Janet World Tour 1993-1995

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Associated album Janet
Start date November 24, 1993
End date April 22, 1995
Legs 7
No. of shows 81 in North America
9 in Asia
11 in Australia
22 in Europe
123 in total
Box office $9,885,180 (in 12 shows, adjusted to 2019 dollars)

Setlist

“If”
“What Have You Done for Me Lately” / “Nasty”
“Let’s Wait Awhile”
“Come Back to Me”1
“Throb”
“When I Think of You” / “Escapade” / “Miss You Much”
“Love Will Never Do (Without You)”
“Alright”
“What’ll I Do”
“Any Time, Any Place”
“Where Are You Now”1
“Again”
“And On and On”2
“Black Cat”4
“Rhythm Nation”
“This Time”
“That’s the Way Love Goes”
“New Agenda”1
Encore
“Because of Love”
“You Want This”3
“Whoops Now”5
1 Only performed in a few early performances
2 Only performed in a few last dates of summer leg due to the song’s fame at the time, replacing “Black Cat”
3 Only performed on Australian leg and summer US leg
4 Not performed at open venues during summer US leg
5 Only performed on European leg

The band
Musical Director/Keyboards: Rex Salas
Drums: Jonathan Moffett, John Roberts
Keyboards: Eric Daniels, Brian Simpson
Percussion: Terry Santiel
Guitar: David Barry
Bass: Sam Sims
Background vocals: Stacy Campbell, Romeo Johnson, and Lisa Taylor
Dancers: Tina Landon (choreographer), Sean Cheesman, Cynthia Davila, Shawnette Heard, Omar Lopez, Tish Oliver, Jennifer Lopez (Portions), Kelly Konno, Nikki Pantenburg, Jossie Harris (Australian Leg of the Tour), Tam Jo, né Tamsier Joof (Europe Leg of the Tour, portions)

Tour dates

1st leg : North America

November 24, 1993 Cincinnati United States Riverfront Coliseum
November 26, 1993 Toronto Canada SkyDome
November 28, 1993 Landover United States USAir Arena
November 29, 1993
December 1, 1993 Rosemont Rosemont Horizon
December 2, 1993 Minneapolis Target Center
December 4, 1993 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
December 17, 1993 New York City Madison Square Garden
December 18, 1993
December 22, 1993
December 23, 1993
December 28, 1993 Providence Providence Civic Center
December 30, 1993 Hartford Hartford Civic Center
December 31, 1993 New York City Madison Square Garden
January 3, 1994 Richfield Township Richfield Coliseum
January 5, 1994 Atlanta Omni Coliseum
January 6, 1994
January 9, 1994 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
January 12, 1994 Birmingham BJCC Coliseum
January 14, 1994 Richmond Richmond Coliseum
January 16, 1994 Knoxville Thompson–Boling Arena
January 18, 1994 Orlando Orlando Arena
January 20, 1994 Miami Miami Arena
January 22, 1994 St. Petersburg Suncoast Dome
January 24, 1994 Albany Knickerbocker Arena
January 30, 1994 Worcester The Centrum
January 31, 1994 Philadelphia The Spectrum
February 3, 1994 Indianapolis Market Square Arena
February 4, 1994 Fairborn Nutter Center
February 6, 1994 Peoria Carver Arena
February 7, 1994 Milwaukee Bradley Center
February 12, 1994 Tacoma Tacoma Dome
February 16, 1994 San Jose San Jose Arena
February 17, 1994 Sacramento ARCO Arena
February 18, 1994 Oakland Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena
February 24, 1994 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena

2nd leg : Japan

March 25, 1994 Sasebo Japan Huis Ten Bosch
March 27, 1994 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall
March 29, 1994 Tokyo Tokyo Dome
March 30, 1994

