The Ziggy Stardust Tour was a concert tour (182 Shows ) in United Kingdom, North America, and Japan in 1972–73, to promote the studio albums The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and – the Spiders from Mars and Aladdin Sane
David Bowie 1972-03-11 Southampton Guild hall (24bit GX-75 possibly fake) (RAW) – SQ 5,5
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytecnic – Kingston Polytechnic 6th May 1972 –(lo-gen cassette) – SQ 7
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnic – Live At Kingston Polytechnic (2) – (Diedrich) – SQ 7,5.
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnic – Live 1972 – (Jacks Master tape) – SQ 7,5
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnic – Kingston Polytechnic – SQ 8
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnic – Ziggy At Kingston – SQ 6,5
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kinston Polytechnic – Kings Cross Cinema – SQ 6
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnics – Live At The Kingston Polytechnics – SQ -8
David Bowie 1972-05-06 London ,Kingston Polytechnic – Kingston 1972 – (Wardour 260) – SQ -8.
David Bowie 1973-06-29 Leeds ,Kirkstall Rolarena – Busting Up My Brains – SQ 3
David Bowie 1973-07-02 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – The Night Before – SQ 6+.
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – His Masters Voice – (vinyl ) – SQ -9
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – His Masters Voice – (CD) – SQ -9
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon ,Complete soundboard of the famous last Ziggy concert – SQ 9
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon (SBD) – Last Show We’ll Ever Do – SQ 9
David Bowie 1973 07 03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – Live in London 1973 – (SBD) – SQ 8,5.
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – My Death – (SBD) – SQ 9
David Bowie 1973 07 03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – The Fall Of Ziggy – SQ 8,5
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – The Last Time – SQ 8,5
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London , Hamersmith Odeon – The Last Time I Saw Ziggy…. (Vinyl) – SQ 8,5
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – The Last Show We’ll Ever Do – (Empress Valley) – SQ 9.
David Bowie 1973-07-03 London ,Hammersmith Odeon – London Bye Ta-Ta – (JimmyShelter) – SQ 9.
THE ZIGGY STARDUST TOUR
In February Bowie started out on an extensive tour of the UK. He played in tiny halls at first,mainly colleges,but his audience grew at a dazzling rate thanks to the Ziggy Stardust character he produced. He had declared himself bisexual,which had increased interest in Ziggy still further,along with some more of his eccentric utterances. Ziggy,with orange hair,make-up,dressed in tight jumpsuits,radiating sexuality,presented a sensational act with some 10 costume changes which attracted ever growing numbers of – especially British – youngsters , When the Ziggy Stardust album came out in June that meant Bowie’s great break-through. The audience and the media agreed that a rare talent was born. Mean while the UK tour proceeded,and since the colleges and universities had become too small,a series of larger halls were booked from May onward. Most of those concerts were booked not more than one third,but those who did come to the concerts out of interest were bound to become constant fans.Bowie proved his immense powers as a performer. In June and Juny the bigger halls started to fill up as well, and by August , September the Ziggy-mania had taken on such proportions that the demand amply outran the supply. Ziggy grew and grew and grew,as well as the number of Ziggy-clones who went about dressing extravagantly,with make-up and all that. Apart from all the rest there was also this mysterious atmosphere maintained with respect to Ziggy that contributed to his success. “Is he from Mars?”,”What is this red-haired creature?”; such were the queslions asked,and when a reporter wanted to interview him to get the answers to those questions he would be refused admittance. Two body-guards by his side kept Ziggy unapproachable,which enchanced the mystery,and the interest still further.
Ziggy was accompanied by the spiders from Mars
After his long and successful tour of the UK Bowie crossed the ocean on the Queen Elisabeth II for his first tour of the USA. Mike Garson,piano,had been added to the Spiders,and the group Fumble had been hired for the support acts. The original idea was for the theatrical show performed by Bowie in the Rainbow Theatre to be maintained throughout the tour,but this was made impossible by the excessive cost. Anyway,the tour was an overwhelming success; sellout concert almost everywhere; 17 additional concerts were inserted.Bowie got a chance to take a good look at America,and from what he experienced during this tour he drew the inspiration for the songs which were later to appear on the Aladdin Sane album.
