An Evening with Anita Baker

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An Evening with Anita Baker
Tour by Anita Baker
Associated album None
Start date May 25, 2007 (2007-05-25)
End date November 7, 2009 (2009-11-07)
Legs 4
No. of shows 60 in North America
2 in Africa
2 in Europe
64 in total
Anita Baker concert chronology
  • Anita Live! Tour
    (2002-04)
  • An Evening with Anita Baker
    (2007-09)

An Evening with Anita Baker was a concert tour in 2007–2009 by American R&B singer Anita Baker. The outing started in the summer of 2007, visiting Europe and North America.[1]

Baker performed two free shows in Brooklyn, New York on August 13, for the 25th Annual Martin Luther King Concert Series and August 16, for the 29th Annual Seaside Summer Concert Series.[2]

The tour resumed in 2008,[3] Baker also performed shows in the Caribbeans and Africa,[4] and a North America second leg outing that ended in November 2009.[5]

Opening act[edit]

Set list[edit]

  1. "Mystery"
  2. "Sweet Love"
  3. "Been So Long"
  4. "No One in the World"
  5. "Same Ole Love (365 Days of Year)"
  6. "Caught Up in the Rapture"
  7. "Talk to Me"
  8. "Priceless"
  9. "Good Love"
  10. "Angel"
  11. "Body and Soul"
  12. "It's Been You"
  13. "I Apologize" 1
  14. "Lonely"
  15. "No More Tears"
  16. "Fairy Tales"
Encore
  1. "Giving You the Best That I Got"
  2. "You Bring Me Joy"

1 performed on select dates in North America and Europe.

Notes[edit]

  • February 14, 2009 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Baker performed her hit song "Angel" with singer Mary J. Blige.
  • November 7, 2009 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, her performance of "Fairy Tales" included singers Tyrese, Chante Moore and George Duke.

Band[edit]

  • Music Director/Drums: Ricky Lawson
  • Bass guitar: Nathan East

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
May 25, 2007 Las Vegas United States Joint
May 26, 2007 Indio Fantasy Springs Events Center
Europe
June 26, 2007 London England Royal Albert Hall
June 27, 2007
North America[7][8][9][10][11][12]
July 15, 2007 Grand Prairie United States Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 21, 2007 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 22, 2007 Atlanta Chastain Park Amphitheater
July 26, 2007 New York City Radio City Music Hall
July 27, 2007 Ledyard MGM Grand Theatre
August 13, 2007 Brooklyn Wingate Field
August 16, 2007 Asser Levy Park
August 18, 2007 Atlantic City Etess Arena
October 26, 2007 St. Louis Fox Theatre
October 27, 2007 Southaven DeSoto Civic Center
November 2, 2007 San Francisco Golden Gate Theatre
November 3, 2007 Los Angeles Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
November 4, 2007 Seattle McCaw Hall
December 1, 2007 Chicago Chicago Theatre
December 5, 2007 Greenville Peace Concert Hall
December 7, 2007 Charenton Pavilion at Cypress Bayou
December 8, 2007
December 13, 2007 West Palm Beach Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
December 14, 2007 Clearwater Ruth Eckerd Hall
December 16, 2007 Miami James L. Knight Center
January 24, 2008 Montego Bay Jamaica Aqueduct at Rose Hall
January 27, 2008 Raleigh United States RBC Center
May 11, 2008 Castries Saint Lucia St. Lucia Jazz Festival
June 13, 2008 Vienna United States Filene Center
June 20, 2008 Aspen Rio Grande Park
June 21, 2008 Primm Star of the Desert Arena
July 4, 2008 Albuquerque The Showroom at Isleta Casino
July 10, 2008 Hollywood Hard Rock Live
July 12, 2008 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 24, 2008 Hollywood Hard Rock Live
July 31, 2008 Rama Canada Casino Rama Entertainment Centre
August 2, 2008 Providenciales Turks and Caicos Islands Turtle Cove Marina
August 7, 2008 Ledyard United States MGM Grand Theatre
August 15, 2008 Baltimore Pier Six Concert Pavilion
August 16, 2008 Portsmouth nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Africa
August 29, 2008 Abuja Nigeria International Conference Center
August 30, 2008
North America[13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20]
September 7, 2008 Prior Lake United States Mystic Showroom
September 19, 2008
September 20, 2008 Kansas City Midland Theatre
September 26, 2008 Los Angeles Greek Theatre
September 27, 2008 Pala Pala Events Center
October 23, 2008 Detroit Sound Board at MotorCity Casino
November 7, 2008 Robinsonville Bluesville Showcase Nightclub
November 8, 2008 Greeneville Niswonger Performing Arts Center
November 20, 2008 Santa Ynez Chumash Casino
November 28, 2008 Nashville Sommet Center
November 30, 2008 Birmingham BJCC Arena
December 13, 2008 Merrillville Star Plaza Theatre
February 13, 2009 New York City Radio City Music Hall
February 14, 2009
June 27, 2009 Atlanta Chastain Park Amphitheater
July 18, 2009 Costa Mesa Pacific Amphitheatre
July 27, 2009 New York City Wingate Field
July 31, 2009 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 22, 2009 Concord Sleep Train Pavilion
September 5, 2009 Atlantic City Circus Maximus Theater
September 18, 2009 Washington, D.C. DAR Constitution Hall
September 19, 2009 Newark Prudential Hall
October 4, 2009 Mobile Miller Lite Stage
November 6, 2009 Rancho Mirage Agua Caliente Casino
November 7, 2009 Los Angeles Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

Recording and future release[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anita Baker announces London concert date.indielondon.co.uk
  2. ^ R&B singer plays to free concert in Brooklyn Archived December 15, 2013, at the Wayback Machine..www.brookly-usa.corg
  3. ^ Anita Baker maps out summer tour.singersroom.com
  4. ^ Soul Diva Anita Baker announces summer tour Archived April 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine..smoothjazznow.com
  5. ^ Anita Baker takes live show across country
  6. ^ Anita Baker at the Wingate Field
  7. ^ Kilgore, Kym (May 30, 2008). "Anita Baker takes live show cross country". LiveDaily. Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. Archived from the original on May 31, 2008. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  8. ^ Concert Review, Anita Baker concert at Fox Theatre in St. Louis Archived April 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Anita Baker to headline at the Chicago Theatre.www.highbeam.com
  10. ^ Concert Review, Anita Baker at Ruth Ecker Hall.www.blogcritics.org
  11. ^ Anita Baker: Sweating to the oldies and still dazzling masses.www.bvnewswire.com
  12. ^ Anita Baker at the St. Lucia Jazz Festival on May 11, 2008.St.Lucia Jazz
  13. ^ Anita Baker concert review at DTE Energy Music Theatre.www.last.fm
  14. ^ Anita Baker at the MGM Grand Theater.www.theresident.com
  15. ^ Anita Baker plays NPAC in Greeneville.www.greenvillesun.com
  16. ^ Anita Baker recreates the rapture during concert at BJCC Arena
  17. ^ Anita Baker leaves fans caught up in her rapture.www.ocregister.com/entertainment
  18. ^ Anita Baker at Wingate Field July 27.www.superglued.com-shows
  19. ^ Anita Baker at the Agua Caliente Casino-Rancho Mirage Archived October 26, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  20. ^ Concert Review: Anita Baker live at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles www.concertour.com
  21. ^ Minneapolis video production company, by award-winning Producer and Director Jack Paar

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