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Laughter & Lust Tour

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Click on a date to see a set list for that concert.
Opening acts are given in square brackets (for abbreviations see bottom of page).

Club Tour prior to recording (billed as "Joe Jackson's Workshop")

On this mini tour JJ tried out the new material he had written for the Laughter & Lust album by performing it in clubs and other small venues. The idea was basically to gauge audience reactions to the new songs.

Joe Jackson (voc, keyb)
Joy Askew (keyb, voc)
Graham Maby (b, voc)
Tom Teeley (g, voc, keyb)
Sue Hadjopoulos (perc, voc)
Dan Hickey (dr)

Wed, 12 Sept 1990 US New Haven, CT, Toad's Place (?)
Fri, 14 Sept 1990 US Boston, MA, Citi Club [LC]
Sat, 15 Sept 1990 US Boston, MA, Citi Club [LC]
Mon, 17 Sept 1990 US Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island, Edwards Auditorium
Tue, 18 Sept 1990 US Poughkeepsie, NY, The Chance [LC]
Fri, 21 Sept 1990 CA Montreal, Spectrum
Sat, 22 Sept 1990 CA Montreal, Spectrum
Mon, 24 Sept 1990 CA Ottawa, Barrymore's
Tue, 25 Sept 1990 CA Toronto, The Diamond [LC]
Wed, 26 Sept 1990 CA Toronto, The Diamond
Sat, 29 Sept 1990 US Detroit, MI, St. Andrew's Hall
Sun, 30 Sept 1990 US Ann Arbor, MI, Power Center
Tue,   2 Oct 1990 US Cincinnati, OH, Bogart's [LC]
Thu,   4 Oct 1990 US Chicago, IL, Park West
Fri,   5 Oct 1990 US Chicago, IL, Park West
Sat,   6 Oct 1990 US Chicago, IL, Park West
Tue,   9 Oct 1990 US Columbus, OH, Newport Music Hall
Wed, 10 Oct 1990 US Cleveland, OH, Empire
Thu, 11 Oct 1990 US Pittsburgh, PA, Metropol
Sat, 13 Oct 1990 US Philadelphia, PA, Chestnut Cabaret
Sun, 14 Oct 1990 US Baltimore, MD, Hammerjack's
Tue, 16 Oct 1990 US Newark, DE, The Stone Balloon
Thu, 18 Oct 1990 US New York, NY, Marquee [LC]
Fri, 19 Oct 1990 US New York, NY, Lone Star Roadhouse
Sat, 20 Oct 1990 US New York, NY, Bottom Line
Tue, 23 Oct 1990 US Washington, DC, The Bayou
Thu, 25 Oct 1990 US Lido Beach, NY, Malibu Night Club

Laughter & Lust Tour proper

Joe Jackson (voc, keyb)
Ed Roynesdal (keyb, violin)
Graham Maby (b, voc)
Tom Teeley (g, voc, keyb)
Sue Hadjopoulos (perc, voc)
Mindy Jostyn (voc, g, harmonica, violin)
Dan Hickey (dr)

