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BON JOVI OPEN AIR - BY THE NUMBERS

Published on 13th June 2011

Staggering facts of the Open Air 2011 World Tour...


125,000,000+  Number of albums Bon Jovi has sold globally

35,000,000+  Number of fans who have seen a Bon Jovi concert

3,000,000  Total projected audience during the 2010-2011 world tour

800,000 Total watts that the sound system can generate

750,000 Pixels in the large curved video screen behind the stage

170,000 Pounds of gear loaded onto the sea containers that will transport the production from North America to Europe

90,000 Kilograms of gear that will be transported in a 747 plane from select countries

21,933 Labor hours that went into the manufacturing of the stage set & video columns

11,000 Feet of video control cable linking the large video screen (3,350 meters)

9,872  Lbs that the high def, state of the art video screen weighs (4477kg)

9,200 Total amps required to execute one open air show for lights, audio, video, rigging, motion control, and robots

9,000 Feet of aluminum used to build the stage (2,750 meters)

6,000 Amps of power generated by the lights during one open air show

4,300 Sq feet that comprise the large high def video screen behind the stage (largest in the world of it’s kind and built with brand new state of  the art technology) (400 Sq meters)

4,000  Feet of video cable for the cameras on the B-stage video track (1,200 meters)

2,650+ Number of live shows Bon Jovi has performed worldwide

1,000 Total number of road cases used to transport all the equipment for the tour including lights, audio, video, stage, band instruments,  wardrobe,  etc.

1,000 Number of separate video cues that are followed to display the show on the video screens

905 Total kilowatts of power consumed during one open air show for lights, audio, video, rigging, and motion control

500 Number of cups of coffee made on tour daily

500 Miles of cable used for power, lighting, and audio equipment on tour (804 km)

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350 Number of video connections needed to make the high definition video system work

300 High end professional lights used to design the show

208  Number of separate amp channels in the sound system

165  The weight in tons of the super roof that hangs above the stage

150  The weight in tons of the giant arch that hangs above the stage

150  Number of caster wheels that support the base of the stage

150 High strength magnets that lock the stage together

150 Weight of the open air stage in tons (136,077 kg / 21,428 stones)

135+ Number of shows on the entire 2010/2011 Tour

130 Weight in tons of the Boogdak XL (large curved roof above the stage)

115 Ft wide is the distance from one end of the large open air video screen to the other side (largest of it’s kind in the world) (35 meters)

97 Number of Bon Jovi songs that the video team had to program content for in case they are played during the tour

83 Number of shows on the 2010 tour

83 Number of sellouts on the 2010 tour

80 Number of additional local crew members recruited in each city to help build and tear down the production/staging

78 Ft that the semi circle B stage extends out into the crowd (23 meters)

65+  Total open air shows on the 2010/2011 Tour

65  Number of trucks used to transport the stage, audio equipment, steel, lighting equipment, video equipment, wardrobe, offices, and rigging to each city

64 Number of inputs and outputs on the high definition video router

59 Number of touring crew members

58  Number of shows on the 2011 Tour

50  Foot is the height of large open air video screen behind the stage (largest of it’s kind in the world) (15 meters)

50+ Number of countries Bon Jovi has performed in

30+  Number of countries Bon Jovi will visit on The 2010/2011 Tour

29  Chain motors supporting the large video screens.

15 Number of individual columns that comprise the massive open air video screen

15  Number of guitars that Richie Sambora will play while on tour  1 PRS, 5 Fenders,  3 Zemaitis, 1 Telecaster, 1 double-neck Yamaha, 1 Mastercaster & 3 ESP’s

10 Number of sea containers required to ship the tour production overseas to Europe

Number of countries the new Bon Jovi Greatest Hits album debuted at #1

Number of cameras remotely controlled by camera operators to shoot the video of the show

8 Number of weeks it took to build the massive high def video screen behind the stage

7 Number of countries the new Bon Jovi Greatest Hits album has gone platinum

7 Number of Pearl Drums that Tico has in his drum set

7  Number of guitars Jon uses on tour including 3 acoustic and 4 electric guitars

Number of stages that Bon Jovi will use on the Open Air Tour
 
6 Number of months it took to design the open air stage

6 Weeks it took 6 programmers to custom build one of a kind/state of the art software used for the high def video screens

5  Total number of hours spent tuning Jon & Richie’s guitars on a show day

4  Number of drumsticks Tico Torres breaks per show

4 Number of Keyboards and pianos David Bryan has on stage

4   Number of time Billboard has ranked Bon Jovi as the # 1 hot tour of 2010

3  Number of days it takes to set up the production/staging for an outdoor open air show

Carpenters on the crew responsible for maintaining the stage

High resolution LED video screens at 24 ft high and 24 ft wide (7m x 7m)

2 Number of wardrobe changes Jon makes per show

Number of slide out bridges that connect the semi circle B stage to the main stage

2 Number of times that Bon Jovi has been named the #1 touring act in the world in the past 3 years

747 plane used to transport the equipment from certain cities

1   The rank that Billboard and Pollstar named Bon Jovi as touring act of the year in 2010

1   Number of days it takes to break down the production/staging for an outdoor show

0  Number of guitar strings that Jon and Richie break during one show
 

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