Blown Away Tour

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Blown Away Tour
The Blown Away Tour Live cover art.jpeg
Live Tour DVD cover art
Tour by Carrie Underwood
Associated album Blown Away
Start date May 26, 2012
End date June 30, 2013
Legs 4
Shows 105 in North America
4 in Europe
5 in Australia
114 Total
Carrie Underwood concert chronology
Play On Tour
(2010-11)
Blown Away Tour
(2012-13)

The Blown Away Tour is the third headlining tour by country music singer Carrie Underwood and is in support of her fourth album Blown Away. The tour is her first worldwide tour, with Underwood playing in and touring in Europe and Australia for the first time.

Underwood announced that she will be donating $1 from each ticket sold on the North American leg of the “Blown Away Tour” to support Red Cross disaster relief.[1]

The Blown Away Tour was the 47th best-selling tour in the world in 2012, having earned $29.2 million and sold 486,504 tickets.[2]

Background[edit]

On May 1, 2012, Underwood announced the Blown Away Tour. The tour will include an international run of shows during the summer of 2012, including her first-ever United Kingdom concert, taking place at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London on June 21. Underwood announced four dates in Australia on May 6, 2012.[3] Opening for Underwood is country singer Hunter Hayes, who is scheduled to be the opening act for the North American leg of the tour.[4] On October 29, 2012, dates for the second North American leg of the tour were announced.[5] On November 30, 2012, it was announced that Underwood would be taking the tour to Ireland and Northern Ireland in March 2013.[6] This will be Underwood's first-ever concerts in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Opening acts[edit]

