Red Pill Blues Tour

The Red Pill Blues Tour[1] is the sixth headlining concert tour by American band Maroon 5, in support of their sixth studio album Red Pill Blues (2017). The tour began on May 30, 2018 in Tacoma, Washington[2] and concluded on December 31, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.[3] With over sixty dates, the tour traveled to the Americas, Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Red Pill Blues Tour
Tour by Maroon 5
Maroon 5 Red Pill Blues Tour 2019.jpeg
Promotional poster for the tour
Location
  • North America
  • South America
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Middle East
Associated albumRed Pill Blues
Start dateMay 30, 2018 (2018-05-30)
End dateDecember 31, 2019 (2019-12-31)
Legs9
No. of shows66
Maroon 5 concert chronology

BackgroundEdit

Maroon 5 announced the tour on October 26, 2017 and produced by Live Nation Entertainment, with American singer Julia Michaels, who served as the opening act in North America.[4] On August 28, 2018, the band announced new dates for Australia, Asia and Europe.[5] Artists, Cxloe (Australia)[6] and Sigrid (Europe),[7] were announced as the tour's opening acts.

Opening actsEdit

2018Edit

2019Edit

Set listEdit

North America setlist

This setlist is based on the band's opening concert in Tacoma, Washington on May 30, 2018[13]

  1. Opening (interlude) (contains scene from Back to the Future and featuring the character Marty McFly (portrayed by Michael J. Fox))
  2. "What Lovers Do"
  3. "Payphone"
  4. "This Love"
  5. "Stereo Hearts" (Gym Class Heroes cover)
  6. "Sunday Morning"
  7. "Animals"
  8. "One More Night"
  9. "Cold"
  10. "Wait"
  11. "Don't Wanna Know"
  12. "It Was Always You"
  13. "Love Somebody"
  14. "Makes Me Wonder"
  15. "Rock with You" (Michael Jackson cover)
  16. "Moves Like Jagger"
Encore
  1. "Lost Stars" (Adam Levine song)
  2. "She Will Be Loved"
  3. "Forever Young" (Alphaville cover)
  4. "Girls Like You"
  5. "Maps"
  6. "Sugar"
Asia setlist

This setlist is based on the band's opening concert in Taiwan on March 1, 2019[14]

  1. Opening (interlude) (contains scene from Back to the Future and featuring the character Marty McFly (portrayed by Michael J. Fox))
  2. "What Lovers Do"
  3. "Payphone"
  4. "This Love"
  5. "Misery"
  6. "Sunday Morning"
  7. "Animals"
  8. "One More Night"
  9. "Cold"
  10. "Maps"
  11. "Harder to Breathe"
  12. "Don't Wanna Know"
  13. "Wait"
  14. "Makes Me Wonder"
  15. "Rock with You" (Michael Jackson cover)
  16. "Moves Like Jagger"
Encore
  1. "Forever Young" (Alphaville cover)
  2. "Girls Like You"
  3. "Lost Stars" (Adam Levine song)
  4. "She Will Be Loved"
  5. "Sugar"
Notes
Tribute song

