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1978

 

THE LOW AND HEROES

WORLD TOUR

 

Opening on 29th March, The 1978 World Tour visited fifteen countries and produced a total of 77 performances. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, keyboards), Carlos Alomar (rhythm guitar), Adrian Belew (lead guitar), Dennis Davis (drums, percussion), Simon House (electric violin), Sean Mayes (piano, string ensemble), George Murray (bass) and Roger Powell (keyboards, synthesisers). On the 11th and 14th November Dennis Garcia (keyboards, synthesisers) replaced Roger Powell.

 

Date Venue Title Media Cover Art
20 February 1978

Dorchester Hotel, London, UK

Press Conference
16 March 1978

Dallas, TX, USA

Rehearsals Start
25 March 1978

Dallas, TX, USA

Rehearsals Finish
29 March 1978

Sports Arena, San Diego, CA, USA

San Diego Sailor 2 CD
30 March 1978

Veterans' Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ, USA

2 April 1978

Selland Arena, Fresno, CA, USA

3 April 1978

Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA

4 April 1978

Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA

No Ziggy Or Iggy...Just  A Gigolo

2 CD
Slaughter In The Air 2 CD
5 April 1978

Coliseum, Oakland, San Francisco, CA, USA

Live San Francisco 2 CD
6 April 1978

Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Protest On The Wind 2CD
9 April 1978 Summit, Houston, TX, USA The Summit Houston 2 CD
10 April 1978 Convention Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA From Dallas To Chicago 3 CD
Hours...My Death 1 CD
I Keep A Good Friend...On Video Tape Volume One 1 CD
Wild Mutation 1 CD
Musikladen On Stage 1 CD
Musikladen On Stage VCD 1 CD
11 April 1978 Louisiana State University Assembly Centre, Baton Rouge, LA, USA Bowie '78 (Baton Rouge) 2 CD
13 April 1978 Municipal Auditorium, Memphis, TN, USA Neither Country Nor Western 1 CD
14 April 1978 Mid South Coliseum, Memphis, TN, USA
15 April 1978 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO, USA Ticket Stub N/A x
17 April 1978 Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA From Dallas To Chicago 3 CD
18 April 1978 Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA Bits And Pieces 1 CD
20 April 1978 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA Detroit 1978 First Night 2 CD x
21 April 1978 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI, USA Detroit 1978 Second Night 2 CD
22 April 1978 Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, OH, USA Parts Of Cleveland 1 CD
24 April 1978 Mecca Auditorium, Milwaukee, WI, USA Genuine Stage 2 CD
26 April 1978 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
27 April 1978 Capital Centre, Washington, DC, USA
28 April 1978 Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia, PA, USA Genuine Stage 2 CD
Stage 2 CD
29 April 1978 Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia, USA Stage 2 CD
1 May 1978 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada Toronto 78 2 CD
2 May 1978 Civic Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada The Leper Messiah 2 CD
3 May 1978 Forum, Montreal, QB, Canada Rumblin' Montreal 1 CD
5 May 1978 Civic Centre, Providence, RI, USA
6 May 1978 Garden Arena, Boston, MA, USA The Garden Arena 2 CD x
7 May 1978 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA First Night At The Garden 2 CD
8 May 1978 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA Second Night At The Garden 2 CD x
9 May 1978 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA Ticket Stub N/A x
14 May 1978 Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany Frankfurt 78 2 CD x
15 May 1978 Kongress Zentrum, Hamburg, Germany Hamburg 78 1 CD x
16 May 1978 Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, Germany Show cancelled
16 May 1978 Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany Leave Him Alone 2 CD
18 May 1978 Grugahalle, Essen, Germany Essen 78 2 CD x
19 May 1978 Sporthalle, Koln, Germany Koln 78 2 CD x
20 May 1978 Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany Mnchen 78 2 CD
22 May 1978