Setlist[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America Leg 1
May 26, 2012 Baton Rouge United States Bayou Country Superfest
June 8, 2012 Nashville CMA Music Festival
Europe
June 21, 2012 London England Royal Albert Hall
Australia
June 26, 2012 Melbourne Australia Palais Theatre
June 29, 2012 Tamworth Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre
June 30, 2012 Brisbane Brisbane Convention Centre
July 2, 2012 Sydney Sydney Opera House
July 3, 2012
North America
August 12, 2012 Bowmanville Canada Boots & Hearts Music Festival
September 14, 2012 Manchester United States Verizon Wireless Arena
September 15, 2012 Bridgeport Webster Bank Arena
September 17, 2012 Providence Dunkin' Donuts Center
September 19, 2012 Worcester DCU Center
September 20, 2012 Reading Sovereign Center
September 22, 2012 Louisville KFC Yum! Center
September 23, 2012 Nashville Bridgestone Arena
September 26, 2012 Ashwaubenon Resch Center
September 27, 2012 Minneapolis Target Center
September 29, 2012 Fargo Fargodome
October 1, 2012 Saskatoon Canada Credit Union Centre
October 2, 2012 Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome
October 4, 2012 Vancouver Rogers Arena
October 6, 2012 Seattle United States KeyArena
October 7, 2012 Portland Rose Garden
October 10, 2012 West Valley City Maverik Center
October 12, 2012 Reno Reno Events Center
October 13, 2012 Sacramento Power Balance Pavilion
October 14, 2012 San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose
October 16, 2012 Los Angeles Staples Center
October 18, 2012 Bakersfield Rabobank Arena
October 20, 2012 San Diego Valley View Casino Center
October 21, 2012 Glendale jobing.com Arena
October 24, 2012 Dallas American Airlines Center
October 25, 2012 Oklahoma City Chesapeake Energy Arena
October 27, 2012 Wichita Intrust Bank Arena
October 28, 2012 Springfield JQH Arena
November 3, 2012 Charlotte Time Warner Cable Arena
November 4, 2012 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
November 7, 2012 Baltimore 1st Mariner Arena
November 9, 2012 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
November 10, 2012 Hartford XL Center
November 13, 2012 University Park Bryce Jordan Center
November 15, 2012 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
November 16, 2012 Moline i wireless Center
November 20, 2012 St. Louis Scottrade Center
November 21, 2012 Tulsa BOK Center
November 24, 2012 Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse
November 25, 2012 Auburn Hills Palace of Auburn Hills
November 27, 2012 Pittsburgh Consol Energy Center
November 28, 2012 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
November 30, 2012 Uniondale Nassau Coliseum
December 1, 2012 Newark Prudential Center
December 4, 2012 Albany Times Union Center
December 6, 2012 London Canada John Labatt Centre
December 8, 2012 Ottawa Scotiabank Place
December 9, 2012 Toronto Air Canada Centre
December 11, 2012 Columbus United States Schottenstein Center
December 12, 2012 Chicago United Center
December 14, 2012 Des Moines Iowa Events Center
December 18, 2012 Memphis FedExForum
December 19, 2012 Duluth Arena at Gwinnett Center
December 21, 2012 Orlando Amway Center
December 22, 2012 Sunrise BankAtlantic Center
North America Leg 2
February 13, 2013 Colorado Springs United States Colorado Springs World Arena
February 14, 2013 Broomfield 1stBank Center
February 17, 2013 Boise Taco Bell Arena
February 19, 2013 Billings MetraPark Arena
February 21, 2013 Spokane Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
February 22, 2013 Yakima Yakima SunDome
February 25, 2013 Oakland Oracle Arena
February 26, 2013 Stockton Stockton Arena
March 2, 2013 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center
March 3, 2013 Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena
March 5, 2013 Fresno Save Mart Center
March 8, 2013 Rio Rancho Santa Ana Star Center
Europe
March 14, 2013 Dublin Ireland Olympia Theatre
March 15, 2013 Belfast Northern Ireland Waterfront Hall
March 17, 2013 London England C2C: Country to Country
North America Leg 3
March 21, 2013 Richmond United States Richmond Coliseum
March 23, 2013 Roanoke Roanoke Civic Center
March 25, 2013 Hershey Giant Center
March 26, 2013 Buffalo First Niagara Center
March 28, 2013 Hamilton Canada Copps Coliseum
March 29, 2013 Windsor WFCU Centre
March 30, 2013 Kingston K-Rock Centre
April 2, 2013 Saint John Harbour Station
April 9, 2013 Portland United States Cumberland County Civic Center
April 11, 2013 Youngstown Covelli Centre
April 13, 2013 East Lansing Breslin Student Events Center
April 14, 2013 Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
April 16, 2013 Greenville BI-LO Center
April 17, 2013 Columbia Colonial Life Arena
April 19, 2013 Augusta James Brown Arena
April 20, 2013 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
April 23, 2013 Houston Toyota Center
April 25, 2013 San Antonio Freeman Coliseum
April 27, 2013 Cedar Park Cedar Park Center
April 29, 2013 Lafayette Cajundome
May 1, 2013 Kansas Citya Sprint Center
May 2, 2013 Bloomington U.S. Cellular Coliseum
May 3, 2013 Milwaukee BMO Harris Bradley Center
May 5, 2013 Toledo Huntington Center
May 6, 2013 Springfieldb Prairie Capital Convention Center
May 8, 2013 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
May 10, 2013 Rockford BMO Harris Bank Center
May 12, 2013 Omaha CenturyLink Center Omaha
May 13, 2013 Sioux City Tyson Events Center
May 15, 2013 Winnipeg Canada MTS Centre
May 17, 2013 Moose Jaw Mosaic Place
May 18, 2013 Edmonton Rexall Place
May 20, 2013 Dawson Creek EnCana Events Centre
May 21, 2013 Prince George CN Centre
May 23, 2013 Abbotsford Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre
June 30, 2013 Dauphin Dauphin's Countryfest
  • ^Note a The Kansas City show was originally scheduled for December 15, 2012, but was moved to May 1, 2013 due to illness.[8]
  • ^Note b The Springfield show was originally scheduled for May 1, 2013, but was moved to May 6, 2013 due to illness that caused her show in Kansas City to be moved to May 1, 2013.[8]

