Too Low for Zero Tour

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Too Low for Zero Tour
Tour by Elton John
Associated album Too Low for Zero
Start date19 February 1984 (1984-02-19)
End date31 March 1984 (1984-03-31)
Legs2
No. of shows24
Elton John concert chronology

The Too Low for Zero Tour was a concert tour by English musician and composer Elton John, in support of his 17th studio album Too Low for Zero . The tour consisted in 24 shows across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

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Tour

The tour was scheduled to promote the Too Low for Zero album, released on 30 May 1983. This tour featured the addition of keyboardist and guitarist Fred Mandel (who had recently worked with Davey Johnstone in Alice Cooper’s band) to the traditional line-up of Davey, Dee and Nigel. The tour began at the Addington Showgrounds in Christchurch and covered 22 shows in New Zealand and Australia, ending up with 2 shows in Hong Kong, China, at the Hong Kong Coliseum. [1] Ticket sales were phenomenal - most of the concerts were sold out, breaking all previous records. [2] [3]

Setlist

  1. "Tiny Dancer"
  2. "Hercules"
  3. "Rocket Man"
  4. "Daniel"
  5. "Teacher I Need You"
  6. "Candle in the Wind"
  7. "The Bitch Is Back"
  8. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
  9. "Island Girl"
  10. "Bennie and the Jets"
  11. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
  12. "Philadelphia Freedom"
  13. "Blue Eyes"
  14. "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues"
  15. "Crystal"
  16. "Kiss the Bride"
  17. "One More Arrow"
  18. "Too Low for Zero"
  19. "I'm Still Standing"
  20. "Your Song"
  21. "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
  22. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
  23. "Crocodile Rock"
  24. "Pinball Wizard"
  25. "Song for Guy"

Tour dates

DateCityCountryVenue
Oceania [4]
19 February 1984 Christchurch New Zealand Addington Showgrounds
22 February 1984 Wellington Wellington Athletic Park
25 February 1984 Auckland Mount Smart Stadium
28 February 1984 Melbourne Australia Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre
29 February 1984
1 March 1984
2 March 1984
3 March 1984
6 March 1984 Perth Perth Entertainment Centre
7 March 1984
9 March 1984 Adelaide Memorial Drive Park
12 March 1984 Brisbane Brisbane Festival Hall
13 March 1984
14 March 1984
16 March 1984 Sydney Sydney Entertainment Centre
17 March 1984
19 March 1984
20 March 1984
21 March 1984
22 March 1984
24 March 1984
25 March 1984
Asia
30 March 1984 Hong Kong China Hong Kong Coliseum
31 March 1984

Tour band

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References

  1. http://www.eltonjohn.com/band/1984/
  2. eltonjohnallsongslist.blogspot.com, 29 August 2011
  3. http://www.eltonjohn.com/band/1984/
  4. kiwiconcertdatearchive.com, Retrieved 19 October 2011

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