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2008

songs played on tour

There were 46 Jethro Tull concerts in 2009, plus 44 'solo' shows by Ian Anderson.

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



Jan-March-UK
 
Continuation of 2007 recording sessions for an Ian Anderson 'solo' album, possibly featuring Anoushka Shankar.

10/3/09Sport PalaceMinsk, Belarus
 
Ian, Martin, David Goodier, John O'Hara & Doane (replacing James Duncan (Anderson), who broke a shoulder whilst skiing).
Ian had broken a finger at home, supposedly preventing him from playing the guitar, though he managed.
12/3/09Rittal ArenaWetzlar, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Ian struggled to play the acoustic guitar.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, Rocks On The Road, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Bourée, Sweet Dream, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
13/3/09Sporthalle OberwerthKoblenz, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Ian did not play the acoustic guitar, so the setlist and arrangements were changed, John and/or Martin covering on keyboards and/or electric guitar.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Bourée - [Interval] - Sweet Dream, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
14/3/09Uni HalleWuppertal, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo, joined by Ian for one song.
Ian did not play the acoustic guitar during the Tull set.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, A Song For Jeffrey, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Bourée - [Interval] - Sweet Dream, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
16/3/09PakkahuoneTampere, Finland
 
Possibly sold-out show, from 20:05-22:10 with an interval 21:00-21:15.
Ian only played the acoustic guitar during 'Thick As A Brick'. No balloons.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, A Song For Jeffrey, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Bourée - [Interval] - Sweet Dream, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Barre Instrumental, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
17/3/09KulttuuritaloHelsinki, Finland
 
Sold-out show, from 21:05-23:05 with an interval 21:55-22:10.
Ian only played the acoustic guitar during 'Thick As A Brick'. No balloons.
As usual, Ian introduced 'Pastime With Good Company' as 'Pastime In Good Company'. Wrongly.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, A Song For Jeffrey, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Bourée - [Interval] - Sweet Dream, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Barre Instrumental, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Wind-Up, Locomotive Breath

17/4/09Albergue Municipal Juvenil 'El Prado'Mérida, Spain
 
Line-up: Ian, Martin, Doane, David Goodier, John O'Hara.
With 'Tullavision' screens.
Unusual running order explained by bad weather which eased during the show, so songs they may have skipped early in the set were dropped back in later.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Farm On The Freeway, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), A Song For Jeffrey, Bourée, Sweet Dream, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, My God, Aqualung, My Sunday Feeling, Living In The Past, Locomotive Breath

3/5/09BarbicanLondon, UK
 
Ian Anderson 'solo' concert in aid of Flutewise.
Ian Anderson Band (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir), plus guests Abigail Burrows (flute), Ian Clarke (flute), Alex Teymour Housego (bansuri) & Alok Verma (tabla).
Ian restricted the use of his guitar, covered by Florian.
Event also featured a record attempt to assemble the world's largest flute orchestra.
Boris Dancing, Beggar's Farm, The Donkey And The Drum, Living In The Past, All Those Endearing Young Charms¹, Griminelli's Lament², Fire At Midnight, Serenade To A Cuckoo, The River³, Aruna4, Mother Goose4 - [Interval] - Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)5, Zoom Tube6, Tuberama5, Thick As A Brick, Bourée5, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath7
1: Abigail Burrows solo.
2: Abigail Burrows and IA Band.
3: Alex Housego & Alok Verma 'solo'.
4: Alex Housego & Alok Verma and IA Band.
5: Ian Clarke and IA Band.
6: Ian Clarke solo.
7: IA Band and all guests.
All others: IA Band.

