Rocks Tour

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Rocks Tour
World tour by Aerosmith
LocationNorth America, Europe, Asia
Associated albumRocks
Start dateApril 16, 1976 (1976-04-16)
End dateFebruary 9, 1977 (1977-02-09)
Legs4
No. of shows93
74 in North America
12 in Europe
7 in Asia
Aerosmith concert chronology
  • Toys in the Attic Tour
    (1975)
  • Rocks Tour
    (1976–1977)
  • Aerosmith Express Tour
    (1977–1978)

The Rocks Tour was a world concert tour by the American rock group Aerosmith. The tour began on April 16, 1976, in St. Louis, Missouri, and ended on February 9, 1977, in Tokyo, Japan. Opening acts included Jeff Beck, Bob Seger, REO Speedwagon, Rush, and Nazareth.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North American Leg 1
April 16, 1976 St. Louis United States Kiel Auditorium
April 22, 1976 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
April 28, 1976 Kansas City Kemper Arena
April 30, 1976 Waterloo McElroy Auditorium
May 1, 1976 Saint Paul St. Paul Civic Center
May 8, 1976 Pontiac Pontiac Silverdome
May 10, 1976 New York City Madison Square Garden
May 12, 1976 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
May 14, 1976 Jacksonville Jacksonville Coliseum
May 15, 1976 St. Petersburg Bayfront Center
May 16, 1976 Orlando Jai Alai Fronton Hall
May 17, 1976 Miami Miami Jai-Alai Fronton
May 19, 1976 Huntsville Von Braun Civic Center
May 20, 1976 Mobile Municipal Auditorium
May 22, 1976 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
May 23, 1976 Birmingham Birmingham–Jefferson Civic Center
May 25, 1976 Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
May 26, 1976 Terre Haute Hulman Center
May 28, 1976 Hartford Colt Park
May 30, 1976 Washington, D.C. RFK Stadium
June 12, 1976 Pittsburgh Three Rivers Stadium
June 13, 1976 Charleston Charleston Civic Center
June 15, 1976 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium
June 16, 1976 Evansville Roberts Municipal Stadium
June 18, 1976 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum
June 19, 1976 Jackson Mississippi Coliseum
June 21, 1976 Pine Bliff Pine Bluff Convention Center
June 22, 1976 Tulsa Expo Square Pavilion
June 24, 1976 Houston Sam Houston Coliseum
June 25, 1976 San Antonio Convention Center Arena
June 27, 1976 New Orleans City Park Stadium
June 29, 1976 Dallas Dallas Market Hall
July 2, 1976 Birmingham Birmingham–Jefferson Civic Center
July 4, 1976 Winston-Salem Groves Stadium
July 8, 1976 Milwaukee MECCA Arena
July 10, 1976 Chicago Comiskey Park
July 11, 1976 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium
July 15, 1976 Peoria Robertson Memorial Field House
July 23, 1976 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
July 24, 1976 Toronto Canada CNE Stadium[1]
July 28, 1976 Richfield United States Richfield Coliseum
July 29, 1976
July 31, 1976 Dayton Eastwood Lake Park
August 6, 1976 Providence Providence Civic Center
August 9, 1976 Springfield Springfield Civic Center
August 10, 1976 Hartford Hartford Civic Center
August 11, 1976
August 13, 1976 Philadelphia Spectrum
August 14, 1976 Norfolk The Scope
August 20, 1976 Omaha Omaha Civic Auditorium
August 22, 1976 Denver McNichols Sports Arena
August 24, 1976 Salt Lake City Salt Palace
August 26, 1976 Fresno Selland Arena
August 27, 1976 Daly City Cow Palace
August 28, 1976
August 29, 1976 Honolulu Neal S. Blaisdell Center
August 30, 1976
September 3, 1976 Seattle Kingdome
September 8, 1976 Tempe Tempe Stadium
September 10, 1976 Anaheim Anaheim Stadium
September 11, 1976 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
September 12, 1976 Anaheim Anaheim Stadium
European Leg
October 13, 1976 Liverpool England The Empire
October 14, 1976 Glasgow Scotland Apollo Theatre
October 16, 1976 Birmingham England Birmingham Odeon
October 17, 1976 London Hammersmith Odeon
October 20, 1976 Cologne Germany Sartory-Saal
October 21, 1976 Erlangen Stadthalle Erlangen
October 23, 1976 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm Concert Hall
October 25, 1976 Amsterdam Netherlands RAI
October 26, 1976 Offenbach Germany Stadthalle Offenbach
October 28, 1976 Ludwigshafen Friedrich-Ebert-Halle
October 30, 1976 Zürich Switzerland Volkshaus
November 1, 1976 Paris France Pavillon de Paris
North American Leg 2
November 10, 1976 Pittsburgh United States Pittsburgh Civic Arena
November 12, 1976 New Haven New Haven Coliseum
November 13, 1976 Boston Boston Garden
November 15, 1976
November 29, 1976 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena
December 1, 1976 Detroit Cobo Arena
December 2, 1976
December 4, 1976 Harrisburg State Farm Show Arena
December 7, 1976 Louisville Freedom Hall
December 9, 1976 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum
December 15, 1976 Montreal Canada Montreal Forum
December 16, 1976 New York City United States Madison Square Garden
December 19, 1976 Columbia Carolina Coliseum
Asia Leg
January 29, 1977 Maebashi Japan Gunma Sports Center
January 31, 1977 Tokyo Nippon Budokan
February 1, 1977 Nagoya Nagoya Civic Assembly Hall
February 4, 1977 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kyuden Kinen Gymnasium
February 6, 1977 Kyoto Kyoto Kaikan
February 7, 1977 Osaka Osaka Festival Hall
February 9, 1977 Tokyo Budokan

Average Setlist[edit]

An average setlist from the Rocks Tour would look like this,

References[edit]

  1. ^ I was there and I still have the ticket stub. It was NOT at Maple Leaf Gardens.

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