Blondes 'Ave More Fun Tour

The Blondes 'Ave More Fun Tour was a worldwide concert tour held by British singer-songwriter Rod Stewart to promote his album Blondes Have More Fun. The tour began on 20 November 1978 in Paris and ended on 28 June 1979 in Los Angeles, California.

Blondes 'Ave More Fun Tour
Concert by Rod Stewart
Start date20 November 1978
End date28 June 1979
Legs4
No. of shows89
Rod Stewart concert chronology

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
Europe [1][2][3]
20 November 1978 Paris France Pavillon de Paris
21 November 1978 Brussels Belgium Forest National
22 November 1978 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Rotterdam
24 November 1978 Stockholm Sweden Johanneshovs Isstadion
25 November 1978 Gothenburg Scandinavium
27 November 1978 Oslo Norway Ekeberghallen
28 November 1978 Copenhagen Denmark Falkoner Teatret
2 December 1978 Manchester England Kings Hall
3 December 1978
5 December 1978
6 December 1978
8 December 1978 Leicester Granby Halls
9 December 1978
11 December 1978 Brighton Brighton Centre
12 December 1978
13 December 1978
16 December 1978 Birmingham National Exhibition Centre
17 December 1978
21 December 1978 London Olympia London
22 December 1978
23 December 1978
28 December 1978
29 December 1978
30 December 1978
Oceania[4][5][6]
31 January 1979 Perth Australia Perth Entertainment Centre
1 February 1979
2 February 1979
5 February 1979 Adelaide Adelaide Oval
9 February 1979 Melbourne VFL Park
12 February 1979 Sydney Sydney Showgrounds
13 February 1979
16 February 1979 Brisbane Brisbane Festival Hall
17 February 1979
18 February 1979
22 February 1979 Auckland New Zealand Western Springs Stadium
25 February 1979 Wellington Athletic Park
27 February 1979 Christchurch Lancaster Park
Asia[5][4]
6 March 1979 Tokyo Japan Nippon Budokan
7 March 1979
8 March 1979 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kokusai Center
10 March 1979 Nagoya Nagoya Civic Assembly Hall
11 March 1979 Osaka Festival Hall
12 March 1979
14 March 1979 Tokyo Nippon Budokan
15 March 1979
North America[7][8][4]
18 March 1979 Honolulu United States Neal S. Blaisdell Center
19 March 1979
20 March 1979
12 April 1979 Edmonton Canada Northlands Coliseum
14 April 1979 Vancouver Pacific Coliseum
15 April 1979
17 April 1979 Denver United States McNichols Sports Arena
19 April 1979 San Antonio HemisFair Arena
21 April 1979 Houston The Summit
22 April 1979
24 April 1979 Birmingham Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
25 April 1979 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
27 April 1979 Louisville Freedom Hall
28 April 1979 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
29 April 1979 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum
1 May 1979 Chicago Uptown Theatre
2 May 1979
3 May 1979 Richfield Richfield Coliseum
5 May 1979
6 May 1979 Toronto Canada Maple Leaf Gardens
7 May 1979
9 May 1979 Montreal Montreal Forum
11 May 1979 Detroit United States Cobo Arena
12 May 1979
13 May 1979
29 May 1979 Pittsburgh Civic Arena
30 May 1979 Landover Capital Centre
1 June 1979 Providence Providence Civic Center
2 June 1979 Boston Boston Garden
4 June 1979 Philadelphia Spectrum
5 June 1979 New York City Madison Square Garden
7 June 1979
8 June 1979
9 June 1979
11 June 1979 Kansas City Kemper Arena
15 June 1979 Daly City Cow Palace
17 June 1979
19 June 1979 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
21 June 1979 Los Angeles The Forum
22 June 1979
24 June 1979
25 June 1979
26 June 1979
28 June 1979

Set listEdit

  1. Hot Legs
  2. Born Loose
  3. Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  4. The Wild Side of Life
  5. Get Back (The Beatles cover)
  6. You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)
  7. I Don't Want to Talk About It
  8. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right (Luther Ingram cover)
  9. Blondes (Have More Fun)
  10. Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?
  11. I Just Want to Make Love to You (Willie Dixon cover)
  12. The Killing of Georgie (Parts I & II)
  13. Maggie May
  14. (I Know) I'm Losing You (The Temptations cover)
  15. Sweet Little Rock And Roller (Chuck Berry cover)
  16. Sailing (Sutherland Brothers cover)

Encore

  1. Twistin' the Night Away (Sam Cooke cover)
  2. You Wear It Well[9][10]

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ Rod Stewart FullShows (11 February 2013). "Rod Stewart - Live In Manchester (Full Concert) 1978" – via YouTube.
  4. ^ a b c "ABOUT ROD – Tour 1978". www.rodstewartfanclub.com. Archived from the original on 25 March 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Search for setlists: rod stewart 1979 (page 5) | setlist.fm". www.setlist.fm. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  6. ^ "rod stewart tour 1978–1979 – Buscar con Google". www.google.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  7. ^ "ROD STEWART 1979 BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN TOUR Unused Concert Ticket". eBay. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Search for setlists: rod stewart 1979". www.setlist.fm. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Rod Stewart Average Setlists of tour: Blondes Have More Fun Tour | setlist.fm". www.setlist.fm. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  10. ^ Rod Stewart concert, archived from the original on 20 July 2016, retrieved 13 July 2017