List of Kylie Minogue concert tours

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Minogue performing a concert of the Aphrodite World Tour in Paris, France (2011).

This is a list of concert tours by Australian pop music singer, Kylie Minogue. Since 1989, Minogue has embarked on ten worldwide concert tours performing in Oceania, Europe, Asia. South America and North America. Minogue's first live concert performance was in 1988 at Canton, a nightclub in Hong Kong.[1] The following year she embarked on her first tour, performing in front of 38,000 at the Tokyo Dome in Japan.[2]

Minogue's stage shows include elaborate costumes and sets that were inspired by Broadway musicals, science fiction films and electronic music groups such as Kraftwerk.[3][4] In 2003, Minogue was named "Live Performer of the Year" at the Australian Mo Awards.[5]

Concert tours[edit]

Year Title Duration Number of dates
1989 Disco in Dream/The Hitman Roadshow 2 October 1989 – 9 October 1989 (Asia)
15 October 1989 – 27 October 1989 (Europe)
14
The Disco in Dream Tour was Minogue's first concert tour. It supported her first two albums, Kylie (1988) and Enjoy Yourself (1989).
1990 Enjoy Yourself Tour 3 February 1990 – 9 February 1990 (Australia)
17 April 1990 – 18 May 1990 (Europe)
24 May 1990 (Hong Kong)
26 May 1990 (Thailand)
22
The tour sold-out in London, Belfast and Dublin.[2] It also marked the debut of her successful single "Better the Devil You Know".[1]
1991 Rhythm of Love Tour 10 February 1991 – 23 February 1991 (Australia)
4 March 1991 – 10 March 1991 (Japan)
13
Minogue staged the tour as a way to thank her Australian fans for remaining loyal since the beginning of her career in 1987.[1]
1991 Let's Get to It Tour 25 October 1991 – 6 November 1991 (United Kingdom)
8 November 1991 (Ireland)
13
The tour featured a revised set list from Minogue's last tour, as well as costumes designed by John Galliano to match her new mature image.[1]
1998 Intimate and Live 2 June 1998 – 4 July 1998 (Australia)
29 July 1998 – 31 July 1998 (England)
21
The low budget tour sold-out across Australia and resulted in the recording of a live album of the same name.[1] Minogue did not plan to tour England, but due to public pressure, she staged three small shows in London.[1]
2001 On a Night Like This 3 March 2001 – 28 March 2001 (Europe)
14 April 2001 – 30 May 2001 (Australia)
43
Minogue debuted her number-one single "Can't Get You out of My Head" on the tour. The tour's DVD Live in Sydney reached number-one on the UK DVD chart in October 2001.[2]
2002 KylieFever2002 26 April 2002 – 18 June 2002 (Europe)
2 August 2002 – 16 August 2002 (Australia)
50
The tour's costumes and stage design was inspired by science fiction films and the electronic music group Kraftwerk.[4] Its DVD won "Best Music DVD" at the DVD Awards in February 2003.[2]
2005 Showgirl: The Greatest Hits Tour 19 March 2005 – 7 May 2005 (Europe) 37
The scheduled Australian stage of the tour was postponed when Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2005.[6]
2006 Showgirl: The Homecoming Tour 11 November 2006 – 17 December 2006 (Australia)
31 December 2006 – 23 January 2007 (United Kingdom)
33
The tour featured new costumes and a revised set list. Several performances in Manchester, England were temporarily postponed when Minogue was diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection.[7]
2008—09 KylieX2008 6 May 2008 – 4 August 2008 / 2 May 2009 – 6 August 2009 (Europe)
1 November 2008 – 15 November 2008 (Americas)
21 November 2008–4 December 2008 (Asia)
8 December 2008 – 22 December 2008 (Australasia)
15 May 2009 (Africa)
80
KylieX2008 became Minogue's one of the biggest and most expensive tour, travelling over four continents in the course of seven months with a crew of over 120 people. A DVD called Kylie Live: X2008 has been released.
2009 For You, For Me 30 September 2009 – 13 October 2009 (United States)
9 October 2009 (Canada)
9
This was Kylie's first tour of the USA and Canada.
2011 Aphrodite World Tour 19 February 2011 – 11 April 2011 (Europe)
23 April 2011 – 25 April 2011 / 25 June 2011 – 5 July 2011 (Asia)
28 April 2011–22 May 2011 (North America)
3 June 2011–22 June 2011 (Australia)
8 July 2011 – 14 July 2011 (South Africa)
77
Aphrodite World Tour became Minogue's biggest tour so far, she traveled around the world and being at some countries that she never been. The production involved a crew over 100 people and was valued at over 25 million dollars.
2012 Anti Tour 18 March 2012 – 20 March 2012 (Australia)
1 April 2012 – 3 April 2012 (United Kingdom)
7
The tour featured the singer at intimate venues, performing fan favorites.
2014 Kiss Me Once Tour 24 September 2014 - 17 November 2014 (Europe)
14 March 2015 – 21 March 2015 (Australia)
28 May (Israel)
35

