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Aug-Nov
1996

songs played on tour

There were 93 scheduled Jethro Tull concerts in 1997.
This page lists March-June, whilst July-August dates are here and Sept-November dates are here.

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


23/1/97UK release of 'Through The Years'
25/2/97UK (& elsewhere) release of 'A Jethro Tull Collection' Identical content to 'Through The Years'.
22/3/97StadthalleBetzdorf/Sieg, Germany
 
German Tull Convention
Bands appearing included Wild Turkey (with Glenn), Solstice (with Clive), Vikkie Clayton (with Clive) & Fairport Convention, but no current JT members made guest appearances.
14/4/97UK release of 'The Originals' (re-release of the first three albums).

23/5/97Royal Festival HallLondon, UK
 
David Palmer and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring Ian Anderson
Numerous Queen, Genesis and Yes pieces; Tull content:
With Ian: Bourée, Thick As A Brick, Elegy, Too Old To Rock'N'Roll..., Living In The Past (orchestral inst.)
Without Ian: Elegy (D.Palmer, w. vocals)
Encore (w. Ian): Locomotive Breath
30/5/97Rock FestivalEsbjerg, Denmark
 
Tracklist from crew's cuesheet.
Tull were on stage from ~21:10 to ~22:35.
A Song For Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Acres Wild (live premiere, 19 years after its album release), Dangerous Veils, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Beside Myself, Morris Minus, We Used To Know, Bourée (original version, with Martin/Ian flute duet), My God, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living In The Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters March, Cheerio
During 'Living In The Past' Ian indicated that the band should play faster, presumably to meet a curfew.
31/5/97Beck TheatreHayes, UK
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Morris Minus, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, Acres Wild, Up the 'Pool, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery (no guitar solo)/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Cheerio
2/6/97UK release of 'Thick As A Brick 25th Anniversary Special Edition'
2/6/97Assembly HallTunbridge Wells, UK
3/6/97Dacorum PavilionHemel Hempstead, UK
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Paparazzi, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, Acres Wild, Up the 'Pool, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery (no guitar solo)/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Cheerio
5/6/97Halle des SportsDifferdange, Luxembourg
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Morris Minus, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, Acres Wild, Up the 'Pool, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery (no guitar solo)/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Cheerio
6/6/97VredenburgUtrecht, Netherlands
 Norway, Your Way
Inaccurate title!
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, Beside Myself, In Sight Of The Minaret, Paparazzi, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, Acres Wild, Up the 'Pool, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Cheerio
7/6/97Ancienne BelgiqueBruxelles, Belgium
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Morris Minus, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, Acres Wild, Up the 'Pool, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Cheerio
9/6/97ArenaPoznan, Poland
 
Tull's Polish live debut, after bookings in 1994 and '95 fell-through, and the 1996 dates were cancelled.
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Paparazzi (inst.), Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Mother Goose, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/The Dambusters March/Cheerio
10/6/97Dworzec GłównyPoznań, Poland
 
The Polish promoters did not provide transport on this tour. Whilst the band were boarding a train at Poznań (presumably the morning after the concert there), Ian was robbed: he was isolated from the band and the chain attaching his wallet to his belt was cut.
10/6/97ColiseumWarszawa, Poland
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Morris Minus, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Mother Goose, We Used To Know, Pussy Willow, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/The Dambusters March/Cheerio
11/6/97SpodekKatowice, Poland
 Live At Spodek
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Barre Instrumental, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Nothing Is Easy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Mother Goose, We Used To Know, My God, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/The Dambusters March/Cheerio
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13/6/97Zimní stadion Lud'ka ČajkyZlín, Czech Republic
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Barre Instrumental, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)
14/6/97AmphitheatrePresov, Slovak Republic
16/6/97Petofi CsarnokBudapest, Hungary
 
Doane's birthday
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Morris Minus, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Nothing Is Easy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Mother Goose, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Bungle In The Jungle/Minstrel In The Gallery/Teacher, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/The Dambusters March/Cheerio
17/6/97Bystrica Zimni StadiumBanska, Slovak Republic
18/6/97Prűmyslový Palác, VýstavištePraha, Czech Republic
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Barre intrumental, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Cheerio
20/6/97SporthalleAugsburg, Germany
 
Support: Hank Davison Band
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/The Dambusters March/Cheerio
21/6/97Rudi-Sedlmeyer-HalleMünchen, Germany
 Made In Munich
Support: Hank Davison Band (20:00-20:20)
Tull (20:30-23:00): A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Back To Budapest*, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/The Dambusters March/Cheerio * : with special guest Leslie Mandoki.
22/6/97SchloßplatzWerneck, Germany
 Live In Werneck
Scheduled to be played in Bad Mergentheim, but moved.
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
23/6/97Rhein-Mosel-HalleKoblenz, Germany
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, - [Interval] - Nothing Is Easy, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
24/6/97KulturzeltTübingen, Germany
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
26/6/97Freilichtbühne KillesbergStuttgart, Germany
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Acres Wild, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
27/6/97Große JurahalleNeumarkt, Germany
 
Support: Fiddler's Green
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, The Whistler, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
28/6/97NaturtheaterSteinbach-Langenbach, Germany
 
Support: Horch
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, The Whistler, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
29/6/97HessentagKorbach, Germany
 
Support: Paddy Goes To Holyhead (?)
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, The Whistler, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio
30/6/97Eissporthalle (Maximilianpark)Hamm, Germany
 
A Song for Jeffrey, Aqualung, Thick As A Brick, Dangerous Veils, In Sight Of The Minaret, The Whistler, Beside Myself, Misère, Skating Away..., Bourée, Songs From The Wood/Too Old To Rock'N'Roll.../Heavy Horses, We Used To Know, Flying Dutchman (intro)/My God, In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff, Nothing Is Easy, Locomotive Breath, Aquadiddley/Living in the Past/Dogs In The Midwinter (inst.)/Dambusters' March (inst.), Cheerio

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