1979 Laser '79 In Concert Tour

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Between 1979-01-09 - 1979-02-01, The Police took part in the Laser '79 In Concert Tour.

Introduction

The Police supported German composer Eberhard Schoener on stage for the third and last time.

Tour personnel

Touring musicians and bandmembers

Road crew and technicians

  • Phil Guskin (Laser Images, Inc.)
  • Bernie Shwayder - Laserist (Laser Images, Inc.)
  • Peter Hoeger-Wiedig Projections: 9 Projectors Slides Multiscreen & 16mm Cinemascopefilm, 12 x 6 m Screen
  • Dietmar Klinke - Assistant Projections
  • Gerd Glaser - Sound Service - Sound & Light, Seeheim
  • Reiner Oppelland - clay/tone master
  • Rüdiger von Weitershausen - Engineer, Electronic Instruments to Eberhard Schoener
  • Andy Mietling - Stage monitoring
  • Werner Schuhmacher - FOH
  • Rudi Gies - Tourbus

Production crew

  • Curtis Briggs - Production Manager
  • Peter Pracht - 2nd Production Manager
  • Irene Peters - Office

1979 01 personnel Peter Hoeger-Wiedig.jpg

Support act(s)

Timeline

Eberhard Schoener, Gerry Richardson and The Police rehearsed for this tour at ARRI-Studios in Munich from 1979-01-02 to 1979-01-07.

Summary of tour dates

Date Venue Location
1979-01-09 Siegerlandhalle Siegen, Germany
1979-01-10 Eurogress Aachen, Germany
1979-01-11 Ruhrlandhalle Bochum, Germany
1979-01-12 Philipshalle Düsseldorf, Germany
1979-01-13 CCH Hamburg, Germany
1979-01-14 Neue Welt Berlin, Germany
1979-01-15 (cancelled) Neue Welt Berlin, Germany
1979-01-16 Stadthalle 4 Bremen, Germany
1979-01-17 Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt, Germany
1979-01-19 Kürnachtalhalle Würzburg, Germany
1979-01-20 Hemmerleinhalle Nuremberg-Neunkirchen, Germany
1979-01-21 Stadthalle Heidelberg, Germany
1979-01-22 Kongreßhalle Saarbrücken, Germany
1979-01-23 Stadthalle Freiburg, Germany
1979-01-24 Liederhalle Stuttgart, Germany
1979-01-25 Ostseehalle Kiel, Germany
1979-01-27 Ostwestfalenhalle Kaunitz, Germany
1979-01-28 Kuppelsaal Hannover, Germany
1979-01-29 Stadthalle Kassel, Germany
1979-01-30 Halle Münsterland Münster, Germany
1979-02-01 Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle Munich, Germany

Quotations and trivia

As the support act The Police would play 3 songs on their own before playing the main gig with Gerry and Eberhard.

On a day off The Police played a concert on their own in Bremen. This set was recorded for German TV show Musikladen on 1979-01-18 at Radio Bremen Studio 3.

See also

1979 01 backstage pass PeterHoegerWiedig.jpg 1979 01 stage schematics Peter Hoeger-Wiedig.jpg 1979 01 setlist 1 Peter Hoeger-Wiedig.jpg 1979 01 setlist 2 Peter Hoeger-Wiedig.jpg

External links

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References

sources: German tour schedule, magazine and newspaper reviews, TV recording, tickets, Peter Hoeger-Wiedig