Fallen Empires Tour

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Fallen Empires Tour
SnowPatrol FETourPoster.jpg
Promotional poster for tour
Tour by Snow Patrol
Associated album Fallen Empires
Start date 20 January 2012 (2012-01-20)
End date 31 December 2012 (2012-12-31)
Legs 10
Shows 49 in Europe
7 in Asia
54 in North America
2 in Australia
5 in South America
117 Total
Snow Patrol concert chronology
Take Back the Cities Tour
(2008-09)
Fallen Empires Tour
(2012)

The Fallen Empires Tour was a world tour by Northern Irish alternative rock band Snow Patrol.

Background[edit]

The tour was announced on September 20, 2011 with dates in Dublin and Belfast only. Tickets for these shows went on sale on September 22, 2011. These two shows sold out causing the band to add a further date in Dublin with two extra shows being announced for Belfast. The first continenal Europe show were announced in October 2011 with dates across Germany.[1] A show in Rotterdam was announced for March 1, this show sold out within 30 minutes of going on sale resulting in another show being added for the following night. Shows in Denmark and Sweden were announced on November 23. The band will also make to debut appearance in Dubai when they perform at the Atlantis Hotel Open Air Event alongside Calvin Harris on March 9. The band will also make their debut appearance in Oman, playing the InterContinental Gardens. It was also announced they would play a show at Dublin's Phoenix Park, they will co-headline this concert with Florence and the Machine.

It was announced that the band would return to Australian shores to perform two special acoustic shows in Sydney and Melbourne, they will perform an acoustic set with songs from Fallen Empires and classic hits such as Chasing Cars and Run.[2] They are also set to return to North America for a short fourteen date tour in which they will co-headline with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds with Jake Bugg being the main support act. They will also play three headline shows as part of this leg of the tour[3]

Opening acts[edit]

Setlist[edit]

  1. "I'll Never Let Go"
  2. "Take Back the City"
  3. "Crack the Shutters"
  4. "This Isn't Everything You Are"
  5. "Run"
  6. "In the End"
  7. "New York"
  8. "Set the Fire to the Third Bar"
  9. "Make This Go on Forever"
  10. "Shut Your Eyes"
  11. "Chasing Cars"
  12. "Chocolate"
  13. "Called Out in the Dark"
  14. "Fallen Empires"
  15. "You're All I Have"
Encore
  1. "Lifening"
  2. "Open Your Eyes"
  3. "Just Say Yes"

Source:[13]

