Blackout Tour

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Blackout Tour
Tour by Scorpions
Start date March 16, 1982
End date December 18, 1983
Shows 110
Scorpions concert chronology
Animal Magnetism Tour
(1980)
Blackout Tour
(1982-83)
Love at First Sting Tour
(1984-86)

The Blackout Tour was a concert tour by the heavy metal band Scorpions from March 16, 1982 to December 18, 1983. It supported their same named album. The 1982's European leg of the tour was supported by Blackfoot and Wolf[1] and the 1982's North American leg was supported by Iron Maiden, Girlschool, Rainbow and Riot.[2][3][4]


Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
First European Leg
14 March 1982 San Sebastián Spain Velódromo de Anoeta
15 March 1982 Madrid Sports City of Real Madrid Pavilion
16 March 1982 Barcelona Palau dels Esports de Barcelona
17 March 1982 Tolouse France Hall Comminges
19 March 1982 Clermont-Ferrand Maison des Sports
20 March 1982 Nantes La Beaujoire
22 March 1982 Briest Parc Penfeld
23 March 1982 Rennes Salle Omnisport
25 March 1982 Caen Parc Des Expositions
26 March 1982 Mulhouse Salle Des Fetes
28 March 1982 Bolzano Italy Palazzo del Ghiaccio
29 March 1982 Reggio Emilia Unknown Venue
30 March 1982 Milan Rolling Stones Theater
1 April 1982 Nice France Theatre De Verdure
2 April 1982 Grenoble Alp Expo
4 April 1982 Manchester United Kingdom Manchester Apollo
5 April 1982
7 April 1982 Hanley Victoria Hall
8 April 1982 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
10 April 1982 Derby Assembly rooms
11 April 1982 Wolverhampton Wolverhampton Civic Hall
12 April 1982 Ipswich Gaumont
14 April 1982 Edinburgh Edinburgh Playhouse
15 April 1982 Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle City Hall
16 April 1982
18 April 1982 Bradford St George's Hall
19 April 1982 Sheffield City Hall
20 April 1982 Liverpool Liverpool Empire Theatre
22 April 1982 Leicester De Montfort Hall
23 April 1982 London Hammersmith Odeon
24 April 1982
26 April 1982 Southampton Gaumont Theater
27 April 1982 Bristol Colston Hall
28 April 1982 St Austell Cornwall Coliseum
29 April 1982 London Hammersmith Odeon
30 April 1982 Brussels Belgium Forest National
1 May 1982 Amsterdam Netherlands Jaap Edenhal
3 May 1982 Bremen Germany Stadthalle Bremen
6 May 1982 Offenbach Stadthalle Offenbach
7 May 1982 Karlsruhe Schwarzwaldhalle
8 May 1982 Saarbrücken Saarlandhalle
10 May 1982 Ludwigshafen Friedrich-Ebert-Halle
11 May 1982 Hamburg Unknown
12 May 1982 Berlin Metropol
14 May 1982 Hanover Eilenriedehalle
15 May 1982 Koln Sporthalle
16 May 1982 Bochum Unknown
18 May 1982 Sindelfingen Messehalle
21 May 1982 Nurnberg Hemmerleinhalle
22 May 1982 Munchen Unknown
23 May 1982 Wurzburg Carl-Diem-Halle
First North American Leg
6 June 1982 Binghamton United States Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
7 June 1982 London Canada London Gardens
8 June 1982 Kitchener Kitchener Memorial Auditorium
9 June 1982 Toronto CNE Grandstand
10 June 1982 Quebec City Colisée de Québec
12 June 1982 Montreal Verdun Auditorium
13 June 1982 Glen Falls United States Glens Falls Civic Center
15 June 1982 Allentown Great Allentown Fair
17 June 1982 Rochester Rochester Community War Memorial
18 June 1982 New Haven New Haven Coliseum
19 June 1982 New York City Madison Square Garden
21 June 1982 Harrisburg City Island
22 June 1982 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
25 June 1982 Providence Providence Civic Center
26 June 1982 South Yarmouth Cape Cod Coliseum
27 June 1982 Philadelphia Spectrum
30 June 1982 Kalamazoo Wings Stadium
2 July 1982 Chicago UIC Pavilion
3 July 1982 Orchard Park Rich Stadium with Ted Nugent, Loverboy, Foreigner
4 July 1982 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre
6 July 1982 Danville David S. Palmer Arena
7 July 1982 Cedar Rapids Five Seasons Center
9 July 1982 St. Louis Kiel Auditorium
10 July 1982 Kansas City Kemper Arena
11 July 1982 Des Moines Veterans Memorial Auditorium
14 July 1982 Salt Lake City Salt Palace
16 July 1982 Seattle Hec Edmundson Pavilion
17 July 1982 Anaheim Anaheim Stadium
18 July 1982 Oakland Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum-Day on the Green Festival
20 July 1982 Victoria Canada Victoria Memorial Arena
21 July 1982 Vancouver Pacific Coliseum
23 July 1982 Edmonton Kinsmen Field House
24 July 1982 Calgary Max Bell Arena
26 July 1982 Regina Agridome
27 July 1982 Winnipeg Winnipeg Arena
28 July 1982 Fargo United States Bison Sports Arena
30 July 1982 Bloomington Met Center
31 July 1982 Springfield Prairie Capital Convention Center
1 August 1982 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
3 August 1982 Richfield Richfield Coliseum
4 August 1982 Columbus Battelle Hall
5 August 1982 Chicago Comiskey Park or Navy Pier
6 August 1982 Louisville Louisville Gardens
7 August 1982 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena
8 August 1982 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum
10 August 1982 Beaumont Beaumont Civic Center
11 August 1982 Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum
13 August 1982 Houston The Summit
14 August 1982 Dallas Reunion Arena
16 August 1982 San Antonio HemisFair Arena
17 August 1982 Odessa Ector County Coliseum
18 August 1982 El Paso El Paso County Coliseum
19 August 1982 Tucson Tucson Community Center
20 August 1982 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum
21 August 1982 Boulder Folsom Field
25 August 1982 San Bernardino Orange Pavilion
27 August 1982 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
28 August 1982 Phoenix Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1 September 1982 Long Beach Long Beach Arena
3 September 1982 Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
4 September 1982 Oakland Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
5 September 1982 Reno Mackay Stadium
7 September 1982 Boise BSU Pavilion
9 September 1982 Seattle Seattle Center Coliseum
11 September 1982 Portland Memorial Coliseum
12 September 1982
13 September 1982 Honolulu Neal S. Blaisdell Arena
First Japananese Leg
23 September 1982 Tokyo Japan Shibuya Public Hall
24 September 1982 Kyoto Kyoto Kaikan
27 September 1982 Fukuoka Unknown
28 September 1982 Osaka Festival Hall
30 September 1982 Nagoya Unknown
2 October 1982 Tokyo Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
3 Oktober 1982 Tokyo Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
4 October 1982 Tokyo Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
Second North American Leg
16 October 1982 Quebec City Canada Colisée de Québec
4 November 1982 Winnipeg Winnipeg Arena
Third North American Leg
18 May 1983 Rochester United States Mayo Civic Center
20 May 1983 Dubuque Five Flags Center
27 May 1983 Portales Greyhound Stadium
29 May 1983 San Bernardino Glen Helen Regional Park-US Festival
30 July 1983 Springfield Springfield Civic Center
Second Japananese Leg
23 September 1983 Tokyo Japan Shibuya Public Hall
Second European Leg
8 December 1983 Lund Sweden Olympen
9 December 1983 Copenhagen Denmark Saga Cinema
10 December 1983 Weiden Germany Ziegelei
17 December 1983 Dortmund Westfalenhallen

