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#SimpleMinds are delighted to announce that they'll tour NORTH AMERICA in September & October 2018 !
The band will play two full sets each night featuring iconic songs spanning their whole career plus tracks from new album #WalkBetweenWorlds !

Tickets on general sale from Fri 27th April at 10.00am (venue local time).

Special Fan Pre-Sale & VIP Packages from Wednesday 25th of April at 10.00am (venue local time).

Details & links here: po.st/SM-NorthAmerica18

Bethlehem, PA - Red Bank, NJ - Montreal, QC
London, ON - Toronto, ON - New York, NY
Boston, MA - Upper Darby, PA - Washington, DC
Atlanta, GA - Nashville, TN - Cleveland, OH
Milwaukee, WI - Detroit, MI - Chicago, IL
Denver, CO - Reno, NV - Las Vegas, NV
San Diego, CA - Los Angeles, CA - San Francisco, CA
Portland, OR - Seattle, WA - Vancouver, BC

Details & links here: po.st/SM-NorthAmerica18
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#SimpleMinds are delighted to announce that theyll tour NORTH AMERICA in September & October 2018 !
The band will play two full sets each night featuring iconic songs spanning their whole career plus tracks from new album #WalkBetweenWorlds !

Tickets on general sale from Fri 27th April at 10.00am (venue local time).

Special Fan Pre-Sale & VIP Packages from Wednesday 25th of April at 10.00am (venue local time).

Details & links here: http://po.st/SM-NorthAmerica18

Bethlehem, PA - Red Bank, NJ - Montreal, QC
London, ON - Toronto, ON - New York, NY
Boston, MA - Upper Darby, PA - Washington, DC
Atlanta, GA - Nashville, TN - Cleveland, OH
Milwaukee, WI - Detroit, MI - Chicago, IL
Denver, CO - Reno, NV - Las Vegas, NV
San Diego, CA - Los Angeles, CA - San Francisco, CA
Portland, OR - Seattle, WA - Vancouver, BC

Details & links here: http://po.st/SM-NorthAmerica18

 

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Parents bringing next generation of fans, beware that at least one show says 21+ (Cleveland), which is probably a venue policy. You will want to check with the venue before buying tix just in case they won't enforce.

YES! Of course this is announced after I bought tix to see them in the UK 🇬🇧. So it’s 2 concerts then! 🙂

North America is also Mexico, you have tons of fans here. Please visit our country too!

There is nothing more refreshing then beautiful wonderful steadfastness, precious lovely perfection unfolding so adequately in such a time as this unfolding before our very eyes. That is (I am speechless) the most excellant way to celebrate 40 years. WOW there is so much to say so much but ill stop for now. I Love that picture. The coloring in the celebration part is perfection. 🎤💖

Simple Minds Official you guys will be knackered after all that! For everyone who can make it to one of the concerts, you are getting a great deal there (a double concert) 🤗🤩 As for all the complainers 🙄 it's the promoters who organise these things, not the band, so if you want to see them in your area then pick up the phone, do the leg-work, and see if you can get them invited to play near you 😏 Whining about it on here will not achieve anything 🤐 Considering how hard it is to organise a tour, I think you are extremely fortunate to be getting the awesome tour that has been planned for you in N America this year 😎

Bloody brilliant! Love you guys thanks for coming to Vancouver! Been a fan for 35 years! Seen u in 1984 Ulster Hall! Stiil sound as great as ever! 🙌💃🎸❤️🌹Hope KT Tunstall is the support🙏🤣

Great to see an official tour announced for the 40th anniversary. Wow! Two sets. All great things in life are worth waiting for, and I'm sure your US fans couldn't agree more! It will be fantastic. 👍

Excellent! Ausome! Finally a USA tour and reachable! Can't Wait and hope Big Music and maybe, just maybe, Blood Type O, Will make the setlist!

Thanks for including Chicago on your tour. The last time I saw you was in Toronto on your last N.A. tour and the plane almost crashed......an amazing emergency landing by a great pilot..... Thankfully I don't have to fly to see you again ❣️

So exciting! Can’t wait for Montreal!! Just wondering about the packages - they say reserved seat in first couple rows. This venue is general seating though, just wondering how that works. Definitely contemplating a meet & greet package! 🙂

Arrrgh Seattle on a weekend!!! Gotta decide whether I have enough vacation time or go instead to the Vancouver show 🤔

Yes, see you in LA. Just moved from The Netherlands and thought that my Simple Minds concerts were over :). I am a happy man

The boys are back in la Belle Province, looking forward to the show in Montreal. You all look great, If you would like to be interviewed for the Montreal Times send PM me.

