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Australia and New Zealand! Tickets for Simple Minds' Wellington and Auckland shows are on sale right now - get yours at simpleminds.lnk.to/SimpleMinds40Tour. All other tickets are on sale shortly at 10am local time. ... See MoreSee Less

Australia and New Zealand! Tickets for Simple Minds Wellington and Auckland shows are on sale right now - get yours at https://simpleminds.lnk.to/SimpleMinds40Tour. All other tickets are on sale shortly at 10am local time.

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Got ours for Brisbane, now just the long wait 😁😁😁

Please add Adelaide 😍

After 40 stressful minutes of getting interrupted at work at all the wrong times, and then trying to get decent seats, I finally got 2 tickets for myself and my wife for Melbourne. So bloody excited! Got your playlist on at work right now. 😁🎶😁

What a shame, I'd go but I've just used my Christmas present on seeing U2 last Friday.

See you in Melbourne and Christchurch🙌

Got mine for the Binbadgen Estate. Bring on December 2020. So excited. Saw them there 2 or 3 years ago and going back again.

Already got Wellington, getting Christchurch today

Got mine for Melbourne flying down from Brisbane

Have you added Adelaide yet???? Please come back to Adelaide, so unfair for your south Aussie fans to miss out on this tour . 😢🎸 ADELAIDE let’s get Simple Minds here !!! Get behind the petition, sign and share and raise your voices to get them here chng.it/hz9GY67KyC

Get the album from JB HIFI. Strand arc SYDNEY. 💃🏻

We got our tickets today for Rochford Winery - can’t wait! Jodi Patterson

Got mine for Christchurch excited as

But no ADELAIDE concert !

So excited!!! Got mine today!!!!

Hi yes already checked this out not my neigbourhood

Yep got my tix

Ashley Burrell have you booked yet? 😁

Noni Olsen They’re coming to Oz.😁

Sally Wagnon with OMD!!!

Richard Keenan

Tracey Turner

Done

Sue Lynch Next years early Christmas present ?

Todd your shout 😬

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TREES
Friend of mine in Australia has been sending great reports re the current U2 Joshua Tree Tour taking place down under. No surprise for me. The Irishmen established themselves as a great live band almost from day one.That they continue to be so is a joy to all who turn out to see them.https://tonedeaf.thebrag.com/live-review-u2-marvel-stadium-2019/

No Joshua Tree type landscapes around me here in the wintry Trossachs. (Scotland) But I'm happy. Having 'planted the seeds' of some new Simple Minds songs - demoed a few days ago in London, today we are looking at planting some new trees at the bottom of the garden.

Music and our songs will of course be our artistic legacy. But these young trees (cherry and almond blossom) going into the ground today will also act as some kind of legacy. Hopefully fo future generations/birds/wildlife/insects to enjoy and benefit from.
JK
www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKesAnqdq8w

Photo By Anton Corbijn - Loch Lomond, Scotland. 1984

Simple Minds have so far announced 49 shows across 14 countries on their 2020 World Tour, celebrating 40 Years Of Hits!Make sure you've got your tickets before it's too late to join this epic party: SimpleMinds.lnk.to/SimpleMinds40Tour
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TREES
Friend of mine in Australia has been sending great reports re the current U2 Joshua Tree Tour taking place down under. No surprise for me. The Irishmen established themselves as a great live band almost from day one.That they continue to be so is a joy to all who turn out to see them.https://tonedeaf.thebrag.com/live-review-u2-marvel-stadium-2019/

No Joshua Tree type landscapes around me here in the wintry Trossachs. (Scotland) But Im happy. Having planted the seeds of some new Simple Minds songs - demoed a few days ago in London, today we are looking at planting some new trees at the bottom of the garden.

Music and our songs will of course be our artistic legacy. But these young trees (cherry and almond blossom) going into the ground today will also act as some kind of legacy. Hopefully fo future generations/birds/wildlife/insects to enjoy and benefit from.
JK
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKesAnqdq8w

Photo By Anton Corbijn - Loch Lomond, Scotland. 1984

Simple Minds have so far announced 49 shows across 14 countries on their 2020 World Tour, celebrating 40 Years Of Hits!Make sure youve got your tickets before its too late to join this epic party: https://SimpleMinds.lnk.to/SimpleMinds40Tour

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These two guys were the heroes of my youth. My leaders, my relegion. Today, it seems to be crazy, even to myself. But 35 years ago the most important persons to me, giving me hope, strength and confidence. Incredible that I‘ve never seen this picture before. Really beautiful.

