Simply Red are the latest headliner to be announced for ‘Live in Somerset’ next summer in Taunton.
Mick Hucknall and his band announced today (Monday 22nd November) that they’re headed to Taunton’s Vivary Park on Sunday 28th August 2022, as part of their Summer ’22 tour.
With over a billion hits on YouTube, having sold over 60 million albums worldwide – five of which were number one in the UK – the band is much-loved for its soul-pop music.
Hits include their 1985 classic ‘Holding Back The Years’ as well as ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now’, which Simply Red took to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1989. ‘Fairground’, ‘Angel’ and ‘The Air That I Breathe’ have also been chart hits for the band – in fact, every studio album the band has produced has been a UK top ten hit!
Caitlin Brown of concert promoter, LCC Live, which is hosting ‘Live in Somerset’ told Tone News over the weekend:
We’re thrilled to add Simply Red to our ‘Live in Somerset’ 2022 line-up. I’ve grown up listening to their soulful hits and just can’t wait to see them live in Taunton’s stunning Vivary Park. It’s going to be special!
‘Live in Somerset’ is a three-evening live music event, which takes place from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2022. and is shaping up to be a fantastic weekend of live music for all the family, even more so now that Simply Red and guests are bringing the event to a close.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (26th November 2021) from the Taunton Visitor Centre on Fore Street.