16/5/09Stadspark SchothorstAmersfoort, Netherlands
 
Highlands Festival. Also appearing: Buddy Guy.
Mark Mondesir on drums, replacing James Duncan (Anderson) due to injury.
Rainy day, apart from sunshine (into the band's eyes) during Tull's set.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée, Heavy Horses, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, My God (keyboard intro), Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
22/5/09Karen Demirchyan Sport-Concert ComplexYerevan, Armenia
 
Tull were greeted by a reception at the British Embassy. The concert was attended by the Prime Minister, the Minister of Culture and the Deputy Minister.
Mark Mondesir on drums, replacing James Duncan (Anderson) due to injury.
A fan was reported to have rushed to the stage and started kissing Ian's legs.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Living In The Past, Some Day The Sun Won't Shine, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Barre Instrumental, Sweet Dream, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
31/5/09Kongresové CentrumPraha, Czech Republic
 
20:15 (15 mins late)-21:45. Sold-out (2,500).
No video screen or lightshow.
The Czech fan club threw two large balloons onto the stage at the end of the concert.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Living In The Past, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée, Sweet Dream, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
1/6/09Kongresové CentrumPraha, Czech Republic
 
20:00-22:30. Sold-out (2,500).
No video screen or lightshow.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Living In The Past, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Farm On The Freeway, Fire At Midnight, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée, Sweet Dream, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
3/6/09Sentrum SceneOslo, Norway
 
Sold out by 21/2.
21:31-23:40, with an interval 22:26-22:46.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Living In The Past, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Farm On The Freeway, Back To The Family, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose (w. recorders), Bourée - [Interval] - Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Sweet Dream, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Barre Instrumental, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
4/6/09GrieghallenBergen, Norway
 
Tickets on sale 14/2; sold out (1,500) by 21/2.
A newspaper review reported obnoxious drunks amongst the audience.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Farm On The Freeway, Back To The Family, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal) (w. drum solo!?), Sweet Dream, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
6/6/09SpektrumBodø, Norway
 
Audience: ~1,500.
20:40-22:40 approx.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Living In The Past, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Farm On The Freeway, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Mother Goose, Bourée, Sweet Dream, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Barre Instrumental, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

11/6/09ParkbühneLeipzig, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Sweet Dream, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
12/6/09Wasserschloß KlaffenbachChemnitz, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Sweet Dream, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
13/6/09FestungMarkMagdeburg, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
14/6/09IGA ParkbühneRostock, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
25/6/09SportzentrumDatteln, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
An audience member reports poor sound at this show.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
26/6/09?Hameln, Germany
 
Ian participated in a Guinness world record attempt, related to the 'Pied Piper' legend, by starting a charity parade of children in the town square. He played a brief medley of 'Bourée' and 'Locomotive Breath'.
26/6/09RattenfängerhalleHameln, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Audience ~1,200 (not sold out).
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
27/6/09Halle GartlageOsnabrück, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Open air concert.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
28/6/09Pier 2Bremen, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
1/7/09Stadio ComunaleSarroch, Sardinia, Italy
 
Summer Groove Festival
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
3/7/09Castello di UdineUdine, Italy
 
Folkfest
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
4/7/09Auditori Marc GrauGavà (Barcelona), Spain
 'Tullianos' Convention
Spanish Tull Convention
Current Tull line-up absent (obviously), but Jon Noyce did attend.
4/7/09LazzarettoBergamo, Italy
 
Headlining the 'Summer Sound Festival'.
Set abbreviated, due to heavy rain and gales.
5/7/09Piazza del PopoloTodi, Italy
 
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
7/7/09Teatro AnticoTaormina, Sicily, Italy
 
Open air concert in an ancient Greek amphitheatre.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
19/7/09Byblos FestivalByblos (Beirut), Lebanon
 
With Martin Barre, and Mark Mondesir on drums, replacing James Duncan (Anderson) due to injury.
24/7/09Main MarqueeMaryport, UK
 
First night of the Maryport Blues Festival.
Line up: Nine Lives, Laura & The Tears, Jethro Tull (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir), King King.
Recorded by BBC Radio 2.
Audience: ~800 (another audience member says more). Tull on stage 21:10-22:30.
'Farm On The Freeway' was dedicated to three local fishermen who had lost their lives at sea on 20 July. Tull were given an additional 20 mins, but 'Aqualung' was abbreviated after the guitar solo, due to timing issues and there was no 'encore gap' before 'Locomotive Breath'.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Farm On The Freeway, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée, , Dharma For One (w. drum solo), Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
25/7/09Kaltenberg ArenaGeltendorf, Germany
 
