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On the Loose Tour was the third tour by American singer-songwriter Sheryl O'Sullivan. It supported her fifth studio album On the Loose (2015). Unlike her previous tour, the tour was presented by Live Nation. A promotional poster of the tour was released on October 16, 2015 with dates for Oceania, Africa, Asia, Europe and North American concerts dates. By the great demand and the dates of the tour being sold out in few minutes, prompted supporters to add more dates. The tour broke attendance records in many cities, incluiding in In Tokyo, Japan, in two concerts dates, O'Sullivan perfomed a record-breaking crowd 388,586, which grossed $41.7 million, and London, where first 158,000 tickets have sold out in less than two minutes. At 2016 Guinness Book of World Records for selling 3.8 million tickets in a single day.

The tour's production was designed by architect Mark Fisher and stage and lighting designer Peter Morse, while the show was directed by Paul Monte (famously known for his work with Whitney Houston). The tour had a 360 degrees configuration in circle format, having also a custom helicopter made especially so that she could introduce and leave the stage, being set up so that it was more in the center of the stadium field than usual. The tour had 122 production teams, about fifteen dancers and a total of twenty musicians. The tour began on March 30, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia at Adelaide Oval, and ended on October 12, that same year in San Diego , California at SDCCU Stadium. After her premiere performance, the tour received generally positive reviews from critics. Some described it as most entertaining show and praised her stage presence. Billboard entertainment magazine called it one of the best tours of the last ten years, while Entertainment Weekly published an article about the tour, where she praised the O'Sullivan's vocal evolution and her performance on stage.

It was the highest-grossing tour of 2016, according to Pollstar's annual year end tour chart, and the 12th highest-grossing concert tour of all-time, grossing $377,657,597 from 76 shows with an audience of 4,545,885 fans. The tour become the second highest-grossing tour by a female artist, and the 9th highest-grossing tour of all time. The tour was documented with intersperses of backstage footage, under the name On the Loose: The Tour was released on November 24, 2016.

Set list Edit

  1. "What Ya Waiting For?"
  2. "On the Loose
  3. "Surrender"
  4. "Get Out of My Mind
  5. "Love Island"  
  6. "Megaphone"  
  7. "Hush"
  8. "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)"
  9. "Heal the Heartbreaker
  10. "Starlight
  11. "Pocketful of Love"
  12. "Soldier Boy"
  13. "Odds Are Against Us"
  14. "Get On My Feet"
  15. "Nobody Compares"
  16. "All My Love"
  17. "Powerless
  18. "Goodbye's (The Saddest Word)"  
  19. "Petals on the Wind
  20. "Fallin'"  

Tour dates Edit

Date City Country Venue Attendance Gross revenue
Oceania
March 30, 2016 Adelaide Australia Adelaide Oval 53,072 / 53,072 $5,731,875
April 1, 2016 Melbourne Melbourne Cricket Ground 100,016 / 100,016 $10,801,982
April 4, 2016 Brisbane Lang Park 52,340 / 52,340 $5,548,298
April 7, 2016 Sydney ANZ Stadium 149,096 / 149,096 $15,804,654
April 8, 2016
April 11, 2016 Auckland New Zealand Mount Smart Stadium 86,654 / 86,654 $8,578,098
April 12, 2016
April 15, 2016 Wellington Westpac Stadium 34,252 / 34,252 $3,042,943
Africa
April 20, 2016 Cape Town South Africa Cape Town Stadium 54,722 / 54,722 $2,599,874
April 24, 2016 Johannesburg FNB Stadium 147,874 / 147,874 $7,024,853
April 25, 2016
Asia
May 1, 2016 Osaka Tokyo Osaka Dome 100,545 / 100,545 $11,059,095
May 2, 2016
May 5, 2016 Tokyo Tokyo Racecourse 388,586 / 388,586 $41,741,543
May 6, 2016
May 8, 2016 Yokohama Nissan Stadium 72,093 / 72,093 $8,795,903
May 11, 2016 Ciudad de Victoria Philippines Philippine Arena 54,412 / 54,412 $7,073,908
Europe
June 4, 2016 London England Wembley Stadium 237,009 / 237,009 $18,012,543
June 5, 2016
June 6, 2016
June 9, 2016 Sunderland Stadium of Light 51,096 / 51,096 $3,883,432
June 14, 2016 Manchester Etihad Stadium 117,764 / 117,764 $8,949,543
June 15, 2016
June 18, 2016 Dublin Ireland Croke Park 78,893 / 78,893 $5,995,984
June 22, 2016 Liverpool England Goodison Park 32,454 / 32,454 $2,466,323
June 25, 2015 Rome Italy Stadio Olimpico 120,472 / 120,472 $9,059,764
June 26, 2016
June 28, 2016 Saint-Denis France Stade de France 155,456 / 155,456 $11,818,765
June 29, 2016
July 3, 2016 Dortmund Germany Signal Iduna Park 151,709 / 151,709 $12,117,765
July 4, 2016
July 7, 2016 Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena 60,054 / 60,054 $4,564,104
July 10, 2016 Amsterdam Netherlands Amsterdam Arena 106,764 / 106,764 $8,144,943
July 11, 2016
July 14, 2016 Vienna Austria Ernst Happel Stadion 43,456 / 43,456 $3,259,543
July 17, 2016 Zürich Switzerland Letzigrund 90,026 / 90,026 $6,841,653
July 18, 2016
July 22, 2016 Madrid Spain Santiago Bernabéu 154,809 / 154,809 $11,763,709
July 23, 2016
North America
August 10, 2016 Orchard Park United States New Era Field 154,097 / 154,097 $11,865,875
August 11, 2016
August 12, 2016
August 15, 2016 Nashville Nissan Stadium 58,725 / 58,725 $4,521,532
August 18, 2016 Tampa Raymond James Stadium 114,789 / 114,789 $8,322,543
August 19, 2016
August 21, 2016 Orlando Camping World Stadium 57,351 / 57,351 $4,416,764
August 23, 2016 Atlanta Georgia Dome 61,097 / 61,097 $4,704,654
August 23, 2016 New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome 59,531 / 59,531 $4,583,897
August 26, 2016 Arlington AT&T Stadium 122,653 / 122,653 $9,444,281
August 27, 2016
August 30, 2016 Toronto Canada Rogers Centre 140,034 / 140,034 $11,062,973
August 31, 2016
September 1, 2016
September 4, 2016 Winnipeg Canad Inns Stadium 40,653 / 40,653 $3,130,874
September 6, 2016 Edmonton Commonwealth Stadium 54,709 / 54,709 $4,267,875
September 10, 2016 Vancouver BC Place 108,092 / 108,092 $8,323,543
September 11, 2016
September 14, 2016 Anaheim United States Angel Stadium of Anaheim 103,789 / 103,789 $8,009,654
September 15, 2016
September 18, 2016 Oakland O.co Coliseum 60,096 / 60,096 $4,627,096
September 20, 2016 Seattle Qwest Field 110,439 / 110,439 $8,614,765
September 21, 2016
September 24, 2016 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field 131,095 / 131,095 $10,356,096
September 25, 2016
September 28, 2016 St. Louis Busch Stadium 100,986 / 100,986 $7,769,876
September 29, 2016
October 3, 2016 Denver O.co Coliseum 117,875 / 117,875 $9,026,764
October 4, 2016
October 7, 2016 Glendale University of Phoenix Stadium 120,036 / 120,036 $9,027,764
October 8, 2016
October 11, 2016 San Diego SDCCU Stadium 136,214 / 136,214 $10,896,675
October 12, 2016
TOTAL 4,545,885 / 4,545,885 $377,655,598