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Dates

July 06, 1984 Kansas City [Missouri, USA] 45,000 * Arrowhead Stadium
July 07, 1984 Kansas City [Missouri, USA] 45,000 * Arrowhead Stadium
July 08, 1984 Kansas City [Missouri, USA] 45,000 * Arrowhead Stadium
July 13, 1984 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? Texas Stadium
July 14, 1984 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? Texas Stadium
July 15, 1984 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? Texas Stadium
July 21, 1984 Jacksonville [Florida, USA] 45,000 * Gator Bowl
July 22, 1984 Jacksonville [Florida, USA] 45,000 * Gator Bowl
July 23, 1984 Jacksonville [Florida, USA] 45,000 * Gator Bowl
July 29, 1984 East Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 42,000 * Giants Stadium
July 30, 1984 East Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 42,000 * Giants Stadium
July 31, 1984 East Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 42,000 * Giants Stadium

Aug. 04, 1984 New York City [New York, USA] 19,000 * Madison Square Garden
Aug. 05, 1984 New York City [New York, USA] 19,000 * Madison Square Garden
Aug. 07, 1984 Knoxville [Tennessee, USA] 48,783 ?
Aug. 08, 1984 Knoxville [Tennessee, USA] 50,239 * ?
Aug. 09, 1984 Knoxville [Tennessee, USA] 49,485 * ?
Aug. 17, 1984 Detroit [Michigan, USA] 47,900 Pontiac Silverdome
Aug. 18, 1984 Detroit [Michigan, USA] 47,900 Pontiac Silverdome
Aug. 19, 1984 Detroit [Michigan, USA] 49,200 * Pontiac Silverdome
Aug. 25, 1984 Buffalo [New York, USA] 47,000 Rich Stadium
Aug. 26, 1984 Buffalo [New York, USA] 47,000 Rich Stadium

Sept. 01, 1984 Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA] 60,000 * JFK Stadium
Sept. 02, 1984 Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA] 60,000 * JFK Stadium
Sept. 07, 1984 Denver [Colorado, USA] 26,840 * Mile High Stadium
Sept. 08, 1984 Denver [Colorado, USA] 26,840 * Mile High Stadium
Sept. 17, 1984 Quebec [Canada] 58,270 * Olympic Stadium
Sept. 18, 1984 Quebec [Canada] 58,270 * Olympic Stadium
Sept. 21, 1984 Washington [D.C., USA] 45,000 * RFK Stadium
Sept. 22, 1984 Washington [D.C., USA] 45,000 * RFK Stadium
Sept. 28, 1984 Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA] 60,000 * JFK Stadium
Sept. 29, 1984 Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA] 60,000 * JFK Stadium

Oct. 05, 1984 Toronto [Canada] '? Canadian National Exhibition Stadium
Oct. 06, 1984 Toronto [Canada] ? Canadian National Exhibition Stadium
Oct. 07, 1984 Toronto [Canada] ? Canadian National Exhibition Stadium
Oct. 12, 1984 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? Comiskey Park
Oct. 13, 1984 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? Comiskey Park
Oct. 14, 1984 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? Comiskey Park
Oct. 19, 1984 Cleveland [Ohio, USA] ? Municipal Stadium
Oct. 20, 1984 Cleveland [Ohio, USA] ? Municipal Stadium
Oct. 26, 1984 Atlanta [Georgia, USA] ? Fulton County Stadium
Oct. 27, 1984 Atlanta [Georgia, USA] ? Fulton County Stadium

Nov. 02, 1984 Miami [Florida, USA] ? Orange Bowl
Nov. 03, 1984 Miami [Florida, USA] ? Orange Bowl
Nov. 09, 1984 Houston [Texas, USA] ? Astrodome
Nov. 10, 1984 Houston [Texas, USA] ? Astrodome
Nov. 16, 1984 Vancouver [Canada] ? Place Stadium
Nov. 17, 1984 Vancouver [Canada] ? Place Stadium
Nov. 18, 1984 Vancouver [Canada] ? Place Stadium
Nov. 30, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium

Dec. 01, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium
Dec. 02, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium
Dec. 07, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium
Dec. 08, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium
Dec. 09, 1984 Los Angeles [California, USA] ? Dodger Stadium

[ * = sold out concerts]

Victory Tour Set list
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Things I Do For You
Off The Wall
Human Nature
Heartbreak Hotel
She's Out Of My Life
Jermaine Jackson Solo:
[Let's Get Serious I You Like Me Don't You I Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin'] with Michael
Jackson 5 Medley [I Want You Back I The Love You Save I I'll Be There]
Rock With You
Lovely One
Working Day And Night
Beat It
Billie Jean
Shake Your Body [Down To The Ground]

Victory Tour Musicians
Jackson Musicians:
Jermaine Jackson - Bass
Tito Jackson - Guitar
Randy Jackson - Keyboards/Congas
Rory Kaplan - Keyboards
Pat Leonard - Keyboards
Jonathan Moffett - Drums
David Williams - Guitars
Jai Winding - Keyboards
Gregg Wright - Guitars

