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  • 03.09.1983 Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden [M]
    cancelled - rescheduled for September 30

  • 05.09.1983 Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK [T]
    cancelled

  • 06.09.1983 Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M] [P] [R]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 07.09.1983 Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M] [P]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 08.09.1983 Ice Rink, Whitley Bay, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [R]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 10.09.1983 New Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M] [P] [R]
    support act: Lita Ford - guitar demolition during encore

  • 11.09.1983 Hippodrome, Bristol, UK [S] [SA] [B] [P]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 12.09.1983 Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [P]
    support act: Lita Ford - The band left the stage about half way through the show due to sound problems. They returned about 15 minutes later to play the rest of set with no further problems. There was a PA announcement saying Ritchie wanted to thank the crowd for their patience.

  • 14.09.1983 St. David's Hall, Cardiff Wales, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T]
    support act: Lita Ford - recorded by RKO
    "All Night Long" & "Stranded" included on the b-side of "Can't Let You Go"


  • 15.09.1983 St. David's Hall, Cardiff Wales, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 17.09.1983 Michael Sobell Sports Centre, London, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [P] [M] [R]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 18.09.1983 Michael Sobell Sports Centre, London, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 19.09.1983 Coliseum, St. Austell, UK [S] [SA] [B]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 22.09.1983 Playhouse, Edinburgh Scotland, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M] [P]
    support act: Lita Ford - originally scheduled for September 20

  • 23.09.1983 Playhouse, Edinburgh Scotland, UK [S] [SA] [B] [T]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 28.09.1983 Fyns Forum, Odense, Denmark [S] [SA] [T]
    support act: Pretty Maids - no encore - fans rioted

  • 30.09.1983 Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M]
    support act: Lita Ford - Stargazer no longer in the set

  • 01.10.1983 Johanneshov Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 02.10.1983 Olympen, Lund, Sweden [M]
    cancelled

  • 03.10.1983 Isshallen, Helsinki, Finland
    cancelled - rescheduled for October 7

  • 04.10.1983 Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus, Denmark [M]
    cancelled

  • 05.10.1983 Falkoner Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark [S] [SA] [B] [T]
    support act: Lita Ford

  • 07.10.1983 Jäähalli, Helsinki, Finland [S] [SA] [B] [P]
    support act: Lita Ford - Lita Ford joins Rainbow during encore on stage
    Ritchie threw his real Stratocaster in audience, roadies had to return it


  • 28.10.1983 Centrum, Worcester MA, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova

  • 29.10.1983 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven CT, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova, Dokken

  • 31.10.1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia PA, USA
    cancelled - rescheduled for November 2
    'Ritchie sustaining a back injury whilst playing soccer' was reported
    this reason seems unlikely as the Pittsburgh show was pushed back to this date


  • 31.10.1983 Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, USA [S] [SA] [T] [R] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova

  • 01.11.1983 Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, USA [M]
    rescheduled to October 31

  • 02.11.1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia PA, USA [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova, Dokken

  • 04.11.1983 War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester NY, USA [S] [SA] [T]
    support act: Aldo Nova

  • 05.11.1983 War Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo NY, USA [S] [SA] [M]
    support acts: Aldo Nova, Dokken - could be November 3

  • 07.11.1983 Stabler Arena, Bethlehem PA, USA [M]
    cancelled

  • 08.11.1983 Civic Center, Baltimore MA, USA [S] [SA] [B] [T]
    support act: Aldo Nova, Dokken

  • 09.11.1983 Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, Syracuse NY, USA [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova - rescheduled for November 10 in a smaller venue

  • 10.11.1983 Landmark Theater, Syracuse NY, USA [S] [SA]
    support act: Aldo Nova

  • 11.11.1983 Civic Center, Providence RI, USA [S] [SA] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova

  • 12.11.1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia PA, USA [M]
    cancelled - rescheduled for November 2
  • 12.11.1983 Mid-Hudson Civic Center Arena, Poughkeepsie NY, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    support act: Aldo Nova, Dokken

  • 13.11.1983 Civic Center, Glens Falls NY, USA [S]
    support act: unknown
  • 14.11.1983 Mid-Hudson Civic Center Arena, Poughkeepsie NY, USA [M]
    cancelled - rescheduled for November 12
  • Further US dates are believed to have been cancelled due to poor ticket sales.
    The band then joined up with Blue Öyster Cult but Cheap Trick played at the first
    two shows in Iowa, not Rainbow as mentioned on some sites.


  • 16.11.1983 Rapids Five Seasons Center, Cedar IA, USA
    Cheap Trick was the support act, not Rainbow

  • 17.11.1983 Auditorium, Sioux City IA, USA
    Cheap Trick was the support act, not Rainbow

  • 18.11.1983 Kansas Coliseum - Britt Brown Arena, Wichita KS, USA [S] [SA] [T]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 20.11.1983 Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque NM, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult - 2nd support: Dokken
    could have been rescheduled to the smaller Civic Auditorium


  • 21.11.1983 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix AZ, USA [T] [M]
    cancelled due to poor ticket sales

  • 23.11.1983 Sports Arena, San Diego CA, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult - 2nd support: Dokken

  • 25.11.1983 Cow Palace, San Francisco CA, USA [S] [SA] [B] [P] [T] [M] [R]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult - 2nd support: Dokken

  • 27.11.1983 Selland Arena, Fresno CA, USA [S] [SA] [T]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 29.11.1983 Orange Pavilion, San Bernardino CA, USA [S] [SA] [T] [M]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 30.11.1983 Long Beach Arena, Los Angeles CA, USA [S] [SA] [B] [T] [M] [R]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 01.12.1983 Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento CA, USA [S] [SA] [T] [R]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult - 2nd support: Dokken

  • 02.12.1983 Lawlor Events Center, Reno NV, USA [S] [SA]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 04.12.1983 McNichols Sports Arena, Denver CO, USA [S] [SA] [T] [R]
    headliner: Blue Öyster Cult

  • 17.12.1983 Westfalen Halle, Dortmund, Germany
    cancelled - Rockpop in Concert / Recorded for TV
    this was mentioned in a USA News paper interview