European Adventure Tour 1981

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The European Adventure Tour 1981 was a concert tour by the British multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield.

Background[edit]

The European Adventure Tour 1981 was in promotion of Oldfield's QE2 album. During this tour Oldfield performed at the concert for the Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer. The DVD release, Live at Montreux 1981 was also recorded during this tour.

Nine tracks from the concert performed in Grugahalle, Essen on 1 April were released on a bonus disc with the deluxe remaster of the QE2 album in July 2012.[1]

Tour dates[edit]

Date[2] City Country Venue
9 March 1981 Offenbach Germany Stadthalle Offenbach
10 March 1981
11 March 1981 Heidelberg Rhein-Neckar-Halle
12 March 1981 Mainz Rheingoldhalle
14 March 1981 Würzburg Tauberfrankenhalle
15 March 1981 Nuremberg Hemmerleinhalle
16 March 1981 Munich Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle
17 March 1981 Ravensburg Oberschwabenhalle
18 March 1981 Karlsruhe Schwarzwaldhalle
19 March 1981 Cologne Sporthalle
21 March 1981 Hamburg Congress Center Hamburg
22 March 1981 Kiel Ostseehalle
23 March 1981 Bremerhaven Stadthalle
25 March 1981 Hanover Eilenriedehalle
26 March 1981 Bremen Stadthalle
27 March 1981 Berlin Deutschlandhalle
29 March 1981 Düsseldorf Phillipshalle
30 March 1981 Münster Halle Münsterland
31 March 1981
2 shows
Siegen Siegerlandhalle
1 April 1981 Essen Grugahalle
2 April 1981 Hanover Eilenriedehalle
3 April 1981 Rotterdam Netherlands De Doelen
15 June 1981 Helsinki Finland
17 June 1981 Stockholm Sweden Grönalund
18 June 1981 Copenhagen Denmark Falkoner Teatret
19 June 1981 Oslo Norway
21 June 1981 Brussels Belgium Forest National
22 June 1981 Nijmegen Netherlands
23 June 1981 Rotterdam De Doelen
24 June 1981 Paris France Palais Des Sports
25 June 1981 Lille
26 June 1981 Paris Palais Des Sports
27 June 1981 Concarneau
28 June 1981 Poitiers Amphi Descartes
29 June 1981 Lyon Palais d'Hiver
30 June 1981 Strasbourg Hall Rhenus
1 July 1981 Luxembourg Luxembourg
2 July 1981 Freiburg Germany Stadthalle
3 July 1981 Sindelfingen Messehalle
5 July 1981
2 shows
Montreux Switzerland Grande Sale Jazz Festival
Montreux Jazz Festival
Released on DVD (Live at Montreux 1981)
6 July 1981 Milan Italy Velodromo Vigorelli
7 July 1981 Jesolo Open Air Festival
8 July 1981 Bologna
9 July 1981 Rome Palasport
10 July 1981 Livorno Stadio Armando Picchi
12 July 1981 Rimini Open Air
13 July 1981 Tel Aviv Israel
14 July 1981
16 July 1981 Athens Greece Roman Ruins
17 July 1981
20 July 1981 Vienna Austria Stadthalle
28 July 1981 London United Kingdom Guildhall Yard
The Royal Wedding Concert
30 July 1981 Rainbow Theatre
9 August 1981 Nottingham Theatre Royal
August 1981 Barcelona Spain TV studio
Musical Express

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Oldfield - QE2 (CD, Album, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Mike Oldfield tours". Tubular.net. Retrieved 2009-01-28.