Creation
Concert Written & Designed by: Michael Jackson and The Jacksons
Produced by: Jacksons Entertainment Corporation
[in Association with Larry Larson]
Victory Tour Choreographed by: Marlon, Michael and Jackie Jackson
Staging Design Executor: Ian Knight
Lighting Design: Robert A. Roth and James K. Chapman
[for Source Point Design]
Director of Security: Bill Bray
Specialty Costumes Designed by: Michael Jackson and Ted Shell
Jackson Costumes Designed by: Bill Whitten
Personal Management - Michael Jackson: Frank Dileo
Personal Management - The Jacksons: Jack Nance

Dates
[July 6, 1984 - December 9, 1984]

The Jacksons' last tour, the "Victory" tour, included 55 concerts with an attendance of over 2 million people.

Some Interesting Facts
The Jacksons' "Victory" tour became the then-biggest tour any group had ever done!

The "Victory" tour reunited Jermaine with his brothers on stage for the first time in over 8 years.

It took 4 months to construct the "Victory" concert stage.

On July 4, 1984 Eddie Van Halen joined The Jacksons on stage for a "Beat It" guest appearance playing electric guitar.

While in New York, The Jacksons stayed at the "New York Panta Hotel" which displayed six 40 foot busts of The Jacksons - entitled "Pepsi Presents The Jacksons".

During the "Victory" shows in Detroit, Michigan, Michael shouted "We love you Motown" to the crowd in "Motor City" where he recorded his first number one hit 15 years earlier.

At the last show of the tour, performed at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Michael announced his split from The Jacksons during "Shake Your Body [Down To The Ground]".

The "Victory" tour reportedly grossed $75 million USD and set a new record for the then-largest grossing tour.

Michael donated all his proceeds ($5 million) ? to charities (T.J. Martell Foundation for Cancer Research, The United Negro College Fund, and the Ronald McDonald Camp for Good Times).

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Dates (attendance for some listed)

Sept. 12, 1987 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome **
Sept. 13, 1987 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome **
Sept. 14, 1987 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome **
Sept. 19, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Nishinomiya Stadium
Sept. 20, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Nishinomiya Stadium
Sept. 21, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Nishinomiya Stadium
Sept. 25, 1987 Yokohama [Japan] 38,000 * Yokohama Stadium
Sept. 26, 1987 Yokohama [Japan] 38,000 * Yokohama Stadium
Sept. 27, 1987 Yokohama [Japan] 38,000 * Yokohama Stadium

Oct. 03, 1987 Yokohama [Japan] 38,000 * Yokohama Stadium
Oct. 04, 1987 Yokohama [Japan] 38,000 * Yokohama Stadium
Oct. 10, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Osaka Stadium
Oct. 11, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Osaka Stadium
Oct. 12, 1987 Osaka [Japan] ? Osaka Stadium

(14 concerts In Japan - 450,000 people)

Nov. 13, 1987 Melbourne [Australia] 45,000 * Olympic Park
Nov. 20, 1987 Sydney [Australia] 45,000 * Paramatta Stadium
Nov. 21, 1987 Sydney [Australia] 45,000 * Paramatta Stadium
Nov. 25, 1987 Brisbane [Australia] 67,500 * Entertainment Centre
Nov. 28, 1987 Brisbane [Australia] 67,500 * Entertainment Centre

Feb. 23, 1988 Kansas City [Missouri, USA] 16,960 * Kemper Arena
Feb. 24, 1988 Kansas City [Missouri, USA] 16,960 * Kemper Arena

March 03, 1988 New York City [New York, USA] 19,000 * Madison Square Garden
March 04, 1988 New York City [New York, USA] 19,000 * Madison Square Garden
March 05, 1988 New York City [New York, USA] 19,000 * Madison Square Garden
March 12, 1988 St. Louis [Missouri, USA] 18,000 * The Arena
March 13, 1988 St. Louis [Missouri, USA] 18,000 * The Arena
March 18, 1988 Indianapolis [Indiana, USA] ? Market Square Arena
March 19, 1988 Indianapolis [Indiana, USA] ? Market Square Arena
March 20, 1988 Louisville [Kentucky, USA] ? Freedom Hall
March 23, 1988 Denver [Colorado, USA] 20,125 * McNichols Arena
March 24, 1988 Denver [Colorado, USA] 20,125 * McNichols Arena
March 30, 1988 Hartford [Conneticut, USA] 15,060 * Civic Center
March 31, 1988 Hartford [Conneticut, USA] 15,060 * Civic Center

