Set the World on Fire Tour

Set the World on Fire Tour
Tour by Alicia Keys
Promotional poster for the 2013 world tour by Alicia Keys.png
Associated album Girl on Fire
Start date March 7, 2013 (2013-03-07)
End date December 19, 2013 (2013-12-19)
Legs 5
No. of shows 31 in North America
30 in Europe
9 in Oceania
9 in Asia
5 in South America
83 Total
Box office US $44 million ($45.24 in 2017 dollars)[1]
Alicia Keys concert chronology
  • Piano & I
    (2011)
  • Set the World on Fire Tour
    (2013)

The Set the World on Fire Tour (originally known as Girl on Fire: The Tour[2] ) was the fifth concert tour by American recording artist Alicia Keys in support of her fifth album, Girl on Fire. The tour ranked 22nd on Pollstar's annual "Top 100 Worldwide Tours – Year End". It earned nearly $44 million from 70/74 shows.[1]

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Alicia Keys announced 6 UK and Ireland Arena dates following a performance on The X Factor. Tickets for the show went on sale on 23 November 2012 and almost immediately an extra date was added at The O2 Arena in London due to the high-demand. The American leg of the tour was announced on 10 January 2013 and the pre-sale tickets went on sale on Jan 14th. General sale tickets went on sale on January 18 and many of the dates sold-out within hours.

Opening actsEdit

SetlistEdit

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
North America[8][9][10]
March 7, 2013 Seattle United States WaMu Theater
March 8, 2013 Vancouver Canada Rogers Arena
March 10, 2013 Oakland United States Oracle Arena
March 12, 2013 Los Angeles Staples Center
March 13, 2013 San Diego Valley View Casino Center
March 15, 2013 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center
March 17, 2013 Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
March 18, 2013 Houston Toyota Center
March 20, 2013 Cedar Park Cedar Park Center
March 21, 2013 New Orleans New Orleans Arena
March 23, 2013 Miami American Airlines Arena
March 24, 2013 Tampa Tampa Bay Times Forum
March 27, 2013 Cherokee Harrah's Cherokee Events Center
March 29, 2013 Atlanta Philips Arena
March 30, 2013 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum
April 2, 2013 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre
April 3, 2013 Montreal Bell Centre
April 5, 2013 Brooklyn United States Barclays Center
April 6, 2013 Ledyard MGM Grand Theater
April 8, 2013 Newark Prudential Center
April 10, 2013 Boston Agganis Arena
April 11, 2013 New York City Madison Square Garden
April 13, 2013 Atlantic City Ovation Hall
April 14, 2013 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
April 17, 2013 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
April 18, 2013 Chicago United Center
April 20, 2013[A] Nassau The Bahamas Imperial Ballroom
May 14, 2013[B] Orlando United States Universal Music Plaza Stage
Europe[11][12]
May 18, 2013 Liverpool England Echo Arena Liverpool
May 19, 2013 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
May 21, 2013 Belfast Northern Ireland Odyssey Arena
May 22, 2013 Dublin Ireland The O2
May 24, 2013 Manchester England Manchester Arena
May 25, 2013 Birmingham National Indoor Arena
May 28, 2013 Nottingham Capital FM Arena Nottingham
May 30, 2013 London The O2 Arena
May 31, 2013
June 2, 2013 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
June 4, 2013 Frankfurt Germany Festhalle Frankfurt
June 5, 2013 Cologne Lanxess Arena
June 7, 2013 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome
June 8, 2013 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
June 10, 2013 Hamburg Germany O2 World Hamburg
June 12, 2013 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
June 13, 2013 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
June 15, 2013 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
June 16, 2013 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
June 18, 2013 Lyon France Halle Tony Garnier
June 19, 2013 Turin Italy Torino Palasport Olimpico
June 21, 2013 Monte Carlo Monaco Salle des Étoiles
June 22, 2013 Marseille France Le Dôme de Marseille
June 24, 2013 Paris Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
June 25, 2013
June 28, 2013 Lisbon Portugal MEO Arena
June 30, 2013 Poznań Poland Inea Stadion
July 2, 2013[C] Istanbul Turkey Parkorman
Asia[13]
July 4, 2013 Tel Aviv Israel Nokia Arena
Europe
August 9, 2013[D] Helsinki Finland Suvilahti
August 10, 2013[E] Gothenburg Sweden Slottsskogen
North America
August 30, 2013[F] New York City United States Rumsey Playfield
South America
September 12, 2013 São Paulo Brazil Espaço das Américas
September 15, 2013[G] Rio de Janeiro Parque dos Atletas
September 17, 2013 Porto Alegre Auditório Araújo Vianna
September 20, 2013 Buenos Aires Argentina Estadio G.E.B.A.
September 23, 2013 Santiago Chile Movistar Arena
North America
September 28, 2013[H] New York City United States Great Lawn
November 7, 2013[I] Hammerstein Ballroom
Asia[14][15][16][17][18]
November 15, 2013 Dubai United Arab Emirates Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
November 18, 2013 Yokohama Japan Yokohama Arena
November 20, 2013 Shanghai China Mercedes-Benz Arena
November 22, 2013 Cotai Macau Venetian Theatre
November 23, 2013
November 25, 2013 Manila Philippines Mall of Asia Arena
November 27, 2013 Kuala Lampur Malaysia Putra Indoor Stadium
November 29, 2013 Jakarta Indonesia Skeeno Hall
Oceania[16]
December 5, 2013 Perth Australia Perth Arena
December 7, 2013[J] Yarra Valley The Amphitheatre at Rochford
December 8, 2013 Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
December 9, 2013 Adelaide Adelaide Entertainment Centre
December 11, 2013 Sydney Allphones Arena
December 13, 2013 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
December 14, 2013 Hunter Valley Hope Estate Winery Amphitheatre
December 17, 2013 Sydney The Star
December 19, 2013 Auckland New Zealand Vector Arena
Africa
June 7, 2014 Rabat Morocco OLM Souissi
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A Atlantis Live[19]
B Blackberry Live: The Keep Moving Experience[20]
C Istanbul International Jazz Festival[21]
D Flow Festival[22]
E Way Out West[23]
F Central Park Summer Concert Series
G Rock in Rio[24]
H Global Citizen Festival[25]
I The Black Ball[26]
J A Day on the Green
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
March 27, 2013 Southaven, Mississippi Lander's Center Cancelled[27]