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets Sold/Available Gross Revenue
Royal Albert Hall London No data given $150,890
Palais Theatre Melbourne $246,789
Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre Tamworth $434,845
Sydney Opera House Sydney $678,234
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Brisbane 2,571/3,222 (80%) $228,552
Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester 7,944/8,133 (98%) $476,254
Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport 6,232/6,426 (97%) $378,872
Dunkin' Donuts Center Providence 6,114/6,388 (96%) $377,554
DCU Center Worcester 6,073/6,366 (95%) $373,018
Sovereign Center Reading 5,535/5,883 (94%) $329,633
KFC Yum! Center Louisville 10,069/10,583 (96%) $593,576
Bridgestone Arena Nashville 9,856/10,023 (98%) $591,096
Resch Center Ashwaubenon 7,381/7,381 (100%) $426,273
Target Center Minneapolis 9,519/9,735 (98%) $567,614
Fargo Dome Fargo 10,228/10,514 (97%) $578,158
Credit Union Centre Saskatoon 7,879/8,096 (98%) $495,426
Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary 11,213/11,213 (100%) $697,172
Rogers Arena Vancouver 8,559/8,920 (96%) $540,531
KeyArena Seattle 8,957/9,185 (98%) $531,922
Rose Garden Portland 7,347/7,347 (100%) $424,695
Maverik Center West Valley City 8,948/8,948 (100%) $504,638
Reno Events Center Reno 6,164/6,164 (100%) $367,394
Power Balance Pavilion Sacramento 8,804/8,804 (100%) $524,704
HP Pavilion at San Jose San Jose 7,884/8,120 (97%) $473,154
Staples Center Los Angeles 11,105/11,105 (100%) $611,918
Rabobank Arena Bakersfield 7,297/7,350 (97%) $421,765
Valley View Casino Center San Diego 7,767/8,114 (96%) $450,005
Jobing.com Arena Glendale 8,369/8,369 (100%) $486,582
American Airlines Center Dallas 9,414/9,414 (100%) $559,724
Chesapeake Energy Arena Oklahoma City 8,327/8,704 (96%) $507,310
INTRUST Bank Arena Wichita 7,712/7,959 (97%) $449,208
JQH Arena Springfield 7,612/7,794 (98%) $434,197
Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte 8,613/8,830 (98%) $515,371
Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro 9,372/9,992 (94%) $428,377
1st Mariner Arena Baltimore 7,291/7,291 (100%) $551,182
Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City 9,447/10,431 (91%) $561,992
XL Center Hartford 6,903/6,903 (100%) $418,368
Bryce Jordan Center University Park 7,147/7,844 (91%) $417,715
Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids 10,093/10,093 (100%) $565,292
i Wireless Center Moline 9,711/9,711 (100%) $547,039
Scottrade Center St. Louis 10,415/10,796 (96%) $570,743
BOK Center Tulsa 10,073/10,073 (100%) $605,878
Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis 8,964/8,964 (100%) $499,966
Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills 11,796/11,796 (100%) $668,236
Consol Energy Center Pittsburgh 9,492/9,875 (96%) $530,212
Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia 9,547/10,216 (93%) $550,278
Nassau Coliseum Uniondale 8,526/8,777 (97%) $512,836
Prudential Center Newark 10,698/11,499 (93%) $642,908
Times Union Center Albany 7,601/8,018 (95%) $438,454
Budweiser Gardens London 7,995/7,995 (100%) $500,955
Scotiabank Place Ottawa 9,622/10,255 (94%) $593,561
Air Canada Centre Toronto 12,212/12,212 (100%) $748,206
Schottenstein Center Columbus 9,022/9,022 (100%) $515,172
United Center Chicago 11,930/11,930 (100%) $696,120
Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines 10,056/10,251 (98%) $574,911
Fed Ex Forum Memphis 8,367/8,367 (100%) $476,935
Arena at Gwinnett Center Duluth 9,887/9,887 (100%) $591,240
Amway Arena Orlando 11,017/11,017 (100%) $631,232
BB&T Center Sunrise 7,945/8,226 (97%) $477,040
Colorado Springs World Arena Colorado Springs 6,263/6,263 (100%) $387,748
1st Bank Arena Broomfield 5,525/5,525 (100%) $341,970
