Triumph Tour 1981

Triumph Tour

Tour by the Jacksons
Associated album Triumph, Off the Wall
Start date July 8, 1981
End date September 26, 1981
No. of shows 44 in North America
Box office US $5.5 million
($14.80 in 2017 dollars)[1]

Set list 

1. “Opening/Can You Feel It”
2. “Things I Do for You”
3. “Off the Wall”
4. “Ben”
5. “This Place Hotel”
6. “She’s Out of My Life”
7. “Movie and Rap, Including Excerpts of: I Want You Back/Never Can Say Goodbye/Got to Be There”
8. “Medley: I Want You Back/ABC/The Love You Save”
9. “I’ll Be There”
10. “Rock with You”
11. “Lovely One”
12. “Workin’ Day and Night”
13. “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough”
14. “Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)”

Tour dates

July 8, 1981 Memphis United States Mid-South Coliseum $118,528
July 10, 1981 Oklahoma City MCC Arena —
July 11, 1981 Dallas Reunion Arena $153,252
July 12, 1981 Houston The Summit —
July 15, 1981 San Antonio HemisFair Arena —
July 17, 1981 Baton Rouge Riverside Centroplex Arena —
July 18, 1981 Mobile Mobile Municipal Auditorium —

July 22, 1981 Atlanta Georgia, The Omni Coliseum (for the Atlanta Children’s Health Foundation)
July 24, 1981 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum —
July 25, 1981 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum —
July 26, 1981 Hampton Hampton Coliseum —
July 28, 1981 Lakeland Lakeland Civic Center $107,000
July 31, 1981 Washington D.C Landover Capital Centre —
August 1, 1981
August 2, 1981 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium $115,000
August 4, 1981 Richmond, Richmond Coliseum
August 5, 1981 Toronto Canada Maple Leaf Gardens —
August 7, 1981 Uniondale United States Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum —
August 8, 1981 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum $166,038
August 9, 1981 Richfield Township The Coliseum at Richfield —

August 10, 1981 Columbus Veterans Memorial Auditorium
August 12, 1981 Atlanta Omni Coliseum $163,773
August 13, 1981 Pittsburgh Civic Arena —
August 15, 1981 Philadelphia Spectrum $224,881
August 16, 1981 Providence Providence Civic Center $146,000
August 18, 1981 New York City Madison Square Garden —
August 19, 1981
August 21, 1981 Detroit Joe Louis Arena —
August 22, 1981 Chicago Stadium
August 23, 1981 Dayton UD Arena —
August 26, 1981 Milwaukee MECCA Arena —
August 28, 1981 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
August 29, 1981 Detroit Michigan Joe Louis Arena

August 31, 1981 : Nashville Tennesse – Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium

September 2, 1981 St. Louis Checkerdome —
September 3, 1981 Denver McNichols Sports Arena —
September 5, 1981 Chicago Stadium

September 7, 1981 Paradise Las Vegas Convention Center
September 8, 1981 Kansas City Missouri Kemper Arena
September 15, 1981 Tempe ASU Activity Center —

September 16, 1981 San Diego Sports Arena

September 17, 1981 Daly City Cow Palace —

September 18, 1981 Inglewood The Forum —
September 19, 1981
September 22, 1981 Oakland Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena $149,633
September 25, 1981 Inglewood The Forum $633,029
September 26, 1981

Band members

Michael Jackson: vocals
Jackie Jackson: vocals, percussion
Tito Jackson: guitar, vocals
Marlon Jackson: vocals, percussion
Randy Jackson: vocals, congas, piano, keyboards
Drums: Jonathan Moffett
Bass: Mike McKinney
Guitar: David Williams
Synthesizer: Bill Wolfer
Horns: Wesley Phillips, Cloris Grimes, Alan (Funt) Prater, Roderick (Mac) McMorris (East Coast Horns)

Commercial release :

None of the concerts was officially released on VHS/DVD.

“The Jacksons Live! ” is a live album by The Jacksons. It was released on November 11, 1981 by Epic Records. The album was recorded during their North American tour in fall 1981, known as the Triumph Tour. The live double album was culled from recordings made on the tour’s stops in Buffalo, New York; Providence, Rhode Island; Atlanta and New York City. The live album would go on to sell over two million copies worldwide.

TV/Bottlegs/You Tube :

None of the concerts aired on TV.

The Jacksons Triumph Tour 1981 Rehearsals Sample

The Jacksons – Triumph Tour Rehearsals 1981 (New Audio Snippets!)

THE JACKSONS TRIUMPH TOUR REHEARSAL JUNE 1981

-Bootleg concert from Los Angeles (47mn)

-Bootleg concert from Atlanta (20mn)

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