Kiss My Brass

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Kiss My Brass
Kiss My Brass.jpg
Tour by Bette Midler
Location USA
Canada
Start date 10 December 2003
End date 12 December 2004
Legs 2
Shows 77
Bette Midler concert chronology
The Divine Miss Millennium Tour
(1999-2000)
Kiss My Brass
(2003-2004)
Kiss My Brass Down Under (2005)

Bette Midler hit the road for the first time in four years with her 2003–2004 Kiss My Brass concert tour. The first leg of the tour kicked off on December 10 in Chicago, Illinois and went through the middle of February. The tour hit the top 40 cities across the U.S. with one stop in Toronto, Ontario. The first leg of the tour ended in Atlantic City, New Jersey and the second leg of the tour began in Manchester, New Hampshire and ended in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

On the tour, she performed well-known hits and characters, as well as selected songs from her release, Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook.[1]

Cast and Personnel[edit]

Cast[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Bette Sussman – Musical director, piano
  • Irwin Fisch – Synthesizers, keyboards
  • Sonny Emory – Drums
  • Lenny Castro – Percussion
  • John Harrington – Guitar
  • Mike Miller – Guitar
  • Zev Katz – Bass
  • Kyra Da Costa – Vocals
  • Kamilah Martin – Vocals
  • Jordan Ballard – Vocals
  • Nicolette Hart – Vocals
  • Eric Wangensteen – Trumpet
  • Scott Steen – Trumpet
  • Andrew Lippman – Trombone
  • Mando Dorame – Tenor saxophone
  • Jim Jedeikin – Baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet, flute

Setlist[edit]

The setlist varied from city to city. Some songs and bits were dropped and/or added in different cities, but the general setlist was as follows:

Act 1[edit]

  • Kiss My Brass/Big Noise from Winnetka
  • Opening Monologue
  • Stuff Like That There
  • Skylark
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
  • Judge Judy Skit
  • I'm Sorry
  • Nobody Else But You
  • Friends
  • Tenderly
  • Chapel of Love
  • That's How Heartaches are Made
  • I Think It's Going to Rain Today
  • When a Man Loves a Woman
  • Walk Right In / Soph
  • Shiver Me Timbers

[2]

Act 2[edit]

Delores Delago: Fishtails Over Broadway

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
First leg[3]
December 10, 2003 Chicago United States United Center
December 13, 2003 Columbus Nationwide Arena
December 15, 2003 St. Louis Savvis Center
December 17, 2003 Milwaukee Bradley Center
December 19, 2003 Saint Paul Xcel Energy Center
December 27, 2003 Wilkes-Barre Wachovia Arena
December 29, 2003 Hershey Giant Center
December 31, 2003 Uncasville Mohegan Sun
January 1, 2004
January 3, 2004 Uniondale Nassau Coliseum
January 5, 2004 Cleveland Gund Arena
January 8, 2004 Pittsburgh Mellon Arena
January 10, 2004 Auburn HIlls The Palace of Auburn Hills
January 12, 2004 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre
January 15, 2004 Philadelphia United States Wachovia Center
January 17, 2004 New York City Madison Square Garden
January 18, 2004
January 20, 2004 Boston Fleet Center
January 23, 2004 Washington, D.C. MCI Center
January 25, 2004 Atlanta Philips Arena
January 29, 2004 Dallas American Airlines Center
January 31, 2004 Denver Pepsi Center
February 3, 2004 Seattle KeyArena
February 4, 2004 Portland Rose Garden
February 7, 2004 San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose
February 10, 2004 Oakland Oakland Coliseum
February 12, 2004 Phoenix Glendale Arena
February 14, 2004 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
February 15, 2004
February 18, 2004 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
February 20, 2004 Reno Lawlor Events Center
February 22, 2004 Anaheim Arrowhead Pond
February 24, 2004 Los Angeles Staples Center
February 28, 2004 Sunrise Office Depot Center
February 29, 2004
March 2, 2004 Tampa St. Pete Times Forum
March 4, 2004 Columbia Colonial Center
March 6, 2004 Hampton Hampton Coliseum
March 9, 2004 Buffalo HSBC Arena
March 11, 2004 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
March 13, 2004 East Rutherford Continental Airlines Arena
March 15, 2004 Boston Fleet Center
March 17, 2004 Albany Pepsi Arena
March 20, 2004 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
Second leg[4]
September 30, 2004 Manchester United States Verizon Wireless Arena
October 2, 2004 Uncasville Mohegan Sun
October 5, 2004 Rochester Blue Cross Arena
October 7, 2004 Albany Pepsi Arena
October 9, 2004 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
October 11, 2004 Baltimore 1st Mariner Arena
October 13, 2004 New York City Radio City Music Hall
October 14, 2004
October 16, 2004
October 17, 2004
October 19, 2004 Providence Dunkin' Donuts Center
October 21, 2004 Richmond Richmond Coliseum
October 28, 2004 Duluth Arena at Gwinnett Center
October 30, 2004 Miami American Airlines Arena
November 1, 2004 Raleigh RBC Center
November 3, 2004 Philadelphia Wachovia Center
November 5, 2004 Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills
November 6, 2004 Chicago United Center
November 8, 2004 Moline Mark of the Quad Cities
November 10, 2004 Omaha Qwest Center
November 12, 2004 Oklahoma City Ford Center
November 14, 2004 San Antonio SBC Center
November 16, 2004 Grand Prairie Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie
November 19, 2004 Houston Toyota Center
November 21, 2004 New Orleans New Orleans Arena
November 26, 2004 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
November 27, 2004 Phoenix America West Arena
November 30, 2004 Anaheim Arrowhead Pond
December 2, 2004 Sacramento ARCO Arena
December 4, 2004 San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose
December 7, 2004 Everett Everett Events Center
December 10, 2004 Grand Forks Alerus Center
December 12, 2004 Minneapolis Target Center

