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John Fogerty Blue Moon Swamp World Tour 1997

Los Angeles, 5/12/97. Preview and live performance of John Fogerty for the Radio Album Network to introduce "Blue Moon Swamp". The show was aired via several North American broadcasters and Internet on May 13th. Review

The Fillmore, San Francisco, 5/18-19/97. Reviews, also reviewed in Oakland Tribune 5/20/97.

House of Blues, Los Angeles, 5/21 & 5/23-24/97. After one day rest, Fogerty moved to Los Angeles and hold three concerts at the House of Blues. The 5/21 show was cybercast live via Internet (Real Audio and Video).

House of Blues, Chicago, 5/27-28/97. Reviews, More reviews, Review by Chicago Tribune 5/30. Also reviewed in Chicago Sun Times 5/28/97.

The Guvernment, Toronto, Canada, 5/30/97. Review, Review in Toronto Sun 5/31/97, also reviewed in Toronto Star 6/1/97, and Globe And Mail 6/2/97.

Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, 6/2-3/97. Review in New York Times 4/6/97, New York Post 4/6/97, The Star Ledger 6/4/97.

Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark 6/26/97. Fogerty's first concert in Europe in 26 years. Report and photos.

Grünspan Salto Mobile, Hamburg, Germany, 6/27/97.

Palace Theater, Louisville, KY, 7/10/97.

Nautica Stage, Cleveland, OH, 7/12/97. Review by Review by The Courier-Journal

I.C. Light Amphitheater, Pittsburgh, PA, 7/15/97.

Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, 7/17/97. Photos.

Oakdale Theater, Wellingford, CT, 7/19/97. Review.

Harborlights Pavilion, Boston, MA, 7/20/97.

Lollipop Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, 7/25/97. Premiere of the short but most awaited Scandinavian tour. Report by Robert Aerts (funny), Criticism. Furthermore, reviews in the following Swedish newspapers: Aftonbladet, Expressen, Dagens Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet, all 7/26/97.

Helsinki Arena, Helsinki, Finland, 7/26/97. His debut in Finland. Reviews Additional reviews by Finnish newspapers and magazines (all 7/28 unless otherwise stated): Demari, Etelä Saimaa, Etelä Suomen Sanomat, Hufvudstadsbladet, Helsingin Sanomat, Ilkka, Iltalehti, Ilta-Sanomat, Jakostads Tidning (8/2), Keskisuomalainen, Rumba 14/97 (8/1), Salon Seudun Sanomat, Turun Sanomat.

Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, 7/27/97. Premiere of live "Cottonfields" (vocals from the crowd, guitar from JCF).

Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO, 8/14/97. Reviews.

Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO, 8/15/97. Review.

Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA, 8/17/97. Review.

Memorial Auditorium, Sacramaneto, CA, 8/18/97. Review in Sacramanto Bee.

Cuthbert Theatre, Eugene, OR, 8/20/97.

Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 8/22/97.

The Gorge, George, WA, 8/23/97.

The Farayon, Fresno, CA, 8/25/97.

The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 8/28/97.

Union Hall, Phoenix, AZ, 8/30/97.

Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX, 9/3/97.

C.W. Mitchell Pavilion, Woodlands, TX 9/5/97. Report about the backstage meeting with John Fogerty.

Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO, 9/7/97.

Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MI, 9/8/97. Review.

Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI, 9/10/97.

State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 9/11/97.

Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI, 9/13/97.

Morris Auditorium, South Bend, IN, 9/14/97.

Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, OH, 9/16/97.

Madison Sq. Garden Th., New York, NY, 9/18/97.

Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, VA, 9/19/97.

Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN, 9/21/97.

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, 9/22-23/97. The venue was the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. The old building, with wooden floors was vibrating during the show.

Saenger Theater, New Orleans, LA, 9/25/97.

Mud Island, Memphis, TN, 9/26/97.

Owens Aud., Charlotte, NC, 9/28/97. Set list included "Cottonfields", not unlike at Mud Island 9/26.

Atlanta, GA, 9/29/97.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 10/2/97.

Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL, 3/10/97 (?).

Farm Aid, New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL, 10/4/97. Telecast live by the Nashville Network. "Born on the Bayou", "Green River", "Suzie Q", "I Put a Spell on You", "Centerfield", "Midnight Special", "Hot Rod Heart", "Blueboy", "The Old Man Down the Road", "Fortunate Son", "Proud Mary", "Travelin' Band". Reviews in Chicago Sun-Time and Chicago Tribune (both 10/5/97?). "Fogerty played a tighter version of the same set he had played at the House of Blues a few months ago, closing with a version of "Travelin' Band."

Turku Halli, Turku, Finland, 10/29/97. "Cotton Fields". Reviews in Turun Sanomat, Aamulehti, Salon Seudun Sanomat, Iltalehti and Ilta-Sanomat 10/30-31/97.

Globen, Stockholm, Sweden, 10/31/97. The whole Swedish Tour 1997 covered in Worldwide CCR Fan Club's magazine #47.

Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, 11/1/97.

Baltiska hallen, Malmö, Sweden, 11/3-4/97. "Rockin' All Over The World" in the first concert.

Himmelstalundshallen, Norrköping, Sweden, 11/7/97. "Rockin' All Over The World".

Nobelhallen, Karlskoga, Sweden, 11/8/97. "Rockin' All Over The World".

Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, 11/9/97. "Rockin' All Over The World".

Lifetime Achievement Award of National Academy of Songwriters, Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, 12/3/97. "Joy of My Life", "Proud Mary".

More reviews at CCR Tribute Pages.

For the television performances relating to his "Blue Moon Swamp" tour, check out our tv section.    

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