Never Ending Tour 2018

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Never Ending Tour 2018
Tour by Bob Dylan
LocationEurope, Asia, Oceania, North America
Start dateMarch 22, 2018
End dateDecember 3, 2018
Legs3
No. of shows26 in Europe
5 in Asia
11 in Oceania
42 in North America
84 in Total
Bob Dylan concert chronology

The Never Ending Tour is the popular name for Bob Dylan's endless touring schedule since June 7, 1988.[1][2][3]

Background[edit]

Six concerts taking place in Italy were announced by ticketone.it on November 7, 2017. Further concerts in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic were released over the following week.[4]

On March 15 it was announced by Billboard that Dylan and his band would be headlining the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan.[5] Almost two months later further dates in Asia were announced along with a tour of Australia and New Zealand.[6] On August 3 a final show in Sydney was scheduled to take place at the Enmore Theatre, his first performance at the venue.[7]

On May 25 a single concert was announced at Thackerville's WinStar World Casion Global Event Center[8] and on August 3 a further four concerts were added to Dylan's Fall touring schedule.[9] A further twenty-three concerts were announced on August 6.[10][11]

Set list[edit]

This set list is representative of the performance on April 16, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. It does not represent the set list at all concerts for the duration of the tour.

  1. "Things Have Changed"
  2. "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"
  3. "Highway 61 Revisited"
  4. "Simple Twist of Fate"
  5. "Duquesne Whistle"
  6. "Melancholy Mood"
  7. "Honest With Me"
  8. "Tryin' to Get to Heaven"
  9. "Come Rain or Come Shine"
  10. "Pay in Blood"
  11. "Tangled Up in Blue"
  12. "Early Roman Kings"
  13. "Desolation Row"
  14. "Love Sick"
  15. "Autumn Leaves"
  16. "Thunder on the Mountain"
  17. "Soon after Midnight"
  18. "Long and Wasted Years"
Encore
  1. "Blowin' in the Wind"
  2. "Ballad of a Thin Man"