Box office score dataEdit

Venue City Tickets sold / Available Gross revenue
Oracle Arena Oakland 11,536 / 13,372 (86%) $845,959[28]
Staples Center Los Angeles 13,591 / 14,120 (96%) $1,070,436[29]
Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie Grand Prairie 4,546 / 5,490 (83%) $410,397[30]
American Airlines Arena Miami 8,748 / 9,220 (95%) $654,450[31]
Harrah's Cherokee Event Center Cherokee 3,009 / 3,009 (100%) $246,334[32]
Philips Arena Atlanta 8,785 / 12,219 (72%) $592,200[33]
Air Canada Centre Toronto 10,535 / 11,500 (92%) $969,297[34]
Bell Centre Montreal 6,806 / 7,580 (90%) $619,397[35]
Barclays Center Brooklyn 14,061 / 14,061 (100%) $1,103,800[36]
Prudential Center Newark 6,357 / 7,947 (80%) $502,036[34]
Agganis Arena Boston 4,922 / 5,947 (83%) $451,470[30]
Verizon Center Washington, D.C. 8,322 / 12,195 (68%) $763,838[37]
Manchester Arena Manchester 8,830 / 10,993 (80%) $556,639[38]
The O2 Arena London 27,441 / 31,780 (86%) $1,741,330[38]
O2 World Hamburg Hamburg 8,945 / 9,542 (94%) $717,439[30]
Hallenstadion Zurich 13,000 / 13,000 (100%) $1,142,860[39]
Espaço das Américas São Paulo 2,050 / 2,700 (76%) $307,233[40]
Auditório Araújo Viana Porto Alegre 1,617 / 2,600 (62%) $155,729[40]
Estadio G.E.B.A. Buenos Aires 4,264 / 7,500 (57%) $377,550[40]
Perth Arena Perth 7,753 / 7,951 (98%) $940,827[41]
Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 9,806 / 9,806 (100%) $1,074,190[42]
Allphones Arena Sydney 11,011 / 11,974 (92%) $1,304,530[43]
Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane 6,291 / 6,684 (94%) $706,496[43]
TOTAL 202,226 / 230,540 (88%) $17,254,437

NotesEdit

1.^ Data from study is collected from all worldwide concerts held between January 1 and June 30, 2013. All monetary figures are based in U.S. dollars. All information is based upon extensive research conducted by Pollstar.[44]

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