Light the Fuse Tour

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Light the Fuse Tour
Light The Fuse Tour Promotional Poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the tour.
Tour by Keith Urban
Associated album Fuse
Start date 18 July 2013
End date 29 June 2014
Legs 4
Shows 70 in North America
9 in Australia
79 Total
Keith Urban concert chronology
Get Closer 2011 World Tour
(2011)
Light the Fuse Tour
(2013-14)
Raise 'Em Up Tour
(2014)

The Light the Fuse Tour is the eighth headlining tour from Australian country music singer Keith Urban. The tour is in support of his eighth studio album, Fuse. This is the first headlining amphitheater tour for Urban, playing seventy cities across North America. The tour traveled to North America and Australia.

Background[edit]

The Light the Fuse Tour was first announced on 25 March 2013. Even though the new record will not be out before the tour begins Urban promises to play songs off it. The tour began on 18 July 2013, in Cincinnati, the second leg began on 18 October 2013, in Omaha.[1] Additional dates were announced on 22 August 2013.[2] The third North American leg began on 9 January 2014, and lasted until 1 February. Urban embarked on the Australian leg on 4 June, and the tour will conclude on 29 June.

Opening acts[edit]

Setlist[edit]

[3][4]

  1. "Long Hot Summer"
  2. "Sweet Thing"
  3. "I Told You So"
  4. "Stupid Boy"
  5. "Even the Stars Fall For You"
  6. "You Gonna Fly"
  7. "Without You"
  8. "Kiss a Girl"
  9. "Won't Get Fooled Again" Intro (The Who cover)
  10. "Days Go By"
  11. "Rumour Has It" (Adele cover)
  12. "Making Memories of Us"
  13. "Better Life"
  14. "You'll Think of Me"
  15. "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me"
  16. "Locked Out of Heaven" (Bruno Mars cover/Snippet, sang by Brian Nutter))
  17. "Somebody Like You"
Encore
  1. "Tonight I Wanna Cry"
  2. "You Look Good in My Shirt"

Notes

  • "Good Thing" in Louisville.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America Leg 1
18 July 2013 Cincinnati United States Riverbend Music Center
19 July 2013 [A] Twin Lakes Country Thunder
20 July 2013 [B] Monticello Great Jones County Fair
25 July 2013 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
26 July 2013 Raleigh Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
27 July 2013 Alpharetta Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
4 August 2013 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
8 August 2013 Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion
9 August 2013 Hopewell CMAC
10 August 2013 Mansfield Comcast Center
15 August 2013 Austin Austin360 Amphitheater
16 August 2013 The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
17 August 2013 Dallas Gexa Energy Pavilion
22 August 2013 Pelham Verizon Wireless Music Center
23 August 2013 Maryland Heights Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
24 August 2013 Noblesville Klipsch Music Center
28 August 2013 Albuquerque Sandia Casino Amphitheater
30 August 2013 C Morrison Red Rocks Amphitheater
5 September 2013 Baltimore Maryland Science Center
12 September 2013 Cuyahoga Falls Blossom Music Center
13 September 2013 Burgettstown First Niagara Pavilion
14 September 2013 Camden Susquehanna Bank Center
4 October 2013 Tampa MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
5 October 2013 West Palm Beach Cruzan Amphitheatre
North America Leg 2
18 October 2013 Omaha United States CenturyLink Center Omaha
19 October 2013 Oklahoma City Chesapeake Energy Arena
20 October 2013 Springfield JQH Arena
25 October 2013 Tulsa BOK Center
26 October 2013 Bossier City CenturyLink Center
27 October 2013 Lafayette Cajundome
8 November 2013 Kansas City Sprint Center
9 November 2013 Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena
10 November 2013 Peoria Peoria Civic Center
14 November 2013 Manchester Verizon Wireless Arena
15 November 2013 Uncasville Mohegan Sun Arena
16 November 2013
22 November 2013 State College Bryce Jordan Center
23 November 2013 Fairfax Patriot Center
24 November 2013 Toledo Huntington Center
6 December 2013 Greenville Bi-Lo Center
7 December 2013 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
8 December 2013 Louisville KFC Yum! Center
North America Leg 3[2]
9 January 2014 Grand Rapids United States Van Andel Arena
10 January 2014 Chicago United Center
11 January 2014 Minneapolis Target Center
15 January 2014 Vancouver Canada Rogers Arena
17 January 2014 Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome
18 January 2014 Edmonton Rexall Place
20 January 2014 Winnipeg MTS Centre
23 January 2014 London Budweiser Gardens
24 January 2014 Toronto Air Canada Centre
29 January 2014 New York City United States Madison Square Garden
31 January 2014 Knoxville Thompson-Boling Arena
1 February 2014 Nashville Bridgestone Arena
Australia[5]
4 June 2014 Townsville Australia 1300 Smiles Stadium
17 June 2014 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
18 June 2014
21 June 2014 Sydney Allphones Arena
22 June 2014
25 June 2014 Melborne Rod Laver Arena
26 June 2014
27 June 2014 Narrabri Collins Park
29 June 2014 Perth Perth Arena
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This concert is a part of the Country Thunder.
B This concert is a part of the Great Jones County Fair.
C This concert is Urban with Little Big Town only.

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets sold / available Gross revenue
Thompson-Boling Arena Knoxville 8,403 / 10,081 (83%) $469,136
Bridgestone Arena Nashville 13,558 / 13, 557 (100)% $769,091
Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane 14,623 / 18,292 (80%) $1,651,720
Allphones Arena Sydney 19,868 / 21,220 (94%) $2,245,750
Perth Arena Perth 7,410 / 7,886 (94%) $819,653
TOTAL 63,862 / 71,037 (90%) $5,947,350

Critical reception[edit]

Chuck Dauphin of Billboard (magazine) says, Urban "proved why he is held in such high esteem by critics and fans alike. The singer delivered one of the strongest performances of any country artist this year—or the past few years for that matter."[6]

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