The Union Tour

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The Union Tour
Tour by Elton John & Leon Russell
Associated albumThe Union
Start date19 October 2010
End date21 November 2010
Legs1
No. of shows13 in Total

In October 2010, Elton John embarked on a short tour of the United States with Leon Russell to promote their new album The Union.[1] The pair also made an appearance on the BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms in London, England.[2] They also appeared at T-Bone Burnett's Speaking Clock Revue. Their performance of "Monkey Suit" is included on T Bone Burnett Presents: The Speaking Clock Revue which was released in late 2011.[3]

Tour dates[edit]

[4]

Date City Country Venue
19 October 2010 New York City United States Beacon Theatre
28 October 2010[5] London England BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms
3 November 2010 Los Angeles United States Hollywood Palladium
5 November 2010 Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena
6 November 2010 Phoenix US Airways Center
8 November 2010 Hidalgo State Farm Arena
10 November 2010 Lafayette Cajundome
12 November 2010 Tulsa BOK Center
13 November 2010 Fort Worth Fort Worth Convention Center
16 November 2010 Asheville Asheville Civic Center
19 November 2010 Chattanooga McKenzie Arena
20 November 2010 Daytona Beach Ocean Center
21 November 2010 Lakeland Lakeland Center

Setlists[edit]

Standard The Union Tour setlist

Leon Russell & Band

  1. Tight Rope
  2. Out in the Woods
  3. Prince of Peace
  4. A Song for You
  5. Delta Lady
  6. Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
  7. Stranger in a Strange Land
    Elton John & Band
  8. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting
  9. Philadelphia Freedom
  10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  11. Rocket Man
  12. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  13. Bennie and the Jets
  14. I'm Still Standing
    Elton John & Band with Leon Russell
  15. If It Wasn't for Bad
  16. Hey Ahab
  17. Gone to Shiloh
  18. Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
  19. There's No Tomorrow
  20. Monkey Suit
  21. The Best Part of the Day
  22. A Dream Come True
  23. When Love Is Dying
  24. Hearts Have Turned to Stone
  25. Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)
  26. In the Hands of Angels
    Elton John & Band
  1. Burn Down the Mission
  2. Levon
  3. Tiny Dancer
  4. Ballad of a Well-Known Gun
  5. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  6. Take Me to the Pilot
  7. Sad Songs Say So Much
  8. The Bitch Is Back
  9. Your Song
BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms setlist

Elton John & Band

  1. Burn Down the Mission
  2. Levon
  3. Tiny Dancer
  4. Ballad of a Well Known Gun
    Elton John & Band with Plan B
  5. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
    Leon Russell & Band
  6. Delta Lady
  7. A Song for You
    Leon Russell & Band with Rumer
  8. Masquerade
    Elton John & Band with Leon Russell
  9. If It Wasn't for Bad
  10. Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes
  11. Hey Ahab
  12. Gone to Shiloh
  13. Jimmy Rogers' Dream
  14. There's No Tomorrow
  15. Monkey Suit
  16. The Best Part of the Day
  17. A Dream Come True
  18. I Should Have Sent Roses
  19. When Love Is Dying
  20. Hearts Have Turned to Stone
  21. Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)
    Leon Russell & Band
  22. In the Hands of Angels
  23. Tightrope
  24. Prince of Peace/Out in the Woods
  25. Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
  26. Strangers in a Strange Land
    Elton John & Band
  27. Your Song
  28. Take Me to the Pilot
  29. Sad Songs (Say So Much)
  30. The Bitch Is Back
    Encore
  31. Hey Ahab

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-24. Retrieved 2011-09-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com, Retrieved 2 September 2011
  2. ^ [1] bbc.co.uk, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  3. ^ [2] eltonjohn.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  4. ^ [3] musicnewsnet.com, Retrieved 23 September 2011
  5. ^ [4] bbc.co.uk, Retrieved 23 September 2011

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