Mexico City recap: biggest show of TOFTT tour

The July 21st date was reserved for Simple Plan’s show in Mexico City, Mexico, which was – as the band members have put it – the best show of the Taking One For The Team tour so far, surpassing the band’s other favorites such as Rome, Cologne or Prague.

One of the reasons Mexico City may have earned this title, could be that this was also the biggest show of the tour so far – with over 5000 attendees [before that Simple Plan’s biggest show this year had been Prague with 4000 people]. And it was not just the fans that went crazy – no. Check out the video below, which captures the moment Pierre hit the pinata that appeared on the stage:

@pierrebouvier @seblefebvre @daviddesrosiers breaking a pinata #simpleplan

Video zveřejněné uživatelem Jose Antonio (@jahb0890),

First pictures from the show in Mexico City are now also already available in the gallery. Check them out:

New photoshoot of Pierre and Jeff from Merida

When in Merida, Mexico, two days ago, Pierre and Jeff were photographed after an interview session, by the photographer Andrea Gonar.

Check out the lovely images from this photoshoot that were posted on Instagram:

VLOG: 500 fans at the airport in Mexico City

The day before last night’s Simple Plan show in Mexico City, the band arrived to the capital city of Mexico, and as it’s become pretty popular over the past few years, the band was greetedby a heard of fans at the airport. And if only it was a heard! According to the boys, as much as 500 fans showed up at the airport, forcing the airport security to advise the band to escape via private exit. However the band assured the security they can handle the fans and that they would like to see them.

Check out how it all turned out in the new vlog below:

Simple Plan to perform at a festival in Peru in December

While this has not been officially confirmed by the band yet, Zero producciones, a local Peruvian promoter has announced on Twitter that Simple Plan, alongside The Rasmus, Sum 41 and Papa Roach will be performing at a festival in Lima, Peru called Vivo X El Rock on December 17th. Which fits right into their already announced plans in South America in December.

Check out the already known details below:

17dec8:00 pmVivo X El RockLima, PeruEvent type:festival

Simple Plan to play second acoustic set in Connecticut

After Simple Plan finish their current tour in Mexico, they will be returning to Canada to play a few festivals and also the U.S. for a few more acoustic shows. Recently it was announced that the band would be performing in Hartford, CT on August 9th and today we can officially add another acoustic set on the same date – in Orange, CT, a town near New Haven.

The acoustic set is being organized by the radio station Star 99.9 and you can win your ticket by listening in. Check out the details below:

9aug2:00 pmStar 99.9 Acoustic SessionOrange, CT, USAEvent type:acoustic set

Simple Plan kick off Mexican tour: first stop in Merida

Coliseo Yucatán, a big arena in the city of Merida, Mexico, finally got to experience Simple Plan’s Taking One For The Team tour show last night. The band had arrived to Mexico the day before and were ready to rock the first stop at their Mexican tour on July 19th.

The fans were greeted by the Montreal fivesome, who presented their 19-songs-long setlist, which looked like this:

1. Opinion Overload
2. Jet Lag
3. Jump
(‘I Gotta Feeling‘ snippet)
4. I’d Do Anything
5. Boom
6. Welcome to My Life
7. Kiss Me Like Nobody’s Watching
8. Your Love Is A Lie
9. Singing In The Rain
10. Party medley
(‚Uptown Funk‘ / ‚Can’t Feel My Face‘ cover)
11. Can’t Keep My Hands Off You
12. Farewell
13. Summer Paradise
14. Crazy
15. I’m Just a Kid

16. Shut Up!
17. Perfect World
18. This Song Saved My life
(no drums)
19. Perfect

During Crazy, Pierre went into the crowd, just like he used to do at the European tour, and sang his heart out surrounded by the Mexican fans. Check it out on this up-close video below:

I’ve already uploaded a number of pictures from last night’s show in Merida, Mexico to the gallery, as well as one picture from the press conference that the guys attended, that preceeded the show. Have a look at them by clicking on the thumbnails below:

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