ShowsEdit

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening acts, tickets sold, amount of available tickets, and gross revenue
Date City Country Venue Opening act(s) Attendance[19] Revenue[19]
North America[20][21]
May 30, 2018 Tacoma United States Tacoma Dome Julia Michaels 17,080 / 18,133 $1,412,098
June 1, 2018 Oakland Oracle Arena N/A N/A
June 2, 2018 Sacramento Golden 1 Center
June 4, 2018 Inglewood The Forum 25,385 / 25,385 $2,444,343
June 5, 2018
June 7, 2018 Phoenix Talking Stick Resort Arena N/A N/A
June 9, 2018 Dallas American Airlines Center 14,329 / 15,369 $1,570,742
June 10, 2018 Houston Toyota Center N/A N/A
June 12, 2018 San Antonio AT&T Center
June 14, 2018 New Orleans Smoothie King Center
June 16, 2018 Tampa Amalie Arena
June 17, 2018 Sunrise BB&T Center
July 14, 2018 Hershey Hersheypark Stadium N/A
July 15, 2018 Atlantic City Etess Arena at Hard Rock Live
August 4, 2018 Cedar Rapids Newbo Evolve Festival Robert DeLong
August 5, 2018[a] Canton Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium Lee Brice
August 25, 2018[b] Monterrey Mexico Fundidora Park N/A
September 7, 2018 Salt Lake City United States Vivint Smart Home Arena Julia Michaels 11,296 / 12,174 $1,063,968
September 9, 2018 Denver Pepsi Center N/A N/A
September 11, 2018 Kansas City Sprint Center
September 13, 2018 St. Louis Enterprise Center
September 14, 2018 Chicago United Center
September 16, 2018 Milwaukee Fiserv Forum
September 18, 2018 Saint Paul Xcel Energy Center 12,663 / 14,890 $1,236,760
September 20, 2018 Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse 11,781 / 12,501 $1,048,561
September 22, 2018 Louisville KFC Yum! Center N/A N/A
September 23, 2018 Nashville Bridgestone Arena 15,337 / 15,978 $1,434,833
September 25, 2018 Columbus Nationwide Arena N/A N/A
September 27, 2018 Toronto Canada Scotiabank Arena 16,006 / 16,006 $1,585,670
September 29, 2018 Pittsburgh United States PPG Paints Arena N/A N/A
September 30, 2018 Detroit Little Caesars Arena
October 2, 2018 Washington, D.C. Capital One Arena 13,749 / 15,381 $1,548,259
October 4, 2018 Charlotte Spectrum Center N/A N/A
October 6, 2018 Newark Prudential Center
October 7, 2018 Boston TD Garden
October 10, 2018 Hartford XL Center
October 12, 2018 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center 13,851 / 13,851 $1,460,289
October 14, 2018 New York City Madison Square Garden 28,275 / 28,275 $3,660,043
October 15, 2018
December 30, 2018[c] Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center N/A 15,463 / 16,745 $2,348,451
December 31, 2018
Australia[22][23]
February 19, 2019 Brisbane Australia Brisbane Entertainment Centre Cxloe 10,572 / 10,827 $954,854
February 21, 2019 Sydney Qudos Bank Arena 16,602 / 16,602 $1,530,732
February 23, 2019 Melbourne Rod Laver Arena 14,246 / 14,246 $1,370,682
Asia[22][24][25]
February 25, 2019 Tokyo Japan Tokyo Dome DJ Noah Passovoy N/A N/A
February 27, 2019 Seoul South Korea Gocheok Sky Dome 30,326 / 30,573 $3,511,019
March 1, 2019 Kaohsiung Taiwan National Stadium 47,669 / 48,033 $5,544,863
March 3, 2019 Macau Cotai Arena N/A 12,647 / 12,667 $1,962,629
March 5, 2019 Pasay Philippines Mall of Asia Arena N/A N/A
March 7, 2019 Singapore National Stadium 43,301 / 47,157 $5,532,079
March 9, 2019 Bangkok Thailand Challenger Hall 18,301 / 18,301 $2,304,688
Europe[22]
June 1, 2019 Aalborg Denmark Mølleparken Sigrid N/A N/A
June 3, 2019 Cologne Germany Lanxess Arena
June 5, 2019 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
June 6, 2019 Kraków Poland Tauron Arena
June 8, 2019[d] London England Wembley Stadium N/A
June 10, 2019 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome Sigrid
June 11, 2019 Paris France AccorHotels Arena 16,178 / 16,862 $1,215,102
Middle East[26]
June 14, 2019 Dubai United Arab Emirates Coca-Cola Arena N/A 17,000 N/A
South America
July 6, 2019[e] São Paulo Brasil Autódromo José Carlos Pace N/A N/A N/A
July 7, 2019
August 31, 2019[f] Willemstad Curaçao World Trade Center
Piscadera Bay
North America[27]
October 25, 2019 Hollywood United States Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Brynn Cartelli
Chevel Shepherd
N/A N/A
Middle East[28]
December 19, 2019[g] Doha Qatar Doha Exhibition and Convention Center N/A N/A N/A
North America[29][30]
December 30, 2019[h] Las Vegas United States Mandalay Bay Events Center Phantom Planet 15,437 / 16,634 $2,419,966
December 31, 2019
Total 437,494 / 453,590 (96%) $47,160,631

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The concert on August 5, 2018, in Canton is part of the Concert for Legends 2018.
  2. ^ The concert on August 25, 2018, in Monterrey is part of the Bud Light Hellow Festival.
  3. ^ The concerts on December 30 and 31, 2018, in Las Vegas is part of the New Year's Eve 2019 Festival.
  4. ^ The concert on June 8, 2019, in London is part of the Summertime Ball.
  5. ^ The concerts on July 6 and 7, 2019, in São Paulo is part of the VillaMix Festival.
  6. ^ The concert on August 31, 2019, in Willemstad is part of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival.
  7. ^ The concert on December 19, 2019, in Doha is part of the Qatar Live Festival.
  8. ^ The concerts on December 30 and 31, 2019, in Las Vegas is part of the New Year's Eve 2020 Festival.

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