Virtual Reality World Tour

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Virtual Reality World Tour
Virtual Reality Tour poster.jpg
Virtual Reality Tour poster
Tour by Brad Paisley
Associated album This Is Country Music
Start date May 9, 2012 (2012-05-09)
End date November 13, 2012 (2012-11-13)
Legs 3
Shows 68
Brad Paisley concert chronology
H2O II: Wetter and Wilder World Tour
(2011)
Virtual Reality Tour
(2012 - 13)
Beat This Summer Tour
(2013)

The Virtual Reality World Tour is the tenth headlining tour from American Country music singer Brad Paisley and is in support of his eighth studio album, This Is Country Music The tour began on January 12, 2012, in Grand Rapids, Michigan and ended on November 13, 2012, in Dublin, Ireland.

Background[edit]

The tour was originally going to be called The Camobunga! 2012 World Tour but changed to the Virtual Reality World Tour in January 2012.[1] The second leg of the tour was announced on March 6, 2012.[2]

Opening acts[edit]

Virtual Opry Stage: (Select dates; North America only)

Notes
None of the opening acts performed at the music festivals

Setlist[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America Leg 1 [1]
January 12, 2012 Grand Rapids United States Van Andel Arena
January 13, 2012 Milwaukee Bradley Center
January 14, 2012 St. Paul Xcel Energy Center
January 19, 2012 Kansas City Bradley Center
January 20, 2012 Wichita Intrust Bank Arena
January 21, 2012 Denver Pepsi Center
January 26, 2012 Boise Idaho Center
January 27, 2012 West Valley City Maverik Center
January 28, 2012 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center
February 9, 2012 Spokane Spokane Arena
February 10, 2012 Eugene Matthew Knight Arena
February 11, 2012 Tacoma Tacoma Dome
February 16, 2012 Lubbock United Spirit Arena
February 17, 2012 Las Cruces Pan American Center
February 23, 2012 Madison Alliant Energy Center
February 24, 2012 Moline i wireless Center
February 25, 2012 Springfield JQH Arena
March 1, 2012 Baltimore 1st Mariner Arena
March 2, 2012 Knoxville Thompson-Boling Arena
March 3, 2012 Lexington Rupp Arena
North America Leg 2 [2]
May 18, 2012 Maryland Heights United States Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 19, 2012 Noblesville Klipsch Music Center
Mary 20, 2012 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
June 1, 2012 Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
June 2, 2012 Hartford Comcast Theatre
June 3, 2012 Mansfield Comcast Center
June 9, 2012 Chicago Wrigley Field
June 15, 2012 Cuyhoga Falls Blossom Music Center
June 16, 2012 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 22, 2012[A] Oshkosh Country USA Festival
June 23, 2012[B] Cadott Chippewa Valley Country Festival
June 29, 2012 Saratoga Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 30, 2012 Camden Susquehanna Bank Center
July 14, 2012[C] Calgary Canada Calgary Stampede
July 15, 2012[D] Craven Craven Country Jamboree
July 20, 2012[E] Omaha United States TD Ameritrade Park Omaha
July 21, 2012 Cheyenne Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 26, 2012 Wheatland Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 27, 2012 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 28, 2012 Lake Tahoe Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
August 10, 2012 Bethel Woods Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
August 11, 2012 Darien Darien Lake
August 12, 2012 Ottawa Canada Walker Baker Park
August 16, 2012 Tulsa United States BOK Center
August 17, 2012 Southaven Snowden Grove Amphitheatre
August 18, 2012 Dallas Gexa Energy Pavilion
August 24, 2012 Raleigh Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
August 25, 2012 Bristow Jiffy Lube Live
September 13, 2012 Virginia Beach Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
September 14, 2012 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
September 15, 2012 Atlanta Aaron's Amphitheatre
September 27 2012 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
September 28, 2012 Tampa 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
September 29, 2012 West Palm Beach Cruzan Amphitheatre
October 4, 2012 Evansville Ford Center
October 5, 2012 Columbus Nationwide Arena
October 6, 2012 Hershey Giant Center
October 11, 2012 North Little Rock Verizon Arena
October 12, 2012 Bossier City CenturyLink Center
October 13, 2012 New Orleans New Orleans Arena
October 17, 2012 Phoenix Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion
October 18, 2012 Chula Vista Sleep Train Amphitheatre
October 20, 2012 Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl
Europe [3]
November 8, 2012 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm Waterfront
November 9, 2012 Gothenburg Lisebergshallen
November 10, 2012 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
November 11, 2012 Stavanger DNB Arena
November 13, 2012 Dublin Ireland The O2
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This concert is a part of Country USA Festival.
B This concert is a part of the Chippewa Valley Country Festival.
C This concert is a part of the Calgary Stampede.
D This concert is a part of the Craven Country Jamboree.
E This concert is a part of the Red Sky Music Festival.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hall, Tara. "Brad Paisley renames arena run "Virtual Reality World Tour"". SoundSpike Media. Retrieved August 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Brad Paisley announces new Virtual Reality tour dates (press release)". Nashville Gab. Retrieved August 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Scandinavian Tour 2012". Retrieved August 7, 2013. 

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