PREVIEW: Simply Red to play Utilita Arena Sheffield on 40th Anniversary Tour

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Simply Red have added a Utilita Arena Sheffield date to their Special 40th Anniversary UK & Ireland Arena Tour. 

The chart-topping Fairground hitmakers will perform at the venue on Tuesday, September 30, 2025.

BUY TICKETS: Tickets go on general sale this Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10am - see


Due to huge public demand, Simply Red today announce they’re adding Sheffield to their 40th Anniversary tour, to celebrate the remarkable legacy of one of the UK’s most treasured bands.

All other tour dates are on sale now.

Few bands have enjoyed the success and longevity of Simply Red. With over 60 million albums sold worldwide, five UK #1 albums, 1.8 billion streams across streaming platforms worldwide, and over 1 million YouTube subscribers, Simply Red remain one of the UK’s most successful and well-loved bands.

Mick Hucknall formed Simply Red in 1985Mick Hucknall formed Simply Red in 1985
Mick Hucknall formed Simply Red in 1985

Their 1991 classic Stars was the best-selling album for two years running in Britain and Europe, and all 13 of Simply Red’s studio albums, including their latest release ‘Time’, have been UK Top 10’s.

Mick Hucknall formed Simply Red in 1985 working-class Manchester, and enjoyed early success with first single ‘Money’s Too Tight To Mention’ and the Brit Award-nominated album ‘Picture Book’ (the first of 13 nominations, and 3 Brit Award wins).

This was followed by a decade of superstardom and global hits. Today Simply Red continue to sell out tours across the globe. Their live show is renowned for its exceptional quality, with Mick Hucknall long-established as one of the great vocalists of contemporary music.

Simply Red will play the following headline shows in September & October 2025:

September 2025 Tue 23rd                      Belfast SSE Arena

Wed 24th                     Dublin 3 Arena

Fri 26th                         Leeds First Direct Arena

Sat 27th                       Manchester Co-op Live

Sun 28th                       Glasgow OVO Hydro Arena

Tue 30th             Sheffield Utilita Arena

October Wed 1st                       Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

Fri 3rd                           Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

Sat 4th                         Birmingham Utilita Arena

Sun 5th                         Cardiff, Utilita Arena

Tue 7th                         Brighton Centre

Thu 9th                         London The O2

Fri 10th                         London The O2



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