Oceanborn Europe Tour

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Oceanborn Europe Tour
Tour by Nightwish
NW 1999 promo.jpg
A tour promotional image, from Spinefarm Records
Associated album Oceanborn
Start date November 12, 1999
End date December 12, 1999
No. of shows 26
Nightwish concert chronology

Oceanborn Europe Tour was a concert tour by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish from November 12 to December 12, 1999. The tour is notable for featuring the band's first European concerts. Oceanborn Europe Tour followed a Finnish leg with 33 shows, the Summer of Wilderness. In this tour, Nightwish played beside German heavy metal band Rage, and Nightwish was occasionally supported by Finnish singer Tapio Wilska, singing in the songs "The Pharaoh Sails to Orion" and "Devil and the Deep Dark Ocean"; Tuomas Holopainen performed "Beauty and the Beast" and "Astral Romance" beside Nightwish's frontwoman, Tarja Turunen.

Personnel[edit]

Setlist[edit]

During the Summer of Wilderness tour, a typical setlist would consist of:

Encore:

  • "Beauty and the Beast"

During the Oceanborn Europe tour, a typical setlist would consist of:

  • "Passion and the Opera"
  • "Sacrament of Wilderness" or "Elvenpath"
  • "Gethsemane"
  • "Walking in the Air"
  • "Know Why the Nightingale Sings" or "Sacrament of Wilderness"
  • "The Pharaoh Sails to Orion" (featuring Tapio Wilska)
  • "Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean" (featuring Tapio Wilska)

Beginning in early December, "Stargazers" would be played following "Passion and the Opera", and "Sacrament of Wilderness" would be played between "Walking in the Air" and "Know Why the Nightingale Sings".

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe [5]
November 12, 1999 Markneukirchen Germany Schützenhaus
November 13, 1999 Katowice Poland Megaclub
November 14, 1999 Spremberg Germany MTS Club
November 15, 1999 Berlin Kesselhaus
November 16, 1999 Hamburg Markthalle Hamburg
November 18, 1999 Groningen Netherlands Vera Club
November 19, 1999 Osnabrück Germany Works
November 20, 1999 Vosselaar Belgium Biebob
November 21, 1999 Bochum Germany Zeche
November 22, 1999 Saarbrücken Garage
November 24, 1999 Barcelona Spain Mephisto
November 25, 1999 Madrid Macumba
November 26, 1999 Avilés Quattro
November 27, 1999 Bergara Sala Jam
November 28, 1999 Valencia Garage
November 30, 1999 Geneva Switzerland Undertown
December 1, 1999 Pratteln Z-7
December 2, 1999 Turin Italy Supermarket
December 3, 1999 Vienna Austria Planet Music
December 4, 1999 Kaufbeuren Germany Zeppenlinhalle
December 6, 1999 Offenbach am Main Hafenbahn
December 8, 1999 Braunschweig FBZ Club
December 9, 1999 Cologne Live Music Hall
December 10, 1999 Bad Salzungen Kellewerk
December 11, 1999 Freiberg Trivoli
December 12, 1999 Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Band- Members". Nightwish.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Band- Members". Nightwish.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Band- Members". Nightwish.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  4. ^ "Band- Members". Nightwish.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  5. ^ "Live: Past Shows (1999)". Nightwish's Official Website. Retrieved 2009-10-14.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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