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|Tour by Genesis|
|Start date||6 November 1983|
|End date||29 February 1984|
|No. of shows||71|
|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.Birmingham dates at National Exhibition Centre in February 1984 were filmed for a video release entitled Genesis: The Mama Tour .
† – not included in video release
|Date||City||Country||Venue||Tickets sold / available||Revenue|
|6 November 1983||Normal||United States||Horton Fieldhouse|
|7 November 1983|
|8 November 1983||Ames||Hilton Coliseum|
|9 November 1983|
|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|
|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|
|23 January 1984||16,781 / 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 1984||Saint 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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