ZAGREB, 21 June 2021 – Simple Minds will finally perform in the Croatian capital Zagreb on their world tour next summer.
The postponed concert will now take place at Šalata Stadium in Zagreb on Thursday, June 30, 2022, it was announced by organisers on Monday.
The Scottish rock greats are returning to Zagreb to mark 40 years of hits with a concert that will feature absolutely all of the most important songs in their rich opus.
“We will play two sets,” explained frontman Jim Kerr. “The tour has to be special, so we a lot of thought into it. You will hear all the classics and all the great songs, and for hardcore fans, we will perform things we have not played in the longest time.”
As an introduction to the anniversary, the group released the live album “Live In The City Of Angels” and the compilation “40: The Best Of 1979 – 2019”.
The live release was recorded on a long North American tour, while the hit collection is by far the most detailed and exhaustive overview of one of the biggest UK bands’ fascinating careers and includes 40 songs, from megahits like “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, “Alive & Kicking”. “Belfast Child”, “Mandela Day”, “Promised You A Miracle”, “Glittering Prize”, “Waterfront”, “Sanctify Yourself”, “New Gold Dream (81, 82, 83, 84)”, “War Babies” to a new song, a rendition of King Creosote’s “For One Night Only.”
All of them will be heard on June 30 at Šalata stadium.
All tickets purchased for the concert which was to go ahead this year are valid for next year’s concert. Refunds are also available at the place where the ticket was purchased until July 20, 2021.
Tickets are on sale at a price of 240 kn. If there are any left, on the day of the concert tickets will be 270 kn. VIP tickets are 390 kn.
Official sales points are Dirty Old Shop (Tratinska 18), Rockmark (Berislavićeva 13), Aquarius CD Shop (Varšavska 13), Dallas Music Shop Rijeka (Splitska 2a), Dancing Bear CD Shop (Gundulićeva 7), all Eventim sales points and online at www.eventim.hr.