April 01, 1988 Hartford [Conneticut, USA] 15,060 * Civic Center
April 08, 1988 Houston [Texas, USA] ? The Summit
April 09, 1988 Houston [Texas, USA] ? The Summit
April 10, 1988 Houston [Texas, USA] ? The Summit
April 13, 1988 Atlanta [Georgia, USA] ? The Omni
April 14, 1988 Atlanta [Georgia, USA] ? The Omni
April 15, 1988 Atlanta [Georgia, USA] ? The Omni
April 19, 1988 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? The Rosemont Horizon
April 20, 1988 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? The Rosemont Horizon
April 21, 1988 Chicago [Illinois, USA] ? The Rosemont Horizon
April 25, 1988 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? The Reunion Arena
April 26, 1988 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? The Reunion Arena
April 27, 1988 Dallas [Texas, USA] ? The Reunion Arena

May 04, 1988 Minneapolis [Minnesota, USA] 16,890 * Metropolitan Center
May 05, 1988 Minneapolis [Minnesota, USA] 16,890 * Metropolitan Center
May 06, 1988 Minneapolis [Minnesota, USA] 16,890 * Metropolitan Center
May 23, 1988 Rome [Italy] 70,000 * Flaminio Stadium
May 24, 1988 Rome [Italy] 70,000 * Flaminio Stadium
May 29, 1988 Turin [Italy] 53,600 ?

June 02, 1988 Vienna [Austria] 55,000 * Prater Stadium
June 05, 1988 Rotterdam [The Netherlands] 48,400 * Feyenoord Stadium
June 06, 1988 Rotterdam [The Netherlands] 48,400 * Feyenoord Stadium
June 07, 1988 Rotterdam [The Netherlands] 48,400 * Feyenoord Stadiuim
June 11, 1988 Gothenburg [Sweden] 53,000 * ?
June 12, 1988 Gothenburg [Sweden] 53,000 * ?
June 16, 1988 Basel [Switzerland] 50,000 * Saint Jakobs Stadium
June 19, 1988 Berlin [Germany] 50,000 * Reichstag, Berlin Wall
June 27, 1988 Paris [France] 64,000 * Parc des Prince
June 28, 1988 Paris [France] 64,000 * Parc des Prince

July 01, 1988 Hamburg [Germany] 50,000 * Volkspark Stadium
July 03, 1988 Cologne [Germany] 70,000 * Mungersdorfer Stadium
July 08, 1988 Munich [Germany] 72,000 * Olympic Stadium
July 10, 1988 Cologne [Germany] 70,000 * Mungersdorfer Stadium
July 14, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 15, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 16, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 22, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 23, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 26, 1988 Cardiff [Wales, U.K.] 55,000 * Cardiff Arms Park
July 30, 1988 Cork [Ireland] 60,000 * Pairc Ui Caoimh
July 31, 1988 Cork [Ireland] 60,000 * Pairc Ui Caoimh

Aug. 05, 1988 Marbella [Spain] 28,000 * ?
Aug. 07, 1988 Madrid [Spain] 60,000 * Vincent Calderon Stadium
Aug. 09, 1988 Barcelona [Spain] ? Nou Camp
Aug. 21, 1988 Wurzburg [Germany] 43,000 * Talavera Wiesen
Aug. 23, 1988 Werchter [Belgium] 55,000 * Festival Ground
Aug. 26, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
Aug. 27, 1988 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
Aug. 29, 1988 Leeds [England, U.K.] 90,000 * Roundhay Park

Sept. 02, 1988 Hannover [Germany] ? Niedersachsen Stadium
Sept. 04, 1988 Gelsenkirchen [Germany] 52,000 Park Stadium
Sept. 06, 1988 Linz [Austria] ? Linz Stadium
Sept. 10, 1988 Milton Keynes [England, U.K.] 60,000 * The Bowl
Sept. 11, 1988 Liverpool [England, U.K.] 125,000 * Aintree Racecourse
Sept. 26, 1988 Pittsburg [Pennsylvania, USA] 16,230 * Civic Arena
Sept. 27, 1988 Pittsburg [Pennsylvania, USA] 16,230 * Civic Arena
Sept. 28, 1988 Pittsburg [Pennsylvania, USA] 16,230 * Civic Arena

Oct. 03, 1988 Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 20,350 * East Meadowland Arena
Oct. 04, 1988 Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 20,350 * East Meadowland Arena
Oct. 05, 1988 Rutherford [New Jersey, USA] 20,350 * East Meadowland Arena
Oct. 10, 1988 Richfield [Ohio, USA] 19,000 * Coliseum
Oct. 11, 1988 Richfield [Ohio, USA] 19,000 * Coliseum
Oct. 13, 1988 Landover [Maryland, USA] 17,470 * Capitol Center
Oct. 17, 1988 Landover [Maryland, USA] 17,470 * Capitol Center
Oct. 18, 1988 Landover [Maryland, USA] 17,470 * Capitol Center
Oct. 19, 1988 Landover [Maryland, USA] 17,470 * Capitol Center
Oct. 24, 1988 Rochester [Minnesota, USA] 16,670 * Palace of Auburn Hills
Oct. 25, 1988 Rochester [Minnesota, USA] 16,670 * Palace of Auburn Hills
Oct. 26, 1988 Rochester [Minnesota, USA] 16,670 * Palace of Auburn Hills

