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2002

songs played on tour

There were 56 Jethro Tull concerts in 2003, plus 38 solo shows by Ian Anderson.
This page lists Feb-July, whilst August dates are here and Sept-November dates are here.

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01/02/03NDR FunkhausHamburg, Germany
 
Radio appearence by Leslie Mandoki, with Ian, Al DiMeola, et al. B.cast 03/03/03.
03/02/03TränenpalastBerlin, Germany
 
TV appearence by Leslie Mandoki, on 'Music Planet', with Ian, Al DiMeola, et al. B.cast 08/04/03.

11/4/03DK Gorbunova Moskva, Russia
 
Living In The Past, Cross-Eyed Mary, Roots To Branches, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Boris Dancing, The Water Carrier, In the Grip of Stronger Stuff, Barre Instrumental, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Bourée, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
12/4/03DK Gorbunova Moskva, Russia
 
Support band at 19:00, Tull at 20:00
Living In The Past, Cross-Eyed Mary, Roots To Branches, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Boris Dancing, The Water Carrier, In the Grip of Stronger Stuff, Murphy's Paw, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Bourée, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
13/4/03Lensovet PalaceSt. Petersburg, Russia
 
Living In The Past, Cross-Eyed Mary, Roots To Branches, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Boris Dancing, The Water Carrier, In the Grip of Stronger Stuff, Barre Instrumental, A New Day Yesterday, Bourée, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio

14/4/03UK Release of 'A Passion Play', 'Songs From The Wood' & 'Heavy Horses' remasters.

18/4/03Ferneham HallFareham, UK
 
Advertised as 'Ian Anderson and Friends', at the Gosport & Fareham Easter Festival.
A one-off 'Rubbing Elbows' show, unrelated to the proposed two-day fan convention previously mentioned at the band's site.
Audience: ~1500 (seated capacity: 750). Show lasted 20:12-22:58.
With musical guests: Helen Andrews, and Richard Hunt & Colin Murphy.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff (live flute over pre-recorded backing), 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, You In The Summer (Helen Andrews w. Ian), Bourée - [Interval] - A Christmas Song, Boris Dancing, One White Duck/010=Nothing At All, The Big Issue (Hunt & Murphy w. Ian), Circular Breathing, The Stormont Shuffle, Dun Ringill, Dot Com, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath

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20/5/03US Release of 'A Passion Play', 'Songs From The Wood' & 'Heavy Horses' remasters.

7/6/03   -Sölvesborg, Sweden
 
Sweden Rock Festival
Line-up on the Festival Stage that day: Kamelot; Tull (scheduled: 15:00-16:15); Queensryche; Whitesnake
Flute Intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Boris Dancing, Hunting Girl, Fat Man, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Count The Chickens, Bourée, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
9/6/03Ancienne BelgiqueBruxelles, Belgium
 
Show started 45 mins late.
Support: Roland.
Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
Because of the late start, it seems the encore was abbreviated, omitting 'Wind Up'.
On the cue sheet, 'Living In The Past' was listed as 'Living With The Past'; 'Protect And Survive' was, as usual, listed as 'Balloons'.
10/6/03Heineken Music HallAmsterdam, Netherlands
 
Support: Masha.
Audience: ~3,500; sold-out just before the show.
Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (full version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
 
Support for all German & Swiss dates: Masha (Litterscheid).
12/6/03MuseumplatzBonn, Germany
 
Originally scheduled for Köln.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
13/6/03NordseehalleEmden, Germany
 
Support artist 'Masha' also sang backing vocals in 'Dot Com', for this and subsequent shows.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
14/6/03HessentagBad Arolsen, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
15/6/03Neues TempodromBerlin, Germany
 
Virtually sold-out, even though the Rolling Stones were also playing in Berlin.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Murphy's Paw, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
16/6/03Stadtpark FreilichtbühneHamburg, Germany
 
Doane's birthday
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
18/6/03Halle MünsterlandMünster, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
19/6/03Stadthalle (Halle 7)Bremen, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen*, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
*: From the christmas album, not the extract played in 70s flute solos.
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20/6/03Parkbühne Open AirHannover, Germany
 
Support artist 'Masha' also sang backing vocals in 'Dot Com' and the 'SFTW' medley, for this and subsequent shows.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Murphy's Paw, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
21/6/03Ferropolis 'Stadt aus Eisen'Gräfenhainichen (Leipzig), Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
23/6/03Liederhalle BeethovensaalStuttgart, Germany
 
Support: Leslie Mandoki & Soulmates (incl. Masha; also Ian A., Jon N. & Doane on six songs).
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
'Eurology' was on the cue sheet, but omitted.
24/6/03ZenithMünchen, Germany
 
Support: Leslie Mandoki & Soulmates (incl. Masha; also Ian A., Jon N. & Doane on six songs).
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Beside Myself, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
'Beside Myself' was played before 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen' by mistake; the cue sheet listed them the other way round.
26/6/03ZeltfestivalMainz, Germany
 
Particularly short set, due to time restrictions, or possibly due to the heat in the (tent) venue. This is the full set, as on the cue sheet; it wasn't a longer set, cut short.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, Beside Myself, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
27/6/03Festhalle HarmonieHeilbronn, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Murphy's Paw, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
Due to security restrictions, there were no balloons in the encore.
28/6/03ForumBamberg, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
29/6/03EuropahalleKarlsruhe, Germany
 
Ian, Andrew, Doane and Jon accompanied support artist 'Masha' for part of her set.
Audience: ~2,600.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Murphy's Paw, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
30/6/03GrugahalleEssen, Germany
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
3/7/03KongresshausZürich, Switzerland
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Murphy's Paw, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
4/7/03Auditorium StravinskiMontreux, Switzerland
 
Jazz Festival
Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, Life Is A Long Song, Bourée, With You There To Help Me, Pavane, Empty Café, Hunting Girl, Eurology, Dot Com, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Fat Man - [Interval] - Aqua-Intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beside Myself, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
5/7/03   -Montreux, Switzerland
 
In Montreux, but not playing.
6/7/03PalastampaTorino, Italy
 
Support: Ensemble di Violoncelli del Teatro Regio di Torino
Tull played for ~110 minutes. Part of the Extrafestival
Live In Torino Boot artwork states the venue as Parco della Pellerina, but the concert was moved from that outdoor venue.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
7/7/03CastelloUdine, Italy
 
Support: Mahogany Gaspipes.
Part of the Folkest festival.
8/7/03Teatro della VerduraPalermo, Sicily, Italy
 
Scheduled support: Malibran (cancelled).
Included:
With You There To Help Me, Bourée, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, My God, Aqualung, Cheerio
9/7/03Stadio Centrale del TennisRoma, Italy
 
Support: Lazy Bums.
Allegedly, Ian was in a bad mood and rude to the crew and support band, especially during the soundcheck.
'Fat Man' was dedicated to Silvio Berlusconi.
Ian stopped the show at one point, as the audience were smoking. It was an outdoor venue....
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
11/7/03Piazza DuomoPistoia, Italy
 
Headlining the first day of the three-day blues festival.
Support: Nick Becattini, Boz Scaggs, Sue Foley, Lucky Peterson.
12/7/03Teatro SmeraldoMilano, Italy
 
No support. Venue capacity: ~2,000, nearly sold out.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up (short), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
14/7/03Odeon of Herodes AtticusAthens, Greece
 
Venue is a 2nd Century Roman theatre near the Acropolis
Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Count The Chickens, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
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15/7/03Moni Lazariston TheaterSalonica, Greece
 
Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Count The Chickens, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio

A Passion Play, Songs From The Wood, Heavy Horses

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