The Countdown Concerts

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The Countdown Concerts
Tour by Cliff Richard
Start dateDecember 17, 1999
End dateDecember 31, 1999
Legs1
No. of shows10 in UK
Cliff Richard concert chronology

The Countdown Concerts was a 1999 concert tour by Cliff Richard.

Background[edit]

These were Cliff Richard's last performances of the 20th century and also the last performances before his sabbatical year of 2000. The set included Guest appearances by Shadows Lead Guitarist Hank Marvin and English Tenor Russell Watson. and late opera singer Vincenzo La Scola

Set List[edit]

  1. Move it (feat Hank Marvin)
  2. Living Doll (Feat Hank Marvin)
  3. Rock Around The Clock
  4. Be Bop-A-Lula
  5. When
  6. Elvis Medley: Teddy Bear/All Shook Up/Jailhouse Rock
  7. I Believe (Russell Watson)
  8. The Young Ones
  9. I'm In Love With You
  10. Needles And Pins
  11. She Loves You
  12. Apache (Hank Marvin)
  13. I'm Nearly Famous
  14. Miss You Nights
  15. Bright Eyes
  16. We Don't Talk Anymore
  17. Don't Cry For Me Argentina (Hank Marvin)
  18. Sci-Fi
  19. I Just Don't Have The Heart
  20. Medley: Some People/A Little In Love/Remember Me
  21. It's In Everyone Of Us
  22. Mistletoe And Wine
  23. Riders In The Sky (Hank Marvin)
  24. Can't Keep This Feeling In
  25. Nessun Dorma (Russell Watson)
  26. I Do Not Love You Isabella
  27. Everything I Do (I Do It For You) (Feat Hank Marvin)
  28. Vita Mia (With Vincenzo La Scola)
  29. Lucy (Barratt Waugh)
  30. Human Work Of Art
  31. Saviour's Day
  32. The Millennium Prayer

Personnel[edit]

Special Guests, Hank Marvin, Russell Watson, Barratt Waugh & Vincenzo La Scola

Keyboards Alan Park & Keith Hayman
Drums & Percussion Peter May
Guitars John Clark
Bass Guitar Steve Stroud
Saxophone Mike Haughton
Trombone Pete Beachill
Trumpet Stuart Brooks
Backing Vocals Keith Murrell, Mick Mullins & Peter Howarth

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue Tickets available
December 17, 1999 Birmingham England NIA 11,600
December 18, 1999 11,600
December 19, 1999 11,600
December 21, 1999 11,600
December 22, 1999 11,600
December 23, 1999 11,600
December 27, 1999 11,600
December 28, 1999 11,600
December 29, 1999 11,600
December 31, 1999 11,600

Note: 31 December 1999 was a Millennium Concert, celebrating the Millennium.

Tour statistics[edit]

Region Cities Venues Shows Tickets available
England 1 1 10 116,000