|Tour by Peter Gabriel|
|Start date||9 September 2012|
|End date||10 December 2014|
|No. of shows||16 in North America |
51 in Europe
|Peter Gabriel concert chronology|
Back to Front was a two-year concert tour by Peter Gabriel, a retrospective performance based on every song from his 1986 multi-platinum album So played in sequence.The backing band included musicians that Gabriel toured with in 1986–1987 in support of the album's initial release.
Each night of the tour was recorded and released both separately and as part of a box set entitled Back to Front: Encore Series. The releases were limited editions and available exclusively from Gabriel's official website.
On 23 June 2014, Real World Records and Eagle Rock Entertainment released the live album and film Back to Front: Live in London , recorded at the O2 concerts.
Gabriel played new original songs, "O But" and "What Lies Ahead", during the tour.John Cusack appeared at the 6 October 2012 concert in Los Angeles, recreating a scene from Say Anything... .
Dave McKenna of The Washington Post'' described the 14 October 2012 concert in Fairfax as "great".
Acoustic (with house lights left on):
|16 September 2012||Quebec City||Canada||Colisée Pepsi||8,652 / 10,006||$914,352|
|18 September 2012||Montreal||Bell Centre||11,902 / 11,902||$1,277,415|
|19 September 2012||Toronto||Air Canada Centre||11,267 / 12,159||$1,098,899|
|21 September 2012||Philadelphia||United States||Wells Fargo Center||11,773 / 12,809||$1,111,651|
|23 September 2012||Wantagh||Jones Beach Theater||10,602 / 13,995||$991,035|
|24 September 2012||Boston||TD Garden||5,671 / 9,215||$519,413|
|26 September 2012||Auburn Hills||The Palace of Auburn Hills||—||—|
|27 September 2012||Chicago||United Center||9,886 / 10,863||$967,504|
|30 September 2012||Morrison||Red Rocks Amphitheatre||8,631 / 8,631||$787,067|
|2 October 2012||San Jose||HP Pavilion at San Jose||6,964 / 7,500||$710,388|
|5 October 2012||Las Vegas||PH Live Showroom||—||—|
|6 October 2012||Los Angeles||Hollywood Bowl||15,482 / 17,416||$1,527,290|
|8 October 2012||San Diego||Valley View Casino Center||—||—|
|9 October 2012||Santa Barbara||Santa Barbara Bowl||3,972 / 4,549||$432,182|
|13 October 2012||Uncasville||Mohegan Sun Arena||4,150 / 4,497||$379,490|
|14 October 2012||Fairfax||Patriot Center||5,812 / 5,812||$546,621|
|28 September 2013||Herning||Denmark||Jyske Bank Arena||6,500||—|
|30 September 2013||Amsterdam||Netherlands||Ziggo Dome||—||—|
|1 October 2013||Brussels||Belgium||Forest National||8,000||—|
|3 October 2013||Vienna||Austria||Wiener Stadthalle||10,000||—|
|5 October 2013||Belgrade||Serbia||Kombank Arena||—||—|
|7 October 2013||Milan||Italy||Mediolanum Forum||11,000||—|
|8 October 2013||Geneva||Switzerland||Geneva Arena||8,000||—|
|10 October 2013||Prague||Czech Republic||O2 Arena||12,000||—|
|11 October 2013||Leipzig||Germany||Arena Leipzig||10,000||—|
|13 October 2013||Stuttgart||Schleyerhalle||12,000||—|
|15 October 2013||Paris||France||Palais Omnisports de Bercy||16,000||—|
|16 October 2013||Düsseldorf||Germany||ISS Dome||10,000||—|
|18 October 2013||Hamburg||O2 World Hamburg||12,035 / 12,730||$876,611|
|19 October 2013||Berlin||O2 World Berlin||13,468 / 13,468||$1,060,450|
|21 October 2013||London||England||The O2 Arena||22,584 / 27,739||$1,762,780|
|22 October 2013|
|24 October 2013||Glasgow||Scotland||SSE Hydro||—||—|
|25 October 2013||Manchester||England||Phones 4u Arena||14,057 / 15,105||$913,023|
|29 April 2014||Frankfurt||Germany||Festhalle Frankfurt||11,000||—|
|30 April 2014||Munich||Olympiahalle||11,000||—|
|2 May 2014||Cologne||Lanxess Arena||15,000||—|
|3 May 2014||Hanover||TUI Arena||12,500||—|
|5 May 2014||Bratislava||Slovakia||Slovnaft Arena||—||—|
|6 May 2014||Budapest||Hungary||Budapest Sports Arena||—||—|
|8 May 2014||Bucharest||Romania||Romexpo Pavilionul Central||—||—|
|12 May 2014||Łódź||Poland||Atlas Arena||13,000||—|
|13 May 2014||Ostrava||Czech Republic||ČEZ Aréna||—||—|
|16 May 2014||Vilnius||Lithuania||Siemens Arena||—||—|
|17 May 2014||Riga||Latvia||Arena Riga||—||—|
|20 May 2014||Helsinki||Finland||Hartwall Arena||—||—|
|22 May 2014||Stockholm||Sweden||Ericsson Globe||10,950||—|
|23 May 2014||Oslo||Norway||Oslo Spektrum||7,000||—|
|25 May 2014||Berlin||Germany||Waldbühne||20,000||—|
|12 November 2014||Brussels||Belgium||Palais 12||9,000||—|
|13 November 2014||Strasbourg||France||Zénith de Strasbourg||8,000||—|
|15 November 2014||Nantes||Zénith de Nantes Métropole||8,000||—|
|16 November 2014||Toulouse||Zénith de Toulouse||8,000||—|
|18 November 2014||Zürich||Switzerland||Hallenstadion||7,212 / 13,000||$597,346|
|20 November 2014||Turin||Italy||Pala Alpitour||—||—|
|21 November 2014||Bologna||Unipol Arena||—||—|
|23 November 2014||Graz||Austria||Stadthalle Graz||4,000||—|
|24 November 2014||Salzburg||Salzburgarena||—||—|
|28 November 2014||Birmingham||England||LG Arena||—||—|
|30 November 2014||Sheffield||Motorpoint Arena Sheffield||—||—|
|1 December 2014||Cardiff||Wales||Motorpoint Arena Cardiff||—||—|
|3 December 2014||London||England||SSE Wembley Arena||—||—|
|4 December 2014||Newcastle||Metro Radio Arena|
|7 December 2014||Liverpool||Echo Arena Liverpool||—||—|
|8 December 2014||Aberdeen||Scotland||AECC Arena||4,600||—|
|10 December 2014||Dublin||Ireland||3Arena||—||—|
|5 October 2013||Zagreb, Croatia||Arena Zagreb||Venue changed to Kombank Arena, Belgrade, Serbia|
|10 May 2014||Kyiv, Ukraine||Palace of Sports||Canceled|
|26 November 2014||Lyon,France||Halle Tony Garnier||Canceled|
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