These Days Tour

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These Days Tour
Tour by Bon Jovi
Start date April 26, 1995
End date July 19, 1996
Legs 6
No. of shows 55 in Europe
45 in North America
7 in Oceania
3 in Africa
7 in South America
16 in Asia
133 in total
Bon Jovi concert chronology

These Days Tour was Bon Jovi's concert tour during 1995-96. Van Halen opened for Bon Jovi on twenty of the European dates during the second leg promoting their album Balance. The last of the three Wembley Stadium gigs was filmed for the DVD Live From London. The band played 131 shows in 35 different countries all across the world.[1]

Personnel[edit]

  • Jon Bon Jovi - lead vocals, guitar, maracas for Keep the Faith, tambourine for Hey God
  • Richie Sambora - lead guitar, backing vocals, talkbox
  • Hugh McDonald - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Tico Torres - drums, percussion, lead vocals for Crazy
  • David Bryan - keyboards, backing vocals, tambourine for Something To Believe In

Set list[edit]

The set list varied on a nightly basis on this tour, but usually featured several songs from the These Days album, such as "Hey God", "Something for the Pain", and "This Ain't a Love Song". It also included many of their hits from the 1980s such as "Livin' on a Prayer", "You Give Love a Bad Name", and "Bad Medicine".

  1. "Livin' on a Prayer"
  2. "Rockin' in the Free World"
  3. "Hey God"
  4. "Always"
  5. "You Give Love a Bad Name"
  6. "Keep the Faith"
  7. "Bed of Roses"
  8. "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night"
  9. "Something for the Pain"
  10. "Damned"
  11. "Blaze of Glory" (cover)
  12. "Runaway"
  13. "Lay Your Hands on Me"
  14. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" (with snippets of "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone")
  15. "Bad Medicine" / "Shout"
Encore
  1. "Always"
  2. "These Days"
  3. "With a Little Help from My Friends"
Encore 2
  1. "Wanted Dead or Alive"
  2. "This Ain't a Love Song"

Tour dates[edit]

