True Colors World Tour

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True Colors World Tour
Tour by Cyndi Lauper
Associated album True Colors
Start date September 6, 1986 (1986-09-06)
End date March 12, 1987 (1987-03-12)
Legs 4
No. of shows 31 in North America
11 in Europe
9 in Asia
7 in Australia
59 in total
Cyndi Lauper concert chronology

The True Colors World Tour was a concert tour by American recording artist Cyndi Lauper.[1] It was Lauper's first headlining world tour in 1986–87 in support of her album, True Colors. The True Colors tour included dates across North America, Asia and Europe.

This was Cyndi's first worldwide tour. The HBO special and home video Cyndi Lauper in Paris was filmed on this tour.

Set list[edit]

  1. "Change of Heart"
  2. "I'll Kiss You" (Japan only)
  3. "Goonies 'R' Good Enough"
  4. "Boy Blue"
  5. "All Through the Night"
  6. "What's Going On"
  7. "Iko Iko"
  8. "She Bop"
  9. "Calm Inside the Storm"
  10. "911"
  11. "One Track Mind"
  12. "The Faraway Nearby"
  13. "True Colors"
  14. "Maybe He'll Know"
  15. "Yeah Yeah"/ "He's So Unusual" (Asia only)
  16. "Time After Time"
  17. "Money Changes Everything"
  18. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
  19. "True Colors"
Notes
  • "Iko Iko" was performed on select dates in North America and Europe.
  • I'll Kiss You and a medley of "Yeah Yeah"/ "He's So Unusual" was performed on select dates in Asia and Australia.
  • "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"/"He's a Rebel"/"Hang On Sloopy" was performed as a medley on select dates in Europe.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Asia
September 10, 1986 Tokyo Japan Nippon Budokan
September 11, 1986
September 12, 1986
September 13, 1986
September 16, 1986 Iwata Yamaha Stadium
September 17, 1986 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall
September 18, 1986
September 19, 1986 Nagoya Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
September 22, 1986 Tokyo Nippon Budokan
Australia
September 26, 1986 Sydney Australia Sydney Entertainment Centre
September 27, 1986
September 29, 1986
October 3, 1986 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
October 5, 1986 Melbourne Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre
October 6, 1986
October 7, 1986
North America
October 10, 1986 Dallas United States Bronco Bowl
October 11, 1986 Honolulu Neal S. Blaisdell Arena
October 15, 1986 Oakland Kaiser Convention Center Auditorium
December 3, 1986 Providence Providence Civic Center
December 4, 1986 Worcester Worcester Centrum
December 5, 1986 Philadelphia The Spectrum
December 8, 1986 Bloomington Met Center
December 9, 1986 Chicago UIC Pavilion
December 13, 1986 Columbus Ohio Center
December 14, 1986 Richfield Township Coliseum at Richfield
December 17, 1986 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center
December 19, 1986 New York City Madison Square Garden
December 20, 1986 New Haven New Haven Coliseum
December 27, 1986 West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Auditorium
December 28, 1986 Lakeland Lakeland Civic Center
December 31, 1986 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
January 3, 1987 San Juan Puerto Rico Roberto Clemente Coliseum
January 8, 1987 Houston United States Houston Music Hall
January 10, 1987 Austin Frank Erwin Center
January 12, 1987 Dallas Bronco Bowl
January 14, 1987 Tyler The Oil Palace
January 17, 1987 Denver Mammoth Events Center
January 21, 1987 Spokane Spokane Opera House
January 23, 1987 Seattle Paramount Theatre
January 24, 1987
January 26, 1987 Worcester Worcester Centrum
January 29, 1987 Davis Recreation Hall
January 30, 1987 Oakland Kaiser Convention Center Auditorium
January 31, 1987 Fresno Selland Arena
February 1, 1987 Stockton Spanos Center
February 3, 1987 Los Angeles Universal Amphitheatre
February 4, 1987
Europe
February 21, 1987 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Rotterdam
February 22, 1987 Brussels Belgium Forest National
February 24, 1987 London England Hammersmith Odeon
February 25, 1987 Birmingham Odeon Birmingham
February 26, 1987 Nottingham Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
March 2, 1987 Munich Germany Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle
March 3, 1987 Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle
March 4, 1987 Hamburg Congress Centrum Hamburg
March 7, 1987 Milan Italy PalaTrussardi
March 9, 1987 Florence Palasport
March 10, 1987 Rome Palaeur
March 12, 1987 Paris France Zénith de Paris

Box office score data[edit]

Venue City Tickets sold / Available Gross revenue
Worcester Centrum Worcester 10,235 / 10,235 (100%) $144,811[2]
Met Center Bloomington 5,987 / 8,000 (75%) $78,561[2]

Broadcasting/Commercial release[edit]

  • In 1987, Lauper's final show on March 12 in Paris, France was professionally recorded and released on VHS/DVD: Cyndi Lauper in Paris. The concert was also broadcast on HBO. The music video for "Boy Blue" was from the footage.
  • In addition, one of her shows at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan was filmed and aired on television in Japan.

The Band[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyndi Lauper-True Colors Tour 1986.www.cyndilauperdaily.com
  2. ^ a b "Amusement Business Boxscore: Top Concert Grosses". Billboard. New York. 98 (51): 23. December 20, 1986. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 

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