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Dragontown Timeline

TIMELINE 26 - DRAGONTOWN

September 29th `01 2001  Las Vegas, NV  Aladdin Theatre 

Full Rehearsals take place at the venue on 27th and 28th, after initial rehearsals in LA on 19th Sept..

October 1st `01 Albuquerque, NM  San Dia Casino  (w/ Lennon)

October 2nd `01   Denver, CO  The Fillmore  (w/ Lennon, Sick)

October 4th `01   St. Louis, MO  The Pageant  (w/ Lennon)

Alice Cooper's Nightmare haunted house opens next to Cooperstown, Phoenix and runs until Nov. 3rd with the proceeds from the opening night going to the Sept 11th relief fund.

October 5th `01   Merriville, IN  Holiday Star Theatre 

October 6th `01   Cleveland, OH  Tower City Amphitheatre 

October 7th `01   Columbus, OH  Polaris Amphitheatre 

October 9th `01   Detroit, MI  Royal Oak Music Theatre 

(October 10th `01 Pittsburgh, PA  A.J. Palumbo Theatre changed to:) 
October 10th `01 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Centre

October 12th `01 Robinsonville, MS  Horseshoe Casino  [Ticket]

October 13th `01 Atlanta, GA  The Tabernacle 

October 14th `01 Savannah, GA  Johnny Mercer Theatre 

October 16th `01 Columbia, MD  Merriweather Post Pavilion 

October 17th `01 Virginia Beach, VA GTE Amphitheatre

(October 19th `01 Bay St. Louis, MS  Casino Magic  changed to:)
October 19th `01 Kansas City, MO International Raceway KCIR raceway. (w/ Sevendust, Soil, Primer 55, Thrust) Freaker's Ball 2001 concert [Ticket]

October 20th `01 Signing session in WI

October 21st `01  Green Bay, Oneida, WI  Oneida Casino 

October 23rd `01  Chicago, IL  House of Blues 

October 24th `01   Mt. Pleasant, MI  Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort 

October 25th `01   Sault Ste Marie, MI  Kewadin Casino 

October 27th `01   Atlantic City, NJ  Trump Marina  (w/ Lennon)

October 28th `01   Verona, NY  Turning Stone Casino Resort  (no support)

October 30th `01   New London, CT  Foxwoods Casino & Resort  (no support) [Ticket]

October 31st `01 New York, NY  Roseland  (w/ Lennon, Diecast)

November 1st `01 Boston, MA  The Orpheum  (w/ Lennon) [Ticket]

November 2nd `01 Hamilton, ON  Hamilton Place  (canceled)

November 3rd `01 Myrtle Beach, NC House Of Blues

November 4th `01 Charleston, SC Center Stage

November 6th `01 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre

November 7th `01 Orlando, FL  Hard Rock Live  (w/ Lennon) [Ticket]

November 8th `01 Clearwater, FL  Ruth Eckerd Hall  [Ticket]

November 9th `01 West Palm Beach, FL  Pompano Beach Amphitheatre 

November 10th `01 Alice is back at Cooperstown, Phoenix for Veterans Day

November 23rd `01 Alice attends U2/No Doubt show at America West Arena in Phoenix

(December 9th `01 Signing Session at a car dealership in Phoenix)

December 31st `01 1st Alice Cooper Christmas Pudding at Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix

2002

Early January `02 Alice is in the studio with Eric Singer doing demos

January 14th `02 Denver Cooperstown closes

January 14th-20th `02 Alice appears at the Bob Hope Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament at Indian Falls

January 22nd `02 Alice is in the UK and appears on 'Richard and Judy' and tapes the 'Johnny Vaughan show' and 'I Love The Muppets'

January 23rd `02 Alice arrives in Sweden

January 24th `02 Alice is in Sweden to record a version of 'School's Out' with A*Teens. He also does a press conference with the group.

January 25th-26th `02 Recording School's Out in Sweden with A*Teens

January 29th-31th `02 Alice attends the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

February `02 Alice makes a guest appearance in Norwegian/Swedish comic 'Nemi' as well as writing a note to the readers. Alice is represented by the Showman character from The Last Temptation. There is a brief appearance in a later issue as well.

