Hans Zimmer has announced his very first tour in Europe in 2016.
It has now been announced that on selected dates the legendary guitarist Johnny Marr will be joining Zimmer’s studio band, orchestra and choir bringing the total number of musicians on stage to over 70.
Appearing on the whole tour, as featured performers will be Lebo M, the world famous voice from the score of The Lion King, and guitarist Mike Einziger from the band Incubus.
Marr has collaborated with Zimmer on the soundtracks for Inception, The Amazing Spiderman 2 and most recently the score for Freeheld. Johnny will be appearing at the following Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2016 shows :
6th/7th April - London, The SSE Arena, Wembley
20th April - Berlin, Mercedes Benz Arena
26th May - Manchester, Manchester Arena
29th May - Dublin, 3 Arena
5th June - Orange, Theatre Antique d’Orange
The tour will kick off in London on April 6th, 2016 and will be taking in 32 cities in total before the finale in Dublin on May 26th.
06 April 2016 - London (United Kingdom) - The SSE Arena, Wembley 07 April 2016 - London (United Kingdom) - The SSE Arena, Wembley 12 April 2016 - Birmingham (United Kingdom) - Barclaycard Arena 14 April 2016 - Brussels (Belgium) - Palais 12 16 April 2016 - Mannheim (Germany) - SAP Arena 18 April 2016 - Hamburg (Germany) - Barclaycard Arena 20 April 2016 - Berlin (Germany) - Mercedes-Benz Arena 22 April 2016 - Oberhausen (Germany) - König Pilsener Arena 23 April 2016 - Paris (France) - Palais Des Congres 24 April 2016 - Paris (France) - Palais Des Congres (Matinee)
24 April 2016 - Paris (France) - Palais Des Congres 26 April 2016 - Munich (Germany) - Olympiahalle 28 April 2016 - Cologne (Germany) - Lanxess Arena 30 April 2016 - Gdansk (Poland) - Ergo Arena 01 May 2016 - Lodz (Poland) - Atlas Arena 03 May 2016 - Krakow (Poland) - Tauron Arena 05 May 2016 - Bratislava (Slovakia) - Ondrej Nepala Arena 07 May 2016 - Prague (Czech Republic) - O2 Arena 09 May 2016 - Zurich (Switzerland) - Hallenstadion 11 May 2016 - Budapest (Hungary) - Papp Laszlo Budapest Sportarena 12 May 2016 - Graz (Austria) - Stadthalle Graz 13 May 2016 - Vienna (Austria) - Stadthalle 16 May 2016 - Sofia (Bulgaria) - Arena Armeec Sofia 18 May 2016 - Geneva (Switzerland) - Geneva Arena 19 May 2016 - Geneva (Switzerland) - Geneva Arena 21 May 2016 - Luxembourg (Luxembourg) - Rockhal 22 May 2016 - Luxembourg (Luxembourg) - Rockhal 23 May 2016 - Luxembourg (Luxembourg) - Rockhal 24 May 2016 - Rotterdam (Netherland) - Ahoy Rotterdam 26 May 2016 - Dublin (Ireland) - 3Arena 28 May 2016 - Bournemouth (United Kingdom) - Bournemouth Centre 29 May 2016 - Manchester (United Kingdom) - Manchester Arena 31 May 2016 - Lille (France) - Zénith 01 June 2016 - Rouen (France) - Zénith 02 June 2016 - Nantes (France) - Zénith 03 June 2016 - Bordeaux (France) - Patinoire Mériadeck 04 June 2016 - Toulouse (France) - Zénith 05 June 2016 - Orange (France) - Théâtre Antique d'Orange
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Can someone help me with the name of the woman who accompanies Lebo M during Lion King? I'm compiling Prague's setlist and would like to mention it.. setlist.fm/setlist/hans-zimmer/2016/o2-arena-prague-czech-re public-6bf172a2.html
Earthquake struck Prague on Saturday. The O2 Arena almost collapsed :-) I listen to movie music for many years and I'm a big fan of Hans and other great composers, so I somehow knew what it's going to be about. BUT WHAT SOUND were these people able to produce can't really be described. I noticed few older people had to leave after the spiderman electro massacre :-) It was soooooo epic, spectacular and monumental that I still can't believe what happend there. I would like to thank to all of the musicians and especialy to Hans for this great experience.
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU !!!!
The bluray can't even get close to the sound of live performance but would be appreciated, definitely:-)
To bring the excitement down a notch - some of it, especially in the second half of the concert, was simply too loud. Major elements (brass) of the Superman theme in "What Are You Going to Do When You Are Not Saving the World?" were essentially inaudible, the Electro suite was the musical embodiment of a headache (that's more of a personal quibble; I simply don't like that score) and the Dark Knight selections - pretty much all the Joker material - while very iconic, do not a very pleasant concert piece make, in my opinion. Other than that, it was an absolutely amazing show. Loved all the other sets. Still can't believe I got to see my favorite film composer in person, in my home town. Truly a night to remember.
