AC/DC Kicks Off Their First Tour In 8 Years In Gelsenkirchen, Germany (Video)

AC/DC Gelsenkirchen 2024

Legendary hard rock band AC/DC launched their “Power Up” European tour last night (Friday, May 17) in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

This Gelsenkirchen performance was the debut of AC/DC‘s new touring lineup, featuring singer Brian Johnson, guitarists Angus and Stevie Young, drummer Matt Laug, and the latest addition, bassist Chris Chaney.

The setlist for the show was as follows:

01. If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)
02. Back In Black
03. Demon Fire
04. Shot Down In Flames
05. Thunderstruck
06. Have A Drink On Me
07. Hells Bells
08. Shot In The Dark
09. Stiff Upper Lip
10. You Shook Me All Night Long
11. Rock ‘N’ Roll Train
12. Shoot To Thrill
13. Sin City
14. Givin The Dog A Bone
15. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
16. Dog Eat Dog
17. High Voltage
18. Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To Be
19. Riff Raff
20. Highway To Hell
21. Whole Lotta Rosie
22. Let There Be Rock


23. T.N.T.
24. For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)

The 24-date “Power Up” European tour will continue through August, visiting Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland before reaching London’s Wembley Stadium for two shows on July 3 and 7. Afterward, the tour will proceed to Germany, Slovakia, and Paris, concluding at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. This European tour marks AC/DC‘s first series of concerts since their return to the stage at last year’s Rock Power Trip festival in Indio, California.

Rest of AC/DC‘s tour dates are:

May 25 – Reggio Emilia, Italy, RCF Arena
May 29 – Seville, Spain, La Cartuja Stadium
June 05 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Johan Cruyff Arena
June 09 – Munich, Germany, Olympic Stadium
June 12 – Munich, Germany, Olympic Stadium
June 16 – Dresden, Germany, Messe
June 23 – Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
June 26 – Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
June 29 – Zurich, Switzerland, Letzigrund Stadium
July 03 – London, England, Wembley Stadium
July 07 – London, England, Wembley Stadium
July 13 – Hockenheim, Germany, Ring
July 17 – Stuttgart, Germany, Wasen
July 21 – Bratislava, Slovakia, Old Airport
July 27 – Nuremberg, Germany, Zeppelinfeld
July 31 – Hannover, Germany, Messe
August 09 – Dessel, Belgium, Festivalpark Stenehei
August 13 – Paris, France, Hippodrome Paris Longchamp
August 17 – Dublin, Ireland, Croke Park