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Blizzard of Ozz Tour
Blizzard Tour Poster
Information
Supporting Album Blizzard of Ozz
Start Date September 12, 1980
End Date September 13, 1981
Tour Legs 3
Number of Shows 131
Tour Chronology
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Diary of a Madman Tour

Blizzard of Ozz Tour was the first major concert tour by Ozzy Osbourne as a solo artist. The tour was in support of Ozzy's debut album Blizzard of Ozz.

Typical SetlistEdit

Europe

  1. O Fortuna
  2. I Don't Know
  3. You Looking at Me, Looking at You
  4. Crazy Train
  5. Goodbye to Romance
  6. No Bone Movies
  7. Mr. Crowley
  8. Revelation (Mother Earth)
  9. Suicide Solution
  10. Randy Rhoads' Guitar Solo
  11. Lee Kerslake's Drum Solo
  12. Iron Man (Black Sabbath Cover)
  13. Children of the Grave (Black Sabbath Cover)
  14. Steal Away (The Night)
  15. Paranoid (Black Sabbath Cover)

North America

  1. O Fortuna
  2. I Don't Know
  3. Crazy Train
  4. Believer
  5. Mr. Crowley
  6. Flying High Again
  7. Revelation (Mother Earth)
  8. Steal Away the Night
  9. Tommy Aldridge's Drum Solo
  10. No Bone Movies
  11. Suicide Solution (and Randy Rhoads' Guitar solo)
  12. Iron Man (Black Sabbath Cover)
  13. Children of the Grave (Black Sabbath Cover)