Pavel Brzak, I felt exactly the same way!! An incredible experience, it's simply beyond words. I think with a good sound system the bluray experience will be very enjoyable as well :-)
Hans and his team made a great job. Even more you can anytime expect. I hope they enjoy the tour too.
I was in Prague for the weekend an found Hans Zimmer was performing that night. They only had VIP tickets left, but wow, what an experience! I have listened to these tracks for many year and been to other music concerts performing these tracks. Experiencing this music, this epicness by the Zimmer was breathtaking.
Thank you very much (and a blue ray would be much apreciated)
Anybody else who got the official concert program notice all the bootleg album covers on the first page? Like Rain Man and True Romance? :D I guess the official Perseverance Records Rain Man cover doesn't look that great and True Romance remains unreleased, but I still got a chuckle out of it.
Yeah some were taken from this very website ! (Crimson Tide for instance) lol.......
Question for those, who already attend the tour: is any possibility to buy some thematic souvenouirs. I want to buy something for my girlfriend, she cant be with me and my friends today. Thanks advance for respond.
yes ! You can buy merchandising stuff before or after the show : multiple T-shirts, caps, accessories....
I keep checking this page hoping to see any news about an album digital or otherwise being released...I'm in the USA, I cannot possibly afford to go to Europe no matter how much I would like to, so an album is the only way I can experience this apparently fantastic performance. Hope they didn't change their mind about releasing it at all.
I too have been refreshing and checking like a madman. I am in a similar situation, however Im just north of you in the currently flaming Canada. Im really hoping for some news and I was extremely disappointed when the 20th rolled around, and it was delayed.
When I get news about that, don't worry, you'll know !
Hybrid, do you have any news regarding the release of the Wembley show recording? My fear is they finally realized it'd be wiser to release it AFTER the tour, so we'd have to wait until mid-June... so I really hope I'm wrong!
I am also looking for news on this, downloaded the opening medley and it is great, can't wait to hear it all again Any update Hybrid
Same thing for me, I love this intro and can't wait to hear the whole record. Hope it will be released soon...
THE thing is: releasing iT through iTunes or whatever already takes A month or so. I think they are waiting till THE Tour is over. Wouldn't iT be nicer to have A blu ray disc of one of THE best evenings?? THE final evening. 😄😘😘
Mk, it makes sense, but they recorded the whole Wembley show and immediately announced they would release it on iTunes on April 20th. If they wanted to release the thing digitally at the same time as a blu-ray, they wouldn't have announced it so early.
So either it's a technical issue, or they completely modified their initial plan. That's what we're asking Hybrid :-p
Ok thx, for your input!! Ds!!
I would love to have a Blu-ray of this amazing show!!I really hope they are doing it. Was at the Munich show last week and it was incredible! Thanks Hans for your wonderful music!!
For the Blu-ray, did someone saw cameras on stage in Wembley ?
Dear Master and Mr. Zimmer, i think that your music is the only one that gives me the chills every time I listen it. My favourite is Chevalier de Sangreal from the movie The Davinci Code. We, i think to talk for my entire country, will hope to hear this magnificent music once in a lifetime, and maybe Verona is the perfect setting for this event. A truly enthusiast. Best wishes!
Dear Mr. Zimmer, your biggest fans from Czech Republic are also looking forward to hear your spectacular show in Prague. We hope you and all your team enjoy the tour. We all appreciative you organised this tour. It had to be difficult to made that choice of songs from all your wonderful music tracks. You always do a graet job. Thanks a lot.
I attended the concert in Munich. It was great! Can anyone tell me the name of the cheerful tune which started the second half of the concert? I don't think it was from any film, but was from Hans's school days. Many Thanks!
Unless they played something different in Munich than in Berlin, it was "You're So Cool" from True Romance.
That's it!! Thanks a lot, Edmund.
(I wasn't able to hear what he said when he introduced the track)
I travelled from Austria to Munich with my daughter yesterday evening. Thank you for an unforgetable evening including no ending goosebumps starting with Crimson Tide 'til the very last song Time of Inception. I've been on so many fantastic concerts (Queen, Peter Gabriel, Night of the Proms, Supertramp's Breaksfast in America-Tour, Toto, Joe Cocker, Udo Jürgens, Bryan Adams, Chris de Burgh and so on ....), but this evening was the best so far - unbeatable!!! I think, I've been waiting so many years for such an outstanding evening. Thank you again for these unforgetable moments - hope, I'ss see Hans Zimmer again on Tour!!!
