Evolution World Tour

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Evolution Tour
Tour by Gloria Estefan
Associated album Destiny
Start date July 13, 1996
End date May 3, 1997
Shows 61 in North America
26 in Europe
3 in Africa
7 in Australia
3 in Asia
100 Total
Gloria Estefan concert chronology
Into The Light World Tour
(1991)
Evolution World Tour
(1996)
Live & Re-Wrapped Tour
(2004)

The Evolution Tour is the name of the third solo concert tour by American recording artist Gloria Estefan. The tour supported her seventh studio album Destiny in 1996. The tour visited North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. One of the concerts at the Miami Arena was filmed for TV airings, as well as a VHS/DVD release. Additionally, the video for No Pretendo was filmed during Estefan's performance at the Estadio Azteca.

Set list[edit]

  1. "Conga"
  2. "Live for Loving You"
  3. "Get on Your Feet"
  4. "Anything for You"/"No Te Olvidare"
  5. "Don't Wanna Lose You"/"Si Voy a Perderte"
  6. "Destiny"
  7. "Here We Are"/"Toda Pra Você"
  8. "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You"
  9. "Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Voice)"
  10. "Steal Your Heart/"No Pretendo"
  11. "Along Came You (A Song for Emily)"
  12. Band Interlude
  13. "Mi Tierra"
  14. "Con Los Años Que Me Quedan"
  15. "Volver" (performed on select dates)
  16. "Ayer" (performed on select dates)
  17. "Montuno" (performed on select dates)
  18. "Tradición"
  19. "Everlasting Love"
  20. Ballad Medley: "Cuts Both Ways" / "I See Your Smile" / "Words Get in the Way" / "Can't Stay Away from You"
  21. "Always Tomorrow" (performed on select dates)
  22. "Coming Out of the Dark" (performed on select dates)
  23. "I'm Not Giving You Up" (performed on select dates)
  24. "Show Me the Way Back to Your Heart" (performed on select dates)
  25. "Abriendo Puertas"
  26. "You'll Be Mine (Party Time)"
  27. "Turn the Beat Around"
  28. "Megamix": "Dr. Beat" / "Conga" / "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" / "1-2-3" / "Get on Your Feet"
  29. Medley: "Higher" / "Tres Deseos"
  30. "Reach"

