Mama Tour

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Mama Tour
Tour by Genesis
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Associated album Genesis
Start date6 November 1983
End date29 February 1984
No. of shows71
Genesis concert chronology

The Mama Tour was a North American and United Kingdom concert tour by English rock band Genesis. The tour began in November 1983 and ended in February 1984 in Birmingham, England. [1] Birmingham dates at National Exhibition Centre in February 1984 were filmed for a video release entitled Genesis: The Mama Tour .



  1. "Dodo/Lurker" †
  2. "Abacab" (performed after "Afterglow" and moved to this position after four performances)
  3. "That's All"
  4. "Mama"
  5. "Eleventh Earl Of Mar" †
  6. "Squonk" (eliminated January 14, 1984) †
  7. "Behind The Lines" (starting on January 15, 1984, replaced by "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" after January 28, 1984) †
  8. "Firth Of Fifth" †
  9. "The Musical Box" (Added on January 15, 1984)†
  10. "Illegal Alien" (performed before "Eleventh Earl of Mar" and moved to this position after four performances)
  11. "Man on the Corner" † (eliminated after January 24, 1984)
  12. "Who Dunnit?" † (eliminated after January 24, 1984)
  13. "Home by the Sea/Second Home by the Sea"
  14. "The Carpet Crawlers" † (performed after "Dodo/Lurker" and moved to this position after four dates; eliminated after December 12, 1983)
  15. "Keep It Dark"
  16. "It's Gonna Get Better"
  17. "Follow You Follow Me" †
  18. Medley:
    1. "In the Cage"
    2. "The Cinema Show"
    3. "...In That Quiet Earth"
    4. "The Colony of Slippermen"
    5. "Afterglow"
  19. Drum Duet
  20. "Los Endos" †
  21. "Misunderstanding" †
  22. ""Turn It On Again/(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (oldies medley)*

† – not included in video release

Tour band

Additional Musicians

Tour dates

DateCityCountryVenueTickets sold / availableRevenue
North America
6 November 1983 Normal United States Horton Fieldhouse
7 November 1983
8 November 1983 Ames Hilton Coliseum
9 November 1983 Saint Paul St. Paul Civic Center
10 November 1983 Milwaukee MECCA Arena 10,732 / 11,609$120,047
11 November 1983 Rosemont Rosemont Horizon 54,318 / 54,318$647,193
12 November 1983
13 November 1983
14 November 1983 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
16 November 1983 Landover Capital Centre 14,370 / 18,787$179,625
17 November 1983 New York City Madison Square Garden
18 November 1983
20 November 1983 Montreal Canada Montreal Forum
21 November 1983
22 November 1983 Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens 31,299 / 31,299$383,058
23 November 1983
25 November 1983 Philadelphia United States The Spectrum 53,325 / 53,325$624,535
26 November 1983
27 November 1983
28 November 1983 Worcester The Centrum
29 November 1983
30 November 1983
1 December 1983 Hartford Hartford Civic Center
2 December 1983 Syracuse Carrier Dome 40,681 / 40,681$505,237
3 December 1983 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
4 December 1983 Richfield Richfield Coliseum
5 December 1983
7 December 1983 Pittsburgh Civic Arena 12,027 / 15,000$160,981
8 December 1983 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum
10 December 1983 Norfolk Norfolk Scope
11 December 1983 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum 10,181 / 15,886$122,564
12 December 1983 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium 7,405 / 9,450$84,212
13 December 1983 Atlanta Omni Coliseum 11,017 / 11,466$148,338
15 December 1983 Jacksonville Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum 5,666 / 10,276$74,858
16 December 1983 Lakeland Lakeland Civic Center 10,000 / 10,000$140,000
17 December 1983 Pembroke Pines Hollywood Sportatorium
North America
6 January 1984 Daly City United States Cow Palace
9 January 1984 Vancouver Canada Pacific Coliseum 10,873 / 16,000$124,552
10 January 1984 Tacoma United States Tacoma Dome 16,525 / 18,000$247,709
12 January 1984 Inglewood The Forum 46,453 / 46,453$612,397
13 January 1984
14 January 1984
15 January 1984 Tempe ASU Activity Center 10,611 / 14,307$155,755
17 January 1984 Denver McNichols Arena 15,532 / 18,553$221,622
19 January 1984 Norman Lloyd Noble Center
20 January 1984 Tulsa Tulsa Assembly Center
21 January 1984 Dallas Reunion Arena 17,698 / 17,698$258,193
22 January 1984 Houston The Summit
23 January 198416,781 / 16,781$256,831
24 January 1984 Austin Frank Erwin Center 13,438 / 14,595$185,219
25 January 1984 New Orleans Lakefront Arena 7,332 / 10,013$110,546
26 January 1984 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum 10,138 / 12,000$123,845
28 January 1984 St. Louis St. Louis Arena 14,778 / 14,778$176,608
30 January 1984 Kansas City Kemper Arena 16,871 / 16,871$207,491
31 January 1984 Lexington Rupp Arena
1 February 1984 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
3 February 1984 Omaha Omaha Civic Auditorium 10,000 / 10,000$125,000
4 February 1984 Peoria Peoria Civic Center 10,260 / 11,442$116,000
5 February 1984 Madison Dane County Coliseum 7,290 / 9,900$96,437
7 February 1984Saint Paul St. Paul Civic Center
9 February 1984 Winnipeg Canada Winnipeg Arena 10,776 / 12,000$110,627
11 February 1984 Calgary Olympic Saddledome 14,640 / 17,000$176,852
12 February 1984 Edmonton Northlands Coliseum 12,148 / 16,000$148,103
14 February 1984 Boise United States BSU Pavilion 9,543 / 10,200$126,530
16 February 1984 Reno Lawlor Events Center 11,413 / 11,413$171,185
17 February 1984 Las Vegas Thomas & Mack Center 14,566 / 14,566$218,344
19 February 1984 Oakland Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena 27,293 / 27,293$390,715
20 February 1984
25 February 1984 Birmingham England NEC Arena
26 February 1984
27 February 1984
28 February 1984
29 February 1984

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