Simply Red are reforming for a 2015 UK arena tour to celebrate their 30th anniversary.
The band decided to part ways in 2010 after 25 years together following a concert run at London’s O2 Arena. ‘I like an anniversary, and this is a big one’, Mick Hucknall says, ‘It feels like the right time’.
The new dates take place in November and December 2015 starting with two shows in Brighton and closing with two shows at The O2 Arena in London.
The full list of dates is:
Sat 28th – Brighton, Brighton Centre
Sun 29th – Brighton, Brighton Centre
Tue 1st – Dublin, Dublin 3 Arena
Wed 2nd – Belfast, Belfast Odyssey
Fri 4th – Newcastle, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Sat 5th – Glasgow, Hydro Arena
Sun 6th – Aberdeen, Aberdeen E&CC
Tue 8th – Leeds, Leeds First Direct Arena
Wed 9th – Nottingham, Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Fri 11th – Liverpool, Liverpool Echo Arena
Sat 12th – Manchester, Manchester Phones 4 U Arena
Sun 13th – Birmingham, LG Arena
Thu 17th – London, O2 Arena
Fri 18th – London, O2 Arena