Simple Minds announce that they will play at Edinburgh Summer Sessions in Princes Street Gardens on Tuesday 18th August 2020 as part of their ‘40 Years Of Hits‘ tour.
 
“Among the 100 plus shows we have lined up for our upcoming World tour, we are delighted to now be added to the lineup for the Edinburgh Summer Sessions. No one enjoys playing in Scotland more than we do, and we are sure that Simple Minds fans from far and wide will want to join us for what is set to be a memorable concert in our capital city. We look forward to it immensely!”
Jim Kerr
 
The band will celebrate 40 iconic years by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020 coupled with the release of a brand new career-spanning compilation ‘40: The Best Of – 1979-2019‘ 

This is a rescheduled date | Click for further details

This event was due to take place on 18 August 2020.  Tickets for that date are valid for this event.

Standing Ticket Access

Edinburgh Summer Sessions is an all standing event. Access to the inner bowl at Simple Minds is managed on a first come, first served wrist-banding system. Customers with VIP tickets will have guaranteed access to the inner bowl.

Age Restriction

No under 5’s.  Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult 21 and over (1 adult minimum per 4 persons under 16).

A challenge 25 policy will be in operation at the gates ensuring guardians are 21 and over. Proof of age may be requested. Please bring acceptable photographic ID. 
We encourage you to complete a guardianship form if you are attending with someone aged between 5-16 years old.
A challenge 25 policy will be in operation at the bars ensuring access is restricted to persons 18 and over.  Proof of age may be required. Please bring acceptable photographic ID. 
* Please note this event is subject to licence

Entry ID

You must bring valid and current ID with you - Valid IDs must be photographic.
We will be accepting the following types of ID for entry into the event:
Current UK or Overseas Driving License/ Provisional License Photocard
Current UK or Overseas Current Passport
Overseas Only Valid National ID card
UK only 18 + PASS scheme card
Young Scot Cards
Ireland Age Card
Forces ID Card
This is line with the national Challenge 25 policy.
**Photocopies of ID does not count as valid ID. Must be original documents

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