Notes
  • During the show in Belfast on January 24, Snow Patrol performed "You Could Be Happy", "Spitting Games" and "How to Be Dead".
  • During the show in Glasgow on January 27, the band performed "In the End" and "You Could Be Happy".
  • During the show in Glasgow on January 28, "Wow", "Ways & Means", "Same", "Grazed Knees", "Dark Roman Wine" and "The Finish Line" was performed.
  • During the shows in Liverpool & Newcastle, "I'll Never Let Go", "In the End" & "You Could Be Happy" was performed.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe[4][8]
January 20, 2012 Dublin Ireland The O2
January 21, 2012
January 23, 2012 Belfast Northern Ireland Odyssey Arena
January 24, 2012
January 25, 2012
January 27, 2012 Glasgow Scotland Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
January 28, 2012
January 30, 2012 Aberdeen Press & Journal Arena
January 31, 2012 Liverpool England Echo Arena
February 1, 2012 Nottingham Capital FM Arena Nottingham
February 3, 2012 Manchester Manchester Arena
February 4, 2012 Birmingham LG Arena
February 5, 2012 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
February 7, 2012 Sheffield Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
February 8, 2012 Bournemouth Windsor Hall
February 10, 2012 London The O2 Arena
February 11, 2012
February 12, 2012
February 22, 2012 Copenhagen Denmark Falkoner Theatre
February 23, 2012 Stockholm Sweden Münchenbryggeriet
February 25, 2012 Berlin Germany Tempodrom
February 26, 2012 Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Halle
February 28, 2012 Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle
February 29, 2012 Antwerp Belgium Lotto Arena
March 1, 2012 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Rotterdam
March 2, 2012
March 4, 2012 Munich Germany Zenith Kulturhalle
March 5, 2012 Münchenstein Switzerland St. Jakobshalle
March 7, 2012 Paris France Zénith de Paris
Asia[14]
March 9, 2012[A] Dubai United Arab Emirates Atlantis, The Palm Beach
March 11, 2012 Muscat Oman InterContinental Gardens
North America[6]
March 29, 2012 Orlando United States Hard Rock Live
March 30, 2012 Miami Beach The Fillmore Miami Beach
March 31, 2012 St. Petersburg Jannus Live
April 2, 2012 Atlanta The Tabernacle
April 3, 2012 Nashville Ryman Auditorium
April 4, 2012 Cincinnati Bogart's
April 6, 2012 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
April 7, 2012
April 10, 2012 Philadelphia Electric Factory
April 12, 2012 Boston Orpheum Theatre
April 13, 2012 New York City Terminal 5
April 14, 2012
April 16, 2012 Montreal Canada Métropolis
April 17, 2012 Toronto Massey Hall
April 18, 2012
April 20, 2012 Detroit United States The Fillmore Detroit
April 21, 2012 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
April 22, 2012 Indianapolis Egyptian Room
April 24, 2012 Kansas City Beaumont Club
April 25, 2012 Minneapolis State Theatre
April 27, 2012 Denver Fillmore Auditorium
April 28, 2012 Salt Lake City The Depot
April 30, 2012 Vancouver Canada Orpheum Theatre
May 1, 2012 Seattle United States Paramount Theatre
May 2, 2012 Portland McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
May 4, 2012 Oakland Fox Oakland Theatre
May 5, 2012
May 8, 2012 Los Angeles Hollywood Palladium
May 10, 2012 Pomona Pomona Fox Theater
May 11, 2012 Temecula Pechanga Showroom Theater
May 12, 2012 Paradise Boulevard Pool
May 14, 2012 Phoenix Comerica Theatre
May 16, 2012 Dallas South Side Music Hall
May 17, 2012 Austin Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheatre
May 18, 2012 Houston Bayou Music Center
May 19, 2012 Biloxi Hard Rock Live
Europe[15]
June 15, 2012[B] Seinäjoki Finland Törnävä Festival Park
June 17, 2012[C] Aarhus Denmark Ådalen
June 23, 2012[D] Roeser Luxembourg Herchesfeld
June 24, 2012 Hamburg Germany O2 World Hamburg
June 26, 2012 Vienna Austria Arena Wien
June 27, 2012[E] Sopron Hungary Lővér Kempingek
June 29, 2012 Berlin Germany Spandau Citadel
June 30, 2012[F] Nijmegen Netherlands Goffertpark
July 1, 2012[G] Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Grounds
July 3, 2012[H] Dresden Germany Neustädter Elbufer
July 4, 2012 Cologne Lanxess Arena
July 6, 2012[J] Perth and Kinross Scotland Balado
July 8, 2012 Dublin Ireland Phoenix Park
July 12, 2012[K] Bilbao Spain Kobetamendi
July 13, 2012[L] Oeiras Portugal Passeio Marítimo de Algés
July 15, 2012[M] Bern Switzerland The Gurten
Asia[16]
July 17, 2012[N] Byblos Lebanon Byblos Seaside Amphitheater
August 4, 2012 Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong AWE Hall 10
August 6, 2012 Downtown Core Singapore Fort Canning Park
August 8, 2012 Quezon City Philippines Smart Araneta Coliseum
August 11, 2012[O] Incheon South Korea Gyeongin Ara Waterway Incheon Terminal
Europe
August 18, 2012[P] Weston-under-Lizard England Weston Park
August 19, 2012[P] Chelmsford Hylands Park
Australia[17]
September 30, 2012 Melbourne Australia Regent Theatre
October 1, 2012 Sydney State Theatre
South America[18]
October 5, 2012 Santiago Chile Teatro Caupolicán
October 7, 2012 Buenos Aires Argentina Luna Park
October 9, 2012 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Citibank Hall
October 10, 2012 São Paulo Credicard Hall
October 11, 2012 Belo Horizonte Chevrolet Hall
North America
October 14, 2012 Mexico City Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez[Q]
October 19, 2012 Valley Center United States Open Sky Theatre
October 20, 2012 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl
October 21, 2012 San Jose San Jose Civic Auditorium
October 23, 20121 Portland Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
October 24, 20121 Seattle WaMu Theater
October 25, 20121 Vancouver Canada Rogers Arena
October 27, 20121 Edmonton Edmonton Expo Centre
October 28, 20121 Calgary Stampede Corral
October 30, 20121 Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall
October 31, 20121 Saint Paul United States Roy Wilkins Auditorium
November 1, 20121 Kansas City Midland Theatre
November 3, 20121 Hammond The Venue
November 4, 20121 Louisville Palace Theatre
November 5, 20121 Nashville Ryman Auditorium
November 7, 20121 Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
November 8, 20121 Austin Music Hall
November 9, 20121 Houston Bayou Music Center
Europe[19]
23 December 2012[R] Belfast Northern Ireland Waterfront Hall
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
July 17, 2012 Byblos, Lebanon UNESCO Square Moved to Byblos Seaside Amphitheater.

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets Sold / Available Gross Revenue
The O2 Dublin 24,954 / 24,954 (100%) $1,317,390[37]
Odyssey Arena Belfast 30,556 / 30,556 (100%) $1,470,220[37]
Manchester Arena Manchester 15,929 / 16,258 (98%) $802,981[38]
The O2 Arena London 45,455 / 48,338 (94%) $2,504,380[39]
Lotto Arena Antwerp 7,307 / 7,347 (99%) $359,048[40]
Jannus Live St. Petersburg 2,003 / 2,003 (100%) $53,351[40]
Ryman Auditorium Nashville 2,264 / 2,264 (100%) $79,240[40]
9:30 Club Washington, D.C. 2,400 / 2,400 (100%) $84,000[40]
Métropolis Montreal 2,258 / 2,258 (100%) $73,521[38]
Aragon Ballroom Chicago 4,873 / 4,873 (100%) $155,936[41]
State Theatre Minneapolis 2,034 / 2,034 (100%) $70,173[42]
Fox Oakland Theatre Oakland 5,143 / 5,600 (92%) $192,925[43]
Pomona Fox Theater Pomona 1,365 / 1,400 (97%) $45,094[44]
Boulevard Pool Paradise 2,542 / 3,200 (79%) $88,970[43]
Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheatre Austin 2,200 / 2,200 (100%) $55,000[44]
O2 World Hamburg Hamburg 7,263 / 8,109 (89%) $336,033[45]
Regent Theatre Melbourne 2,054 / 2,054 (100%) $138,850
State Theatre Sydney 1,993 / 1,993 (100%) $134,727
Citibank Hall Rio de Janeiro 950 / 7,029 (14%) $67,078[46]
Credicard Hall São Paulo 2,702 / 4,847 (56%) $202,188[46]
Chevrolet Hall Belo Horizonte 1,365 / 4,393 (31%) $71,381 [46]
San Jose Civic Auditorium San Jose 1,999 / 2,876 (70%) $59,050[47]
TOTAL 164,592 / 170,717 (96%) $8,020,889

External links[edit]

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