Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour

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Get Your Sting and Blackout
World tour by Scorpions
Associated album Sting in the Tail, Comeblack, Scorpions Live In 3D, MTV Unplugged - In Athens, Return to Forever, Scorpions 50th Anniversary Box Set (8 Classic Album 1977-1988)
Start date 15 March 2010
End date 2 December 2016
Legs 32
No. of shows 385
(2010: 88, 2011: 46, 2012: 76, 2013: 22, 2014: 27, 2015: 55, 2016: 71)
Scorpions concert chronology

Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour is a worldwide concert tour by German rock band Scorpions. It follows the release of the album Sting in the Tail.

The European dates were followed by dates in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa.[1] Shortly before the tour began, members of the Scorpions announced that this would be their the world tour before retirement.[2][3] However, they have retracted this decision.[citation needed]

The successive tour legs run as mentioned:

  • March 2010–Oct. 2011: Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour,
  • Nov. 2011–Dec. 2012: Final Sting World Tour,
  • July 2013–Nov. 2014: Rock 'n' Roll Forever Tour,
  • May 2015–Dec. 2016: Return to Forever / 50th Anniversary Tour.

Personnel[edit]

  • Klaus Meine – lead vocals
  • Matthias Jabs – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Rudolf Schenker – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Paweł Mąciwoda – bass, backing vocals
  • James Kottak – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Johan Franzon– drums, percussion, backing vocals (filling for James Kottak from April 2014 to September 2014)
  • Mikkey Dee - drums, percussion (since May 2016 for James Kottak)