February 21st-22nd `02 Alice and Sheryl co-produce the 35th Annual Elementary School Show at Arcadia High School

PHOENIX (AP) - Shock-rocker Alice Cooper and his wife, Sheryl, are putting on a patriotic show at a Phoenix elementary school this week.
The Coopers have been writing and directing the annual Hopi Elementary Variety Show every year since having to sit through what seemed like an endless recital for their daughter at the school 14 years ago.
"It was dry as it could be," Sheryl Cooper said.
This year's show, Hopi Doodle Dandy, mixes the mystery of a missing Declaration of Independence with songs, dances and skits.
The show was expected to sell out Thursday and Friday, packing more than 3,000 people into an auditorium for two shows at Arcadia High School.
"It's phenomenal," said Chris Sibbio, the show's producer for several years, whose first-grader is in the cast. "It's mini-Broadway. It's not a talent show, it's a full-blown production."
Alice Cooper will make his annual appearance in the show, as will Sheryl. She'll play a svelte redhead who dons a 400-pound fat suit to become the character Large Marge.
Diamondbacks players Mark Grace, Jay Bell and Luis Gonzalez are making video appearances. The finale will feature a snow machine and balloon drop

February 23rd-24th '02 Alice is in Tucson at the Bank of America Celebrity Pro-Am with Kevin Costner.

February 27th-28th `02 Alice is at the SBC Celebrities and Seniors Golf Classic at Valancia Country Club, California.

March 9th-10th '02 Alice appears at the Fairway To Heaven golf tournament at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami. Footage aired on VH-1 on April 27th.

March 17th `02 Alice is in Phoenix at the 8th Annual Celebrity Fight Night gala sitting ringside with Muhammad Ali, Arnold Schwarzenegger,Evander Holyfield, Dennis Quaid, Bo Derek, Lionel Richie, The Pointer Sisters and Steve Young.

April 1st `02 Alice is at Cleveland Cooperstown and appears at the WTAM studios for a radio interview

April 2nd `02 Alice is the honourary Captain of the Cleveland Cavaliers at a match against the Phoenix Suns (Alice`s home team!). In the evening there is a VIP opening party at the new Cooperstown.

April 3st `02 Cleveland Cooperstown opens.

Alice is at the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland during the afternoon discussing his career and music in front of a small audience and also appears on various local radio shows.

April 5th `02 Alice attends a Paul MacCartney concert at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

April 8th `02 Alice is at The Recording Academy's Los Angeles Chapter Fifth Annual Golf Tournament at the Valencia Country Club

April 21st `02 Alice and Glamnation play at this year's Alice Cooper Celebrity Golf Tournement (20th-22nd). Gilby Clarke also jams with them on 'Brown Sugar'.

May `02 Reports say Alice is back in the studio working on new material although this may not be for the next Alice album.

May 3rd `02 Alice attends the Barnstable Brown Gala Barnstable Brown Derby Eve party in Louisville

May 16th `02 Alice attends Diamondbacks Vs Philadelphia Phillies game, followed by the premier of Star Wars Episode II premier at Arizona Mills in Tempe, AZ (midnight showing)

Mid-May `02 Another tribute album, 'Mutations' is released. This one features industrial covers of Alice classics.

June `02 Recording sessions

June 11th `02 'The Attic Expeditions' is released in the US

June 12-14th `02 Alice attends the Maui Film Festival and meets Clint Eastwood

June 30th `02 Alice is at a Michael Douglas Golf event

July 1st `02 Alice Cooper was one of six people honored by the state of Arizona at the Governor's Conference for his contributions to Arizona's billion-dollar tourism industry. During the day Alice is at Ojai, CA at the Lexus Hole In One golf event.

July `02 Alice is in Europe on a family holiday including France.

July 7th `02 The 10th Annual ESPY Awards Kick Off Party Featuring The ESPY Collection. Alice attends with with Calico.

July 9th `02 Alice attends a Cheap Trick show in LA after playing at the ESPN golf event at Lost Canyons in LA.

July 10th `02 Alice at ESPN Awards show at the Kodak Theatre, LA.

July 14th `02 Alice plays the Parasol Eldorado Celebrity Golf Event

July 19th-20th `02 Alice plays at The American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, held at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline

July `02 Alice is honoured for services to Arizona Tourism by the Arizona State Government.

