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There were 35 Jethro Tull concerts in 2011, plus 48 'solo' shows by Ian Anderson.

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7/2/11Sala BBKBilbao, Spain
 
Ian Anderson 'solo'.
8/2/11Sala BBKBilbao, Spain
 
Ian Anderson 'solo'.
Sold out concert.
19/2/11Tassos Papadopoulos
  Eleftheria Indoor Hall
Nicosia, Cyprus
 
Ian Anderson 'solo'.
Living In The Past ("20 Years Anni version"), Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Hare In The Wine Cup, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Songs From The Wood, Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick (14 mins, incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, Budapest, Aqualung ("Original version in F"), Locomotive Breath ("orig")
Italicised notes from band's own setlist.

Late Feb-
  Early March
Ian writing 'Thick As A Brick 2'.

 
Jethro Tull in Ireland
18/3/11National Concert HallDublin, Ireland
 
Support: Tír na nÓg
Living In The Past ('20 Years Anniversary' version), Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Thick as a Brick, Bourée, Mother Goose, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
Ian thought time was limited so cut 'Cross-Eyed Mary' and the encore, but an additional 5 mins were found to play 'Locomotive Breath' (without piano intro) as an encore.
19/3/11Waterfront HallBelfast, UK
 
Living In The Past ('20 Years Anniversary' version), Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
20/3/11Royal TheatreCastlebar, Ireland
 
Living In The Past ('20 Years Anniversary' version), Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Cross-Eyed Mary, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal), Mother Goose, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

25/3/11Haliç Kongre MerkeziIstanbul, Turkey
 
Ian Anderson band (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Scott Hammond) plus guests Natalie Holt (violin), Serkan Çağrı (clarinet) and Canan Anderson (no relation; violin).
Living In The Past, Up To Me, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Pastime With Good Company (King Henry's Madrigal)¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Griminelli's Lament¹, Ruya², Mother Goose¹, Bach's Prelude, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick¹, Nightingale¹, Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses¹, Budapest¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: With Natalie Holt.
2: With Natalie Holt and Serkan Çağrı.
26/3/11Anadolu Gösteri ve Kongre MerkeziAnkara, Turkey
 
Ian Anderson 'solo'.

7/4/11CorvigliaSt. Moritz, Switzerland
 
Ian Anderson 'solo'.
12/4/11Grand Philharmonic HallPerm, Russia
 
Ian Anderson band with orchestra (Opus Posth).
Setlist thought to be identical to Moscow 13/4/11, including debut of duet between Ian and Catherine Coleman performing from the International Space Station (celebrating 50 years since Yuri Gagarin's mission), but precise details unconfirmed.
13/4/11Crocus City HallMoscow, Russia
 
Ian Anderson band (Ian, Florian Opahle, David Goodier, John O'Hara, Scott Hammond) with orchestra (Opus Posth).
(Intro), Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, In the Grip of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Griminelli's Lament¹ (solo: Tatyana Grindenko), Songs from the Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs from the Wood², Mother Goose¹, Bach's Prelude in C Major³, Bourée4 - [Interval] - Thick as a Brick¹ (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor)¹, A Change of Horses¹ (solo: Tatyana Grindenko), Budapest¹, Aqualung (orchestral version)¹, Locomotive Breath (piano intro quoted 'Thick as a Brick'; extended flute solo)¹
1: With Opus Posth.
2: Seven members of Opus Posth, without IA band.
3: Ian, John O'Hara and Opus Posth.
4: In two parts: pre-recorded, featuring Ian, Florian and Catherine Coleman on flute from the International Space Station, then live, featuring Ian, band and Opus Posth.
14/4/11BKZ OktyabrskySt. Petersburg, Russia
 
Ian Anderson band with orchestra.

