Bowie Tours and Concert Performances

Rehearsals, New York   1974
  THE YEAR OF THE DIAMOND DOGS TOUR

The first leg of 'The Year Of The Diamond Dogs' Tour began on the 14th June 1974. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals), Mike Garson (piano, Mellotron), Earl Slick (lead guitar), Herbie Flowers (bass guitar), Tony Newman (drums), Pablo Rosario (percussion), David Sanborn (alto sax, flute), Richard Grando (baritone sax, flute), Michael Kamen (electric piano, Moog, oboe), Geoffrey MacCormack (aka Warren Peace) and Gui Andrisano (vocal backing/dogs).


APRIL
6-11th?SS FranceAtlantic OceanUnited States - Impromptu Set
?RCA Studio ComplexNew York CityUnited States - Rehearsals

MAY
1st -RCA Studio ComplexNew York CityUnited States - Rehearsals
31stRCA Studio ComplexNew York CityUnited States - Rehearsals

JUNE
8thCapitol TheatrePort Chester, NYUnited States Of America - Rehearsals
9thCapitol TheatrePort Chester, NYUnited States Of America - Rehearsals
10thCapitol TheatrePort Chester, NYUnited States Of America - Rehearsals
14thForumMontrealCanada
15thCivic CentreOttawaCanada
16thO'Keefe CentreTorontoCanada - Two Shows
17thWar Memorial AuditoriumRochesterUnited States Of America
18thPublic AuditoriumClevelandUnited States Of America
19thPublic AuditoriumClevelandUnited States Of America
20thSports ArenaToledoUnited States Of America
22ndFord AuditoriumDetroitUnited States Of America - Relocated to Cobo
23rdCobo ArenaDetroitUnited States Of America
24thHara ArenaDaytonUnited States Of America
25thCincinnati GardensCincinnatiUnited States Of America - Cancelled/Relocated
25thCivic TheatreAkronUnited States Of America
26thSyria MosquePittsburghUnited States Of America
27thSyria MosquePittsburghUnited States Of America
28thCivic CenterCharleston, WVUnited States Of America
29thMunicipal AuditoriumNashvilleUnited States Of America
30thMid-South ColiseumMemphisUnited States Of America

JULY
1stFox TheatreAtlantaUnited States Of America
2ndCurtis Hixon HallTampaUnited States Of America
3rdAuditoriumWest Palm BeachUnited States Of America - Relocated
3rdSeminole Jai-Alai FrontonCasselberry, OrlandoUnited States Of America
5thPark Center ColiseumCharlotte, NCUnited States Of America
6thGreensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NCUnited States Of America
7thScope Convention CenterNorfolkUnited States Of America
8thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
9thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
10thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
11thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
12thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
13thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States - Matinee Cancelled
13thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
14thVeterans Memorial ColiseumNew HavenUnited States Of America
15thPalace TheatreWaterburyUnited States Of America
16thMusic HallBostonUnited States Of America
17thColiseumCape Cod, South YarmouthUnited States Of America - Cancelled
19thMadison Square GardenNew York CityUnited States Of America
20thMadison Square GardenNew York CityUnited States Of America

The band was slightly re-arranged for September. David Bowie (vocals), Mike Garson (piano, Mellotron), Carlos Alomar (guitar), Earl Slick (lead guitar), Doug Rauch (bass guitar), Greg Errico (drums), Pablo Rosario (percussion), David Sanborn (alto sax, flute), Richard Grando (baritone sax, flute), Michael Kamen (electric piano, Moog, oboe), Geoffrey MacCormack (aka Warren Peace), Ava Cherry, Gui Andrisano, Robin Clark, Anthony Hinton, Diane Sumler and Luther Vandross (vocal backings).

SEPTEMBER
2ndUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
3rdUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
4thUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
5thUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
6thUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
7thUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
8thUniversal AmphitheatreLos AngelesUnited States Of America
11thSports ArenaSan DiegoUnited States Of America
13thConvention CenterTucsonUnited States Of America
14thArizona ColiseumPhoenixUnited States Of America
16thAnaheim Convention CenterLos AngelesUnited States Of America
?? StudiosLos AngelesUnited States - Rehearsals*

According to Tony Zanetta (MainMan) a total of seven shows were cancelled between 16th September & 5th October - there is some confusion over which dates were postponed.

*There was a two week rehearsal in a Los Angeles studio before resuming the tour.


Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia

THE SOUL/PHILLY DOGS TOUR

The 2nd Leg of The Diamond Dogs Tour which became known as The 'Philly' Dogs Tour restarted on the 5th October 1974. The re-arranged line-up now named David Bowie and The Mike Garson Band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, 12-string acoustic guitar, harmonica), Mike Garson (piano, Mellotron), Carlos Alomar (guitar), Earl Slick (lead guitar), Emir Ksasan (bass), Dennis Davis (drums), Pablo Rosario (percussion), David Sanborn (alto sax, flute), Richard Grando (baritone sax, flute), Michael Kamen (electric piano, Moog, oboe), Geoffrey MacCormack (aka Warren Peace), Ava Cherry, Robin Clark, Jean Fineberg, Anthony Hinton, Diane Sumler and Luther Vandross (vocal backings).


OCTOBER
5thSt. Paul Civic CenterMinneapolisUnited States Of America
6thSt. Paul Civic CenterMinneapolisUnited States - Cancelled
8thIndiana Convention CenterIndianapolisUnited States Of America
11thDane County Memorial ColiseumMadisonUnited States Of America
13thMecca ArenaMilwaukeeUnited States Of America
15thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
16thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
17thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
18thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
19thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
20thMichigan PalaceDetroitUnited States Of America
22ndArie Crown TheaterChicagoUnited States Of America
23rdArie Crown TheaterChicagoUnited States Of America
28thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
29thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
30thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
31stRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America

NOVEMBER
1stRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
2ndRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
3rdRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
6thPublic AuditoriumClevelandUnited States Of America
8thMemorial AuditoriumBuffaloUnited States Of America
11thCapital CentreLandover, MarylandUnited States Of America
14thMusic HallBostonUnited States Of America
15thMusic HallBostonUnited States Of America
16thMusic HallBostonUnited States Of America
18thSpectrum ArenaPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
19thCivic ArenaPittsburghUnited States Of America
25thSpectrum ArenaPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
28thMid-South ColiseumMemphisUnited States Of America
30thMunicipal AuditoriumNashvilleUnited States Of America

DECEMBER
1stThe OmniAtlantaUnited States Of America
2ndUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosaUnited States - Cancelled


Concert Performances 1958 to 1969 | Concert Performances 1970 to 1971
1972 Ziggy Stardust Tours | 1973 Ziggy Stardust Tours
1974 Diamond Dogs & Philly Dogs Tour | 1976 On Stage! World Tour | 1977 The Idiot Tour
1978 World Tour | 1983 Serious Moonlight Tour | 1987 The Glass Spider Tour
1989 Tin Machine Tour | 1990 Sound + Vision Tour | 1991-1992 Tin Machine "It's My Life" Tour
1995-1996 Outside Tour and Festivals | 1997 Earthling Tour and Festivals
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Created: July 1997 © Paul Kinder Last Updated: 27/10/15