Rumours Tour

The Rumours tour was a concert tour by Fleetwood Mac, after the release of the band's eleventh album with the same title in February 1977. Due to the album's success Fleetwood Mac embarked on a world tour taking in North America, Europe, their native UK, Japan and Oceania.

Rumours Tour
Tour by Fleetwood Mac
Start dateFebruary 24, 1977
End dateAugust 30, 1978
Legs5
No. of shows96
Fleetwood Mac concert chronology

Taking a break from the recording sessions for their follow-up album Tusk, the band went back on the road in the summer of 1978, playing arenas and stadiums in the United States. This leg of the tour was called "The Penguin Summer Country Safari".

SetlistEdit

European Leg
  1. "Don't Stop"
  2. "The Chain"
  3. "Monday Morning"
  4. "Dreams"
  5. "Rhiannon"
  6. "Why"
  7. "Landslide"
  8. "Never Going Back Again"
  9. "Over My Head"
  10. "Gold Dust Woman"
  11. "Oh Well"
  12. "Silver Springs
  13. "You Make Loving Fun"
  14. "I'm So Afraid"
  15. "Say You Love Me"
  16. "World Turning"
  17. "Go Your Own Way"
  18. "Songbird"
Second North American Leg
  1. "Say You Love Me"
  2. "Monday Morning"
  3. "Dreams"
  4. "Oh Well"
  5. "Rhiannon"
  6. "Oh Daddy"
  7. "Never Going Back Again"
  8. "Landslide"
  9. "Over My Head"
  10. "Gold Dust Woman"
  11. "You Make Loving Fun"
  12. "I'm So Afraid"
  13. "Go Your Own Way"
  14. "World Turning"
  15. "Blue Letter"
  16. "Second Hand News"
  17. "The Chain"
  18. "Songbird"
Penguin Summer Country Safari
  1. "Monday Morning"
  2. "Dreams"
  3. "Oh Well"
  4. "The Chain"
  5. "Rhiannon"
  6. "Oh Daddy"
  7. "Say You Love Me"
  8. "Never Going Back Again"
  9. "Landslide"
  10. "Gold Dust Woman"
  11. "You Make Loving Fun"
  12. "I'm So Afraid"
  13. "World Turning"
  14. "Go Your Own Way"
  15. "Blue Letter"
  16. "Sisters of the Moon"
  17. "Songbird"

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
North America, Leg 1[1]
February 24, 1977 Uniondale United States Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
February 28, 1977 Berkeley Berkeley Community Theatre
March 6, 1977 Fort Worth Tarrant County Convention Center
March 7, 1977 Houston The Summit
March 10, 1977 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
March 19, 1977 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
March 21, 1977 Philadelphia Spectrum
March 22, 1977 Hershey Hersheypark Stadium
March 23, 1977 Hartford Hartford Civic Center
March 24, 1977 Uniondale Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
March 25, 1977 Hartford Hartford Civic Center
March 27, 1977 Annapolis US Naval Academy
March 29, 1977 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
April 1, 1977 Kansas City Kemper Arena
Europe[2][3]
April 2, 1977 Birmingham England Birmingham Odeon
April 4, 1977 Glasgow Scotland Apollo Theatre
April 5, 1977 Manchester England Manchester Apollo
April 8, 1977 London Rainbow Theatre
April 9, 1977
April 10, 1977
April 11, 1977 Bristol Colston Hall
April 12, 1977 Paris France Pavillon de Paris
April 13, 1977 Amsterdam Netherlands Jaap Edenhal
April 14, 1977 Munich West Germany Circus Krone
April 15, 1977 Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle
April 16, 1977 Amsterdam Netherlands Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
April 19, 1977 Düsseldorf West Germany Phillipshalle
April 24, 1977 Stockholm Sweden Johanneshovs Isstadion
April 26, 1977 Lund Olympen
North America, Leg 2[4][5]
May 1, 1977 Boulder United States Folsom Field
May 7, 1977[a] Oakland Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum
May 8, 1977 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl
May 11, 1977 El Paso El Paso County Coliseum
May 15, 1977 Fort Worth Fort Worth Convention Center
May 16, 1977 Houston The Summit
May 18, 1977 Oklahoma City Oklahoma State Fair Arena
May 21, 1977 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium
May 28, 1977 Miami Miami Stadium
May 29, 1977 Orlando Tangerine Bowl
June 1, 1977 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
June 2, 1977 Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center
June 3, 1977 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum
June 5, 1977 New Orleans Tad Gormley Stadium
June 24, 1977 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
June 25, 1977 Little Rock Barton Coliseum
June 28, 1977 Syracuse Oncenter War Memorial Arena
June 29, 1977 New York City Madison Square Garden
June 30, 1977
July 2, 1977 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
July 4, 1977 Toronto Canada CNE Grandstand
July 5, 1977 Greater Sudbury Sudbury Community Arena
July 7, 1977 Providence United States Providence Civic Center
July 11, 1977 Norfolk Norfolk Scope
July 12, 1977 Landover Capital Centre
July 13, 1977
July 16, 1977 Lexington Rupp Arena
July 23, 1977 Chicago Chicago Stadium
July 24, 1977
August 15, 1977 Clarkston Pine Knob Music Theatre
August 24, 1977 Las Vegas Aladdin Theatre
August 25, 1977
August 27, 1977 Tucson University of Arizona
August 29, 1977 Inglewood The Forum
August 30, 1977
August 31, 1977
September 3, 1977 Seattle Seattle Center Coliseum
September 4, 1977 Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum
September 5, 1977 Vancouver Canada Pacific Coliseum
September 7, 1977 Edmonton Northlands Coliseum
September 8, 1977 Calgary Stampede Grandstand
September 11, 1977 Milwaukee United States Milwaukee County Stadium
September 12, 1977 Saint Paul Saint Paul Civic Center
September 15, 1977 Lincoln Bob Devaney Sports Center
September 16, 1977 Kansas City Kemper Arena
September 17, 1977 St. Louis Kiel Auditorium
September 20, 1977 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
September 21, 1977 Louisville Freedom Hall
September 22, 1977 Detroit Cobo Arena
September 25, 1977 Richfield Richfield Coliseum
September 26, 1977
September 27, 1977 Philadelphia Spectrum
October 2, 1977 Santa Barbara UC Santa Barbara Events Center
October 3, 1977 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
October 4, 1977
Oceania[5]
November 6, 1977 Auckland New Zealand Western Springs Stadium
November 9, 1977 Brisbane Australia Gold Coast Parklands
November 11, 1977 Sydney Sydney Showground Stadium
November 13, 1977 Melbourne Calder Park Raceway
November 15, 1977 Queensland Lang Park
November 17, 1977 Sydney Sydney Showground Stadium
November 18, 1977 Perth Perth Entertainment Centre
November 19, 1977
November 23, 1977 Adelaide Memorial Drive Park
Japan[6][7]
December 1, 1977 Nagoya Japan Nagoya Civic Assembly Hall
December 3, 1977 Osaka Osaka Festival Hall
December 4, 1977
December 5, 1977 Tokyo Nippon Budokan
North America, Leg 3[8]
December 10, 1977 Lahaina United States Royal Lahaina Tennis Stadium
Penguin Country Summer Safari
July 17, 1978 East Troy United States Alpine Valley Music Theatre
July 18, 1978
July 19, 1978
July 21, 1978 Boulder Folsom Field
July 22, 1978 Austin Texas Memorial Stadium
July 23, 1978 Dallas Cotton Bowl
July 26, 1978 Saratoga Springs Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 28, 1978 Orchard Park Rich Stadium
July 29, 1978 Philadelphia John F. Kennedy Stadium
July 30, 1978
August 6, 1978 Landover Capital Centre
August 7, 1978
August 24, 1978 Lexington Rupp Arena
August 26, 1978 Cleveland Cleveland Stadium
August 28, 1978 Birmingham Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
August 29, 1978 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
August 30, 1978 Baton Rouge Tiger Stadium

