Current Tours, Live, Music News, Tours - Australian — July 1, 2020 at 8:33 am

Simple Minds ’40 Years Of Hits Tour’ with special guests OMD announce rescheduled AU + NZ dates for Dec 2021


Frontier Touring wishes to advise that it is necessary to reschedule the SIMPLE MINDS Australian and New Zealand tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Federal and State Government directives. The 40 Years of Hits Tour, originally scheduled for November and December 2020, will now take place in December 2021.

Jim Kerr of Simple Minds said: “The frustration of seeing yet more live shows being rescheduled is huge. 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!”

Special guests ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK (OMD) will be joining them on all the revised dates.

Existing tickets remain valid for the new dates.

SIMPLE MINDS’ 40 Years of Hits Tour will now be taking place on the following dates at these venues in 2021: Tuesday December 7 in Melbourne at Margaret Court Arena; Thursday December 9 in Sydney at First State Super Theatre; as well as a day on the green events at Perth’s Kings Park & Botanic Garden on Thursday December 2; Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley VIC on Saturday December 4; Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley NSW on Saturday December 11; and Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton QLD on Sunday December 12.

The tour will then travel to New Zealand to play at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch on Wednesday December 15; TSB Arena in Wellington on Friday December 17; and a day on the green in Auckland at Villa Maria Winery on Saturday December 18.

The a day on the green concerts in Australia will also feature Aussie chart-toppers EUROGLIDERS.

Ticketholders are encouraged to hold onto their tickets; all tickets will be valid for the corresponding rescheduled dates – you do not need to do anything, your existing tickets will be valid for entry on the new dates.

Patrons who are unable to attend the rescheduled shows will be entitled to a full refund from their authorised point of purchase. Please note, only the credit card holder who purchased the ticket(s) can seek a refund via their authorised point of purchase. If you received your ticket(s) any other way, including via “Ticket Forward”, you will need to contact the original ticket buyer for your refund.

Frontier Touring apologises to any ticketholders who are inconvenienced by these rescheduled dates, and thank fans for their support and understanding during these unprecedented circumstances.



With special guests OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark)

Presented by Frontier Touring, ARN (AU), The Sound (NZ) & The Breeze (NZ)

Thursday 2 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Thursday 26 November 2020)
a day on the green | Kings Park & Botanic Garden | Perth, WA

Saturday 4 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Saturday 28 November 2020)
a day on the green | Rochford Wines | Yarra Valley, VIC

Tuesday 7 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Tuesday 1 December 2020)
Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages | Ph: 132 849

Thursday 9 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Thursday 3 December 2020)
First State Super Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages | Ph: 132 849

Saturday 11 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Saturday 5 December 2020)
a day on the green | Bimbadgen | Hunter Valley, NSW

Sunday 12 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Sunday 6 December 2020)
a day on the green | Sirromet Wines | Mount Cotton, QLD

Wednesday 15 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Wednesday 9 December 2020)
Horncastle Arena | Christchurch, NZ
All Ages | Ph: 0800 842 538

Friday 17 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Friday 11 December 2020)
TSB Arena | Wellington, NZ
All Ages | Ph: 0800 111 999

Saturday 18 December 2021
NEW DATE (Prev. Saturday 12 December 2020)
a day on the green | Villa Maria Winery | Auckland, NZ *
All Ages | Ph: 0800 111 999

* Co-promote between Frontier Touring, a day on the green and Eccles

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