Simple Minds‘ first North American tour in more than a decade will feature just seven dates this October, with new concerts announced today in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Boston, Montreal and Toronto joining previously revealed shows in New York City and Red Bank, N.J.
The North American concerts will be Simple Minds’ first since a 16-date trek in the summer of 2002 in support of that year’s Cry album. The band just wrapped an extensive U.K. tour, and also is scheduled to play a U.K. arena run this November with support from Ultravox.
Simple Minds North American tour dates:
Oct. 15: Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 17: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
Oct. 18: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Oct. 20: Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA
Oct. 21: Metropolis, Montreal, QC
Oct. 22: Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
Oct. 24: Roseland Ballrom, New York, NY
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- Simple Minds to record new album, hint at first North American tour in a decade this fall
- Simple Minds enlists Ultravox as special guests for U.K. arena dates in November
- Simple Minds reveal tracklists for ‘Celebrate — Greatest Hits+’ double-, triple-disc best-ofs