Sorry for doubting you Jim, as my savings account took a substantial hit after booking Golden Circle tix for the last 2 gigs in the Grandslam tour in September. No worries, we’ll be back home in the States in time to do it again. So happy for the other US fans. We could all use a bit of light in our lives just now and have no doubt that Simple Minds will deliver.

It's hard to focus at work thinking about how awesome it will be not having to travel to see my all time faves

Thsts Amazing! Im still hoping we gat a tag on. I swear il even suffer the hot weather . If it happens please give us a meet and greet.

Yay!!!!!❤ Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I'll be seeing you guys in Washington D.C.!!!! I'm sooooooo excited!!!!!!!! I'm going to bring my 11 year old daughter with me!

Omg, North America!! Utterly devastated that your not coming to Florida though! Thank you for coming to the states at least though! I wish to God you’d come to Florida though!

No Miami?! 😡 I had to fly to NY when you were here last time! 24 shows and not a single one in Florida!? What an oversight!

Sure wish there would have been a SLC, Utah venue. I’ve loved these guys for nearly 3 decades!!! Maybe Vegas or L.A. if I can swing it.

What Is happening ? México have a lot of simple.minds fans , You ( the band) have to consider this!!!!

W.o.w.! I came to Europe to see you on the Big Music tour and loved the shows! I was tired of waiting. Looking forward to these US shows!!

Is there a press code for the Vancouver show? I MUST get tickets for my hubby! This is literally his dream come true!

THANK YOU Jim and Company!! Awesome choice to play The Moore Theater in Seattle!! Will see you there!!!

Becky my favourite band. Amazing live, seen them many times. Get yourself tickets to the Atlanta show ❤️

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22 hours ago

Simple Minds Official

MINDS + TREVOR - GORBALS STUDIO - GLASGOW
It was only 30 years ago that we last lined up together. None of us have changed a bit. Right?
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MINDS + TREVOR - GORBALS STUDIO - GLASGOW
It was only 30 years ago that we last lined up together. None of us have changed a bit. Right?
https://www.facebook.com/simpleminds/photos/a.102345883178690.4717.100317830048162/1669596399786956/?type=3&theater

 

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A stadium band for five reasons.....They've played with so many great musicians but surely Mick M really has been the most significant and certainly greatest composer among them. And Mel THE drummer. Oh to see them with Derek Forbes. They were a band to me and thousands more. A proper band. With power, subtlety and more chemistry perhaps than even they realized? May have become a duo. But they were a great great band and I would guess those five together really would pull the biggest crowds. That is afterall when all is said and done what most consider the classic line up. Where did I read Bono saying 'Oh no don't tell me you guys are getting back together again!' ? ie You were fantastic and you may blow us out the water! I know it was an interview with Derek when he and Mick met Bono backstage not so so long ago in Glasgow. When the other three were playing.....Get up there guys! You were indeed a stadium band for five good reasons.:-) ( Yes I know John Giblin is a legend and stepped into Dereks shoes most ably - like all your bassists - but he was playing Dereks licks!)

Although simple minds have made some great music in recent years. I genuinely believe that the departure of Michael McNeil was never replaced and that future contribution from him would be a return to a sound that I miss from simple minds. I don't think his influence was fully appreciated.and has been some what missed. Great to see him back with the band

Whether this is reminiscing or moving forward. Just to see Mick in the Minds camp again makes the hairs stand on end!!

To see Mick in the studio with Jim and Charlie, it's a dream I've waited for 28 years

Good to see Mick again, hope that there Will Be some Music

Fantastic photo guys, just has good as this one.! Thanks Jim, great to meet you at the Bryan Ferry gig in Glasgow

No diresrespect to anyone, but the past is the past. I would bet a dime that the work reuniting the 4 lads would be for the looooong awaited remaster of Street Fighting Years 😀 <3 But I won't beg for Mick or any past member to come back. The band has evolved since 1992. The sound developped since Graffiti Soul leading to the splendid Walk Between Worlds is perfect (at least to me and some fans I'm talking too 🙂 ) Just like Alan Wilder in Depeche Mode or Porl Thompson in The Cure... when it's gone, it's gone.

The amount of musical talent in this one photograph is immeasurable

Would be brilliant to see mick, Mel & derek back for a comeback tour Xx

After all’s said and done, the band I got into as a 16 year old way back in 1981 was a 5 piece band, I think for a lot of fans that group of musicians is thought of as the real simple minds, yeah the new musics still good but I just thought when I was watching them in Manchester recently, this isn’t the real McCoy .Would be great for even 1 more album and tour the band would get back together, it would be a sell out that’s for sure.

