Hit n Run Tour (2000)
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|North American tour by Prince|
|Start date||November 7, 2000|
|End date||May 6, 2001|
|No. of shows||33|
|Prince concert chronology|
The Hit + Run Tour was an American tour by Prince. It was the first tour performed by Prince since re-claiming his birth name. After a fairly stable line up for the past 2 years, he was now backed by a very different form of The New Power Generation.
- Prince: Guitar and Lead Vocals
- Mike Scott: Rhythm Guitar
- Rhonda Smith: Bass and Vocals
- Mr. Hayes: Keyboards
- Kip Blackshire: Keyboards and Vocals
- John Blackwell: Drums
- Najee: Saxophone, Flute
- Geneva: Backup Singer and Dancer
Prince added a group of sisters, Mikele, Malikah, Niyoki, and Tia White, collectively known as Milenia before the start of the second leg. John Blackwell replaced Kirk Johnson on drums.
- Opening Act: The Fonky Bald Heads
Kirk KAJ Johnson (Drums), David Schwartz DVS (Lead Vocals), Kip Blackshire (Lead Vocals), Mike Scott (Guitar), Kevin KATO Walker (Bass), Michael FISH Herring (Guitar), Dustin DJ Dudley D Meyer (Prince's tour DJ). Every night Prince would come out and sing the chorus on the song Passing Your Name.
Typical set list
- "The Work" (added in 2001)
- "Little Red Corvette"
- "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
- "Sexy Dancer"
- "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker/4"
- "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man"
- "Do Me, Baby"
- "Diamonds and Pearls"
- "The Beautiful Ones"
- "Nothing Compares 2 U"
- "Let's Go Crazy"
- "Take Me with U"/"Raspberry Beret" Medley
- "Darling Nikki"
- "When Doves Cry"/Computer Blue
- "Father's Song"
- "God" (Instrumental)
- "Purple Rain"
|November 7, 2000||Worcester||United States||Worcester Palladium|
|November 9, 2000||Richmond||Landmark Theater|
|November 10, 2000||Fairfax||Patriot Center|
|November 11, 2000||Philadelphia||Academy of Music|
|November 12, 2000||Cleveland||CSU Convocation Center|
|November 14, 2000||Detroit||State Theatre|
|November 16, 2000||Chicago||Riviera Theatre|
|November 18, 2000||Milwaukee||Milwaukee Auditorium|
|November 19, 2000||Grand Rapids||Van Andel Arena|
|November 20, 2000||Cincinnati||Music Hall|
|November 22, 2000||Atlanta||The Tabernacle|
|November 24, 2000||Memphis||Pyramid Arena|
|November 25, 2000||Nashville||Nashville Municipal Auditorium|
|November 26, 2000||Charlotte||Independence Arena|
|November 28, 2000||St. Louis||Savvis Center|
|November 30, 2000||Houston||Hofheinz Pavilion|
|December 1, 2000||Dallas||Convention Center Arena|
|December 3, 2000||San Francisco||Ruby Skye|
|December 8, 2000||San Jose||Event Center Arena|
|December 9, 2000||Paradise||Aladdin Resort and Casino|
|April 14, 2001||Atlanta||United States||Atlanta Civic Center|
|April 15, 2001|
|April 17, 2001||Norfolk||Norva Theatre|
|April 18, 2001||Baltimore||Lyric Opera House|
|April 19, 2001||Wilkes-Barre||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|April 21, 2001||North Little Rock||Alltel Arena|
|April 22, 2001||Kansas City||Kansas City Auditorium Arena|
|April 24, 2001||Denver||DU – (Ritchie Center) Magness Arena|
|April 25, 2001||West Valley City||The "E" Center Sprint PCS Theatre|
|April 27, 2001||San Diego||Cox Arena|
|April 28, 2001||Oakland||The Arena in Oakland|
|May 4, 2001||Los Angeles||Hollywood Palladium|
|May 6, 2001||Sacramento||Memorial Auditorium|
- "Ontour". Dawnation. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
- "Prince News and Pictures / Prince Concerts 1995 - 2008". Princefams.com. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
- "Hit N Run Tour". Prince Vault. Retrieved 2012-03-24.