Build a Rocket Boys! Tour

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Build a Rockets Boys! Tour
Tour by Elbow
Associated album Build a Rocket Boys!
Start date 1 March 2011 (2011-03-01)
End date 31 December 2012 (2012-12-31)
Legs 7
Shows 54 in Europe
9 in Australasia
6 in North America
69 in Total
Elbow concert chronology
"One Day Like This Tour"
(2008-2010)
Build a Rocket Boys! Tour
(2011–2012)

Build a Rocket Boys! Tour is the fifth concert tour by British band Elbow. Launched in support of their fifth studio album Build a Rocket Boys! (2011), the tour began in March 2011 with a series of one-off concerts in Europe. A full-production show began in March 2011 in the United Kingdom and the Australasia. It continues into 2012 with shows in North America, Europe and Australasia.

Opening acts[edit]

Setlists[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe-Leg 1
1 March 2011 London England Koko
2 March 2011 Cambridge The Junction
15 March 2011 Glasgow Scotland Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
16 March 2011 Newcastle England Metro Radio Arena
17 March 2011 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
19 March 2011 Sheffield Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
20 March 2011 Liverpool Echo Arena
22 March 2011 Birmingham LG Arena
23 March 2011 Cardiff Wales Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
25 March 2011 Manchester England Manchester Arena
26 March 2011 London The O2 Arena
27 March 2011 Brighton Brighton Centre
28 March 2011 London The O2 Arena
29 March 2011
31 March 2011 Ireland Dublin The O2 (Dublin)
10 June 2011 Venice Italy Parco San Giuliano
11 June 2011[A] Landgraaf Netherlands Pinkpop Festival, 2011
12 June 2011 Aarhus Denmark North Side Festival, 2011
17 June 2011[B] Scheessel Germany Hurricane Festival, 2011
25 June 2011[C] Pilton, Somerset England Glastonbury Festival 2011
26 June 2011 Luxembourg France Rock-A-Field
30 June 2011 Werchter Belgium Festivalterrein de Werchter
1 July 2011 Arras France La Citadelle
2 July 2011 Werchter Belgium Festivalterrein de Werchter
3 July 2011 Arras France La Citadelle
17 July 2011 Benicassim Spain Recinto de Conciertos
Australasia-Leg 1
22 July 2011 Hong Kong Hong Kong KITEC Rotunda 2
25 July 2011 Perth Australia Metro City Concert Club
27 July 2011 Melbourne Palace Theatre, Melbourne
28 July 2011
29 July 2011 Newtown, New South Wales Enmore Theatre
Europe-Leg 2
24 August 2011 Belfast Northern Ireland Custom House Square
26 August 2011[D] Reading, Berkshire England Reading and Leeds Festivals
28 August 2011[D] Leeds
North America-Leg 1
18 September 2011 Austin, Texas United States Zilker Park
20 September 2011 Atlanta Center Stage Theatre
22 September 2011 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
25 September 2011 New York Terminal 5
26 September 2011 Boston Paradise Rock Club
28 September 2011 Toronto Sound Academy
1 October 2011 Los Angeles Greek Theatre
Europe-Leg 3
5 November 2011 Vorst Belgium Forest National
6 November 2011 Antwerp Lotto
7 November 2011 Cologne Germany Live Music Hall
8 November 2011 Munich Tonhalle München
10 November 2011 Berlin Huxley's Neue Welt
11 November 2011 Copenhagen Denmark Falconer Salen
12 November 2011 Wangels Germany Weissenhäuser Strand
14 November 2011 Amsterdam-Zuidoost Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
15 November 2011 Paris France Le Bataclan
16 November 2011 Luxembourg (city) Luxembourg Den Atelier
17 November 2011[E] Manchester England Manchester Arena
22 November 2011 London St John's Church
Australasia-Leg 2
21 March 2012 West Melbourne, Victoria Australia Festival Hall, Melbourne
22 March 2012 Adelaide Thebarton Theatre
24 March 2012 Brisbane The Tivoli
26 March 2012 Sydney Hordern Pavilion
28 March 2012 Mount Eden New Zealand The Powerstation
Europe-Leg 3
22 June 2012[F] Newport, Isle of Wight England Isle of Wight Festival, 2012
23 June 2012[G] Lower Withington Live from Jodrell Bank, 2012
28 June 2012[H] Werchter Belgium Rock Werchter, Belgium. 2012
30 June 2012 Nijmegen Netherlands Goffertpark
6 July 2012[I] Bratislava Slovakia Pohoda Festival, 2012
8 July 2012[J] Kinross Scotland T in the Park 2012
14 July 2012[K] Suffolk England Latitude Festival, 2012
2 September 2012[L] County Laois Ireland Electric Picnic, 2012
26 November 2012 Nottingham England Capital FM Arena
27 November 2012 London Wembley Arena
28 November 2012 Birmingham National Indoor Arena
29 November 2012 Liverpool Echo Arena
1 December 2012 Manchester Manchester Arena
2 December 2012 London The O2 Arena
31 December 2012[M] Edinburgh Scotland Princes Street Gardens
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This festival is a part of "Pinkpop Festival, 2011"
B This festival is a part of "Hurricane Festival, 2011"
C This festival is a part of "Glastonbury Festival 2011"
D This festival is a part of "Reading and Leeds Festivals, 2011"
E This festival is a part of "Children in Need Rocks Manchester, 2011"
F This festival is a part of "Isle of Wight Festival, 2012"
G This festival is a part of "Live from Jodrell Bank, 2012"
H This festival is a part of "Rock Wercher, Belgium. 2012"
I This festival is a part of "Pohoda Festival, 2012"
J This festival is a part of "T in the Park 2012"
K This festival is a part of "Latitude Festival, 2012"
L This festival is a part of "Electric Picnic Festival, 2012"
M This festival is a part of "Scotland's Hogmanay New Year's Celebrations Concert"[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hogmanay Celebrations". 18 July 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Coldplay To Support Scotland's Hogmanay Celebrations". 18 July 2012.