 
Jethro Tull in Australia
25/4/11Tyagarah Tea Tree FarmByron Bay, Australia
 
The fifth night (of six) of Bluesfest, in the same time slot as Bob Dylan was performing on another stage, to a capacity audience.
Nothing Is Easy, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Thick As A Brick, Bourée, Farm On the Freeway, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
26/4/11State TheatreSydney, Australia
 
Doors opened: 19:30; Tull on stage 20:00-21:00 & 21:20-22:20.
Flute Intro/Living In the Past, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Nursie, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Thick As A Brick, Farm On the Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - A Change Of Horses, Dharma For One, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
27/4/11State TheatreSydney, Australia
 
Doors opened: 19:30; Tull on stage 20:00-21:00 & 21:20-22:20.
Flute Intro/Living In the Past, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Nursie, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Thick As A Brick, Farm On the Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - A Change Of Horses, Dharma For One, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
28/4/11Palais TheatreMelbourne, Australia
 
Living In the Past, Nothing Is Easy, Life Is A Long Song, Up To Me, Beggar's Farm, A New Day Yesterday, Nursie, Thick As A Brick, Farm On the Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - A Change Of Horses, Dharma For One (incl. Bug), My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath

 
Ian Anderson 'solo' in South America
14/5/11Credicard HallSão Paulo, Brazil
 
A press report about this show (12/1/11) mentioned a forthcoming (solo?) album, but only one new piece reached the setlist, an instrumental provisionally introduced as "That F***ing Tune".
Ian Anderson Band: Ian, Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Scott Hammond.
Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major/Bourée, Thick As A Brick, Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
15/5/11Citibank HallRio de Janeiro, Brazil
 
Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
17/5/11Teatro Gran RexBuenos Aires, Argentina
 
Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
18/5/11Teatro Gran RexBuenos Aires, Argentina
 
Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
20/5/11Teatro CaupolicanSantiago, Chile
 
Intro tape (Beethoven's Ninth), Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath, Outro tape (Wonderful World)
21/5/11Anfiteatro del SambilCaracas, Venezuela
 
Living In the Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, That F***ing Tune, Songs From The Wood, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Opahle Instrumental (based on Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor), A Change Of Horses, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
24/5/11Bleú ClubMexico City, Mexico
26/5/11Bleú ClubMexico City, Mexico

 
Ian Anderson in Europe
2/6/11HradHelfštýn, Czech Republic
 
In the courtyard of the mediaeval castle. Audience: 1,500 (sold out).
Living In The Past (20 Years Anniversary version)¹, A New Day Yesterday¹, Up To Me¹, New Band Instrumental (That F*cking Tune)², Hare In The Wine Cup¹, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses³, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Thick As A Brick (14 mins, incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Bach's Toccata & Fugue, A Change Of Horses, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)
1: Ian Anderson Band (Ian, Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Scott Hammond).
2: Introduced as "the overture of 2012's new album".
3: Kolja String Quartet alone.
All other songs: Ian Anderson Band with the Kolja String Quartet.
Supplementary details from the band's own cue sheet.
3/6/11Kongresové CentrumPraha, Czech Republic
 
Living In The Past (20 Years Anniversary version)¹, A New Day Yesterday¹, New Band Instrumental (That F*cking Tune), Up To Me¹, Andantino¹, Hare In The Wine Cup¹, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Life Is A Long Song, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses², Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick (14 mins, incl. 'Poet and Painter'), Bach's Toccata & Fugue, A Change Of Horses, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (orchestral version)
1: Ian Anderson Band.
3: Kolja String Quartet alone.
All other songs: Ian Anderson Band with the Kolja String Quartet.
Supplementary details from the band's own cue sheet.
5/6/11RacecourseCheltenham, UK
 
Wychwood Festival
Ian Anderson Band: Ian, Florian Opahle, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Scott Hammond.
Living In The Past, Up To Me, That F*cking Tune, Life Is A Long Song, Hare In The Wine Cup, Songs From The Wood, Bourée, Thick As A Brick, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, A Change Of Horses, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath

 
Jethro Tull: 40th Anniversary 'Aqualung' USA Tour
8/6/11Red Rocks AmphitheaterMorrison (Denver), Co. USA
 
Support: Kansas.
Tull (Ian, Martin, Doane, John O'Hara, David Goodier) on stage at ~21:00, playing a 90-min set.
Intro tape ('spacey' Beethoven's Ninth), Thick As A Brick ('standard' concert version), Songs From The Wood, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée (version with christmas Album intro), Aqualung, Cross-Eyed Mary, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Up To Me, My God, Hymn 43, Slipstream, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
No separate encore.
10/6/11Comerica TheatrePhoenix, Az. USA
11/6/11Greek TheatreLos Angeles, Ca. USA
 
