Ghost in the Machine Tour

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Ghost in the Machine Tour
Tour by The Police
Associated album Ghost in the Machine
Start date 29 July 1981
End date 6 September 1982
Legs 8
Shows 119
The Police concert chronology
Zenyatta Mondatta Tour
(1977–1980)
Ghost in the Machine Tour
(1981–1982)
Synchronicity Tour
(1983–1984)

The Police Ghost in the Machine Tour was a 1981–1982 concert tour by The Police. The opening act for the North America II portion was Bow Wow Wow or The Go-Go's and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts for the North America III portion - Portland, Maine opening act was Black Uhuru. The English Beat was the opening act for the North America IV portion of the tour.

Regular setlist[edit]

  • Be My Girl
  • Bring on the Night
  • Can't Stand Losing You
  • De Do Do Do De Da Da Da
  • Deathwish
  • Demolition Man
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me
  • Driven To Tears
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
  • Fall Out
  • Hungry for You
  • Invisible Sun
  • Man in the Suitcase
  • Message in a Bottle
  • One World
  • Roxanne
  • Secret Journey
  • Shadows In The Rain
  • So Lonely
  • Spirits in the Material World
  • The Bed's Too Big Without You
  • Too Much Information
  • Truth Hits Everybody
  • Voices Inside My Head
  • Walking on the Moon
  • When The World Is Running Down You Make The Best Of What's Still Around

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
South America Leg I
29 July 1981 Caracas Venezuela Poliedro de Caracas
30 July 1981
North America Leg I
22 August 1981 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Liberty Bell Park Racetrack
Oakville, Ontario Canada The Grove
European Leg I
9 September 1981 London England Theatre Royal
10 September 1981
11 September 1981
12 September 1981
1 October 1981 Böblingen Germany Sporthalle
2 October 1981 Essen Grugahalle
3 October 1981 Kassel Eissporthalle
5 October 1981 Freiburg Stadthalle Freiburg
6 October 1981 Rüsselsheim Walter-Köbel-Halle
8 October 1981 Heidelberg Rhein-Neckar-Halle
9 October 1981 München Olympiahalle
12 December 1981 London England The Marquee
14 December 1981 Wembley Arena
15 December 1981
16 December 1981
18 December 1981 Brighton Conference Centre
19 December 1981 Birmingham National Exhibition Centre
21 December 1981 Deeside Wales Deeside Leisure Centre
22 December 1981 Leeds England Queens Hall
23 December 1981 Stafford Bingley Hall
31 December 1981 Edinburgh Scotland Royal Highland Showground
3 January 1982 Stockholm Sweden Hovet
4 January 1982 Göteborg Scandinavium
5 January 1982 Copenhagen Denmark Brøndby Hall
7 January 1982 Hamburg Germany Ernst-Merck-Halle
9 January 1982 Leiden Netherlands Groenoordhallen
10 January 1982 Paris France Parc des Expositions du Bourget
11 January 1982
North America Leg II
15 January 1982 Boston, Massachusetts United States Boston Garden
16 January 1982 Landover, Maryland Capital Centre
18 January 1982 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Spectrum
19 January 1982 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
20 January 1982 Springfield, Massachusetts Springfield Civic Center
22 January 1982 New York City, New York Madison Square Garden
23 January 1982 New Haven, Connecticut Veterans Memorial Coliseum
25 January 1982 Williamsburg, Virginia William & Mary Hall
26 January 1982 Greensboro, North Carolina Greensboro Coliseum
27 January 1982 Atlanta, Georgia The Omni
29 January 1982 Richfield, Ohio Richfield Coliseum
30 January 1982 Detroit, Michigan Cobo Arena
1 February 1982 Rosemont, Illinois Rosemont Horizon
2 February 1982 Minneapolis, Minnesota Met Center
4 February 1982 Denver, Colorado McNichols Sports Arena
6 February 1982 Phoenix, Arizona Compton Terrace Amphitheater
8 February 1982 Inglewood, California Inglewood Forum
9 February 1982
10 February 1982
12 February 1982 Daly City, California Cow Palace
13 February 1982
South America Leg II
16 February 1982 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
17 February 1982
19 February 1982 Viña del Mar Chile Anfiteatro de la Quinta Vergara
20 February 1982
North America III
12 March 1982 Pembroke Pines, Florida United States Hollywood Sportatorium
13 March 1982 Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum
14 March 1982 Lakeland, Florida Lakeland Civic Center
16 March 1982 Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex
17 March 1982 Memphis, Tennessee Mid-South Coliseum
19 March 1982 Baton Rouge, Louisiana Riverside Centroplex
20 March 1982 Houston, Texas The Summit
22 March 1982 Austin, Texas Frank Erwin Center
23 March 1982 Dallas, Texas Reunion Arena
25 March 1982 Kansas City, Missouri Kemper Arena
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Lloyd Noble Center
28 March 1982 Rosemont, Illinois Rosemont Horizon
29 March 1982 Indianapolis, Indiana Market Square Arena
31 March 1982 Champaign, Illinois Assembly Hall
1 April 1982 St. Louis, Missouri Checkerdome
3 April 1982 Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte Coliseum
4 April 1982 Lexington, Kentucky Rupp Arena
6 April 1982 Cincinnati, Ohio Riverfront Coliseum
7 April 1982 Ann Arbor, Michigan Crisler Arena
9 April 1982 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Civic Arena
10 April 1982 Hartford, Connecticut Hartford Civic Center
12 April 1982 Boston, Massachusetts Boston Garden
13 April 1982 Providence, Rhode Island Providence Civic Center
15 April 1982 Portland, Maine Cumberland County Civic Center
16 April 1982 Syracuse, New York Carrier Dome
18 April 1982 East Rutherford, New Jersey Meadowlands Arena
19 April 1982
21 April 1982
22 April 1982 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
European Leg II
2 July 1982 Bologna Italy Fiera Parco Nord
4 July 1982 Milan Parco Lago Redecesio
28 July 1982 Aylesbury England Friars
29 July 1982 Southampton Gaumont Theatre
31 July 1982 Gateshead Gateshead International Stadium
North America Leg IV
9 August 1982 Norfolk, Virginia United States Norfolk Scope
11 August 1982 Montreal, Quebec Canada McGill Stadium
13 August 1982 Toronto, Ontario C.N.E. Grandstand Stadium
15 August 1982 Charlevoix, Michigan United States Castle Farms
17 August 1982 Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Municipal Auditorium
18 August 1982 Peoria, Illinois Peoria Civic Center
20 August 1982 East Troy, Wisconsin Alpine Valley Music Theatre
21 August 1982 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Five Seasons Center
23 August 1982 Denver, Colorado Red Rocks Amphitheatre
24 August 1982 Omaha, Nebraska Rosenblatt Stadium
26 August 1982 Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Palace
28 August 1982 Sacramento, California California Exposition Grandstands
29 August 1982 Portland, Oregon Memorial Coliseum
31 August 1982 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada PNE Coliseum
1 September 1982 Seattle, Washington United States Seattle Center Coliseum
3 September 1982 San Bernardino, California Glen Helen Regional Park (US Festival)
5 September 1982 Tucson, Arizona Tucson Convention Center
6 September 1982 Las Cruces, New Mexico Pan American Center

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