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11th December 2017 Events

Grandslam 2018!

Simple Minds and The Pretenders come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018!

Alongside special guest KT Tunstall, Grandslam 2018 will come to Emirates Riverside on Sunday, 19 August 2018.

Celebrating new albums, global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders will perform their classic hits, that have made them such a distinctive part of our musical heritage, as well as new material at outdoor venues all over the UK.

Since taking time out and unleashing her new invigorated album this summer, KT Tunstall was searching for the next chapter in her musical career, bringing her unique style and warmth to a legion of loyal fans as she enchants and engages with every song.

KT Tunstall promises to help Simple Minds & The Pretenders take Grandslam 2018 by the horns and fans on a musical journey to remember. A sensational line up of three unique artists making Grandslam 2018 THE ticket of the year!

Liz Doogan-Hobbs MBE, CEO of LHG Live, Promoter said: “Grandslam 2018 with Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall is going to be the standout ticket of the summer. This is a unique musical moment.

“These three artists never disappoint; for decades Simple Minds and The Pretenders have been delighting fans across the world and with KT Tunstall joining them as their very special guest, fans in Durham and the wider area are certainly in for a treat!”

Tickets for the concert will be priced at £37.50 (Bronze General Admission), £45 (Silver Enclosure) & £60 (Golden Circle). All prices are exclusive of a booking fee.

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, 13 December at 9am online from the Durham CCC Box Office or by calling 0844 499 4466. They can also be purchased via Ticketmaster & LHG Tickets.

Car parking passes, priced at £10 per car, will also be sold by the Club.

A limited number of accessible tickets will be available from Ticketmaster & none will be available from the Club. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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