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East Coast Tour
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R5 Tour
Start November 18th, 2012
End December 31st, 2012
Touring As Main Act
Number of Shows 16
R5 Tour Chronology
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R5 West Coast Tour
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Loud Tour

East Coast Tour was the second concert tour by band R5. As well as West Coast Tour, the concerts was supported by Radio Disney and served to promote the band's name with the teen crowd. The tour started on December 15, 2012, and ended on December 31.

BackgroundEdit

On October 19, Ross announced the concert tour and 13 dates on his Twitter.The East Coast Tour started on December 15, 2012 in Jamestown, New York, and ended on December 31 in Syracuse, New York, with 16 dates only to east coast.It was also the first time the band traveled to another country, Canada, to play at Mod Club Theatre.The setlist consisted in songs of their first extended play Ready Set Rock, released in 2010, some songs from the soundtrack of Austin & Ally, [ The Ting Tings's cover version of "Shut Up and Let Me Go" and the Christmas song "Christmas Is Coming".

To promote the tour the band launched the "Crazy 4 U Contest". R5's fans submitted thematic photos about the song "Crazy 4 U" onto the website Everloop.com and the top five have won prizes and a five-minute Skype call with the band.

Critical receptionEdit

Lauren Hoffman to Concert Music Magazine was positive and said the members are "a very unique and fun band" and "have definitely made their dent in the music world". She also said that the live performance was energetic, exciting and catchy and mentioned that they were really excited with the public, not just for the money. Hoffman also commented: "Definitely had us leaving wanting more".

Opening actsEdit

SetlistEdit

  1. "Crazy 4 U"
  2. "Heartbeat" / "Can't Do It Without You" / "Better Together" / "Not a Love Song"
  3. "Heard It on the Radio"
  4. "Can You Feel It"
  5. "Say You'll Stay"
  6. "Cali Girls"
  7. "Keep Away"
  8. "Shut Up and Let Me Go" (The Ting Tings cover)
  9. "What Do I Have to Do?"
  10. "Love To Love Her"
  11. "Wishing I Was 23"
  12. "Take U There"
  13. "A Billion Hits"
  14. "Christmas Is Coming"

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
North America
December 15, 2012 Jamestown United States Taping
December 16, 2012 Toronto Canada Mod Club Theatre
December 17, 2012
December 18, 2012 New York City United States Highline Ballroom
December 19, 2012 Washington, D.C. The Filmore
December 21, 2012 Tampa Capital Theatre
December 22, 2012 Orlando Plaza Theatre
December 23, 2012 Fort Lauderdale Culture Room
December 26, 2012 Atlanta Masquerade
December 28, 2012 Philadelphia TLA
December 29, 2012 Freehold Township I Play America
December 30, 2012 Boston Brighton Music Hall
December 31, 2012 Syracuse First Night Festival

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