Full price is Â£20, Salford residents can take advantage of an offer until July 31, when tickets cost Â£13.50 each, (maximum six per household). Half these discounted tickets have sold out already, so act now!.
Book online at www.visitsalford.info/proms or by phone on 0844 815 7131.