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Paul Heaton announces summer date for Cardiff Castle

Paul Heaton is heading to South Wales this summer for what promises to be another incredible show at Cardiff Castle.

The Beautiful South and Housemartins great will headline at the iconic outdoor venue on Wednesday June 26th.

Featuring guest singer Rianne Downey, the Cardiff show will see Paul Heaton performing songs from throughout his career including classic tracks from The Beautiful South and The Housemartins.

Paul Heaton is one of the UK’s most consistently successful songwriters. His total sales across his catalogue (The Housemartins, The Beautiful South, solo, and Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott) is 8.8 million in the UK, and 13 million globally.

His songwriting genius was recognised at the prestigious Ivor Awards 2022 where he was presented with a long overdue gong for ‘Outstanding Song Collection’.

The headlining show for Cardiff Castle is presented by promoters DEPOT Live and Cuffe and Taylor.

Nick Saunders from DEPOT Live said: We’re looking forward to giving Paul Heaton a big Welsh welcome; he will be a great addition to our incredible line-up of artists for the summer season at Cardiff Castle.”

Paul Heaton is the latest headliner revealed for what promises to be a stunning summer at Cardiff Castle. He joins indie music legends Manic Street Preachers and Suede who will play two consecutive sold-out co-headline shows, a double-headlining show from US alt rockers The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer, British rock band IDLES and headlining shows from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Avril Lavigne, JLS, Tom Grennan, Madness, Rick Astley, Crowded House and The National with more to be announced.

Tickets are all priced at £35. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am Friday from depotlive.co.uk