U2 and Simple Minds are my top favourite bands ever. You have the same roots guys and what decades are you left behind it's incredible in the history of Rock music. You both are the best. I do not see U2 in this year and they won't be on the road in 2020 but I'll see you guys 2 times next year: in Berlin and Dublin. Can't wait! ❤👑🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇮🇪

Sounds like you have a lovely garden and a green thumb. I love to garden, it is relaxing and therapeutic. Planted some Buddleja this year, it was lovely seeing the butterflies dance among them. So glad to hear your songs are coming along. Happy planting of your trees, and thank you for giving back to the earth and animals, that will benefit from your kindness.♥️ It's in the trees, it's coming - Kate Bush.🌲🌳🍁🦋🐞

Last time I saw U2 live was back in 1997, I would love to see the Joshua Tree tour. I first got into U2 with War album upon hearing Two Hearts Beat as One. The Unforgettable Fire and The Joshua Tree are great albums, also have the Outside it’s America documentary on video when it came out promoting the album.

I got rather intimate during the Innocence & Experience show at the Forum...If you don't mind standing for 5 hours...A kind gentleman let me have his space in the front row of the catwalk...That's me lower left. I've been lucky. I also like to get seats behind the stage...Go see U2...They can make a stadium seem intimate.....and well, can't tell..but I do adore them...lol Oh..and I have three beautiful ash trees in our backyard...I live in the house I grew up in and take care of my Mom..My Dad planted them in 1961....I love trees....

One of my favourite U2 pictures. I took this at Twickenham #1, Joshua Tree Tour 2017. Bono has just announced that Adam & his wife are expecting a baby, but Adam hadn’t told the public. His face was priceless.

Saw them Friday night in Melbourne, So great, they went to back to no stage theatrics, but pure music. I’ll be on line to get my tickets in the morning to my other most fave band. Can’t wait to see you guys next year in Melbourne! Oh yeaaaaah! Btw, you are most welcome to come see my tree!

Might venture into seeing U2 live... one day... being armed with binoculars from my perch 200 metres from the stage. Gone are the days of them doing intimate venues. Trees. Yep... the new garden looks a bit threadbare, it has to be said. But... it has a fabulous hedge border... suited to hedgehogs, I'm hoping. What are my chances of seeing red squirrels in suburban Glasgow, Jim? Don't tell me they all congregate on the southside? If there's none to be seen around the city, Where's the best spot? I need pointers. I need to see red squirrels. And I'm already planning on seeing puffins too. And... a bearded tit or two (and I mean the birds... I'm not insulting the locals... Yet!). 😇😊

I remember this article in Muziekkrant Oor? It was so inspiring. It was about "bands with a sky above their heads". Beautiful metaphor and it felt like that to me too as a young man.The best articles about Simple Minds were written by Alfred Bos, I think...he captured the mood so accurately !

Great to be in the outdoors, Jim, good for the soul! Hope your trees have some lovely cherry blossom next spring. I went into the garden yesterday to tidy up the leaves, very soogy to say the least round and about. Topped up the bird feeders too, and this morning counted 11 types of garden and woodland birds happily sharing various types of bird food...something simple but made me smile. ☺ Glad to hear that some more new music is being worked on. Keep on keeping on! 😊

Im afraid we are losing our landscape at a rapid rate this week. Such tragic loss in the koala populatioon as well. Can you plant a cherry blossum for me please.

I'd love to get a copy of that photo. My 2 favourite singers from a special time, growing up and discovering great songs and bands. Sadly U2 have slipped off my radar with their last couple of albums, but I can always be dragged back in with the Unforgettable Fire and Joshua Tree.

The Joshua Tree tour I loved! Watching them in Dublin with my husband on one side and a pensioner on the other who told us great stories from their early days. He had been a fan from literally day one. Sometimes it’s the people around you as much as the group you are watching that give the best memories.

Uh! I cannot believe you posted that? I did it too...!! Simple Minds and U2 have been rocking for so long and still playing a huge page in the history of Rock music 🎶 ♥️ I love 💕 that picture of YOU and BONO in loch Lomond... so hopefully one day you will be singing together on the same stage one of those songs or cherries 🍒 you are making these days... ♥️🎶🥂🍾🎉

Still I think you should do something together with u2.... Great to hear you working on new songs! Hopefully with some Scottish, mystic moods!