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour
Europe[4]
15 March 2010 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
18 March 2010 Moscow Russia Megasport Arena
10 April 2010 Mons Belgium Power Prog & Metal Festival
22 April 2010 Ostrava Czech Republic Prokešovo Náměstí
29 April 2010 Minsk Belarus Minsk-Arena
7 May 2010 Leipzig Germany Arena Leipzig
8 May 2010 Munich Olympiahalle
12 May 2010 Frankfurt Festhalle Frankfurt
14 May 2010 Stuttgart Schleyerhalle
15 May 2010 Longirod Switzerland Long 'I' Rock Music Open Air
19 May 2010 Paris France L'Olympia
21 May 2010 Liévin Stade Couvert Régional
22 May 2010 Strasbourg Zénith de Strasbourg
29 May 2010 Berlin Germany O2 World
30 May 2010 Zwickau Zwickau Stadthalle
1 June 2010 Hanover TUI Arena
5 June 2010 Ioannina Greece Zosimades Stadium
7 June 2010 Thessaloniki Makedonikos Stadium
9 June 2010 Patras Pampeloponnisiako Stadium
12 June 2010 Recklinghausen Germany Stadtgarten am Festspielhaus
North America
18 June 2010 Holmdel United States PNC Bank Arts Center
19 June 2010 Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion
22 June 2010 Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
23 June 2010 Gilford Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion
25 June 2010 Quebec City Canada Pavillon de la Jeunesse
26 June 2010 Montreal Bell Centre
27 June 2010 Toronto Molson Amphitheatre
1 July 2010 Clarkston United States DTE Energy Music Theatre
2 July 2010 Milwaukee Summerfest
5 July 2010 Pittsburgh Chevrolet Amphitheatre
6 July 2010 Cleveland Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
8 July 2010 Sarnia Canada Sarnia Bayfest
10 July 2010 Nashville United States Bridgestone Arena
11 July 2010 Memphis Mud Island Amphitheatre
14 July 2010 Alpharetta Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
16 July 2010 Miami Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
17 July 2010 Tampa 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
19 July 2010 New Orleans Mahalia Jackson Theater
21 July 2010 Grand Prairie Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie
23 July 2010 San Antonio AT&T Center
24 July 2010 Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheater
26 July 2010 Albuquerque Journal Pavilion
27 July 2010 Phoenix Dodge Theatre
29 July 2010 Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena
31 July 2010 Los Angeles Nokia Theatre
1 August 2010 Concord Sleep Train Pavilion
3 August 2010 Las Vegas Thomas & Mack Center
4 August 2010 West Sacramento Raley Field
6 August 2010 Roseburg Douglas County Fairgrounds
7 August 2010 Ridgefield The Amphitheater at Clark County
9 August 2010 Calgary Canada Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
10 August 2010 Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre
13 August 2010 Sturgis United States Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
14 August 2010 Billings Montana State Fair
16 August 2010 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre
17 August 2010 Broomfield 1stBank Center
20 August 2010 Moline iWireless Center
21 August 2010 Rosemont Rosemont Theatre
4 September 2010 Monterrey Mexico Monterrey Arena
7 September 2010 Mexico City Palacio de los Deportes
South America
9 September 2010 Bogotá Colombia Simón Bolívar Park
11 September 2010 João Pessoa Brazil Sun Rock Festival
13 September 2010 Buenos Aires Argentina Luna Park
14 September 2010 Santiago Chile Movistar Arena
16 September 2010 La Paz Bolivia Estadio Hernando Siles
18 September 2010 São Paulo Brazil Credicard Hall
19 September 2010
21 September 2010 Curitiba Expotrade Arena
22 September 2010 Brasília Ginásio Nilson Nelson
24 September 2010 São Luís Centro Histórico
Europe 2nd leg
2 October 2010 Istanbul Turkey Maçka Küçükçiftlik Park
4 October 2010 Tel Aviv Israel Nokia Arena
14 October 2010 Chișinău Moldova Zimbru Stadium
17 October 2010 Amnéville France Galaxie Amnéville
19 October 2010 Dijon Le Zénith
20 October 2010 Clermont-Ferrand Zénith d'Auvergne
22 October 2010 Nantes Zénith de Nantes
25 October 2010 Sofia Bulgaria Akademik Stadium
27 October 2010 Athens Greece Peace and Friendship Stadium
2 November 2010 Kiev Ukraine International Expo Center
4 November 2010 Odessa Palace of Sports
10 November 2010 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
12 November 2010 Mannheim Germany SAP Arena
13 November 2010 Cologne Lanxess Arena
19 November 2010 Hamburg O2 World
21 November 2010 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
25 November 2010 Nuremberg Germany Nuremberg Arena
27 November 2010 Dortmund Westfalenhallen
Asia
10 February 2011 Bangkok Thailand Impact Arena
Europe 3rd leg
7 April 2011 Crans-Montana Switzerland Caprices Festival
15 April 2011 Saarbrücken Germany Saarlandhalle
12 May 2011 Saint Petersburg Russia Ice Palace
14 May 2011 Krasnodar Dvorets Sporta OLYMP
15 May 2011 Rostov-on-Don Dvorets Sporta DON
17 May 2011 Krasnoyarsk Dvorets Sporta Yarygina
19 May 2011 Novosibirsk Dvorets Sporta Sibir
20 May 2011 Magnitogorsk Arena Metallurg
22 May 2011 Omsk Arena Omsk
24 May 2011 Kazan TatNeft Arena
26 May 2011 Moscow Olympic Stadium
30 May 2011 Vilnius Lithuania Siemens Arena
3 June 2011 Ostrava Czech Republic Bazaly
4 June 2011 Bratislava Slovakia Incheba Expo Aréna
6 June 2011 Budapest Hungary László Papp Budapest Sports Arena
9 June 2011 Bucharest Romania Zone Arena
17 June 2011 Oberursel Germany Hessentag
18 June 2011 Clisson France Hellfest Summer Open Air
22 June 2011 Freiburg Germany Messe Freiburg
24 June 2011 Dessel Belgium Graspop Festival
25 June 2011 Papenburg Germany Meyer Werft
1 July 2011 Tarnów Poland Mościce
Asia 2nd leg
4 July 2011 Byblos Lebanon Byblos International Festival
6 July 2011
7 July 2011
Europe 4th leg
11 July 2011 Berlin Germany Gendarmenmarkt (with Orchester)
14 July 2011 Carhaix-Plouguer France Vieilles Charrues Festival
16 July 2011 Schweinfurt Germany Willy-Sachs-Stadion
17 July 2011 Bielefeld Ravensberger Park
22 July 2011 Lappeenranta Finland Saimaa Gardens
23 July 2011 Tuuri Miljoona Rock
3 August 2011 Avenches Switzerland Rock Oz' Arenes
5 August 2011 Colmar France Theatre De Plein Air Parc Expos
30 September 2011 Donetsk Ukraine RSC Olimpiyskiy
8 October 2011 Cluj-Napoca Romania Cluj Arena
Final Sting World Tour
Europe 5th leg
4 November 2011 Geneva Switzerland SEG Geneva Arena
11 November 2011 Lisbon Portugal Pavilhão Atlântico
14 November 2011 Lyon France Halle Tony Garnier
