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1972

 

THE ZIGGY STARDUST TOUR

 

Opening on the 10th February 1972, the Ziggy Stardust Tours visited 3 countries and produced 94 performances.

The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, guitar), Mick Ronson (lead guitar), Trevor Bolder (bass guitar) and Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey (drums).

 

Date Venue Title Media Cover Art

? January 1972

Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, UK

Rehearsals

11 January 1972

Sounds Of The Seventies, Kensington House, London, UK

Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
Nobody's Children 1 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD

18 January 1972

Sounds Of The Seventies, Maida Vale Studios, London, UK

ChangesThreeAndAHalf 1 CD
Miscellaneous Of Cats 1 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD
Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
Year Of the Spiders 1 CD

23 January 1972

Sounds Of The Seventies, Maida Vale Studios, London, UK

Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
Year Of the Spiders 1 CD
29 January 1972 Borough Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, UK Warm Up show
3 February 1972 Lanchester Arts Festival, Coventry, UK Show cancelled
8 February 1972

The Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC Studios, London, UK

BoB's Eggs 1 VCD
Boy Could He Play Guitar 1 CD
I Keep A Good Friend...On Video Tape Volume One 1 CD
Mourousi 1 CD x
The Axeman Cometh 1 CD
Toys From the Attic 1 CD
Ziggy TV 1 CD
10 February 1972 Toby Jug, Tolworth, London, UK
11 February 1972 Town Hall, High Wycombe, UK
12 February 1972 Great Hall, Imperial College, London, UK
14 February 1972 The Dome, Brighton, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
18 February 1972 Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK
23 February 1972 Chichester College, Chichester, UK
24 February 1972 Wallington Public Hall, Wallington, London Ticket Stub N/A x
25 February 1972 Avery Hill College, Eltham, London, UK
26 February 1972 Mayfair Suite, Belfry Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, UK
28 February 1972 City Hall, Glasgow, UK
29 February 1972 Locarno Ballroom, Sunderland, UK
1 March 1972 Bristol University, Bristol, UK
4 March 1972 Guildhall, Portsmouth, UK
7 March 1972 Yeovil College, Yeovil, UK
11 March 1972 Guildhall, Southampton, UK
14 March 1972 Chelsea Village, Bournemouth, UK
17 March 1972 Town Hall, Birmingham, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
24 March 1972 Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
14 April 1972 Top Of The Pops, BBC Studios, London, UK Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
17 April 1972 Town Hall, Birmingham, UK
 

20 Apr 72: Matthew Fisher joins the band on piano.

 

20 April 1972 Playhouse, Harlow, UK
21 April 1972 Free Trade Hall, Manchester Ticket Stub N/A x
29 April 1972 Town Hall, High Wycombe
30 April 1972 Guildhall, Plymouth, UK
30 April 1972 Civic Hall, Guildford, UK
3 May 1972 Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK
6 May 1972 Kingston Polytechnic, London, UK David Bowie With Lou Reed 2 CD
Gotta Get A Job 1 CD
Live At Kingston Polytechnic Volume One 1 LP
Live At Kingston Polytechnic Volume Two 1 LP
Live In England 1971 1 LP
Soul Asylum 2 CD
The Other Bowie 1 LP
Ziggy Rarities 1 CD
7 May 1972 Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, UK
11 May 1972 Assembly Hall, Worthing, UK
12 May 1972 Central Polytechnic, London, UK
13 May 1972 Summer Ball, Slough Technical College, Slough, UK Flyer N/A x
16 May 1972 Top Gear, Maida Vale Studios, London, UK Emerged From Shadows 1 CD
Happy Birthday Mr Bowie 1 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD
Year Of the Spiders 1 CD
19 May 1972 Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, UK
20 May 1972 Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, UK
22 May 1972 Johnny Walker Show, Aeolian Hall, London, UK Happy Birthday Mr Bowie 1 CD
Kiss The Viper's Fang 1 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD
Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
Year Of the Spiders 1 CD
23 May 1972 Sounds of the Seventies, Maida Vale Studios, London, UK Happy Birthday Mr Bowie 1 CD
Nobody's Children 1 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD
25 May 1972 Chelsea Village, Bournemouth, UK
27 May 1972 Ebbisham Hall, Epsom, UK
 

2 Jun 72: Robin Lumley replaces Matthew Fisher on piano starting from 2 Jun 72.

 

2 June 1972 City Hall, Newcastle, UK Photo N/A x
3 June 1972 Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, UK
4 June 1972 Guildhall, Preston, UK Slow Voice On A Wave Of Phase 1 CD
6 June 1972 St George's Hall, Bradford, UK
7 June 1972 City Hall, Sheffield, UK
8 June 1972 Town Hall, Middlesborough, UK
10 June 1972 Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, UK
13 June 1972 Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
15 June 1972 Lift Off With Ayshea, ITV Studios, London, UK Ziggy TV 1 CD
16 June 1972 Town Hall, Torquay, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
17 June 1972 Town Hall, Oxford, UK
19 June 1972 Guildhall, Southampton Stand Up Sit Down 1 CD
21 June 1972

Civic Hall, Dunstable, UK

Ticket Stub N/A x
24 June 1972 Civic Hall, Guildford, UK
25 June 1972 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon, UK
30 June 1972 HW Grammar School, High Wycombe, UK Show cancelled N/A x
1 July 1972 Winter Gardens Pavilion,  Weston-Super-Mare, UK
2 July 1972 Rainbow Pavilion, Torbay, UK
5 July 1972

Top Of The Pops, BBC Studios, London, UK

Ziggy TV 1 CD
8 July 1972 Save The Whale, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK David Bowie With Lou Reed 2 CD
Save The Whale 1 CD
Ziggy Rarities 1 CD
14 July 1972 King's Cross Cinema, London, UK The Queen Of King's Cross 1 CD
15 July 1972

Friar's Club, Friar Square, Aylesbury, UK

Aylesbury Nights 2 CD
I Can't Explain 1 CD

18 July 1972

Friar's Club, Friar Square, Aylesbury, UK Aylesbury Nights 2 CD
Radio Hype 1 CD
This Boy 1 CD
 

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.

