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2004

songs played on tour

There were 70 Jethro Tull concerts in 2004, plus 19 solo shows by Ian Anderson.
This page lists April-14 July, whilst Jan-March dates are here, 22 July-October dates are here and Nov-December dates are here.

April '04'Soulmates Absolutely Live'
Ian joining Leslie Mandoki, Al DiMeola, Bobby Kimball, Chris Thompson, Bill Evans, Victor Bailey, Masha and the Sturcz Quartet for a 10-date tour of Germany.
TOUR POSTPONED
 
17/4/04Preussag ArenaHannover, Germany
 
Venue capacity: 10,000, TV audience: 5.76 million in Germany.
Ian appearing on the '50 Jahre Rock' (ZDF) TV show, as a member of Soulmates, which backed several other artists:
Eric Burdon & Soulmates: The House Of The Rising Sun
Gary Brooker & Soulmates: A Whiter Shade of Pale
Jon Lord & Soulmates: Smoke On The Water (vox: Bobby Kimball)
Ian Anderson & Soulmates: Locomotive Breath (vox: Ian, Chris Thompson & Masha).
  An abbreviated version, with edited beginning, flute solo and end.
Chris Thompson & Soulmates: Blinded By The Light
Peter Frampton & Soulmates: Baby, I Love Your Way
Bobby Kimball & Soulmates: Hold The Line
Leslie Mandoki & Soulmates: A Dreamer's Not A Fool
Soulmates: Imagine
Other artists appearing: Mikhail Gorbachev (!?), Peter Gabriel, Bill Wyman, Peter Kraus, The Comets (Bill Haley's band), Shakin' Stevens, Barry Ryan, John Kay, The Puhdys, Status Quo (mimed), Reamonn, The Rasmus

18/5/04ArenaPoznań, Poland
 
Support: Quidam (cancelled). Show began at 20:30
Audience: ~5,000 (capacity ~7,000)
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Morris Minus, Mother Goose, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
19/5/04T-Mobile ArenaPraha, Czech Republic
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
20/5/04Hala VodovaBrno, Czech Republic
 
No support; show began at 20:15.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
21/5/04Castle GardenPolna u Jihlavy, Czech Republic
 
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
23/5/04Incheba HallBratislava, Slovak Republic
 
No support; show began at 20:10.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
24/5/04SYMA HallBudapest, Hungary
 
Support: Balkan Fanatic. Show began at 21:00.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
25/5/04Mala dvorana Doma sportovaZagreb, Croatia
 
Support: Drago Mlinarec. Show began at 20:00.
Audience: ~1,100.
With guest, Slovenian flutist Tinkara Kovac, on those pieces marked with an asterisk '*'.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Classical Flute Duet*, The Place 2 B*, Bourée*, A Week Of Moments, Mother Goose, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath*/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
26/5/04Sava CentarBeograd, Serbia
 
Support: Drago Mlinarec.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, A New Day Yesterday, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath (shortened?)/Protect And Survive (inst.) (shortened?)/Cheerio
Ian was ill, with a bad cough (and hence missed cues) and failing voice; his flute playing was unaffected, but by the end of the show his voice was so bad that his vocals were lowered in the mix to hide it. The 70s medley was dropped and the encore was (apparently) abbreviated.
28/5/04Sala PalatuluiBucuresti, Romania
 
No support. Show began at 20:15. Sold out show; audience: 4,000.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, As Told By, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
29/5/04National Palace of CultureSofia, Bulgaria
 
No support. Show began at 20:30.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
30/5/04Harbiye Acikhava TiyatrosuIstanbul, Turkey
 
Support: Sarp Maden Duo, who almost overran their slot.
Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, Eurology, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, Holly Herald, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
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9-14/7/04Orchestral tourItaly
 
IA, band & the Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma.
Band: Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, James Duncan
9/7/04Villa PalazzolaStresa (Lago Maggiore), Italy
 
Audience: 2,200.
Originally scheduled for 8/7/04, the concert was postponed due to heavy rain. The orchestra had another commitment elsewhere, so IA & the band performed an acoustic/'Rubbing Elbows' show.
Calliandra Shade, Eurology, Skating Away On the Thin Ice Of A New Day, Up The 'Pool, Boris Dancing, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament¹, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] - A Week Of Moments, Living In The Past, Pavane³, Aqualung (standard 'band' version), God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: With Franco Taulino (second flute).
2: With Luciano Rosso (oboe) & Franco Taulino (bassoon).
3: With Luciano Rosso (oboe).
John O'Hara played most 'orchestral' parts on keyboards.
10/7/04StadioSalò (Lago Garda), Italy
 
Audience: 1,500.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away On the Thin Ice Of A New Day¹, Up The 'Pool¹, Boris Dancing¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament³, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée³ - [Interval] - A Week Of Moments¹, Not Ralitsa Vasileva¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
2: Band + oboe & bassoon.
3: With Slovenian pop star and flautist Tinkara.
All others: band + orchestra.
11/7/04Rocca MalatestinaCesensa, Italy
 
Audience: 1,000.
The orchestra left after 'Griminelli's Lament' because of light rain. IA & band continued, omitting the interval and two songs.
Eurology, Calliandra Shade, Skating Away On the Thin Ice Of A New Day, Up The 'Pool, Boris Dancing, Life Is A Long Song¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Wond'ring Aloud¹, Griminelli's Lament¹, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée, A Week Of Moments, Living In The Past, Pavane, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Band + orchestra
All others: Ian's band.
12/7/04Centrale del TennisRoma, Italy
 
Extra rehearsals for the subsequent day's concert, due to serious problems with PA system.
13/7/04Centrale del TennisRoma, Italy
 
Audience: 1,500 (not sold out).
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away On the Thin Ice Of A New Day¹, Up The 'Pool¹, Boris Dancing¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud³, Griminelli's Lament, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée, Locomotive Breath (new version)¹,³ - [Interval] - A Week Of Moments¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath³
1: Ian's band
2: band + oboe & bassoon.
3: With Alessia D'Andrea - vocals
All others: band + orchestra.
New, slower rendition of 'Locomotive Breath' is a cover version to be released by Alessia D'Andrea.
Soundcheck included: 'Not Ralitsa Vasileva' (w. orchestra and extended instrumental passages), Holy Herald
14/7/04Cittadella del CarnevaleViareggio, Italy
 
Audience: 1,500.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away On the Thin Ice Of A New Day¹, Up The 'Pool¹, Boris Dancing¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament³, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] - A Week Of Moments¹, Not Ralitsa Vasileva¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
2: band + oboe & bassoon.
3: With Andrea Griminelli himself on second flute
All others: band + orchestra.

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