Box office score data[edit]

City Venue Tickets Sold / Available Gross Revenue
St. Louis Savvis Center 9,931/13,147 (75,5%) $686,670[5]
Hershey Giant Center 8,782/8,782 (100%) $678,570[5]
Milwaukee Bradley Center 9,407/13,715 (68,6%) $568,885[5]
Wilkes-Barre Wachovia Arena 8,146/8,146 (100%) $562,701[5]
Uniondale Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 11,582/11,848 (97%) $1,415,221[6]
Cleveland Gund Arena 12,420/14,723 (84%) $1,094,990[6]
Philadelphia Wachovia Center 13,041/13,041 (100%) $1,329,078[7]
Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills 11,964/15,064 (79%) $1,068,172[7]
Toronto Air Canada Centre 12,673/15,001 (84%) $973,333[7]
New York City Madison Square Garden 25,770/27,240 (95%) $3,161,410[8]
Boston Fleet Center 12,396/12,396 (100%) $1,486,476[8]
Washington, D.C. MCI Center 11,965/14,608 (82%) $1,370,900[8]
Dallas American Airlines Center 13,147/13,147 (100%) $991,935[9]
Atlanta Philips Arena 11,303/12,757 (87%) $965,079[9]
Seattle KeyArena 10,519/11,297 (93%) $996,328[10]
Denver Pepsi Center 9,901/12,333 (80%) $870,309[10]
Portland Rose Garden 9,478/13,083 (72%) $752,874[10]
San Jose HP Pavilion at San Jose 11,415/11,888 (96%) $1,106,312[11]
Glendale Glendale Arena 12,494/13,101 (95%) $987,124[11]
Oakland Oakland Arena 7,825/11,365 (69%) $882,764[11]
Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena 11,122/12,645 (88%) $1,977,356[12]
Reno Lawlor Events Center 5,938/8,506 (70%) $736,976[12]
San Diego San Diego Sports Arena 6,748/9,944 (68%) $667,439[12]
Los Angeles Staples Center 11,728/12,771 (92%) $1,243,892[13]
Anaheim Arrowhead Pond 10,092/11,551 (87%) $1,206,920[13]
Sunrise Office Depot Center 20,185/31,160 (65%) $2,050,247[14]
Tampa St. Pete Times Forum 9,783/12,816 (76%) $939,902[15]
Boston Fleet Center 9,832/13,354 (74%) $1,155,641[16]
East Rutherford Continental Airlines Arena 12,858/13,854 (93%) $983,900[16]
Buffalo HSBC Arena 10,041/12,808 (78%) $715,173[16]
Hampton Hampton Coliseum 8,048/8,407 (96%) $698,180[16]
Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall 11,635/11,635 (100%) $1,396,940[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bootleg Betty: New Tour Updates Page". Bootleg Betty. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  2. ^ Bette Midler: Kiss My Brass Tour (2003-2004)
  3. ^ BootLeg Betty Music Reviews
  4. ^ BootLeg Betty Music Reviews
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