Kiss Tour

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Kiss Tour
Promotional tour by Kiss
Location North America
Associated album Kiss
Start date March 22, 1974 (1974-03-22)
End date August 4, 1974 (1974-08-04)
Legs 1
No. of shows 73 (93 scheduled)
Kiss concert chronology

The Kiss Tour was Kiss' first album support tour. Sometimes known as the First Tour, it also encompasses several shows before and after the "official" dates. Kiss took most of August off from the tour to record their follow-up album, Hotter Than Hell.

Personnel[edit]

  • Paul Stanley – Lead vocals, background vocals, rhythm guitar and lead guitar
  • Ace Frehley – Lead guitar, rhythm guitar, background vocals and lead vocals
  • Gene Simmons – Bass, background vocals and lead vocals
  • Peter Criss – Drums, percussion, background vocals and lead vocals

Setlist[edit]

  1. "Deuce"
  2. "Strutter"
  3. "She"
  4. "Firehouse"
  5. "Nothin' to Lose"
  6. "Cold Gin"
  7. "Kissin' Time"
  8. "Let Me Know"
  9. "Acrobat" ("Love Theme from Kiss")
  10. Gene Simmons bass solo
  11. "100,000 Years" and Peter Criss drum solo
  12. "Black Diamond"
  13. "Baby Let Me Go" ("Let Me Go Rock 'N' Roll") [Encore]

Information[edit]

  • Acrobat is an extended Version of "Love Theme from Kiss"
  • Baby Let Me Go is the original Version of "Let Me Go Rock 'N' Roll"
  • Average attendance per night : 2 650.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
March 22, 1974 Devon United States Valley Forge Music Fair
March 23, 1974 New York City Academy of Music
March 24, 1974 Owings Mills Painter's Mill Music Theater
March 25, 1974 Washington, D.C. The Bayou
March 26, 1974 Winnipeg Canada Winnipeg Arena
March 29, 1974 Asbury Park United States Sunshine Inn
March 31, 1974 St. Louis Aviation Field
April 1, 1974 Cleveland Agora Ballroom
April 2, 1974 Toledo Agora Ballroom
April 3, 1974 Columbus Agora Theater
April 4, 1974 Warren Packard Music Hall
April 6, 1974 Fort Wayne National Guard Armory
April 8, 1974 Dekalb NIU Center Ballroom
April 12, 1974 Detroit Michigan Palace
April 13, 1974
April 14, 1974 Louisville Beggar's Banquet
April 15, 1974 Nashville Muther's Music Emporium
April 16, 1974
April 17, 1974 Memphis Lafayette's Music Hall
April 18, 1974
April 19, 1974 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
April 20, 1974 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
April 21, 1974 Charlotte Flash's
April 26, 1974 Toronto Canada Victory Burlesque Theatre
April 27, 1974 Passaic United States Capitol Theatre
April 28, 1974 Cambridge Cambridge Performance Center
April 29, 1974 Reading Watch Tower
May 1, 1974 Mansfield Mansfield State College
May 2, 1974 Comstock Park Thunder Chicken
May 3, 1974 St. Louis Ambassador Theatre
May 4, 1974 Atlanta Alexander Memorial Coliseum
May 6, 1974 Windsor Canada Embassy Theater
May 7, 1974 Mount Clemens United States Penthouse Ballroom
May 9, 1974 Parsippany The Joint in the Woods
May 11, 1974 Whitpain MCCC Gym
May 12, 1974 Wyandotte Yack Arena
May 13, 1974 Cleveland Agora Ballroom
May 14, 1974 Fraser Fraser Hockeyland Ice Arena
May 16, 1974 Winnipeg Canada Centennial Concert Hall
May 17, 1974 Edmonton Kinsmen Field House
May 18, 1974 Saskatoon Saskatoon Arena
May 19, 1974 Lethbridge Lethbridge Pavilion
May 20, 1974 Calgary Foothills Arena
May 23, 1974 Fresno United States Warnors Theatre
May 24, 1974 Portland Paramount Theatre
May 25, 1974 Seattle Paramount Theatre
May 26, 1974 Spokane JFK Memorial Pavilion
May 27, 1974 Lacey Capitol Pavilion
May 28, 1974 Vancouver Canada Garden Auditorium
May 30, 1974 San Diego United States San Diego Sports Arena
May 31, 1974 Long Beach Long Beach Auditorium
June 1, 1974 San Francisco Winterland Ballroom
June 3, 1974 Anchorage Sundowner Drive-In Theater
June 4, 1974 Fairbanks Baker Field House
June 6, 1974 Salt Lake City Terrace Ballroom
June 7, 1974 Boise Western Idaho Fairgrounds Grandstand
June 10, 1974 Minot All Seasons Arena
June 12, 1974 Flint IMA Auditorium
June 13, 1974 Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Ice Arena
June 14, 1974 Cleveland Allen Theatre
June 15, 1974 Toronto Canada Massey Hall
June 17, 1974 Asbury Park United States Sunshine Inn
June 19, 1974 Atlanta Alex Cooley's Electric Ballroom
June 20, 1974
June 21, 1974
June 22, 1974
June 23, 1974 Clarksville Ohio Valley Summer Jam 1974
June 25, 1974 Greenville Greenville Memorial Auditorium
June 26, 1974 Hampton Hampton Coliseum
June 27, 1974 Salem Salem Civic Center
June 28, 1974 Charlotte Park Center
June 29, 1974 Asheville Asheville Civic Center
June 30, 1974 Alexandria Alexandria Roller Rink
July 1, 1974 Clarkston Pine Knob Music Theatre
July 4, 1974 Knoxville Knoxville Summer Jam 1974
July 5, 1974 Hammond Parthenon Theater
July 6, 1974 Chattanooga Engel Stadium
July 7, 1974 Jackson Carl Perkins Civic Arena
July 8, 1974 Memphis Ellis Auditorium
July 11, 1974 West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Auditorium
July 12, 1974 Orlando Orlando Jai-Alai Fronton Arena
July 13, 1974 Tampa Curtis Hixon Hall
July 14, 1974 Birmingham Boutwell Memorial Auditorium
July 16, 1974 Baton Rouge Independence Hall
July 17, 1974 Atlanta Electric Ballroom
July 18, 1974
July 19, 1974 Fayetteville Cumberland County Memorial Arena
July 25, 1974 London Canada Centennial Hall
August 3, 1974 Indianapolis United States Indiana Convention Center
August 4, 1974 South Bend Morris Civic Auditorium

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