16 November 2011 Toulon Zénith Omega
17 November 2011 Toulouse Le Zénith de Toulouse
19 November 2011 Bordeaux Patinoire de Mériadeck
20 November 2011 Montpellier Parc & Suites Arena
23 November 2011 Paris Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
25 November 2011 Rouen Zénith Rouen
26 November 2011 Brussels Belgium Forest National
Europe 6th leg
28 January 2012 Tours France Parc des expositions
30 March 2012 Amiens Le Zénith
1 April 2012 Saint-Étienne Le Zénith
2 April 2012 Chambéry Le Phare
4 April 2012 Caen Le Zénith
6 April 2012 Rennes Music Hall
7 April 2012 Brest Penfeld
17 April 2012 Saint Petersburg Russia Yubileyny Sports Palace
19 April 2012 Novokuznetsk Kuznetsk Metallurgists Sports Palace
21 April 2012 Yekaterinburg Dvorets Sporta KRK Uralets
22 April 2012 Chelyabinsk Yunost Sport Palace
24 April 2012 Samara Dvorets Sporta CSK Air Force
26 April 2012 Moscow Crocus City Hall
27 April 2012
29 April 2012
7 May 2012 Tel Aviv Israel Nokia Arena
12 May 2012 Stuttgart Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle
13 May 2012 Frankfurt Festhalle Frankfurt
Africa
24 May 2012 Rabat Morocco OLM Souissi
Europe 7th leg
26 May 2012 Nice France Palais Nikaia
28 May 2012 Le Mans Antarès
30 May 2012 Clermont-Ferrand Zénith d'Auvergne
1 June 2012 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
2 June 2012 Nancy France Amphitheatre Exterieur
North America 2nd leg
8 June 2012 Reno United States Reno Events Center
9 June 2012 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre
11 June 2012 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre
12 June 2012 Morrison Red Rocks Amphitheatre
14 June 2012 Albuquerque The Pavilion
15 June 2012 Phoenix Comerica Theatre
17 June 2012 Tucson Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater
20 June 2012 San Diego Valley View Casino Center
22 June 2012 Los Angeles Staples Center
23 June 2012 Las Vegas Thomas & Mack Center
26 June 2012 San Antonio Alamodome
27 June 2012 Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
29 June 2012 Chicago Charter One Pavilion
30 June 2012 Milwaukee Summerfest
2 July 2012 Toronto Canada Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
3 July 2012 Montreal Bell Centre
6 July 2012 Holmdel United States PNC Bank Arts Center
7 July 2012 Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
9 July 2012 Uncasville Mohegan Sun Arena
11 July 2012 Philadelphia Mann Center for the Performing Arts
12 July 2012 Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion
Europe 8th leg
4 August 2012 Wacken Germany Wacken Open Air
31 August 2012 Wrocław Poland Zajezdnia MPK
North America 3rd leg
5 September 2012 Monterrey Mexico Monterrey Arena
6 September 2012 Mexico City Mexico City Arena
South America 2nd leg
11 September 2012 Belo Horizonte Brazil Chevrolet Hall
12 September 2012 Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia Estadio Ramón Tahuichi Aguilera
14 September 2012 Santiago Chile Movistar Arena
20 September 2012 São Paulo Brazil Credicard Hall
21 September 2012
Europe 9th leg
17 October 2012 İzmir Turkey İzmir Arena
19 October 2012 Istanbul Maçka Küçükçiftlik Park
21 October 2012 Minsk Belarus Minsk-Arena
24 October 2012 Kharkiv Ukraine Palace of Sports
27 October 2012 Lviv Velotrek SKA
29 October 2012 Kiev Palace of Sports
31 October 2012 Dnipropetrovsk Meteor Sport Complex
7 November 2012 Lille France Zénith de Lille
9 November 2012 Limoges Zénith de Limoges
10 November 2012 Pau Zénith de Pau
16 November 2012 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
21 November 2012 Dijon France Zénith de Dijon
22 November 2012 Reims Parc des Expositions
24 November 2012 Strasbourg Zénith de Strasbourg
27 November 2012 Orléans Zénith d'Orléans
28 November 2012 Nantes Zénith de Nantes
30 November 2012 Marseille Le Dôme de Marseille
1 December 2012 Ischgl Austria Sportplatz
8 December 2012 Sandviken Sweden Göransson Arena
10 December 2012 Oslo Norway Telenor Arena
15 December 2012 Oberhausen Germany König Pilsener Arena
17 December 2012 Munich Olympiahalle
Rock 'n' Roll Forever Tour
Europe 10th leg
14 July 2013 Dnipropetrovsk Ukraine Best City Festival
Asia 3rd leg
26 July 2013 Byblos Lebanon Byblos International Festival
27 July 2013
Europe 11th leg
11 September 2013 Athens Greece Mount Lycabettus (MTV Unplugged)
12 September 2013
14 September 2013
27 September 2013 Sotchi Russia Investforum
19 October 2013 Minsk Belarus Minsk Arena (with Orchester)
22 October 2013 Moscow Russia Crocus Hall (with Orchester)
23 October 2013
26 October 2013 Kazan Tatneft Arena (with Orchester)
29 October 2013 Saint Petersburg Ice Arena (with Orchester)
5 November 2013 Odessa Ukraine Odessa Sports Palace (with Orchester)
7 November 2013 Kiev Opera Theatre (with Orchester)
9 November 2013 Vilnius Lithuania Siemens Arena
10 November 2013 Riga Latvia Arena Riga
12 November 2013 Tallinn Estonia Saku Arena
13 November 2013 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Arena
15 November 2013 Seinäjoki Seinäjoki Arena
16 November 2013 Oulu Oulun Energia Areena
14 December 2013 Bucharest Romania Romexpo
16 December 2013 Sofia Bulgaria Armeets Arena
Europe 12th leg
7 March 2014 Madrid Spain Palacio Vistalegre
8 March 2014
10 March 2014 Lisbon Portugal Meo Arena
18 March 2014 Krasnodar Russia Baskethall (with Orchester)
22 March 2014 Rostov on Don Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
24 March 2014 Volgograd Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
26 March 2014 Saratov Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
28 March 2014 Nizhni Novgorod Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
30 March 2014 Samara Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
2 April 2014 Ekatarienburg Palace of Sports (with Orchester)
Middle East
5 April 2014 Sakhier Bahrain 2014 Formuala One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Europe 13th leg
28 April 2014 Kempten Germany bigBOX Allgäu (MTV Unplugged)
29 April 2014 Munich Olympiahalle (MTV Unplugged)
1 May 2014 Cologne Lanxess Arena (MTV Unplugged)
2 May 2014 Hamburg O2 World (MTV Unplugged)
4 May 2014 Stuttgart Hans-Martin Schleyer Halle (MTV Unplugged)
13 June 2014 Murten Switzerland Stars of Sounds
16 June 2014 Budapest Hungary Hősök tere
20 June 2014 Vitoria-Gasteiz Spain Azkena Rock Festival
11 July 2014 Rättvik Sweden Dalhalla
12 July 2014 Lahti Finland Lahti Festivals
18 July 2014 Piazzola sul Brenta Italy Hydrogen Festival