August 24th `02 Signing session at a pro golf shop in Los Angeles

August 30th `02 Sturgis, SD Rock Festival

The Tour - Descent Into Dragontown Phase Two

Band:

Pete Freisen - Guitar
Eric Dover - Guitar
Chuck Wright - Bass
Eric Singer - Drums
Teddy `Zigzag` Andreadis- Keyboards
Calico Cooper - Nurse/Assassin/Britney etc

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Setlist:

  • Sex Death And Money/Brutal Planet/Dragontown(medley)
  • Sanctuary
  • Eighteen
  • Welcome To My Nightmare
  • Go To Hell
  • Billion Dollar Babies
  • Feed My Frankenstein
  • Wicked Young Man (replacing Triggerman after first few shows)
  • Nurse Rozetta
  • Dead Babies
  • Steven (part only)
  • Ballad Of Dwight Fry
  • I Love The Dead/Devil`s Food/Black Widow - Instrumental
  • Drum Solo
  • No More Mr Nice Guy
  • Is It My Body
  • Fantasy Man
  • Trash
  • Lost In America
  • I Never Cry (Dropped after Manchester due to Alice`s throat problems)
  • Only Women Bleed
  • Poison
  • Under My Wheels
  • School`s Out
  • Elected
  • Cold Ethyl (Welcome To The Jungle (G'N'R cover) played instead of Elected/Cold Ethyl at the first four shows)
  • Department Of Youth

Sept 1st `02 Rockford, IL On The Waterfront (w/ Drive By Truckers)(Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick Guested on Under My Wheels and School`s Out)

Sept 2nd `02 Detroit, MI Michigan State Fair

Sept 3rd `02 Hamilton, OT Hamilton Place Theatre

Sept 5th `02 Lennon Roxie Born in LA

Sept 18th `02 Alice appears on US radio show Rockline

Sept 22nd '02 Rehearsal day at Ventura, CA Ventura Theater (tape exists)

Sept 23rd `02 Ventura, CA Ventura Theater (w/ Gilby Clarke)

Sept 24th `02 Anaheim, CA The Grove (w/ Gilby Clarke)

Sept 25th `02 Alice records his appearance on The Craig Kilborn Late Late Show.

Sept 26th `02 San Diego, CA Sycuan Casino (w/ Gilby Clarke)

Sept 27th `02 Tucson, AZ Convention Center (w/ Gilby Clarke)

Sept 28th `02 Henderson, Las Vegas, NV Sunset Station Casino (w/ Gilby Clarke)

Sept 30th `02 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 2nd `02 Milwaukee, WI The Rave (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 3rd `02 Toledo, OH, Seagate Convention Centre (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 4th `02 Columbus, OH Polaris Amphitheatre

Oct 5th `02 Cleveland, OH Tower City Amphitheatre (w/ Clockwise)

Alice also appears at Kings Island Fearfest where he is decapitated for charity.

Oct 6th `02 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center

Oct 7th `02 Dragontown Special Edition released in the USA (US version is a double CD)

Oct 8th `02 Kalamazoo, MI State Theatre (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 9th `02 London, Ontario Centennial Hall (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 10th `02 Toronto, Ontario Massey Hall (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 11th `02 Fearfest appearance in Kings Island Cincinnati

Oct 12th `02 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre (w/ Clockwise)

Oct 13th `02 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre (w/ Clockwise) (more info courtesy of Hunter Goatley)

Oct 15th `02 Columbia, MD Meriweather Post Pavilion (w/ Sideshow Bennie and his carnival of wonders(a Freak/masochist carnival type act!))

Oct 16th `02 Virginia Beach, VA GTE Amphitheatre

Oct 18th `02 Robinsonville, MS Horseshoe Casino

Oct 19th `02 Biloxi, MS Biloxi Grand Casino

Oct 21st `02 St. Louis, MO The Pageant

Oct 22nd `02 Merrillville, IN Holiday Star Theatre

Oct 23rd `02 Chicago, IL House of Blues

Oct 24th `02 Detroit, MI Royal Oak Theatre

(October 25th `02 Michael Bruce plays "SJALLINN"  Akureyri, Iceland.)

Oct 26th `02 Atlantic City NJ Trump Marina

Oct 27th `02 Verona, NY Turning Stone Casino

(Oct 28th `02 BDS play Paris La Orange, France)

Oct 29th `02 NY, NY Beacon Theatre

Oct 30th `02 Foxwoods, Mashantucket, CT (BDS play London Camden Underworld [Ticket] )

Oct 31st `02 Boston MA Orpheum [Ticket]
(BDS play Stourbridge Rock Cafe, Michael Bruce plays "Gaukurinn" Reykjavík, Iceland)

The stage set was slightly different for the Halloween show with a pile of bodies piled up in front of the drum riser and the heads of Kiss on stakes which Alice kept knocking down.

