Tour Dates GN'R
 

>> Back Canada: January-February 2010 & surprise shows:  

Setlists / Notes:

January 13th, 2010 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome to the Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Shackler's Revenge, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, Sorry, If the World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street of Dreams, Better, You Could Be Mine, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, I.R.S., Jam/Axl Rose Piano Solo (Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Scraped, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (O Canada/Pink Panther), Out Ta Get Me, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, This I Love, Frank Ferrer Drum Solo/Rocket Queen, My Generation (Tommy Stinson on lead vocals), Patience, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: First show of the tour in Canada.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 16th, 2010 - Calgary, AB @ Pengrowth Saddledome
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Rocket Queen, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, You Could Be Mine, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, My Generation, I.R.S., Axl Piano Solo (Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Shackler's Revenge, Liquor And Whores (with Bubbles), Out Ta Get Me, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, This I Love, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, Better, Patience, Paradise City, O Canada (Bumblefoot solo)

 
 
Notes: Saturday night show in Calgary.

Bubbles makes a special appearance along with a double and waitresses serving tequila.

The show ends with Bumblefoot playing the national anthem and Axl handing out tequila to the crowd.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 17th, 2010 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Shackler's Revenge, Scraped, Jam (She'll Be Coming Down The Mountain)/Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam/I.R.S., Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, You Could Be Mine, Jam/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Out Ta Get Me, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, This I Love, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, Whole Lotta Rosie, Acoustic Jam/Patience, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: During Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Axl uses his microphone stand as a steering wheel.

Axl accidentally hits Bumblefoot's acoustic guitar during Patience and they both have a laugh about it.

Dizzy wears an Edmonton Oilers jersey. Very fitting. This is after all where the Oilers won all those Stanley Cups.

Chris wears an Ace Frehley mask at the end of the show.

Girls bring out tequila at the end.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 19th, 2010 - Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Shackler's Revenge, Sorry, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, You Could Be Mine, Catcher In The Rye, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam/Rocket Queen, I.R.S., Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Jam/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Jam/Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Out Ta Get Me, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Whole Lotta Rosie, Paradise City

Encore: Madagascar, Better, Patience, Nightrain (with Sebastian Bach, Nick Sterling & Danko Jones)

 
 
Notes: Before You Could Be Mine, Axl asks "How you doing tonight?" to which Tommy replies "I'm doing fucking great!"

Axl also says his alter ego Pablo does the shows, before commenting that the relationship in the band is strong and is built on faith and trust: "They got no faith in me, and I don't trust them for shit!"

After Catcher In The Rye ends, the band restarts it.

Axl sings Gran Torino before November Rain "Gentle now, a tender breeze, blows, whispers through, the Gran Torino" He also sings it in the break in the song.

During Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Axl tells a story about going to South America and how people would sing "Knock Knock Knockin' Motherfucker" to him.

Madagascar features slightly different lyrics sung by Axl, "forgive those that fuck up my show".

The last song is performed with Danko Jones, Sebastian Bach and Nick Sterling.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 20th, 2010 - Regina, SK @ Brandt Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Better, Sorry, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, You Could Be Mine, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Shackler's Revenge, Jam/Axl Piano Solo (Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Rocket Queen, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Out Ta Get Me, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, Jam/This I Love, O Canada (by Bumblefoot), Paradise City

 
 
Notes: Before Shackler's Revenge, some Duelling Banjos is played.

DJ plays part of Nightrain with a bra stuck to his guitar neck. Eventually he tosses the bra back into the crowd.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 24th, 2010 - Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Shackler's Revenge, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, There Was A Time, Rocket Queen, You Could Be Mine, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Jam (Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2)/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Scraped, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, This I Love, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: After Sorry, Axl asks the crowd if it's true that Hamilton is where the hardcore fans are and says it made him excited to come here.

Before Dizzy's solo, Axl sings part of "Black Betty".

The jam before Axl's piano solo has him singing part of Pink Floyd's "Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2".

During November Rain, he plays the piano with his foot.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 25th, 2010 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Scraped, Rocket Queen, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Jam/Axl Piano Solo (Asshole Song/Gran Torino/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), You Could Be Mine, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Shackler's Revenge, Patience, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, This I Love, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: Tommy is introduced as being from Siberia, MN.

The Asshole Song is played by Axl for the first time since 2006.

Knockin' On Heaven's Door is dedicated to Mojo, Dougie (the dog) and Eduardo.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 27th, 2010 - Montreal, QP @ Centre Bell
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Better, Jam (Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey)/Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, You Could Be Mine, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, I.R.S., Jam (Immigrant Song)/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Out Ta Get Me, Jam/Patience, Shackler's Revenge, Nightrain

Encore: Madagascar, Scraped, This I Love, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: "You know where you are? I think you do. You're on Montreal! You're gonna die!"

After Sweet Child O' Mine, Axl tells a story abut the 2002 MTV VMAs and how people said he was out of breath. He had to run from the street inside the venue while being followed by cops. Somebody yelled "Hey, there's Kid Rock!" when they saw him.

The jam before Dizzy's solo is Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey by Sly & The Family Stone.

The band jams on Immigrant Song while the piano is brought out for Axl's solo.

Axl sings part of Gran Torino in the break in November Rain.

During Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Axl wears a white cowboy hat.

Before Out Ta Get Me, he says that things are going great, so people start making shit up.

