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The Medusa Tour was a concert tour by Elton John that lasted from 1999[1] to 2000. The tour was a continuation of the previous tour, An Evening with Elton John. The tour started on 23 September 1999 in Jacksonville, Florida and came to an end on 10 December 2000 in Montgomery, Alabama.[2]

Medusa Tour
Tour by Elton John
Start date23 September 1999
End date10 December 2000
Legs5
No. of shows79 in total
Elton John concert chronology

After visiting Europe in the summer of 2000, Elton John and the band performed Greatest Hits Live. This was a set of three concerts, two of which were at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The two shows at Madison Square Garden were recorded and released as Elton John One Night Only – The Greatest Hits.[3]

Contents

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue Tickets sold / available Revenue
North America (first leg)
23 September 1999[4] Jacksonville United States Jacksonville Coliseum
24 September 1999 Atlanta Philips Arena 18,919 / 18,919 $966,802
25 September 1999 Paradise MGM Grand Garden Arena 8,500 / 8,500 $1,760,020
28 September 1999[5] Springfield Springfield Arena
29 September 1999 Rockford MetroCentre
1 October 1999[6] Champaign Assembly Hall
2 October 1999 Moline MARK of the Quad Cities
6 October 1999 Daytona Beach Ocean Center
8 October 1999[7] Savannah Savannah Civic Center
9 October 1999 Augusta Richmond County Civic Center
12 October 1999 Boston Fleet Center 17,158 / 17,158 $828,093
15 October 1999 New York City Madison Square Garden 38,172 / 38,172 $2,097,980
16 October 1999
27 October 1999 Mobile Mobile Civic Center
29 October 1999[8] North Little Rock Alltel Arena 16,255 / 16,255 $724,649
30 October 1999 Oklahoma City The Myriad
3 November 1999 Omaha Omaha Civic Auditorium
6 November 1999 Minneapolis Target Center 16,167 / 16,167 $848,644
9 November 1999 Chicago Arie Crown Theater 11,722 / 11,722 $919,610
10 November 1999
12 November 1999
15 November 1999 Winnipeg Canada Winnipeg Arena 15,350 / 15,350 $734,625
17 November 1999 Calgary Canadian Airlines Saddledome 17,448 / 17,448 $715,077
18 November 1999 Edmonton Skyreach Centre 17,078 / 17,078 $735,924
20 November 1999 Vancouver GM Place 18,192 / 18,192 $823,673
30 December 1999 Las Vegas United States Thomas & Mack Center 10,598 / 12,072 $3,091,801
North America (second leg)
7 January 2000 Honolulu United States Blaisdell Arena 25,191 / 25,191 $1,525,815
8 January 2000
9 January 2000
4 February 2000 Columbia Carolina Coliseum 9,117 / 9,117 $389,653
5 February 2000 Fayetteville Crown Coliseum 10,216 / 10,216 $408,056
8 February 2000 Lubbock United Spirit Arena
9 February 2000 Valley Center Kansas Coliseum
11 February 2000 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum
12 February 2000 Las Cruces Pan American Center 12,738 / 12,738 $601,560
15 February 2000 Tucson Tucson Convention Center
20 February 2000 Reno Lawlor Events Center 12,240 / 12,240 $729,900
17 March 2000 Lakeland Lakeland Center
18 March 2000 Albany Albany Civic Center
5 April 2000 Binghamton Veterans Memorial Arena
7 April 2000 Portland County Civic Center
8 April 2000 Amherst Mullins Center 9,535 / 10,587 $463,974
9 April 2000 Erie Tullio Arena
14 April 2000 Evansville Roberts Stadium 8,073 / 12,577 $379,705
15 April 2000 Indianapolis Conseco Fieldhouse 12,750 / 15,620 $674,650
18 April 2000 Syracuse Oncenter War Memorial Arena
19 April 2000 Trenton Sovereign Bank Arena
21 April 2000 Wilkes-Barre First Union Arena
22 April 2000 Hershey Hersheypark Arena 8,950 / 8,950 $488,570
25 April 2000 Beaumont Montagne Center
28 April 2000 Birmingham BJCC
29 April 2000 Atlanta Philips Arena
Europe
31 May 2000 Copenhagen Denmark Rosenborg Castle
1 June 2000 Reykjavík Iceland Laugardalsvöllur
9 September 2000 Athens Greece Odeon of Herodes Atticus
10 September 2000
16 September 2000 Marbella Spain Estadio De Futbol
Greatest Hits Live
18 October 2000 Wilkes-Barre United States First Union Arena
20 October 2000 New York City Madison Square Garden
21 October 2000
Europe
3 November 2000 Estoril Portugal Unknown Venue
11 November 2000 Paris France L'Olympia
13 November 2000 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
14 November 2000
16 November 2000 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
18 November 2000 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy Arena
19 November 2000 Hanover Germany Hanover Arena
21 November 2000 Frankfurt Festhalle Frankfurt
22 November 2000 Dortmund Westfalenhallen
24 November 2000 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
25 November 2000 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
27 November 2000 Firenze Italy Palasport
28 November 2000 Milan The Forum
North America
2 December 2000 Bossier City United States CenturyTel Center
3 December 2000 Tulsa Tulsa Convention Center
5 December 2000 Johnson City Freedom Hall
6 December 2000 Wheeling Wheeling Civic Center
8 December 2000 Macon Macon Coliseum
9 December 2000 Albany Albany Civic Center
10 December 2000 Montgomery Garrett Coliseum