Martin Barre performing in 'The Celtic Rock Opera Excalibur' with Fairport Convention, Alan Parsons and other prog/folk-rock artists.
25/7/09DomeDoncaster, UK
 
Tull (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir) headlining the one-day 'Doncaster Rocks' festival.
Cross-Eyed Mary, Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Farm On The Freeway, Heavy Horses, Mother Goose, Bourée, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Thick As A Brick, Dharma For One (w. drum solo), My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

9/8/09West Mid ShowgroundShrewsbury, UK
 
Scheduled to appear (not headlining) on the last day of the 'Memories of Woodstock' festival.
However, Tull withdrew from the festival on 31 July, "due to non-payment of fees". The entire festival was subsequently cancelled, possibly due to poor promotion and hence ticket sales.

12/8/09Circus Krone BauMünchen, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo, joined by John O'Hara for 'Love Is Just', Martin Barre, David Goodier & Doane Perry for 'Fellow Travellers' and Ian, David & Doane Perry for 'Fairy World'. [Repeated at all shows 12-22 August.]
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Boris Dancing, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
13/8/09OberschwabenhalleRavensburg, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
14/8/09SchloßSchwetzingen, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
15/8/09Badener ClubIffezheim, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
16/8/09SerenadenhofNürnberg, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w. drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
18/8/09TanzbrunnenKöln, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
19/8/09KraftwerkRottweil, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
20/8/09GarageSaarbrücken, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
21/8/09Burg CreuzburgCreuzburg (Eisenach), Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
22/8/09SchützenhofPaderborn, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
23/8/09Volksbank BraWo BühneBraunschweig, Germany
 
Support: Saori Jo, joined by all members of Tull (not all for any one song). She finished with 'Witches Promise', solo, as thanks for the opportunity to tour with Tull 2008-09.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
27/8/2009Parco FluvialeRiolo Terme, Ra. Italy
 
Part of the Frogstockfestival
Support : Mamamicarburo.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Rocks On The Road, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
29/8/09Zámecký parkSlavkov u Brna (Brno), Czech Republic
 
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know, For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
30/8/09Černá LoukaOstrava, Czech Republic
 
Moved to this outdoor venue from Bratislava Castle, Slovakia, as initially advertised.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know, For A Thousand Mothers, Bourée, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
1/9/09Sala KongresowaWarszawa, Poland
 
19:00 start.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know/For A Thousand Mothers, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One, Thick As A Brick, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

5/9/09Rural Life CentreTilford (Farnham), UK
 
Weyfest Music Festival
Tull headlining the Saturday night, with special guest Anna Phoebe.
Also appearing: Blue Onyx, Stornoway, The Fancy Toys (with James Duncan (Anderson)), The Colours, Kindred Spirit, Intraverse, Leatherat, Ric Sanders, Fyrefly, Erroll Linton Blues Vibe, Space Ritual, Osibisa.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Beggar's Farm, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, We Used To Know, Bourée*, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Gypsy*, Farm On The Freeway, Dharma For One (w.drum solo)/Count The Chickens, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath*
*: With Anna Phoebe.
'Aqualung' truncated and with no gap before the encore, due to limited time.
6/9/09Moseley ParkBirmingham, UK
 
Moseley Folk Festival
Tull headlining the Sunday night. On stage at ~21:10.
Also appearing: WyreWood, Liz Lawrence, Hunter Robertson, The Klatsch, Ella Edmondson, Frogmorton, Mama Matrix, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Wizz Jones, Jim Moray, Adrian Edmondson & the Bad Shepherds, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, Cara Dillon.
Nothing Is Easy, A New Day Yesterday, Jack-In-The-Green, Rocks On The Road, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Mother Goose, Bourée, Fat Man, Heavy Horses, Farm On The Freeway, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