THE ALADDIN SANE TOUR
After the successful first tour of the USA and a short tour of the UK,Bowie started out in February on his 2nd US tour. During the first tour Bowie had taken a look at the inside of the New York luxury theatre Radio City Music Hall, and had declared “One day I’ll be playing here” – that wish came true on 14 February,when in New York City the tour began wjth one of the most spectacular of all Ziggy shows. The band had been enlarged with,among others,guitarists,so that Bowie need not play so much himself,but could con centrate on the singing.
THE 1973 UK TOUR
On 12th May 1973, after having swept through Japan wi th nine concerts and left it completely bedazzled,Bowie started off on a long tour of no less than sixty concerts through the UK. In Japan Bowie had met with the fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto again,who designed a completely new stage outfit for him consisting of nine beautiful costumes which he amply used during the present tour.All the shows,from the disastrous first to the drama-stricken last,were sold out way in advance.
Bowie during the Ziggy Stardust Tour. Tour by David Bowie Start date 29 January 1972 End date 3 July 1973 Legs 6 Shows 182
David Bowie – vocals, guitar, harmonica Mick Ronson – guitar, vocals Trevor Bolder – bass Mick “Woody” Woodmansey – drums Matthew Fisher – piano (20/04/72 – 27/05/72) Robin Lumley – piano (2/06/72 – 15/07/72) Nicky Graham – piano (1/08/72 – 7/09/72) Mike Garson – piano, mellotron, organ (22/09/72 – end of tour) John Hutchinson – rhythm guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar (8/04/73 – 20/04/73) Aynsley Dunbar – additional drums (8/04/73 – 20/04/73) Geoffrey A. MacCormack – backing vocals, percussion (19/01/73 – end of tour) Ken Fordham – saxophone (19/01/73 – end of tour) Brian Wilshaw – saxophone, flute (19/01/73 – end of tour)
Songs performed were (Total 43 songs) : Aladdin Sane / All The Young Dudes (Mott The Hoople song) / Amsterdam (Jacques Brel song) / Andy Warhol / Changes / Cracked Actor / Drive-In Saturday / Five Years / Hang On To Yourself / I Can’t Explain (The Who song) / I Feel Free (Cream song) / John, I’m Only Dancing / Lady Stardust / Let’s Spend The Night Together (The Rolling Stones song) / Life On Mars? / Love Me Do (The Beatles song) / Memory Of A Free Festival / Moonage Daydream / My Death (Jacques Brel song) / Oh! You Pretty Things / Panic In Detroit / Queen Bitch / Quicksand / Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide / Round And Round (Chuck Berry song) / Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Judy Garland song) / Song For Bob Dylan / Soul Love / Space Oddity / Starman / Suffragette City / Sweet Jane (The Velvet Underground song) / The Jean Genie / The Prettiest Star / The Supermen / The Width Of A Circle / This Boy (The Beatles song) / Time / Waiting for the Man (The Velvet Underground and Nico song) / Watch That Man / White Light White Heat (The Velvet Underground song) / Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud / Ziggy Stardust
UK Leg of the Tour 1972/01 19th London, Royal Ballroom (Rehearsals) – UK 29th Aylesbury, Friars Club, Borough Assembly Hall (Warm Up Show) – UK
1972/02 3rd Coventry, Lancaster Arts Festival (Cancelled) – UK 10th London, Tolworth, Fox At The Toby Jug – UK 11th High Wycomb, High Wycomb Town Hall – UK 12th London, Imperial College, Great Hall – UK 23rd Chichester, Chichester College – UK 24th Wallington, Public Hall – UK 25th Eltham, South London, Avery Hill College – UK 26th Sutton Coldfield, Belfray Hotel – UK 28th Glasgow, Glasgow City Hall – Scotland 29th Sunderland, Locarno Hall – UK
