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Simply Red summer 2022

With over a billion hits on You Tube, and over 60 million albums worldwide, 5 going to number one in the UK, we couldn’t be more excited about Simply Red heading to Plymouth, Central Park, on Sunday 10th July as part of their Summer 2022 tour.

Their 1991 classic “Stars” was the best-selling album for two years running in Britain and Europe. They have had two US Billboard chart toppers with classic singles “Holding Back The Years” and “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” – and every Simply Red studio album has been a UK top ten.

On his remarkable voice, Mick Hucknall says “I always want to push my voice a little harder, challenge it a little bit, give myself something to really sing to.” Hucknall has long since established himself as one of the great vocalists of contemporary music, with a raw honey and whiskey tone, and a sinuous flow that can shift from the tender sensuality to full on roaring power in a heartbeat. “It’s deepened a little bit but I’ve kept the high end, so I can still hit those notes. Singing is pure pleasure to me.”

Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of Grandslam Live Ltd said “We are delighted to be returning to work with the team at Central Park again next year. We love the venue. Its so good to be able to plan live outdoor music shows again and Simply Red are a great addition to Paloma Faith, who is performing at Central Park the night before, on Saturday 9th July. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible for an epic weekend of music”.

Councillor Mark Deacon, Cabinet Member for Customer Services, Culture, Leisure and Sport at Plymouth City Council said: “We’re delighted to be working with Grandslam Live to make the most of the fantastic event space we have in Central Park. Bringing more live music to Plymouth is really important to us, ensuring that music fans in Plymouth and the surrounding region don’t have to travel as far to see big names. Simply Red is a brilliant addition to our 2022 events line-up and it’s set to be another unmissable evening of entertainment.”

Catch Simply Red live at Plymouth, Central Park, on Sunday 10th July 2022.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday 26th November 2021.
Tickets are available from:


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