26 July 2014 Kuopio Finland Kuopiorock Festival
1 August 2014 Schwarlsee Austria Seerock-Festival
13 September 2014 La Courneuve France Fête de l'humanité
27 November 2014 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Rotterdam
29 November 2014 Brussels Belgium Palais 12
Return to Forever / 50th Anniversary Tour
Asia 4th leg
1 May 2015 Zhenjiang China Chang Jiang International Music Festival
Europe 14th leg
8 May 2015 Pardubice Czech Republic CEZ Arena
9 May 2015 Łódź Poland Atlas Arena
14 May 2015 Novosibirsk Russia Ice Palace "Siberia"
16 May 2015 Tyumen Sports Palace
18 May 2015 Yekaterinburg Arena "Uralets"
20 May 2015 Perm Sport Palace "Molot"
25 May 2015 Saint Petersburg Ice Palace
27 May 2015 Moscow "Olimpiyskiy"
29 May 2015 Ufa Ufa Arena
31 May 2015 Kazan Tatneft Arena
3 June 2015 Nizhny Novgorod Stadium "Trud"
5 June 2015 Voronezh Ice Palace Sports
7 June 2015 Krasnodar Basket Hall
10 June 2015 Minsk Belarus Minsk Arena
20 June 2015 Clisson France Hellfest
21 June 2015 Dessel Belgium Graspop
2 July 2015 Hérouville-Saint Claire France Festival Beauregard
18 July 2015 Sion Switzerland Plaine de Tourbillon (with Gotthard)
19 July 2015 Saint-Julien-en-Genevois France Guitare en scène Festival
23 July 2015 Barcelona Spain Rock Fest
25 July 2015 Maidstone England Ramblin' Man Fair (Mote Park)
31 July 2015 Hamina Finland Bastioni
1 August 2015 Jakobstad Centralplan
Asia 5th leg
7 August 2015 Incheon South Korea Pentaport Rock Festival
Europe 15th leg
21 August 2015 Coburg Germany Schlossplatz
North America 4th leg
10 September 2015 Boston United States Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
12 September 2015 Brooklyn Barclays Center
13 September 2015 Gilford Meadwobrook
16 September 2015 Moncton Canada Moncton Coliseum
18 September 2015 Toronto Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
19 September 2015 Montreal Bell Centre
22 September 2015 Columbus United States LC Pavilion
23 September 2015 Cleveland Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
25 September 2015 Windsor Canada Caesars Windsor
26 September 2015 Rosemont United States Allstate Arena
29 September 2015 Greenwood Village Fiddlers Green Amphittheatre
1 October 2015 San Jose SAP Center at San Jose
3 October 2015 Inglewood The Forum
6 October 2015 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl
7 October 2015 Las Vegas The Joint
9 October 2015 Kent ShoWare Center
Europe 16th leg
9 November 2015 Rome Italy Palalottomatica
11 November 2015 Milan Mediolanum Forum
13 November 2015 Trieste Palasport
21 November 2015 Lille France Zénith de Lille
22 November 2015 Antwerpen Belgium Sport Palais
24 November 2015 Paris France Bercy
26 November 2015 Straßbourg Zenith Europe
28 November 2015 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
30 November 2015 Lyon France Hall Tony Garnier
1 December 2015 Montpellier Park & Suites Arena
3 December 2015 Bordeaux Patinoire Meradeck
4 December 2015 Toulouse Zenith
6 December 2015 Grenoble Palais des Sports
8 December 2015 Geneve Switzerland Geneva Arena
Europe 17th leg
17 February 2016 Odessa Ukraine Odessa Sports Palace
19 February 2016 Kiev Palace of Sports
22 February 2016 Riga Latvia Arena Riga
24 February 2016 Kaunas Lithuania Žalgirio Arena
27 February 2016 Prague Czech Republik O2 Arena
29 February 2016 Budapest Hungary László Papp Budapest Sports Arena
2 March 2016 Kosice Slovakia Steel Arena
4 March 2016 Kraków Poland Tauron Arena
12 March 2016 Esch-Sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
14 March 2016 Stuttgart Germany Schleyerhalle
16 March 2016 Munich Olympiahalle
18 March 2016 Dortmund Westfalenhallen
19 March 2016 Mannheim SAP Arena
North America 5th leg
6 May 2016 Concord, North Carolina United States Carolina Rebellion
7 May 2016 Atlanta, Georgia Chastain Park Amphitheater
9 May 2016 Nashville, Tennessee Grand Ole Opry
10 May 2016 St. Louis, Missouri Fox Theatre
13 May 2016 Las Vegas The Joint (Blacked Out in Vegas)
14 May 2016
18 May 2016
20 May 2016
21 May 2016
24 May 2016 El Paso, Texas Don Haskins Arena
25 May 2016 Albuquerque, New Mexico Isleta Amphitheater
28 May 2016 Pryor, Oklahoma Rocklahoma
29 May 2016 San Antonio, Texas River City Rockfest
1 June 2016 Monterrey Mexico Monterrey Arena
3 June 2016 Mexico City Mexico City Arena
4 June 2016 Guadalajara Telmex Auditorium
Europe 18th leg
18 June 2016 Hinwil Switzerland Rock The Ring
20 June 2016 Tilloloy France Château de Tilloloy
23 June 2016 Copenhagen Denmark Copenhell Festival
28 June 2016 Lisbon Portugal Meo Arena
30 June 2016 Bilbao Spain Arena Miribilla
2 July 2016 Cordoba Plaza de Toros
3 July 2016 Madrid Barclaycard Arena
12 July 2016 [Istanbul Turkey Küçükçiftlik Park
14 July 2016 Tel Aviv Israel Menora Mivtachim Arena
16 July 2016 Bucharest Romania Romexpo
17 July 2016 Sofia Bulgaria Armeets Arena
20 July 2016 Athens Greece Plateia Nerou Faliro
23 July 2016 Regensburg Germany Castle Thurn und Taxis
29 July 2016 Kaarina Finland Hovirinnan Ranta
30 July 2016 Nilsia Tahko Spa Arena
1 August 2016 Carcassone France Festival de Carcassone
2 August 2016 Monte-Carlo Monaco Sporting Summer Festival
Asia 6th leg
14 August 2016 Beijing China Worker's Gymnasium
Europe 19th leg
20 August 2016 Batumi Georgia Blacksea Arena
South America 3rd leg
1 September 2016 São Paulo Brazil Credicard Hall
3 September 2016
4 September 2016
8 September 2016 Fortaleza Arena Do CFO
11 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan
13 September 2016 Santiago Chile Moviestar Arena
15 September 2016 Buenos Aires Argentina Tecnopolis
18 September 2016 Asunción Paraguay Jockey Club
Asia 7th leg
3 October 2016 Taipeh Taiwan Nangang Exhibition Hall
6 October 2016 Tokyo Japan Zepp Divercity
8 October 2016 Saitama Saitama Super Arena (Loud Park Festival)
11 October 2016 Osaka Grand Cube
Australia/Oceania
15 October 2016 Nouméa New Caledonia Hippodrome Henri Milliard
18 October 2016 Melbourne Australia Palais Theatre
Asia 8th leg
21 October 2016 Singapore Singapore Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre
23 October 2016 Hanoi Vietnam Monsoon Music Festival – The Citadel of Thăng Lon [5]
29 October 2016 Selangor Malaysia Sepang International Circuit
Europe 20th leg
20 November 2016 Dijon France Zenith
23 November 2016 Cologne Germany Lanxesse Arena
25 November 2016 Leipzig Arena Leipzig
27 November 2016 Frankfurt Festhalle
29 November 2016 Hamburg Barclaycard-Arena
2 December 2016 Berlin Mercedes Benz Arena

