Craig David 2022 tour celebrates Born To Do It anniversary
Philip Mak - March 03, 2021

Craig David 2022 tour celebrates Born To Do It anniversary

The tour was rescheduled and new dates have been confirmed - Let us fill you in on the details
Craig David 2022 UK tour

British R&B singer Craig David is going on a massive 15-date 2022 UK arena tour in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his debut album, Born to Do It.

Released in 2000, the record produced such verified bops as “Fill Me In”, “7 Days” and “Walking Away”. Titled the Hold That Thought Tour, his next round of performances will kick off in April 2021 — launching in Nottingham and wrapping up with two TS5 performances in Glasgow and Newcastle. The tour will also include stops in Manchester, Birmingham, London and more along the way.


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Fan @jodiesbafta tweeted, “Anton fanboying over Craig David is the purest thing I've ever seen #Loveisland”, while @lveisland said, "anton is more excited to see craig david than any girl that’s ever walked in the villa lmao #loveisland”.

Speaking of Love Island, Metro quotes David as saying, “Yeah I love the show. There are friendships here and love going on, even among all the chaos that can happen from show to show.”

Want to be there for his next Rendezvous? Keep reading for everything you need to know before you to the 2021 Craig David tour. 

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Craig David fast facts

  • Career began: 1997
  • Hometown: Southampton, UK
  • Number of studio albums: 7; Born to Do It (2000), Slicker Than Your Average (2002), The Story Goes... (2005), Trust Me (2007), Signed Sealed Delivered (2010), Following My Intuition (2016), The Time Is Now (2018)
  • Musical style: R&B, hip-hop, dance
  • Most famous singles: “Fill Me In”, “7 Days”, “Rendezvous”, “Walking Away”, “What’s Your Flava”, "Rise & Fall” ft. Sting, "All the Way”, "Don't Love You No More (I'm Sorry)”, "Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)”, "I Know You” ft. Bastille, “Re-Rewind (The Crowd Say Bo Selecta)” ft. Artful Dodger

What are the 2022 Craig David tour dates?

Craig David’s Hold That Thought anniversary tour will bring him to 13 cities around the UK in April 2021. There will doubtlessly be fans present both for his classic hits from Born to Do It as well as those who love his new material, including garage hits like “Ain't Givin' Up” and “Heartline”.

David tells Shortlist: “For the fans that have grown up with me, some of their fondest memories are from when they were young, free and careless — they can remember the songs that spark memories for them. Let’s go back there! It’s not all about having the weight of the world on your shoulders, it really isn’t.”

Craig David 2022 UK tour dates:

  • 7 April 2022 — Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 9 April 2022 — Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • 10 April 2022 — Resorts World Arena Birmingham
  • 12 April 2022 — Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth
  • 13 April 2022 — Brighton Centre, Brighton
  • 16 April 2022— The O2 Arena, London
  • 17 April 2022 — The O2 Arena, London
  • 19 April 2022 — Bournemouth International Centre
  • 20 April 2022 — Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 22 April 2022— First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • 23 April 2022 — Manchester AO Arena, Manchester
  • 24 April 2022 — M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 26 April 2022 — Hull Bonus Arena, Hull
  • 28 April 2022 — Newcastle, O2 Academy (Craig David TS5)
  • 29 April 2022 — Glasgow, O2 Academy (Craig David TS5)

Is Craig David releasing a new album?

David has also released two singles in 2019 —"When You Know What Love Is” and "Do You Miss Me Much”— though he has yet to announce his next studio album. Chances are though, if he does, he will perform some new material on his Hold That Thought Tour in 2022. He also released "Really Love", a single collaboration with KSI and Digital Farm Animals.

Shortlist quotes David as saying, “A new album is a definite next year, one hundred percent. I like to think that this album will be so fun and playful — but with a positive and uplifting message.”

How to get Craig David tickets?

Tickets for the Craig David tour went on sale back in 13 September 2019 - not ready to purchase yet and worried about sold out? You can always find tickets on StubHub! 

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