Source:[1]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America[2][3]
July 13, 1996 Pensacola United States Pensacola Civic Center
July 18, 1996 Atlanta Coca-Cola Lakewood Amphitheatre
July 19, 1996
July 20, 1996 The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 21, 1996 San Antonio Alamodome
July 22, 1996 Austin Frank Erwin Center
July 23, 1996
July 24, 1996 Dallas Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre
July 25, 1996
July 26, 1996 Las Cruces Pan American Center
July 27, 1996
July 28, 1996 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum
July 29, 1996
July 30, 1996 Phoenix America West Arena
July 31, 1996 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
August 1, 1996
August 2, 1996 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
August 8, 1996 Inglewood Great Western Forum
August 9, 1996
August 12, 1996 Anaheim Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim
August 15, 1996 Concord Concord Pavilion
August 17, 1996 San Jose San Jose Arena
August 18, 1996 Sacramento ARCO Arena
August 20, 1996 Greenwood Village Coors Amphitheatre
August 21, 1996
August 22, 1996 Maryland Heights Riverport Amphitheatre
August 24, 1996 Tinley Park New World Music Theatre
August 25, 1996 Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills
August 27, 1996 Cleveland Gund Arena
August 28, 1996 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
August 30, 1996 Pittsburgh Civic Arena
August 31, 1996 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
September 2, 1996 Toronto Canada Molson Amphitheatre
September 4, 1996 Montreal Theatre du Centre Molson
September 6, 1996 New York City United States Madison Square Garden
September 7, 1996
September 8, 1996
September 10, 1996 Worcester Worcester's Centrum Centre
September 11, 1996 Hartford Meadows Music Theatre
September 12, 1996 Camden Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Centre
September 13, 1996 Philadelphia CoreStates Center
September 14, 1996 Landover USAir Arena
September 15, 1996
September 17, 1996 Orlando Orlando Arena
September 18, 1996 St. Petersburg Thunderdome
September 20, 1996 Miami Miami Arena
September 21, 1996
September 22, 1996
September 24, 1996
Europe
October 17, 1996 Madrid Spain Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas
October 20, 1996 Zaragoza Estadio de La Romareda
October 22, 1996 A Coruña Coliseum da Coruña
October 23, 1996 Gijón Palacio de Deportes de Gijón
October 25, 1996 Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi
October 27, 1996 Cartagena Palacio de Exposiciones
November 1, 1996 Milan Italy Forum di Assago
November 3, 1996 Frankfurt Germany Festhalle Frankfurt
November 4, 1996 Oberhausen Arena Oberhausen
November 6, 1996 Berlin Deutschlandhalle
November 7, 1996 Hamburg Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
November 11, 1996 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Rotterdam
November 12, 1996
November 13, 1996
November 14, 1996
November 18, 1996 Brussels Belgium Forest National
November 20, 1996 Paris France Zénith de Paris
November 22, 1996 London England Wembley Arena
November 23, 1996
November 27, 1996 Newcastle Newcastle Arena
November 28, 1996 Glasgow Scotland Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
November 30, 1996 Birmingham England NEC Arena
December 1, 1996
December 3, 1996 Manchester Manchester Evening News Arena
December 4, 1996 Sheffield Sheffield Arena
December 12, 1996 Dublin Ireland RDS Simmonscourt
North America
January 17, 1997 San Juan Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum
January 18, 1997
January 24, 1997 Orlando United States Orlando Arena
January 25, 1997 Tampa Ice Palace
January 30, 1997 Landover USAir Arena
February 2, 1997 University Park Bryce Jordan Center
February 4, 1997 Hartford Meadows Music Theatre
February 7, 1997 Philadelphia CoreStates Center
February 8, 1997
February 14, 1997 Mexico City Mexico Estadio Azteca
February 15, 1997
Africa
March 17, 1997 Cape Town South Africa Green Point Stadium
March 20, 1997 Durban Kings Park Stadium
March 22, 1997 Johannesburg Johannesburg Stadium
Australia
March 31, 1997 Perth Australia Perth Entertainment Centre
April 3, 1997 Melbourne Centre Court
April 4, 1997
April 7, 1997 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
April 10, 1997 Sydney Sydney Entertainment Centre
April 12, 1997
April 13, 1997
Asia
April 22, 1997 Tokyo Japan Nippon Budokan
April 23, 1997
April 27, 1997 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall
North America
May 3 1997 Honolulu United States Aloha Stadium
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
August 5, 1996 Atlanta, Georgia Centennial Olympic Park Amphitheater Cancelled; a part of the 1996 Summer Olympics concert series[4]
August 6, 1996 Atlanta, Georgia Centennial Olympic Park Amphitheater Cancelled; a part of the 1996 Summer Olympics concert series[4]
August 7, 1996 Atlanta, Georgia Centennial Olympic Park Amphitheater Cancelled; a part of the 1996 Summer Olympics concert series[4]

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets sold / available Gross revenue
Alamodome San Antonio 19,148 / 20,313 (94%) $713,568[5]
Great Western Forum Inglewood 25,772 / 27,208 (95%) $982,238[6]
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim Anaheim 12,129 / 12,129 (100%) $550,980[7]
New World Music Theatre Tinley Park 16,602 / 20,000 (83%) $486,551[7]
Madison Square Garden New York City 42,668 / 42,668 (100%) $2,065,640[8]
Worcester's Centrum Centre Worcester 10,354 / 11,471 (90%) $346,892[9]
Miami Arena Miami 41,883 / 41,883 (100%) $1,625,810[10]
Ice Palace Tampa 12,478 / 12,478 (100%) $438,150[11]
USAir Arena Landover 13,879 / 13,879 $455,760[12]
Bryce Jordan Center University Park 9,196 / 10,400 (88%) $279,770[12]
CoreStates Center Philadelphia 28,774 / 28,774 (100%) $882,578[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20091027120357/http://www.geocities.com/evolutiontour/evolutiontoursonglist.html
  2. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20091027120430/http://www.geocities.com/evolutiontour/evolutiontourdates.html
  3. ^ "SEARS, GLORIA ESTEFAN PLEDGE $1 MILLION FOR YOUTH" (Press release). Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania: TheFreeLibrary.com. June 5, 1996. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Pousner, Howard; DeVault, Russ (December 11, 1995). "Amphitheater cancellation pulls curtain on Olympic entertainers". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 114 (26) (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Journal Communications). pp. 8B. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Billboard Boxscore Concert Grosses page 12". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-08-17. Retrieved 2011-12-11. 
  6. ^ "Concert Grosses page 16". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-08-24. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  7. ^ a b "Concert Grosses page 18". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-09-07. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  8. ^ "Concert Grosses page 20". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-10-05. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  9. ^ "Concert Grosses page 14". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-09-28. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  10. ^ "Concert Grosses page 20". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1996-10-12. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  11. ^ "Concert Grosses page 14". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1997-02-08. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  12. ^ a b "Concert Grosses page 14". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1997-02-15. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  13. ^ "Concert Grosses page 16". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1997-02-22. Retrieved 2012-01-12.