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2003

songs played on tour

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

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



1/8/03Pacific AmphitheatreCosta Mesa, Ca. USA
 
This concert earned Tull the biggest fee of their career to date (Source: IA, Sunday Times 24/8/03)
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
2/8/03Mandalay Bay CasinoLas Vegas, Nv. USA
 
The audience were allowed in 15-20 mins early, before the soundcheck had finished. Ian wasn't pleased. 'Budapest' & 'Wind Up' were dropped from the set.
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, Bourée, Count The Chickens, Dot Com, Eurology, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive/Cheerio
4/8/03Buffalo Chip CampgroundSturgis, SD. USA
 
Black Hills Motorcycle Rally ('Sturgis Bike-fest').
Also playing: Ross and Rotten, Steppenwolf.
Scheduled to play at 22:00.
5/8/03UK release of Martin Barre solo album, 'Stage Left'.
7/8/03Wolf TrapVienna, Va. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (8pm start).
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
9/8/03MusikfestBethlehem, Pa. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (7pm start).
Open air venue; performed in heavy rain.
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
10/8/03Mohegan Sun ArenaUncasville, Ct. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (7pm start).
Ian's birthday - the audience sang 'Happy Birthday' after the second song.
Set lasted 110 mins.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, (Happy Birthday), 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
12/8/03US release of Martin Barre solo album, 'Stage Left'.
12/8/03TanglewoodLenox, Ma. USA
 
The first Tull concert to include an orchestra, the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra (not the Boston Symphony Orchestra).
Jon's birthday
Aqua-Intro¹, Living In The Past¹, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine¹, Beside Myself¹, Pavane¹, Thick As A Brick, Elegy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Dot Com, Greensleeved, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen¹, Fat Man¹, Eurology¹, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Aqualung (inst.)/Aquadiddley, My God, Budapest, Mayhem Jig¹/Locomotive Breath¹/Cheerio (inst.)
1: Just Tull
All others: Tull + orchestra.
13/8/03Mann CenterPhiladelphia, Pa. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (8pm start).
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
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14/8/03State TheaterNew Brunswick, NJ. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (8pm start).
Despite a massive power cut across Eastern USA & Canada, New Brunswick did have electricity, so the show went ahead.
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
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
15/8/03Tag's Summer Sound StageBig Flats, NY. USA
 
Support: Edgar Winter, Willy Porter (8pm start).
16/8/03Turning Stone CasinoVerona, NY. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (8pm start).
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
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
17/8/03ArtparkLewiston, NY. USA
 
Support: Willy Porter (8pm start).
19/8/03US release of Ian Anderson solo album, 'Rupi's Dance'.
19/8/03Community Arts CenterWilliamsport, Pa. USA
 
No support artist. Show ran 19:30-21:30.
Ian forgot the words to... 'Aqualung'!
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, A Week Of Moments, 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
20/8/03Chevrolet AmphitheaterPittsburgh, Pa. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian accompanied him on harmonica & flute for 2-3 songs (but didn't sing).
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
21/8/03MuratIndianapolis, In. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian joined him again for 2-3 songs.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
22/8/03Q95 FM StudiosIndianapolis, In. USA
 
Ian on the Bob & Tom Show.
Interview plus live music (Ian accompanied by DAT):
Bourée, Living In The Past, Eurology
22/8/03Skyline Stage at Navy PierChicago, Il. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian played both harmonica and flute with on two long songs, including an extended jam on flute with Guy's guitar player
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
23/8/03Crystal GrandWisconsin Dells, Wi. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian joined him for 2-3 songs.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
24/8/03Fox Cities PACAppleton, Wi. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian joined him for 2-3 songs.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
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25/8/03UK release of Ian Anderson solo album, 'Rupi's Dance'. Reached no.40 in German album chart.
26/8/03Skyline Stage at Navy PierChicago, Il. USA
 
Support: Guy Davis. Ian joined him for 2-3 songs.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, 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
27/8/03Embassy TheaterFort Wayne, In. USA
 
Venue capacity: 2200; wasn't full.
Support: Guy Davis; on at 20:00 for 46 mins. Ian accompanied him on harmonica for one song, Ian (flute) and Matin accompanied a second, and Martin, Andrew, Jon & Doane (not Ian) accompanied a third song.
Tull played 21:10-23:06:
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, As Told By, 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
28/8/03Soaring EagleMt. Pleasant, Mi. USA
 
No support band; Tull began at 19:00, playing until a little after 21:00.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, As Told By, 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
29/8/03Tower City AmphitheaterCleveland, Oh. USA
 
Support: a pipe band (bagpipes). May have been another part of the festival, rather than actually supporting Tull!
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, A Week Of Moments, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, As Told By, 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
30/8/03On the WaterfrontRockford, Il. USA
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Hunting Girl, As Told By, 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
31/8/03Taste of Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, Ia. USA
 
Support: KC And The Sunshine Band.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Bourée, With You There To Help Me, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Beside Myself, Fat Man, Count The Chickens, 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

A New Day Yesterday, Rupi's Dance, Stage Left

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