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2005

songs played on tour

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

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1/6/05ParkbühneLeipzig, Germany
 
Support: Kat.
Tull played for 125 mins.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard 4/4 version, w. old bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood (no backing tape)/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses (backing vox: Doane), Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
3/6/05ColumbiahalleBerlin, Germany
 
Sold-out show. Support: Kat.
Tull played for 125 mins.
Enthusiastic audience.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard 4/4 version, w. old bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood (no backing tape)/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses (backing vox: Doane), Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
4/6/05Kyffhäuser DenkmalBad Frankenhausen, Germany
 
Sold-out show. Support: Kat.
Abbreviated set, due to poor weather (cold and thundery).
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard 4/4 version, w. old bass solo), Up To Me, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
5/6/05Altes SchlachthofDresden, Germany
 
Audience: ~2,500, but not sold-out. No support.
Tull started an hour later than advertised, at 21:00, and played for 125 mins.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard version, w. new bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood (no backing tape)/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses (backing vox: Doane), Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
6/6/05German release of the 'Ian Anderson Plays The Orchestral Jethro Tull' DVD and CD of the orchestral Ian Anderson show recorded in Mannheim, Germany on 8/12/04.
The CD reached no.68 in German albums chart (not no.3!).
7/6/05US release of 'Collector's Edition', a 2-CD set containing Tull's 'j-tull.com' and Ian's 'The Secret Language Of Birds' in a single package.
7/6/05StadthalleZwickau, Germany
 
Support: Kat.
Some technical problems during the show.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard version, w. new bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Songs From The Wood (no backing tape)/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses (aborted), Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God (without intro), Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
Ian stopped 'Heavy Horses after three lines, annoyed by loud whistling from the audience. For the same reason, he skipped the acoustic guitar intro to 'My God'.
8/6/05FreilichtbühneSchwerin, Germany
 
Support: Kat.
An announcement before the concert requested that the audience refrain from whistling, as it disturbs Ian whilst playing the flute.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Bourée (standard version, w. new bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Morris Minus, Songs From The Wood (no backing tape)/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll/Heavy Horses (backing vox: Doane), Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath/Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
9/6/05AMO KulturhausMagdeburg, Germany
 
Moved from the Stadthalle (capacity: 4-6,000) as 1,700 tickets had been sold by that time. Final audience: ~2,000.
Support: Kat.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Beggar's Farm, Jack-In-The-Green, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway,Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
10/6/05StadthalleBremerhaven, Germany
 
Support: Kat. Venue capacity: 4-5,000; not sold out.
Tull played for 110 mins.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Jack-In-The-Green, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version, w. old bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
11/6/05FreilichtbühneBochum-Wattenscheid, Germany
 
Support: Kat.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Jack-In-The-Green, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version, w. old bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Steal, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
12/6/05MesseparkhalleTrier, Germany
 
No support.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, With You There To Help Me, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
15/6/05TanzbrunnenKöln, Germany
 
No support.
Guest violinist accompanied 'Bourée' and 'Budapest': Ralf Hübner is a member of the Frankfurt Philharmonic Orchestra and guitarist in Kat's band.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (w. Ralf Hübner), Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest (w. Ralf Hübner), Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
16/6/05BadnerhalleRastatt, Germany
 
Cancelled, for 'technical reasons'.
17/6/05Park des Bayerischen RundfunksNürnberg, Germany
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, With You There To Help Me, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version, w. new bass solo), Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose (Andrew & Martin on recorders), Morris Minus, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
Jon began the concert with a few bars of 'My Sunday Feeling', but stopped when the others went straight to 'For A Thousand Mothers'.
18/6/05Gilde ParkbühneHannover, Germany
 
Support: Kat.
Tull played for 120 mins.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (w. Ralf Hübner), Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose (Andrew & Martin on recorders), Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest (w. Ralf Hübner), Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
Note: Tickets for these shows went on sale in mid-November 2004.
19/6/05LustgartenPotsdam, Germany
 
Headlining Fest der Stadtwerke.
Scheduled to play 22:15-23:45; actually played 22:40-00:15.
Also appearing: Leberschaden Crew, Short Fuse, Subway To Sally, Procol Harum.
Free concert! Audience: many thousands.
Large stage, with screens, but Ian was apparently in a bad mood due to sound problems (on stage?).
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version w. new bass solo), Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
21/6/05Musik ArenaMünchen, Germany
 
Tollwood Sommerfestival.
Support: Naveed.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version w. old bass solo), Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind-Up (short version), Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
22/6/05FestzeltWeilburg/Hessentag, Germany
 
Also appearing: Status Quo.
Sold-out by mid-May.
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, For A Thousand Mothers, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Bourée (standard version w. old bass solo), Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
23/6/05Ulmer Zelt FestivalUlm, Germany
 
Mandoki's 'Soulmates', with Ian billed as a special guest. Played for 120 mins.
The Endless Power Of Change, Stairway To Heaven, Look Up To The Sky, A Dreamer's Not A Fool, Last Day Of Summer, Room With A View, Living In The Past, On And On, Room No.8, Back Up Budapest, Highest Hopes And Darkest Fears, The Journey Is Long, Carry My Home, Locomotive Breath, Daydream, Imagine, All You Need Is Love
Ian sang on most songs and played flute on all - audience members report that he played more on the flute than at a Tull concert.
30/6/05Byblos FestivalByblos (Beirut), Lebanon
2/7/05DomplatzMünster, Germany
 