Joshua Tree is one of my favourite U2 albums. My late husband worked out there for 3 months every Summer from 1990. His photos from there were amazing 😊

U2 are having a show in Adelaide. Can you please arrange an Adelaide date on your tour next year

I was at that Melbourne concert! Simple Minds and U2 are my all-time favorite bands! I saw Simple Minds on Melbourne at Margaret Court Arena in 2017 that was a magical night just like U2 was last Friday night! But I can't wait to see Simple Minds again in Melbourne on the 1 December 2020 I just love you! ❤

Great U2 album. And may the fruits of your labours bring forth much blossom and music, Jim. 🙂

I don't remember this photo, thanks for sharing. Both U2 and Simple Minds are such fabulous live bands 😊

U2 were my band for a long time but our paths diverged quite some time ago. That said, Joshua Tree remains one of the most magical albums that I have ever heard and their live show was powerful and moving for decades. Many great memories for me.

Both yourselves and U2 are always guaranteed to put on a great show. Two bands I have enjoyed and seen from the start of their careers to the present day.

Great live bands ‘down under’.... Why else would I travel to Australia to see my favourite band. And I’m not talking about U2. See you soon 😉

They played a heartwarming tribute to Greg Carroll during their Auckland concert last week. Amazing... Can’t wait for you guys to come down under next year 😊

Top bands since ever! Saw U2 in 2017 in Rome and Milan and they delivered an outstanding performance. Regarding u2 sound quality comments in the web....no one can match Simple Minds sound live!!! Best ever

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Feb
28
Fri
2020
Zetlitz (Konserthus) – Stavanger – Norway
Feb 28 all-day
Zetlitz (Konserthus) - Stavanger - Norway @ Zetlitz (Stavanger Konserthus)

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR 2020

 

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ this November 1st! – PRE-ORDER ALBUM

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW (inc. VIP packages where available)

 

“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

 

 

Can’t get the tickets you’re looking for? Try the Official Simple Minds Twickets Page where fans sell tickets at face value. Say NO to ticket touts. Visit Twickets Now !

 

ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS? – See our Venue Accessibility Page

 

 

Feb
29
Sat
2020
Forum – Bergen – Norway
Feb 29 all-day
Forum - Bergen - Norway @ Forum

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR 2020

 

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ this November 1st! – PRE-ORDER ALBUM

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW (inc. VIP packages where available)

 

“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

 

 

Can’t get the tickets you’re looking for? Try the Official Simple Minds Twickets Page where fans sell tickets at face value. Say NO to ticket touts. Visit Twickets Now !

 

ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS? – See our Venue Accessibility Page

 

 

Mar
1
Sun
2020
Sentrum Scene – Oslo – Norway
Mar 1 all-day
Sentrum Scene - Oslo - Norway @ Sentrum Scene

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR 2020

 

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ this November 1st! – PRE-ORDER ALBUM

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW (inc. VIP packages where available)

 

“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

 

 

Can’t get the tickets you’re looking for? Try the Official Simple Minds Twickets Page where fans sell tickets at face value. Say NO to ticket touts. Visit Twickets Now !

 

ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS? – See our Venue Accessibility Page

 

 

Mar
2
Mon
2020
Sentrum Scene – Oslo – Norway
Mar 2 all-day
Sentrum Scene - Oslo - Norway @ Sentrum Scene

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR 2020

 

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ this November 1st! – PRE-ORDER ALBUM

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW (inc. VIP packages where available)

 

“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

 

 

Can’t get the tickets you’re looking for? Try the Official Simple Minds Twickets Page where fans sell tickets at face value. Say NO to ticket touts. Visit Twickets Now !

 

ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS? – See our Venue Accessibility Page

 

 

Mar
4
Wed
2020
Partille Arena – Gothenburg – Sweden
Mar 4 all-day
Partille Arena - Gothenburg - Sweden @ Partille Arena

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR 2020

 

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ this November 1st! – PRE-ORDER ALBUM

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW (inc. VIP packages where available)

 

“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

 

 

Can’t get the tickets you’re looking for? Try the Official Simple Minds Twickets Page where fans sell tickets at face value. Say NO to ticket touts. Visit Twickets Now !

 

ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS? – See our Venue Accessibility Page

 

 

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