Date Venue City Country
Asia (Billed as a "Crossroads To The East Tour")
April 26, 1995 Andheri Sports Complex Mumbai India
April 28, 1995 Zhongshan Soccer Stadium Taipei Taiwan
April 30, 1995 Araneta Coliseum Manila Philippines
May 2, 1995 Thai Army Stadium Bangkok Thailand
May 4, 1995 Stadium Negara Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
May 6, 1995 Taman Impian Jaya Ancol Jakarta Indonesia
May 8, 1995 National Stadium Kallang Singapore
May 10, 1995 Jamsil Olympic Stadium Seoul South Korea
May 13, 1995 Fukuoka Dome Fukuoka Japan
May 16, 1995 Hankyu Nishinomiya Sutajiamu Osaka Japan
May 19, 1995 Tokyo Dome Tokyo Japan
Europe
May 23, 1995 Milano Arena Concerti Parco Di Aquatica Milan Italy
May 26, 1995 Weserstadion Bremen Germany
May 27, 1995 Weserstadion Bremen Germany
May 28, 1995 Goffert Park Nijmegen Netherlands
May 30, 1995 Georg-Melches-Stadion Essen Germany
June 1, 1995 Sportsforumpark Chemnitz Germany
June 3, 1995 Olympiastadion
Rock Im Park '95
Munich Germany
June 4, 1995 Nürburgring
Rock Am Ring '95
Nürburg Germany
June 6, 1995 Waldbühne Berlin Germany
June 7, 1995 Waldbühne Berlin Germany
June 10, 1995 St. Jakob Stadium Basel Switzerland
June 11, 1995 Österreichring Spielberg Austria
June 13, 1995 Estadi Olímpic De Montjuïc Barcelona Spain
June 15, 1995 Estádio José Alvalade Lisbon Portugal
June 17, 1995 Werchter Open Air Park Werchter Belgium
June 18, 1995 Flughafen Lahr
Airport Rock '95
Lahr Germany
June 21, 1995 Cardiff Arms Park Cardiff Wales
June 23, 1995 Wembley Stadium London England
June 24, 1995 Wembley Stadium London England
June 25, 1995 Wembley Stadium London England
June 27, 1995 Gateshead International Stadium Gateshead England
June 28, 1995 Don Valley Stadium Sheffield England
June 30, 1995 Hippodrome De Longchamp
Supporting The Rolling Stones
Paris France
July 1, 1995 Hippodrome De Longchamp
Supporting The Rolling Stones
Paris France
July 2, 1995 Royal Dublin Society Arena Dublin Ireland
July 4, 1995 Sjöhistoriska Museet Stockholm Sweden
July 6, 1995 Stadion Feijenoord Rotterdam Netherlands
July 7, 1995 Dyrskuepladsen
Midtfyns '95
Odense Denmark
July 8, 1995 Ruissalo
Ruisrock '95
Turku Finland
North America
July 21, 1995 Jones Beach Amphitheatre Wantagh, NY United States
July 22, 1995 Jones Beach Amphitheatre Wantagh, NY United States
July 23, 1995 Jones Beach Amphitheatre Wantagh, NY United States
July 25, 1995 Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Centre At The Waterfront Camden, NJ United States
July 27, 1995 Coca-Cola Star Lake Amphitheatre Pittsburgh, PA United States
July 30, 1995 Great Woods Center For The Performing Arts Mansfield, MA United States
August 1, 1995 Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY United States
August 2, 1995 Montreal Forum Montreal, QC Canada
August 3, 1995 Montreal Forum Montreal, QC Canada
August 4, 1995 Centennial Field Toronto, ON Canada
August 5, 1995 Sports Complex Niagara Falls, ON Canada
August 7, 1995 Garrison Grounds At Citadel Hill Halifax, NS Canada
August 9, 1995 Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD United States
August 11, 1995 Marcus Amphitheatre At Henry Maier Festival Park Milwaukee, WI United States
August 12, 1995 New World Music Theatre Tinley Park, IL United States
August 15, 1995 Sandstone Amphitheater Bonner Springs, KS United States
August 16, 1995 Target Center Minneapolis, MN United States
August 18, 1995 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO United States
August 20, 1995 Wolf Mountain Amphitheatre Park City, UT United States
August 23, 1995 Riverport Amphitheatre Maryland Heights, MO United States
August 24, 1995 Deer Creek Music Center Noblesville,IN United States
August 26, 1995 Pine Knob Music Theatre Clarkston, MI United States
August 27, 1995 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH United States
August 29, 1995 Montage Mountain Performing Arts Center Scranton, PA United States
August 30, 1995 Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, OH United States
September 3, 1995 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Toronto, ON Canada
September 9, 1995 Miami Arena Miami, FL United States
September 10, 1995 USF Sun Dome Tampa, FL United States
September 12, 1995 UTC Arena Chattanooga, TN United States
September 13, 1995 UTC Arena Chattanooga, TN United States