11/9/09HáskólabíóiReykjavík, Iceland
 
'Friends Of Iceland Concert' in aid of Icelandic charities.
Ian Anderson band (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir) with guests Dísa (Bryndís Jakobsdóttir, vocals) and Unnur Birna (violin).
Support: Ragnheiður Gröndal and the Icelandic Folk Ensemble, joined by Ian for 'Vögguvísa' ('Lullaby')
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Mother Goose¹, Rondo Ukraine¹, Bourée¹, Rocks On The Road, Temptation², Just Trying to Be², Back Home², Farm On The Freeway, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
1: With Unnur.
2: With Dísa.
11/9/09HáskólabíóiReykjavík, Iceland
 
'Friends Of Iceland Concert' in aid of Icelandic charities.
Ian Anderson band (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir) with guests Dísa (Bryndís Jakobsdóttir, vocals) and Unnur Birna (violin).
Support: Ragnheiður Gröndal and the Icelandic Folk Ensemble, joined by Ian for 'Vögguvísa' ('Lullaby')
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Beggar's Farm, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Mother Goose¹, Rondo Ukraine¹, Bourée¹, Rocks On The Road, Temptation², Just Trying to Be², Back Home², Farm On The Freeway, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Heavy Horses, Thick As A Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath³
1: With Unnur.
2: With Dísa.
3: With both.

14/9/09Netherlands release of the BBC TV (partial) recording of the 9/10/78 Madison Square Garden concert, on CD & DVD.

 
'Ian Anderson Plays The Acoustic Jethro Tull' – fully acoustic – with Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier & Mark Mondesir.
15/9/09The CressetPeterborough, UK
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Back To The Family, Tea With The Princess, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Some Day the Sun Won't Shine For You, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Mother Goose, Andantino (Florian Opahle), A Change of Horses, Bourée, My God, Aqualung (orchestral arrangement), Locomotive Breath (with new acoustic intro based on 'Living In The Past').
Ian's microphone wasn't turned on until two-thirds of the way through 'Dun Ringill'.
'Tea With The Princess' and 'A Change Of Horses' were formerly 'Tea With Anoushka' and 'Celtic Cradle', now with lyrics.
16/9/09Corn ExchangeKing's Lynn, UK
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Back To The Family, Tea With The Princess, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Some Day the Sun Won't Shine For You, Mother Goose, Andantino, A Change of Horses, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
17/9/09Opera HouseBuxton, UK
18/9/09Spa TheatreBridlington, UK
 
First concert of the tour to feature Ian's stage lights.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Tugboat Boy (sung by John O'Hara), Tea With The Princess, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Some Day the Sun Won't Shine For You, Mother Goose, Andantino, A Change of Horses, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
19/9/09Grand TheatreLancaster, UK
 
Sold out: 415!
With special guest Martin Skyme, of the John Evan Band.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Tugboat Boy (sung by John O'Hara, with David Goodier & Mark Mondesir), Tea With The Princess, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - A Change of Horses (Ian read the lyrics from his on-stage monitor), Griminelli's Lament (with Martin Skyrme on flute), Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée (with Martin Skyrme on flute), My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
21/9/09Octagon TheatreYeovil, UK
 
'Support': The Fancy Toys (James Duncan (Anderson)'s band), who played three songs after the interval within the Tull set.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Tea With The Princess, Skating Away..., Tugboat Boy (sung by John O'Hara), Fat Man, A Change of Horses, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - The Fancy Toys set [Who We Really Are¹, For You & Me², Gypsy Eyes³] - Bourée, Mother Goose, Andantino, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
1: The Fancy Toys
2: The Fancy Toys with Florian, John & David
3: The Fancy Toys with Ian, Florian & David
22/9/09Town HallCheltenham, UK
 
'Support': The Fancy Toys, who played within the Tull set.
23/9/09Civic CentreAylesbury, UK
 
