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Afraid of Heights Tour
Afraid of Heights Tour
Tour by Billy Talent
LocationNorth America, Europe, Asia, Oceania
Associated albumAfraid of Heights
Start dateMay 29, 2016
End dateAugust 26, 2017
Legs7
No. of shows109
Billy Talent concert chronology

The Afraid of Heights Tour was a concert tour by Canadian rock band Billy Talent in support of their album, Afraid of Heights, which was released on July 29, 2016.[1] Drummer Aaron Solowoniuk did not be take part in the tour and had not taken part in the album, as Jordan Hastings of Alexisonfire replaced him only for the tour as the drummer.

A special performance at the Rogers Centre in support of Guns N' Roses was also done as part of the tour on July 16, 2016.[2]

Alexisonfire made a special appearance on the February 27, 2017 show at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. They played after Billy Talent wrapped up their main set, playing three songs. After that, Billy Talent came back on stage to perform their encore set. Billy Talent drummer Aaron Solowoniuk joined them for two songs during the show. During the show, Jeremy Widerman of Monster Truck also joined them for a cover of "Nautical Disaster" by The Tragically Hip in dedication in Gord Downie.

Setlist

This is the average setlist of the tour. It is not representative of all concerts for the duration of the tour.[3]

  1. "Devil in a Midnight Mass"
  2. "This Suffering"
  3. "Big Red Gun"
  4. "This Is How It Goes"
  5. "Rusted from the Rain"
  6. "The Crutch"
  7. "Pins and Needles"
  8. "Ghost Ship of Cannibal Rats"
  9. "Surrender"
  10. "Saint Veronika"
  11. "Surprise Surprise"
  12. "River Below"
  13. "Afraid of Heights"
  14. "Louder than the DJ"
  15. "Devil on My Shoulder"
  16. "Red Flag"
  17. "Viking Death March"
  18. "Try Honesty"
  19. "Fallen Leaves"

