With over a billion hits on YouTube, and over 60 million albums worldwide, Simply Red will be heading to Darlington Arena next summer. 

The popular band, who released their first of 12 albums in 1985, will visit the region on Saturday 13th August, as part of their Summer 2022 tour.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday 26th November 2021 via Ticketmaster

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.

Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of Grandslam Live Ltd said “We are delighted to be returning to work with the team at Darlington Arena again next year. We love the venue. It’s so good to be able to plan live outdoor music shows again. Fans of Simply Red are in for an absolute treat.”

Darlington Arena Manager Danny Brown added: “It’s great for us to be able to welcome Simply Red to the Arena for what is becoming a busy summer of music next year. 

"We’re delighted to be working with LHG once again and we’re thoroughly looking forward to another great night at the Arena.”

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