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Manhattan, New York show poster

The Decades: World Tour was the seventh world tour by Nightwish. It began on March 9th, 2018 and ended on December 15th, 2018. The tour supported the compilation album Decades.

The tour featured a special, one-time setlist that showcased “rare" songs from their past albums, each with a unique twist to them.

Setlist Edit

The following songs were performed at the tour's opening performance at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia, but adjustments have been made since then:

  1. Swanheart (instrumental; opener)
  2. End of All Hope
  3. Wish I Had an Angel
  4. 10th Man Down
  5. Come Cover Me
  6. Gethsemane
  7. Élan
  8. Sacrament of Wilderness
  9. Dead Boy's Poem
  10. Elvenjig (cover; live debut)
  11. Elvenpath
  12. I Want My Tears Back
  13. The Carpenter
  14. The Kinslayer
  15. Devil and the Deep Dark Ocean
  16. Nemo
  17. Slaying the Dreamer
  18. The Greatest Show on Earth (Chapters 1-3)
  19. Ghost Love Score

Tour Dates Edit

Date City, State/Province Country Venue
North America
March 9th Atlanta, Georgia United States The Tabernacle
March 10th Charlotte, North Carolina The Fillmore
March 12th Norfolk, Virginia The NorVa
March 13th Baltimore, Maryland The Modell Lyric
March 14th Manhattan, New York PlayStation Theatre
March 16th Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electric Factory
March 17th Worcester, Massachusetts The Palladium
March 18th Albany, New York The Egg
March 20th Montreal, Québec Canada MTelus
March 21st Toronto, Ontario Massey Hall
March 23rd Niagara Falls, New York United States Rapids Theare
March 24th Cleveland, Ohio Agora Theater
March 25th Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Stage AE
March 26th Covington, Kentucky Madison Theatre
March 28th Kalamazoo, Michigan State Theatre
March 29th St. Louis, Missouri Touhill Performing Arts Center
March 30th Minneapolis, Minnesota The Myth
March 31st Chicago, Illinois Aragon Ballroom
April 2nd Omaha, Nebraska Sokol Auditorium
April 3rd Denver, Colorado Paramount Theatre
April 5th Edmonton, Alberta Canada NA Jubilee Auditorium
April 6th Spokane, Washington United States Knitting Factory
April 7th Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Queen Elizabeth Theatre
April 8th Portland, Oregon United States Roseland Theater
April 10th Las Vegas, Nevada Brooklyn Bowl
April 12th Ventura, California Majestic Ventura Theatre
April 13th San Jose, California City National Civic
April 14th Anaheim, California City National Grove
April 15th Tempe, Arizona Marquee Theatre
April 17th Dallas, Texas The Bomb Factory
April 18th Memphis, Tennessee Minglewood Hall
April 19th Mobile, Alabama Saenger Theatre
April 21st St. Petersburg, Florida Jannus Landing
April 22nd Miami, Florida Olympia Theater
May 18th Tallinn Estonia Saku Suurhall Arena
June 1st Plzeň Czech Republic Metalfest Open Air
June 2nd Nijmegen Netherlands FortaRock
June 21st Copenhagen Denmark Copenhell
June 22nd Clisson France Hellfest
July 6th Kvinesdal Norway Norway Rock
July 13th Joensuu Finland Ilosaarirock
July 21st Lahti Mukkulan Tapahtumapuisto
August 3rd Wacken Germany Wacken Open Air Festival
August 7th Schaffhausen Switzerland Stars in Town
August 9th Villena Spain Leyendas del Rock
August 12th Walton-on-Trent England, UK Bloodstock Open Air
August 17th Bucharest Romania Open Air Romexpo
August 19th Varna Bulgaria Varna Mega Rock
South America/Mexico
September 28th São Paulo Brazil Tom Brasil
September 30th Buenos Aires Argentina Estadio Malvinas
October 2nd Santiago Chile Teatro Caupolican
October 4th Bogotá Columbia Teatro Royal Center
October 7th Mexico City Mexico Arena Ciudad de México
Europe; 2nd Leg
November 2nd Gothenberg Sweden Partielle Arena
November 3rd Copenhagen Denmark Valby Hallen
November 5th Berlin Germany Max Schmeling Halle
November 6th Hamburg Barclaycard Arena
November 7th Antwerp Belgium Lotto Arena
November 9th Oberhausen Germany Koning Pilsener Arena
November 10th Paris France AccorHotels Arena
November 11th Geneva Switzerland SEG Geneva Arena
November 13th Bratislava Slovakia Incheba Expo Arena
November 14th Munich Germany Olympiahalle
November 16th Leipzig Arena Leipzig
November 17th Krakow Poland Tauron Arena
November 19th Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
November 20th Budapest Hungary László Papp Budapest Sportárena
November 22nd Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
November 23rd Nuremberg Germany Arena Nürnberger Versicherung
November 24th Stuttgart Haans-Martin-Schelyer-Halle
November 26th Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Bowl
November 27th Saarbrücken Germany Saarlandhalle
November 30th Madrid Spain WiZink Center
December 1st Barcelona Sant Jordi Club
December 2nd Bilbao Bizkaia Arena
December 4th Milan Italy Mediolandum Forum
December 5th Frankfurt Germany Festhalle Frankfurt
December 8th London England, UK The SSE Arena, Wembley
December 10th Birmingham Arena Birmingham
December 11th Manchester Manchester Arena
December 14th Turku Finland Gatorade Center
December 15th Helsinki Hartwall Arena