3rd leg : North America

April 7, 1994 Inglewood United States Great Western Forum
April 8, 1994
April 9, 1994
April 14, 1994 San Jose San Jose Arena
April 16, 1994 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 20, 1994 Cuyahoga Falls Blossom Music Center
April 22, 1994 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum
April 23, 1994 Las Cruces Pan American Center
April 24, 1994 Denver McNichols Sports Arena
April 26, 1994 Salt Lake City Delta Center
April 27, 1994
4th leg : North America: Amphitheatre
June 10, 1994 Columbia United States Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 11, 1994
June 13, 1994 Vaughan Canada Kingswood Music Theatre
June 18, 1994 Mansfield United States Great Woods Center
June 21, 1994 Saratoga Springs Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 23, 1994 Burgettstown Coca-Cola Star Lake Amphitheater
June 24, 1994 Philadelphia The Spectrum
June 26, 1994 Wantagh Jones Beach Theater
June 27, 1994
June 30, 1994 Holmdel Township Garden State Arts Center
July 3, 1994 Hershey Hersheypark Stadium
July 5, 1994 Milwaukee Marcus Amphitheater
July 6, 1994 Moline The MARK of the Quad Cities
July 8, 1994 Bonner Springs Sandstone Amphitheater
July 9, 1994 Maryland Heights Riverport Amphitheatre
July 12, 1994 Hoffman Estates Poplar Creek Music Theater
July 13, 1994
July 18, 1994 Clarkston Pine Knob Music Theatre
July 19, 1994 Richfield Township Coliseum at Richfield
July 21, 1994 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
July 23, 1994 Noblesville Deer Creek Music Center
July 24, 1994 Columbus Polaris Amphitheater
July 26, 1994 New York City Radio City Music Hall
July 27, 1994
July 29, 1994 Raleigh Hardee’s Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
July 31, 1994 Atlanta Coca-Cola Lakewood Amphitheatre
August 1, 1994 New Orleans Louisiana Superdome
August 2, 1994 The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 3, 1994 Dallas Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre
August 5, 1994 Greenwood Village Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
August 9, 1994 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
August 10, 1994 San Bernardino Blockbuster Pavilion
August 12, 1994 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 14, 1994 George The Gorge Amphitheatre
5th leg : Australia
February 6, 1995 Brisbane Australia Brisbane Entertainment Centre
February 7, 1995
February 10, 1995 Sydney Sydney Entertainment Centre
February 11, 1995
February 12, 1995
February 15, 1995
February 17, 1995 Melbourne National Tennis Centre
February 18, 1995
February 20, 1995
February 21, 1995 Adelaide Adelaide Entertainment Centre
February 23, 1995 Perth Perth Entertainment Centre
7th leg : Asia
February 27, 1995 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium
February 28, 1995
March 3, 1995 Pasay Philippines Folk Arts Theater
March 5, 1995 Bangkok Thailand Indoor Stadium Huamark
March 6, 1995
8th leg : Europe
March 8, 1995 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
March 9, 1995 Copenhagen Denmark Forum Copenhagen
March 11, 1995 Stockholm Sweden Globe Arena
March 14, 1995 Berlin Germany Arena Berlin
March 16, 1995 Hamburg Alsterdorfer Sporthalle
March 21, 1995 Rotterdam Netherlands Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis
March 22, 1995
March 25, 1995 Toulouse France Palais des Sports de Toulouse
March 26, 1995 Barcelona Spain Palau Sant Jordi
March 29, 1995 Marseille France Le Dôme de Marseille
March 31, 1995 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
April 1, 1995 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
April 4, 1995 Sheffield England Sheffield Arena
April 7, 1995 Birmingham NEC Arena
April 8, 1995 London London Docklands Arena
April 10, 1995 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
April 11, 1995 Stuttgart Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle
April 13, 1995 Frankfurt Festhalle Frankfurt
April 15, 1995 Dortmund Westfalenhallen
April 19, 1995 London England Wembley Arena
April 20, 1995
April 22, 1995

Commercial release :

This tour was never officially released on VHS/DVD.

Pioneer signed contracts with many major music artists, including Janet, to release their concerts exclusively on Laserdisc. To date the contracts are still standing and the concerts have not been released on DVD by Pioneer or others. As a result, the tour has never been released on home video.

TV/Bottlegs/You Tube :

The tour has aired on television, although it has never aired in full. MTV covered the opening night of the tour as well as the European leg.

Multiple bootleg recordings of the tour have surfaced:
Sex is Happiness CD Live in Minneapolis on December 2, 1993.
Live in Peoria, Illinois on February 6, 1994.
Jones Beach New York June 27, 1994.
Jones Beach New York June 28, 1994.
Live in Rotterdam, Netherlands at The Ahoy on March 21, 1995.
Live in Barcelona Spain on March 26, 1995.
Clips live in Australia performing “If”
Clips live in Philippines performing “If”
Clips live in Tokyo, Japan “If”

-Previous tour : Rhythm Nation World Tour 1990

-Next tour : The Velvet Rope Tour (1997-1998)

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