Highway to Hell Tour

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Highway to Hell Tour
Promotional tour by AC/DC
LocationEurope
North America
Associated albumHighway to Hell
Start date17 August 1979 (1979-08-17)
End date27 January 1980 (1980-01-27)
Legs2 in Europe
1 in North America
3 total
No. of shows
  • 62 in Europe
  • 37 in North America
  • 99 total (102 scheduled)
AC/DC concert chronology

Highway to Hell Tour was a concert tour by Australian rock band AC/DC in support of the group's seventh studio album, Highway to Hell, which was released on 27 July 1979. The tour began on 17 August 1979 at Haffman Park in Blizen, Belgium, and continued throughout Europe and North America until it concluded on 27 January 1980 at Southampton's Gaumont Theatre. This was the last tour with Bon Scott, who died four weeks after the tour's completion.

Personnel[edit]

Setlist[edit]

Songs played overall
  1. "Riff Raff"
  2. "Live Wire"
  3. "Shot Down in Flames"
  4. "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be"
  5. "Sin City"
  6. "Problem Child"
  7. "Walk All Over You"
  8. "Bad Boy Boogie"
  9. "The Jack"
  10. "Highway to Hell"
  11. "High Voltage"
  12. "Girls Got Rhythm"
  13. "Whole Lotta Rosie"
  14. "Rocker" [first encore]
  15. "If You Want Blood You've Got It"
  16. "T.N.T." [second encore]
  17. "Dog Eat Dog"
  18. "Baby, Please Don't Go"
    [Final Encore]
  19. "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)"
  20. "Let There Be Rock"


Tour dates[edit]

Date[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10] City Country Venue
Europe (Warm-up leg)
17 August 1979 Bilzen Belgium Haffmans Park (Jazz Bilzen 1979)
18 August 1979 London England Wembley Stadium
20 August 1979 Dublin Ireland Olympic Ballroom
21 August 1979
23 August 1979 Belfast Northern Ireland Ulster Hall
24 August 1979
26 August 1979 Avignon France Unknown
27 August 1979 Aix-les-Bains Verdure Theatre
1 September 1979 Nuremberg Germany Zeppelifeld (Nuremberg Open Air Festival 1979)
North America
5 September 1979 Oakland United States Oakland Civic Auditorium
6 September 1979 Reno UNR Gym
7 September 1979 Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
8 September 1979 Fresno Warnors Theatre
9 September 1979 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
10 September 1979 Long Beach Long Beach Arena
13 September 1979 Amarillo Amarillo Civic Center
14 September 1979 Lubbock Lubbock Municipal Auditorium
15 September 1979 Midland Chaparral Center
16 September 1979 El Paso El Paso County Coliseum
18 September 1979 McAllen La Villa Real Convention Center
19 September 1979 Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum
20 September 1979 Houston Houston Music Hall
21 September 1979 Dallas Dallas Convention Center
22 September 1979 San Antonio San Antonio Convention Center
24 September 1979 Beaumont Beaumont City Auditorium
26 September 1979 Memphis Dixon–Myers Hall
27 September 1979 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium
28 September 1979 Johnson City Freedom Hall Civic Center
29 September 1979 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
30 September 1979 Greenville Greenville Memorial Auditorium
2 October 1979 Knoxville Knoxville Civic Coliseum
3 October 1979 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
5 October 1979 Jacksonville Jacksonville Coliseum
6 October 1979 Birmingham Boutwell Memorial Auditorium
7 October 1979 Dothan Dothan Civic Center
8 October 1979 Atlanta Fox Theatre
10 October 1979 Columbia Carolina Coliseum
12 October 1979 Norfolk [[Norfolk Arena<ref/Marker />]]
13 October 1979 Wheeling Wheeling Civic Center
14 October 1979 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
16 October 1979 Towson Towson Center
17 October 1979 Buffalo Shea's Performing Arts Center
18 October 1979 Cleveland Public Auditorium
19 October 1979 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
20 October 1979 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena
21 October 1979 Columbus St. John Arena
Europe
26 October 1979 Newcastle England Mayfair Ballroom
27 October 1979 Glasgow Scotland The Apollo
28 October 1979
29 October 1979 Manchester England Manchester Apollo
30 October 1979
1 November 1979 London Hammersmith Odeon
2 November 1979
3 November 1979
4 November 1979
5 November 1979 Liverpool Liverpool Empire Theatre
6 November 1979
8 November 1979 Stafford Bingley Hall
9 November 1979 Leicester De Montfort Hall
11 November 1979 Brussels Belgium Forest National
12 November 1979 Amsterdam Netherlands Jaap Edenhal
13 November 1979 Cologne Germany Sartory-Saal
14 November 1979 Hanover Eilenriedehalle
16 November 1979 Essen Grugahalle
17 November 1979 Kürnach Kurnachtal-Halle
19 November 1979 Passau Niderbeiernhalle
20 November 1979 Offenbach Stadthalle
21 November 1979 Dortmund Westfalenhallen
22 November 1979 Bremen Stadthalle
23 November 1979 Hamburg Messehallen
24 November 1979 Munich Circus Krone Building
25 November 1979 Bern Switzerland Festhalle
27 November 1979 Regensburg Germany RT Halle
28 November 1979 Ravensburg Oberschwabenhalle
29 November 1979 Hof Freiheitshalle
30 November 1979 Uhingen Haldenberghalle
1 December 1979 Ludwigshafen Friedrich-Ebert-Halle
2 December 1979 Neunkirchen Hemmerleinhalle
3 December 1979 Berlin Eissportahalle
4 December 1979 Offenbach am Main Stadthalle Offenbach
6 December 1979 Metz France Metz Expo Hall
7 December 1979 Reims Palais Des Sports
8 December 1979 Lille Foire Commerciale
9 December 1979 Paris Pavillon de Paris (2 shows)
10 December 1979 Grenoble Parc Expo
11 December 1979 Lyon Palais des Sports
12 December 1979 Clermont-Ferrand Clermont-Ferrand Sports Hall
13 December 1979 Montpellier Palais Des Sports
14 December 1979 Nice Théâtre de verdure de Nice
15 December 1979
17 December 1979 London England Hammersmith Apollo
19 December 1979 Brighton Brighton Centre
20 December 1979 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
21 December 1979
Europe (second leg)
16 January 1980 Poitiers France Poitiers Arena
17 January 1980 Bordeaux Bordeaux Sports Palace
18 January 1980 Toulouse Muret – Gymnase du Lycée Pierre Aragon
19 January 1980 Lyon Palais des Sports de Gerland
20 January 1980 Rouen
21 January 1980 Nantes Stade de la Beaujoire
22 January 1980 Brest Parc de Penfeld
23 January 1980 Le Mans La Rotonde
25 January 1980 Newcastle England Mayfair Ballroom
27 January 1980 Southampton Mayflower Theatre (Bon Scott's last show ever)

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