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    Live In Somerset

    Live In Somerset

    Rag 'n' Bone Man - Saturday 27th August 2022


    Taunton will be welcoming Rag ‘n’ Bone Man next summer, as he’s announced as the latest headline artist for ‘Live in Somerset’.

    The three-times Brit Award winner who is renowned for his deep baritone voice and internationally acclaimed hits, will headline the Saturday evening of ‘Live in Somerset’ on 27th August 2022, which takes place in Taunton’s Vivary Park.

    Rory Graham a.k.a Rag ‘n’ Bone Man first hit the music scene in 2017 with his multi-platinum selling album ‘Human’, which became the fastest-selling debut album by a British male during that decade. It also won him ‘British Breakthrough Act’ and ‘Critics Choice Award’ at the 2017 Brits, as well as ‘Best British Single’ for the title track ‘Human’. Instantly, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man was an international success story, with fans around the world appreciating the music of an extremely talented singer-songwriter.

    Best known for hits including ‘Human’, ‘Giant’, which he collaborated with Calvin Harris on, as well as ‘Anywhere Away from Here’, a collaboration with Pink, his other hits include ‘Skin’, ‘All You Ever Wanted’ and ‘Run’.

    This is a massive coup for LCC Live, the organisers of ‘Live in Somerset’, and it completes the headline artist announcements for the three-evening live music event. Carlie Davidson of LCC Live, said:

    “Events like ‘Live in Somerset’ take years to plan and to confirm artists, so we’re over the moon to make this announcement, and to complete the line-up for the three-evening live music event.

    “Rag ‘n’ Bone Man is an outstanding artist, known for his deep voice and amazing hits, so we can’t wait for him to take to the stage and entertain fans with hits including ‘Giant’ and ‘Human’ in Taunton’s stunning Vivary Park. We’re so excited – this is going to be special!

    “Tickets go on sale on Friday (17th December), and we do expect demand to be high, especially in the run up to Christmas, so you’d best be quick!”

    Simply Red - Sunday 28th August 2022


    Simply Red are the latest headliner to be announced for ‘Live in Somerset’ next summer.

    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!

    Mick Hucknall commented:

    “I’ve spent most of my life going out and singing for people, and it has felt strange not to have that for such a long time. It’s wonderfully inspiriting that people can go and see bands again now, and I can’t wait to get back on stage.”

    Mick Hucknall has been the songwriter and bandleader since the beginning in 1985. The current line-up of Simply Red has remained consistent since 2003, and features Ian Kirkham (saxophone), Kenji Suzuki (guitar), Dave Clayton (keyboards), Pete Lewinson (drums), Steve Lewinson (bass guitar) and Kevin Robinson (trumpet and flute).

    Caitlin Brown of concert promoter, LCC Live, which is hosting ‘Live in Somerset’, said:

    “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.

    Caitlin added:

    “’Live in Somerset’ 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.”


    Sat 27 Aug 2022 18:00

    Rag 'n' Bone Man - Live in Somerset

    Taunton Vivary Park

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    Sun 28 Aug 2022 18:00

    Simply Red - Live in Somerset

    Taunton Vivary Park

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