Nov. 07, 1988 Laguna Hills [California, USA] 15,000 * Irvine Meadows
Nov. 08, 1988 Laguna Hills [California, USA] 15,000 * Irvine Meadows
Nov. 09, 1988 Laguna Hills [California, USA] 15,000 * Irvine Meadows
Nov. 13, 1988 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena

Dec. 09, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 10, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 11, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 17, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 18, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 19, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 24, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 25, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 26, 1988 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome

Jan. 16, 1989 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena
Jan. 17, 1989 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena
Jan. 18, 1989 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena
Jan. 26, 1989 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena
Jan. 27, 1989 Los Angeles [California, USA] 18,000 * Sports Arena

[ * = sold out concerts]

[ **: formerly known as Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, roofed and renamed to Tokyo Dome by Michael's next Japan stop in Dec. '88]

Creation
Show Conceived & Created by: Michael Jackson
Bad Tour Choreographed by: Michael Jackson
Assistant Choreographer & Staging: Vincent Paterson
Set Designed by: Tom McPhilips
Lighting Designer: Allen Branton
Director of Security: Bill Bray
Hair & Make-up: Karen Faye
Personal Management by: Frank Dileo
Assistant to Michael Jackson: Jolie Levine

Set List
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Things I Do For You
Off The Wall
Human Nature
Heartbreak Hotel
She's Out Of My Life
Jackson 5 Medley [I Want You Back I The Love You Save I I'll Be There]
Rock With You
You Are My Lovely One
Working Day And Night
Beat It
Billie Jean
Shake Your Body [Down To The Ground]
Thriller
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Bad

Bad Tour Musicians
Dorian Holley *Vocalist*
Darryl Phinnessee *Vocalist*
Sheryl Crow *Vocalist*
Jennifer Batten *Guitar*
Jon Clark *Guitar*
Ricky Lawson *Drums*
Chris Currell *Keyboards *
Rory Kaplan *Keyboards*
Don Boyett *Bass Guitar*

Dates
September 12, 1987 - January 27, 1989

The "Bad" tour spanned the globe with stops in 15 countries on 4 continents, and included 123 concerts to about 4.4 million people.

Some Interesting Facts

The "Bad" World Tour is Michael Jackson's first ever solo tour.

Michael's 1987 - 1989 "Bad" World Tour is the largest tour in history! This tour is also the highest grossing concert tour ever, grossing over US$ 125 million, more than any other entertainer has ever grossed on a single tour!!!

One "Bad" concert in Yokohama, Japan in September 1987 at Yokohama Stadium was recorded by Nippon TV and later televised in many countries.

During the "Bad" tour stop in Sydney, Australia, on November 20, 1987 Stevie Wonder made a surprise appearance on stage. Michael and Stevie performed "Just Good Friends" live as a special treat for the lucky fans!

On March 3, 1988 Michael performed a "private" concert at New York's Madison Square Garden. All the proceeds were donated to the United Negro College Fund. Tickets for the show could not be purchased at ticket box offices.

A special lottery system determined who was to receive tickets. During the show, Michael hit the headlines for kissing Tatiana Thumbtzen on stage during a great performance of "The Way You Make Me Feel". [Tatiana Thumbtzen is known from her appearance in Michael's "The Way You Make Me Feel" video clip].

On June 16, 1988 Michael performed a sell-out concert in Basel, Switzerland. Amongst celebrities at this show are Elizabeth Taylor and Bob Dylan. While in Basel, Michael met with Mrs. Oona Chaplin, the widow of one of Michael's all-time heroes, Charlie Chaplin. The Chaplin family moved to Vevey, Switzerland in 1953 [when they purchased the elegant Manoir de Ban on Lake Geneva], during Oona's pregnancy with their fifth child, Eugene.

On September 8, 1988 Michael received a special award by London's Wembley Stadium management for setting a new record for playing more dates at Wembley Stadium than any other artist!! His 7 sell-out concerts were attended by 504'000 people. A distinction that earned him another entry in The Guinness Book Of World Records.

During the "Bad" tour, Michael performed "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" live on stage with background singer Sheryl Crow.

At every "Bad" tour stop, during "She's Out Of My Life", one lucky girl was allowed to dance with Michael on stage.