Mandoki's 'Soulmates' (20:30-22:00), with Ian billed as a special guest.
8/7/05ZeltfestivalFreiburg im Breisgau, Germany
 
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, Cross- Eyed Mary, Jack-In-The-Green, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Thick As A Brick, Bourée, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Weathercock, Misère, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
9/7/05Piazzo della RiformaLugano, Switzerland
 
Lugano Estival Jazz.
An open-air, free concert.
Broadcast live on Swiss TV.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Weathercock, We Five Kings, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
10/7/05Konzertfabrik Z 7Pratteln, Switzerland
 
Audience: ~2,500 (not sold out), at an open-air venue in heavy rain.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green (aborted), Eurology, With You There To Help Me, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Weathercock, Bourée (standard version), Mother Goose, Up To Me, Morris Minus, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive (inst.)/Cheerio
No 'Aqualung'!
Before 'Mother Goose', Ian requested that the audience stop whistling.
11/7/05Arena Alpa AdriaLignano Sabbiodoro, Italy
 
Cancelled
12/7/05Villa SolariaSesta Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Weathercock, Bourée, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Misère, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
14/7/05Stadio A. PiccoLa Spezia, Italy
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Weathercock, Bourée, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
15/7/05Arena Della ReginaCattolica, Italy
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing is Easy, Jack-In-The-Green, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Weathercock, Bourée, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
16/7/05Pallazo TeMantova, Italy
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Up To Me, Misère, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Griminelli's Lament*, The Place 2 B*, Bourée*, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath*, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
Asterisked tracks were performed with the Slovenian flautist, Tinkara.
18/7/05La RivieraMadrid, Spain
 
AquaIntro, My Sunday Feeling, Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
19/7/05Palacio de CongresosEstepona, Spain
 
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Boris Dancing, With You There To Help Me, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Thick As A Brick, Weathercock, Bourée, Up To Me, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
Definitely omitting 'Cheap Day Return' and 'Aqualung'.

21/7/05Big Top ArenaLiverpool, UK
 
Part of the Liverpool Summer Pops season.
Support: Roger Chapman, who overran, meaning that Tull's set was abbreviated and played as one set (they didn't leave and return for an encore, but just played on).
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Cross-Eyed Mary, Boris Dancing, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Thick As A Brick, Bourée, Up To Me, Mother Goose, Morris Minus, Farm On The Freeway, Hymn 43, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Kelpie), Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio

14/8/05Burghof GötzenburgJagsthausen, Germany
 
Ian was due to appear as a 'special guest' with Mandoki's 'Soulmates', but didn't attend, due to an infection.

24/8/05Auditorio NacionalMéxico City, Mexico
 
20:43 start. Audience: 7,000.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Cross-Eyed Mary, Jack-In-The-Green, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, My Sunday Feeling, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Farm On The Freeway, We Five Kings, Hymn 43, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
Soundcheck included 'Bourée' & 'My Sunday Feeling'.
25/8/05Teatro de la CiudadMonterrey, Mexico
 
21:30 start.
26/8/05Teatro de la CiudadMonterrey, Mexico
 
21:30 start.
27/8/05Teatro GaleríasGuadalajara, Mexico
 
20:45 start. Audience: 1,800 (sold out).
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Boris Dancing, Life Is A Long Song, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Bourée, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Murphy's Paw, Hymn 43, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
28/8/05Teatro Josefa DomínguezQueretaro, Mexico
 
Some confusion. The official Tull site listed this venue and date, but Ticketmaster.com.mx sold tickets to a concert at the Complejo Siglo XXI in Puebla on the same date. However, neither concert was performed.
30/8/05?San Salvador, El Salvador
 
At a press conference, local group Talticpac appeared, to demonstrate Pre-Columbian music to Tull. Ian joined in, on flute.
31/8/05Anfiteatro de la FeriaSan Salvador, El Salvador
 
Tull's first ever concert in El Salvador.
Support: Extremos Unidos.
Audience: 2,000.
A member of the audience got on stage (twice), scaring Ian by hugging him from behind at the end of 'Aqualung'; the local press reported that Ian attempted to 'strangle him' – he did grab the fan by the neck. Ian left the stage, and Martin finished the song. Ian did return for the encore.
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Barre Instrumental, Hymn 43, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
1/9/05Teatro Melíco SalazarSan Jose, Costa Rica
 
Tull's first ever concert in Costa Rica. Sold out.
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Eurology, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Bourée, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
Italicised tracks
and running order unconfirmed.
2/9/05Centro María AngolaLima, Perú
 
Sold out. Audience: 2,000.
21:00-22:45.
For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Eurology, Life Is A Long Song, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Mother Goose, Bourée, Morris Minus, Hymn 43, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
3/9/05Teatro Nacional de la Casa de la CulturaQuito, Ecuador
 
Tull's first ever concert in Ecuador.
Capacity: 1,800. Sold out at the last minute. 20:30 start.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Hymn 43, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio
5/9/05Teatro Teresa CarreñoCaracas, Venezuela
 
Tull's first ever concert in Venezuela, though not Ian's. Sold out.
AquaIntro, For A Thousand Mothers, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Boris Dancing, Thick As A Brick, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Up To Me, Bourée, Mother Goose, Empty Café, Hymn 43, Pavane, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio

19/9/05European release of 'Aqualung Live'. Sold in aid of charities for the homeless.

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