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The Music for the Masses Tour was a concert tour by Depeche Mode in 1987 and 1988.

History

The tour was the eighth tour by Depeche Mode and followed the release of their sixth studio album Music for the Masses. The band toured through the UK, Europe, Japan and North America. The tour began on October 22 1987 with a concert in Madrid, and ended on June 18, 1988 with concert No. 101 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. This concert was recored and filmed and later released as an audio live album on LP and CD and as a documentary film on VHS and DVD.

Lineup

The lineup of Depeche Mode for the entire tour was:

  • Andy Fletcher - keyboards, percussion pads, backing vocals
  • Dave Gahan - lead vocals
  • Martin Gore - keyboards, guitar, melodica, percussion pads, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Alan Wilder - keyboards, piano, percussion pads, backing vocals

Tour dates

Europe 1987

  1. October 22, 1987 at Pabellon De Real Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  2. October 23, 1987 at Blaugrana Sports Palas, Barcelona, Spain
  3. October 25, 1987 at Olympia Halle, Munich, Germany
  4. October 26, 1987 at Palasport, Bologna, Italy
  5. October 27, 1987 at Palaeur, Rome, Italy
  6. October 29, 1987 at Palasport, Turin, Italy
  7. October 30, 1987 at Palastrusardi, Milan, Italy
  8. November 2, 1987 at Martin Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
  9. November 3, 1987 at Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  10. November 4, 1987 at Grugahalle, Essen, Germany
  11. November 6, 1987 at Sportshalle, Cologne, Germany
  12. November 7, 1987 at Messehalle, Hannover, Germany
  13. November 9, 1987 at Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany
  14. November 11, 1987 at Friedrich Ebert Halle, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  15. November 12, 1987 at Hallenstadium, Zurich, Switzerland
  16. November 13, 1987 at Halle Des Fetes, Lausanne, Switzerland
  17. November 16, 1987 at Palais Omnisport D'Paris - Bercy, Paris, France
  18. November 17, 1987 at Palais Omnisport D'Paris - Bercy, Paris, France
  19. November 18, 1987 at Palais Omnisport D'Paris - Bercy, Paris, France

North America 1987

  1. December 1, 1987 at Cow Palace, San Francisco, United States
  2. December 4, 1987 at The Forum, Los Angeles, United States
  3. December 5, 1987 at The Forum, Los Angeles, United States
  4. December 7, 1987 at Sports Arena, San Diego, United States
  5. December 8, 1987 at Compton Terrace, Phoenix, United States
  6. December 10, 1987 at Reunion Arena, Dallas, United States
  7. December 12, 1987 at The Pavillion, Chicago, United States
  8. December 14, 1987 at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada
  9. December 15, 1987 at The Forum, Montreal, Canada
  10. December 17, 1987 at Patriot Centre, Fairfax, United States
  11. December 18, 1987 at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

UK 1988

  1. January 9, 1988 at Centre, Newport, Wales
  2. January 11, 1988 at Wembley Arena, London, England
  3. January 12, 1988 at Wembley Arena, London, England
  4. January 15, 1988 at N.E.C., Birmingham, England
  5. January 16, 1988 at Ice Rink, Whitley Bay, England
  6. January 17, 1988 at Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
  7. January 19, 1988 at G-Mex, Manchester, England
  8. January 20, 1988 at City Hall, Sheffield, England
  9. January 21, 1988 at St. Georges Hall, Bradford, England
  10. January 23, 1988 at International Centre, Bournemouth, England
  11. January 24, 1988 at Centre, Brighton, England

