Elton John 2006 European Tour

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Elton John 2006 European Tour
Tour by Elton John
Start date28 May 2006
End date2 September 2006
No. of shows19
Elton John concert chronology

The 2006 European Tour was a concert tour by Elton John.[1] After completing a string of dates in Las Vegas with the Red Piano shows Elton and the band travelled tour Europe.

Tour[edit]

The tour only visited four European countries: Ireland,[2] England,[3] Germany[4] and France.[5] The majority of the seventeen concerts were performed in England.[6]

Elton later returned to Europe after performing more Red Piano concerts. Elton and the band visited Lithuania and Poland.

Set list[edit]

  1. "Bennie and the Jets"
  2. "Philadelphia Freedom"
  3. "Believe"
  4. "Daniel"
  5. "Rocket Man"
  6. "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues"
  7. "Weight of the World"
  8. "They Call Her the Cat"
  9. "Turn Out the Lights Out When You Leave"
  10. "The One"
  11. "Take Me to the Pilot"
  12. "Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding"
  13. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
  14. "Tiny Dancer"
  15. "I Want Love"
  16. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
  17. "Blue Eyes"
  18. "Sacrifice"
  19. "Are You Ready for Love"
  20. "Sad Songs (Say So Much)"
  21. "I'm Still Standing"
  22. "The Bitch Is Back"
  23. "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
Encore
  1. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
  2. "Your Song"

Source:[7]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe[8]
28 May 2006 Dublin Ireland Point Depot
29 May 2006 Manchester England Manchester Evening News Arena
31 May 2006 Mannheim Germany SAP Arena
1 June 2006 Oberhausen König Pilsener Arena
3 June 2006 Canterbury England St Lawrence Ground
4 June 2006 London The Valley Stadium
6 June 2006 Mönchengladbach Germany Borussia-Park
8 June 2006 Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena
10 June 2006 County Durham England Riverside Ground
11 June 2006 Worcester New Road Cricket Ground
14 June 2006 Grenoble France Grenoble Palais des Sports
16 June 2006 Somerset England Taunton County Cricket Ground
21 June 2006 Birmingham National Exhibition Centre
24 June 2006 Oxford Kassam Stadium
25 June 2006 Hove Sussex County Cricket Ground
27 June 2006 Nottingham Nottingham Arena
1 July 2006 Dorset Fitness First Stadium
1 September 2006 Vilnius Lithuania Vingis Park
2 September 2006[A] Sopot Poland Sopot International Song Grounds
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] eltonography.com, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  2. ^ [2] songkick.com, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  3. ^ [3] woib.co.uk, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  4. ^ [4] eltonfan.net, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  5. ^ [5] france-hardware.com, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  6. ^ [6] eltonography.com, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  7. ^ [7] eltonography.com, Retrieved 2 October 2011
  8. ^ Sources for First Leg:
    • "Elton John/Dublin/28th May". People's Republic of Cork. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John – Manchester MEN Arena – 29.5.06". Designer Magazine. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John to play St Lawrence Cricket Ground Canterbury". Cricket Milliw. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
    • Jones, Alice (6 June 2006). "Elton John, The Valley, London". Independent. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John and band performed in Moenchengladbach on June 6, 2006". EltonFan. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John @ Durham County Cricket Club". BBC. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John to play New Road". BBC. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Grenoble, Palais des sports". Elton John.ch. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Sir Elton John in Taunton". BBC. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John plays Taunton's County Ground". BBC. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John at the Kassam". BBC. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "ELTON JOHN & band Nottingham 27 June 2006". Elton John Italy. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
    • "Elton John's Concert at AFC Bournemouth". nick4littledown.com. Retrieved 16 December 2011.

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