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue
Europe
May 29, 2016 Moscow Russia Zeleniy Theater
May 30, 2016 Saint Petersburg Kosmonavt
June 4, 2016 Mendig Germany Rock am Ring
June 5, 2016 Nuremberg Rock im Park
June 7, 2016 Budapest Hungary Budapest Park
June 9, 2016 Nickelsdorf Austria Nova Rock
June 10, 2016 Interlaken Switzerland Greenfield Festival
June 12, 2016 Castle Donington England Download Festival
June 15, 2016 Prague Czech Republic Tipsport Arena
North America
June 24, 2016 Montebello Canada Amnesia Rockfest
June 25, 2016 Brantford Lions Park
July 16, 2016 Toronto Rogers Centre
July 21, 2016 Rimouski Les Grande Fetes du St-Laurent
July 23, 2016 Saguenay Scene de la zone portuaire
July 28, 2016 Toronto Horseshoe Tavern
Oceania / Asia
August 11, 2016 Brisbane Australia Max Watt's
August 13, 2016 Sydney Metro Theatre
August 14, 2016 Melbourne 170 Russell
August 16, 2016 Adelaide Fowlers Live
August 20, 2016 Tokyo Japan Summer Sonic
August 21, 2016 Osaka
North America
September 3, 2016 Denver United States Riot Fest
September 5, 2016 Kansas City The Riot Room
September 6, 2016 Minneapolis Varsity Theater
September 7, 2016 Milwaukee The Rave
September 9, 2016 Niagara Falls Rapids Theatre
September 10, 2016 New York City The Gramercy Theatre
September 11, 2016 Cambridge The Sinclair
September 13, 2016 Philadelphia The Foundry
September 14, 2016 Washington D.C. Rock and Roll Hotel
September 16, 2016 Grand Rapids The Pyramid Scheme
September 17, 2016 Kalamazoo District Square
September 18, 2016 Chicago Riot Fest
September 30, 2016 Sterling Heights Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
Europe
October 12, 2016 Norwich England Nick Rayns LCR
October 13, 2016 Bristol O2 Academy Bristol
October 15, 2016 Manchester Manchester Academy
October 16, 2016 Glasgow Scotland O2 ABC
October 17, 2016 Newcastle England O2 Academy 2
October 19, 2016 Birmingham O2 Institute
October 20, 2016 Leeds O2 Academy Leeds
October 22, 2016 Nottingham Rock City
October 23, 2016 London Roundhouse
October 24, 2016 Cardiff Wales TramShed Cardiff
October 26, 2016 Southampton England O2 Guildhall
October 27, 2016 Paris France Elysee Montmartre
October 28, 2016 Antwerp Belgium Muziekcentrum TRIX
October 30, 2016 Amsterdam Netherlands Melkweg The Max
November 1, 2016 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette
November 2, 2016 Copenhagen Denmark Pumpehuset
November 3, 2016 Stockholm Sweden Arenan/Fryshuset
November 5, 2016 Turku Finland Logomo
November 6, 2016 Helsinki The Circus
November 19, 2016 Madrid Spain Teatro Barcelo
November 20, 2016 Barcelona Sala Barts
November 22, 2016 Zurich Switzerland Volkshaus
November 23, 2016 Lausanne Les Docks
November 25, 2016 Linz Austria Posthof
November 26, 2016 Vienna Bank Austria Halle
November 27, 2016 Graz Orpheum
November 29, 2016 Munich Germany Zenith
November 30, 2016 Stuttgart Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle
December 2, 2016 Hanover Swiss Life Hall
December 3, 2016 Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Halle
December 4, 2016 Frankfurt Festhalle
December 6, 2016 Hamburg Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
December 7, 2016 Leipzig Haus Auensee
December 9, 2016 Berlin Max-Schmeling-Halle
December 10, 2016 Lingen EmslandArena
December 12, 2016 Poznan Poland CK Zamek
December 13, 2016 Warsaw Progresja
Canada
February 16, 2017 Abbotsford Canada Abbotsford Centre
February 18, 2017 Calgary Grey Eagle
February 21, 2017 Edmonton Shaw Conference
February 22, 2017 Regina Brandt Centre
February 23, 2017 Winnipeg MTS Centre
February 26, 2017 London Budweiser Gardens
February 27, 2017 Toronto Air Canada Centre
March 1, 2017 Montreal Bell Centre
March 2, 2017 Quebec City Centre Videotron
March 3, 2017 Ottawa TD Place Arena
March 5, 2017 Moncton Casino NB
March 6, 2017 Halifax Scotiabank Centre
Canada / Europe / Festivals
June 3, 2017 Hamilton Canada Tim Hortons Field
July 1, 2017 Quebec City Plains of Abraham
July 2, 2017 Trois-Rivières Festivoix
July 21, 2017 Degen Switzerland 33rd Open Air Lumnezia
July 22, 2017 Freiburg Germany SICK-ARENA
July 23, 2017 Cuxhaven Deichbrand Festival
July 26, 2017 Saint Petersburg Russia Cosmonaut
July 27, 2017 Moscow Yotaspace
July 29, 2017 Kiev Ukraine Atlas Club
July 31, 2017 Trencin Slovakia Piano Club
August 1, 2017 Olomouc Czech Republic Olomouc
August 3, 2017 Prague Straropramen Brewery Courtyard Festival
August 4, 2017 Anrochte Germany Big Day Out
August 5, 2017 Lustenau Austria Szene Open Air
August 7, 2017 Dortmund Germany Westfalenhalle
August 9, 2017 Budapest Hungary Sziget Festival
August 11, 2017 Puttlingen Germany Rocco del Schlacko
August 12, 2017 Eschwege Open Flair
August 13, 2017 Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber Taubertel Festival
August 15, 2017 St. Polten Austria Frequency Festival
August 16, 2017 Übersee Germany Chiemsee Summer Festival
August 18, 2017 Grossposna Highfield Festival
August 19, 2017 Hasselt Belgium Pukkelpop
August 20, 2017 Biddinghuizen Netherlands Lowlands Festival
August 22, 2017 Graz Austria Kasemattenbühne
August 23, 2017 Zyrakow Poland Czad Festival
August 25, 2017 Reading England Reading Festival
August 26, 2017 Leeds Leeds Festival

Box office

Venue City Date Attendance Gross revenue (approx.)
Air Canada Centre[4] Toronto February 27, 2017 7,834 / 7,834 $277,593

Personnel

Guests

  • Alexisonfire (February 27, 2017 - performed a three-song set)
  • Aaron Solowoniuk - drums, percussion (February 27, 2017)
  • Jeremy Widerman - guitar (February 27, 2017)

References

  1. ^ "Our Shows". BillyTalent.com.
  2. ^ Ben Rayner (2016-07-22). "The show must go on for Billy Talent | Toronto Star". Thestar.com. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Billy Talent Average Setlists of tour: Afraid of Heights".
  4. ^ "Current Boxscore". Billboard.com. June 20, 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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