Ziggy Stardust Tour

Ziggy Stardust Tour


Bowie during the Ziggy Stardust Tour

28th June 1973 Bridlington Spa Ballroom

Tour by David Bowie

Associated album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars & Aladdin Sane
Start date 29th January 1972
End date 3rd July 1973
Legs 6
Number of shows 182

The Ziggy Stardust Tour was a concert tour by David Bowie 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.

The band

David Bowie – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Mick Ronson – guitar, vocals
Trevor Bolder – bass
Mick “Woody” Woodmansey – drums
Matthew Fisher – piano (20th Apr 1972 – 27th May 1972)
Robin Lumley – piano (2nd Jun 1972 – 15th Jul 1972)
Nicky Graham – piano (1st Aug 1972 – 7th Sep 1972)
Mike Garson – piano, mellotron, organ (22nd September 1972 – end of tour)
John Hutchinson – rhythm guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar (8th Apr 1973 – 20th Apr 1973 – 3rd July 1973)
Aynsley Dunbar – additional drums (8th Apr 1973 – 20th Apr 1973)
Geoffrey A. MacCormack – backing vocals, percussion (19th January 1973 – end of tour)
Ken Fordham – saxophone (19th January 1973 – end of tour)
Brian Wilshaw – saxophone, flute (19th January 1973 – end of tour)

The crew

Sound – Ground Control – Front of House Engineer – Robin Mayhew,
Stage hands – Will Palin – Mick Hince
Lights – 1972
Heavy Light – Nigel Olif and crew, 1973
Stage Equipment – Peter Hunsley
Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair – Suzi Fussey

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