Cancelled/Postponed dates[edit]

  • 20 April 2010 - Minsk, Belarus - Minsk Arena (Postponed due to flight problems for drummer James Kottak, rescheduled to 29 April)
  • 30 June 2010 - Columbus, Ohio, United States - Lifestyle Communities Pavilion (Cancelled due to illness of Klaus Meine)
  • 6 October 2010 - Athens, Greece - Peace and Friendship Stadium (Postponed due of illness to Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 27 October)
  • 9 October 2010 - Sofia, Bulgaria - Akademik Stadium (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 25 October)
  • 22 November 2011 - Tours, France - Parc des expositions (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 10 December)
  • 10 December 2011 - Tours, France - Parc des expositions (Postponed again due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 28 January)
  • 9 April 2012 - Lille, France - Zénith de Lille (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 7 November)
  • 10 April 2012 - Reims, France - Parc des Expositions (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 22 November)
  • 12 April 2012 - Limoges, France - Zénith (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 9 November)
  • 13 April 2012 - Pau, France - Zénith (Postponed due to illness of Klaus Meine, rescheduled to 10 November)
  • 10 September 2012 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Chevrolet Hall (Postponed due to equipment transport issues, rescheduled to 11 September)
  • 18 September 2012 - Asunción, Paraguay - Jockey Club del Paraguay (Cancelled due to heavy weather)
  • 13 October 2012 - Munich, Germany - Olympiahalle (Postponed due to construction of the Olympiahalle till 19 October, rescheduled to 17 December)
  • 15 August 2015 - Eckernförde,Germany - Rock am Strand (Cancelled due Technical problems with the Stage)
  • 3 November 2015 - Berlin, Germany - 50th Anniversary Club Show (Cancelled due Technical and Equiqment Problems)
  • 26 October 2016 - Bangkok, Thailand - International Trade & Exhibition Centre 102 & 103 (Cancelled due to the bereavement of Bhumibol Adulyadej)[6]

