Hit n Run Tour (Prince tour)

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Hit + Run Tour
North American tour by Prince
Start date November 7, 2000
End date May 6, 2001
Legs 2
Shows 33
Prince concert chronology
New Power Soul Tour/Festival
(1998)
Hit + Run Tour
(2000–2001)
A Celebration
(2001)

The Hit + Run Tour was an American tour by Prince.[1] It was the first tour performed by Prince since re-claiming his birth name. After a fairly stable line up for the past 2 years, he was now backed by a very different form of The New Power Generation.[2][3]

Band[edit]

  • Prince: Guitar and Lead Vocals
  • Mike Scott: Rhythm Guitar
  • Rhonda Smith: Bass and Vocals
  • Mr. Hayes: Keyboards
  • Kip Blackshire: Keyboards and Vocals
  • John Blackwell: Drums
  • Najee: Saxophone, Flute
  • Geneva: Backup Singer and Dancer

Prince added a group of sisters, Mikele, Malikah, Niyoki, and Tia White, collectively known as Milenia before the start of the second leg. John Blackwell replaced Kirk Johnson on drums.

Typical set list[edit]

  1. "Uptown"
  2. "Controversy"
  3. "Mutiny"
  4. "The Work" (added in 2001)
  5. "Cream"
  6. "Little Red Corvette"
  7. "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
  8. "Sexy Dancer"
  9. "Housequake"
  10. "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker/4"
  11. "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man"
  12. "Do Me, Baby"
  13. "Scandalous!"
  14. "Diamonds and Pearls"
  15. "The Beautiful Ones"
  16. "Nothing Compares 2 U"
  17. "Let's Go Crazy"
  18. "Take Me with U"/"Raspberry Beret" Medley
  19. "Darling Nikki"
  20. "When Doves Cry"/Computer Blue
  21. "Father's Song"
  22. "God" (Instrumental)
  23. "Purple Rain"

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
First leg
November 7, 2000 Worcester United States Worcester Palladium
November 9, 2000 Richmond Landmark Theater
November 10, 2000 Fairfax Patriot Center
November 11, 2000 Philadelphia Academy of Music
November 12, 2000 Cleveland CSU Convocation Center
November 14, 2000 Detroit State Theatre
November 16, 2000 Chicago Riviera Theatre
November 18, 2000 Milwaukee Milwaukee Auditorium
November 19, 2000 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
November 20, 2000 Cincinnati Music Hall
November 22, 2000 Atlanta The Tabernacle
November 24, 2000 Memphis Pyramid Arena
November 25, 2000 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium
November 26, 2000 Charlotte Independence Arena
November 28, 2000 St. Louis Savvis Center
November 30, 2000 Houston Hofheinz Pavilion
December 1, 2000 Dallas Convention Center Arena
December 3, 2000 San Francisco Ruby Skye
December 8, 2000 San Jose Event Center Arena
December 9, 2000 Paradise Aladdin Resort and Casino
Second leg
April 14, 2001 Atlanta United States Atlanta Civic Center
April 15, 2001
April 17, 2001 Norfolk Norva Theatre
April 18, 2001 Baltimore Landmark Theater
April 19, 2001 Wilkes-Barre Mohegan Sun Arena
April 21, 2001 North Little Rock Alltel Arena
April 22, 2001 Kansas City Kansas City Auditorium Arena
April 24, 2001 Denver DU – (Ritchie Center) Magness Arena
April 25, 2001 West Valley City The "E" Center Sprint PCS Theatre
April 27, 2001 San Diego Cox Arena
April 28, 2001 Oakland The Arena in Oakland
May 4, 2001 Los Angeles Hollywood Palladium
May 6, 2001 Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ontour". Dawnation. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Prince News and Pictures / Prince Concerts 1995 - 2008". Princefams.com. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  3. ^ "Hit N Run Tour". Prince Vault. Retrieved 2012-03-24.