Tracks Across America Tour '82
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|Tour by Blondie|
|Associated album||The Hunter|
|Start date||July 23, 1982|
|End date||August 21, 1982|
|No. of shows||19 in North America|
|Blondie concert chronology|
The Tracks Across America Tour '82 is the last concert tour by American band Blondie during its original existence. The tour supported their latest album, The Hunter, and was the first tour since European Tour 1979-'80 which supported the 1979 album Eat to the Beat.
Though the tour nominally supported the album The Hunter, songs from Autoamerican also saw the first live performances since there was no tour in support. Non-album hit single "Call Me" and Debbie Harry's solo "Chrome" were also performed live for the first time.
For the tour guitarist Frank Infante was replaced with a session musician Eddie Martinez due to Infante's difficult relationship with other band members. The performances also featured a horn section playing with the band.
Originally, the tour was supposed to have two legs, the second being in Europe with 41 concerts total, but it was cancelled after slow ticket sales. Only 19 of the concerts (all in North America) were performed.
The show at the Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Canada, which took place an 18 August 1982, was recorded and filmed for the broadcast on HBO. Since that is it has been released several times as a semi-official live album and a video album, both on VHS and DVD.
The tour turned out to be unsuccessful for Blondie with shows taking place at half-empty halls. Chris Stein's health has been worsening during the tour. He was rapidly losing weight and shortly after the tour was diagnosed with pemphigus vulgaris, a rare autoimmune disease. Shortly afterwards, Blondie disbanded. They would not have any further live performances until a series of reunion concerts in 1997 and 1998.
- Duran Duran (August 2–18; Duran Duran did not appear with Blondie at John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia on August 21. Blondie were third on the bill of an all-day stadium show. The line-up that day consisted of Robert Hazard and the Heroes, A Flock of Seagulls, Blondie, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, and Genesis.) 
- Debbie Harry – vocals
- Chris Stein – guitar
- Clem Burke – drums
- Jimmy Destri – keyboards
- Nigel Harrison – bass
- Additional musicians
- Eddie Martinez – guitar
- Abel Domingues – keyboards
- Douglas Harris – horns
- Joseph Kohanski – horns
- Arthur Pugh – horns
|July 23, 1982||Baton Rouge||United States||LSU Assembly Center|
|July 24, 1982||Mobile||Municipal Auditorium|
|July 25, 1982||Atlanta||Six Flags Over Georgia|
|July 26, 1982||Lakeland||Lakeland Civic Center|
|July 28, 1982||Pembroke Pines||Hollywood Sportatorium|
|July 30, 1982||Memphis||Mid-South Coliseum|
|August 2, 1982||Kansas City||Starlight Theatre|
|August 4, 1982||Rockford||Rockford MetroCentre|
|August 5, 1982||Cedar Rapids||Five Seasons Center|
|August 7, 1982||Minneapolis||Parade Stadium|
|August 8, 1982||Hoffman Estates||Poplar Creek Music Theater|
|August 9, 1982||Clarkston||Pine Knob Music Theatre|
|August 10, 1982||Cleveland||Agora Theatre and Ballroom|
|August 12, 1982||Providence||Providence Civic Center|
|August 13, 1982||Boston||Boston Garden|
|August 14, 1982||East Rutherford||Meadowlands Sports Complex|
|August 16, 1982||Columbia||Merriweather Post Pavilion|
|August 18, 1982||Toronto||Canada||Exhibition Stadium|
|August 21, 1982||Philadelphia||United States||John F. Kennedy Stadium|
- "Once More (Into the Bleach): Blondie Returns For Its Fifteenth Round". Discoveries magazine. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
- "Debs launches Blondiemania memorial tour". NME Magazine. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
- "Tour off, rumours of split BLONDIE SHAMBLES". NME. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
- Live in Toronto at Allmusic
- Blondie.net store
- End credits of Blondie Live it Toronto video
- Parade Stadium setlist at setlist.fm
- Meadowlands Sports Complex at Blondie.net