Taco Bell Arena Boise 7,254/7,254 (100%) $421,569
MetraPark Arena Billings 7,711/7,711 (100%) $437,939
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena Spokane 9,914/9,914 (100%) $563,349
Yakima SunDome Yakima 6,719/6,719 (100%) $384,497
Oracle Arena Oakland 6,719/6,719 (100%) $384,497
Stockton Arena Stockton 8,501/8,501 (100%) $484,884
Mandalay Bay Events Center Paradise 7,912/7,912 (100%) $477,392
Citizens Business Bank Arena Ontario 7,548/7,548 (100%) $476,330
Save Mart Center Fresno 10,333/10,333 (100%) $550,616
Santa Ana Star Center Rancho Rio 6,409/6,409 (100%) $373,752
Olympia Theatre Dublin No data given No data given
Waterfront Hall Belfast
Richmond Coliseum Richmond 8,419/8,419 (100%) $480,987
Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke 6,894/6,894 (100%) $406,339
Giant Center Hershey 8,624/8,624 (100%) $483,364
First Niagara Center Buffalo 12,484/12,484 (100%) $683,154
Copps Coliseum Hamilton 11,488/11,488 (100%) $702,891
WFCU Center Windsor 6,488/6,488 (100%) $539,387
K-Rock Centre Kingston 5,233/5,233 (100%) $340,357
Harbour Station Saint John 6,532/6,532 (100%) $415,256
Cumberland County Civic Center Portland 5,751/5,751 (100%) $337,409
Covelli Centre Youngstown 5,635/5,635 (100%) $348,460
Breslin Student Events Center East Lansing 8,276/8,276 (100%) $462,336
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne 8,492/8,492 (100%) $470,712
Bi-LO Center Greenville 9,695/9,695 (100%) $541,443
Colonial Life Arena Columbia 8,357/8,357 (100%) $438,030
James Brown Arena Augusta 6,093/6,093 (100%) $356,436
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville 10,221/10,221 (100%) $562,284
Toyota Center Houston 8,246/8,246 (100%) $493,596
Freeman Coliseum San Antonio 7,134/7,134 (100%) $417,099
Cedar Park Center Cedar Park 6,629/6,629 (100%) $404,514
Cajundome Lafayette 9,288/9,288 (100%) $520,588
Sprint Center Kansas City 11,778/11,778 (100%) $681,238
US Cellular Coliseum Bloomington 6,458/6,458 (100%) $374,403
BMO Harris Bradley Center Milwaukee 11,592/11,592 (100%) $674,402
Huntington Center Toledo 7,446/7,446 (100%) $431,981
Charleston Civic Center Center Charleston 7,914/7,914 (100%) $443,659
HMO Harris Bank Center Rockford 6,807/6,807 (100%) $402,015
Century Link Center Omaha 12,600/12,600 (100%) $723,880
Tyson Events Center Sioux City 7,036/7,036 (100%) $403,316
MTS Centre Winnipeg 9,630/9,630 (100%) $591,841
Mosaic Place Moose Jaw 4,039/4,039 (100%) $478,223
Rexall Place Edmonton 12,136/12,136 (100%) $717,473
EnCana Events Centre Dawson Creek 4,368/4,368 (100%) $492,866
CN Centre Prince George 5,055/5,055 (100%) $588,294
Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre Abbotsford 5,909/5,909 (100%) $521,208
TOTAL 850,049/862,093 (98.6%) $51,956,206

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Category Result
2013 American Country Awards Touring Artist of the Year (Carrie Underwood) Nominated

Tour DVD[edit]

A concert DVD entitled The Blown Away Tour: Live was released on August 12, 2013, in the United Kingdom, August 13, 2013 in North America and on August 16, 2013 in Australia.[9] The footage was captured during Underwood's concert in Ontario on March 3, 2013. The DVD will include more than twenty songs performed by Underwood on tour, as well as exclusive interviews with Underwood, tour director of The Blown Away Tour, Raj Kapoor, and other behind-the-scenes footage about the tour.[10]

Tour Exhibition[edit]

From June 5, 2013 to November 10, 2013, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will displayed The Blown Away Tour Exhibit for visitors in Nashville, Tennessee. The exhibit featured costumes, set pieces, microphones, and other novelties from the tour.[11]

References[edit]