Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Dave Rat Blog - Just a bit of travelling



Not going home between tour legs can really be disorienting. June 19th to Aug 5th left me seven weeks away and while by old school and most tour standards, that is just a short jaunt, for me personally I just feel like I have been batted around like a cat toy.

"Hey man, what have you been up to?"

"Ahh, not much, just mixing and travelling around a bit, ya know, well , lets see I went to do some SoundGarden dates and then went on to do some Chili Peppers gigs"

All I really did was go to.........

SoundGarden

28-Jun CREW FLIES TO TORONTO
29-Jun LOAD IN TORONTO
30-Jun FULL PRODUCTION REHEARSAL TORONTO
1-Jul FULL PRODUCTION REHEARSAL TORONTO
2-Jul SHOW- MOLSON AMP TORONTO
3-Jul SHOW- LABATT CENTRE LONDON
4-Jul OFF OTTAWA
5-Jul SHOW-LEBRETON FLATS PARK OTTAWA
6-Jul SHOW-UNCASVILLE, CT UNCASVILLE
7-Jul OFF NEWARK,NJ 
8-Jul SHOW- PRUDENTIAL CENTER NEWARK,NJ 
9-Jul SHOW-JONES BEACH LONG ISLAND, NY 
10-Jul SHOW-COMCAST CENTER MANSFIELD, MA 
11-Jul OFF FAIRFAX, VA 
12-Jul SHOW- PATRIOT CENTER FAIRFAX, VA 
13-Jul SHOW-PENNS LANDING PHILADELPHIA 
14-Jul SHOW-BORGATA ATLANTIC CITY 
15-Jul OFF CHICAGO
16-Jul SHOW-UIC PAVILION CHICAGO 
17-Jul OFF DENVER
18-Jul SHOW-REDROCKS MORRISON, CO 
19-Jul OFF LAKE TAHOE
20-Jul SHOW-HARVEYS LAKE TAHOE
21-Jul SHOW-BILL GRAHAM CIVIC SAN FRANCISCO
22-Jul SHOW-FORUM LA
23-Jul SHOW- THE JOINT LAS VEGAS
24-Jul OFF CALGARY AB
25-Jul OFF CALGARY AB
26-Jul OFF CALGARY AB
27-Jul SHOW-SADDLEDOME CALGARY AB
28-Jul OFF VANCOUVER,BC
29-Jul SHOW-ROGERS ARENA VANCOUVER,BC
30-Jul SHOW-THE GORGE SEATTLE, WA
31-Jul TRAVEL HOME SEATTLE, WA

And then Straight into Chili Peppers Tour with a show that night:

31-Jul Los Angles, CA- show


1-Aug Rehearsals in LA 
2-Aug Rehearsals in LA 
3-Aug Rehearsals in LA- Load out DC 
4-Aug Day Off
5-Aug depart for HK
6-Aug
7-Aug arrive Hong Kong
8-Aug
9-Aug CHINA, HONG KONG: ASIA ARENA
10-Aug Travel / Tokyo
11-Aug Day off 
12-Aug TV Show Tokyo
13-Aug JAPAN, OSAKA: SUMMER SONIC
14-Aug JAPAN, TOKYO: SUMMER SONIC
15-Aug Travel Home/ load in Forum
16-Aug Forum Rehearsals
17-Aug Forum Rehearsals
18-Aug Forum Rehearsals
19-Aug VH1 Story Tellers(TBC)
20-Aug Forum Rehearsals
21-Aug Forum Rehearsals
22-Aug Roxy   FUSE TV
23-Aug Forum Rehearsals
24-Aug Beniffit Nokia
25-Aug Flat bed truck perfromance
26-Aug Load out Forum
27-Aug Off
28-Aug Off
29-Aug Depart for EUROPE
30-Aug EURO PROMO
31-Aug EURO PROMO

