Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour

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Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour
Tour by ZZ Top
Associated album Mescalero
Start date March 4, 2003
End date November 22, 2003
Legs 1
Shows 93
ZZ Top concert chronology
European Tour 2002
(2002)
Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour
(2003)
Summer North American Tour
(2004)

The Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour was a concert tour by American rock band ZZ Top. Presented by Clear Channel Communications and promoted by Beaver Productions, the tour supported their fourteenth studio album, Mescalero, released on April 15, 2003. The last show of the tour, at the Compaq Center in Houston, Texas, was the last event to be held at the venue, before it was renovated into a church.

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Date City Country Venue Opening act(s)
Leg 1: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
April 25, 2003 Bossier City United States CenturyTel Center Ted Nugent
April 26, 2003 Pelham Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Cowboy Mouth, Gov't Mule, Ted Nugent
April 29, 2003 Selma Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kenny Wayne Shepherd
April 30, 2003 Laredo Laredo Entertainment Center
May 2, 2003 Jackson Mississippi Coliseum Ted Nugent
May 3, 2003 Oklahoma City Ford Center
May 4, 2003 Memphis Beale Street Music Festival
May 7, 2003 West Palm Beach Coral Sky Amphitheater Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ted Nugent
May 9, 2003 Raleigh Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
May 10, 2003 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Contagious, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ted Nugent
May 11, 2003 Richmond Innsbrook After Hours Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ted Nugent
May 13, 2003 Bristow Nissan Pavilion
May 14, 2003 Columbus Germain Amphitheater
May 16, 2003 Burgettstown Post-Gazette Pavilion
May 17, 2003 Noblesville Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 18, 2003 Cleveland Tower City Amphitheater
May 20, 2003 Mansfield Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
May 21, 2003 Camden Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
May 23, 2003 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre Kenny Wayne Shepherd
May 24, 2003 Tinley Park Tweeter Center Chicago Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ted Nugent
May 25, 2003 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre
May 27, 2003 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
May 30, 2003 Nashville AmSouth Amphitheatre
May 31, 2003 Maryland Heights UMB Bank Pavilion
June 1, 2003 Bonner Springs Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
June 3, 2003 Albuquerque ABQ Journal Pavilion
June 4, 2003 Phoenix Cricket Wireless Pavilion
June 6, 2003 Concord Sleep Train Pavilion
June 7, 2003 San Bernardino Glen Helen Pavilion
June 8, 2003 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre
June 12, 2003 Tulsa Tulsa Convention Center Kenny Wayne Shepherd
June 13, 2003 Austin Frank Erwin Center
June 14, 2003 Dallas American Airlines Center
June 17, 2003 New Orleans Lakefront Arena Ted Nugent
June 18, 2003 Pensacola Pensacola Civic Center
June 20, 2003 Orlando TD Waterhouse Centre
June 21, 2003 Duluth Gwinnett Civic Center Arena
June 28, 2003 Nashville The Coliseum
Leg 2: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
July 4, 2003 Sundsvall Sweden Gatufesten
July 5, 2003 Sunne Rottneros Park
July 6, 2003 Oslo Norway Rockefeller Music Hall
July 8, 2003 Schwerin Germany Sport- und Kongresshalle
July 9, 2003 Bonn Museumsplatz
July 11, 2003 Weert Netherlands Bospop Action in DC, Ten Years After, Saxon, Dio, Motörhead
July 12, 2003 Luxembourg City Luxembourg Kockelscheuer Eissporthalle
July 14, 2003 Montereau France Festival de Montereau Confluences Jesus Volt, Peter Alexander Band, Mercy, Reverend Blues Gang, Van Wilks
July 16, 2003 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Olympic Stadium The Hellacopters
July 18, 2003 Erfurt Germany Thüringenhalle
July 20, 2003 Montreux Switzerland Auditorium Stravinski
July 21, 2003 Zürich Landesmuseum
July 23, 2003 Budapest Hungary Petőfi Csarnok
July 24, 2003 Dresden Germany Elbufer-Drawehn Nature Park
July 25, 2003 Lauda-Königshofen Tauberfrankenhalle
July 27, 2003 Birmingham United Kingdom Carling Academy
July 28, 2003 Newcastle Telewest Arena
July 29, 2003 Liverpool Kings Dock
July 30, 2003 London Brixton Academy
August 1, 2003 Xanten Germany Freilichtbühne
August 3, 2003 Rastatt BadnerHalle
August 5, 2003 Hanover Parkbühne
August 6, 2003 Hamburg Stadtpark
August 7, 2003 Skanderborg Denmark Skanderborg Festival
August 9, 2003 Liège Belgium Nandrin Festival
August 11, 2003 Colmar France Parc des Expositions
Leg 3: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
August 20, 2003 Paradise United States Mandalay Bay Events Center Franky Perez
August 22, 2003 Kelseyville Konocti Harbor
August 23, 2003 Stateline Harveys Lake Tahoe
August 24, 2003 Lancaster Antelope Valley Fair
August 26, 2003 Greenwood Village Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
August 27, 2003 Lincoln Nebraska State Fair
August 29, 2003 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
August 31, 2003 Brookfield United States Yankee Lake Ballroom
September 3, 2003 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center Ted Nugent
September 5, 2003 Gilford Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion
September 6, 2003 Big Flats Budweiser Summer Stage at Tag's
September 7, 2003 Hershey Giant Center
September 10, 2003 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
September 12, 2003 Ashwaubenon Resch Center
September 13, 2003 Somerset Somerset Amphitheater
September 17, 2003 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre
September 19, 2003 Ridgefield The Amphitheater at Clark County
September 20, 2003 George The Gorge Amphitheatre Ted Nugent
October 7, 2003 Concord Lowe's Motor Speedway Trace Adkins, Bad Habits, George Jones, Wayne Newton, Rick Vito, Jimmy Wayne, Hank Williams, Jr.
November 5, 2003 Coarsegold Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
November 7, 2003 Bakersfield Bakersfield Centennial Garden
November 8, 2003 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl
November 9, 2003 Castaic Castaic Lake State Recreation Area
November 14, 2003 Mexico City Mexico Palacio de los Deportes
November 16, 2003 Monterrey Auditorio Coca-Cola
November 20, 2003 Knoxville United States Knoxville Civic Coliseum
November 21, 2003 Gulfport Grand Casino Gulfport
November 22, 2003 Houston Compaq Center Cross Canadian Ragweed, Los Lobos

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