TAUNTON will welcome Rag ‘n’ Bone Man next summer, as he’s announced as the latest headline artist for ‘Live in Somerset’.

He joins the already announced Olly Murs and Simply Red as the third and final headline act for the show.

The three-times Brit Award winner who is renowned for his international hits, will headline the Saturday evening of ‘Live in Somerset’ on August 27, 2022, which takes place in Taunton’s Vivary Park.

Rory Graham a.k.a Rag ‘n’ Bone Man first hit the music scene in 2017 with his multi-platinum selling album ‘Human’, which became the fastest-selling debut album by a British male during that decade.

It also won him ‘British Breakthrough Act’ and ‘Critics Choice Award’ at the 2017 Brits, as well as ‘Best British Single’ for the title track ‘Human’.

He is best known for ‘Human’, ‘Giant’, which he collaborated with Calvin Harris on, as well as ‘Anywhere Away from Here’, a collaboration with Pink, his other hits include ‘Skin’, ‘All You Ever Wanted’ and ‘Run’.

Carlie Davidson of LCC Live, said this is a massive coup for ‘Live in Somerset’, and it completes the headline artist announcements for the three-evening event.

“Events like ‘Live in Somerset’ take years to plan and to confirm artists, so we’re over the moon to make this announcement, and to complete the line-up for the three-evening live music event.

“Rag ‘n’ Bone Man is an outstanding artist, known for his deep voice and amazing hits, so we can’t wait for him to take to the stage and entertain fans with hits including ‘Giant’ and ‘Human’ in Taunton’s stunning Vivary Park. We’re so excited – this is going to be special!

“Tickets go on sale on Friday December 17, and we do expect demand to be high, especially in the run up to Christmas, so you’d best be quick.”

Tickets for Rag ‘n’ Bone Man at ‘Live in Somerset’ go on sale at 9am on Friday December 17 from www.lcclive.co.uk; www.ticketline.co.uk as well as from Taunton’s Visitor Centre on Fore Street.