Maynard Ferguson Tour Date Archive – MFTourDates.NET

2002 Tour Dates

2002 Tour dates come from archival screen shots of the MF website, as well as various live recordings and are not complete. Select dates were provided by Dan Potts as noted.


Jan 22 Las Vegas, NV Riviera Casino La Cage Theater

(Set 1 missing)
Set 2:
Blue Birdland
I Love You
Waltz for Nicole
I’m Old Fashioned
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Sunny Side of the Street
Girl From Ipanema
MF Hit Medley

Jan 23 Bakersfield, CA – West High School (per Dan Potts)
Jan 24 Ukiah CA Ukiah High School
Jan 25 Alameda CA Alameda High School
Jan 26 Palm Springs CA Annenberg Theater
Jan 28 El Centro, CA Southwest High School (per Dan Potts)
Jan 29 Tucson, AZ Flowing Wells High School
Jan 31 Austin TX One World Theater

Feb 1 ?
Feb 2 Tampa FL Sickles HS
Feb 3 Oviedo FL Oviedo High School
Feb 6 Madison OK. Bob Jones High School
Feb 8 Vandergrift, PA – Casion Theater (per Dan Potts)
Feb 9 Dayton OH Wayne High School
Feb 10 Hudson OH – Hudson High School

Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Ain’t No Sunshine
Girl From Ipanema
Sunny Side of the Street
MF Hit Medley

Feb 11 Pataskla, OH – Watkins Memorial High School (per Dan Potts)
Feb 12 Indianapolis, IN – Southport High School (per Dan Potts)
Feb 15 Ada OK. East Central University
Feb 16 Webb City MO Webb City High School
Feb 17 Wichita, KS – Friends University (per Dan Potts)
Feb 19 Epworth IA Western Dubuque High School
Feb 21-24 Sydney Australia – The Seymour Cafe
Feb 23 Sydney Australia The Basement Club

TV Broadcast, Bill Clinton in audience, James Morrison guest artist
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Ain’t No Sunshine
I Love You (Thanks JD)
Blues From Around Here
MF Hit Medley

Feb 25 – March 4 New Zealand Various

Mar 1 Wellington, New Zealand Duxton Hotel Ballroom
Online reference search:

Legendary jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson plays in Wellington on March 1, and you could be there!
Ferguson and his nine-piece US band will be at the Duxton Hotel Ballroom playing not only his hits (Gonna Fly Now, McArthur Park etc), but new material from exciting emerging artists.

Mar 6 Durham NC Carolina Theatre of Durham-Fletcher Hall
Mar 7 Reedley, CA – Readley High School (per Dan Potts)
Mar 8 San Diego, CA – Croce’s Top Hat Bar & Grille
No other March dates available

April 2 Camden, NJ Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts w/ Diane Schuur

Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Girl From Ipanema
Just One of Those Things (w/ Diane Schuur)
Deep Purple (w/ Diane Schuur)
Autumn Leaves (w/ Diane Schuur)
Love Letters (w/ Diane Schuur)
I Fall in Love Too Easily (w/ Diane Schuur)
Lush Life (w/ Diane Schuur)
My Romance (w/ Diane Schuur)
Besame Mucho (w/ Diane Schuur)
Just Friends (w/ Diane Schuur)

April 5 Wayne PA Radnor HS
April 6 Camden NJ Gordon – Gordon Theater
April 7 Lancaster PA Lanaster HS
April 8 Erie PA Fairview High School
April 9 Wheeling WV Capitol Music Hall
April 10 Durham NC Carolina Theatre of Durham
April 12 Cedarburg WI Cedarburg Perf Arts Center

Partial setlist?
Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Ain’t No Sunshine
Misra Dhenuka

April 13 University Park IL Governors State University
Apr 14 Grayslake IL College of Lake County
April 16 Deforest, WI – Deforest High School (per Dan Potts)
April 17 Marion IN Indiana Wesleyan University
April 18 Plymouth MN Armstrong High School
April 20 Mattoon, IL – Mattoon High School (per Dan Potts)
April 24 / 23 Manchester CT Manchester High School
April 26 Pittsburgh PA Midland Theatre
April 30 Walled Lake MI Walled Lake Western High School

May 2 Shawano WI Shawano HS

Possibly the second set of two sets?
I’m Old Fashioned
MF Hit Medley

May 4 St. Joseph MO Missouri Theatre
May 5 Lafayette, IN – Long Center for the Performing Arts (per Dan Potts)
May 8 Chester, WV – The Harv-Wheeling Symphony (per Dan Potts)
May 9 Wheeling WV Capitol Music Hall
May 11 Freeport, IL – Freeport Arts Center (per Dan Potts)
May 16 Cumming, GA – Forsyth Central High School (per Dan Potts)
May 17-18 Winston-Salem NC Wake Forest University
May 18 Winston-Salem, NC, Brendle Recital Hall at Wake Forest University MF w/ Piedmont Wind Symphony

