The Breakthrough Experience Tour

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The Breakthrough Experience Tour
Tour by Mary J. Blige
Associated album The Breakthrough
Start date July 14, 2006
End date September 10, 2006
Legs 1
No. of shows 35 in North America
35 in total
Mary J. Blige concert chronology

The Breakthrough Experience was a concert tour by American recording artist Mary J. Blige in 2006, the tour supports her multi-platinum album, The Breakthrough.[1] Blige performed four initial dates which kicked off on June 24, in Chicago, Illinois at the Bridgeview Stadium. The official trek started on July 14, in St. Louis, Missouri to September 10, in Mountain View, California, visiting over 30 cities across North America.[2]

Opening acts[edit]

Set list[edit]

  1. "Breakthrough (Intro)" (contains elements of "Black Ice Poem")
  2. "MJB Da MVP"
  3. Medley: "Real Love" / "Reminisce"
  4. "Enough Cryin"
  5. "About You"
  6. Medley: "Be Happy" / "You Bring Me Joy" / "Mary Jane (All Night Long)"
  7. "Baggage"
  8. "Good Woman Down"
  9. "Can't Hide From Luv" (with Band Introduction)
  10. "Take Me As I Am"
  11. "Everything"
  12. "Share My World" (Reprise)
  13. "My Life '06"
  14. "Alone" (featuring Dave Young) 1
  15. "Seven Days"
  16. "I'm Going Down"
  17. "Father In You" (contains elements of "Black Ice Poem")
  18. "I Found My Everything"
  19. "No More Drama"
  20. "One"
  21. "Be Without You"
  22. "MJB Da MVP" (Reprise)
Encore
  1. "Touch It" (Remix)
  2. "Family Affair"

Additional note[edit]

  • After every performance of "Alone", Dave Young performs a solo.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America[4]
July 14, 2006 Maryland Heights United States UMB Bank Pavilion
July 15, 2006 Indianapolis Conseco Fieldhouse
July 16, 2006 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 19, 2006 Uncasville Mohegan Sun Arena
July 21, 2006 New York City Madison Square Garden
July 23, 2006 Camden Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
July 26, 2006 Burgettstown Post-Gazette Pavilion
July 27, 2006 Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center
July 29, 2006 Cleveland Plain Dealer Pavilion
July 30, 2006 Bristow Nissan Pavilion August 1, 2006 Private Boston Bank of America Pavilion Cadillac VIP Club (2004 bank merger name change to: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion VIP Club) August 4, 2006 Atlantic City Borgata Events Center
August 5, 2006 Raleigh Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
August 6, 2006 Virginia Beach Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
August 9, 2006 Selma Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
August 11, 2006 Dallas Smirnoff Music Centre
August 12, 2006 Memphis FedExForum
August 13, 2006 Kansas City Starlight Theatre
August 18, 2006 Columbus Germain Amphitheater
August 19, 2006 Chicago Charter One Pavilion
August 20, 2006 Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 22, 2006 Toronto Canada Molson Amphitheatre
August 25, 2006 Sunrise United States BankAtlantic Center
August 26, 2006 Tampa Ford Amphitheatre
August 27, 2006 Atlanta HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
September 1, 2006 Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
September 2, 2006 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
September 3, 2006 Los Angeles Gibson Amphitheatre
September 6, 2006 Phoenix Cricket Pavilion
September 8, 2006 Concord Sleep Train Pavilion
September 9, 2006 Reno Reno Events Center
September 10, 2006 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre

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