The Recovery Tour

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The Recovery Tour
Tour by Eminem
Associated album Recovery
Hell: The Sequel
Start date July 9, 2010
End date August 25, 2013
Legs 8
No. of shows 25
* 13 in Europe
* 5 in North America
* 1 in South America
* 3 in Australia
* 3 in Asia
Eminem concert chronology

The Recovery Tour was a series of European concerts by American rapper Eminem, in support of his 2010 album Recovery as well as his 2009 album Relapse. Instead of widely touring the album, Eminem took the tour to three European festivals, performing to over 200,000 people over three nights. In November 2010, Eminem headlined the F1 Rocks 2010 in São Paulo. In the following year, another eight shows on festivals in North America and Europe were announced. The tour was also extended to 3 stadium shows in Australia that took place in December 2011. They were his first Australian shows since 2001.


Eminem had widely before the release of Relapse stated that he would not tour the album, due to his daughter, Hailie, not liking him being away from home.[1] However, on 23 February 2010, it was announced that Eminem would return to the live stage by headlining three major European festivals - T in the Park 2010 in Scotland, Oxegen 2010 in Ireland and Openair Festival in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Eminem's website quoted him as saying:

"I’m excited to get back to Europe to rock some shows. The crowds there are always big, crazy and dedicated…it’s going to be great to feel that energy again." [2]

The official press release also revealed that Eminem would be joined by D12 on each of the dates. Another festival – the F1 Rocks 2010 – was added to the tour in fall of 2010.

Opening Acts[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
July 9, 2010 Frauenfeld Switzerland Open Air Festival
July 10, 2010 Balado Scotland T in the Park
July 11, 2010 County Kildare Ireland Oxegen
North America
September 25, 2010 Fresno United States Epicenter Festival
South America
November 5, 2010 São Paulo Brazil F1 Rocks
North America Leg #2
June 11, 2011 Manchester United States Bonnaroo Music Festival
July 29, 2011 Montreal Canada Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
August 5, 2011 Kansas City United States Kanrocksas Music Festival
August 6, 2011 Stockholm Ericsson Globe
Europe Leg #2
August 19, 2011 Hasselt Belgium Pukkelpop (canceled due to storm)
August 20, 2011 Staffordshire England V Festival
August 21, 2011 Chelmsford
August 24, 2011 Bangor Northern Ireland Tennent's Vital
December 1, 2011 Melbourne Australia Etihad Stadium
December 2, 2011 Sydney Sydney Football Stadium
December 4, 2011[3]
August 16, 2012 Osaka Japan Maishima Sports Island
August 17, 2012 Tokyo QVC Marine Field
Dr. Dre guest
August 19, 2012 Seoul South Korea Jamsil Olympic Stadium
Dr. Dre guest
Europe Leg #3
August 15, 2013 Hasselt (Kiewit) Belgium Pukkelpop Festival
August 17, 2013 Dublin Republic Of Ireland Slane Castle
August 20, 2013 Glasgow Scotland Glasgow Summer Sessions
August 22, 2013 Paris France Stade de France
August 24, 2013 Reading England Reading Festival
Dido performed "Stan"
August 25, 2013 Leeds Leeds Festival
Dido performed "Stan"



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