Tour DatesEdit

Date City Country Venue Extras
Europe
August 14, 1980 Edinburgh Scotland Edinburgh Nite Club Cancelled Date
August 15, 1980 Newcastle England Mayfair Ballroom Cancelled Date
August 19, 1980 Manchester Rotter's Nightclub Cancelled Date
August 24, 1980 Reading Little John's Farm (Reading Rock Festival) Cancelled Date
Secret warm-up gigs (Billed as "The Law")
September 3, 1980 Blackpool England Norbreck Castle Nightclub N/A
September 5, 1980 West Runton West Runton Pavilion N/A
Europe
September 12, 1980 Glasgow Scotland Glasgow Apollo Setlist
September 13, 1980 Dundee Caird Hall Setlist
September 15, 1980 Edinburgh Edinburgh Odeon Setlist
September 17, 1980 Newcastle England Newcastle City Hall Setlist
September 18, 1980 Bradford St George's Hall Setlist
September 20, 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Setlist
September 21, 1980 Setlist
September 23, 1980 Manchester Manchester Apollo Setlist
September 24, 1980 Coventry Coventry Theatre Setlist
September 26, 1980 Liverpool Royal Court Theatre Setlist
September 28, 1980 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon Setlist
September 29, 1980 Leicester De Montfort Hall Setlist
October 1, 1980 Oxford New Theatre Oxford Setlist
October 2, 1980 Southampton Southampton Gaumont Theatre [1] Setlist
October 3, 1980 Stoke King's Hall Setlist
October 5, 1980 Derby Assembly Rooms Setlist
October 6, 1980 Blackburn King George's Hall Setlist
October 7, 1980 Sheffield Sheffield City Hall Setlist
October 9, 1980 Cardiff Wales Sophia Gardens Pavilion Setlist
October 10, 1980 Taunton England Taunton Odeon Theatre Setlist
October 11, 1980 Poole Poole Arts Centre Setlist
October 13, 1980 Malvern Malvern Winter Gardens Setlist
October 14, 1980 Brighton Brighton Dome Cancelled Date
October 16, 1980 Wolverhampton Wolverhampton Civic Hall Setlist
October 17, 1980 Newcastle Mayfair Ballroom Setlist
October 18, 1980 Hull Hull City Hall Setlist
October 20, 1980 Bristol Colston Hall Setlist
October 21, 1980 Canterbury Canterbury Odeon Cancelled Date
October 22, 1980 Chelmsford Chelmsford Odeon Setlist
October 23, 1980 Ipswich Ipswich Gaumont Theatre Setlist
October 24, 1980 St. Albans St. Albans City Hall Setlist
October 26, 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Setlist
October 28, 1980 Sunderland Mayfair Theatre Setlist
October 29, 1980 Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Town Hall Setlist
October 31, 1980 Brighton Brighton Dome Setlist
November 1, 1980 Canterbury Canterbury Odeon Theatre Setlist
November 8, 1980 Nottingham The Boat Club [2] Setlist
North America No.1
April 22, 1981 Towson United States Towson Center [3] Setlist
April 23, 1981 Harrisburg Harrisburg Forum Setlist
April 24, 1981 Passaic Capitol Theatre Setlist
April 25, 1981 Upper Darby Tower Theater Setlist
April 26, 1981 Bethlehem Stabler Arena Setlist
April 28, 1981 Ogden 31 Studios Setlist
April 29, 1981 Rochester Rochester Auditorium Setlist
April 30, 1981 Syracuse Landmark Theatre Setlist
May 1, 1981 Boston Orpheum Theatre Setlist
May 2, 1981 New York Palladium Setlist
Setlist
May 3, 1981 Poughkeepsie Mid-Hudson Civic Center Setlist
May 4, 1981 Springfield Springfield Civic Center Setlist
May 6, 1981 Buffalo Shea's Buffalo Theater Setlist
May 8, 1981 Johnstown Cambria County War Memorial Arena Setlist
May 9, 1981 Trotwood Hara Arena Setlist
May 10, 1981 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena Setlist
May 11, 1981 Cleveland Cleveland Music Hall [4] Setlist
May 12, 1981 Erie Erie County Field House Setlist
May 13, 1981 Columbus Columbus Veterans Memorial Auditorium Setlist
May 15, 1981 Louisville Louisville Gardens Setlist
May 16, 1981 Saginaw Wendler Arena Cancelled Date
May 18, 1981 Indianapolis Indianapolis Convention Center Setlist
May 19, 1981 Detroit Detroit Masonic Temple Setlist
May 20, 1981 Milwaukee Riverside Theater Setlist
May 22, 1981 St. Louis Checkerdome Setlist
May 23, 1981 Rockford Rockford Metro Center Setlist
May 24, 1981 Chicago Aragon Ballroom Setlist
May 25, 1981 Minneapolis East River Flats Park
(River Flats Jam)
Setlist
May 28, 1981 Omaha Omaha Music Hall Setlist
May 30, 1981 Tulsa Brady Theater Setlist
May 31, 1981 Austin Austin Municipal Auditorium N/A
June 2, 1981 Kansas City Memorial Hall Setlist
June 4, 1981 San Antonio San Antonio Convention Center Setlist
June 5, 1981 Fort Worth Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum Setlist
June 6, 1981 Beaumont Fair Park Coliseum Setlist
June 7, 1981 Houston Sam Houston Coliseum Setlist
June 18, 1981 Denver Rainbow Music Hall Setlist
June 19, 1981 Colorado Springs Colorado Springs City Auditorium Setlist
June 21, 1981 El Paso El Paso County Coliseum Setlist
June 23, 1981 Tucson Tucson Community Center Setlist
June 24, 1981 Phoenix Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Cancelled Date
June 25, 1981 Las Vegas Aladdin Theatre Setlist
June 26, 1981 San Diego Fox Theater Setlist
June 27, 1981 Long Beach Long Beach Arena Setlist
June 28, 1981 Tempe ASU Activity Center Setlist
June 30, 1981 Fresno Selland Arena Cancelled Date
July 2, 1981 San Bernardino Swing Auditorium Setlist
July 3, 1981 Bakersfield Kern County Fairgrounds N/A
July 4, 1981 Oakland Oakland Coliseum
(Day on the Green)
Setlist
July 5, 1981 Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Setlist
July 6, 1981 Reno Washoe County Fairgrounds Pavilion Cancelled Date
July 7, 1981 Redding Redding Civic Auditorium Cancelled Date
July 9, 1981 Eugene McArthur Court Cancelled Date
July 10, 1981 Yakima Yakima Speedway Cancelled Date
July 11, 1981 Portland Paramount Theatre Setlist
July 12, 1981 Seattle Paramount Theatre Setlist
July 14, 1981 Victoria Canada Victoria Memorial Arena Setlist
July 15, 1981 Vancouver Kerrisdale Arena Setlist
July 17, 1981 Edmonton Kinsmen Field House Setlist
July 18, 1981 Calgary Max Bell Centre Setlist
July 20, 1981 Winnipeg Winnipeg Arena Setlist
July 23, 1981 Kitchener Raffi Armenian Theatre Setlist
July 24, 1981 London London Gardens Setlist
July 25, 1981 Hamilton Hamilton Place Theatre Setlist
July 26, 1981 Kingston Jock Harty Arena Setlist
July 27, 1981 Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens Setlist
July 28, 1981 Montreal Théâtre Saint-Denis Setlist
July 29, 1981 Ottawa Ottawa Civic Center N/A
Heavy Metal Holocaust
August 1, 1981 Burslem England Vale Park Setlist
North America No.2
August 2, 1981 New Haven United States New Haven Coliseum Setlist
August 4, 1981 Glens Falls Glens Falls Civic Center Setlist
August 5, 1981 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center Setlist
August 6, 1981 Bangor Bangor Auditorium Setlist
August 7, 1981 Providence Ocean State Theater Setlist
August 8, 1981 South Fallsburg Music Mountain Theater Setlist
August 9, 1981 South Yarmouth Cape Cod Coliseum Setlist
August 11, 1981 Pittsburgh Stanley Theatre Setlist
August 12, 1981 Utica Utica Memorial Auditorium Setlist
August 13, 1981 Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena Cancelled Date
August 14, 1981 Hempstead Nassau Coliseum Setlist
August 15, 1981 Asbury Park Asbury Park Convention Hall Setlist
August 16, 1981 Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion Setlist
August 18, 1981 Norfolk Premier Theater Setlist
August 19, 1981 Pittsburgh Stanley Theatre Setlist
August 21, 1981 Evansville Mesker Music Theater Setlist
August 22, 1981 Hoffman Estates Poplar Creek Music Theater Setlist
August 23, 1981 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre Setlist
August 24, 1981 Ashwaubenon Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena Setlist
August 25, 1981 Davenport Palmer Alumni Auditorium Setlist
August 27, 1981 Fort Wayne Foellinger Theater Setlist
August 28, 1981 Indianapolis Hilbert Circle Theatre Setlist
August 29, 1981 South Bend Morris Civic Auditorium Setlist
August 30, 1981 Grand Rapids Welsh Auditorium Setlist
August 31, 1981 Clarkston Pine Knob Music Theatre Setlist
September 2, 1981 Springfield Prairie Capital Convention Center Setlist
September 3, 1981 Memphis Orpheum Theatre Setlist
September 4, 1981 Atlanta Fox Theatre Setlist
September 5, 1981 Fayetteville Cumberland County Memorial Arena Setlist
September 6, 1981 Charlotte Charlotte Park Center Cancelled Date
September 8, 1981 Columbus Municipal Auditorium Setlist
September 9, 1981 Tampa Curtis Hixon Hall Setlist
September 10, 1981 Fort Pierce St. Lucie County Civic Center Setlist
September 11, 1981 Sunrise Sunrise Musical Theater Setlist
September 12, 1981 Setlist
September 13, 1981 Daytona Beach Peabody Auditorium Setlist