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June 27, 1992 Munich [Germany] 72,000 * Olympic Stadium
June 30, 1992 Rotterdam [The Netherlands] 46,000 Feyenoord Stadium

July 01, 1992 Rotterdam [The Netherlands] 46,000 Feyenoord Stadium
July 04, 1992 Rome [Italy] 35,000 Flamino Stadium
July 06, 1992 Monza [Italy] 46,500 Brianteo Stadium
July 07, 1992 Monza [Italy] 46,500 Brianteo Stadium
July 11, 1992 Cologne [Germany] 65,000 * Muengersdorfer Stadium
July 15, 1992 Oslo [Norway] 35,000 * Vallehovin Stadium
July 17, 1992 Stockholm [Sweden] 53,000 Olympic Stadium
July 18, 1992 Stockholm [Sweden] 53,000 Olympic Stadium
July 20, 1992 Copenhagen [Denmark] 30,000 Gentofte Stadium
July 22, 1992 Werchter [Belgium] 40,000 Festival Ground
July 25, 1992 Dublin [Ireland] 40,000 Lansdowne Road
July 30, 1992 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 31, 1992 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium

Aug. 05, 1992 Cardiff [Wales, U.K.] 50,000 Cardiff Arms Park
Aug. 08, 1992 Bremen [Germany] 45,000 Weser Stadium
Aug. 10, 1992 Hamburg [Germany] 51,000 Volkspark Stadium
Aug. 13, 1992 Hameln [Germany] 25,000 * Weserbergland Stadium
Aug. 16, 1992 Leeds [England, U.K.] 60,000 Roundhay Park
Aug. 18, 1992 Glasgow [Scotland, U.K.] 65,000 * The Haugh
Aug. 20, 1992 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
Aug. 22, 1992 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
Aug. 23, 1992 London [England, U.K.] 72,000 * Wembley Stadium
Aug. 26, 1992 Vienna [Austria] 50,000 Prater Stadium
Aug. 28, 1992 Frankfurt [Germany] 60,000 * Wald Stadium
Aug. 30, 1992 Ludwigshafen [Germany] 3,000 * Southwest Stadium

Sept. 02, 1992 Bayreuth [Germany] 32,000 * Volks Stadium
Sept. 04, 1992 Berlin [Germany] 35,000 * Jahn Stadium
Sept. 08, 1992 Lausanne [Switzerland] 47,000 * La Pontaise Stadium
Sept. 13, 1992 Paris [France] 85,000 * Hippodrome de Vincennes
Sept. 16, 1992 Toulouse [France] 40,000 * Stade Municipal
Sept. 18, 1992 Barcelona [Spain] 42,000 Olympic Stadium
Sept. 21, 1992 Oviedo [Spain] 25,000 * Football Stadium
Sept. 23, 1992 Madrid [Spain] 40,000 * Vincent Calderon Stadium
Sept. 26, 1992 Lisbon [Portugal] 64,000 * Jose Alvalade Stadium

Oct. 01, 1992 Bucharest [Romania] 70,000 * Complexul Sportiv National Stadium

Dec. 12, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 14, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 17, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 19, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 22, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 24, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 30, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 31, 1992 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome

Aug. 24, 1993 Bangkok [Thailand] 70,000 * National Stadium
Aug. 27, 1993 Bangkok [Thailand] 70,000 * National Stadium
Aug. 29, 1993 Singapore [Singapore] 47,000 * National Stadium

Sept. 01, 1993 Singapore [Singapore] 47,000 * National Stadium
Sept. 04, 1993 Taipei [Taiwan] 40,000 Municipal Stadium
Sept. 06, 1993 Taipei [Taiwan] 40,000 Municipal Stadium
Sept. 10, 1993 Fukuoka [Japan] 30,000 * Fukuoka Dome
Sept. 11, 1993 Fukuoka [Japan] 30,000 * Fukuoka Dome
Sept. 15, 1993 Moscow [Russia] 50,000 Luzjniki Olympic Stadium
Sept. 19, 1993 Tel Aviv [Israel] 80,000 Yarkon Park
Sept. 21, 1993 Tel Aviv [Israel] 100,000 * Yarkon Park
Sept. 23, 1993 Istanbul [Turkey] 48,000 * Inonu Stadium
Sept. 26, 1993 Tenerife [Canary Islands] 20,000 * Santa Cruz De Teneriffa

Oct. 08, 1993 Buenos Aires [Argentina] 100,000 * National Stadium
Oct. 10, 1993 Buenos Aires [Argentina] 100,000 * National Stadium
Oct. 12, 1993 Buenos Aires [Argentina] 100,000 * National Stadium
Oct. 15, 1993 Sao Paulo [Brazil] 80,000 Morumbi Stadium
Oct. 17, 1993 Sao Paulo [Brazil] 100,000 * Morumbi Stadium
Oct. 23, 1993 Santiago [Chile] 65,000 * ?
Oct. 29, 1993 Mexico City [Mexico] 100,000 * Aztec Stadium
Oct. 31, 1993 Mexico City [Mexico] 100,000 * Aztec Stadium

Nov. 07, 1993 Mexico City [Mexico] 100,000 * Aztec Stadium
Nov. 09, 1993 Mexico City [Mexico] 100,000 * Aztec Stadium
Nov. 11, 1993 Mexico City [Mexico] 100,000 * Aztec Stadium