Just saw it, it was awesome, but the 2 song I looked forward to the most where disappointing. During Aurora his speech went too much into the song and for some reason that dude from the lion king started mumbling through the other vocals which really did not sound great at all. Also No Time For Caution was lacking the organ sound, I only heard drums and guitars but no organs which is the main reason that song is so great/popular, so that kind of defeated the purpose of doing that song in the first place.
Can somebody confirm the true setlist from the show? On setlist.fm all the setlists differ slightly from one another. Don't know which one is the right one.
Just scroll down... You'll find out it's not that hard... lol
Yes I know that there is a setlist further down this page, but my question is if that is the _correct_ one. There are other setlists on setlist.fm, which are different. For example this one shows different songs than the one posted further down:
@Set[Set One: Driving Miss Daisy / Sherlock Holmes] Driving Discombobulate
@Set[Madagascar] Zoosters Breakout
@Set[Crimson Angel Medley] Roll Tide 160 BPM
@Set[Gladiator Medley] The Wheat The Battle Elysium Now We Are Free
@Set[Da Vinci Code] Chevaliers de Sangreal
@Set[The Lion King Medley] Circle of Life Under the Stars This Land Circle of Life
@Set[Pirates of the Caribbean Medley] Jack Sparrow At Wit’s End Up Is Down He's a Pirate
@Set[Set Two: True Romance] You're So Cool
@Set[Rain Man] Rain Man: Main Theme
@Set[Man of Steel] What Are You Going to Do When You Are Not Saving the World?
@Set[The Thin Red Line] Journey to the Line
@Set[The Amazing Spider-Man 2] The Electro Suite
@Set[The Dark Knight Medley] Why So Serious? Fear Will Find You
@Set[In remembrance of Aurora and dedicated to Brussels] Aurora
@Set[Interstellar Medley] Day One Cornfield Chase Where We're Going No Time for Caution Stay
@Set[Encore: Inception Live Medley] Dream Is Collapsing Mombasa Time
It's me who posted... I've seen this concert pretty much 40 times in 1 month lol, I think I know ! lol
Ok, thanks! But how could I have known that. ;)
@Hybrid Soldier: There is no "Rise" in the Dark Knight medley ?
I was in Paris on 23 of April and Hans was speaking about the death of Heath Ledger and the terrorist attacks in France. I think the music in background was "Rise". Maybe it was specially for France.
no, it was the cue "the end" with the choir of the cue of "aurora".
Just a little thing I noticed: As part of the POTC medley they even played a little beautiful but unreleased piece of score *** EDITED ***
It's funny Hans put that in cause I remember back then it was one of the most anticipated tunes of the movie and when Hans was asked why he didn't release it, he was like "Maybe i will reuse it..." ;)
This piece was released with the Love Suite in POTC Soundtrack Treasures Collection. *** EDITED ***
In Paris, Inception began with "Half Remembered Dream", before "Dream is Collapsing"
Wanted to write a review about the show I visited last friday in Oberhausen.
I had high expectations but this was absolutely amazing. For people who are still having doubts, the tracklist as Hybrid confirmed was played at Oberhausen. Rain Man was not played tho, and why? They wanted to play something from Prince because the band felt like doing something for Prince. This was absolutely shocking, what an amazing performance.
The pleasure the band had in doing the whole performance and especially Purple Rain (it at least has Rain from Rain Man in it :D) was amazing to see. The musical power they have and capabilities, world class.
The sound was good as well, was sitting at row 11 right in the middle and I was afraid that the sound was not that great since i read some comments about that here from other locations. PERFECT in Oberhausen from my POV.
Best performance: 160BPM from Angels & Demons (Im not a real fan of the song but this weas extremely well performed) Best part (exclusive Purple Rain: Gladiator and Lion King, the vocals were stunning. Best suprise: PRUPLE RAIN + Johnny Marr (I did not expect him to be there). Worst part: Hearing that Ann Marie (Calhoun) Simpson is married to Mike Einziger two weeks ago (LUCKY GUY).
Last but not least: The Tech guys, I saw how they instantly got moving after the concert was closed, that was some high level shit. I think within an hour everything was gone, in trucks and on the road to Paris. Thank you tech guys for an amazxing night
Thank you Hans, thanks Hybrid with feeding us all information on here.
Best night of my life.
Yes, Ann Marie went off to Hollywood and dumped her husband for Mike..it is all about relevance and access in that business.
Just out from live in Paris. It was such amazing ! All my life I dreamed to live this ! It was the best live concert ever and I love all those musicians, a true family with love of music, cinema and public? Thanks for all !