The Diving Board Tour

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The Diving Board Tour
Tour by Elton John
Associated album The Diving Board
Start date 8 November 2013
End date 28 February 2014
Legs 4
Shows 21 in North America
10 in Europe
5 in South America
1 in Central America
37 in Total
Elton John concert chronology
40th Anniversary of the Rocket Man
(2012–13)
The Diving Board Tour
(2013–14)
Follow the Yellow Brick Road Tour
(2014)

The Diving Board Tour is a concert tour by British musician Elton John taking place in North, South & Central America and Europe in promotion of John's 2013 album The Diving Board.[1]

Background[edit]

John will perform in fourteen cities in the United States before traveling to Europe to perform ten concerts in Europe in the Fall of 2013.[1][2][3][4]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
8 November 2013 Bridgeport United States Webster Bank Arena
9 November 2013 Providence Dunkin' Donuts Center
12 November 2013 Boston TD Garden
14 November 2013 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
16 November 2013 Atlanta Philips Arena
18 November 2013 Erie Erie Insurance Arena
22 November 2013 Saint Paul Xcel Energy Center
23 November 2013 Lincoln Pinnacle Bank Arena
24 November 2013 St. Louis Chaifetz Arena
27 November 2013 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
29 November 2013 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
30 November 2013 Rosemont Allstate Arena
3 December 2013 New York City Madison Square Garden
4 December 2013
Europe
6 December 2013 Moscow Russia Crocus City Hall
7 December 2013 Kazan TatNeft Arena
9 December 2013 Paris France L'Olympia
10 December 2013
11 December 2013
13 December 2013 Stockholm Sweden Friends Arena
14 December 2013 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
16 December 2013 Brussels Belgium Brussels Expo
18 December 2013 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
19 December 2013 Kaunas Lithuania Žalgiris Arena
North America
1 February 2014 Youngstown United States Covelli Centre
3 February 2014 London Canada Budweiser Gardens
5 February 2014 Montreal Bell Centre
6 February 2014 Toronto Air Canada Centre
8 February 2014 Hamilton Copps Coliseum
12 February 2014 Oshawa General Motors Centre
13 February 2014 Ottawa Canadian Tire Centre
South America
15 February 2014 Quito Ecuador Arena Paseo San Francisco
19 February 2014 Rio de Janeiro Brazil HSBC Arena
21 February 2014 Goiânia Goiânia Arena
22 February 2014 Salvador Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova
26 February 2014 Fortaleza Castelão
Central America
28 February 2014 La Romana Dominican Republic Altos de Chavón
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
20 November 2013 Columbus, Ohio Nationwide Arena Cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.
21 February 2014 Goiânia Estádio Serra Dourada Moved to Goiânia Arena.

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets Sold / Available Gross Revenue
Verizon Center Washington, D.C. 14,401 / 16,610 (87%) $1,418,759[5]
Philips Arena Atlanta 14,846 / 14,846 (100%) $1,163,425[6]
Madison Square Garden New York City 36,196 / 36,196 (100%) $3,852,856[7]
Budweiser Gardens London 9,166 / 9,166 (100%) $1,126,850[6]
Air Canada Centre Toronto 18,857 / 18,857 (100%) $1,611,910
Bell Centre Montreal 14,381 / 14,381 (100%) $1,316,800[8]
General Motors Centre Oshawa 6,301 / 6,301 (100%) $795,682[9]
HSBC Arena Rio de Janeiro 9,929 / 9,929 (100%) $915,087[10]
Goiânia Arena Goiânia 10,658 / 12,315 (86%) $703,874[11]
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova Salvador 34,503 / 41,000 (84%) $2,305,150[12]
Castelão Fortaleza 18,979 / 22,000 (86%) $1,120,340[13]
Altos de Chavón La Romana 5,080 / 5,080 (100%) $867,658[14]
TOTAL 174,440 / 187,824 (93%) $15,586,481

Setlist[edit]

  1. "Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding"
  2. "Bennie and the Jets"
  3. "Candle in the Wind"
  4. "Grey Seal"
  5. "Levon"
  6. "Tiny Dancer"
  7. "Holiday Inn"
  8. "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  9. "Believe"
  10. "Philadelphia Freedom"
  11. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
  12. "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)"
  13. "Hey Ahab"
  14. "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues"
  15. "The One" (Solo)
  16. "Oceans Away"
  17. "Voyeur"
  18. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
  19. "Sad Songs (Say So Much)"
  20. "All the Girls Love Alice"
  21. "Home Again"
  22. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
  23. "I'm Still Standing"
  24. "The Bitch is Back"
  25. "Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock and Roll)"
  26. "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
Encore
  1. "Your Song"
  2. "Crocodile Rock"

Tour band[edit]

Sources:[15][16]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Elton and the Band for Lincoln, NE". Faster Louder. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Elton John to Play at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in November". 1011 Now. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Elton John to play new arena". Lincoln Journal Star. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Elton John to play Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena in November". Omaha World Herald. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 16 February 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 12 April 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 12 April 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 12 April 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 12 April 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  14. ^ "Billboard Boxscore". Billboard (New York City: Prometheus Global Media). 12 April 2014. ISSN 0006-2510. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  15. ^ "ELTON FOR AUSTRALIA IN NOVEMBER". Elton John. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  16. ^ "NEW BASS PLAYER FOR ELTON'S BAND". Elton John. 3 September 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2013.