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
30th Phoenix, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum – USA

1978/04
02nd   Fresno, Convention Centre – USA
03rd   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA
04th   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA
05th   Oakland, Oakland Coliseum – USA
06th   Los Angeles, The Forum – USA
09th   Houston, The Summit – USA
10th Dallas, Dallas Convention Centre *TV broadcast – USA
11th Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Assembly Centre – USA
13th Nashville, Municipal Auditorium – USA
14th Memphis, Mid-South Coliseum – USA
15th Kansas City, Municipal Auditorium – USA
17th Chicago, Arie Crown Theatre – USA
18th Chicago, Arie Crown Theatre – USA
20th Detroit, Cobo Arena – USA
21st Detroit, Cobo Arena – USA
22nd Cleveland, Richfield Coliseum – USA
24th Milwaukee, Mecca Arena – USA
26th Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Civic Arena – USA
27th Washington , Capital Centre – USA
28th Philadelphia, The Spectrum – USA
29th Philadelphia, The Spectrum – USA

1978/05
01st   Toronto, Maple Leafs Garden – Canada
02nd   Ottawa, Ottawa Civic Centre – Canada
03rd   Montreal, Montreal Forum – Canada
05th   Providence, Providence Civic Centre – USA
06th   Boston, New Boston Garden Arena – USA
07th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA
08th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA
09th   New York, Madison Square Garden – USA

European Leg of the Tour
1978/05

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

1978/06
1st   Copenhagen, Falkoner Teatret –
2nd   Stockholm, Skansen (Cancelled due to re-scheduled) – Sweden
2nd   Stockholm, Kungliga Tennishallen – Sweden
04th   Gothenburg, Scandinavium – Sweden
05th   Oslo, Ekersberghallen – Norway
07th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland
08th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland
09th   Rotterdam, Sportpaleis Ahoy – Holland
11th Brussels, Vorst Forest Nationaal – Belgium   />
12th Brussels, Vorst Forest Nationaal – Belgium
14th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK
15th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK
16th Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle City Hall – UK
19th Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland    
20th Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland    
21st Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland  
22nd Glasgow, Apollo Theatre – Scotland  
24th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK   
25th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK  
26th Stafford, New Bingley Hall County Showground – UK  
29th London, Earl’s Court – UK  
30th London, Earl’s Court – UK  

1978/07
01st   London, Earls Court – UK  
The Oz Tour – Australian & New Zealand Leg of the Tour
1978/11

5th   Sydney (Rehearsals) –
6th   Sydney (Rehearsals) –
7th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia
8th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia
9th   Sydney (Rehearsals) – Australia
11th Adelaide, Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground – Australia
14th Perth, Perth Entertainment Centre – Australia
18th Melbourne, Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia
21st Brisbane, Lang Park – Australia
24th Sydney, RAS Showgrounds – Australia
25th Sydney, RAS Showgrounds – Australia
29th Christchurch, Queen Elizabeth II Park – New Zealand
The Oz Tour – Australian & New Zealand Leg of the Tour
1978/12

02nd   Auckland, Western Springs Speedway Stadium – New Zealand

Japan Leg of the Tour
1978/12

06th   Osaka, Osaka Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan
07th   Osaka, Osaka Koseinenkin Kaikan – Japan
09th   Osaka, Banpaku Kinen Hall – Japan
11th Tokyo, Nippon Budokan – Japan
12th Tokyo, NHK Hall *TV broadcast – Japan

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