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Simple Minds at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2024 photo by Winston Robinson

Jim Kerr of Simple Minds Wins Award for Jim Morrison Documentary

by Music-News.com

This week at the New York Festivals International Radio Awards in NYC ‘Jim Kerr on Jim Morrison’ was awarded the Gold Medal for Best Documentary in the Culture & The Arts category.

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Simple Minds at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2024 photo by Winston Robinson

Simple Minds To Play Last Show In Perth

by Paul Cashmere

All good things come to an end and in Simple Minds case their last Australian show is tonight (21 February 2024) in Perth.

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Simple Minds at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2024 photo by Winston Robinson

Simple Minds Are Alive and Kicking for Red Hot Summer 2024 Series Two

by Paul Cashmere

You can’t refer to Simple Minds as a “heritage act” or “veteran performers” because this band packs more power into a show than many artists half their age. This was one impressive Red Hot Summer performance.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds Play Two Shows In One Night At Sydney Opera House

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds have started their Australian tour with two shows back to back at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday (8 February 2023).

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Red Hot Summer Start Times For Simple Minds/Icehouse Shows Victoria

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds and Icehouse will reunite for Red Hot Summer this weekend with two shows, Saturday in Mornington and Sunday in the Yarra Valley.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds Are Alive and Kicking Again In Australia

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds will kick off their Australian dates for Red Hot Summer on Thursday with two shows on Thursday at the Sydney Opera House and then the double header with Icehouse on Saturday and Sunday in Victoria.

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Icehouse at One Electric Day 19 November 2023 photo by Winston Robinson, Noise11

Icehouse and The Angels Get Together For Iconic Moment of Performance of ‘Marseilles’

by Paul Cashmere

Icehouse and The Angels combined for a powerhouse performance of the classic Angels track ‘Marseilles’ in Adelaide over the weekend.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Another Simple Minds and Icehouse Red Hot Summer Sells Out

by Paul Cashmere

Red Hot Summer has another sell-out event for the Simple Minds and Icehouse 2024 tour.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds Add Theatre Date Sideshows To Red Hot Summer Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds will perform addition sideshow dates when they return to Australia for Red Hot Summer on 2024.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds and Icehouse Red Hot Summer For Mornington Is Officially Sold Out

by Paul Cashmere

The Red Hot Summer tour featuring Simple Minds and Icehouse has been officially sold out for Mornington.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds To Release New Live Version of Someone Somewhere In Summertime

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds will release a new live version of ‘Someone Somewhere In Summertime’ later this week ahead of the live album ‘New Gold Dream – Live From Paisley Abbey’.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds Australian Hits By The Chart Positions

by Paul Cashmere

With Simple Minds heading to Australia in 2024 for the Red Hot Summer tour, here is a list of all of their Top 100 charted hits in Australia since 1981 (and there have been many).

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Icehouse and Simple Minds To Reunite For Red Hot Summer 2024 Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Red Hot Summer will recreate the historic 1981 touring line-up with Icehouse and Simple Minds together again on the same bill.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jim Kerr Had No Idea Simple Minds Would Last Until His 60s

by Paul Cashmere

When Simple Minds got their start in 1977, Jim Kerr was only 17. He says he had no idea then that he would be still doing it in his 60s.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

BMG Acquires The Works of Simple Minds

by Music-News.com

Simple Minds’ “key music interests” have been acquired by BMG.

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Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.

Icehouse and The Psychedelic Furs Announce Australian Dates Together

by Paul Cashmere

Icehouse will perform in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney in November and December with special guests The Psychedelic Furs.

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Simple Minds Reveal Details of ‘Direction of the Heart’ Album

by Music-News.com

Simple Minds Reveal Details of ‘Direction of the Heart’ Album

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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman

Australian Simple Minds and OMD Dates Rescheduled For 2021

by Announcement

Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring wish 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.

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Coronavirus Splits Simple Minds Show Into Two In Denmark

by Paul Cashmere

Simple Minds have split their upcoming shows in Denmark to abide by Denmark’s new “no gathering of crowds more than 1000” rule.

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Simple Minds, Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark, Eurogliders to play A Day On The Green

by Paul Cashmere

The first A Day On The Green for the summer of 2020 has been announced. Simple Minds will tour to mark their 40th anniversary. In fact, its 40+ all around with Australia’s Eurogliders also clocking up 40 years since they formed in 2020 and Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark will also mark 40 years since the release of their debut album in 1980.

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New Music Releases For 2 February 2018

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Justin Timberlake, Long Distance Calling, Shannon Noll, Simple Minds, Tim Hart, Newton Faulkner and the Ministry of Sound 2018 Annual.

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B-52s

B-52s and Simple Minds To Play A Day On The Green

by Paul Cashmere

While teaming up B-52s and Simple Minds for A Day On The Green is a great idea adding Machinations and Models will make it a day to remember for a long, long time.

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Simple Minds Expand ‘Once Upon A Time’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Scottish rock group Simple Minds will continue to get the archive treatment from Universal with the release of a deluxe edition of their 1985 album Once Upon a Time and a vinyl box set of the group’s first seven albums.

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The Stranglers in Australia photo by Ros OGorman, music news, noise11.com

Check Out The Joint Simple Minds And The Stranglers Song ‘Get A Grip On Yourself’ #VIDEO

by Music-News.com

To celebrate their forthcoming tour together – when The Stranglers will be very special guests to Simple Minds – both bands recently got together to record a version of The Stranglers’ 1977 punk classic, (Get A) Grip (On Yourself).

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Simple Minds To Film Live Show For DVD

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Simple Minds are gearing up for their first live video since 1989.

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Simple Minds To Tour US For First Time In A Decade

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It has been more than ten years since Simple Minds set foot on North American shores for the purpose of a tour. That drought comes to an end starting October 15 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Molly Ringwald, Noise11, Photo

Molly Ringwald To Perform At Melbourne Recital Centre

by Paul Cashmere

Molly Ringwald will move from the big screen to the concert stage when she performs at the Melbourne Recital Centre later this month.

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Richard Branson

Virgin Records Celebrate 40 Years With A Series Of Events

by Music-News.com

2013 is the 40th anniversary of Virgin Records, the revolutionary British record label launched by Richard Branson in 1973. To mark the event there will be a series of events taking place this autumn celebrating the label’s rich history and ability to ‘disrupt the status quo’.

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Depeche Mode Just Behind Justin Timberlake On U.K. Midweek Chart

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

There are still a couple of days left, but the midweek chart for British Album sales, as published by the Official Charts Company, has Depeche Mode’s new album, Delta Machine, just 4,000 copies behind Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience which is in its second week of release.

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Molly Ringwald Covers The Movie Theme That Made Her Famous

by Paul Cashmere

Molly Ringwald has covered Simple Minds ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ from her own hit movie ‘The Breakfast Club’.

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