'Support': The Fancy Toys, who played within the Tull set.
First set 55 mins, second 65 mins (incl. The Fancy Boys).
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Tea With The Princess, Skating Away..., Tugboat Boy (sung by John O'Hara), Fat Man, A Change of Horses, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - The Fancy Toys set [Who We Really Are¹, For You & Me², Gypsy Eyes³] - Bourée, Mother Goose, Andantino, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
1: The Fancy Toys
2: The Fancy Toys with Florian, John & David
3: The Fancy Toys with Ian, Florian & David
24/9/09City HallSalisbury, UK
28/9/09Assembly HallTunbridge Wells, UK
 
'Support': The Fancy Toys, who played within the Tull set.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Child Of My Garden, Skating Away..., Tugboat Boy (sung by John O'Hara), Fat Man, A Change of Horses, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - The Fancy Toys set [Who We Really Are¹, For You & Me², Gypsy Eyes³] - Bourée, Mother Goose, Andantino, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath.
1: The Fancy Toys
2: The Fancy Toys with Florian, John & David
3: The Fancy Toys with Ian, Florian & David
29/9/09Pavilion TheatreWorthing, UK

 
'Ian Anderson Plays The Acoustic Jethro Tull', with Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Mark Mondesir and, at least for the East Coast dates, special guest Meena Bhasin (viola).
6/10/09Pabst TheaterMilwaukee, Wi. USA
7/10/09Vic TheatreChicago, Il. USA
 
Tickets on sale from January. Audience ~800; ~80% of capacity.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Tea With The Princess, Skating Away..., Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Back To The Family, Fat Man, Driving Skies, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Bourée, A Change Of Horses, Andantino, Mother Goose, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
9/10/09Proctor's TheatreSchenectady, NY. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess¹, Driving Skies², Fat Man¹, Rocks On The Road - [15-min Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses¹, Mother Goose¹, Andantino, Bourée, My God¹, Aqualung¹, Locomotive Breath¹.
1: With Meena Bhasin.
2: Meena Bhasin piece, with Ian on mandolin.
10/10/09Hanover Theatre for the Performing ArtsWorcester, Ma. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
11/10/09MGM Grand At FoxwoodsMashantucket, Ct. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road, Mother Goose, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Bourée, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
13/10/09Beacon TheaterNYC, NY. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Griminelli's Lament, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
15/10/09Lyric Opera HouseBaltimore, Md. USA
 
20:00 start.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
16/10/09Keswick TheaterGlenside, Pa. USA
 
20:00 start. No support act.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
17/10/09Count Basie TheaterRed Bank, NJ. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
18/10/09Chevrolet TheatreWallingford, Ct. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
3/11/09Dodge TheaterPhoenix, Az. USA
 
19:30 start.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
5/11/09Grove of AnaheimAnaheim, Ca. USA
 
20:00 start. Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
6/11/09Wiltern TheaterLA, Ca. USA
 
20:00 start.
With Doane Perry on bongos for 'Fat Man' & 'Mother Goose'.
7/11/09Christopher Cohan CenterSan Luis Obispo, Ca. USA
 
Set included: Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
8/11/09Gallo Center for the Performing ArtsModesto, Ca. USA
9/11/09The WarfieldSan Francisco, Ca. USA
 
19:30 start.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Driving Skies, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Andantino, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
10/11/09Wells Fargo Centre For The ArtsSanta Rosa, Ca. USA
13/11/09Arlene Schnitzer Concert HallPortland, Or. USA
 
Ian Anderson Band with the Oregon Symphony Orchestra
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Life Is a Long Song, Andantino, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Griminelli's Lament (with a second flautist, from the orchestra), Mother Goose (w. oboe & bassoon), Rocks On The Road, Bourée - [Interval] - A Change Of Horses, Driving Skies, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Budapest, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
14/11/09Moore TheatreSeattle, Wa. USA
15/11/09Martin Woldson Theater At The FoxSpokane, Wa. USA
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Just Trying To Be, Jack-In-The-Green, Jeffrey Goes To Leicester Square, Skating Away..., Serenade To A Cuckoo, Tea With The Princess, Bhasin Instrumental, Fat Man, Rocks On The Road - [Interval] - Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, A Change Of Horses, Mother Goose, Opahle Instrumental, Bourée, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