[ * = sold out concerts]

Set List
Intro [Carmina Burana]
Jam
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Human Nature
Smooth Criminal
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
She's Out Of My Life
Jackson 5 Medley [I Want You Back I The Love You Save I I'll Be There]
Thriller
Billie Jean
Working Day And Night
Beat It
Will You Be There
Black Or White
Heal The World
Man In The Mirror

Creation
Show Conceived & Created by: Michael Jackson and Kenny Ortega
Choreographed by: Michael Jackson
"Jam" Choreographed by: Michael Jackson and LaVelle Smith
Artistic Director: Michael Jackson
Staged & Designed by: Kenny Ortega
Set Designed by: Tom McPhillips
Lightning Designer: Peter Morse
Executive Director: MJJ Productions - Norma E. Staikos
Director of Security: Bill Bray
Costumes Designed by: Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush
Hair & Make-up: Karen Faye-Mitchell
Personal Management: Gallin Morey Associates - Sandy Gallin, Jim Morey

Dancers
LaVelle Smith
Randy Allaire
Eddie Garcia
Michelle Berube
Yuko Sumida
Jaime King
Bruno Falcon [Taco]

Musicians
Darryl Phinnessee *Vocalist*
Dorian Holley *Vocalist*
Siedah Garrett *Vocalist*
Ricky Lawso*Drums*
Don Boylette *Bass Guitar*
Jennifer Batten *Guitar*
David Williams *Guitar*
Brad Buxer *Keyboards*

Dates
-1st leg [June 27, 1992 - December 31, 1992]
-2nd leg [Aug. 24, 1993 - November 11, 1993]

The "Dangerous" tour included 69 concerts to about 3.5 million people.

Some Interesting Facts
The "Dangerous" tour is the biggest tour any performer had done, breaking his own record from his "Bad" tour [Michael will later break this record with the "HIStory" tour].

This multi-million dollar production was to travel into difficult and often technically challenged countries. On average, it would take three days to erect the stage. 20 truckloads of equipment were flown to each date and assembled.

A groundbreaker of tours, The Dangerous Tour was a signal to the music industry that Asia
was fast becoming a lucrative market for record sales. Jackson, the first major superstar
to tour the area, was seen as a test case.

Michael donated all the proceeds from the "Dangerous" World Tour to his "Heal The World" Foundation and to other charities.

Michael sold the film rights to his "Dangerous" concert in Bucharest [Rumania] to HBO for $20 million for the rights to air the show! The deal is the highest ever paid for a live concert. The special received the highest TV ratings in the history of HBO [21.4 % rating, 34% share]. Michael was honoured with a Cable Ace Award. The Bucharest concert [performed on October 01, 1992] was broadcast live on radio and shown on TV in 61 countries. Direcor Andy Morahan, who directed "Give In To Me" used more than 14 camera operators to tape the concert.

During the "Dangerous" tour, Michael performed "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" live on stage with duet partner Siedah Garrett.

On Dec. 30, 1992 during the "Dangerous" show at the Tokyo Dome in Japan, Slash made a special guest appearance for "Black Or White". He also joined Michael on stage for the next concert, Dec. 31, 1992 at this Special New Year's Eve Countdown Concert in Tokyo. Michael wished all his fans a Happy New Year from his changing room.

At every "Dangerous" tour stop, during "She's Out Of My Life", one lucky girl was allowed to dance with Michael on stage.

Especially the beginning of the show, the so-called "toaster", where Michael is catapulted on stage and the end of the show, where "he" jet-packs out of the stadium, hit headlines all around the world.

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Sept. 07, 1996 Prague [Czech Republic] 125,000 * Letna Park
Sept. 10, 1996 Budapest [Hungary] 50,000 Nepstadion Intezmenyei
Sept. 14, 1996 Bucharest [Rumania] 70,000 National Stadium
Sept. 17, 1996 Moscow [Russia] 50,000 Dynamo Stadium
Sept. 20, 1996 Warsaw [Poland] 120,000 * Bemowo Airport
Sept. 24, 1996 Zaragoza [Spain] 45,000 * La Romareda Stadiuim
Sept. 28, 1996 Amsterdam [The Netherlands] 50,000 * Amsterdam Arena
Sept. 30, 1996 Amsterdam [The Netherlands] 50,000 * Amsterdam Arena

Oct. 02, 1996 Amsterdam [The Netherlands] 50,000 *Amsterdam Arena
Oct. 07, 1996 Tunis [Tunisia] 60,000 * El Menzah
Oct. 11, 1996 Seoul [South Korea] 50,000 Chamsil Olympic Stadium
Oct. 13, 1996 Seoul [South Korea] 50,000 Chamsil Olympic Stadium
Oct. 18, 1996 Taipei [Taiwan] 40,000 * Chungshan Soccer Stadium
Oct. 20, 1996 Kaoshung [Taiwan] 30,000 Open Air Field
Oct. 22, 1996 Taipei [Taiwan] 40,000 * Chungshan Soccer Stadium
Oct. 25, 1996 Singapore [Singapore] 35,000 National Stadium
Oct. 27, 1996 Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia] 40,000 * Merdeka Stadium
Oct. 29, 1996 Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia] 40,000 * Merdeka Stadium

