1999 Tour (Robbie Williams)

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1999 Tour
Tour by Robbie Williams
RWilliams 1999TourPoster.jpg
Promotional poster for the tour
Associated albumI've Been Expecting You
The Ego Has Landed
Start date1 May 1999
End date1 November 1999
Legs4
No. of shows25 in North America
19 in Europe
44 Total
Robbie Williams concert chronology

The 1999 Tour is a concert tour by British recording artist, Robbie Williams. The tour supported his second studio album, I've Been Expecting You and the compilation disc, The Ego Has Landed. Beginning in May 1999, the tour played over 40 shows in North America and Europe. The tour was launched to capitalise on the success of "Angels" in the United States and Canada. The tour also marks Williams's only concert performances in those territories.

Officially, the tour was known as Man, The Myth, The Tax Bill (a.k.a. Born To Be Mild), A Few Dollars More… and Get Your Coat Baby, You've Pulled!.[1][2]

Setlist[edit]

The following setlist was obtained from the concert held on 1 May 1999, at The Opera House in Toronto, Canada. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.[3]

  1. "Let Me Entertain You"
  2. "My Name Is"
  3. "Man Machine"
  4. "Lazy Days"
  5. "Hey Jude"
  6. "Win Some Lose Some"
  7. "Killing Me"
  8. "No Regrets"
  9. "Strong"
  10. "Angels"
  11. "Forever Texas"
  12. "Karma Killer"
  13. "Old Before I Die"
Encore
  1. "Millennium"
  2. "Song 2"
  3. "Should I Stay or Should I Go"

Tour dates[edit]

Man, The Myth, The Tax Bill (a.k.a. Born To Be Mild)
Date City Country Venue
North America[4]
1 May 1999 Toronto Canada The Opera House
4 May 1999 New York City United States Bowery Ballroom
6 May 1999 Philadelphia Theatre of Living Arts
7 May 1999 Boston Paradise Rock Club
8 May 1999 Montreal Canada Le Petit Medley
10 May 1999 Washington, D.C. United States 9:30 Club
12 May 1999 Atlanta Cotton Club
14 May 1999 Chicago Metro Chicago
15 May 1999 Detroit Saint Andrew's Hall
1 June 1999 Vancouver Canada The Rage
2 June 1999 Seattle United States Showbox Comedy and Supper Club
7 June 1999 San Francisco Bimbo's 365 Club
9 June 1999 Los Angeles Mayan Theater
Festivals
Date City Country Venue
Europe
21 May 1999[A] Nürburg Germany Nürburgring
23 May 1999[B] Nuremberg Frankenstadion
24 May 1999[C] Landgraaf Netherlands Megaland Landgaaf
18 June 1999[D] Imola Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
2 July 1999[E] Roskilde Denmark Roskilde Festival Grounds
4 July 1999[F] Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Grounds
10 July 1999[G] Paris France Hippodrome de Longchamp
25 August 1999 Watford England Watford Colosseum
28 August 1999[H] Slane Ireland Slane Castle
A Few Dollars More...
Date City Country Venue
Europe
3 September 1999 Stockholm Sweden Cirkus
5 September 1999 Copenhagen Denmark K.B. Hallen
6 September 1999 Hanover Germany Capitol
7 September 1999 Cologne Palladium
9 September 1999 Offenbach Stadthalle Offenbach
10 September 1999 Hamburg CCH Hall 2
12 September 1999 Tilburg Netherlands 013
13 September 1999 Paris France Zénith de Paris
15 September 1999 Berlin Germany Columbiahalle
17 September 1999 Reykjavík Iceland Laugardalshöll
Get Your Coat Baby, You've Pulled!
Date City Country Venue
North America[5]
12 October 1999 Boston United States Avalon Ballroom
13 October 1999 Upper Darby Township Tower Theater
15 October 1999 New York City Hammerstein Ballroom
18 October 1999 Toronto Canada The Warehouse
19 October 1999 Kitchener Lyric Theatre
21 October 1999 Pittsburgh United States Palumbo Center
22 October 1999 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
24 October 1999 Atlanta The Tabernacle
25 October 1999 Orlando Hard Rock Live
29 October 1999 Houston Aerial Theater
30 October 1999 Dallas Bronco Bowl
1 November 1999 Austin Austin Music Hall
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This concert was a part of the "Rock am Ring"[6]
B This concert was a part of "Rock im Park"[6]
C This concert was a part of the "Pinkpop Festival"[7]
D This concert was a part of the "Heineken Jammin' Festival"[8]
E This concert was a part of the "Roskilde Festival"[9]
F This concert was a part of "Rock Werchter"
G This concert was a part of "Solidays"[10]
H This concert was a part of the "Slane Concert"[11]

Personnel[edit]

Band[edit]

  • Gary Nuttall
  • Chris Sharrock
  • Claire Worrall
  • Alex Dickson
  • Fil Eisler

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USA: Get Your Coat Baby, You've Pulled! (1999)". RobbieWilliams.com. Archived from the original on 11 September 2009. Retrieved 22 October 2009.
  2. ^ "USA Summer: Man, The Myth, The Tax Bill (aka Born To Be Mild) (1999)". RobbieWilliams.com. Retrieved 22 October 2009.
  3. ^ Stevenson, Jane (3 May 1999). "Concert Review: Robbie Williams Opera House, Toronto – May 1, 1999". Canoe.ca. Québecor Média. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  4. ^ Kaufman, Gil (2 April 1999). "Robbie Williams Lines Up U.S. Tour". MTV News. MTV Networks. Archived from the original on 8 December 2001. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  5. ^ Basham, David (26 August 1999). "Robbie Williams Gets Angelic For New Video, Tour". MTV News. MTV Networks. Archived from the original on 22 December 2001. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Bayern 3 überträgt Rock-Im-Park-Festival im Internet" [Bayern 3 transmits Rock in Park festival on the internet]. mediabiz.de (in German). Weitere Online-Angebote des Verlagshauses. 10 May 1999. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  7. ^ "Pinkpop is aan protectie toe" [Pinkpop is to ensure protection]. Trouw (in Dutch). De Persgroep Nederland. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Al festival di Imola anche Hole e Blur" [At the festival of Imola and also Hole Blur]. Corriere della Sera (in Italian). RCS MediaGroup. 25 March 1999. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  9. ^ Gethings, Sharon; Hamilton, Charles (8 May 1999). "The 50 Best festivals; SUMMER'S HERE AND THE TIME IS RIGHT". The Independent. Independent Print Limited. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  10. ^ Hache, Victor (19 July 1999). "solidays fait la fête au sida" [Solidays partied at SIDA]. L'Humanité (in French). Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  11. ^ "Showbiz toast to Barbara Windsor". BBC News ONline. BBC. 16 April 1999. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.