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1974

songs played on tour

There were 129 scheduled Jethro Tull concerts in 1975.
This page lists January-May, whilst June-December dates are here.

We're still unsure of several setlists - can you help?
Please also let us know if you can identify the sole unidentified venue.


12/12/74 - 12/1/75
 
Ian rented a house 'abroad' (Montreux, Switzerland?), to be alone whilst writing the material which became the 'Minstrel In The Gallery' album.

17/1/75Civic CenterAsheville, NC. USA
 
Tull had rented the Asheville Coliseum for the full week prior to this show, for rehearsal.
19/1/75Alabama UniversityTuscaloosa, Al. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
Scheduled to be at the Memorial Coliseum, but moved.
20/1/75OmniAtlanta, Ga. USA
21/1/75Mid South ColiseumMemphis, Tn. USA
22/1/75City State FairgroundsOklahoma City, Ok. USA
 
Included 'The Third Hurrah'.
A crew member recalls the venue as 'Myriad'; though the Myriad Botanical Gardens, about a kilometre from the City State Fairgrounds, doesn't seem to have ever hosted concerts, it is next to large venues.
23/1/75Tarrant County Convention Center ArenaFort Worth, Tx. USA
 
A power failure meant some instruments were inaudible during 'Queen And Country'. Ian stopped the show, then added an extra piece to the show, to make up for the interruption (an extended guitar instrumental during 'Back-Door Angels').
24/1/75Convention Center Arena, HemisfairSan Antonio, Tx. USA
25/1/75Tarrant County Convention Center ArenaFort Worth, Tx. USA
 
Back for a second show, possibly due to the problems two days earlier. The crew apparently weren't pleased.
26/1/75Assembly CenterTulsa, Ok. USA
 
Classical Intro (tape), Minstrel/Wind-Up, Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God (incl. Bourée & Living In The Past), SeaLion, Queen And Country, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings), Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Instrumental, Back-Door Angels, Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Instrumental/Back-Door Angels (reprise)
27/1/75Pershing AuditoriumLincoln, Ne. USA
28/1/75Kemper ArenaKansas City, Mo. USA
29/1/75ArenaSt Louis, Mo. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
Classical Intro (tape), Minstrel/Wind-Up, Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), My God (incl. Bourée & Living In The Past), SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings)/Reasons For Waiting, Cross-Eyed Mary, Wond'ring Aloud/Again, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Instrumental, Back-Door Angels, Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Instrumental/Back-Door Angels (reprise)
Closing tracks unconfirmed.
31/1/75Sports ArenaSan Diego, Ca. USA
1/2/75Sports ArenaSan Diego, Ca. USA
2/2/75Selland ArenaFresno, Ca. USA
3/2/75LA ForumInglewood, Ca. USA
 
Support: Carmen. Sold out (audience: 20,000)
4/2/75LA ForumInglewood, Ca. USA
 
Support: Carmen. Sold out (audience: 20,000)
5/2/75Community Center ArenaTucson, Az. USA
6/2/75Grand Hall Of El Paso Civic CenterEl Paso, Tx. USA
8/2/75LA ForumInglewood, Ca. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
Extra show, added due to demand.
9/2/75LA ForumInglewood, Ca. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
Another extra show, added due to demand.
10/2/75LA ForumInglewood, Ca. USA
 Supercharged Through LA
Support: Carmen.
Yet another extra show, added due to demand.
Included:
Wond'ring Aloud, My God (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past & Pop Goes The Weasel), SeaLion, Skating Away..., WarChild, Bungle In The Jungle
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16/2/75Dane County ColiseumMadison, Wi. USA
17/2/75Metropolitan Sports CenterMinneapolis, Mn. USA
18/2/75University of Illinois Assembly HallChampaign, Il. USA
19/2/75Chicago StadiumChicago, Il. USA
20/2/75Chicago StadiumChicago, Il. USA
21/2/75Richfield ColiseumCleveland, Oh. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
23/2/75Convention CenterNiagara Falls, NY. USA
 
The show was delayed because, when making his 'big' entrance, Martin tripped on a cable, damaging the stage rig. Lights and sound were restored within 15-20 mins.
24/2/75War MemorialSyracuse, NY. USA
25/2/75SpectrumPhiladelphia, Pa. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
26/2/75SpectrumPhiladelphia, Pa. USA
27/2/75Hershey Park ArenaHershey, Pa. USA
28/2/75ColiseumHampton, Va. USA
2/3/75Veterans Memorial ColiseumNew Haven, Ct. USA
3/3/75Nassau ColiseumUniondale, NY. USA
4/3/75Nassau ColiseumUniondale, NY. USA
5/3/75Civic ArenaPittsburgh, Pa. USA
7/3/75Madison Square GardenNYC, NY. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
Classical Intro (tape), Minstrel (fragment)/Wind-Up, Passion Play (excerpt - Edit no.9?), Thick As A Brick (excerpt - Edit no.1?), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée, Living In The Past (inst.), Thick As A Brick (reprise), Pop Goes The Weasel), SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. drum solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings), Queen And Country, Reasons For Waiting, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels, Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Instrumental/Back-Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
8/3/75Civic CenterProvidence, RI. USA
 
