Simply Red Reform
Simply Red Mick Hucknall - image by Ros O'Gorman

Simply Red Mick Hucknall - image by Ros O'Gorman

Simply Red Reform

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on November 4, 2014

in News

Simply Red are reforming to celebrate their 30th anniversary.

The band, headed by Mick Hucknall, did a farewell tour in 2009-10 which the singer said “will be the last Simply Red tour.” Hucknall has gone on to record the album American Soul and did some touring with Faces but, as so many before him, “last” does not always mean “final.”

Hucknall announced the Big Love Tour on Twitter with a handwritten note.

“Am happy to celebrate with you our 30 years in music,” Mick Hucknall wrote. “We hpe you’re going to enjoy the shows as much as we are.”

Joining Hucknall are Ian Kirkham (sax­o­phone), Kenji Suzuki (gui­tar), Steve Lew­in­son (bass), Dave Clayton (key­boards), Roman Roth (drums), and Kevin Robin­son (trum­pet and flute).

Tickets for the tour go on sale this Friday at 8 AM for U.K. shows. Check the band’s official page for on-sale for other dates.

All dates are for 2015:
10/20 – Odense, Denmark – Sprarekassen Fyn Arena
10/24 – Warsay, Poland – Torwar
10/26 – Prague, Czech Republic – Forum
10/27 – Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
10/29 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
10/30 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
10/31 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
11/02 – Hamburg, Germany – O2 World
11/03 – Berlin, Germany – O2 World
11/04 – Hannover, Germany – TUI Arena
11/06 – Dortmund, Germany – Westfalenhalle
11/07 – Leipzig, Germany – Arena
11/08 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
11/10 – Mannheim, Germany – SAP Arena
11/11 – Basel, Switzerland – St Jakobshalle
11/12 – Geneva, Switzerland – Arena Geneva
11/14 – Rome, Italy – Palaottomatica
11/15 – Milan, Italy – Forum
11/17 – Paris, France – Zeneth
11/18 – Antwerp, Belgium – Sportpaleis
11/20 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
11/28 – Brighton, U.K. – Centre
11/29 – Brighton, U.K. – Centre
12/01 – Dublin, Ireland – Arena
12/02 – Belfast, Northern Ireland – Odyssey Arena
12/04 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. – Metro Radio Arena
12/05 – Glasgow, U.K. – SSE Hydro
12/06 – Aberdeen, U.K. – AECC
12/08 – Leeds, U.K. – First Direct Arena
12/09 – Nottingham, U.K. – Capital FM Arena
12/11 – Liverpool, U.K. – Echo Arena
12/12 – Manchester, U.K. – Arena
12/13 – Birmingham, U.K. – LG Arena
12/17 – London, U.K. – O2 Arena
12/18 – London, U.K. – O2 Arena

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