Sat, 18 May 1991 DE Münster, Halle Münsterland
Sun, 19 May 1991 DE Frankfurt, Alte Oper
Mon, 20 May 1991 NL Landgraaf, Draf- en renbaan (open air) radio
(Pinkpop festival; running order: Tragically Hip, Walter Trout Band, Tröckener Kecks, Primus, Luka Bloom, An Emotional Fish, Joe Jackson, Living Colour, Lenny Kravitz, Happy Mondays)
Wed, 22 May 1991 UK Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
Thu, 23 May 1991 UK Manchester, Apollo Theatre [JQ]
Sat, 25 May 1991 UK Glasgow, Barrowlands
Sun, 26 May 1991 UK Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Mon, 27 May 1991 UK London, Hammersmith Odeon [JQ]
Tue, 28 May 1991 UK London, Hammersmith Odeon [JQ]
Fri, 31 May 1991 DE Hamburg, CCH 1 [HC]
Sun,   2 June 1991 NL Rotterdam, De Doelen [HC]
Mon,   3 June 1991 NL Amsterdam, RAI Congrescentrum [HC]
Tue,   4 June 1991 BE Brussels, Cirque Royale [HC]
Thu,   6 June 1991 FR Paris, Le Zénith [NI]
Fri,   7 June 1991 FR Orange, Arena (cancelled because of rain, new date: 27 June)
Sun,   9 June 1991 CH Lausanne, Théâtre Beaulieu
Mon, 10 June 1991 CH Zurich, Kongresshaus
Tue, 11 June 1991 IT Milan, Smeraldo [HC]
Wed, 12 June 1991 IT Milan, Smeraldo [HC]
Sat, 15 June 1991 DE Düsseldorf, Philipshalle [HC]
Sun, 16 June 1991 DE Stuttgart, Liederhalle Beethovensaal
Mon, 17 June 1991 DE Munich, Circus Krone
Thu, 20 June 1991 ES Madrid, Palacio de Congresos [HC]
Fri, 21 June 1991 ES Barcelona, Palau de la Musica
Sun, 23 June 1991 FR Toulouse, Palais des Sports [HC]
Mon, 24 June 1991 FR Bordeaux, Médoquine [HC]
Wed, 26 June 1991 FR Grenoble, Summum [HC]
Thu, 27 June 1991 FR Orange, Arena (open air) [HC]
Fri, 28 June 1991 FR Nice, Théâtre de Verdure [HC]
Sat, 29 June 1991 FR Belfort, Lac du Malsaucy (Eurockéennes festival) [HC]
Fri, 12 July 1991 US Washington, DC, Constitution Hall [JS]
Sat, 13 July 1991 US Hartford, CT, Bushnell Auditorium
Mon, 15 July 1991 US New York, NY, Radio City Music Hall [JS]
Tue, 16 July 1991 US New York, NY, Radio City Music Hall [JS]
Wed, 17 July 1991 US Upper Darby, PA, Tower Theater
Sat, 20 July 1991 US Boston, MA, Orpheum Theatre [JS]
Sun, 21 July 1991 US Lowell, MA, Lowell Memorial Auditorium [JS]
Tue, 23 July 1991 CA Montreal, Théâtre St-Denis
Wed, 24 July 1991 CA Toronto, Massey Hall
Sat, 27 July 1991 US Royal Oak, MI, Royal Oak Music Theatre [JS]
Sun, 28 July 1991 US Chicago, IL, Chicago Theatre (2 nights?)
              1991 US Detroit, MI, St Andrews Hall
Thu,   1 Aug 1991 US Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre [JS]
Sat,   3 Aug 1991 US Berkeley, CA, Greek Theatre (open air) [JS]
Tue,   6 Aug 1991 US Universal City, CA, Universal Amphitheatre [JS]
Wed,   7 Aug 1991 US West Hollywood, CA, The Roxy
Thu,   8 Aug 1991 US San Diego, CA, State University Auditorium (open air)
              1991 US Atlanta, GA
       Aug 1991 US Ann Arbor, MI, Power Center
Wed, 28 Aug 1991 JP Tokyo, Nakano Sun Plaza
Fri, 30 Aug 1991 JP Tokyo, Hitomi Kinue Memorial Hall
Sat, 31 Aug 1991 JP Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefectural Hall
Mon,   2 Sept 1991 JP Osaka, Kousei Nenkin Hall
Mon, 16 Sept 1991 AU Perth, Concert Hall Look up in Google Earth Look up in Google Maps
       Sept 1991 AU Melbourne, State Theatre Look up in Google Earth Look up in Google Maps [DC]
Wed, 18 Sept 1991 AU Adelaide, Thebarton Theatre Look up in Google Earth Look up in Google Maps [DC]
Fri, 20 Sept 1991 AU Sydney, State Theatre Look up in Google Earth Look up in Google Maps [DC]official video release
Sat, 21 Sept 1991 AU Sydney, State Theatre [DC]

Opening acts:
    [DC] = Deborah Conway
    [HC] = Hue & Cry
    [JQ] = Jackie Quinn
    [JS] = Jill Sobule
    [LC] = Lori Carson

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