Songs performed[edit]

Setlists[edit]

2010 Setlist - Hanover, Tui Arena 1 June[edit]

  • Sting in the Tail
  • Make It Real
  • Bad Boys Running Wild
  • Is There Anybody There?
  • The Zoo
  • Coast to Coast
  • Loving You Sunday Morning
  • We'll Burn the Sky
  • The Best Is Yet to Come
  • Send Me an Angel
  • Holiday
  • The Good Die Young
  • Raised on Rock
  • Tease Me Please Me
  • 321
  • Kottak Attack
  • Blackout
  • Six String Sting
  • Big City Nights

Encore:

  • Still Loving You
  • Wind of Change
  • Rock You Like a Hurricane

Average setlist[edit]

  • "Sting in the Tail"
  • "Make It Real"
  • "Is There Anybody There?" / "Bad Boys Running Wild"
  • "The Zoo"
  • "Coast to Coast"
  • "Loving You Sunday Morning"
  • "Living for Tomorrow" (in Russia)
  • "The Best Is Yet to Come" / "Rhythm of Love"
  • "Send Me an Angel" / "Always Somewhere"
  • "Holiday"
  • "Raised on Rock"
  • "Tease Me Please Me"
  • "Hit Between the Eyes" / "Dynamite"
  • "Kottak Attack"
  • "Blackout"
  • "Six String Sting"
  • "Big City Nights"

Encore:

  • "Still Loving You"
  • "Wind of Change"
  • "No One Like You" (in America)
  • "Rock You Like a Hurricane"
  • "When the Smoke Is Going Down"

MTV Unplugged-Live in Athens[edit]

[7]