Set listsEdit

Standard early US set list
  1. Your Song
  2. The Greatest Discovery
  3. Someone Saved My Live Tonight
  4. Border Song
  5. Daniel
  6. Harmony
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Rocket Man
  9. Tiny Dancer
  10. Philadelphia Freedom
  11. Nikita
  12. Sacrifice
  13. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  14. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  15. Ticking
  16. Carla/Etude
  17. Tonight
  18. Burn Down the Mission
  19. The One
  20. Blue Eyes
  21. Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)
  22. Take Me to the Pilot
  23. Crocodile Rock
  24. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  25. Circle of Life
  26. Bennie and the Jets
  27. Candle in the Wind
Standard European set list
  1. Your Song
  2. The Greatest Discovery
  3. Someone Saved My life Tonight
  4. Border Song
  5. Daniel
  6. Harmony
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Rocket Man
  9. Tiny Dancer
  10. Philadelphia Freedom
  11. American Triangle
  12. Nikita
  13. Sacrifice
  14. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  15. I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues
  16. Ticking
  17. Carla/Etude
  18. Tonight
  19. Burn Down the Mission
  20. The One
  21. Blue Eyes
  22. Take Me to the Pilot
  23. Crocodile Rock
  24. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  25. Circle of Life
  26. Bennie and the Jets
  27. Candle in the Wind
Greatest Hits Live set list
  1. Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
  2. Candle in the Wind
  3. Bennie and the Jets
  4. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  5. Little Jeannie
  6. Philadelphia Freedom
  7. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  8. Tiny Dancer
  9. Daniel
  10. Rocket Man
  11. Club at the End of the Street
  12. Blue Eyes
  13. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
    with Mary J. Blige
  14. The One
  15. I Don't Wanna Go On with You Like That
  16. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  17. Sacrifice
  18. Come Together
  19. Your Song
    with Ronan Keating
  20. Sad Songs (Say So Much)
    with Bryan Adams
  21. I'm Still Standing
  22. Crocodile Rock
  23. Saturday Nights Alright for Fighting
  24. The Bitch Is Back
  25. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  26. Don't Go Breaking My Heart
    with Kiki Dee
Standard later US set list
  1. Your Song
  2. The Greatest Discovery
  3. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  4. Border Song
  5. Daniel
  6. Harmony
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Rocket Man
  9. Tiny Dancer
  10. Philadelphia Freedom
  11. American Triangle
  12. Nikita
  13. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  14. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  15. Ticking
  16. Carla/Etude
  17. Tonight
  18. Take Me to the Pilot
  19. The One
  20. Blue Eyes
  21. Crocodile Rock
  22. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  23. Circle of Life
  24. Bennie and the Jets
  25. Candle in the Wind

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com. Retrieved 1 September 2011
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  3. ^ [1] imdb.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  4. ^ [2] jacksonville.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  5. ^ [3] songkick.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  6. ^ [4] songkick.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  7. ^ [5] savannahnow.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  8. ^ [6] littlerock.about.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011

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