Pop superstar Craig David is to bring his UK arena tour to Hull next year.
The singer will perform at the Bonus Arena on 9 April 2021. Tickets go on sale on Thursday at 10am from Ticketmaster.
Since bursting onto the scene with critically acclaimed debut album, ‘Born To Do It’, a genre-defining record that established Craig David as one of the UK’s most beloved artists, Craig has since remained at the helm of his own unique, authentically British sound. Making waves across the globe as the voice of one of the most pivotal eras in UK music, and in turn, one of the most successful artists in UK chart history.
Craig has achieved an astounding 23 UK Top 40 singles, nine UK Top 40 albums, amassed over 5 billion streams worldwide and has achieved multi-platinum status in more than 20 countries.
With two UK Number One albums under his belt, Craig has also received multiple BRIT Award and Grammy nominations, four MOBO Awards, as well as winning three Ivor Novello Awards.
Catapulting back into the charts and into the nation’s hearts with a string of hits and a UK Number One album with ‘Following My Intuition’, his triumphant return continued with the acclaimed ‘The Time is Now’. Both new albums have since received over 1.5 billion streams alone and seen Craig leap from strength to strength across our airwaves, TV screens and in the live arena. Craig’s last arena tour sold out in a matter of seconds and received five star reviews and critical acclaim across the board.
Tickets for this standing and seated event go on sale on Thursday at 10am. At present, they will be available via Ticketmaster. Telephone sales are unavailable at present. Accessible tickets can also be purchased online.
Meanwhile, it’s also been annonced that iconic New Wave band The Human League will visit the Bonus Arena, Hull on Monday, 6 December 2021 as part of their UK tour.
Celebrating 40 years since the release of DARE, The Human League will be performing this classic album in its entirety, as well as other hits from their extensive back catalogue, across arenas and theatres in the UK throughout December 2021
Originals of the British New Wave/Synth scene The Human League dominated the airwaves and charts throughout the 80’s with their dark yet stylish post punk electronica, which remains as fresh, current and highly influential today as it did with the release of DARE on the 16th October 1981.
On its release DARE instantly became a landmark album for the British music scene, spreading an exciting new sound to the US and Europe and helping give birth to a whole new era in music. The band are widely regarded as leaders of the second British Invasion of the US music market and, to this day, remain one of the most highly played bands on MTV worldwide.
DARE contained four hit singles, including the No 1 ‘Don’t You Want Me’ which is arguably the poppiest track on the album, staying in the charts for five weeks and making the 1981 Xmas No.1 slot. The album earnt them a Brit Award the following year and the band continued to grace the top 10 for the next fifteen years, with a resurgence of popularity and commercial success in every decade that has followed.
The band, who hail from Sheffield, have also released nine studio albums, two remix albums, one live album, six EP’s, 30 singles and since 2001 they have consistently toured and headlined contemporary festivals across the world.
The Human League’s ‘Dare 40 Tour’ also features on the bill Altered Images. Tickets for this all seated event go on sale on Friday at 10am. At present, they will only be available via Ticketmaster. Telephone sales are unavailable at present. Accessible tickets can also be purchased online.