Janet on stage : Janet era (1993-1995)

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CONCERTS

Janet World Tour

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

TV PERFORMANCES AND AWARD SHOWS

January 11, 1992 : Janet is presented with the Chairman’s Award at 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.

March 10, 1992 :  Janet is presented with the Sammy Davis Jr Heritage Award during the Sixth Annual Soul Train Music Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

February 24, 1993 : Janet presents Michael with the Grammy Legend Award during the Grammy Awards live on TV.

March 10, 1993 :  Janet attends the unveiling of Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam’ star on the Hollywwood Walk Of Fame with Quincy Jones and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

April 1993 :  Janet goes to Europe with Rene & the Kids to promote the album and perform “That’s The Way Love Goes” in many TV shows including :

-Paris (France) : Les Années Tubes (aired on April 19), M6 Studios (aired on April 20), Studios des Buttes-Chaumont on Sacrée Soirée (aired on April 22).

-Olympiahalle, Innsbruck (Austria) : Wetten, dass..? aus Innsbruck aired on April 17.

-London (England) : Top Of The Pops aired on April 24.

September 2, 1993 : Janet performs “That’s The Way Love Goes” & “If” at the MTV Video Music Awards life from the Gibson Amphitheater in L.A.

November 24, 1993 : Janet kicks off the “Janet World Tour” at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio. Early in her performance she asks her audience to bow their heads and say a silent prayer “for my brother Michael”. MTV interviews Janet and her team of dancers and musicians before the opening night of the tour. The interview airs a few days later along with the full performances of “If” and “Rhythm Nation”.

January 22, 1994 : Janet & Rene attend the 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills where “Again” is nominated for Best Song For A film.

February 19, 1994 : The whole Jackson family (except LaToya) is reunited at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas to rehearse & tape The Jackson Family Honors TV Special which is broadcasted a few days later around the world. Janet performs “Alright”.

March 21, 1994 : Janet & Rene attend the 66th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, where  “Again” is nominated for Best Song For A Film. Janet performs the song live but she does not win.

May 14, 1994 :  Janet performs “Throb” & “Anytime Anyplace” during the season finale of Saturday Night Live.

June 4, 1994 : Janet accepts two MTV Movie Awards for her part in “Poetic Justice” live from the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California.

September 8, 1994 : Janet attends the MTV Video Music Awards Ceremony at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City where she accepts an award for “If”.

January 16, 1995 : Janet is honored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, during its CORE  ‘Living The Dream’ Ambassadorial Reception Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City.

March 16, 1995 : Janet performs “Whoops Now” on Wetten Dass in Germany (aired on March 18).

March 24, 1995 : Janet performs “Whoops Now” at Théâtre de l’Empire in Paris, France for French TV Show on TF1.

April 1995 : While in London, Janet performs “Whoops Now” on Top Of The Pops.

While in Paris Janet is a guest on French Tv show “Nulles Part Ailleurs”.

May 12, 1995 : Janet & Rene attend the Eighth Annual Essence Awards at Paramount Theatre, Madison Square Garden in New York City where Janet is presented with an award.

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