This concert was thought to have been on 6 March, with Tull at the Spectrum in Philadelphia on 8 March. However, a ticket stub is available for the Providence show, on 8 March, and the Philadelphia 3-8-1975 recording is identical to that known to have been made in Providence, available as Another Cup Of Tea Dear? or Live In Providence.
Classical Intro (tape), Minstrel/Wind-Up, Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée, Living In The Past (inst.), Thick As A Brick (reprise), Pop Goes The Weasel), SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. drum solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings), Queen And Country, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels/Minstrel In The Gallery (inst.), Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Instrumental/Back-Door Angels (reprise)
9/3/75Civic CenterBaltimore, Md. USA
 
Classical Intro (tape), Minstrel/Wind-Up, Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God (incl. Bourée)/Living In The Past, SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings), Reasons For Waiting, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels, Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Instrumental/Back-Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed
10/3/75Madison Square GardenNYC, NY. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
11/3/75Civic CenterSpringfield, Ma. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
12/3/75GardenBoston, Ma. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
13/3/75GardenBoston, Ma. USA
 
Support: Carmen.
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30/3/75DeutschlandhalleBerlin, Germany
1/4/75OstseehalleKiel, Germany
 
According to press reports, Ian suffered a severe ankle injury and had to be carried off stage. His ankle in plaster, he was confined to a wheelchair, and 'at least five gigs' were cancelled (Ian later said one show was cancelled, but a crew member's notes prove otherwise). This event was also cited as the reason for a delay in releasing 'M.U.'.
2/4/75Congress CentrumHamburg, Germany
 
Cancelled, due to Ian's injury.
3/4/75Congress CentrumHamburg, Germany
 
Cancelled, due to Ian's injury.
4/4/75MünsterlandhalleMünster, Germany
 
Cancelled, due to Ian's injury.
5/4/75FesthalleFrankfurt, Germany
 
Cancelled, due to Ian's injury.
6/4/75?FesthalleFrankfurt, Germany
 
A crew member recalls this concert having been cancelled due to Ian's injury – do the following details apply to the 11/4 or 12/4 concert instead?
Support: Message.
Intro, Wind-Up (excerpt)/Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt, w. flute solo, incl. Bourée), Wond'ring Aloud, My God, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Living In The Past(inst.)/SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, WarChild Suite, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels, Minstrel In The Gallery (Intro), Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Back-Door Angels (reprise), Wind-Up (complete), Queen and Country, Aqualung (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
7/4/75SporthalleKöln, Germany
8/4/75GrugahalleEssen, Germany
9/4/75SchwarzwaldhalleKarlsruhe, Germany
 
Intro (incl. Minstrel In The Gallery), Wind-Up (excerpt), Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God/Bourée)/Living In The Past/Pop Goes The Weasel/My God (reprise), SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings)/Reasons For Waiting, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, The Story Of The Hare..., Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels, Minstrel In The Gallery (Intro), Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Back-Door Angels (reprise), Wind-Up (complete), Queen and Country, Aqualung (reprise).
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
10/4/75Frederich-Ebert-HalleLudwigshafen, Germany
11/4/75FesthalleFrankfurt, Germany
12/4/75FesthalleFrankfurt, Germany
 
Additional show, replacing one of those cancelled due to Ian's injury.
14/4/75Hala SportovaZagreb, Yugoslavia
15/4/75Pionir HallBeograd, Yugoslavia
16/4/75Hala TivoliLjubliana, Yugoslavia
 
Scheduled to be played at Graz Bundesstadion, Liebenau, Austria, but that show was cancelled before the tour.
17/4/75WienstadthalleWien, Austria
 Wien or Live In Wien, 4-17-1975 or Flute Cake in Vienna 1975
Wind-Up (excerpt), Passion Play (excerpt), Thick As A Brick (excerpt), Wond'ring Aloud/Again, My God (w. flute solo incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée), Living In The Past, SeaLion, Skating Away..., Ladies (w. Drum Solo), WarChild, 'WarChild Suite' (piano & strings), Reasons for Waiting, Cross-Eyed Mary, Bungle In The Jungle, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Back-Door Angels, Minstrel In The Gallery (Intro), Locomotive Breath/Hard-Headed English General/Back-Door Angels (reprise), Wind-Up (complete), Queen and Country, Aqualung (reprise).
18/4/75OlympiahalleMünchen, Germany
20/4/75HallenstadionZürich, Switzerland

24/4/75RTV StudioMonte Carlo, Monaco
-14/6/75
Working on the 'Minstrel In The Gallery' album, using the Maison Rouge Mobile Studio.
24/4-15/5: rehearsal; 16/5-6/6: recording; 7-14/6: mixing.
Dates very approximate.
?/5/75RTV StudioMonte Carlo, Monaco
 
Recorded (by veteran BBC producer Jeff Griffin) for the BBC during the making of 'Minstrel'.
Broadcast on 'Sounds On Sunday', 5/10/75. Also contributed tracks to the '20 Years' box set.
Minstrel in the Gallery, Requiem, Aqualung, Cold Wind To Valhalla

Warchild, Minstrel In The Gallery

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