Europe 1988

  1. February 6, 1988 at Sportshalle Alterdorf, Hamburg, West Germany
  2. February 7, 1988 at Sportshalle Alterdorf, Hamburg, West Germany
  3. February 9, 1988 at Westfallenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany
  4. February 10, 1988 at Weser-EMS-Halle, Oldenburg, West Germany
  5. February 12, 1988 at Ice Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden
  6. February 13, 1988 at Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden
  7. February 15, 1988 at Drammenshallen, Oslo, Norway
  8. February 17, 1988 at Valby Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  9. February 18, 1988 at Valby Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  10. February 19, 1988 at Ostseehalle, Kiel, West Germany
  11. February 21, 1988 at Forest National, Brussels, Belgium
  12. February 23, 1988 at Espace Fiore, Lille, France
  13. February 25, 1988 at Parc Penfeld, Brest, France
  14. February 26, 1988 at La Beaujoire, Nantes, France
  15. February 27, 1988 at Patinoire, Bordeaux, France
  16. February 29, 1988 at Palais Des Sports, Toulouse, France
  17. March 1, 1988 at Le Zenith, Montpellier, France
  18. March 2, 1988 at Palais Des Sports, Lyon, France
  19. March 4, 1988 at Palais Des Sports, Besancon, France
  20. March 5, 1988 at Halle Rehenus, Strasbourg, France
  21. March 7, 1988 at Werner Seelbinder, East Berlin, East Germany
  22. March 9, 1988 at Sportcsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
  23. March 10, 1988 at Sportcsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
  24. March 11, 1988 at Sportovni Hala, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  25. March 13, 1988 at Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria

Japan 1988

  1. April 18, 1988 at Festival Hall, Osaka
  2. April 19, 1988 at Koseinenkin Hall, Nagoya
  3. April 21, 1988 at NHK Hall, Tokyo
  4. April 22, 1988 at NHK Hall, Tokyo

North America 1988

  1. April 29, 1988 at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, United States
  2. April 30, 1988 at California Expo, Sacramento, United States
  3. May 2, 1988 at Coliseum, Seattle, United States
  4. May 4, 1988 at P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada
  5. May 5, 1988 at Civic Auditorium, Portland, United States
  6. May 6, 1988 at Civic Auditorium, Portland, United States
  7. May 8, 1988 at Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, United States
  8. May 9, 1988 at McNichols Arena, Denver, United States
  9. May 11, 1988 at Frank Erwin Centre, Austin, United States
  10. May 13, 1988 at Six Flags, Arlington, United States
  11. May 14, 1988 at Southern Star Amphitheatre, Houston, United States
  12. May 15, 1988 at Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, United States
  13. May 17, 1988 at 5 Seasons Centre, Cedar Rapids, United States
  14. May 18, 1988 at Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis, United States
  15. May 20, 1988 at Poplar Creek, Chicago, United States
  16. May 21, 1988 at Pine Knob Theatre, Clarkston, United States
  17. May 22, 1988 at Riverbend Theatre, Cincinnati, United States
  18. May 24, 1988 at Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville, United States
  19. May 25, 1988 at Southern Star Amphitheatre, Atlanta, United States
  20. May 27, 1988 at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, United States
  21. May 28, 1988 at Merriweather Post Pavillion, Columbia, United States
  22. May 30, 1988 at Blossom Music Festival, Cleveland, United States
  23. June 1, 1988 at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, United States
  24. June 3, 1988 at Jones Beach, Uniondale, United States
  25. June 4, 1988 at Jones Beach, Uniondale, United States
  26. June 7, 1988 at Great Woods Amphitheatre, Mansfield, United States
  27. June 8, 1988 at The Forum, Montreal, Canada
  28. June 9, 1988 at C.N.E. Grandstand, Toronto, Canada
  29. June 11, 1988 at Palumbo Centre, Pittsburgh, United States
  30. June 15, 1988 at Compton Terrace, Phoenix, United States
  31. June 18, 1988 at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States

Videos

External links


Tours by Depeche Mode
1980 Tour (1980) - 1981 Tour (1981) - See You Tour (1982) - Broken Frame Tour (1982/83) - Construction Time Again Tour (1983/84) - Some Great Reward Tour (1984/85) - Black Celebration Tour (1986) - Music for the Masses Tour (1987/88) - World Violation Tour (1990) - Devotional Tour (1993) - Exotic Tour/Summer Tour '94 (1994) - The Singles Tour (1998) - Exciter Tour (2001) - Touring the Angel (2005/06) - Tour of the Universe (2009/10) - Delta Machine Tour (2013) - Global Spirit Tour (2017/2018)

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