Mick and Big Mel Derek Forbes back to the original line up when i think when the band was at its best,but still is producing some great music but with all those guys its the business.

No disrespect to current and past lineups, who are/were great, but Mick would be my first signing in the summer transfer window! Even for a couple of guest live tracks as a teaser!

Some fans & Jim have said ‘the past is the past’ etc, however SM’s of recent years are no longer composing songs as a 4 piece + Jim. Things move on(technology and the music industry) and whilst I have liked recent albums, it seems these tracks haven’t come together as easily, required third party assistance, vaults been raided from 20+ yrs ago. Live set lists have always concentrated heavily on the classic period. Tracks forged by D, M, C & J, so whilst saying the past is the past, that really doesn’t seem to be the case with this live selection. I for one would love to see D & M, create and perform once again. Bit of a dilemma with Brian or Mel!? SM’s certainly wouldn’t be SM’s without J&C, I’m not convinced they’re SM’s anymore without M&D!! What those 4 created between 79-85 was phenomenal (first 8 albums). I have enjoyed the J&C’s renaissance period 91-present, it’s just now so far removed from what created their reputation and hard earned success.

Class ! Great to see Mick again. Absolutely loved his work on your first 7 albums. Bought the remastered vinyl box set 2 years ago..... absolutely love it !

And after Real Life I'm going to listen to Live in the City of light my very favourite , Easter Easter and then I can sleep. I wondered if you really do know how you change peoples lives with your music? I know you have mine. It has been my safe place to travel to in my darkest moments and the place where I can dance where my heart sings with joy . I tend to write a lot of crap when I'm very very very tired which is about now? One thing is true the sentiments are from the heart and I mean them. Cannot wait to see you play.

Great to see Mick and Trevor with you guys in a studio in Glasgow Hope that we get to hear what was played Exciting times again thanks 😀

Of course Jim ^_^ ...but what a cool pic is this? it’s fantastic to see Mick with you also awww!! But… couldn’t you tell him there was a dress code poor thing…? (Just kidding 😁…. ) a BIG CIAO to you all fantastic artists and legends!👏

Sometimes chemistry is life-long, is it not? Whatever it was that drew you together in the first place still works, even after such a long time. Who wouldn't find that photo heart-warming.... and none of us have changed in 30 years, Jim. 😀

Id love to see Derek Forbes back and hear Waterfront at its best 😁😁😁😁😁

Great photo. Its fantastic to see you all back together! Incidentally - Trevor Horn was sitting a couple of rows behind me at the Roundhouse this February!

Has Mick got new teeth out the same shop as Charlie. Great seeing pals out to play .

How lovely to see Mick with you again 😀

No, you look happy as one could look happy, it makes no difference if it has been ten, twenty or thirty years ago!...and now I am very curious about what is going on!

Is he back for good? I can't believe it...let us dream again...If it s true, next record and tour will be very great....

For me, one of the greatest things of Simple Minds live is Mick’s keyboard on Oh Jungle Land at the end...

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Simple Minds are proud to announce a brand new studio album with some very special tour dates!

 

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‘Walk Between Worlds’ is OUT NOW.

Live Shows

May
5
Sat
2018
Znjan Beach – Split – Croatia
May 5 all-day
Znjan Beach - Split - Croatia @ Znjan Beach

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere some songs from the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS, along with a selection of hits and classics. They play Znjan Beach – Split – Croatia.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets go on sale from Monday 9th April.***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

May
26
Sat
2018
Biggest Weekend – Perth – UK
May 26 all-day
Biggest Weekend - Perth - UK @ Biggest Weekend Scone Palace

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS. The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, The Biggest Weekend, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets available Monday 12th February 2018***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

May
27
Sun
2018
BMW PGA Golf Championship – Wentworth – UK
May 27 all-day
BMW PGA Golf Championship - Wentworth - UK @ BMW PGA Golf Championship

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics. #BMWPGA – info

 

Sunday tickets to watch the BMW PGA Golf Championship include entry to the Simple Minds concert.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on sale NOW***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

Jun
3
Sun
2018
City Groove Fest – Podgorica – Montenegro
Jun 3 all-day
City Groove Fest - Podgorica - Montenegro @ City Groove Festival

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere some songs from the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS, along with a selection of hits and classics. They play City Groove Festival – Podgorica – Montenegro.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on sale from 15/4/18***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Caribana Fest, Crans-sur-Nyon, CH
Jun 7 all-day
Caribana Fest, Crans-sur-Nyon, CH @ Caribana Festival

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on general sale NOW***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

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