September 2011


1-Sept EURO PROMO
2-Sept EURO PROMO
3-Sept EURO PROMO
4-Sept EURO PROMO
5-Sept EURO PROMO
6-Sept EURO PROMO
7-Sept EURO PROMO
9-Sept DEPART FOR COLOMBIA -17 DAYS / 7 SHOWS
10-Sept LOAD IN BOGOTA
11-Sept COLOMBIA, BOGOTA: PARQUE SIMON BOLIVAR
12-Sept COSTA RICA
13-Sept Travel to Peru
14-Sept PERU, LIMA: ESTADIO UNIVERSIDAD
15-SeptTravel to Santiago
16 CHILE, SANTIAGO: ESTADIO BICENTARIO LA FLORIDA
17Travel to Buenos Aires
18 ARGENTINA, BUENOS AIRES: Estadio Unico
19 Travel to Sao Paulo
20 LOAD IN SAO PAULO
21 BRAZIL, SAO PAULO
22 Travel to Rio
23 Load in Rio
24 BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO: ROCK IN RIO
25 TRAVEL HOME
26 Off
27 Off
28 Off
29 Off
30 Off

OCTOBER

1 TRAVEL TO GERMANY
2 Arrive Germany
3 Setup
4 GERMANY COLOGNE REHEARSAL (PLUS PRODUCTION)
5 GERMANY COLOGNE REHEARSAL (PLUS PRODUCTION)
6 GERMANY COLOGNE REHEARSAL
7 GERMANY, COLOGNE: LANXEES
8 GERMANY, HAMBURG: 02
9 Travel to Sweden
10 Setup Sweden
11 SWEDEN, STOCKHOLM: ERICSSON
12 SWEDEN, STOCKHOLM: ERICSSON
13 Travel to Denmark
14 DENMARK,HERNING: BOXEN ARENA
15 Travel to Holland
16 HOLLAND, ROTTERDAM: AHOY
17 Travel to France
18 FRANCE, PARIS: BERCY
19 FRANCE, PARIS: BERCY
20 Travel to Frankfurt
21 GERMANY, FRANKFURT: FESTHALLE
22 FLY HOME
23 Off
24 Off
25 Off
26 Off
27 Off
28 Off
29 Off
30 Off
31 Halloween - Off

NOVEMBER

1 TRAVEL TO IRELAND

3 Load in
4 EIRE, DUBLIN: 02
5 Travel

7 UK, LONDON: 02
8 Travel
9 UK,LONDON: O2
10 UK, LONDON: 02
11 Travel
12 UK, GLASGOW: SECC HALL 4
13 Travel
14 UK, MANCHESTER: EVENING NEWS ARENA
15 UK, MANCHESTER: EVENING NEWS ARENA
16 Travel
17 UK, SHEFFIELD: MOTORPOINT ARENA
18 Travel
19 UK, BIRMINGHAM: LG ARENA
20 UK, BIRMINGHAM: LG ARENA
21 FLY HOME
22 Off
23 Off
24 Thanksgiving - Off
25 Off
26 Off
27 Off
28 Off
29 Off
30 Off

DECEMBER

1 Off
2 TRAVEL TO GERMANY
3 Travel
4 GERMANY, BERLIN: O2 WORLD
5 GERMANY, MUNICH: OLYMPIAHALLE
6 Travel
7 AUSTRIA, VIENNA: STADTHALLE
8 Travel
9
10 ITALY, TORINO: PALAOLIMPICO
11 ITALY, MILAN: FORUM
12 Travel
13 SWITZERLAND, ZURICH: HALLENSTADION
14 Travel
15 SPAIN, BARCELONA: PALAU SANT JORDI
16 Travel
17 SPAIN,MADRID: PALACIO DE DEPORTES
18 Travel
19 PORTUGAL, LISBON: ATLANTIC PAVILLION
20 FLY HOME
21 Off
22 Off
23 Off
24 Off
25 Christmas Day - Off
26 Off
27 Off
28 Off
29 Travel to St Barts
30 Setup
31 New Year's Eve - St Barts

