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songs played on tour

There were 116 scheduled Jethro Tull concerts in 1977.
This page lists January-June, whilst Sept-December dates are here.

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


 
David Palmer's first tour as an 'official', full-time member of Tull, though he had been their orchestral arranger for several years, had performed as a guest on the 1976 N.American tour, and had 'properly' joined Tull in Oct. 1976.
14/1/77Civic AuditoriumPasadena, Ca. USA
 Live In Pasadena or First Show In 1977
Intro (Quartet), Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Crazed Institution, Fire At Midnight, Quatrain, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, To Cry You A Song/A New Day Yesterday (w. flute solo incl. Bourée & Quartet)/Living In The Past (inst.), Velvet Green, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Bungle In The Jungle, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Hunting Girl, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind Up/Back Door Angels, Locomotive Breath/Instrumental (not 'Land Of Hope And Glory'), Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
15/1/77Civic AuditoriumPasadena, Ca. USA
16/1/77Dorothy Chandler PavilionLA, Ca. USA
 Reflections Through The Glass Chandelier or With Kitchen Prose...
Intro (Terry Ellis), Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée), Living In The Past, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (incl. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Instrumental
19/1/77Masonic AuditoriumDetroit, Mi. USA
 Live 1-19-1977 Detroit
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée), Living In The Past (inst.), A New Day Yesterday, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (incl. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Instrumental, Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
20/1/77Masonic AuditoriumDetroit, Mi. USA
22/1/77Radio City Music HallNYC, NY. USA
 
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Inst., To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée), Living In The Past, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (incl. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Instrumental, Back Door Angels (reprise)
23/1/77Radio City Music HallNYC, NY. USA
 
Setlist unverified, but included:
Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery
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27/1/77Broadcasting House?London, UK
 
Ian interviewed on BBC Radio 1.
 
British Tour '77
1/2/77Capitol TheatreAberdeen, UK
2/2/77Apollo TheatreGlasgow, UK
 
Sold out, two-hour show.
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, To Cry You A Song, Instrumental, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels)/Land of Hope & Glory/Locomotive Breath, Back Door Angels (reprise)
Setlist derived from a rather hostile NME review, which doesn't mention 'A New Day...', claims the subsequent instrumental included 'Driving Song', and claims an excerpt of 'A Passion Play' was played before 'Minstrel...'.
3/2/77City HallNewcastle, UK
 
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath
Italicised tracks and precise track order unconfirmed.
4/2/77UK release of 'Songs From The Wood' Highest chart position: 13
4/2/77ApolloManchester, UK
 
Extra show, added due to the scheduled 5/2/77 show having sold out. This show was also full.
5/2/77ApolloManchester, UK
 
Sold out, two-hour show.
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick (20 mins?), Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée and Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Land Of Hope And Glory
Setlist seemingly as 7/2/77, but italicised tracks not absolutely verified.
First confirmed appearence of 'Land Of Hope And Glory'.
6/2/77OdeonBirmingham, UK
7/2/77Empire TheatreLiverpool, UK
 Live In Beatle City
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath
9/2/77Gaumont TheatreSouthampton, UK
 Though labelled as being from this show, the Songs From The Wooden Grammophone boot is not.
10/2/77Golders Green HippodromeLondon, UK
 Songs From The Wooden Grammophone or Sight And Sound or Velvet Green or Hippodrome Breath
Contributed a medley (Wind Up/Land of Hope & Glory/Locomotive Breath) to the '25th Anniversary' box set.
First 60 mins. broadcast on BBC 'Sight & Sound' TV & radio show, 19/2/77 (BBC2, 18:30); included:
Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Aqualung, Wind Up/Land of Hope & Glory/Locomotive Breath
Not the complete set.
11/2/77Hammersmith OdeonLondon, UK
 
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée , Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
11/2/77Carlton Tower HotelLondon, UK
 
An (after show?) party to celebrate the Hammersmith show ('highlight' of the first UK tour in two years), attended by a number of UK celebrities, incl. Melvyn Bragg & Graham Chapman. Ian brought a six-pack of lager.
12/2/77Hammersmith OdeonLondon, UK
13/2/77Hammersmith OdeonLondon, UK
14/2/77Colston HallBristol UK
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21/2/77US release of 'Songs From The Wood' Highest chart position: 8

23/2/77Sports ArenaSan Diego, Ca. USA
 
Booked, and tickets were sold, but the show was rescheduled to 8 April.
25/2/77Convention CenterAnaheim, Ca. USA
 
Ticket stubs exist stating this date, but it's known that the start of the US tour was reorganised, so presumably tickets were honoured at the 6 or 7 April concerts.
An audience member recalls that the concert was postponed because Ian was ill - "throat" problems were mentioned.