Tull on stage 20:15 to 22:20.
Intro Tape, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Farm On The Freeway, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Up To Me, Bourée (version with christmas Album intro), Cross-Eyed Mary - [Interval] - Aqualung, My God, Hymn 43, Budapest, Wind Up, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
12/6/11Harrah's RinconValley Center, Ca. USA
 
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Up To Me, Farm On The Freeway, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Hymn 43, Bourée, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
13/6/11Grove of AnaheimAnaheim, Ca. USA
 
Sold-out show. Tull on stage 20:47 to 22:30.
Intro tape ('spacey' Beethoven's Ninth), Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Up To Me, Farm On The Freeway, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Hymn 43, Bourée, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
14/6/11Mountain WinerySaratoga, Ca. USA
 
90-min show (two 45-min sets).
'Slipstream' and 'Wind Up' were on the band's cue sheet, but not played.
Intro tape, Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Beggar's Farm, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return/Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
16/6/11Cuthbert AmphitheaterEugene, Or. USA
17/6/11EdgefieldTroutdale, Or. USA
 
Open air concert.
 
Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43 (jig arrangement), Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
18/6/11Chateau Ste. Michelle WineryWoodinville, Wa. USA
 
Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Hymn 43, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
19/6/11The CentreVancouver, Canada
 
115-min show, including a 30-min interval.
Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
21/6/11Northern Alberta
  Jubilee Auditorium
Edmonton, Canada
22/6/11Southern Alberta
  Jubilee Auditorium
Calgary, Canada
 
Intro tape ('spacey' Beethoven's Ninth), Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
23/6/11Show Lounge, Casino ReginaRegina, Canada
 
Capacity only ~750, but the audience was rowdy enough for Ian to complain, and to cancel the interval.
Intro tape ('spacey' Beethoven's Ninth), Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée, Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
Running order and italicised tracks unconfirmed.
25/6/11Orpheum TheatreMinneapolis, Mn. USA
 
Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
26/6/11Chicago TheatreChicago, Il. USA
 
No support act. Sold-out show.
Living In The Past, Beggar's Farm, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Wond'ring Aloud, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée - [Interval] - Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
27/6/11Rosemont TheatreChicago, Il. USA
 
Concert to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the WDRV radio station. All tickets free, by prize draw.
Support: America.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, Cheap Day Return, Mother Goose, Farm On The Freeway, Bourée, Songs From The Wood, Hymn 43, Cross-Eyed Mary, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)

7/7/11Caird HallDundee, UK
 
Ian receiving an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters) from the University of Abertay Dundee.

 
Jethro Tull in Europe
9/7/11Auditori Marc GrauGavà (Barcelona), Spain
 
Ninth 'Tullianos' Convention
With a 90-min acoustic set by Ian, Florian and John O'Hara: Someday The Sun Won't Shine For You, Life Is a Long Song, Up To Me, Jack-In-The-Green, Hare In The Wine Cup, Wond'ring Again, Adrift and Dumbfounded, Ladies in Black (Eva's song)*, Thick As A Brick (incl. 'Poet and Painter')*, Mother Goose*, Andantino*, Bach's Prelude in C Major, Bourée, Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor, Budapest, Locomotive Breath
*: With Spanish actress Eva Basteiro-Bertolí.
Ian also joined Spanish tribute band 'Un Tal Jethro' for 'Living In The Past' and 'For A Thousand Mothers'.
14/7/11Piazza della CattedraleAsti, Italy
 
Open air concert.
Line-up: Ian, Martin, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Doane Perry.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick (short version), Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Wind Up, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
15/7/11Lido Po ex Cantieri ArniBoretto, Re. Italy
 
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Wind Up, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
US astronaut Cady Coleman played second flute on 'Bourée' (on stage rather than from space). She was on stage again for 'Locomotive Breath', also with Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, on tambourine.
16/7/11Piazza della LoggiaBrescia, Italy
 
