One of the great live bands, Simple Minds, has announced a UK tour which will see them performing at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on Friday 10th April 2015.

The tour comes just a few months after the band releases their latest album, Big Music, their first album of new material in five years (set for release on 3rd November).  Big Music is set to be Simple Minds’ 16th album and on the same date they will also be releasing their first single from the album, Honest Town, a travelogue through Jim Kerr’s childhood on Glasgow’s South Side.

The tour will see Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill joined by Mel Gaynor, Andy Gillespie, Ged Grimes, Sarah Brown and Catherine AD.


The full tour listing:-

27th March 2015   –   Grimsby Auditorium

28th March 2015   –   Llandudno Venue Cymru Arena

30th March 2015   –   Stoke Victoria Hall

31st March 2015   –   Leicester De Montfort Hall

2nd April 2015   –   Liverpool Empire Theatre

3rd April 2015   –   Blackpool Opera House

4th April 2015   –   Bridlington Spa

6th April 2015   –   Newcastle City Hall

7th April 2015   –   Edinburgh Usher Hall

8th April 2015   –   Perth Concert Hall

10th April 2015   –   Manchester O2 Apollo

11th April 2015   –   Birmingham O2 Academy

12th April 2015   –   Sheffield City Hall

14th April 2015   –   Brighton Dome

15th April 2015   –   Portsmouth Guildhall

17th April 2015   –   Plymouth Pavilions

18th April 2015   –   Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

19th April 2015   –   Bournemouth O2 Academy

21st April 2015   –   Cambridge Corn Exchange

22nd April 2015   –   Norwich The Nick Rayns Lcr Uea

24th April 2015   –   Margate Winter Gardens

25th April 2015   –   Southend Cliff Pavilion

26th April 2015   –   Oxford New Theatre

28th April 2015   –   Guildford G Live

29th April 2015   –   Bristol Colston Hall

30th April 2015   –   Reading Hexagon

2nd May 2015   –   Swindon Oasis

3rd May 2015   –   Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

4th May 2015   –   Ipswich Regent


Tickets for Simple Minds performing at the Manchester O2 Apollo on 10th April 2015 go on sale at 9am on Friday 26th September.

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