Simple Minds

Utilita Arena, Newcastle.

Simple Minds

Choose Tickets

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. We cannot issue refunds to under 14s who are not accompanied by an adult.

Please note: any ticket bought from Gigs & Tours that is no longer required can only be resold through Twickets. Reselling through any other channel will render the ticket(s) invalid.

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity Seat location
40TH ANNIVERSARY ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE £270.98 (£245.00) Transaction fee applicable *
One top price seated ticket in the first 2 rows to watch Simple Minds live in concert Meet Simple Minds and have your photograph taken with the band Invitation to a pre-show event in the venue, featuring a two-song soundcheck performance and a Q&A session with Simple Minds One limited edition show-specific poster, signed by Simple Minds One exclusive VIP Simple Minds gift One Commemorative VIP laminate and lanyard
40TH ANNIVERSARY SOUNDCHECK EXPERIENCE £133.48 (£120.00) Transaction fee applicable *
One top price seated ticket in the first 10 rows to watch Simple Minds live in concert Invitation to a pre-show event in the venue, featuring a two-song soundcheck performance and a Q&A session with Simple Minds One limited edition show-specific poster One exclusive VIP Simple Minds gift One Commemorative VIP laminate and lanyard
SEATS £72.98 (£65.00) Transaction fee applicable *
SEATS £50.98 (£45.00) Transaction fee applicable *
SEATS £39.98 (£35.00) Transaction fee applicable *
40: THE BEST OF 1979-2019 - 1 CD ALBUM £10.94 (£10.94)
Prices for all merchandise include P&P. Your CD album will be shipped separately to your ticket order. Album release date is 1st November 2019 Any issues regarding your album should be directed to StoreSupport@umusic.com
40: THE BEST OF 1979-2019 - 3 CD ALBUM £20.94 (£20.94)
Prices for all merchandise include P&P. Your 3 CD Deluxe Edition album will be shipped separately to your ticket order. Album release date is 1st November 2019 Any issues regarding your album should be directed to StoreSupport@umusic.com
40: THE BEST OF 1979-2019 - 2 LP ALBUM £25.94 (£25.94)
Prices for all merchandise include P&P. Your 2 LP Vinyl album will be shipped separately to your ticket order. Album release date is 1st November 2019 Any issues regarding your album should be directed to StoreSupport@umusic.com
Utilita Arena

Where we provide a seating plan for events, every effort is made to show you correct information. However, we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of our seating plans in case of short term or venue specific changes due to production requirements. Seating plans are generally provided as a guide only and are not an exact representation of the seating layout at the venue.

* The transaction fee is £2.50 for Standard Delivery.

Please note that this fee is per transaction and not per ticket.

More information about Simple Minds tickets

Please note that some seats have possible sight restrictions as below:

 Block 200/218 - listed as possible just in case there are large screens/speakers that might cause an issue
 Back rows of 200/201/202/215/216/217/218 - these are level with the row in front so only really an issue if you have a tall person in front of a small person
 Block 107 - listed as possible in case the mixer in large/contains cameras etc.
 Blocks 207-211 - These are under the overhang of the balcony/behind pillars.
 Block 100/114 - usually blocked slightly by speakers/staging


CHILDREN UNDER 14 Policy

As a responsible entertainment venue, the safety and comfort of our patrons is paramount. This Duty of Care is particularly relevant when protecting minors under 14 years old; as such our policy is that all children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult, defined as someone 16+ years of age who will be present for the full duration of the event.

For certain shows where the audience is both seated and standing, no one under 14 years old will be permitted AT ALL to stand on the auditorium floor.

Parents should always be aware of their general responsibilities regarding their children's safety in situations where they are outside their direct control, and indeed legislation detailing these responsibilities.

Public safety continues to be our priority. We're doing all we can to keep you safe at our venue. Please remember we do not permit backpacks or large bags and you will be screened upon arrival. Read more about our safety policy here http://www.metroradioarena.co.uk/venue-information/venue-safety/

We must stress we do not permit backpacks or large bags.

Our Bag Policy
We encourage you to only bring essential items and stress no large bags or backpacks at all will be permitted into venue.
We will not allow any large bags, backpacks, holdalls, luggage or computer bags into the venue. There is no storage or cloak room facility available so please make alternative arrangements before arriving to the venue.
Exceptions will only be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs, we ask this is communicated to venue ahead of visit for ease of entry. Please contact us on mracustomerservices@smgnewcastle.co.uk
All entry constitutes consent to search.

Wheelchair Access - There are many wheelchair spaces in the arena. They need to be booked through the venue.

Hearing Systems - The arena has a loop system. Please contact them for more details.

Access Bookings - please call 0800 988 4440

General Access Info:

To better accommodate your needs, Metro Radio Arena has requested that all accessible seating ticket accommodations be solicited only through their representatives. Please contact a Metro Radio Arena representative for further help with your ticket purchase. The number is 0800 988 4440 or email accessibility@smgnewcastle.co.uk.