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2002

songs played on tour

There were 60 scheduled Jethro Tull concerts in 2002, plus 16 Anderson solo gigs.
This page lists Oct-December, whilst Jan-18 May dates are here, 29 May-June dates are here and July-September dates are here.

We're still unsure of several setlists - can you help?


 
'Rubbing Elbows With Ian Anderson' - solo tour, combining live music and a talk show format. "An intimate evening of acoustic songs, music and bawdy tales."
8/10/02Pabst TheaterMilwaukee, Wi. USA
 
With special (musical) guests: Willy Porter & Daryl Stuermer
Largely conversation, but the musical component was:
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff (live flute over pre-recorded backing), Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick (~3 mins), Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Daryl Steurmer song (w. Ian), Circular Breathing, Big Yellow Pine (Willie Porter w. Ian), Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
10/10/02State TheatreKalamazoo, Mi. USA
 
With musical guest: Donny Brown
First set 85 mins; 20 min interval; second set 45 mins.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick, Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Driving Song* (Donny Brown w. Ian), Circular Breathing, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath (accompanied by audience members playing kazoos - this was a feature of all shows).
* 'Driving Song' was the Donny Brown song, not Tull's.
The band's planned setlist included 'Dun Ringill' and 'One White Duck', but they weren't played on this occasion.
11/10/02Peristyle TheatreToledo, Oh. USA
 
With musical guests: John Barille & Mark Karamol (Bow Street Runners)
Ian was on stage from 20:15 to 22:50, with an intermission; the balance was judged to be 30% conversation to 70% music.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick, Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Bourée, Montserrat - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Moonlit Day (Bow Street Runners w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
12/10/02Cincinnati Music HallCincinnati, Oh. USA
 
With musical guests: Mark Messerly & Brian Ewing
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick, Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Shallow Grave (Messerly & Ewing, w. Ian & band), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
13/10/02State TheatreEaston, Pa. USA
 
With musical guests: Ricky Bell & Mary Youngblood
Audience: 1,400
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool/Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Shallow (Ricky Bell & Ian), Laugh with Me (Mary Youngblood & Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
14/10/02UK/European release of 'Warchild', 'Minstrel In The Gallery' & 'Too Old To Rock'N'Roll...' remasters.
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15/10/02Troy Savings Bank Music HallTroy, NY. USA
 
With musical guest: Kevin Thompson
Audience: 1171 (sold out). Two 75 min sets.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, The House On The Hill (Kevin Thompson w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
16/10/02Grand Opera HouseWilmington, De. USA
 
With musical guest band: Chris Gordon & Joe Trainor (X-Fusion)
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, The Stormont Shuffle, One White Duck/010=Nothing At All, September (X-Fusion w. Ian), Circular Breathing, Boris Dancing, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
17/10/02Music HallTarrytown, NY. USA
 
With musical guest: Bar Scott
First set 85 mins, second set 55-60 mins.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Bar Scott's song (w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
18/10/02Colonial TheatreKeene, NH. USA
 
With musical guest: Susan Angeletti
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, One White Duck/010=Nothing At All, All Gassed Up (Susan Antonelli w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
19/10/02PlayhouseRidgefield, Ct. USA
 
With musical guests: Jeremy Scott, Shannyn May.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Fat Man, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, Turn Around Again (Jeremy Scott w. Ian & band), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Bourée (Shannyn May w. Ian), Hitchin' A Ride (Shannyn May; 15 sec. only)Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath
20/10/02Bardavon Opera HousePoughkeepsie, NY. USA
 
With musical guests: Lester Dinwiddy & Jimmy Eppard
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Thick As A Brick/Up The 'Pool, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Fat Man, Griminelli's Lament, Montserrat, Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, One White Duck/010=Nothing At All, Pale White Moon (Dinwiddy & Eppard w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath

5/11/02US release of 'Warchild', 'Minstrel In The Gallery' & 'Too Old To Rock'N'Roll...' remasters.

2/11/02Bavaria FilmstudiosMünchen, Germany
 
Ian and Leslie Mandoki interviewed on the SKL Show, promoting Mandoki's new album. One piece played live (mimed?): 'Daydream'.
3/11/02OlympiahalleMünchen, Germany
 
Ian (& Al DiMeola) unexpectedly went on stage for the second encore ('White Sister') of a Toto concert, extending the show by twenty minutes.

1/12/02Fairfield HallsCroydon, UK
 
Solo concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Setlist confirmed by crew cuesheet.
Overture (Britten piece; just orchestra), Boris Dancing¹, Thick As A Brick, Elegy, Life Is A Long Song², Wond'ring Aloud², In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, In A Black Box, Dot Com, Bourée - [Interval] - Bluesleeves (Fantasia On Greensleeves), Cheap Day Return³, Mother Goose³, Griminelli's Lament4, From A Deadbeat To An Old Greaser, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Aqualung, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band (IA, Andrew G., Kit Morgan, James Duncan)
2: band + string quartet
3: band + oboe & bassoon.
4: featuring the orchestra's flautist.
All others: band + orchestra.
Late 2002
Recording new material, for 'Rupi's Dance'.

'This Was, Stand Up, Benefit, Living With The Past, Warchild, Minstrel In The Gallery, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll

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