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Wind Up, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
17/7/11Arena della ReginaCattolica, Italy
 
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Wind Up, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
18/7/11Teatro RomanoOstia Antica, Italy
 
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Wind Up, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
22/7/11Jazz TentÄänekoski, Finland
 
Keitelejazz Festival
Line-up: Fairport Convention (19:00), Jethro Tull (21.00), Frank Zappa Memorial Pancake Breakfast (23.00).
Tull: Ian, Martin, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Doane Perry. On stage 21:10-22:50, with no interval.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
24/7/11Victoria ParkLondon, UK
 
High Voltage Festival ('Prog' stage).
Also playing: Curved Air, Mostly Autumn, Black Country Communion, Dream Theater.
Living In The Past, Thick as A Brick, Farm on the Freeway, Mother Goose, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
With special guest guitarist Joe Bonamassa for the encore, 'Locomotive Breath'.
28/7/11AmphitheaterHanau, Germany
 
Support: Bardic.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
29/7/11FreilichtbühneSeebronn, Germany
 
Rock of Ages Festival
Muddy, in heavy rain. Also appearing: Slade.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
30/7/11Zitadelle PetersbergErfurt, Germany
 
Open-air venue.
Support: Bardic, a German duo playing Irish folk music.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)
31/7/11Circus Krone BauMünchen, Germany
 
Possibly Martin Barre's last concert with Jethro Tull.
Support: Bardic.
Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick, Up To Me, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Farm On The Freeway, Mother Goose, Heavy Horses, Bourée, Hymn 43, My God, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath (incl. Teacher extract)

 
Ian Anderson 'solo' tour of the UK.
Tickets on sale from December 2010.
Line-up: Ian (acoustic guitar, plastic flute), Florian (acoustic guitar, electric on 1½ songs, occasional electric bass) and John O'Hara (keyboards/effects, accordion, percussion) – no bassist or drummer.
3/9/11Theatre SevernShrewsbury, UK
4/9/11GuildhallGloucester, UK
 
Boris Dancing, Just Trying To Be, Slipstream, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture (previously 'That F***ing Tune'), Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Bach's Prelude In C Major, Bourée - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), Adrift and Dumbfounded (revised lyrics), A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue (w. electric guitar); Budapest (electric guitar for second half), Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)
5/9/11The StablesMilton Keynes, UK
6/9/11St GeorgesBristol, UK
 
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Bach's Prelude In C Major, Bourée - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), Adrift and Dumbfounded, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)
7/9/11Corn ExchangeExeter, UK
 
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Bach's Prelude In C Major/Bourée - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Adrift and Dumbfounded, Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)
9/9/11Beck TheatreHayes, UK
 
With guest Natalie Holt, of the string quartet 'Raven', on viola.
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Nightingale* (sung by Natalie Holt), Bach's Prelude In C Major/Bourée* - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Adrift and Dumbfounded, Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue*, Budapest*, Aqualung (orchestral version)*, Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)*
*: with Natalie Holt.
10/9/11Union ChapelLondon, UK
 
With guest Natalie Holt.
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Nightingale* (sung by Natalie Holt), Bach's Prelude In C Major*, Bourée* - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Adrift and Dumbfounded, Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue*, Budapest*, Aqualung (orchestral version)*, Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)*
*: with Natalie Holt.
11/9/11Camberley TheatreCamberley, UK
 
With guest Natalie Holt.
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Nightingale* (sung by Natalie Holt), Bach's Prelude In C Major*, Bourée* - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Adrift and Dumbfounded, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue*, Budapest*, Aqualung (orchestral version)*, Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)*
18/9/11Opera HouseBuxton, UK
19/9/11SageGateshead, UK
20/9/11Grand Opera HouseYork, UK
 
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Bach's Prelude In C Major/Bourée - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Thick As A Brick, Adrift and Dumbfounded, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Budapest, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath
21/9/11Central HallGrimsby, UK
22/9/11MechanicsBurnley, UK
 
Boris Dancing, Mother Goose, Up To Me, Set-Aside, Overture, Wond'ring Again, Andantino, Hare In The Wine Cup, Bach's Prelude In C Major/Bourée - [Interval] - Up The 'Pool, The Hare..., Thick As A Brick ('Poet and Painter' only), Adrift and Dumbfounded, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Budapest, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath (5/4 time acoustic guitar intro)

24/9/11FillmoreCortemaggiore (Piacenza), Italy
 
24th Italian Tull ('Itullians') Convention.
To be attended by Ian, Florian & John O'Hara.
Also appearing: 'Beggar's Farm', featuring Clive Bunker.

