Bowie Tours and Concert Performances Ziggy Stardust 1973   1973

After a Christmas break the continuation of the UK tour began on 5th January 1973. The Ziggy Stardust World Tours revisited the USA in February and Japan for the first time in April. During 1973, David visited four countries and produced eighty-nine performances. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, 12-string acoustic guitar, Minimoog, percussion, harmonica), Mick Ronson (lead guitar, backing vocals), Trevor Bolder (bass guitar, backing vocals), Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey (drums), Mike Garson (piano, Mellotron), Brian Wilshaw (tenor saxophone, flute), Ken Fordham (tenor, baritone, alto saxophones), John Hutchinson (rhythm guitar, backing vocals) and Geoffrey Alexander MacCormack (percussion, backing vocals).

5thGreen's PlayhouseGlasgowScotland
6thEmpire TheatreEdinburghScotland
7thCity HallNewcastle Upon TyneEngland
19thRoyal BallroomTottenham, LondonEngland - Rehearsals Start*
25thRoyal BallroomTottenham, LondonEngland - Rehearsals Finish

*Brian Wilshaw (tenor saxophone, flute), Ken Fordham (saxophones) and Geoffrey MacCormack (percussion, backing vocals) were added to the backing band.

6thRCA StudiosNew York CityUnited States - Rehearsals Start
12thRCA StudiosNew York CityUnited States - Rehearsals Finish
13thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America - Rehearsal
14thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
15thRadio City Music HallNew York CityUnited States Of America
16thTower TheaterPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
17thTower TheaterPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America - Two Perfs
18thTower TheaterPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America - Two Perfs
19thTower TheaterPhiladelphiaUnited States Of America - Two Perfs
23rdWar Memorial AuditoriumNashvilleUnited States Of America
25thEllis Auditorium (North Hall)MemphisUnited States Of America - Two Perfs

1stMasonic Temple AuditoriumDetroitUnited States Of America
2ndMasonic Temple AuditoriumDetroitUnited States Of America
10thLong Beach ArenaLos AngelesUnited States Of America
12thHollywood PalladiumHollywoodUnited States Of America
?Central StudiosLondonEngland - Japanese Rehearsals

Whilst David was travelling to Japan on the SS Oronsay he gave an impromptu solo acoustic performance for the ships passengers and crew.

8thShinjuku Kosei Nenkin KaikanTokyoJapan
10thShinjuku Kosei Nenkin KaikanTokyoJapan
11thKosei Nenkin KaikanTokyoJapan
12thKokusai Tenji KaikanNagoyaJapan
14thKousei Nenkin KaikanHiroshimaJapan
16thKokusai KaikanKobeJapan
17thKousei Nenkin KaikanOsakaJapan
18thShibuya Pubic HallTokyoJapan
20thShibuya Public HallTokyoJapan

Whilst David was travelling from Yokohama (Japan) to Nakhodka (Russia) onboard the SS Felix Dzerzhinsky, the ships crew put on a cabaret event for the passengers. He played a few songs on acoustic guitar, along with Geoff MacCormack on backing vocals and bongos.

8thCentral London StudiosLondonEngland - Rehearsals Start
11thCentral London StudiosLondonEngland - Rehearsals Finish
12thEarls Court ArenaLondonEngland
16thMusic HallAberdeenScotland - Two Performances
17thCaird HallDundeeScotland
18thGreen's PlayhouseGlasgowScotland - Two Performances
19thEmpire TheatreEdinburghScotland
21stTheatre RoyalNorwichEngland - .Two Performances
22ndOdeon TheatreRomfordEngland
23rdThe DomeBrightonEngland - Two Performances
24thOdeon TheatreLewishamEngland
25thWinter GardensBournemouthEngland - Two Performances
27thCivic HallGuildfordEngland - Two Performances
28thCivic HallWolverhamptonEngland
29thVictoria HallHanley, Stoke-on-TrentEngland
30thEarl's Court ArenaLondonEngland - Cancelled
30thNew TheatreOxfordEngland
31stKing George's HallBlackburnEngland

1stSt. George's HallBradfordEngland
2ndLeeds UniversityLeedsEngland - Cancelled
3rdNew TheatreCoventryEngland
4thGaumont TheatreWorcesterEngland
6thCity (Oval) HallSheffieldEngland - Two Performances
7thFree Trade HallManchesterEngland - Two Performances
8thCity HallNewcastle Upon Tyne..England - Two Performances
10thEmpire TheatreLiverpoolEngland - Two Performances
11thDe Montfort HallLeicesterEngland
12thCentral HallChathamEngland - Two Performances
13thGaumont State TheatreKilburnEngland
14thCity HallSalisburyEngland
15thOdeonTauntonEngland - Two Performances
16thTown HallTorquayEngland - Two Performances
18thColston HallBristolEngland - Two Performances
19thGuildhallPortsmouthEngland - Cancelled
21stTown HallBirminghamEngland - Two Performances
22ndTown HallBirminghamEngland - Two Performances
23rdGliderdromeBostonEngland - .Cancelled
24thFairfield HallsCroydonEngland - Two Performances
25thNew TheatreOxfordEngland - Two Performances
26thNew TheatreOxfordEngland
27thTop Rank SuiteDoncasterEngland
28thSpa Royal HallBridlingtonEngland
29thRolarenaBurley, LeedsEngland - Two Performances
30thCity HallNewcastle Upon TyneEngland - Two Performances

2ndHammersmith OdeonLondonEngland
3rdHammersmith OdeonLondonEngland

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
Other Mini Tours and Concert Performances

1972 Ziggy Stardust Tours Top 1974 Diamond Dogs and Philly Dogs Tour
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