Occupy Music Tour

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Occupy Music Tour
Tour by D'Angelo
Associated album None
Start date January 26, 2012
End date February 10, 2012
Legs 1
No. of shows 2 in Sweden
1 in Denmark
1 in France
2 in Netherlands
2 in United Kingdom
1 in Norway
1 in Switzerland
1 in Germany
11 total
D'Angelo concert chronology

The Occupy Music Tour was an 11-date only concert tour in Europe by American R&B/soul singer D'Angelo.[1] The tour both started and ended in Stockholm, Sweden at the Filadelfiakyrkan. It started on January 26, and ended with a final show on February 10.[2] The singer performed songs from his previous albums and premiered new songs which may appear on his highly anticipated up-coming 2012 album, James River.[3]

Background[edit]

In late October 2011, two concerts were scheduled for January 30 and 31, 2012 at club Paradiso in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tickets went on sale on November 5 and were sold out within 24 hours.[4]

In an interview with Pitchfork Media, drummer ?uestlove spoke on the new album and up-coming concerts; he stated:[5]

For the upcoming tour, he scheduled concerts in Europe from January 26 to early February in London, Paris, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Zurich.[6] The band includes Pino Palladino, Chris "Daddy" Dave, Kendra Foster, Jermaine Holmes, Ray Angry, Jesse Johnson of The Time and others. He performed 4 new songs: "Sugah Daddy", "Ain't That Easy", "Another Life" and "The Charade". According to people that visited the concert, the new songs were well received.

Opening acts[edit]

Setlist[edit]

  1. "Playa Playa"
  2. "Feel Like Makin' Love"
  3. "Ain't That Easy" (New)
  4. "Devil's Pie"
  5. "Chicken Grease"
  6. "The Line" (Intro)
  7. "The Root"
  8. "The Charade" (New)
  9. "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)"
  10. "Sh*t, Damn, Motherf*cker"
  11. "Medley: "Jonz in My Bonz"/"Spanish Joint"
    • "Me and Those Dreamin' Eyes of Mine"/"Crusin'"
    • "Higher"/"One Mo'Gin"/"Lady"
  12. "Untitled (How Does It Feel)"
  13. "Another Life" (New)
  14. "Sugah Daddy" (New)
  15. "Space Oddity"
  16. "Brown Sugar"

The Band (D'Angelo & The Testimony)[edit]

  • Vocals, Electric Piano, Guitar: D'Angelo
  • Keyboards: Ray Angry
  • Guitar I: Jesse Johnson
  • Guitar II: Isaiah Sharkey
  • Bass Guitar: Pino Palladino
  • Drums: Chris Dave
  • Percussion: Robert Lumzy
  • Background vocals: Jermaine Holmes, Kendra Foster, Charles Middleton

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe
January 26, 2012 Stockholm Sweden Filadelfiakyrkan
January 27, 2012 Copenhagen Denmark The Vega
January 29, 2012 Paris France Le Zenith
January 30, 2012 Amsterdam Netherlands Paradiso
February 2, 2012
February 3, 2012 London United Kingdom O2 Academy Brixton
February 4, 2012
February 6, 2012 Oslo Norway Sentrum Scene
February 7, 2012 Zurich Switzerland Palais X-Tra
February 9, 2012 Hamburg Germany Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
February 10, 2012 Stockholm Sweden Filadelfiakyrkan
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
January 31, 2012 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso Cancelled due to injury rescheduled to February 2, 2012.[8]

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