Maynard Ferguson with the Piedmont Wind Symphony recorded May 18, 2002 in Brendle Recital Hall at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

June 2 – Not Listed
June 16 Racine WI Lake Festival Park
June 20 Oshkosh WI Riverside Parkj

Partial setlist, last 2 tunes only
MF Hit Medley

June 21 Aurora IL Downtown Aurora
June 22 Chicago IL Jefferson Park Comm. Festival
June 23 Toronto ONT Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival
June 24 Kettering OH Fraze Pavilion for Performing Arts
June 26 Lafayette CO Centaurus High School
June 28 Tempe AZ The Red River Opry

Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Aint’ No Sunshine
Girl From Ipanema
Blues From Around Here
I Wanna Be Happy (premiere performance)
Hit Medley

June 29 San Diego CA Croce’s Top Hat

July 1 Studio City CA Bistro Gardens
July 3 Not Listed
July 6 Farmington PA Nemacolin Resort & Spa
July 8 West Dennis MA Christine’s
July 11-14 Washington DC Blues Alley

7/12 setlist (possibly 2nd set of two sets?):
I Love You
Whisper Not
I Want to be Happy
Blues From Around Here
Night in Tunisia
Blue Birdland

July ?? Club Reigan, Vienna, Austria
Exact date unknown as of June 2012. The presence of ‘I Wanna Be Happy’, premiered in late June, puts this sometime after that but before the US tours in September.

Blue Birdland
I Wanna Be Happy
Ain’t No Sunshine
Girl From Ipanema
MF Hit Medley

Aug 25 Great Barrington MA Butternut Ski Basin
Aug 26 Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall (per Dan Potts)
Aug 28 Des Moines IA Marriott Hotel
Aug 30 Pittsburgh, PA – Dowe’s on 9th (per Dan Potts)
Aug 31 West Caldwell NJ Mountain Ridge Country Club

Sep 28 Henderson KY Fine Arts Center

Oct 1 Mount Joy PA Donegal High School
Oct 2 Lewisburg PA High School
Oct 3 Hammonton NJ High School

Blue Birdland
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Ain’t No Sunshine
Girl From Ipanema
Misra Dhenuka
MF Hit Medley

Oct 5 La Plata MD Fine Arts Center
Oct 8 Big Rapids MI Ferris State University
Oct 9 North Branch MI North Branch Jr. High School
Oct 11 Schuylerville NY Schuylerville High School
Oct 14 South Portland ME South Portland High School
Oct 15 Bangor ME Bangor High School
Oct 18 Rehoboth Beach DE 1776 Classic Amer. Steakhouse
Oct 19 Ashtabula OH Edgewood Sr. High School
Oct 21 Kewanee IL High School
Oct 22 Osseo WI Osseo-Fairchild High School
Oct 23 Mahnomen MN Shooting Star Casino
Oct 24 Roseau MN Roseau High School
Oct 26 Mauston WI Mauston High School
Oct 27 Mequan WI Homestead High School
Oct 28 St. Louis MO Generations Night Club at the Viking Holiday Inn Hotel

Blue Birdland
I Want to Be Happy
Ain’t No Sunshine
Girl From Ipanema
Waltz for Kate
Blues From Around Here
MF Hit Medley

Oct 30 Moberly MO Moberly High School
Oct 31 Springfield MO Central High School

Nov 2 Allen (Dallas) TX Allen High School
Nov 3 Houston (Pasadena) TX San Jacinto College-SO Campus
Nov 6 Wichita Falls TX Midwestern State University
Nov 7 Hereford TX Hereford High School
Nov 9 Santa Fe NM Camel Rock Casino, Tisuke Nation Reservation
Nov 10 Durango CO Ft. Lewis College
Nov 11 Grand Junction CO Grand Junction H.S.
Nov 13 Sandy (Salt Lake City) UT Alta High School
Nov 16 Goodyear (Phoenix) AZ Estrella Mountain Ranch Cool Desert JF (Diane Shuur)
Nov 18 Kearney NE Kearney High School
Nov 20 Greenville MI Greenville Sen. High School concert and clinic
Nov 22 Lynnfield, Peabody MA Private Party (Marriot Hotel)
Nov 23 Webster MA Point Breeze

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