 

1 August 1972

Theatre Royale, Stratford East, London, UK

Rehearsals start

14 August 1972

Theatre Royale, Stratford East, London, UK

Rehearsals finish

16 August 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

Rehearsals

17 August 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

Rehearsals

18 August 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

Rehearsals

19 August 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

Starman Over The Rainbow 2 CD
20 August 1972 Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK Rainbow Theatre 1 CD
27 August 1972 Locarno Electric Village, Bristol, UK Who'll Love Aladdin Sane In Tokyo? 1 CD
30 August 1972 Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
31 August 1972 Starkers, Bournemouth, UK
1 September 1972 Top Rank, Doncaster, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
2 September 1972 Hard Rock Concert Theatre, Stretford, Manchester, UK Ticket Stub N/A x
3 September 1972 Hard Rock Concert Theatre, Stretford, Manchester, UK
4 September 1972 Top Rank, Liverpool, UK
5 September 1972 Top Rank, Sunderland, UK
6 September 1972 Top Rank, Sheffield, UK
7 September 1972 Hanley Top Rank, Stoke-On-Trent, UK Press Clipping N/A x
 

22 Sep 72: Mike Garson joins the band on piano after being auditioned by Mick Ronson.

 

21 September 1972 BBC Radio Studios, London, UK Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust 4 CD
Rise And Rise Of Ziggy Stardust (Shout) 4 CD
22 September 1972 Music Hall, Cleveland, OH, USA
24 September 1972 Ellis Auditorium, Memphis, TN, USA Promotional Poster & Ticket Stub N/A x
28 September 1972 Carnegie Hall, New York, NYC, USA Ticket Stub N/A x
29 September 1972 Kennedy Centre, Washington, DC, USA
1 October 1972 Music Hall, Boston, MA, USA From The Vaults Of Mainman 1 CD
This Is Your Life 1 CD
Ziggy Rarities 1 CD
7 October 1972 Auditorium, Chicago, IL, USA Chicago Glam 1 CD
Wowing The Windy City 2 CD
8 October 1972 Fisher Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA Promotional Poster N/A x
9 October 1972 Indianapolis, IN, USA
10 October 1972 Kiel Auditorium, St Louis, MI, USA
11 October 1972 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, MI, USA
14 October 1972 Denver, Colorado, MI, USA
15 October 1972 Salt Lake City, UT, USA
16 October 1972 Chicago, IL, USA Show cancelled

20 October 1972

Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1972 American Tour 1 CD
Moonage Daydream 1 CD
Rock'n'Roll Suicide 2 CD
Soft In The Middle 1 CD
The Jean Genie Vol 2 1 CD
The Other Bowie 1 LP
Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 1 CD

21 October 1972

Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, USA

27 October 1972

Winterland Auditorium, San Franciso, CA, USA

Promotional Poster N/A x

28 October 1972

Winterland Auditorium, San Franciso, CA, USA

Promotional Poster N/A x

1 November 1972

Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA, USA

4 November 1972 Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, USA
11 November 1972 Majestic Theatre, Dallas, TX, USA Show cancelled
12 November 1972 Radio City Music Hall, Houston, TX, USA Show cancelled - Ticket Stub N/A x
14 November 1972 Layola University, New Orleans, LA, USA

17 November 1972

Pirate's World Amusement Park, Dania, Miami, FL, USA

Drive In Saturday 2 CD
Ziggy Rarities 1 CD
18 November 1972 Atlanta, GA, USA
20 November 1972 Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA Ticket Stub N/A x
22 November 1972 Warehouse, New Orleans, LA, USA Promotional Poster N/A x
23 November 1972 Louisville, KY, USA
24 November 1972 Cincinnati, OH, USA
25 November 1972

Entertainment Arena (or Music Hall),Cleveland, OH, USA

Va Va Va Voom 1 CD
Ziggy's Invasion Of America 1 CD
28 November 1972 Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
 

29 Nov 72: Mott The Hoople play at the Tower Theatre, David joins them on stage.

 

29 November 1972

Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, USA

All The Way From Stockholm To Philadelphia 2 CD
Miscellaneous Of Cats 1 CD

30 November 1972

Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1 December1972

Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Ticket Stub N/A x

2 December1972

Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Ticket Stub N/A x

23 December 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

24 December 1972

Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK

Bowie's Back Live At The Rainbow 1 CD

28 December 1972

Hard Rock Club, Stretford, Manchester, UK

Manchester 72 1 CD

The Hardrock Manchester

1 CD

Top Of The Pops, BBC Studios, London, UK

Ziggy TV 1 CD

29 December 1972

Hard Rock Club, Stretford, Manchester, UK

Ticket Stub N/A x