Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour

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Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour
Tour by ZZ Top
Associated album Mescalero
Start date March 4, 2003
End date November 22, 2003
Legs 1
Number of shows 93
ZZ Top concert chronology

The Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Tour was a concert tour by American rock band ZZ Top. Presented by Clear Channel Communications and promoted by Beaver Productions, the tour supported their fourteenth studio album, Mescalero, released on April 15, 2003. The last show of the tour, at the Compaq Center in Houston, Texas, was the last event to be held at the venue, before it was renovated into a church.

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Date City Country Venue Opening Act(s)
Leg 1: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
April 25, 2003 Bossier City United States CenturyTel Center Ted Nugent
April 26, 2003 Pelham Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Ted Nugent
Gov't Mule
Cowboy Mouth
April 29, 2003 Selma Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kenny Wayne Shepherd
April 30, 2003 Laredo Laredo Entertainment Center
May 2, 2003 Jackson Mississippi Coliseum Ted Nugent
May 3, 2003 Oklahoma City Ford Center
May 4, 2003 Memphis Beale Street Music Festival North Mississippi Allstars
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
May 7, 2003 West Palm Beach Coral Sky Amphitheatre Ted Nugent
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
May 9, 2003 Raleigh Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
May 10, 2003 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Ted Nugent
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Contagious
May 11, 2003 Virginia Beach Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Ted Nugent
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
May 13, 2003 Bristow Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge
May 14, 2003 Columbus Germain Amphitheater
May 16, 2003 Burgettstown Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake
May 17, 2003 Noblesville Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 18, 2003 Cleveland Tower City Amphitheater
May 20, 2003 Mansfield Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
May 21, 2003 Camden Tweeter Center at the Waterfront Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Ted Nugent
May 23, 2003 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Center Kenny Wayne Shepherd
May 24, 2003 Tinley Park Tweeter Center Ted Nugent
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
May 25, 2003 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre
May 27, 2003 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
May 30, 2003 Antioch AmSouth Amphitheatre
May 31, 2003 Maryland Heights UMB Bank Pavilion
June 1, 2003 Bonner Springs Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
June 3, 2003 Albuquerque Journal Pavilion
June 4, 2003 Phoenix Cricket Pavilion
June 6, 2003 Marysville Sleep Train Amphitheatre
June 7, 2003 Devore Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen
June 8, 2003 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre
June 12, 2003 Tulsa Tulsa Convention Center Kenny Wayne Shepherd
June 13, 2003 Austin Frank Erwin Center
June 14, 2003 Dallas American Airlines Center
June 17, 2003 New Orleans Lakefront Arena Ted Nugent
June 18, 2003 Pensacola Pensacola Civic Center
June 20, 2003 Orlando TD Waterhouse Centre
June 21, 2003 Duluth Gwinnett Civic Center Arena
Leg 2: amphitheaters and arenas in Europe
July 4, 2003 Sundsvall Sweden Gatufesten
July 5, 2003 Sunne Rottneros Park
July 6, 2003 Oslo Norway Rockefeller Music Hall
July 8, 2003 Schwerin Germany Sport- und Kongresshalle Mike Tramp
July 9, 2003 Bonn Museumsmeile
July 11, 2003 Weert Netherlands Sportpark Boshoven
(Bospop)
Motörhead
Dio
July 12, 2003 Differdange Luxembourg Centre Sportif Born
July 14, 2003 Montereau France Festival de Montereau Confluences Van Wilks
Reverend Blues Gang
July 16, 2003 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Olympic Stadium The Hellacopters
July 18, 2003 Erfurt Germany Messehalle Mike Tramp
July 20, 2003 Montreux Switzerland Auditorium Stravinski
(Montreux Jazz Festival)
Krokus
Kotaro Oshio
July 21, 2003 Zürich Swiss National Museum
(Live at Sunset)
July 23, 2003 Budapest Hungary Petofi Csarnok
July 24, 2003 Dresden Germany Elbufer-Drawehn Nature Park Mike Tramp
July 25, 2003 Lauda-Königshofen Tauberfrankenhalle
July 27, 2003 Birmingham England Carling Academy The Vaults
July 28, 2003 Newcastle Telewest Arena
July 29, 2003 Liverpool King's Dock
(Liverpool Summer Pops)
July 30, 2003 London Brixton Academy
August 1, 2003 Xanten Germany Freilichtbühne Mike Tramp
August 3, 2003 Rastatt BadnerHalle Gotthard
August 5, 2003 Hanover Parkbühne Mike Tramp
August 6, 2003 Hamburg Stadtpark
August 7, 2003 Skanderborg Denmark Bøgescenerne
(Skanderborg Festival)
Kashmir
Robert Plant
August 9, 2003 Liège Belgium Open Air Stage
(Nandrin Festival)
Mass Hysteria
Machiavel
August 11, 2003 Colmar France Parc des Expositions
(Foire Aux Vins D'Alsace)
Leg 3: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
August 20, 2003 Las Vegas United States Mandalay Bay Events Center Franky Perez & the Highway Saints
August 22, 2003 Kelseyville Konocti Harbor
August 23, 2003 Stateline Harveys Resort & Casino
August 24, 2003 Lancaster Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Grandstand
(Antelope Valley Fair)
August 26, 2003 Englewood Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
August 27, 2003 Lincoln Bob Devaney Sports Center
(Nebraska State Fair)
August 29, 2003 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena Ted Nugent
August 31, 2003 Brookfield Yankee Lake Ballroom
September 3, 2003 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center
September 5, 2003 Gilford Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center
September 6, 2003 Big Flats Summer Stage at Tag's
September 7, 2003 Hershey Giant Center
September 12, 2003 Ashwaubenon Resch Center
September 13, 2003 Somerset Float Rite Park Amphitheatre
September 17, 2003 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre
September 19, 2003 Ridgefield Clark County Amphitheater
September 20, 2003 George The Gorge Amphitheatre
Leg 4: amphitheaters and arenas in North America
November 5, 2003 Coarsegold United States Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
November 7, 2003 Bakersfield Centennial Garden
November 8, 2003 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl Franky Perez & the Highway Saints
November 9, 2003 Castaic Castaic Lake State Recreation Area
(Love Ride XX)
November 14, 2003 Mexico City Mexico Palacio de los Deportes
November 16, 2003 Monterrey Auditorio Coca-Cola
November 20, 2003 Knoxville United States Knoxville Civic Coliseum
November 21, 2003 Gulfport Grand Casino Pavilion
November 22, 2003 Houston Compaq Center Los Lobos
Cross Canadian Ragweed

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