1972/03 1st Bristol, Bristol University – UK 4th Portsmouth, Guild Hall – UK 7th Yeovil, Yeovil College – UK 11th Southampton, Guild Hall – UK 14th Bournemouth, Chelsea Village – UK 17th Birmingham, Birmingham Town Hall (Cancelled) – UK
1972/04 17th Birmingham, Town Hall – UK 20th Harlow, The Playhouse – UK 21st Manchester, Free Trade Hall – UK 29th High Wycomb, High Wycomb Town Hall (Cancelled) – UK 30th Plymouth, The Guild Hall – UK
1972/05 6th London, Kingston Polytechnic – UK 7th Hemel Hempstead, Pavilion – UK 11th Worthing, Assembly Hall – UK 12th London, Central Polytechnic – UK 13th Slough, Technical College – UK 19th Oxford, Oxford Polytechnic – UK 20th Oxford, Oxford Polytechnic – UK 25th Bournemouth, Chelsea Village – UK 27th Epsom, Ebbeisham Hall – UK
1972/06 2nd Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK 3rd Liverpool, Stadium – UK 4th Preston, Public Hall – UK 6th Bradford, St George’s Hall – UK 7th Sheffield, Sheffield City Hall – UK 8th Middlesborough, Middlesborough Town Hall – UK 10th Leicester, Leicester Polytechnic – UK 13th Bristol, Colston Hall – UK 17th Oxford, Oxford Town Hall – UK 19th Southampton, Southampton Civic Hall – UK 21st Dunstable, Dunstable Civic Hall – UK 24th Guildford, Guildford Civic Hall – UK 25th Croydon, Fox At The Greyhound – UK 30th High Wycombe, Grammar School (Cancelled) – UK
1972/07 1st Weston-Super-Mare, Winter Gardens (Cancelled) – UK 2nd Torbay, Rainbow Pavilion – UK 8th London, Royal Festival Hall – UK 14th London, King’s Cross Cinema – UK 15th Aylesbury, Friars Club, Borough Assembly Hall – UK 18th Aylesbury, Friars Club, Borough Assembly Hall – UK
1972/08 1st-14th London, Theatre Royal Stratford East (Rehearsals for Rainbow Theatre) – UK 19th London, Rainbow Theatre (Rehearsals) – UK 19th London, Rainbow Theatre – UK 20th London, Rainbow Theatre – UK 28th Bristol, Locarno Centre, Electric Village – UK 31st Bournemouth, Starkers, Royal Ballroom – UK
1972/09 1st Doncaster, Top Rank Suite, St. Leger Festival – UK 2nd Manchester, Hard Rock – UK 3rd Manchester, Hard Rock (Two Shows) – UK 4th Liverpool, Top Rank Suit – UK 5th Sunderland, Top Rank Suit – UK 6th Sheffield, Top Rank Suit – UK 7th Hanley, Top Rank Suit – UK
North American Leg of the Tour 1972/09 22nd Cleveland, Public Hall – USA 24th Memphis, Ellis Auditorium – USA 28th New York, Carnegie Hall – USA 29th Washington, Kennedy Centre – USA
1972/10 1st Boston, Boston Music Hall – USA 7th Chicago, Public Auditorium – USA 8th Detroit, Fisher Theatre – USA 9th Indianapolis – USA 10th St Louis, Kiel Auditorium – USA 11th Kansas City, Memorial Hall – USA 15th Salt Lake City – USA 14th Denver – USA 16th Chicago (Cancelled) – USA 20th Santa Monica, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium *FM broadcast – USA 21st Santa Monica, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium – USA 27th San Francisco, Winterland Auditorium – USA 28th San Francisco, Winterland Auditorium – USA 31st Seattle – USA
1972/11 4th Phoenix, Celebrity Theatre – USA 11th Dallas, Majestic Theatre (Cancelled) – USA 12th Houston, Houston Music Hall (Cancelled) – USA 13th Oklahoma City (Cancelled) – USA 14th New Orleans, Lagola University – USA 17th Fort Lauderdale, Pirate’s Cove Amusement Park – USA 18th Atlanta – USA 20th Nashville, Municipal Auditorium – USA 22th New Orleans, The Warehouse – USA 23rd Louisville – USA 24th Cincinnati – USA 25th Cleveland, Entertainment Arena – USA (Two Shows) 26th Cleveland, Entertainment Arena – USA (Two Shows) 28th Pittsburgh, The Stanley Theatre – USA 30th Philadelphia, Tower Theatre – USA