Set list[edit]

  1. "Blackout"
  2. "Don't Make No Promises (Your Body Can't Keep)"
  3. "Loving You Sunday Morning"
  4. "Make It Real"
  5. "We'll Burn the Sky"
  6. "Can't Live Without You"
  7. "Coast to Coast"
  8. "Always Somewere"
  9. "Holiday"
  10. "Lovedrive"
  11. "He's a Woman - She's a Man"
  12. "Another Piece of Meat"
  13. "Dynamite"
  14. "The Zoo"
  15. "Steamrock Fever"
  16. "Can't Get Enough"

Songs Performed[edit]

  1. From In Trance: "Dark Lady", "In Trance", "Life's Like a River"
  2. From Virgin Killer: "Pictured Life", "Catch your Train"
  3. From Taken by Force: "Steamrock Fever", "We'll Burn the Sky", "He's a Woman - She's a Man"
  4. From Lovedrive: "Loving you Sunday Morning", "Another Piece of Meat", "Always Somewhere", "Coast to Coast", "Can't Get Enough", "Is There Anybody There", "Lovedrive", "Holiday"
  5. From Animal Magnetism: "Make It Real", "Don't Make No Promises (Your Body Can't Keep)", "The Zoo", "Animal Magnetism"
  6. From Blackout: "Blackout", "Can't Live Without You", "No One Like You", "Dynamite", "When the Smoke is Going Down"
  7. From Love at First Sting: "Coming Home", "I'm Leaving You"

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/wolf/1982/apollo-manchester-greater-manchester-england-3c18587.html
  2. ^ http://www.the-scorpions.com/english/tourography/blackout_tour_1982.asp
  3. ^ Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 250. ISBN 1-86074-542-3. 
  4. ^ Bushell, Garry; Halfin, Ross (1985). Running Free, The Official Story of Iron Maiden (2nd ed.). Zomba Books. p. 104. ISBN 0-946391-84-X.