September 15, 1995 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh, NC United States
September 16, 1995 Coca-Cola Lakewood Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA United States
September 19, 1995 Blockbuster Entertainment Center Charlotte, NC United States
September 20, 1995 Starwood Amphitheatre Nashville, TN United States
September 23, 1995 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion The Woodlands, TX United States
September 24, 1995 Starplex Amphitheater Dallas, TX United States
September 26, 1995 Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion Phoenix, AZ United States
September 29, 1995 Great Western Forum Inglewood, CA United States
September 30, 1995 Concord Pavilion Concord, CA United States
October 1, 1995 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA United States
October 3, 1995 General Motors Place Vancouver, BC Canada
October 4, 1995 Northlands Coliseum Edmonton, AB Canada
October 5, 1995 Edmonton Coliseum Edmonton, AB Canada
October 7, 1995 Winnipeg Arena Winnipeg, MB Canada
October 22, 1995 Palacio De Los Deportes Mexico City Mexico
South America
October 24, 1995 Estadio Independencia De La Rinconada Caracas Venezuela
October 26, 1995 Praça Da Apoteose Rio de Janeiro Brazil
October 27, 1995 Pista de Atletismo Ibirapuera São Paulo Brazil
October 28, 1995 Pedreira Paulo Leminski Curitiba Brazil
October 31, 1995 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa Quito Ecuador
November 2, 1995 Estadio Nemesio Camacho El Campín Bogotá Colombia
November 4, 1995 Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti Buenos Aires Argentina
Oceania
November 8, 1995 Ericsson Stadium Auckland New Zealand
November 10, 1995 Olympic Park Stadium Melbourne, VIC Australia
November 11, 1995 Olympic Park Stadium Melbourne, VIC Australia
November 12, 1995 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, SA Australia
November 14, 1995 Burswood Dome Perth, WA Australia
November 17, 1995 Australia And New Zealand Stadium Brisbane, QLD Australia
November 18, 1995 Eastern Creek International Raceway Sydney, NSW Australia
Africa
November 28, 1995 Green Point Stadium Cape Town South Africa
December 1, 1995 Johannesburg Stadium Johannesburg South Africa
December 3, 1995 Kings Park Stadium Durban South Africa
Asia
May 14, 1996 Fukuoka Dome Fukuoka Japan
May 16, 1996 Hankyu Nishinomiya Sutajiamu Osaka Japan
May 18, 1996 Yokohama Sutajiamu Yokohama Japan
May 19, 1996 Yokohama Sutajiamu Yokohama Japan
May 20, 1996 Yokohama Sutajiamu Yokohama Japan
Europe
June 1, 1996 Estadio Vicente Calderón Madrid Spain
June 4, 1996 Estadio El Molinón Gijón Spain
June 5, 1996 Estadio El Sadar Pamplona Spain
June 8, 1996 Megaland Landgraaf Netherlands
June 9, 1996 Het Rutbeek Enschede Netherlands
June 11, 1996 Krakelshaff Bettembourg Luxembourg
June 13, 1996 Steigerwaldstadion Erfurt Germany
June 15, 1996 Niedersachsenstadion Hannover Germany
June 16, 1996 Cannstatter Wasen Stuttgart Germany
June 18, 1996 Óbudai Sziget Budapest Hungary
June 20, 1996 Flugplatz Wiener Neustadt Wiener Neustadt Austria
June 21, 1996 Whels Air Base Whels Austria
June 23, 1996 Letzigrund-Stadion Zurich Switzerland
June 28, 1996 Müngersdorfer Stadion Cologne Germany
June 29, 1996 Müngersdorfer Stadion Cologne Germany
June 30, 1996 Waldstadion Frankfurt Germany
July 2, 1996 Wellingtonrenbaan Ostend Belgium
July 3, 1996 Palais Omnisports De Paris-Bercy Paris France
July 6, 1996 National Bowl Milton Keynes England
July 7, 1996 National Bowl Milton Keynes England
July 9, 1996 Maine Road Manchester England
July 11, 1996 Ibrox Stadium Glasgow Scotland
July 13, 1996 Royal Dublin Society Arena Dublin Ireland
July 14, 1996 Volkswagen Festival Site Wolfsburg Germany
July 16, 1996 Frankenstadion Nuremberg Germany
July 19, 1996 Helsinki Olympic Stadium Helsinki Finland

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets Sold / Available Gross Revenue
Jones Beach Theatre Wantagh 32,586 / 32,586[2] $1,140,510
Montreal Forum Montreal 31,251 / 31,984[3] $856,612
Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City 41,996 / 41,996[4] $1,161,203
RDS Dublin 30,000 / 30,000[5] $1,075,000

The total attendance of the 3 South African shows was 182,000.[6]

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