 
Ian Anderson 'solo' tour of Scandinavia.
1/10/11FiladelfiakyrkanStockholm, Sweden
 
IA Band (Ian, Florian, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Scott Hammond) with the Sturcz Quartet
19:35 start with two sets, of 55 and 65 mins, and a 20 min interval.
Beethoven Intro, Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday, Overture, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, Adrift And Dumbfounded, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs From The Wood², Bach's Prelude In C Major¹, Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick (18 min version), Bach's Toccata & Fugue³, A Change Of Horses¹, Budapest (keyboard intro quoting Thick As A Brick)¹, Aquadiddley(?)¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: Band plus Sturcz Quartet.
2: Sturcz Quartet alone.
3: Opahle solo.
2/10/11KoncerthusetMalmö, Sweden
3/10/11LorensbergsteaternGöteborg, Sweden
5/10/11MusikteatretKøbenhavn, Denmark
6/10/11MusikteaterVejle, Denmark
7/10/11MusikhusetEsjberg, Denmark
 
IA Band with the Sturcz Quartet
20:00 start with two sets, of 55 and 65 mins, and a 15 min interval.
Beethoven Intro, Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday, Overture, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, Adrift And Dumbfounded, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs From The Wood², Bach's Prelude In C Major¹, Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick (18 min version), Bach's Toccata & Fugue³, A Change Of Horses¹, Budapest (keyboard intro quoting Thick As A Brick)¹, Aquadiddley(?)¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: Band plus Sturcz Quartet.
2: Sturcz Quartet alone.
3: Opahle solo.
8/10/11VærketRanders, Denmark
 
IA Band with the Sturcz Quartet
Beethoven Intro, Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, Overture, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs From The Wood², Bach's Prelude In C Major¹, Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, A Change Of Horses¹, Bach's Toccata & Fugue³, Budapest, Aqualung¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: Band plus Sturcz Quartet.
2: Sturcz Quartet alone.
3: Opahle solo.
10/10/11LogomoTurku, Finland
 
IA Band with the Sturcz Quartet
20:00-22:20 with an interval 21:00-21:20.
Beethoven Intro, Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday, Overture, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, Adrift And Dumbfounded, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs From The Wood², Bach's Prelude In C Major¹, Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, Bach's Toccata & Fugue³, A Change Of Horses¹, Budapest¹, Aqualung¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: Band plus Sturcz Quartet.
2: Sturcz Quartet alone.
3: Opahle solo.
11/10/11Finlandia HallHelsinki, Finland
 
IA Band with the Sturcz Quartet
20:05-22:30 with an interval 21:05-21:30 .
Beethoven Intro, Living In The Past, A New Day Yesterday (with technical problem), Overture, Up To Me, Hare In The Wine Cup, Adrift And Dumbfounded, Wond'ring Aloud¹, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff¹, Life Is A Long Song¹, Songs From The Wood/Heavy Horses/Songs From The Wood², Bach's Prelude In C Major¹, Bourée¹ - [Interval] - Thick As A Brick, A Change Of Horses¹, Bach's Toccata & Fugue³, Budapest¹, Aqualung¹, Locomotive Breath¹
1: Band plus Sturcz Quartet.
2: Sturcz Quartet alone.
3: Opahle solo.
12/10/11Nokia KontserdimajaTallinn, Estonia

Mid-Oct-
  Early Dec
Ian recording 'Thick As A Brick 2'.

31/10/11Release of 'Aqualung' 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition.