2012

January - Off

February - Off


MARCH

1 DAY OFF
2 DAY OFF
3 DAY OFF
4 DAY OFF
5 DAY OFF
6 DAY OFF
7 DAY OFF
8 DAY OFF
9 DAY OFF
10 DAY OFF
11 DAY OFF
12 DAY OFF
13 DAY OFF
14 DAY OFF
15 DAY OFF
16 DAY OFF
17 DAY OFF
18 DAY OFF
19 DAY OFF
20 DAY OFF
21 DAY OFF
22 DAY OFF
23 DAY OFF
24 DAY OFF
25 DAY OFF
26 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
27 TAMPA, FL - ST. PETE TIMES FORUM (LOAD IN / REHEARSALS)
28 TAMPA, FL - ST. PETE TIMES FORUM (REHEARSALS)
29 TAMPA, FL - ST. PETE TIMES FORUM
30 DAY OFF
31 ORLANDO, FL - AMWAY ARENA

APRIL

1 DAY OFF
2 SUNRISE, FL - BANK ATLANTIC CENTER
3 DAY OFF
4 RALEIGH, NC - RBC CENTER
5 DAY OFF
6 CHARLOTTE, NC - TIME WARNER CABLE ARENA
7 COLUMBIA, SC - COLONIAL LIFE ARENA
8 DAY OFF
9 GREENSBORO, NC - COLISEUM
10 DULUTH, GA - ARENA AT GWINNETT CENTER
11 DAY OFF
12 MEMPHIS, TN - FEDEX FORUM
13 DAY OFF / PARTIAL CREW TRAVEL HOME
14 CLEVELAND, OH - RRHOF INDUCTION
15 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
16 DAY OFF
17 DAY OFF
18 DAY OFF
19 DAY OFF
20 DAY OFF
21 DAY OFF
22 DAY OFF
23 DAY OFF
24 DAY OFF
25 DAY OFF
26 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
27 TORONTO, ON - AIR CANADA CENTER
28 TORONTO, ON - AIR CANADA CENTER
29 DAY OFF
30 OTTAWA - SCOTIABANK PLACE

MAY

1 DAY OFF
2 MONTREAL - BELL CENTRE
3 DAY OFF
4 NEWARK, NJ - PRUDENTIAL CENTER
5 NEWARK, NJ - PRUDENTIAL CENTER
6 DAY OFF
7 BOSTON, MA - TD BANK GARDEN
8 DAY OFF
9 DAY OFF
10 WASHINGTON DC - VERIZON CENTER
11 PHILADELPHIA, PA - WELLS FARGO CENTER
12 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
13 DAY OFF
14 DAY OFF
15 DAY OFF
16 DAY OFF
17 DAY OFF
18 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
19 GULF SHORES, AL - HANGOUT FESTIVAL
20 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
21 DAY OFF
22 DAY OFF
23 DAY OFF
24 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
25 ST. LOUIS, MO - SCOTTRADE ARENA
26 GRAND RAPIDS, MI - VAN ANDEL ARENA
27 DAY OFF
28 ROSEMONT, IL - ALLSTATE ARENA
29 DAY OFF
30 PITTSBURGH, PA - CONSOL ENERGY CENTER
31 DAY OFF

JUNE

1 DETROIT, MI - JOE LOUIS ARENA
2 CLEVELAND, OH - QUICKEN LOANS ARENA
3 DAY OFF
4 COLUMBUS, OH - SCHOTTENSTEIN CENTER
5 DAY OFF
6 CINCINNATI, OH - US BANK ARENA
7 LOUISVILLE, KY - KFC YUM CENTER
8 DAY OFF
9 MANCHESTER, TN - BONNAROO
10 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
11 DAY OFF
12 DAY OFF
13 DAY OFF
14 DAY OFF
15 DAY OFF
16 DAY OFF
17 DAY OFF
18 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
19 ARRIVE / TRAVEL DAY OFF
20 CROSS LOAD
21 KNEBWORTH, UK - LOAD IN / TECH DAY
22 KNEBWORTH, UK - TECH DAY
23 KNEBWORTH, UK - KNEBWORTH HOUSE
24 SUNDERLAND, UK - STADIUM OF LIGHT
25 DAY OFF
26 DUBLIN, IRELAND - CROKE PARK
27 DAY OFF
28 NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND - GOFFERT PARK
29 DAY OFF
30 PARIS, FRANCE - STADE DE FRANCE

