Colours in the Dark World Tour

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Colours In The Road
World tour by Tarja Turunen
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Tarja Turunen performing at the Refinery Gallery in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 7, 2014.
Associated albumColours In The Dark
Start date17 October 2013 (2013-10-17)
End date14 November 2015 (2015-11-14)
No. of shows107
78 in Europe
29 in South America
Tarja Turunen concert chronology

Colours In The Road World Tour is the tour by Tarja Turunen to promote the new studio album.[1]

The tour started in Olomouc, Czech Republic on 17 October 2013. Tarja performed at only 1 festival that year, this is at the Metal Female Voices Festival in Belgium. Here she sang "Over the Hills and Far Away" as a duet featuring Nightwish's vocalist Floor Jansen. The 2013 shows lasted until November. As from December, her Christmas tour started and she played at different churches across Finland until the 22nd of that month.[2] The Colours In The Road World Tour continued on 28 January 2014.

On 2 August 2014 Tarja joined Van Canto at Wacken Open Air in Germany, singing 2 songs with them: Anteroom of Death and Wishmaster.

Opening acts[edit]

  • Scala Mercalli, Italian band (19–23 October 2013)
  • Hollow Haze, Italian band (25 October 2013)
  • Teodasia, Italian band (26 October - 4 November 2013) [3]
  • Sorronia, Hungarian band (28 January - 1 February 2014 and 15–16 February 2014) [4]
  • Elyose, French band (3–13 February 2014) [5]
  • Ayin Aleph, American band (March 15–26, 2014) [6]
  • Mad Old Lady, Brazilian band, (September 11–15, 2014)
  • Abrantasia, Argentinian band (19 September 2014) [7]
  • Crimson Blue, Russian band (31 October - 20 November 2014) [8]
  • Mad Old Lady, Brazilian band (24 October 2015)
  • Aspera, Argentinian band (14 November 2015)

Set list[edit]

Own songs[edit]

My Winter Storm
What Lies Beneath
Colours in the Dark
The Shadow Self
  • No Bitter End

Songs by Nightwish[edit]

Tarja also plays some songs from her previous band, Nightwish:

