Kill to Get Crimson Tour

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Kill to Get Crimson Tour
World tour by Mark Knopfler
Kill to Get Crimson Tour Poster.jpg
Location Europe,
North America
Associated album Kill to Get Crimson
Start date 29 March 2008 (2008-03-29)
End date 31 July 2008 (2008-07-31)
Legs 2
No. of shows 94
Mark Knopfler concert chronology

The Kill to Get Crimson Tour was a 2008 concert tour by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, promoting the release of his album Kill to Get Crimson. The tour consisted of two legs: Europe and North America. The tour started on 29 March 2008 in Amsterdam, and included 94 concerts in 88 cities, ending on 31 July 2008 in Miami Beach, Florida. The tour included a six-night run at the Royal Albert Hall in London, with Bap Kennedy as the supporting act. Jesca Hoop was the opening act for the North America leg of the tour.[1]

The tour lineup included Mark Knopfler (guitars, vocals), Richard Bennett (guitars), Danny Cummings (drums), Guy Fletcher (keyboards), Matt Rollings (keyboards), Glenn Worf (bass), and John McCusker (fiddle, cittern).[1]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue Setlist
Europe[1]
29 March 2008 Amsterdam Netherlands Heineken Music Hall 1
30 March 2008 2
31 March 2008 Rotterdam Ahoy 1
2 April 2008 Barcelona Spain Palau St Jordi
3 April 2008 Madrid Palacio de Deportes
4 April 2008 Lisbon Portugal Campo Pequeno
5 April 2008 Atarfe Spain Coliseo Atarfe
7 April 2008 Toulouse France Zenith
8 April 2008 Nantes Zenith 3
9 April 2008 Paris Bercy 1
10 April 2008 Strasbourg Zenith 4
11 April 2008 Mannheim Germany SAP Arena 1
12 April 2008 Erfurt Messehalle
14 April 2008 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
15 April 2008 Milan Italy Datchforum 5
16 April 2008 Mantua Palabam 6
17 April 2008 Bolzano Palaonda
19 April 2008 Copenhagen Denmark Forum 5
20 April 2008 Oslo Norway Spektrum 1
21 April 2008 Bergen Vestlandshallen 6
22 April 2008 Karlstad Denmark Löfbergs Lila
23 April 2008 Stockholm Sweden Hovet 5
25 April 2008 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Arena
26 April 2008 Saint Petersburg Russia Ice Palace 6
27 April 2008 Moscow Olimpiski
2 May 2008 Warsaw Poland Torwar 5
3 May 2008 Berlin Germany Velodrom
4 May 2008 Frankfurt Festhalle
5 May 2008 Hamburg Color Line Arena
6 May 2008 Leipzig Leipzig Arana
7 May 2008 Stuttgart Schleyerhalle
9 May 2008 Hanover Tui Arena
10 May 2008 Oberhausen Oberhausen Arena
11 May 2008 Prague Czech Republic T-Mobile Arena 6
12 May 2008 Budapest Hungary Budapest Arena 5
13 May 2008 Vienna Austria Stadthalle
14 May 2008 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
16 May 2008 Birmingham England NEC
17 May 2008 Manchester MEN Arena
18 May 2008 Edinburgh Scotland Playhouse 7
19 May 2008 Dublin Ireland RDS 5
20 May 2008 Belfast Northern Ireland Odyssey
21 May 2008 Newcastle England City Hall 7
22 May 2008 Cardiff CIA 5
24 May 2008 Brighton Brighton Centre
25 May 2008 London Royal Albert Hall
26 May 2008 8
27 May 2008 9
28 May 2008 8
29 May 2008
30 May 2008 5
1 June 2008 Sønderborg Denmark Augustenborg Castle 10
2 June 2008 Cologne Germany Arena 5
3 June 2008 Brussels Belgium Forest National
4 June 2008 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal 10
6 June 2008 Rome Italy Palalottomatica
7 June 2008 Pesaro BPA Palace
8 June 2008 Udine Villa Manin, Codroipo
9 June 2008 Zagreb Croatia Dom Sportova
10 June 2008 Belgrade Serbia Arena 11
11 June 2008 Sofia Bulgaria Culture Palace
13 June 2008 Istanbul Turkey Kuruçesme Park 10
15 June 2008 Athens Greece Lycabetus Theatre
North America[1]
24 June 2008 Morrison United States Red Rocks Amphitheater 12
25 June 2008 Salt Lake City Abravanel Hall
26 June 2008 Las Vegas The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel 13
27 June 2008 Los Angeles The Greek Theatre 14
28 June 2008 Berkeley Greek Theater
29 June 2008 Jacksonville Britt Pavilion 15
1 July 2008 Portland Arlene Schnitzer Hall
2 July 2008 Woodinville
3 July 2008 Vancouver Canada Orpheum Theatre
4 July 2008 Kelowna Prospera Place 15
5 July 2008 Calgary Jack Singer Concert Hall
7 July 2008 Edmonton Jubilee Auditorium
8 July 2008 Saskatoon Sid Buckwold Theatre
9 July 2008 Regina Conexus Centre of the Arts
11 July 2008 Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall
12 July 2008 Minneapolis United States Orpheum Theatre 13
13 July 2008 Chicago Chicago Theater
15 July 2008 Nashville Ryman Theatre
16 July 2008 Kettering Fraze Pavilion 14
17 July 2008 Toronto Canada Molson Amphitheater 13
18 July 2008 Ottawa National Arts Centre
19 July 2008 Boston United States Bank of America Pavilion 14
20 July 2008 Syracuse Landmark Theatre 13
22 July 2008 Vienna The Filene Center
23 July 2008 New York City The Filene Center 13
25 July 2008 Newark Performing Arts Center 14
26 July 2008 Philadelphia Mann Center
27 July 2008 Charlotte Ovens Auditorium 13
29 July 2008 Atlanta Chastain Park Amphitheatre
30 July 2008 Clearwater Ruth Eckerd Hall
31 July 2008 Miami Beach Jackie Gleason Theater 13

Setlists[edit]

  • Setlist 1: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Daddy's Gone to Knoxville, Postcards from Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 2: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Daddy's Gone to Knoxville, Devil Baby, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 3: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Done With Bonaparte, Postcards from Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 4: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Daddy's Gone to Knoxville, Postcards form Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 5: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Postcards from Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 6: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Postcards from Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 7: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Secondary Waltz, Postcards from Paraguay, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 8: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Picture of You and Donnegan's Gone (both with guest Joe Brown), Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 9: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Secondary Waltz, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 10: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 11: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 12: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Song for Sonny Liston, Done With Bonaparte, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 13: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Song for Sonny Liston, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 14: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Song for Sonny Liston, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home
  • Setlist 15: Cannibals, Why Aye Man, What It Is, Sailing to Philadelphia, True Love Will Never Fade, The Fish and the Bird, Hill Farmer's Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing, Marbletown, Speedway at Nazareth, Telegraph Road, Brothers in Arms, Our Shangri-La, So Far Away, Going Home[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Kill to Get Crimson Tour 2008". Mark Knopfler News. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 

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