The British band Simply Red will perform on Thursday, December 15, 2022, starting with 9:15 pm, at the Kioene Arena, in Padua.
Simply Red was formed in Manchester in 1985, disbanded in 2010, and reformed in 2015 for the 30th anniversary European tour, the Big Love Tour 2015.
The band’s current lineup consists of Mick Hucknall (lead vocals), Ian Kirkham (saxophone, keyboards), Steve Lewinson (bass, backing vocals), Kenji Suzuki (guitars, backing vocals), Kevin Robinson (trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion, backing vocals), Dave Clayton (keyboards), and Roman Roth (drums, backing vocals).
The band released their debut studio album, Picture Book, in 1985. Men and Women was released in 1987, A New Flame in 1989, Stars in 1991, Life in 1995, Blue in 1998, Love and the Russian Winter in 1999, Home in 2003, Simplified in 2005 and Stay in 2007. Their eleventh album, Big Love, was released in 2015. The band’s twelfth studio album, Blue Eyed Soul, was released in November 2019.
Over time, Simply Red had five number one albums in the UK, with their 1991 album, Stars, being one of the best-selling albums in UK chart history. The band received the award for Best British Group at the 1992 and 1993 Brit Awards, and three Grammy Award nominations in 1987 and 1990. To date, Simply Red sold over 50 million albums worldwide.
Kioene Arena is an indoor sports arena located in Via San Marco 53, in Padua. The arena has a seating capacity of 3,916 and is primarily used for basketball, futsal and handball, but it also hosts live concerts.
The closest bus stop is San Marco 34, on the bus Line U10, about 230 meters away. Another bus stop located near the Arena is San Lazzaro, about 300 meters away, on the bus Lines 53E, 67E and U10. For precise directions, use the map below.
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