David Bowie 1978 Isolar 2 Tour

Songs performed were (Total 25 songs):
Alabama Song (Bertold Brecht song) / Art Decade / Be My Wife / Beauty And The Beast / Blackout / Breaking Glass / Fame / Five Years / Hang On To Yourself / “Heroes” / Rebel Rebel / Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide / Sense Of Doubt / Soul Love / Sound And Vision / Speed Of Life / Star / Station To Station / Stay / Suffragette City / The Jean Genie / TVC 15 / Warszawa / What In The World / Ziggy Stardust

 

Tour by David Bowie

Associated album Low & “Heroes”
Start date 29 March 1978
End date 12-dec-78
Legs 4
Shows 77

Tour band

David Bowie – vocals, chamberlain
Adrian Belew – lead guitar, backing vocals
Carlos Alomar – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
George Murray – bass guitar, backing vocals
Dennis Davis – drums, percussion
Roger Powell – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals (except 11–14 November 1978)
Dennis Garcia – keyboards, synthesizer (11–14 November 1978 only)
Sean Mayes – piano, string ensemble, backing vocals
Simon House – electric violin

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue

North American & Canadian Leg of the Tour
1978/03

29th San Diego, San Diego Sports Arena – USA USA
30th Phoenix, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum – USA USA

1978/04
2nd   Fresno, Convention Centre – USA USA
3rd   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA USA
4th   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA USA
5th   Oakland, Oakland Coliseum – USA USA
6th   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA USA
9th   Houston, The Summit – USA USA
10th Dallas, Dallas Convention Centre *TV broadcast – USA USA
11th Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Assembly Centre – USA USA
13th Nashville, Municipal Auditorium – USA USA
14th Memphis, Mid-South Coliseum – USA USA
15th Kansas City, Municipal Auditorium – USA USA
17th Chicago, Arie Crown Theatre – USA USA
18th Chicago, Arie Crown Theatre – USA USA
20th Detroit, Cobo Arena – USA USA
21st Detroit, Cobo Arena – USA USA
22nd Cleveland, Richfield Coliseum – USA USA
24th Milwaukee, Mecca Arena – USA USA
26th Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Civic Arena – USA USA
27th Washington , Capital Centre – USA USA
28th Philadelphia, The Spectrum – USA USA
29th Philadelphia, The Spectrum – USA USA

1978/05
1st   Toronto, Maple Leafs Garden – Canada Canada
2nd   Ottawa, Ottawa Civic Centre – Canada Canada
3rd   Montreal, Montreal Forum – Canada Canada
5th   Providence, Providence Civic Centre – USA USA
6th   Boston, New Boston Garden Arena – USA USA
7th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA USA
8th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA USA
9th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA USA

European Leg of the Tour
1978/05

14th Frankfurt, Festhalle – Germany Germany
15th Hamburg, Kongress Zentrum – Germany Germany
16th Düsseldorf, Philipshalle (Cancelled due to re-scheduled) – Germany Germany
16th Berlin, Deutchlandhalle – Germany Germany
18th Essen, Grugahalle – Germany Germany
19th Cologne, Kölner Sporthalle – Germany Germany
20th Munich, Olympiahalle – Germany Germany
22nd Vienna, Stadthalle – Austria Austria
24th Paris, Pavillon de Paris – France France
25th Paris, Pavillon de Paris – France France
26th Lyons, Palais des Sports de Gerland – France France
27th Marseille, Parc Chaneau (Cancelled due to re-scheduled) – France France
27th Marseille, Palais des Sports – France France
31st Copenhagen, Falkoner Teatret – Denmark Denmark

1978/06
1st   Copenhagen, Falkoner Teatret – Denmark Denmark
2nd   Stockholm, Skansen (Cancelled due to re-scheduled) – Sweden Sweden
2nd   Stockholm, Kungliga Tennishallen – Sweden Sweden
4th   Gothenburg, Scandinavium – Sweden Sweden
5th   Oslo, Ekersberghallen – Norway Norway
7th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland Holland
8th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland Holland
9th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland Holland
11th Brussels, Vorst Forest Nationaal – Belgium Belgium
12th Brussels, Vorst Forest Nationaal – Belgium Belgium
14th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK UK
15th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK UK
16th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK UK
19th Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland Scotland
20th Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland Scotland
21st Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland Scotland
22nd Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland Scotland
24th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK UK
25th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK UK
26th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK UK
29th London, Earl’s Court – UK UK
30th London, Earl’s Court – UK UK

1978/07
1st   London, Earls Court – UK UK

The Oz Tour – Australian & New Zealand Leg of the Tour
1978/11

5th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia Australia
6th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia Australia
7th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia Australia
8th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia Australia
9th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia Australia
11th Adelaide, Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground – Australia Australia
14th Perth, Perth Entertainment Centre – Australia Australia
18th Melbourne, Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia Australia
21st Brisbane, Lang Park – Australia Australia
24th Sydney, RAS Showgrounds – Australia Australia
25th Sydney, RAS Showgrounds – Australia Australia
29th Christchurch, Queen Elizabeth II Park – New Zealand New Zealand

The Oz Tour – Australian & New Zealand Leg of the Tour
1978/12

2nd   Auckland, Western Springs Speedway Stadium – New Zealand New Zealand

Japan Leg of the Tour
1978/12

6th   Osaka, Osaka Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan Japan
7th   Osaka, Osaka Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan Japan
9th   Osaka, Banpaku Kinen Hall – Japan Japan
11th Tokyo, Nippon Budokan – Japan Japan
12th Tokyo, NHK Hall *TV broadcast – Japan Japan

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