Simple Minds share details of 2024 global tour
By Classic Pop | September 4, 2023
Simple Minds have shared details for their Global Tour 2024.
The Scottish group have lined up arena shows in Leeds, Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Glasgow Cardiff and London, where they’ll headline The O2, during March.
Support will come from Del Amitri. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday (8 September).
Prior to their UK and Ireland tour, Simple Minds will headline the Summer Concert Tour in New Zealand – performing in Taupo, Hamilton and Gibbston – and Australia’s Red Hot Summer Tour, playing Mornington, Rochford Winery, Sandstone and Kings Park.
The UK and Ireland leg of the tour will begin at Leeds First Direct Arena on 15 March. It will be followed by eight more UK shows, culminating in a hometown concert at Glasgow’s The OVO Hydro. The band will also play Dublin’s 3Arena. See below for full details.
More shows throughout the rest of the world will be announced soon.
“Concerts are the life blood of Simple Minds,” says frontman Jim Kerr. “It’s where we and our audience come alive and energised through music. Four decades on from when we first set out, this global tour will demonstrate that Simple Minds are still alive and kicking!”
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Simple Minds – Global Tour 2024 dates March
15 Leeds First Direct Arena
16 Manchester AO Arena
18 Dublin 3Arena
19 Belfast SSE Arena
21 London The O2 Arena
23 Birmingham Utilita Arena Birmingham
24 Nottingham Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
26 Bournemouth Bournemouth International Centre
27 Cardiff Utilita Arena Cardiff
29 Glasgow The OVO Hydro
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