20/11/09Netherlands release of 'Live At AVO Session Basel', a DVD recorded on 15/11/08.
23/11/09UK/European release of 'The Christmas Album/Live: Christmas at St Bride's 2008', a reissue of 'The Christmas Album' with a live recording of the 22/12/08 'Jethro Tull Christmas Carol Service'.

1/12/09Herkulessaal der ResidenzMünchen, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'
Line-up: Ian, Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Mark Mondesir.
First set 55 mins, second 65 mins.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Another Christmas Song, Holly Herald, A Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (new version: 2 verses in 5/4 time)
2/12/09Passionskirche KreuzbergBerlin, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'
Tickets extraordinarily expensive (€68), but sold out.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Mother Goose (w. Martin Roettger on cachon), Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (new version)
3/12/09Passionskirche KreuzbergBerlin, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath
4/12/09Theater Am AegiHannover, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath
5/12/09ChristuskircheBochum, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath
6/12/09StadthalleOffenbach am Main, Germany
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Tea With The Princess, Bourée - [Interval] - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino, A Change Of Horses, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath
13/12/09Východočeské divadloPardubice, Czech Republic
 
All Czech concerts with a string quartet, the Skampa Quartet.
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Andantino, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, A Christmas Song¹, Songs From The Wood², Heavy Horses², Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas¹, A Change Of Horses¹, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, My God¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)¹
1: with Skampa Quartet.
2: Skampa Quartet alone.
14/12/09Divadlo J.K.TylaPlzeň, Czech Republic
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Andantino, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, A Christmas Song¹, Songs From The Wood², Heavy Horses², Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas¹, A Change Of Horses¹, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, My God¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)¹
1: with Skampa Quartet.
2: Skampa Quartet alone.
15/12/09Hudební divadlo KarlínPraha, Czech Republic
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Andantino, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, A Christmas Song¹, Songs From The Wood², Heavy Horses², Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas¹, A Change Of Horses¹, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, My God¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)¹
1: with Skampa Quartet.
2: Skampa Quartet alone.
16/12/09Hudební divadlo KarlínPraha, Czech Republic
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Andantino, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, A Christmas Song¹, Songs From The Wood², Heavy Horses², Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas¹, A Change Of Horses¹, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, My God¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)¹
1: with Skampa Quartet.
2: Skampa Quartet alone.
17/12/09Městské divadloJablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
 
Dun Ringill, March The Mad Scientist, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, Skating Away..., Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Andantino, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, A Christmas Song¹, Songs From The Wood², Heavy Horses², Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas¹, A Change Of Horses¹, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, My God¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)¹
1: with Skampa Quartet.
2: Skampa Quartet alone.

22/12/09CathedralExeter, UK
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull'.
In support of the Cathedral's 'Third Millennium' campaign.
Ian with a cold/cough and: Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Mark Mondesir.
Sold out concert, with more people admitted than originally planned.
Dun Ringill, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, Set-Aside, A Christmas Song, Reading 1, Holly Herald, Another Christmas Song, Reading 2, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Bourée - [Interval] - Birthday Card At Christmas, Andantino¹, Prayer², O Little Town Of Bethlehem (congregational carol), A Change Of Horses, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Aqualung (orchestral arrangement), Locomotive Breath
Reading 1: From 'Marmion: A Christmas Poem' (Sir Walter Scott) – read by Ian Anderson, accompanied by John O'Hara on keyboards
Reading 2: 'It Is As If Infancy Were The Whole Of Incarnation' (Luci Shaw) read by the Very Reverend Jonathan Meyrick.
1: Re-named 'Andantino Noël' by Ian.
2: Read by the Very Reverend Jonathan Meyrick.

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