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue Attendance Box Office
Europe
March 22, 2018 Lisbon Portugal Altice Arena
March 24, 2018 Salamanca Spain Pabellón Multiusos Sánchez Paraíso
March 26, 2018 Madrid Sala Sinfónica
March 27, 2018
March 28, 2018
March 30, 2018 Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu
March 31, 2018
April 3, 2018 Rome Italy Auditorium Parco della Musica
April 4, 2018
April 5, 2018
April 7, 2018 Florence Nelson Mandela Forum
April 8, 2018 Mantua PalaBam
April 9, 2018 Milan Teatro degli Arcimboldi
April 11, 2018 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion 5,685 / 5,685 $720,269
April 12, 2018 Neu-Ulm Germany Ratiopharm Arena
April 13, 2018 Salzburg Austria Salzburgarena
April 15, 2018 Brno Czech Republic Hala Vodova
April 16, 2018 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
April 18, 2018 Leipzig Germany Arena Leipzig
April 19, 2018 Krefeld König Palast
April 21, 2018 Bielefeld Seidensticker Halle
April 22, 2018 Nuremberg Frankenhalle
April 23, 2018 Baden-Baden Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
April 25, 2018 Genoa Italy RDS Stadium
April 26, 2018 Lido di Jesolo Pala Arrex
April 27, 2018 Verona Verona Arena
Asia
July 27, 2018 Seoul South Korea Olympic Gymnastics Arena
July 29, 2018[a] Yuzawa Japan Naeba Ski Resort
August 2, 2018 Taipei Taiwan Taipei International Convention Center
August 4, 2018 Wan Chai Hong Kong HKCEC Hall 5BC
August 6, 2018 Dover Singapore Star Theatre
Oceania
August 8, 2018 Perth Australia Perth Arena 5,176 / 5,376 $587,136
August 11, 2018[b] Adelaide Bonython Park
August 13, 2018 Melbourne Margaret Court Arena
August 14, 2018
August 18, 2018 Sydney ICC Sydney Theatre
August 19, 2018 Enmore Theatre
August 20, 2018 Wollongong WIN Entertainment Centre
August 22, 2018 Newcastle Newcastle Entertainment Centre
August 24, 2018 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
August 26, 2018 Auckland New Zealand Spark Arena
August 28, 2018 Christchurch Horncastle Arena
North America
October 4, 2018 Phoenix United States Comerica Theatre
October 5, 2018 Tucson Tucson Music Hall
October 7, 2018 Albuquerque Kiva Auditorium
October 9, 2018 Midland Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
October 10, 2018 Irving Toyota Music Factory
October 12, 2018 Tulsa River Spirit Casino
October 13, 2018 Thackerville Global Event Center
October 14, 2018 Sugar Land Smart Financial Centre
October 16, 2018 Lafayette Heymann Performing Arts Center
October 17, 2018 Mobile Saenger Theatre
October 19, 2018 St. Augustine St. Augustine Amphitheatre
October 20, 2018 Clearwater Ruth Eckerd Hall
October 21, 2018 Sarasota Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
October 23, 2018 Fort Myers Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
October 24, 2018 Fort Lauderdale Au-Rene Theater
October 26, 2018 Orlando Walt Disney Theater
October 27, 2018 Macon Macon City Auditorium
October 28, 2018 Chattanooga Tivoli Theatre
October 30, 2018 Huntsville Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
October 31, 2018 Knoxville Tennessee Theatre
November 2, 2018 Asheville Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
November 3, 2018 Durham Durham Performing Arts Center 2,688 / 2,704 $244,267
November 4, 2018 North Charleston North Charleston Performing Arts Center
November 6, 2018 Savannah Johnny Mercer Theater
November 7, 2018 Augusta The Bell Auditorium
November 9, 2018 Charlotte Ovens Auditorium
November 10, 2018 Roanoke Berglund Performing Arts Theatre
November 11, 2018 Richmond EKU Center for the Arts
November 13, 2018 Youngstown Covelli Centre
November 14, 2018 Rochester Auditorium Theatre
November 15, 2018 Utica Stanley Theater
November 17, 2018 Atlantic City Etess Arena
November 18, 2018 Springfield Symphony Hall
November 20, 2018 Waterbury Palace Theatre
November 23, 2018 New York City Beacon Theatre
November 24, 2018
November 26, 2018
November 27, 2018
November 29, 2018
November 30, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 3, 2018 Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House
TOTAL 13,549 / 13,765
(98%)
$1,551,672

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The July 29, 2018 concert in Yuzawa is part of Fuji Rock Festival.[12]
  2. ^ The August 11, 2018 concert in Adelaide was originally scheduled to take place at the Adelaide Botanic Park however was moved to Bonython Park due to Production Logistics.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob Dylan begins his 'never-ending' tour". The Guardian. June 12, 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Evolution of Bob Dylan: The Never Ending Tour Begins". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "Bob Dylan's Never-Ending Tour Keeps on Trucking". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Bob Dylan to Perform in Salamanca, Madrid and Barcelona in March 2018". Turkey Telegraph. December 12, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "Bob Dylan Added to Japan's Fuji Rock Festival Lineup". Billboard. March 15, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "Bob Dylan set to return to Australia in August". News AU. May 14, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  7. ^ "Bob Dylan To Play Sydney's Historic Enmore Theatre". The Music. August 2, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Norman's Jazz In June celebrating 35 years, Bob Dylan traveling to WinStar World Casino, Tower Theatre welcoming Mavericks, more". News OK. May 25, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  9. ^ "Bob Dylan to play Durham this fall". News Observer. August 3, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "Bob Dylan announces U.S. Fall Tour". Ultimate Classic Rock. August 6, 2018. Retrieved August 6, 2018.
  11. ^ "Bob Dylan Sets First 2018 U.S. Tour Dates". Rolling Stone. August 6, 2018. Retrieved August 6, 2018.
  12. ^ "Bob Dylan Added to Japan's Fuji Rock Festival Lineup". Billboard. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Bob Dylan Concert Relocated". Department for Environment and Water. Retrieved 11 August 2018.

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