Other covers[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe
17 October 2013 Olomouc Czech Republic Palackeho University Arena
19 October 2013 Berlin Germany Huxley's Club
20 October 2013 Wieze Belgium Metal Female Voices Fest
22 October 2013 Hamburg Germany Docks Club
23 October 2013 Dortmund FZW Club
25 October 2013 Karlsruhe Durlach Festhalle
26 October 2013 Munich Backstage Club
27 October 2013 Vienna Austria Arena
29 October 2013 Basel Switzerland Z7 Club
30 October 2013 Nuremberg Germany Löwensaal
1 November 2013 Leipzig Haus Auensee
2 November 2013 Cologne Gloria Club
4 November 2013 Paris France Bataclan Theatre
Europe 2
28 January 2014 Lisbon Portugal Aula Magna
29 January 2014 Madrid Spain Arena
31 January 2014 Bilbao Santana 27
1 February 2014 Barcelona Salamandra 1
3 February 2014 Toulouse France Le Bikini
4 February 2014 Marseille Julien Space
6 February 2014 Lyon Le Transbordeur
7 February 2014 Bordeaux Krakatoa Club
9 February 2014 Lille Le Splendid
10 February 2014 London United Kingdom O2 Academy Islington
12 February 2014 Nottingham Rock City Club
13 February 2014 Amsterdam Netherlands Melkweg Hall
15 February 2014 Vevey Switzerland Rocking Chair Club
16 February 2014 Udine Italy Giovanni Theatre
15 March 2014 Krasnodar Russia Arena Hall
16 March 2014 Rostov-on-Don Congress-Hall DGTU
18 March 2014 Voronezh Event Hall
20 March 2014 Saint-Petersburg A2 Cub
21 March 2014 Moscow Glav Club
23 March 2014 Nizhniy Novgorod Milo Concert Hall
25 March 2014 Kazan KRK Piramida
26 March 2014 Samara Philharmonic Hall
28 March 2014 Ufa Ogni Ufy
29 March 2014 Ekaterinburg Tele Club
31 March 2014 Omsk Angar
2 April 2014 Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Hall
3 April 2014 Novosibirsk Otdyh Club
5 April 2014 Khabarovsk Platinum Arena
6 April 2014 Vladivostok Fesco Hall
2 May 2014 Gothenburg Sweden Brewhouse
3 May 2014 Hannover Germany Theater am Aegi
5 May 2014 Frankfurt Batschkapp
6 May 2014 Zurich Switzerland Haerterei Theatre
8 May 2014 Stuttgart Germany Theaterhaus
9 May 2014 Erfurt Alte Oper
11 May 2014 Mainz Kurfürstliches Schloss
12 May 2014 Utrecht Netherlands Tivoli Club
14 May 2014 Düsseldorf Germany Stahlwerk Club
15 May 2014 Eindhoven Netherlands Effenaar Club
17 May 2014 Milan Italy Teatro della Luna
19 May 2014 Rome Parco Auditorium
Summer Festivals
29 May 2014 Moscow Russia Made in Finland Festival
31 May 2014 Saint Petersburg
8 June 2014 Leipzig Germany Wave Gotik Treffen festival
31 July 2014 Székesfehérvár Hungary Fezen Festival
3 August 2014 Wacken Germany Wacken Open Air
10 August 2014 Colmar France Colmar Festival
16 August 2014 Dinkelsbuehl Germany Summer Breeze Open Air
Europe 3
6 September 2014 Trinec Czech Republic Werk Arena
7 September 2014 Pardubice Čez Arena
Latin America
September 11, 2014 Belo Horizonte Brazil BH Music Hall
September 13, 2014 São Paulo HSBC Hall
September 14, 2014 Rio de Janeiro Circo Voador
16 September 2014 Rosario Argentina Club Brown
17 September 2014 Córdoba Plaza de la Musica
19 September 2014 Buenos Aires Teatro Gran Rex
20 September 2014 Vorterix Theatre
22 September 2014 Cipolletti Meet Dance Club
23 September 2014 Mendoza Auditorio Bustelo
25 September 2014 Santiago de Chile Chile Teatro Caupolicán
Europe 4
31 October 2014 Athens Greece Gagarin 205 Klubi
1 November 2014 Thessaloniki Principal Club
3 November 2014 Sofia Bulgaria Universiada Hall
4 November 2014 Bucharest Romania Palace Hall
6 November 2014 Belgrade Serbia SKC Club
7 November 2014 Bratislava Slovakia Refinery Gallery
9 November 2014 Kraków Poland Klub Studio
10 November 2014 Łódź Klub Wytwórnia
12 November 2014 Katowice Mega Club
13 November 2014 Warsaw Palladium
15 November 2014 Minsk Belarus Minsk Sports Palace
16 November 2014 Vilnius Lithuania Forum Palace
17 November 2014 Tallinn Estonia Rock Club
19 November 2014 Turku Finland Logomo Gymnasium
20 November 2014 Hämeenlinna Verkatehdas Club
Latin America 2
September 3, 2015 Monterrey Mexico Iguana Club
September 5, 2015 Mexico City Teatro Metropólitan
September 7, 2015 San Salvador El Salvador International Events Center
October 17, 2015 Recife Brazil Portuguese Club
October 18, 2015 Fortaleza Complexo Armazém
October 21, 2015 Belo Horizonte BH Music Hall
October 23, 2015 Salvador Barra Hall
October 24, 2015 São Paulo HSBC Hall
October 25, 2015 Curitiba Vanilla Hall
October 28, 2015 Porto Alegre Bourbon Country Theatre
October 30, 2015 Santiago Chile Cariola Theatre
November 3, 2015 Comodoro Rivadavia Argentina Auxiliadora Theatre
November 7, 2015 Tucumán Mercedes Sosa Theatre
November 8, 2015 Salta Provincial Theatre
November 11, 2015 La Plata Opera Hall
November 13, 2015 Montevideo Uruguay Music Box
November 14, 2015 Buenos Aires Argentina Malvinas Stadium

Support band[edit]

  • Tarja Turunen - Vocal and piano
  • Mike Terrana - Drums
  • Thomas Heinz - Drums
  • Moritz Muller - Drums
  • Nicolas Polo - Drums
  • Kristian Kretchman - Keyboard
  • Guillermo De Medio - Keyboard
  • Alex Scholpp- Electric guitar, Vocal
  • Ana Portaluppi - Bass guitar
  • Kevin Chonw - Bass guitar
  • Pit Barret - Bass guitar
  • Max Liljian - Cello
  • Julian Barrett: Guitars

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Floor Jansen - Vocals on Over the Hills and Far Away on 20 October 2013
  • Fabio Lione - Vocals on Phantom of the Opera on 25 October 2013
  • Kiko Loureiro - Guitars on Calling Grace on 13 September 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tarja-coloursinthedark.com
  2. ^ http://www.lippupalvelu.fi/artist/tarja-turunen-lippuja/912044
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-22. Retrieved 2013-10-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2014-01-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.elyose.blogspot.fr/2013/12/tarja-turunen.html
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2014-02-08. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-03-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-15. Retrieved 2014-11-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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