Box office score dataEdit

List of box office score data with date, city, venue, attendance, gross[9]
Date City Venue Attendance Gross
March 10, 1977 San Diego, United States San Diego Sports Arena 11,810 / 11,810 $89,613
March 19, 1977 Greensboro, United States Greensboro Coliseum 15,821 / 15,821 $111,367
March 21, 1977 Philadelphia, United States Spectrum 17,380 / 17,380 $126,971
March 25, 1977 Hartford, United States Hartford Civic Center 10,409 / 10,409 $77,102
May 1, 1977 Boulder, United States Folsom Field 61,500 / 61,500 $481,166
May 7, 1977[a] Oakland, United States Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum 57,500 / 57,500 $575,000
May 21, 1977 Nashville, United States Nashville Municipal Auditorium 11,000 / 11,000 $82,500
June 1, 1977 Atlanta, United States Omni Coliseum 14,851 / 14,851 $116,340
June 2, 1977 Birmingham, United States Jefferson Civic Center 17,815 / 17,815 $123,710
June 3, 1977 Memphis, United States Mid-South Coliseum 11,222 / 11,222 $81,852
June 29, 1977 New York City, United States Madison Square Garden 35,440 / 35,440 $287,270
June 30, 1977
July 7, 1977 Providence, United States Providence Civic Center 11,282 $101,767
July 16, 1977 Lexington, United States Rupp Arena 20,422 / 20,422 $157,001
August 29, 1977 Inglewood, United States The Forum 47,499 / 47,499 $433,853
August 30, 1977
August 31, 1977
September 3, 1977 Seattle, United States Seattle Center Coliseum 15,000 / 15,000 $112,500
September 11, 1977 Milwaukee, United States Milwaukee County Stadium 48,000 $433,958
September 16, 1977 Kansas City, United States Kemper Arena 13,477 / 13,477 $112,936
September 17, 1977 St. Louis, United States Kiel Auditorium 10,586 / 10,586 $85,095
September 20, 1977 Indianapolis, United States Market Square Arena 17,500 / 17,500 $130,125
September 21, 1977 Louisville, United States Freedom Hall 17,845 / 17,845 $133,455
September 27, 1977 Philadelphia, United States Spectrum 19,500 / 19,500 $156,000
October 3, 1977 San Diego, United States San Diego Sports Arena 26,156 / 26,156 $232,614
October 4, 1977
July 17, 1978 East Troy, United States Alpine Valley Music Theatre 54,639 / 54,639 $503,754
July 18, 1978
July 19, 1978
August 24, 1978 Lexington, United States Rupp Arena 17,424 $148,104
TOTAL 584,078 $4,894,053

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b The concert on May 7, 1977 was a part of Day on the Green.

PersonnelEdit

  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, cowbell, congas, wind chimes, gong, talking drum
  • John McVie – bass guitars
  • Christine McVie – Hammond B3 organ, Hohner Pianet, Fender Rhodes, piano, maracas, vocals
  • Lindsey Buckingham – acoustic and electric guitars, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine, cowbell
    Additional Personnel
    • Ray Lindsey – rhythm guitar on "Go Your Own Way", and "Second Hand News"

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ a b "STEVIE NICKS. HER MUSIC: Tour Archive 1977–1978". Retrieved June 28, 2017.
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  8. ^ "Fleetwood Mac Maui Benefit Concert USA poster (537119)". eil.com. Retrieved January 20, 2014.
  9. ^ Box Office Data: