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2004

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There were 83 Jethro Tull concerts in 2005, plus 11 solo shows by Ian Anderson.
This page lists Jan-May, whilst June-July dates are here and August-December dates are here.

Jan '05Ian's Studio, UK
 
Working on new material.
23/1/05Royal Concert HallGlasgow, UK
 
Celtic Connections Festival
Ian Anderson 'solo' gig (Anderson, O'Hara, Opahle, Goodier, Duncan).
Noticably quiet audience: ~1,200 (75% capacity).
Support band: name not known.
From David Goodier's cuesheet:
Life Is A Long Song, Skating Away..., Eurology, Up The 'Pool, Greensleeved, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, Dun Ringill, Pavane, Griminelli's Lament (with Emma ?), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée, Weathercock, Living In The Past, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Aqualung (orchestral version, without orchestra), My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath, Up To Me, Slipstream
Italicised tracks scheduled but not played, probably because Ian was ill ('influenza').
 

10/2/05Le Meridien Mina SiyahiDubayy, UAE
 
Also appearing: Remo and Sivamani.
Sivamani: Drum solo; joined by Ian and Jon.
Remo Fernandes (vocals; bamboo bansuri flute) with Sivamani, Rocky Lazarus (bass) & Munna Chari (dholak): Maya Ya, Guitaar Raag, The Flute Song.
Remo with Tull: O Meri Munni,Bombay City, Maria Pita Che.
Tull: Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, My Sunday Feeling, Pavane, Weathercock.
Tull with Remo & Sivamani: Up To Me, Mother Goose, Remo's Flute Song.
Tull: A New Day Yesterday, Budapest.
Tull with Remo & Sivamani: Locomotive Breath.
Feb '05Concerts in Mumbai, Calcutta and Bangalore, India were mentioned as possible, but didn't materialise.

10/3/05Hudební ScénaBrno, Czech Republic
 
Ian, band and the Orchestr Mëstského, conducted by John O'Hara.
A one-off show, apparently to celebrate the opening of the new City Theatre.
Audience: 800-900, 700 seated.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, Boris Dancing¹, Life Is A Long Song³, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] - We Five Kings¹, 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: Band + orchestral strings.
All others: band + orchestra.
The concert was filmed, perhaps to provide additional footage to supplement that recorded at the show recorded in Mannheim, Germany on 8/12/04, which is expected to be released as a DVD and CD.

19/3/05Siemens ArenaVilnius, Lithuania
 
May have been a sold-out show.
From Doane's cuesheet, entitled 'Set List Russia 2005':
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, We Five Kings, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
Cuesheet said 'Pavane or Bourée'; the decision was taken on the day.
Ian fumbled the beginning of 'With You There To Help Me' so they restarted it.
Doane performed backing vocals in the Seventies medley.
21/3/05Release of 'Nothing Is Easy: Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970' DVD
Reached no.11 in German (music?) DVD chart.
21/3/05Ukraina National PalaceKyiv, Ukraine
 
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, We Five Kings, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
22/3/05State Central HallMoskva, Russia
 
Support: Volga.
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Pavane, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, We Five Kings, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
Ian's flute amp failed during 'With You There To Help Me'. Andrew and Martin improvised until it was repaired.
At the start of 'Hymn 43', Andrew began the 'Budapest' intro; Ian stopped him and they restarted the song.
23/3/05State Central HallMoskva, Russia
 
Second show added due to demand.
Support: Farlanders.
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
24/3/05Oktyabrsky HallSt. Petersburg, Russia
 
No support. Tull played 19:20-21.25.
Doane left the stage briefly in the middle of one song, due to a problem with his chair. For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Pavane, Mother Goose (w. Evelina Petrova on accordion), Empty Café, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, We Five Kings, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio

?/4/05Ian's Studio, UK?
 
Ian recorded vocals and flute material for a (non-Floyd) remake of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'.

7/4/05Teatro Gran RexBuenos Aires, Argentina
 
Ian, band and members of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional and Orquesta de Cámara Mayo, conducted by John O'Hara.
Capacity: 4,500.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament (w. Jorge Slivskin), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
All others: band + orchestra.
8/4/05Teatro Gran RexBuenos Aires, Argentina
 
Ian, band and members of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional and Orquesta de Cámara Mayo, conducted by John O'Hara.
Capacity: 4,500.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament (w. Jorge Slivskin), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
All others: band + orchestra.
9/4/05Orfeo SuperdomoCórdoba, Argentina
 
Ian, band and the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional.
Audience: 2,000 (capacity: up to 5,000, but perhaps not for an event of this type).
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Flute Duo (Griminelli's Lament?) w. Fabiane Oliveira, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
All others: band + orchestra.
11/4/05UK/European release of 'Broadsword And The Beast', 'Under Wraps' & 'Crest Of A Knave' remasters.
11/4/05Teatro do SesiPorto Alegre, Brazil
 
