Here’s AC/DC’s setlist from their POWER UP European tour

AC/DC kicked off their long-awaited POWER UP European tour at Gelsenkirchen’s Veltins Arena, with an almost identical setlist to last year’s Power Trip mega-show.

Here’s AC/DC’s setlist from their POWER UP European tour
Emily Carter
Josh Cheuse

After making their return to the stage at last year’s Power Trip festival, AC/DC kicked off their POWER UP European tour in Germany on Friday night (May 17) – and delivered a very similar setlist to their 2023 mega-show.

The band – currently comprised on the live front by vocalist Brian Johnson, guitarists Angus and Stevie Young, bassist Chris Chaney and drummer Matt Laug – hit Gelsenkirchen’s Veltins Arena with a set that very much mirrored their winner of a gig in Indio last October.

They opened with If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It) straight into Back In Black, before giving European audiences their first taste of POWER UP material in the form of Demon Fire. Of course, endless rock classics followed for the remaining 21 songs – from Thunderstruck to You Shook Me All Night Long to an encore of T.N.T. and For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).

“Thank you for being part of the first show of the POWER UP TOUR in Gelsenkirchen last night,” the band posted afterwards. “We salute you.”

Gelsenkirchen will get a second dose of AC/DC goodness tomorrow (May 21), before the band head to Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, back again to Germany, and then on to Austria, Switzerland, England, Germany again, Slovakia, Germany once more, Belgium, France and Ireland. The tour runs all the way through to August 17.

Via, check out everything they played:

1. If You Want Blood (You've Got It)
2. Back In Black
3. Demon Fire
4. Shot Down In Flames
5. Thunderstruck
6. Have A Drink On Me
7. Hells Bells
8. Shot In The Dark
9. 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)

Catch AC/DC and The Pretty Reckless live at the following:


21 Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Veltins Arena
25 Reggio Emilia, Italy, RCF Arena
29 Seville, Spain, La Cartuja Stadium


1 Seville, Spain, La Cartuja Stadium
5 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Johan Cruyff Arena
9 Munich, Germany, Olympic Stadium
12 Munich, Germany, Olympic Stadium
16 Dresden, Germany, Rinne
19 Dresden, Germany, Rinne
23 Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
26 Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
29 Zurich, Switzerland, Letzigrund Stadium


3 London, England, Wembley Stadium
7 London, England, Wembley Stadium
13 Hockenheim, Germany, Ring
17 Stuttgart, Germany, Wasen
21 Bratislava, Slovakia, Old Airport
27 Nuremberg, Germany, Zeppelinfeld
31 Hannover, Germany, Messe


4 Hannover, Germany, Messe
9 Dessel, Belgium, Festivalpark Stenehei
13 Paris, France, Hippodrome Paris Longchamp
17 Dublin, Ireland, Croke Park

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