1972/12 1st Philadelphia, Tower Theatre – USA (Two Shows) 2nd Philadelphia, Tower Theatre – USA (Two Shows)
2nd UK Leg of the Tour 1972/12 23rd London, Rainbow Theatre (Two Shows) – UK 24th London, Rainbow Theatre (Two Shows) – UK 28th Manchester, Hard Rock (Two Shows) – UK
1973/01 5th Glasgow, Greens Pavilion (Two Shows) – Scotland 6th Edinburgh, Empire Theatre – Scotland 7th Newcastle, City Hall – UK 9th Preston, Guild Hall – UK 19th-25th Tottenham, Royal Ballroom (Rehearsals) – UK
2nd North Americans Leg of the Tour 1973/02 6th-13th New York, RCA Studios – USA (Rehearsals) 14th New York, Radio City Music Hall – USA 15th New York, Radio City Music Hall – USA (Two Shows) 16th-20th Philadelphia, Tower Theatre – USA 23rd Nashville, War Memorial Theatre – USA 26th Memphis, Ellis Auditorium – USA 27th Memphis, Ellis Auditorium – USA
1973/03 1st Detroit, Masonic Temple Auditorium – USA 3rd Chicago, Aragon Ballroom – USA 10th Los Angeles, Long Beach Auditorium – USA 11th Los Angeles, Long Beach Auditorium – USA 12th Los Angeles, Hollywood Palladium – USA
Japan Leg of the Tour 1973/04 8th Tokyo, Shinjuku Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan 10th Tokyo, Shinjuku Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan 11th Tokyo, Shinjuku Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan 12th Aichi, Nagoya Kokusai Tenji Kaikan – Japan 14th Hiroshima, Hiroshima Yubinchokin Kaikan – Japan 16th Hyogo, Kobe Kokusai Kaikan – Japan 17th Osaka, Osaka Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan 18th Tokyo, Shibuya Kokaido – Japan 20th Tokyo, Shibuya Kokaido – Japan
3rd UK Leg of the Tour 1973/05 12th London, Earl’s Court – UK 16th Aberdeen, Music Hall (Two Shows) – UK 17th Dundee, Caird Hall – UK 18th Glasgow, Greens Pavilion – UK 19th Edinburgh, Empire Theatre – UK 20th Norwich, Theatre Royal (Two Shows) – UK 21st Norwich, Theatre Royal (Two Shows) – UK 22nd London, Romford Odeon – UK 23rd Brighton, Brighton Dome (Two Shows) – UK 24th London, Lewisham Odeon – UK 25th Bournemouth, Winter Gardens – UK 27th Guildford, Guildford Civic Hall (Two Shows) – UK 28th Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Civic Hall – UK 29th Hanley, Victoria Hall – UK 30th Oxford, New Theatre – UK 31st Blackburn, King George’s Hall – UK
1973/06 1st Bradford, St George’s Hall – UK 2nd Leeds, University (Cancelled) – UK 3rd Coventry, New Theatre – UK 4th Worcester, Gaumont – UK 5th Sheffield, City Hall – UK 6th Sheffield, City Hall – UK 7th Manchester, Free Trade Hall (Two Shows) – UK 8th Newcastle, City Hall – UK 9th Preston, Guild Hall – UK 10th Liverpool, Empire Theatre (Two Shows) – UK 11th Leicester, De Montfort Hall – UK 12th Chatham, Central Hall (Two Shows) – UK 13th Kilburn, Gaumont – UK 14th Salisbury, City Hall – UK 15th Taunton, Odeon (Two Shows) – UK 16th Torquay, Torquay Town Hall (Two Shows) – UK 18th Bristol, Colston Hall (Two Shows) – UK 19th Southampton, Guild Hall – UK 21st Birmingham, Town Hall (Two Shows) – UK 22nd Birmingham, Town Hall (Two Shows) – UK 23rd Boston, Gliderdome – UK 24th Croydon, Farfield Hall (Two Shows) – UK 25th Oxford, New Theatre (Two Shows) – UK 26th Oxford, New Theatre (Two Shows) – UK 27th Doncaster, St. Sepulchre Gate, Top Rank – UK 28th Bridlington, Royal Spa Pavilion – UK 29th Leeds, Rolarena (Two Shows) – UK 30th Newcastle, Newcastle City Hall (Two Shows) – UK
1973/07 2nd London, Hammersmith Odeon – UK 3rd London, Hammersmith Odeon *Official movie shooting – UK