Ian, band and the Orquestra Sinfônica.
Capacity: 1,790.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Flute Duo (Griminelli's Lament?) w. Fabiane Oliveira, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
All others: band + orchestra.
13/4/05Teatro GuaíraCuritiba, Brazil
 
Ian, band and 28 members of the Orquestra Popular Paulista (14 violins, 4 violas, double bass, flute, trombone & trumpet).
Capacity: 2,173.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament (w. Maria Cristina), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
All others: band + orchestra.
14/4/05CrediCard HallSão Paulo, Brazil
 
Ian, band and 28 members of the Orquestra Popular Paulista (14 violins, 4 violas, double bass, flute, trombone & trumpet).
Capacity: 4-7,000.
Scheduled to start at 21:30.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] (25 mins) - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
2: Band + oboe & bassoon.
All others: band + orchestra.
15/4/05Rehearsal roomsMontevideo, Uruguay
 
Rehearsal for the following night's show.
3½ hours. Not open to the public.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Aqualung, My God, Locomotive Breath, Budapest, Bourée, Life Is A Long Song, Griminelli's Lament (played twice, w. Beatriz Zoppolo), Wond'ring Aloud
All: band + orchestra.
16/4/05Teatro de VeranoMontevideo, Uruguay
 
Rehearsal and sound check. 2½ hours.
In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Pavane, Aqualung, Eurology, Griminelli's Lament, Life Is A Long Song, Wond'ring Aloud, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Boris Dancing
16/4/05Teatro de VeranoMontevideo, Uruguay
 
Ian, band and the Orquesta Filarmónica de Montevideo.
Audience: 4251 (sold out).
On stage 20:20-22:35, with a 15 min interval (50 mins + 60 mins).
Setlist published in El Pais (newspaper) over a fortnight in advance!
In a 2006 interview, Ian expressed considerable dissatisfaction with this orchestra.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud, Griminelli's Lament (w. Beatriz Zoppolo), Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, Living In The Past¹, Pavane, Aqualung, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
1: Ian's band
2: Band + oboe & bassoon.
All others: band + orchestra.
18/4/05Court Central, Estadio NacionalSantiago, Chile
 
Ian, band and 28 members of the 'Orquesta Sinfónica Metropolitana' (an invented name for the combination of members from the Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile and Orquesta Clásica de la USACH).
Audience: 3,000+.
Scheduled to start at 21:00.
Eurology¹, Calliandra Shade¹, Skating Away...¹, Up The 'Pool¹, We Five Kings¹, Life Is A Long Song³, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Wond'ring Aloud³, Griminelli's Lament, Cheap Day Return², Mother Goose², Bourée - [Interval] - Boris Dancing¹, 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: Band + orchestral strings.
All others: band + orchestra.

1/5/05Convention CentreBrisbane, Australia
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Bourée, Mother Goose - [Interval] - My Sunday Feeling, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
2/5/05Enmore TheatreSydney, Australia
 
A fourth concert, added due to demand.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Mother Goose, Bourée, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Farm On The Freeway, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
3/5/05Enmore TheatreSydney, Australia
 
Sold out (1,600 seats) within twenty minutes.
On stage slightly late. Set lasted over two hours, without an interval.
AquaIntro, Life Is A Long Song, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Boris Dancing, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, Mother Goose, Bourée, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Hymn 43, Farm On The Freeway, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath Intro (Andrew's mistake!), Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
4/5/05Enmore TheatreSydney, Australia
 
Sold out.
AquaIntro, Life Is A Long Song, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Eurology, Jack-In-The-Green, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Thick As A Brick, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
5/5/05Enmore TheatreSydney, Australia
 
A third concert, added due to demand. Also sold out.
Set lasted ~125mins again, without an interval.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Mother Goose, Bourée, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, A New Day Yesterday, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
One of the balloons lasted for ten minutes after the concert.
7/5/05Palais TheatreMelbourne, Australia
 
AquaIntro, Living In The Past, Nothing Is Easy, Boris Dancing, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Mother Goose, Bourée, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Hymn 43, Farm On The Freeway, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
8/5/05Thebarton TheatreAdelaide, Australia
 
Not 'The Barton Theatre'....
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Weathercock, Bourée, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Farm On The Freeway, Pavane, A New Day Yesterday, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
11/5/05Shibuya KokaidoTokyo, Japan
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Hunt By Numbers, Weathercock, Bourée, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses, Pavane, Farm On The Freeway, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
12/5/05Shibuya KokaidoTokyo, Japan
 
AquaIntro, Living In The Past, Cross-Eyed Mary, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Wond'ring Aloud, Up To Me, Bourée, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Slipstream, A New Day Yesterday, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind up/Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio

29/5/05Eridge ParkTunbridge Wells, UK
 
Support: Mostly Autumn, The Stranglers, The Hamsters
Tull were on stage 30 mins late, so the set seems to have been abbreviated to comply with the curfew. No encore.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, With You There To Help Me, Boris Dancing, Weathercock, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Hymn 43, Budapest, Aqualung, Cheerio

A, Bursting Out, Stormwatch, Slipstream

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