JULY

1 WERCHTER, BELGIUM - WERCHTER FESTIVAL
2 DAY OFF
3 BERNE, SWITZERLAND - STADE DE SUISSE
4 DAY OFF
5 MILAN, ITALY - HEINEKEN JAMMIN FESTIVAL
6 DAY OFF
7 MADRID, SPAIN - ROCK IN RIO MADRID
8 TRAVEL to Greece
9 Greece holiday
10 Greece holiday
11 Greece holiday
12 Travel to London
13 SoundGarden Hyde Park
14 Travel to Greece holiday
15 Greece holiday
16 Greece holiday
17 Greece holiday
18 ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
19 LOAD IN
20 ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - SKK ARENA
21 DAY OFF
22 MOSCOW, RUSSIA - LUZNIKY STADIUM
23 DAY OFF
24 DAY OFF
25 KIEV, UKRAINE - OLYMPISKY STADIUM
26 DAY OFF
27 WARSAW, POLAND - BEMOWO AIRPORT
28 KAUNAS, LITHUANIA - KAUNAS ARENA
29 DAY OFF
30 TALLINN, ESTONIA - SONG GROUNDS
31 DAY OFF

AUGUST

1 TAMPERE, FINLAND - RATINA STADIUM
2 TRAVEL TO CHICAGO
3 DAY OFF
4 CHICAGO, IL - LOLLAPALOOZA
5 TRAVEL TO LOS ANGELES
6 DAY OFF
7 DAY OFF

So right now I am home and working on some stuff at Rat and next I........

8 DAY OFF
9 DAY OFF
10 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
11 LOS ANGELES, CA - STAPLES CENTER
12 LOS ANGELES, CA - STAPLES CENTER
13 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
14 OAKLAND, CA - ORACLE ARENA
15 OAKLAND, CA - ORACLE ARENA
16 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
17 DAY OFF
18 DAY OFF
19 DAY OFF
20 DAY OFF
21 DAY OFF
22 TRAVEL / DAY OFF
23 ARRIVE DUSSELDORF
24 TRAVEL TO GELSENKIRCHEN
25 GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - ROCK IM SPEKTOR
26 DAY OFF
27 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - SLAVIA STADIUM
28 DAY OFF
29 ZAGREB, CROATIA - HIPPODROME
30 DAY OFF
31 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - NATIONAL STADIUM

SEPTEMBER

1 SOFIA, BULGARIA - GEORGI ASPARUHOV STADIUM
2 DAY OFF
3 DAY OFF
4 ATHENS, GREECE - TERRAVIBE PARK
5 DAY OFF
6 BEIRUT, LEBANON -
7 DAY OFF
8 ISTANBUL, TURKEY - TURK TELEKOM ARENA
9 DAY OFF
10 TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - HAYARKON PARK
11 TRAVEL / DAY OFF

There is plenty more to come as I think we at only 2/3's or so of the way through tour. Ha! I sometimes I wonder why I feel like I have such a hard time staying focused on projects.  Looking at all this in one spot makes me not feel so bad. Anyway, looks like I am going to rock a bunch more seminars on this next trip out, hope to see ya there!

And say hi to the sound crew!




9 comments:

  1. Wow Dave, I love to travel, probably more than the average bear but that schedule is ridiculous! You definitely need some down time!

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  2. Dave, I'm exhausted just reading your schedule. Couldn't help but think at the Staples shows how weird it must be for all of you to be home yet not really home when playing in town. The sound is only getting better - it's a pleasure listening to your work. Great that even will all the success of the company that you remain behind the board.

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