Watch Genesis Kick Off Their Reunion Tour In Birmingham Last Night!


In what was their first live show in 14 years, Genesis kicked off their “The Last Domino? tour in Birmingham last night.

Performing live from the Utilita Arena, Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford performed Genesis hits, including “Land Of Confusion” and “Mama”, “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” and “You’re No Son Of Mine”.

For the first time in 29 years, Genesis also performed “Fading Lights” in a medley which included “Afterglow” and “The Cinema Show”. The band also performed a trio of 1980s tracks “Duke’s End”, “Duke Behind The Lines” and “Turn It On Again”. 

Genesis later treated their fans to a medley of “The Carpet Crawlers”, “Dancing With The Moonlit Knight”. They also played hit “I Can’t Dance”. 

Check out this performance below.

The band also played “Invisible Touch”. Check out that performance here.

Originally due to take place over Novemeber and December 2020, after being pushed back from April, Genesis’ “The Last Domino?” tour was then scheduled for September 2021.

These shows “will be enough for me” – Phil Collins

Ahead of these shows, Genesis’ Phil Collins also said that this tour will be the final curtain call for the band.

“This English and American tour, that will be enough for me”, he said.

Collins also revealed that he is unable to play the drums due to his ongoing health battles, with his son Nick deputising.

The tour dates for the rest of the tour are as follows.

Genesis Tour SEPTEMBER 2021
20 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
21 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
22 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
24 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
25 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
27 – Leeds, First Direct Arena
28 – Leeds, First Direct Arena
30 – Newcastle, Utilita Arena

Genesis Tour OCTOBER 2021
1 – Newcastle, Utilita Arena
3 – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
4 – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
7 – Glasgow, SSE Hydro Arena
8 Glasgow – SSE Hydro Arena
11 – London, O2 Arena
12 – London, O2 Arena
13 – London, O2 Arena

15 – Chicago, United Center
18 – Washington DC, Capitol One Arena
20 – Charlotte, Spectrum Center
22 – Montreal, Centre Ball
25 – Toronto, Scotiabank Arena
27 – Buffalo, Keybank Center
29 – Detroit, Little Caesars Arena
30 – Cleveland, Rocket Mortgage Field

Genesis Tour DECEMBER 2021
2 – Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center
5 – New York, Madison Square Garden
8 – Columbus, Nationwide Arena
10 – Belmont Park, UBS Arena
13 – Pittsburgh, PPG Paints Arena