At the beginning of Paradise City, Axl wears the flag of Quebec.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 28th, 2010 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Jam (Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey)/Dizzy Reed Piano Solo (Silver, Blue & Gold)/Street Of Dreams, Rocket Queen, Cather In The Rye, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Jam/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), You Could Be Mine, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Nightrain

Encore: Shackler's Revenge, Madagascar, This I Love, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: "Sorry about the time delay. Got a little carried away jumping off stuff last night"

Before Better, Axl says a DJ on the radio said the band was expected to be on stage at 2am. "So I'm early"

Catcher In The Rye is dedicated to J. D. Salinger. who passed away that day.

Axl talks about remembering the show the night before in Montreal, but not the party afterwards. Richard comments on it by stating he saw Axl at the bar.

During Madagascar, Axl puts a bra in Bumblefoot's microphone stand, Bumblefoot in turn puts it on Richard's guitar neck. Richard plays part of the song with the bra hanging from his guitar.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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January 31st, 2010 - Ottawa, ON @ Scotiabank Place
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam (Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey)/Rocket Queen, Scraped, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, You Could Be Mine, Jam (Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2)/Axl Piano Solo (Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Out Ta Get Me, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Nightrain

Encore: Jam (Benny Hill)/Liquor And Whores, (with Bubbles), Patience, This I Love, Shackler's Revenge, Madagascar, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: "Ottawa..... You know where you are? You're in the jungle baby! You're gonna die!"

After Live And Let Die, Axl says the reason GN'R recorded the song back in the 90s was because the L.A. Times said it sucked. So Axl thought they should hear it a few more times.

Frank gets to play the Rocket Queen intro a second time after the song ends thanks to Tommy asking for it.

During Nightrain, DJ jumps down from the stage and plays part of the song in the crowd.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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February 1st, 2010 - Quebec City, PQ @ Colisee Pepsi
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam/Shackler's Revenge, Rocket Queen, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, You Could Be Mine, Jam (Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2)/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Jam/Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Knockin' On Heaven's Door, My Michelle (with Sebastian Bach), Nightrain

Encore: Liquor And Whores, (with Bubbles), Madagascar, Whole Lotta Rosie, Jam/This I Love, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: During Richard's solo, DJ is up by Frank's kit kicking the cymbals.

During Paradise City, DJ walks all the way to the other end of the floor and back to the stage.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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February 3rd, 2010 - Moncton, NB @ Moncton Coliseum
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Rocket Queen, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam/Shackler's Revenge, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, You Could Be Mine, Jam (Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2)/Axl Piano Solo (Gran Torino/Goodbye Yellow Brick Road/Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, Jam/Bumblefoot Guitar Solo (Pink Panther), Out Ta Get Me, My Michelle (with Sebastian Bach), Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Nightrain

Encore: Liquor And Whores, (with Bubbles), Madagascar, Whole Lotta Rosie, Paradise City

 
 
Notes: After Sweet Child O' Mine, Axl brings out Bumblefoot's guitar tech, McBob and mentions that the first show he worked for GN'R back in the day was here in Moncton when GN'R opened for The Cult.

The jam before Bumblefoot's solo includes a bit of Blondie's Call Me.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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February 4th, 2010 - Halifax, NS @ Metro Centre
Setlist: Chinese Democracy, Welcome To The Jungle, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Sorry, Better, Richard Fortus Guitar Solo (James Bond Theme), Live And Let Die, If The World, Dizzy Reed Piano Solo/Street Of Dreams, Jam/Rocket Queen, Dj Ashba Guitar Solo (The Ballad of Death)/Sweet Child O' Mine, Jam (Run To The Hills riffs/Another Brick In The Wall: Part 2)/Axl Piano Solo (Someone Saved My Life Tonight)/November Rain, You Could Be Mine, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Shackler's Revenge, Patience (with Danko Jones), Nightrain

Encore: Liquor And Whores, (with The Trailer Park Boys), Paradise City

 
 
Notes: Axl thanks everybody (Danko Jones, Sebastian Bach, crew, Team Brazil etc.) for this leg of the tour.

Dj is playing his guitar down on the floor during Nightrain.

Dj wears a space suit just like Bubbles for the first song of the encore.

Opening acts: Sebastian Bach, Danko Jones

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February 11th, 2010 - New York, NY @ Varvatos
Setlist: You're Crazy, Mr. Brownstone, Used To Love Her, Welcome To The Jungle, Street Of Dreams, Sorry, It's So Easy, Band Introductions/Patience, Rocket Queen, Catcher In The Rye, My Michelle, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Whole Lotta Rosie, Paradise City, Sweet Child O' Mine, This I Love, Nightrain  
 
Notes: Surprise acoustic show during Fashion Week in New York, NY. The show was held at the Varvatos store on Bowery which is the same venue as the old CBGB club.  

February 14th, 2010 - New York, NY @ Rose Bar
Setlist: You're Crazy, Mr. Brownstone, Used To Love Her, Welcome To The Jungle, Street Of Dreams, Sorry, It's So Easy, Patience, Rocket Queen, Catcher In The Rye, My Michelle, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Whole Lotta Rosie, Sweet Child O' Mine, Nightrain, Paradise City  
 
Notes: Second acoustic surprise show in New York. The second show was at the Rose Bar and was even smaller than the first.  

 
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