Nov. 01, 1996 Bombay [India] 60,000 Andheri Sports Complex (charity)
Nov. 05, 1996 Bangkok [Thailand] 40,000 Muang Thong Thani City Center
Nov. 09, 1996 Auckland [New Zealand] 43,000 * Ericsson Stadium
Nov. 11, 1996 Auckland [New Zealand] 43,000 * Ericsson Stadium
Nov. 14, 1996 Sydney [Australia] 40,000 * SCG
Nov. 16, 1996 Sydney [Australia] 40,000 * SCG
Nov. 19, 1996 Brisbane [Australia] 40,000 * ANZ Stadium
Nov. 22, 1996 Melbourne [Australia] 65,000 * MCG
Nov. 24, 1996 Melbourne [Australia] 65,000 * MCG
Nov. 26, 1996 Adelaide [Australia] 30,000 * Adelaide Oval
Nov. 30, 1996 Perth [Australia] 20,000 * Burswood Dome

Dec. 02, 1996 Perth [Australia] 20,000 * Burswood Dome
Dec. 04, 1996 Perth [Australia] 20,000 * Burswood Dome
Dec. 08, 1996 Manila [Philippines] 55,000 * Paranaque City/Asia World
Dec. 10, 1996 Manila [Philippines] 55,000 * Paranaque City/Asia World
Dec. 13, 1996 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 15, 1996 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 17, 1996 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 20, 1996 Tokyo [Japan] 45,000 * Tokyo Dome
Dec. 26, 1996 Fukuoka [Japan] 40,000 * Fukuoka Dome
Dec. 28, 1996 Fukuoka [Japan] 40,000 * Fukuoka Dome
Dec. 31, 1996 Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei] 4,000 * Jerudong Park

Jan. 03, 1997 Honolulu [Hawaii/USA] 35,000 * Aloha Bowl
Jan. 04, 1997 Honolulu [Hawaii/USA] 35,000 * Aloha Bowl

May 31, 1997 Bremen [Germany] 55,000 * Weserstadion

June 03, 1997 Cologne [Germany] 60,000 * Mungersdorfer Stadium
June 06, 1997 Bremen [Germany] 35,000 Weserstadion
June 08, 1997 Amsterdam [The Netherlands] 50,000 * Amsterdam Arena
June 10, 1997 Amsterdam [The Netherlands] 50,000 * Amsterdam Arena
June 13, 1997 Kiel [Germany] 55,000 * Nordmarksportfield
June 15, 1997 Gelsenkirchen [Germany] 50,000 * Parkstadion
June 18, 1997 Milan [Italy] 45,000 San Siro Stadium
June 20, 1997 Lausanne [Switzerland] 35,000 La Pontaise Stadium
June 22, 1997 Bettembourg [Luxembourg] 45,000 Krakelschaff
June 25, 1997 Lyon [France] 25,000 Parc des Expositioins
June 27, 1997 Paris [France] 50,000 * Parc des Princes
June 29, 1997 Paris [France] 45,000 Parc des Princes

July 02, 1997 Vienna [Austria] 50,000 * Ernst-Happel Stadium
July 04, 1997 Munich [Germany] 70,000 * Olympic Stadium
July 06, 1997 Munich [Germany] 70,000 * Olympic Stadium
July 09, 1997 Sheffield [England, U.K.] 45,000 * Don Valley Stadium
July 12, 1997 London [England, U.K.] 73,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 15, 1997 London [England, U.K.] 73,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 17, 1997 London [England, U.K.] 73,000 * Wembley Stadium
July 19, 1997 Dublin [Ireland] 40,000 * RDS
July 25, 1997 Basel [Switzerland] 55,000 * Saint Jakobs Stadium
July 27, 1997 Nice [France] 35,000 Stade de l'Ouest

Aug. 01, 1997 Berlin [Germany] 77,000 * Olympic Stadium
Aug. 03, 1997 Leipzig [Germany] 60,000 Festwiese
Aug. 10, 1997 Hockenheim [Germany] 85,000 * Hockenheimring
Aug. 14, 1997 Copenhagen [Denmark] 45,000 * Parken
Aug. 16, 1997 Gothenburg [Sweden] 50,000 Ullevi
Aug. 19, 1997 Oslo [Norway] 45,000 Valle Hovin
Aug. 22, 1997 Tallinn [Estonia] 75,000 Song Festival Grounds
Aug. 24, 1997 Helsinki [Finland] 50,000 * Olympic Stadium
Aug. 26, 1997 Helsinki [Finland] 50,000 * Olympic Stadium
Aug. 29, 1997 Copenhagen [Denmark] 50,000 * Parken