1/3/77ColiseumOakland, Ca. USA
3/3/77Seattle Center ColiseumSeattle, Wa. USA
 Seattle Centre Coliseum 1977
4/3/77McArthur Court, U. Of Or.Eugene, Or. USA
5/3/77Washington State UniversityPullman, Wa. USA
 
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental/Drum Solo, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday, Flute Solo (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Pan Dance?)/Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath, Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised track unconfirmed.
6/3/77University Of MontanaMissoula, Mt. USA
8/3/77McNichols ArenaDenver, Co. USA
9/3/77City Auditorium ArenaOmaha, Ne. USA
10/3/77University Of MissouriColumbia, Mo. USA
11/3/77Riverfront ColiseumCincinnati, Oh. USA
12/3/77McGaw Memorial Hall, Northwestern U.Evanston, Il. USA
 
Tickets: $7.
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Teacher, Instrumental/Drum Solo, Flute Solo (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée)/Living In The Past, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Back Door Angels, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Land Of Hope & Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)
13/3/77Kiel AuditoriumSt Louis, Mo. USA
14/3/77Municipal AuditoriumNashville Tn USA
15/3/77Mid-South ColiseumMemphis, Tn. USA
16/3/77Louisville Gardens Convention CenterLouisville, Ky. USA
 
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental/Drum Solo, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday, Flute Solo (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée)/Living In The Past, Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Land Of Hope & Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)
Final track unconfirmed.
17/3/77Chicago StadiumChicago, Il. USA
18/3/77Robertson Memorial Field House, Bradley U.Peoria, Il. USA
19/3/77St John's ArenaColumbus, Oh. USA
21/3/77Cobo HallDetroit, Mi. USA
22/3/77Cobo HallDetroit, Mi. USA
23/3/77Richfield ColiseumCleveland, Oh. USA
24/3/77Maple Leaf GardensToronto, Canada
25/3/77ForumMontréal, Canada
26/3/77Civic CenterOttawa, Canada
 Live At The Ottawa Civic Centre
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. flute solo & Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath, Back Door Angels (reprise)
28/3/77GardenBoston, Ma. USA
 
John Evan's birthday
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. flute solo (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée) & Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath/Land Of The Hope And Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
29/3/77War Memorial AuditoriumBuffalo, NY. USA
 
Included:
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick
30/3/77War MemorialSyracuse, NY. USA
31/3/77Veterans Memorial ColiseumNew Haven, Ct. USA
 
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental/Drum Solo, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday, Flute Solo (incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée), A New Day Yesterday (reprise, incl. Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick (or No Rehearsal?)), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Wind-Up (reprise), Locomotive Breath, Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
1/4/77Veterans Memorial ColiseumNew Haven, Ct. USA
6/4/77Convention CenterAnaheim, Ca. USA
 A Sackful Of Trousersnakes
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Inst., To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath/Dambusters March
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
7/4/77Convention CenterAnaheim, Ca. USA
8/4/77Sports ArenaSan Diego, Ca. USA
9/4/77ArenaLong Beach, Ca. USA
10/4/77Alladin TheaterLas Vegas, Nv. USA
 Alladin Theatre, Las Veqas '77
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Inst., To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. Bourée, Living In The Past), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Guitar Solo, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels), Locomotive Breath
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
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16/4/77MessecentrumNürnburg, Germany
17/4/77OlympiahalleMünchen, Germany
 
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. flute solo)/Living In The Past (inst., incl. No Rehearsal extract), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath/Hard Headed English General/Land Of Hope & Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)
Italicised tracks unconfirmed.
18/4/77FesthalleFrankfurt, Germany
19/4/77EilenfriedehalleHannover, Germany
20/4/77SporthalleKöln, Germany
21/4/77GrugahalleEssen, Germany
22/4/77StadthalleBremen, Germany
23/4/77DeutschlandhalleBerlin, Germany
 Arnolds Kitchen Prose
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. flute solo)/Living In The Past (inst., incl. No Rehearsal extract), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath/Hard Headed English General/Land Of Hope & Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)

24/5/77KonserthusetStockholm, Sweden
25/5/77ScandinaviumGöteborg, Sweden
 
19:30 start.
27/5/77TivoliKøbenhavn, Denmark
29/5/77Kongress Zentrum HalleHamburg, Germany
30/5/77SaarlandhalleSaarbrücken, Germany
 
Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday/Flute Solo (incl. God Rest Ya Merry Gentlemen, Bourée), A New Day Yesterday (reprise, incl. Living In The Past, Thick As A Brick (or No Rehearsal?), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Wind-Up (reprise), Locomotive Breath, Back Door Angels (reprise)
31/5/77Palais des CongressParis, France
2/6/77Ahoy'Rotterdam, Netherlands
 Live In Rotterdam
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (incl. flute solo)/Living In The Past (inst., incl. No Rehearsal extract), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath/Hard Headed English General/Land Of Hope & Glory/Back Door Angels (reprise)
3/6/77Voorst NationaalBruxelles, Belgium
5/6/77St Jacob StadiumBasel, Switzerland
6/6/77Olympia EisstadionInnsbruck, Austria
7/6/77SporthalleLinz, Austria
8/6/77StadthalleWien, Austria
 An Honest Measure
Quartet, Wondr'ing Aloud, Skating Away..., Jack-In-The-Green, Thick As A Brick, Songs From The Wood, Instrumental, To Cry You A Song, A New Day Yesterday (w. flute solo, incl. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bourée, Living In The Past (inst.)), Velvet Green, Hunting Girl, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Minstrel In The Gallery, Cross-Eyed Mary, Aqualung, Wind-Up (inc. Back Door Angels & guitar solo), Locomotive Breath/Land Of Hope & Glory/Instrumental/Back Door Angels (reprise)

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