Occupy Music Tour
|Tour by D'Angelo|
|Start date||January 26, 2012|
|End date||February 10, 2012|
|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
|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. 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. 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.
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.
|“||The album is pretty much 97% done. He's just finishing his lyrics now. But I know he must turn this record in like three days before Christmas and that his first show is in Europe, and that he's going to do a whole bunch. They even named it the Occupy Music Tour.||”|
For the upcoming tour, he scheduled concerts in Europe from January 26 to early February in London, Paris, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Zurich. 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.
- "Playa Playa"
- "Feel Like Makin' Love"
- "Ain't That Easy" (New)
- "Devil's Pie"
- "Chicken Grease"
- "The Line" (Intro)
- "The Root"
- "The Charade" (New)
- "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)"
- "Sh*t, Damn, Motherf*cker"
- "Medley: "Jonz in My Bonz"/"Spanish Joint"
- "Me and Those Dreamin' Eyes of Mine"/"Crusin'"
- "Higher"/"One Mo'Gin"/"Lady"
- "Untitled (How Does It Feel)"
- "Another Life" (New)
- "Sugah Daddy" (New)
- "Space Oddity"
- "Brown Sugar"
The Band (D'Angelo & The Testimony)
- 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
|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.|
- D'Angelo Returns With Comeback European tour.ballerstatus.com
- Extrakonsert Med D'Angelo I Stockholm.expressen.se
- D'Angleo Performs New Song at Stockholm Concert.blogs.villagvoice.com
- TicketMaster: D'Angelo Concert Tickets On Sale
- ?uestlove Talks Michele Bachmann Fiasco, New D'Angelo Album.pitchfork.com
- D'Angelo confirms 2012 European Tour.okayplayer.com
- D'Angelo at Le Zenith in Paris
- D'Angelo Falls Off Stage, Before Concert Begins.Retrieved February 3, 2012