Notable concerts[edit]

Year Title Dates Release format(s)
1998 Mushroom 25 Live 14 November 1998 (Australia) DVD, VHS
Minogue performed a twenty minute medley of her singles to celebrate the anniversary of Mushroom Records.[8]
2001 An Audience With Kylie Minogue 6 October 2001 (England)
The television special featured a duet with Kermit the Frog and attracted an audience of 8 million when it aired on ITV in the UK.[2][9]
2003 Money Can't Buy 15 November 2003 (England) DVD
The concert was a one-off, invite only show in support of Minogue's album Body Language.[10]
2007 The Kylie Show 10 November 2007 (England)
Television special celebrating Minogue's 20-year career and the release of her tenth studio album, X aired on ITV1. It attracted an audience of 6.7 million in the United Kingdom.
2009 Zaczęło się w Polsce 4 June 2009 (Poland)
Concert of Zaczęło się w Polsce (English: It started in Poland) - in 20th anniversary of the first free election since the IIWW in Central and Eastern Europe of 4 June 1989. Kylie as main star, also starring the Scorpions, Kora Jackowska, Lombard, Kombii and Tilt. On the concert came about 75,000 people and a few million people watched concert on television.[11][12][13]
2012 Diamond Jubilee Concert 4 June 2012 (England)
The concert was part of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations has more than a dozen performers. Minogue, with Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, were the only acts to sing more than 3 songs at the event.

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c d e f Rees, Neil and Nigel Goodall. "Kylie: The Ultimate Showgirl on Tour". Kylie.co.uk (LiMBO Kylie Minogue Online). Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chronology". Kylie.com. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 18 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Baker; Minogue. Kylie: La La La, pp. 165–167.
  4. ^ a b William Baker and Alan MacDonald. Kylie Minogue: Kylie Fever 2002 in Concert - Live in Manchester DVD. 2002. Parlophone.
  5. ^ "Winners - 28th Mo Awards 2003". Mo Awards. Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  6. ^ "Minogue's cancer shock ends tour". CNN.com. 17 May 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  7. ^ Swash, Rosie. "Illness stops Kylie from spinning around". The Guardian. 15 January 2007. Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  8. ^ "Brits and tour announcement". kylie.co.uk (LiMBO Kylie Minogue Online). 13 January 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2007.[dead link]
  9. ^ "Kylie Minogue duets With Kermit". muppetcentral.com (courtesy of MTV.com). 15 September 2001. Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  10. ^ Kylie Minogue - Body Language Live DVD. Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 June 2007.
  11. ^ Koncert "Zaczęło się w Polsce" w Gdańsku - Interia, 2009
  12. ^ Kylie Minogue i Scorpions zagrali w gdańskiej stoczni - Wirtualna Polska, 2009
  13. ^ Kylie, Scorpions i pozostali zagrali z okazji 4 czerwca - trojmiasto.pl