Though their planned tour of the country was still a matter of months away, Scottish rockers Simple Minds have today announced their upcoming Australian shows have been rescheduled to the end of 2021.
Announcing their local trek back in November, the group’s tour was set to see the band perform a number of shows in November and December of 2020, including outdoor gigs as part of the A Day on The Green lineup, and indoor headline gigs.
Unfortunately, with the global COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc around the world, and putting live entertainment plans on hold for some time, the group have today revealed their upcoming tour has been pushed back a year.
“The frustration of seeing yet more live shows being rescheduled is huge,” explained Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr. “We are determined to make even more effort for our fans in Australia and New Zealand. In the meantime we ask all of you to keep your tickets – and keep the faith.
“We guarantee our live shows will be worth the extra wait. Thanks to all!”
The group’s first tour of Australia since 2017, the rescheduled dates will see Simple Minds joined – as originally intended – by Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark, with Eurogliders also appearing at A Day on The Green shows.
Tickets to the forthcoming shows are on sale now, while existing tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled performances.
Simple Minds’ 40 Years of Hits Tour
Rescheduled Tour Dates 2021
A Day on The Green
With Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark and Eurogliders
Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
Kings Park & Botanic Garden, WA
Saturday, December 4th, 2021
Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC
Saturday, December 11th, 2021
Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley, NSW
Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD
Tickets on sale now through Ticketmaster
With Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark
Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Thursday, December 9th, 2021
First State Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Tickets on sale now through Ticketek