Includes Two Shows At London’s O2
Mica Paris Special Guest
Simply Red have rescheduled their highly anticipated UK and Ireland tour, which includes two must-see shows at London’s O2 Arena, for February 2022. The tour, originally planned for 2020, comes after the band’s acclaimed 2019 album ‘Blue Eyed Soul’. The wonderful Mica Paris is special guest on all dates.
On tour expect them to deliver all their classics including ‘Stars’, ‘Holding Back The Years’, ‘Fairground’ and ‘Money’s Too Tight To Mention’.
Mick Hucknall can’t wait to get back onstage. “I’ve spent most of my life going out and singing for people, so it feels strange not to have that.” he said. ”I miss being able to express myself. It’s going to be wonderfully inspiring when people can go and see bands again. I can’t wait.”
Simply Red play the following UK and Irish dates. Tickets on sale now from myticket.co.uk/artists/simply-red
Wed 2nd DUBLIN, 3Arena
Fri 4th HULL, Bonus Arena
Sat 5th HULL, Bonus Arena
Sun 6th MANCHESTER, AO Arena
Tue 8th NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Newcastle Utilita Arena
Wed 9th LEEDS, first direct Arena
Fri 11th GLASGOW, SSE Hydro
Sat 12th LIVERPOOL, M&S Bank Arena
Sun 13th BIRMINGHAM, Resorts World Arena
Tue 15th BOURNEMOUTH, Bournemouth Int’nl Centre
Wed 16th BOURNEMOUTH, Bournemouth Int’nl Centre
Thu 17th NOTTINGHAM, Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
Sat 19th LONDON, O2 Arena
Sun 20th LONDON, O2 Arena
Tue 22nd BRIGHTON, Centre
Wed 23rd BRIGHTON, Centre
Thu 24th CARDIFF, Motorpoint Arena
Mick Hucknall has been Simply Red’s songwriter and bandleader since the very beginning in 1985, aided by long-serving saxophonist Ian Kirkham since 1986. The current line-up has remained consistent since 2003, and the new tour will play to the core strengths of this fantastic band. “I want them to enjoy playing, for crowds to get up and move around, and everybody to put their heart into it. It’s all about capturing the groove.” says Mick.
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Born in Manchester, lived in Australia for 22 years where i was heavily involved in the Australian Music Industry, firstly in bands (Singer) and then managing bands (all original), I moved back to the UK, Wales specifically 10 years ago and married my childhood sweetheart and life is good.