Sept. 03, 1997 Oostende [Belgium] 55,000 Wellington Hypodrome
Sept. 06, 1997 Valladolid [Spain] 45,000 * Nuevo Jose Zorrilla Stadium

Oct. 04, 1997 Cape Town [South Africa] 35,000 * Greenpoint Stadium
Oct. 06, 1997 Cape Town [South Africa] 35,000 * Greenpoint Stadium
Oct. 10, 1997 Johannesburg [South Africa] 50,000 Johannesburg Stadium
Oct. 12, 1997 Johannesburg [South Africa] 57,000 Johannesburg Stadium
Oct. 15, 1997 Durban [South Africa] 50,000 * King's Park Stadium

[* = sold out concerts]

Set List

Gates Of Kiev
Scream
They Don't Care About Us
She Drives Me Wild / In The Closet
Wanna Be Starting Somethin'
Stranger In Moscow
Smooth Criminal
Interlude: "The Wind"
You Are Not Alone
The Way You Make Me Feel [From September 07, 1996 to June 15, 1997]
Jackson 5 Medley [I Want You Back I The Love You Save I I'll Be There]
Off The Wall Medley * [Rock With You I Off The Wall I Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough] [From September 07, 1996 to June 10, 1997]
Interlude: Remember The Time
Billie Jean
Thriller
Beat It
Come Together ** / D.S. [From September 07, 1996 to December 31, 1996]
Blood On The Dance Floor *** [From May 31, 1997 to August 19, 1997]
Interlude: Black Or White Video [2nd Part]
Dangerous ****
Interlude: Black Or White Video [1st Part]
Black Or White
Earth Song
Interlude: We Are The World
Heal The World
HIStory

Dancers (1st leg 1996)

LaVelle Smith
Shawnette Heard
Courtney Miller
Anthony Talauega
Richmond Talauega
Loru Werner
Jason Yribar

Dancers (2nd leg 1997)

LaVelle Smith
Christian Judd
Stacy Walker
Anthony Talauega
Richmond Talauega
Faune Chambers

Creation

Show Conceived & Created by: Kenny Ortega and Michael Jackson
Artistic Director: Michael Jackson
HIStory Tour Choreographed by: Michael Jackson and LaVelle Smith
Choreography For "Dangerous" & "They Don't Care About Us": Travis Payne and Michael Jackson
Staged & Directed by: Kenny Ortega and Michael Jackson
Assistant Director: Peggy Holmes
Set Designed by: Michael Cotton and John McGraw
Lighting Designer: Peter Morse
Costumes Desgined by:
Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush
Stylist: Tommy Simms
Artist Manager: Tarak Ben Amar

Musicians

Dorian Holley *Vocalist*
Fred White *Vocalist*
Marva Hicks *Vocalist*
Jennifer Batten *Guitar*
David Williams *Guitar*
Isaiah Sanders *Keyboards*
Freddie Washingto*Bass Guitar*
Jonathan Moffett *Drums*

Dates

-1st leg [September 7, 1996 - January 4, 1997]
-2nd leg [May 31, 1997 - October 15, 1997]

The "HIStory" tour spanned the globe with stops in 56 cities, 35 countries on 5 continents, and included 82 concerts to about 4.5 million people.

Michael Jackson's "HIStory" World Tour is the biggest world tour any performer had ever done!!!

Some Interesting Facts

Only hours after kicking off the Australian leg of his "HIStory" World Tour on November 14, 1996 Michael married Debbie Rowe in a civil ceremony in his presidential suite at the Sheraton-on-the-Park Hotel in Sydney.

Michael's gold costume was designed by Gianni Versace who already designed some clothes for Michael for his "Dangerous" tour.

Michael's two "HIStory" concerts in Munich, Germany on July 4 + 6, 1997 at Olympic Stadium were recorded. The concert [containing footage of both shows] was televised by German TV-channel SAT. 1 and later in many other countries.

Plus concerts in the following countries were recorded and later shown over network television: Bucharest [Rumania] - Sept. 14, 1996, Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia] - Oct. 1996, Auckland [New Zealand] - Nov. 1996, Manila [Philippines] - Dec. 1996, Copenhagen [Denmark] - Aug. 1997, Gothenburg [Sweden] - Aug. 16, 1997 and Helsinki [Finland] - Aug. 1997.

One "HIStory" concert in Seoul, South Korea in 1996 at Chamsil Olympic Stadium was recorded and a VHS video cassette [NTSC] of this great concert was commercially released by Sony Music for the Asian market. This is the only [!] Michael Jackson concert ever commercially available.

At every "HIStory" tour stop, during "You Are Not Alone", one lucky girl was allowed to dance with Michael on stage.

Gallery

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