  • Sting in the Tail
  • Can’t Live Without You
  • Pictured Life
  • Speedy’s Coming
  • Born To Touch Your Feelings
  • The Best Is Yet To Come
  • Dancing With The Moonlight (new song)
  • In Trance
  • When You Came Into My Life
  • Delicate Dance (new song) (Matthias Jabs Solo)
  • Love Is The Answer (new song) (Rudolf Schenker Solo)
  • Follow Your Heart (new song) (Klaus Meine Solo)
  • Send Me An Angel
  • Where The River Flows
  • Passion Rules The Game
  • Rock You Like A Hurricane
  • Hit Between The Eyes

Percussion Medley

  • Rock & Roll Band (new song)
  • Blackout

Encore:

  • Still Loving You
  • Big City Nights
  • Wind of Change
  • No One Like You
  • When The Smoke Is Going Down

Encore 2:

  • Holiday (performed on 12 September 2013 only)

MTV Unplugged Guests[edit]

Additional Bandmembers:

  • Mikael Nord Andersson (Guitars, Mandolin etc.)
  • Martin Hansen (Guitars, Vocals etc.)
  • Ola Hjelm (Guitars, Vocals)
  • Hans Gardemar (Keyboard etc.)
  • PITTI Hecht (Percussion)
  • The Strings from Heaven (Stringensemble)
  • Dimitra Kokkori (Spoken Words)

Guestvocals:

  • 11,12,14 September 2013 - Morten Harket for Wind of Change
  • 11,12,14 September 2013 - Johannes Strate (Revolverheld) for "Rock You Like a Hurricane"
  • 11,12,14 September 2013- CÄTHE for In Trance

50-th Anniversary Tour setlist[edit]

  • "Going Out with The Bang"
  • "Make It Real"
  • "Is There Anybody There?" (dropped after 10 June 2015)
  • "The Zoo"
  • "Coast to Coast"
  • "70's Medley (Top Of The Bill/Steamrock Fever/Speedy's Coming/Catch Your Train)"
  • "We Built This House"
  • "Delicate Dance"
  • "Acoustic Medley (Always Somewhere/Eye of The Storm/Send Me An Angel)"
  • "Wind Of Change"
  • "Rock 'n' Roll Band"
  • "Raised on Rock" (dropped after 10 June 2015)
  • "Dynamite"
  • "In The Line Of Fire"
  • "Kottak Attack"/"Drum Solo" by Mikkey Dee
  • "Overkill" (Motörhead song,from 03 September 2016)
  • "Crazy World"/ "No One Like You"
  • "Blackout"
  • "Big City Nights"

Encore:

  • "Still Loving You"
  • "Rock You Like a Hurricane"

Guest appearances[edit]

  • 19 June 2010 - Vince Neil for "Another Piece of Meat"
  • 24 July 2010 - Michael Schenker for "Another Piece of Meat" and Herman Rarebell for "No One Like You"
  • 3 August 2010 - Vinnie Paul for "No One Like You"
  • 4 August 2010 - Jeff Keith from Tesla and Stephen Pearcy from Ratt for "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and Warren DeMartini and Bobby Blotzer from Ratt for "No One Like You"
  • 7 August 2010 - Don Dokken for "No One Like You"
  • 16 August 2010 - Tesla for "Another Piece of Meat"
  • 21 August 2010 - Michael Schenker for "Another Piece of Meat" and Carmine Appice for "No One Like You"
  • 11 September 2010 - Andreas Kisser from Sepultura for "Rock You Like a Hurricane"
  • 21 November 2010 - Herman Rarebell for "No One Like You"
  • 22 July 2011 - Tarja Turunen for "The Good Die Young"
  • 2 June 2012 - Uli Jon Roth for "We'll Burn the Sky"
  • 19 October 2013 - "The Presidential Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus"
  • 22, 23, 26 & 29 October 2013 - "SOFIA Symphony Orchestra" (from Moscow)
  • 5 and 7 November 2013 - "National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine"
  • 18, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 March 2014 - "Krasnodar Philharmonic Orchestra"
  • 2 April 2014 - "Chamber Orchestra B-A-C-H"
  • 5 April 2014 - Marc Cross for James Kottak
  • 28, 29 April, 1, 2, 4 May, 13, 16, 20 June, 11,12,18,26 July, 1 August and 13 September 2014 - Johan Franzon for James Kottak

Supporting Acts (Selection)[edit]

