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Simple Minds

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Bolero Square, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1LA

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Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Friday 21 August 2020

Due to phenomenal demand Simple Minds have added five extra UK arena dates to their world tour in 2020 celebrating 40 iconic years. The tour will stop off at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Friday 21 August 2020.

Simple Minds are fronted by founder members Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (guitar).

"Simple Minds are different now," says Jim Kerr. "We're not a stock rock band, but we haven't changed our line-up to be cool. We've done it because it's great to have so many amazing players on board. I'm grateful for the career we've had, but I'm mad enough to think we can still hit new levels. This is what we do – write, record and play live."

"The perception that we're now gathering pace is down to our attitude to playing live," adds Charlie Burchill. "There have been lots of different incarnations of Simple Minds, but we've always kept our identity. A legacy can be a burden if you allow it to be. For us, it's been empowering."

Simple Minds marked their 40th anniversary celebrations with the release of the career-spanning compilation '40: The Best Of – 1979-2019' out now via UMC. Collating their early fan favourites with their era-defining hits and their essential recent material, the collection also includes a gloriously euphoric new track - a cover of King Creosote's celebration of weekend revelry 'For One Night Only'.

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Simple Minds World Tour 2020 (21 Aug 2020)
DayTimes
Friday19:30 - 22:30

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