SonglistEdit

Album Song Times
*Please note that the song counts are based on available setlists from Ozzy.com
Blizzard of Ozz (1980) I Don't Know 123
Crazy Train 122
Goodbye to Romance 35
Suicide Solution 119
Mr. Crowley 120
No Bone Movies 22
Revelation (Mother Earth) 94
Steal Away (The Night) 120
You Looking at Me, Looking at You 35
Diary of a Madman (1981) Flying High Again 81
Believer 83
Non-album You Said It All 1
Covers Paranoid (Black Sabbath cover) 117
Iron Man (Black Sabbath cover) 116
Children of the Grave (Black Sabbath cover) 115

PersonnelEdit

Europe

North America

Supporting ActsEdit

  • Motörhead (48 shows)
  • Budgie (35 shows)
  • Def Leppard (35 shows)
  • Saxon (17 shows)
  • Queen City Kids (6 shows)
  • Raven
  • Revolver
  • Triumph

ReferencesEdit

  1. Some of the songs from this show were recorded for the Mr. Crowley Live EP and the Tribute album.
  2. Bob Daisley and Lee Kerslake's last show
  3. Rudy Sarzo and Tommy Aldridge's first show
  4. The first 13 tracks of Tribute were from this show
Ozzy Osbourne tours
Blizzard of Ozz TourDiary of a Madman TourSpeak of the Devil TourBark at the Moon TourThe Ultimate Sin TourUK Club TourNo Rest for the Wicked TourTheatre of Madness TourNo More Tours TourRetirement Sucks TourThe Ozzman Cometh TourMerry Mayhem TourDown to Earth TourBlack Rain TourScream World TourOzzy and Friends TourNo More Tours II
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