Flick of the Switch/Monsters of Rock Tour

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Flick of the Switch Tour
Tour by AC/DC
Associated album Flick of the Switch
Start date 14 October 1983 (1983-10-14)
End date 19 January 1985 (1985-01-19)
Legs 2
AC/DC concert chronology
For Those About to Rock Tour
(1982)
Flick of the Switch Tour/Monsters of Rock Tour
(1983-85)
Fly on the Wall Tour
(1985)

The Flick of the Switch/ Monsters of Rock Tour was a concert tour by the Australian rock band AC/DC in support of their released album Flick of the Switch in 1983. The Flick of the Switch tour took place in North America through most of 1983 and the Monsters of Rock Tour was a couple of stops in 1984 and 1985 (In 1985 with two concerts at the Rock in Rio Festival in Brazil, on January 15 and January 19).

This was the first AC/DC tour to feature drummer Simon Wright (previously of the English band AIIZ), after the departure of Phil Rudd, who would later rejoin the band in 1994.

Monsters Of Rock 1984 in Germany (Karlsruhe and Nurnberg), line-up Motley Crue, Accept, Gary Moore, Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, AC/DC (Headliner)

Tour dates (Flick of the Switch Tour)[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Flick of the Switch Leg[1]
11 October 1983 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Pacific National Exhibition Coliseum
13 October 1983 Tacoma, Washington United States Tacoma Dome
14 October 1983 Portland, Oregon Memorial Coliseum
17 October 1983 Inglewood, California The Forum
18 October 1983
19 October 1983 Daly City, California Cow Palace
22 October 1983 Tempe, Arizona Compton Terrace Amphitheatre
23 October 1983 Albuquerque, New Mexico Tingley Coliseum
24 October 1983 Denver, Colorado McNichols Sports Arena
25 October 1983 Albuquerque, New Mexico Tingley Coliseum
26 October 1983 Kansas City, Missouri Kemper Arena
27 October 1983 Dallas, Texas Reunion Arena
29 October 1983 Austin, Texas Frank Erwin Center
30 October 1983 Houston, Texas The Summit
1 November 1983 Memphis, Tennessee Mid-South Coliseum
2 November 1983 St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Arena
3 November 1983 Indianapolis, Indiana Market Square Arena
4 November 1983 Notre Dame, IN Edmund P. Joyce Center
6 November 1983 Saint Paul, Minnesota St. Paul Civic Center
7 November 1983 Peoria, Illinois Peoria Civic Center
8 November 1983 Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Civic Auditorium
9 November 1983 Rosemont, Illinois Rosemont Horizon
11 November 1983 Cincinnati, Ohio Riverfront Coliseum
12 November 1983 Lexington, Kentucky Rupp Arena
13 November 1983 Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke Civic Center
14 November 1983 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Spectrum
15 November 1983
16 November 1983 Evansville, Indiana Roberts Municipal Stadium
17 November 1983 Detroit, Michigan Joe Louis Arena
18 November 1983
20 November 1983 Atlanta, Georgia The Omni
21 November 1983
22 November 1983 Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex
23 November 1983 Biloxi, Mississippi Mississippi Coast Coliseum
25 November 1983 Pembroke Pines, Florida Hollywood Sportatorium
26 November 1983 Lakeland, Florida Lakeland Civic Center
27 November 1983 Columbia, South Carolina Carolina Coliseum
28 November 1983 Hampton, Virginia Hampton Coliseum
30 November 1983 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Civic Arena
1 December 1983 Buffalo, New York Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
2 December 1983 Worcester, Massachusetts Worcester Centrum
3 December 1983
4 December 1983 Hartford, Connecticut Hartford Civic Center
5 December 1983 New York City, New York Madison Square Garden
6 December 1983 Providence, Rhode Island Providence Civic Center
8 December 1983 Uniondale, New York Nassau Coliseum
9 December 1983 East Rutherford, New Jersey Meadowlands Arena
10 December 1983 New Haven, Connecticut New Haven Coliseum
11 December 1983 Landover, Maryland Capital Centre
12 December 1983
14 December 1983 Richfield, Ohio Richfield Coliseum
15 December 1983 Toronto, Ontario Canada Maple Leaf Gardens
16 December 1983 Montreal, Quebec Montreal Forum
18 December 1983 Uniondale, New York United States Nassau Coliseum
19 December 1983 New York City, New York Madison Square Garden

Tour dates (Monsters of Rock Tour)[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Monsters of Rock Tour Leg[2][3]
11 August 1984 San Sebastián Spain Velódromo de Anoeta
18 August 1984 Castle Donington United Kingdom Donington Park (Monsters of Rock)
21 August 1984 Warsaw Poland Stadion Dziesięciolecia
25 August 1984 Stockholm Sweden Råsunda Stadium
27 August 1984 Brno Czechoslovakia Stadion Za Lužánkami
28 August 1984 Pécs Hungary Lauber Dezső Sports Hall
31 August 1984 Winterthur Switzerland Stadion Schützenwiese
1 September 1984 Karlsruhe Germany Wildparkstadion
2 September 1984 Nuremberg Stadion am Dutzendteich
5 September 1984 Rome Italy Nettuno Stadio Comunale]]
7 September 1984 Turin Stadio Olimpico di Torino
11 September 1984 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
12 September 1984 Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
Rock in Rio
15 January 1985 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Cidade do Rock
19 January 1985

Set list[edit]

Flick of the Switch Tour Set List[edit]

  1. "Guns for Hire"
  2. "Shoot to Thrill"
  3. "Sin City"
  4. "This House is on Fire" or "Bedlam in Belgium" or "Rising Power" or "Badlands" or "Nervous Shakedown" or "Landslide"
  5. "Back in Black"
  6. "Bad Boy Boogie"
  7. "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution"
  8. "Flick of the Switch"
  9. "Hells Bells"
  10. "The Jack"
  11. "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"
  12. "Highway to Hell"
  13. "Whole Lotta Rosie"
  14. "Let There Be Rock"
  15. "TNT"
  16. "You Shook Me All Night Long" (Played on occasions)
  17. "For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)"

Monsters of Rock Tour Typical Set List[edit]

  1. "Guns for Hire"
  2. "Shoot to Thrill"
  3. "Sin City"
  4. "Shot Down in Flames" (played on occasions)
  5. "Back in Black"
  6. "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution"
  7. "Bad Boy Boogie
  8. "Flick of the Switch"
  9. "Hells Bells"
  10. "The Jack"
  11. "Have a Drink on Me (played on occasions)
  12. "This House is on Fire" (only played on 11 August 1984) or "Jailbreak" (only played on 19 January 1985)
  13. "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" (played on occasions)
  14. "Highway to Hell
  15. "Whole Lotta Rosie
  16. "Let There Be Rock"

Encore:

  1. "TNT"
  2. "You Shook Me All Night Long" (only played on 11 August 1984)
  3. "For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)"

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "AC/DC The Archives". Electric Shock. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  2. ^ "AC/DC The Archives". Electric Shock. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  3. ^ "AC/DC The Archives". Electric Shock. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 

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