Alice also presents a Halloween show for VH-1

Nov 1st `02 Portland, ME State Theatre

Nov 2nd `02 Poughkeepsie, NY Mid-Hudson Civic Center  - CANCELLED

Sickcon1, the first UK Unofficial Alice Cooper convention takes place in Crewe, Cheshire with guests Bouchard, Dunaway And Smith, Michael Bruce and Sadness Kills The Superman. BDS play for over 2 1/2 hours and prove Neal and Dennis have lost nothing in the 30 years since they last played the UK. [Ticket]

Also: BBC Radio 2 Alice Cooper documentary airs, presented by John Lydon

Nov 5th `02 Moscow, Russia Luzhniki Palace

Nov 6th `02 St. Petersburg, Russia Jubileyniy Arena

Nov 7th `02 Helsinki, Finland Jäähalli (Michael Bruce plays London, Borderline [Ticket]) (w/ Company Of Snakes)

Nov 8th `02 Signing session at Sergels Tong record store in Stockholm attracts over 200 people.

Nov 9th `02 Stockholm, Sweden Hovet (w/ Prime STH)

Nov 10th `02 Copenhagen, Denmark KB Hallen

Nov 12th `02 Amsterdam, Holland Heineken Hall (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Nov 13th `02 Paris, France Le Zenith (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Nov 14th `02 Brussels, Ancien Belgique (w/ Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Nov 15th `02 Alice is in London for the BBC Children In Need Telethon during which he performs School's Out. Also records 'Jonathan Ross' radio show to be transmitted the following day.

Nov 16th `02 London, UK Wembley Arena (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour) - Michael Bruce guests on School's Out. Jonathan Ross radio show aired on Radio 2. [Ticket]

Originally this was a normal Alice tour with The Wildhearts supporting. It was then 'hi-jacked' into a portable, indoor version of the Monsters of Rock Donington Festival with three support bands, compare and DJ.
Wildhearts walked out as soon as Thunder where placed above them on the bill, and then various bands were announced as playing including Halford, LA Guns (who where supposed to be playing the whole European tour) and Cinderella before settling on Quireboys and Dogs D'Amour. This led to several variations of posters and adverts and much confusion as to who was actually playing with fans of the other bands arriving at the show only to discover, once inside(many posters outside the venues were wrong), that their band wasn`t playing!

Nov 17th `02 Brighton, UK Centre (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Nov 18th `02 Records piece for "British Comedy Awards" and also records "Liquid News" (with Lulu) and "V. Graham Norton" which air that night.

Nov 19th `02 Bournemouth, UK International Centre (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Nov 20th `02 Manchester, UK Arena (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour)

Nov 21st `02 Newcastle Telewest Arena (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour)

By this stage of the tour, Alice is unwell and is badly losing his voice.

Nov 22nd `02 Glasgow, UK SECC (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour)

Nov 23rd `02 Birmingham, UK NEC (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour)

(Nov 24th `02 Michael Bruce plays Preston Marquee)

Nov 25th `02 Cardiff, UK International Arena (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Nov 26th `02 Sheffield Arena (w/ Thunder, Quireboys, Dogs D`Amour)

Nov 28th `02 Essen, Grugahalle (w/ Dogs D`Amour) (Michael Bruce plays Glasgow Renfrew Ferry)

Nov 29th `02 Leipzig, Haus Auensee (w/ Dogs D`Amour) (Michael Bruce plays Edinburgh Venue)

Nov 30th `02 Stuttgart, Glaspalast Sindelfingen (w/ Dogs D`Amour) (Michael Bruce plays Newcastle Trillians)

Dec 2nd `02 Erfurt, Thüringenhalle (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 3rd `02 Köln, E-Werk (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 4th `02 Berlin, Columbiahalle (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 5th `02 Dresden, Alter Schlachthof (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 7th `02 München, Coloseum (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 8th `02 Pratteln, Switzerland Z7(w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 9th `02 Milan, Italy Palageorge (w/ Dogs D`Amour)

Dec 11th `02 Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi (w/ Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Dec 12th `02 Madrid Plaza De Toros De Leganes (w/ Dogs D`Amour) [Ticket]

Dec 14th `02 Lisbon, Portugal Pavilho Atlantico (w/ Dogs D`Amour) (This was original the 13th but changed)

Dec 18th `02 Alice is on Arizona TV promoting the Xmas pudding show.