10/12/11CathedralCanterbury, UK
 
'Canterbury Rocks At christmas' Ian Anderson Band line-up: Ian, Florian, David Goodier, Scott Hammond. John O'Hara hospitalised with a chest infection, so Florian learned all keyboard parts on his guitar within 24 hours.
With guests Bruce Dickinson and Justin Hayward. Intended guest Jon Lord fighting pancreatic cancer, and Anna Phoebe absent due to pregnancy.
19:30 start. Sold-out show.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman¹, Gaudete², Jack-In-The-Green, We Three Kings² / We Five Kings, Reading 1, Holly Herald, Revelations³, Reading 2, Forever Autumn4, Bourée - [Interval] - Pavane (w. short flamenco guitar solo), Hare In The Wine Cup, Reading 3, Jerusalem5, Bach's Toccata & Fugue6, Nights In White Satin4, Prayer7, My God, Aqualung (orchestral version)6, Blessing8, Locomotive Breath9 1: Accompanied by The Camden Choral Collective.
2: Sung by The Camden Choral Collective.
3: Sung by Bruce Dickinson (English hymn by G.K.Chesterton, recorded by Iron Maiden).
4: Sung by Justin Hayward.
5: Sung by Bruce Dickinson (William Blake poem, but version recorded by Dickinson for a solo album).
6: Intro on Cathedral organ.
7: Read by Canon Edward Condry.
8: Read by the Reverend George Pitcher.
9: Accompanied by Justin Hayward and Bruce Dickinson.
Reading 1: 'Christmas' (John Betjeman) – read by actor Andrew Lincoln.
Reading 2: 'God's Grandeur' (Gerard Manley Hopkins) – read by TV presenter Gavin Esler, accompanied by Florian on guitar.
Reading 3: 'Nativity' (Jan Dean) – read by Justin Hayward.
16/12/11CathedralSalisbury, UK
 
Ian Anderson Band line-up: Ian, Florian, John O'Hara, David Goodier, Scott Hammond.
With guest Greg Lake.
19:30 start. Sold-out show.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman¹, Jack-In-The-Green, We Three Kings² / We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, This Is The Truth³, Another Christmas Song, Reading 1, Holly Herald, Lucky Man4, Bourée - [Interval] - Reading 2, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Reading 3, Prayer5, I Believe In Father Christmas4, My God, Aqualung (orchestral version), Locomotive Breath6, Blessing7,Thick As A Brick8
1: Vocal solo by Rob Evans, cathedral chorister.
2: Sung by Rob Evans.
3: Sung by Rob Evans, accompanied by Florian.
4: Sung by Greg Lake.
5: Read by the Reverend Joanna Jepson.
6: With Greg Lake on guitar.
7: Read by the Reverend George Pitcher & the Reverend Joanna Jepson.
8: Ending section, with "... and your wise men don't know..." changed to "... three wise men...".
Reading 1: 'That Christmas Armistice' (Private Frederick W. Heath) – read by TV archaeologist Phil Harding.
Reading 2: From 'Marmion: A Christmas Poem' (Sir Walter Scott) – read by Ian Anderson, accompanied by John O'Hara.
Reading 3: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' (Clement Clarke Moore) – read by Greg Lake.
19/12/11CathedralManchester, UK
 
Ian Anderson Band, including Florian.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, Gaudete, Jack-In-The-Green, We Five Kings, A Christmas Song, Reading 1, Hare In The Wine Cup, Another Christmas Song, Reading 2, Bourée - [Interval] - Holly Herald, A Change Of Horses, Bach's Toccata & Fugue, Reading 3, My God, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath/Thick As A Brick
Reading 1: From 'Marmion: A Christmas Poem' (Sir Walter Scott) – read by Ian Anderson, accompanied by John O'Hara.
Other details, including readings, unknown.
21/12/11Chiesa di San SistoPiacenza, Italy
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull for Benefit'
Benefit concerts for the restoration of the Church of San Sisto.
21:30 start.
Line-up: Ian, Florian, John O'Hara
22/12/11Chiesa S. Maria ImmacolataNave, Italy
 
'Ian Anderson plays the christmas Jethro Tull for Benefit'
Benefit concert for foreign 'humanitarian missions' by the Diocese of Nave.
21:30 start.
Line-up: Ian, Florian, John O'Hara

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