ZAGREB, 28 May 2020 – Simple Minds have postponed their concert scheduled in Zagreb this summer.
The band were bringing their ’40 Years Of Hits’ tour to the Croatian capital in July and were to play at Šalata Stadium on the 13th of July.
Today, it was announced that the concert has been moved to 6 July 2021 at the same venue. All tickets already purchased are valid for the concert next year.
Refunds are also available from 1 June – 12 July 2020 at the place of purchase for those who are unable to attend next year.
The Scottish rock greats were to return to Zagreb to mark four decades of work with a concert that was to feature absolutely all of the most important songs in their rich opus.
“We will play two sets,” explained frontman Jim Kerr at the time the gig was announced. “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.”
Simple Minds were to celebrate 40 years with a huge worldwide tour with concerts at 53 arenas and open-air concerts in 16 countries.
As an introduction to the anniversary, the group has 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.”
Tickets for the 2021 concert are already on sale for 240 kuna. If there are tickets left on the day of the concert they will be 270 kuna. VIP packages are 390 kuna. Official sale outlets 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 outlets and online at www.eventim.hr.