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The Amor Prohibido Tour was the final concert tour by popular Latin-American singer, Selena, before she was shot and killed on March 31, 1995. After her "Amor Prohibido" tour she would be getting ready for her "Crossover"-tour that would be from late April 1995- until June 1996 in The U.S, then around the U.S. in July 1996.

About the tourEdit

The Amor Prohibido Tour was the final concert tour for Selena and her band "Los Dinos". The tour was the most successful tour by a Latin artist and performing more places than ever before. The tour was expected to last into mid 1996. Selena was scheduled for a mega televised concert on April 1, 1995 in Los Angeles, California Sports Arena. After the tour had finished, Selena had planned on releasing her crossover English language album Dreaming of You and going on tour to promote her English language album, with many songs on the tour from her previous albums. Selena also stated that while touring for the English album, she would also be in the studio recording her next upcoming Spanish language album.[1]

Set listEdit

  1. "Amor Prohibido"
  2. "Baila Esta Cumbia"
  3. "Tus Desprecios"
  4. "Cobarde"
  5. "Techno Cumbia"
  6. "La Carcacha"
  7. "No Me Queda Mas"
  8. "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom"
  9. "Si Una Vez"
  10. "El Chico Del Apartamento 512"
  11. "Fotos Y Recuerdos"
  12. "Ya Ves"
  13. "Como La Flor"

The setlist for the tour was changed various times, but always began with "Amor Prohibido" and ended with "Como La Flor". The Disco Medley including "I Will Survive", "Funky Town", "The Hustle", "Last Dance", and "On The Radio" was only performed at the Houston Astrodome concert on February 26, 1995. The "Disco Medley" was supposed to be included on the future dates for the tour. The tour also included many songs that were requested by fans, such as “¿Qué Creias?”, "No Debes Jugar", "La Llamada", "Ven Conmigo", "Si La Quieres", and "Missing My Baby". Selena was noted to perform "Ya No" on selected dates, which is the only song from "Amor Prohibido" album not included in the main setlist.

As an example of how the setlist changed from city to city, below is the setlist Selena performed at her December 3, 1994 concert in San Antonio, Texas which also featured her 2nd fashion show displaying designs from her boutique Selena, Etc. She also came out on stage and performed the hit "Dondequiera Que Estes" with the Barrio Boyz as they opened the show along with Culturas.

  1. "Dondequiera Que Estes(w/Barrio Boyz)"
  2. "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom"
  3. "Cobarde"
  4. "Amor Prohibido/Baila Esta Cumbia"
  5. "Cobarde"
  6. "Ven Conmigo/Ya Ves"
  7. "La Llamada/Si Una Ves"
  8. "No Me Queda Mas"
  9. "El Chico Del Apartamento 512"
  10. "Cerca De Ti (performed by Fredy Correa)"
  11. "Como La Flor/Fotos Y Recuerdos"
  12. "Tus Desprecios/Si La Quieres"
  13. "Techno Cumbia/La Carcacha"
  14. "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (w/Stephanie Lynn)"

When Selena performed at the Houston Astrodome on February 26, 1995, she drew the largest crowd in history of the Astrodome. The concert drew in a total of over 61,000 fans. Many of which have said it was Selena's best performance. The concert was noted as Selena's last performance, but it was really Selena's last televised concert. Selena's last performance was on March 19, 1995, which took place in Bryan, Texas. The set list for that performance only included six songs: "Amor Prohibido", "Baila Esta Cumbia", "Fotos Y Recuerdos", "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom", "No Me Queda Mas", and "Como La Flor". After the performance, Selena took a small break from the tour to record more of her English album. She was scheduled to perform at the Los Angeles sports coliseum, California, on April 1, 1995, but was murdered the day before.[2]

Concert DatesEdit

Date City Country Venue Photos
Tour Dates
January 10, 1994 Denver Colorado United States Unknown
1994 Stockton United States Unknown
1994 Matamoros Mexico Unknown
1994 Texas United States EMI Latin Fest
1994 San Juan Puerto Rico Unknown
1994 Odessa United States Unknown
1994 Lubbock United States Unknown
1994 Clovis United States Unknown
1994 Houston United States EMI Latin Showcase at Club Nocturno
February 3, 1994 Austin United States Escape Club
February 27, 1994 Houston United States Houston Astrodome
February 1994 San Antonio United States TMA Fan Fair
March 1994 San Antonio United States Randy's Nightclub
March 1994 Miami United States Noche De Carnaval
March 1994 Nuevo Leon Mexico Far West Rodeo
April 2, 1994 San Antonio United States Texas Live Music Festival at Hemisphere's Plaza
April 1994 Poteet United States Poteet Strawberry Festival
May 7, 1994 Houston United States Guadalupe Park (Cinco De Mayo Celebration)
June 17, 1994 Corpus Christi United States Texas T Night Club
July 31, 1994 Houston United States AstroWorld's Southern Star Amphitheater
July 12, 1994 Corpus Christi United States Bayfront Plaza Auditorium (The Johnny Canales Show)
July 29, 1994 Beeville United States El Dorado
August 1994 Acapulco Mexico Acapulco Fest
August 6, 1994 El Paso United States El Paso County Coliseum
August 1994 Houston United States Guadalupe Plaza (3rd Annual Tejano Super Fest)
August 25, 1994 Los Angeles United States Universal Amphitheatre
September 1994 Pueblo Colorado United States Colorado State Fair
September 4, 1994 Corpus Christi United States Bayfront Convention Center
September 16, 1994 New York United States Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
October 8, 1994 Corpus Christi United States Bayfront Convention Center (Fashion Show)
October 12, 1994 Monterrey Mexico Teatro Del Pueblo (Feria De Monterrey)
October 14, 1994 Monterrey Mexico Siempre En Domingo
October 23, 1994 Dallas United States Texas State Fair
November 1994 Texas United States International Ballroom
December 1994 San Benito United States The New Road House
December 3, 1994 San Antonio United States Hemisphere Arena (Fashion Show & Concert)
December 31, 1994 Houston United States George R. Brown Convention Center
January 25, 1995 San Antonio United States Hard Rock Cafe (Grand Opening)
February 3, 1995 McAllen United States Villa Real Convention Center
February 17, 1995 Austin United States Escape Club
February 26, 1995 Houston United States Houston Astrodome
March 9, 1995 Miami United States Noche De Carnaval
March 11, 1995 Chicago United States International Amphitheater
March 15, 1995 Houston United States El Dorado Ranch Nightclub
March 18, 1995 San Antonio United States Alamo dome
March 19, 1995 Texas United States

March 1995 Maryland @ The Equestrian Center In Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 was another scheduled concert. I should know, My name is Jeannie Hoffman and I reside in Ridge, Md and I was an Usher/Staff member scheduled to work that concert. Until we got the notice Of Selena's untimely and broken hearted death. We will miss her very much. My young daughters love her music and can't get enough. And I never will either. Our hearts will always go out to her family members. We love you too and you are in our prayer until the end of time. 8/2011.

PersonnelEdit

External linksEdit

3. http://articles.latimes.com/1994-08-21/entertainment/ca-29587_1_hollywood-beckons

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