Bowie Tours and Concert Performances

Ziggy Stardust early 1972   1972
  ZIGGY STARDUST TOURS

Opening on the 10th February 1972, the Ziggy Stardust Tours during 1972 produced ninety-four performances. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, guitar), Mick Ronson (lead guitar), Trevor Bolder (bass guitar) and Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey (drums).


JANUARY
?Royal BallroomTottenham, LondonEngland - Rehearsals
29thBorough Assembly HallAylesburyEngland - Warm-Up Show

FEBRUARY
3rdLanchester Arts FestivalCoventryEngland - Cancelled

UK TOUR 1
10thThe Toby JugTolworth, LondonEngland
11thTown HallHigh WycombeEngland
12thGreat Hall, Imperial CollegeLondon SW7England
14thThe DomeBrightonEngland
18thUniversitySheffieldEngland
23rdChichester CollegeChichesterEngland
24thWallington Public HallSutton, LondonEngland
25thAvery Hill CollegeEltham, LondonEngland
26thMayfair Suite, Belfry HotelSutton ColdfieldEngland
28thCity HallGlasgowScotland - Cancelled*
29thLocarno BallroomSunderlandEngland

*28th Feb: The Glasgow gig was cancelled as the venue management wouldn't allow the band to use their full amplification equipment. David came outside and explained the situation to waiting fans later.

MARCH
1stBristol UniversityBristolEngland
4thSouthsea Pier PavilionPortsmouthEngland
7thYeovil CollegeYeovilEngland
14thChelsea VillageBournemouthEngland
17thTown HallBirminghamEngland
21stFree Trade HallManchesterEngland - *Cancelled
24thMayfair BallroomNewcastle Upon TyneEngland

*21st March: The concert at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester was cancelled and rearranged for the following month.

*Matthew Fisher on piano joins the touring band on 20th April.

APRIL
20thHarlow PlayhouseHarlowEngland - *
21stFree Trade HallManchesterEngland
29thTown HallHigh WycombeEngland
30thGuildhallPlymouthEngland

MAY
3rdAberystwyth UniversityAberystwythWales
6thKingston PolytechnicKingston, LondonEngland
7thThe PavilionHemel HampsteadEngland
11thAssembly HallWorthingEngland
12thPolytechnic of Central LondonLondonEngland
13thTechnical CollegeSloughEngland - Summer Ball
19thPolytechnicOxfordEngland
20thPolytechnicOxfordEngland
25thChelsea VillageBournemouthEngland
27thEbbisham HallEpsomEngland

*Robin Lumley replaces Matthew Fisher on piano starting from 2nd June.

JUNE
2ndCity HallNewcastle Upon TyneEngland - *
3rdLiverpool StadiumLiverpoolEngland
4thPublic HallPrestonEngland
6thSt. George's HallBradfordEngland
7thOval HallSheffieldEngland
8thTown HallMiddlesbroughEngland
10thPolytechnicLeicesterEngland
13thColston HallBristolEngland
16thTown HallTorquayEngland
17thTown HallOxfordEngland
19thGuildhallSouthamptonEngland
21stCivic HallDunstableEngland
24thCivic HallGuildfordEngland
25thGreyhound, Park LaneCroydonEngland
30thHW Royal Grammar SchoolHigh WycombeEngland - Cancelled

JULY
1stWinter Gardens PavilionWeston-super-MareEngland
2ndRainbow PavilionTorquayEngland
8thRoyal Festival HallLondonEngland - Save The Whale
15thBorough Assembly Hall (Friars)AylesburyEngland

August sees the start of two week rehearsals for the Ziggy Stardust Show at the Rainbow Theatre. *Nicky Graham joins the backing band on piano.

AUGUST
1stTheatre RoyaleStratford EastEngland - Rehearsals Start*
14thTheatre RoyaleStratford EastEngland - Rehearsals Finish

UK TOUR 2
16thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland - Rehearsal
17thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland - Rehearsal
18thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland - Rehearsal
19thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland
20thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland
27thLocarno Centre, Electric VillageBristolEngland
30thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland
31stStarkers Royal BallroomsBoscombe, BournemouthEngland

SEPTEMBER
1stTop Rank SuiteDoncasterEngland - St. Leger Festival
2ndThe Hardrock Concert TheatreStretford, ManchesterEngland
3rdThe Hardrock Concert TheatreStretford, ManchesterEngland
4thTop Rank SuiteLiverpoolEngland
5thTop Rank SuiteSunderlandEngland
6thTop Rank SuiteSheffieldEngland
7thTop Rank SuiteHanley, Stoke-on-TrentEngland

*Mike Garson joins the band on piano after being auditioned by Mick Ronson.

USA TOUR 1
22ndMusic HallClevelandUnited States Of America - *
24thEllis Auditorium (North Music Hall)MemphisUnited States Of America
28thCarnegie HallNew York CityUnited States Of America

OCTOBER
1stMusic HallBostonUnited States Of America
7thAuditorium TheatreChicagoUnited States Of America
8thThe New Fisher TheatreDetroitUnited States Of America
11thKiel AuditoriumSt. LouisUnited States Of America
15thMemorial HallKansas CityUnited States Of America
16th?ChicagoUnited States Of America - Cancelled
20thCivic AuditoriumSanta Monica, LAUnited States Of America
21stCivic AuditoriumSanta Monica, LAUnited States Of America
27thWinterland ArenaSan FranciscoUnited States Of America
28thWinterland ArenaSan FranciscoUnited States Of America

NOVEMBER
1stParamount TheatreSeattleUnited States Of America
4thCelebrity TheatrePhoenixUnited States Of America - Rescheduled*
5thCelebrity TheatrePhoenixUnited States Of America
11thMajestic TheatreDallasUnited States Of America
12thMusic HallHoustonUnited States Of America
14thLoyola UniversityNew OrleansUnited States Of America
17thPirates World Amusement ParkDaniaUnited States Of America
20thMunicipal AuditoriumNashvilleUnited States Of America
22ndThe WarehouseNew OrleansUnited States Of America
25thPublic AuditoriumClevelandUnited States Of America
26thPublic AuditoriumClevelandUnited States Of America
28thStanley TheatrePittsburghUnited States Of America
29thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America - Mott*
30thTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America

*4th Nov: Gig rescheduled for the following evening as the venue had a revolving stage, which David didn't want to use.

*29th Nov: Mott The Hoople play at the Tower Theatre on November 29th, David joins them on stage.

DECEMBER
1stTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America
2ndTower TheatrePhiladelphiaUnited States Of America

UK LEG 2
23rdRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland
24thRainbow TheatreFinsbury Park, LondonEngland
28thThe Hardrock Concert TheatreStretford, ManchesterEngland
29thThe Hardrock Concert TheatreStretford, ManchesterEngland


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 World Tour | 1977 The Idiot Tour
1978 World Tour | 1983 The 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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Concert Performances 1970 to 1971 Top 1973 Ziggy Stardust Tours
Created: July 1997 © Paul Kinder Last Updated: 6/2/11