Dec 19th `02 The 2nd Annual Alice Cooper Christmas Pudding at the Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix. Alice performs four songs with the tour band minus Pete but with Ryan returning, sans dreadlocks which he auctioned off for charity! They played 'No More Mr Nice Guy'/'18'/'Under My Wheels' and ''School`s Out'.
On the same day Alice was inducted into the newly established Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame and he was presented with an honorary Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame plaque.

December `02 Alice has become partners with a stocker (Chase Montgomery) in a race team that will field a car in the ARCA Series next season.

2003

January `03 Alice is reported to be recording

January 25th `03 Alice performs with the band at Birds Nest, Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ in a low key show without the stage set playing a selection of classics and covers.

No More Mr Nice Guy/Brown Sugar(Stones Cover)/18/Billion $ Babies/Is It My Body/Poison/Back In The USSR(Beatles Cover)/Welcome to my Nightmare/Go To Hell/My Generation/Elected/Cold Ethyl/Department Of Youth/Be My Lover/Lost in America/Honky Tonk Woman(Stones Cover/Dover sings second verse)/Under My Wheels/Schools out
(encore)Only Women Bleed/Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting(Elton John Cover)

January 29th-Feb `03 2nd Alice appears at Bob hope Chrysler Classic Pro-Am Golf Event

February 8th '03 Alice`s ARCA Race car debuts at Daytona, Florida in the ARCA RE/MAX Advance Discount Auto Parts 200 race and wins! Alice is in attendance.

February 11th `03 Alice is honoured by Today's Arizona Woman as man of the year at a Luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore. We can assume he didn`t attend in person as he was at a signing session at The Golf Place, Altamonte Springs, Florida between 7pm and 8pm.

February 13th `03 Another Alice signing session at Notable and Notorious, Orlando, Florida between 12pm and 1pm.

February 14th `03 Alice Performs with the band at Sanford's Ft. Melon Park in Miami in a low key show without the stage set playing a selection or classics and covers. [Ticket]

No More Mr Nice Guy/18/Billion Dollar Babies/Is It My Body/Poison/Back in the USSR(Beatles)/Be My Lover/Welcome to my Nightmare/Go To Hell/Start Me Up(Stones)/My Generation(Who)/Elected/Cold Ethyl/Department of Youth/Brown Sugar(Stones)/Lost in America/'Trash/Under my Wheels/Schools Out (ENCORE) Honky Tonk Woman(Stones)/Saturday Night`s Alright For Fighting(Elton John)

March 21st `03 Alice does a signing session in Dallas at Bone`s Rock Show 2003 at the Piano Convention Center.

April 5th-7th `03 Alice Cooper golf tournament at J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort (with a Bond theme this year) - Alice performs a short set backed by Glamnation.

April 9th `03 Alice appears at a benefit show at Nita`s hideaway in Phoenix in aid of former Roadie and Promotor John Calleo who died the previous month.

April 16th `03 Alice is at ST. JOAN OF ARC KINDERGARTEN in Phoenix to record an advert for Airpark Chrysler Jeep

April 19th `03 Another signing session in Plano, Dallas at the Bone Radio Station.

April 26th `03 Herberger Theatre Center- Special appearance with Guests Neal Smith and Dennis Dunaway Alice is enrolled in the Hall of Fame and does a `this is your life` style interview before performing 'School`s Out` with Neal and Dennis questing.

April 28th `03 Alice and Calico attend the premier of 'X-Men 2' at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

May 1st-4th `03 Alice is advertised as being at the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs, Greenville, SC - However his appearance is canceled because of the next show

May 3rd `03 Summer Music Mania 2003 at the Coors Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California- This was a Fox network special with various artists performing a song for a program to be aired on May 22nd. Alice closed the show with 'Schools Out' backed by the normal band but with Chuck Garric replacing the departed Chuck Wright (who left when the DT tour finished). Stefan Adika had filled in for the last couple of shows.

May 6th `03 Alice appeared at Cooperstown in Cleveland for an anniversary party for the Cleveland Cooperstown which had been open for a year.

May 16th-18th `03 Alice takes part in the Michael Douglas and Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament Cascata, the Boulder City course.

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