Welcome 2 Canada Tour

From Prince Vault
Jump to: navigation, search

Tour Map

25 November 2011 - 17 December 2011
click here
(click to enlarge)

Tour Dates

Date City Country Venue Comment
25 Nov. 2011 Toronto, ON Flag canada.jpg   Canada Air Canada Centre
26 Nov. 2011 Toronto, ON Flag canada.jpg   Canada Air Canada Centre
30 Nov. 2011 Halifax, NS Flag canada.jpg   Canada Halifax Metro Centre
2 Dec. 2011 Montreal, QC Flag canada.jpg   Canada Centre Bell
3 Dec. 2011 Kanata, ON Flag canada.jpg   Canada Scotiabank Place
5 Dec. 2011 London, ON Flag canada.jpg   Canada John Labatt Centre
8 Dec. 2011 Winnipeg, MB Flag canada.jpg   Canada MTS Centre
13 Dec. 2011 Edmonton, AB Flag canada.jpg   Canada Rexall Place
14 Dec. 2011 Calgary, AB Flag canada.jpg   Canada Scotiabank Saddledome
16 Dec. 2011 Vancouver, BC Flag canada.jpg   Canada Rogers Arena
17 Dec. 2011 Victoria, BC Flag canada.jpg   Canada Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Band Lineup

Prince Vox, Guitar, Bass, Keyboard/Piano, Drums, Percussion
John Blackwell Drums
Ida Nielsen Bass (& Guitar), Vox
Morris Hayes Keyboards
Cassandra O’Neal Keyboards
Andy Allo Guitar, vox
Shelby J. Backing vox, Drum pad
Elisa Dease Backing vox, Shaker
Liv Warfield Backing vox, Cowbell
Also with:
Maceo Parker Saxophone at selected dates

Other Tour Personnel

Management & Administration

Kiran Sharma Manager
Sofia Gold Production Assistant
Julia Ramadan Assistant & Teleprompter
Denis Tumanjong Assistant
Ian Jeffrey Tour Manager

Production Crew

Dale "Opie" Skerseth Production Manager
Lizzie Scace Production Coordinator
Demfis Fyssicopulos Production Designer
John Sanders Tour Director
Alison Larkin Tour Accountant
Valjean Leiker Stage Manager
Stefaan "Smasher" Desmedt Video Director
Scott Halliday Guitar Technician
Paul Basset Drum Technician
Jens Ravn Guitar Technician
Trevor Robinson Key Technician
John Dibiase Key Technician
Alberto Pozzetti Head Rigger
Lyle Harris Rigger
Mike "Otis" Kinard Head Carpenter
Guy Habosha Carpenter
Brad Judd Carpenter
Steve "Thuggy" Ward Carpenter
Jenny Neace VIP Coordinator
Sheilia White Wardrobe
Lindsay McGoran Dressing Rooms
Casey Lake Confetti
Troy Giddens Control Freak
Steve Filkins Furniture
Jared Gery Merchandise
Chuck Smith Sound Chief
Scott Griffith Sound Crew
Andrew Gilchrest Sound Crew
Casey McDaniel Sound Crew
Derek Vanord Sound Crew
Tyler Arnold Sound Crew
Mike Gadziak Sound Crew
Greg Mahler Sound Crew
Jason "Attaboy" Stalter Lighting Chief
Rob Simoneaux Lighting Crew
Jennifer Dymonds Lighting Crew
Russel "Bitz" Lyons Lighting Crew
Corey Tom Lighting Crew
Colin Moore Lighting Crew
Steven Burkholder Video Chief
Chris Small Video Crew
Aaron Wagner Video Crew
Curtis Miller Video Crew
Joe Sagara Video Crew
Rob McShane Video Crew
Mike Tengdin Video Crew
Chris Jones Video Crew

Tour Support Companies

Sound Company Rat Sound Systems, Oxnard, CA, USA
Lighting Company Production Resource Group LLC, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Production Designer Demfis Fyssicopulos LLC, Washington, DC, USA
Furniture EPS America LLC, Agoura Hills, CA, USA
Pyro Stage & Effects Engineering Inc., Albuquerque, NM, USA
Video Chaos Visual Productions, Burbank, CA, USA
Radios Road Radios LLC, Manhattan, CA, USA
Merchandise F.E.A Merchandise, Kensington, CA, USA
Travel (Band) Protravel Intl, Redding, CT, USA
Travel (Crew) Satellite Office Services, Renton, WA, USA
Tour Coaches Senator Coaches Inc., Florence, AL, USA
Freight Forwarding / Shipping Rock-It Cargo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Trucking Company Upstaging Inc., Sycamore, IL, USA
Passes Cube Services, Reno, NV, USA
Tour Itineraries Smart Art, Venice, CA, USA


USA Live Nation, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Canada Live Nation, Toronto, ON, Canada
Canada Live Nation, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Canada Evenko, Montreal, QB, Canada


  • Rehearsals took place in the Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, ON, Canada from 21 to 24 November 2011.

Prince Tour  ★  Rick James Tour ’80  ★  Dirty Mind Tour  ★  Controversy Tour  ★  1999 Tour  ★  Purple Rain Tour  ★  Parade Tour  ★  Sign O’ The Times Tour  ★  Lovesexy Tour  ★  Nude Tour  ★  Diamonds And Pearls Tour  ★  Act I  ★  Act II  ★  The Ultimate Live Experience  ★  Japan '96  ★  Love 4 One Another Charities Tour  ★  Jam Of The Year World Tour  ★  New Power Soul Tour  ★  New Power Soul Festival Tour  ★  Hit N Run Tour 00-01  ★  A Celebration  ★  One Nite Alone... Tour  ★  World Tour 2003  ★  Musicology Live 2004ever  ★  Támar Tour  ★  Per4ming Live 3121  ★  21 Nights In London : The Earth Tour  ★  Prince 20TEN Tour  ★  Prince Live 2010  ★  Welcome 2 America Tour  ★  Welcome 2 America: Euro Tour 2011 ★  Welcome 2 Canada Tour  ★  Welcome 2 Australia Tour  ★  Live Out Loud Tour  ★  Hit And Run Part II  ★  Prince: Piano & A Microphone 2016