  • 2010 - Edguy (Special Guests on German Dates), Karelia, Cinderella, Ratt, Great White, Dokken and others
  • 2011 - My inner Burning and others
  • 2012 - The Electric Ducks (France Dates), 12 & 13 May, 15 & 17 Dec 2012 - Eisbrecher, 8 December 2012 - Sandviken - Skunk Anansie, North America Dates: Tesla, Queensryche and others
  • 13 November 2013 - Accept (Special Guests)
  • 13 June 2014 - Gotthard
  • 16 June 2014 - Omega
  • 18 July 2014 - H.E.A.T
  • 9 November 2015 - Rhapsody of Fire
  • 21, 24, 26, 30 November, 1, 3, 4, 6, 8 December 2015 - Special Guest Europe
  • Queensryche - Special Guest on USA/Canada Dates 2015 and Blacked Out in Vegas Shows May 13–21, 2016
  • Beyond The Black- German Tour dates 14–27 March 2016

Blu-ray 3D/Double Livealbum[edit]

  • Scorpions Live In 3D - Get Your Sting and Blackout (Concert 15 April 2011- Saarbrücken Saarlandhalle)

Grossing[edit]

  • 2010: $35.4 million from 76 shows[8]
  • 2011: $29.5 million from 45 shows[9]
  • 2012: $32.7 million from 74 shows[10]
  • 2014: $7.4 million from 17 shows[11]
  • 2015: $22.4 million from 51 shows[12]

Total available grossing: 127.4 million from 263 shows (314 shows played 2010 - 2015)

Documentary[edit]

  • Between 2010 and 2014 the Tour was filmed by Deutsche Welle in cooperation with Nordmedia and ZDF - Director Katja von Garnier - and will be seen at Cinemas and Television in 2015. The Documentary will be published on DVD in 2015.[13]
  • 7 December 2013 - 40 Jahre Weltstars - Die Scorpions Story (Forty Years Worldstars - The Scorpions Story) - 3 Hours Documentation at German TV Stations Vox and N-TV (8 December)

Guest appearances by Scorpions (Talkshows and TV)[edit]

  • 27 March 2010 - The Scorpions there Guests on the German TV-Show Wetten, dass..?- They Played the Song The Good Die Young from Sting in the Tail- Album with Tarja Turunen.
  • 10 May 2010 - The Scorpions There Guests on the France TV-Show Taratata and Played some Songs.
  • 8 November 2011 - Paris, France, Le Grand Journal (Canal+) - Scorpions played "Still Loving You", "Sting in the Tail" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane" on a French TV show called Le Grand Journal
  • 1 January 2012 - Berlin, Germany, Brandenburg Gate - A short part of the tape of the instrumental Orchestra version of "Wind of Change" played right after midnight at New Year's Eve, right before Scorpions lip-synched "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and a cover of the popular Gloria Jones song "Tainted Love"
  • 30 January 2012 - Cologne, Germany, TV total - Scorpions played short versions of "Tainted Love" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane" live on the German late-night television comedy
  • 29 November 2013 MTV - MTV Unplugged (repetitions on VIVA TV, RTL)
  • 30 November 2013 - Guests (Interview and Music) at the German TV Show Ina's Nacht - Scorpions played the MTV-Unplugged versions of Where the River Flows with Host Ina Müller and In Trance with CÄTHE.
  • 20 December 2013 - Kölner Treff (Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine, German Interview-and Personality Show) - WDR
  • 10 January 2014 - NDR Talk Show (Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine, German Interview-and Personality Show) - NDR

Private Shows and others[edit]

  • 6 February 2010 - San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina - Scorpions played a special acoustic concert for a Volkswagen commercial and promotion of the new Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour, they played 10 acoustic songs that night - "(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame", a cover of the song of Del Shannon, later made famous by Elvis Presley, and 9 of Scorpions' biggest hits - "Loving You Sunday Morning", "The Zoo", "Always Somewhere", "Holiday", "Big City Nights", "Wind of Change", "Rock You Like a Hurricane", "Still Loving You" and "When the Smoke is Going Down", Mario accompanied them on percussion, James Kottak and Paweł Mąciwoda did not perform, as they were busy with other musical projects
  • 30 March 2011 - London, England, Royal Albert Hall - Scorpions played "Wind of Change" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane" accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra. This was at Mikhail Gorbachev's Birthday Party
  • 3 August 2012 - Monte Carlo, Monaco, Sporting Summer Festival - Scorpions played an acoustic rendition of their hit ballad "Still Loving You"
  • 21 January 2013 - Moscow, Russia, Private Party for Gazprom, they Played a 15 Songs Acoustic-set.
  • 22 September 2014 - „Work it - rock it“- Welcome Night“ von Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge, IAA Hannover, TUI Arena (Full Unplugged-Show)

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