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USA 2002, part 2

Roger Glover - Ian Paice - Ian Gillan - Don Airey - Steve Morse

Deep Purple have finished the second half of their 2002 summer trek of the USA. View the first half of the tour.

Deep Purple were supported by Dio and shared headlining duties with The Scorpions. The two headliners played sets of equal length, with The Scorpions closing the shows indicated by an 'S' below.

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See photos from the tour. Thanks to Nick Soveiko for this photo from Pittsburgh 2002. If you want your concert photos on The Highway Star, please send them to Svante Pettersson.

Rasmus Heide, reviews editor

* include setlists - possibly unconfirmed.

This page last updated: August 20, 2002 (54 review & new photos)

USA 2002, part 2   part 1

July 10, 2002 - S
Tower City Amphitheatre, Cleveland, OH, USA

Larry Martas*
Michael Ruff

Tom Halton

July 12, 2002
Tweeter Center, Tinley Park, IL, USA

Bob Repple
John Tasso
Randy Engman*

Ray J Marschke
Debbie Halton

July 13, 2002 - S
Moondance Jam, Walker, MN, USA

Francis Beringer
Dave Smith

Sean McCrystal

July 14, 2002
Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Terry Anschutz II
Ray J Marschke
George Santana

John Slywka

July 16, 2002 - S
Mark Of The Quad Cities, Moline, IL, USA

Chris LaGrow
Keith Krafft

Travis S.

July 18, 2002
Chippewa Valley Rock Fest, Cadott, WI, USA

Nicolas Venjean*


July 19, 2002 - S
Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Troy D. Wickman

Don Branham*

July 20, 2002
UMB Bank Pavilion, Maryland Heights, MO, USA

Paulo Costa

Rick Groves

July 22, 2002 - S
World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Jesse Schreck

Suzi Schaefers

July 23, 2002
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO, USA

Ian Linn*

Suzi Schaefers

July 25, 2002 - S
Tweeter Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Brad Barber
Michael Nakoryakov

The Salt Lake Tribune

July 26, 2002
Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Nampa, ID, USA

Tom Havey

Dewayne Bowlin

July 28, 2002 - S
Chronicle Pavilion @ Concord, Concord, CA, USA

Mahesh Srinivas*
Paul A. Pedroli*
Tawny Lohr

Victor Martinez
Greg Patchick
Michael Friedman*

July 30, 2002
Reno Hilton Amphitheatre, Reno, NV, USA
w/Joe Satriani
see photos

James Strange*
Andy Crow

Rolando Procupez
Michael Friedman

July 31, 2002 - S
Konocti Harbor Resort Amphitheatre, Kelseyville, CA, USA

Victor Martinez

Rich & Lucy Franz

August 2, 2002
Coors Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA, USA

Paul Harris

Krista Clemen

August 3, 2002 - S
G.H. Blockbuster Pavilion, Devore, CA, USA

Mark Bustamante
Dave Linck

Bill McCue

August 4, 2002 - S
Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA

David K. Tedds*
Bob Dumas*


USA 2002, part 1