Stadthalle, Wien, Austria

First Stand in Wien 2 CD
We Could Be Heroes 2 CD
24 May 1978

Pavilion, Paris, France

Second Pavilion 2 CD
25 May 1978

Pavilion, Paris, France

Second Pavilion 2 CD
26 May 1978

Palais Des Sports, Lyon, France

Lyon 78 2 CD
27 May 1978

Parc Chaneau, Marseilles, France

Show cancelled
27 May 1978

Palais Des Sports, Marseilles, France

Marseilles 78 2 CD x

30 May 1978

Musikladen TV Extra, NDF TV, Bremen, Germany

Musikladen On Stage 1 CD
Musikladen On Stage VCD 1 CD
Secret Lounge Bremen 1977 1 CD
The Return Of The Thin White Duke 2 CD
31 May 1978 Falkoner Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark Wonderful Copenhagen 1 CD
Another Stage 2 CD
1 June 1978 Falkoner Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen 1 Jun 78 2 CD x
Hang On To Copenhagen 2 CD
2 June 1978 Skansen, Stockholm, Sweden Show cancelled
2 June 1978 Kungliga Tennishalle, Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm 78 2 CD x
Without Faking It All 2 CD
4 June 1978 Scandinavium, Goteborg, Sweden Another Stage 2 CD
5 June 1978 Ekeberghallen, Oslo, Norway Neon Permafrost 2 CD
This Is Your Life 1 CD
7 June 1978 Sports Palais Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland We Love You 2 CD
8 June 1978 Sports Palais Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland Second Pavilion 2 CD
9 June 1978 Sports Palais Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland Ahoy 78 Third Night 2 CD
11 June 1978 Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium Brussels 78 First Night 2 CD
12 June 1978 Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium Brussels 78 Second Night 2 CD
14 June 1978 City Hall, Newcastle, UK No Room To Spare 2 CD x
15 June 1978 City Hall, Newcastle, UK Beauty Before Outrage 2 CD
Bowiecastle 1 CD
16 June 1978 City Hall, Newcastle, UK Newcastle 78 Third Night 2 CD x
19 June 1978 Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, UK Glasgow Apollo 78 First Night 2CD
20 June 1978 Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, UK Glasgow Apollo Second Night 2CD
21 June 1978 Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, UK Glasgow Apollo 78 Third Night 2CD x
22 June 1978

Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, UK

Glasgow Apollo 78 Fourth Night 2 CD
24 June 1978

Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK

Stafford 78 First Night 2 CD
25 June 1978

Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK

Stafford 78 Second Night 2 CD
26 June 1978

Bingley Hall, Stafford, UK

Stafford 78 Third Night 2 CD

29 June 1978

Earl's Court, London, UK

Earl's Court, London

2 CD

30 June 1978

Earl's Court, London, UK

Live In London 30 Jun 78 2 CD
London Star 1 CD

1 July 1978

Earl's Court, London, UK

Another Stage 2 CD
Immersed In Crowley's Uniform 2 CD
To Have And Not Have 1 CD
 

For the Australian leg of the tour, officially named "The Oz Tour", Dennis Garcia replaced Roger Powell on keyboards and synthesisers for two shows on the 11th and 14th November.

 

11 November 1978 Oval Cricket Ground, Adelaide, Australia Sense Of Adelaide 2 CD
14 November 1978 Perth Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia
18 November 1978 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Kiss You In The Rain 1 CD
21 November 1978 Lang Park, Brisbane, Australia

24 November 1978

RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia

Forever Yours 2 CD

25 November 1978

RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia

29 November 1978

Queen Elizabeth II Park, Christchurch, New Zealand

2 December 1978

Western Springs Speedway Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand

6 December 1978

Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Osaka, Japan

Isolar II 2 CD
Reaction 1 CD

7 December 1978

Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Osaka, Japan

Osaka 78 Second Night 2 CD

9 December 1978

Koseinenkin Kaikan Hall, Osaka, Japan

Under Japanese Influence 2 CD

11 December 1978

Nihon Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Budokan '78 2 CD

12 December 1978

Nihon Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan

TV Confessions 1 CD
Hoping For A Little Romance 1 CD
Wild Mutation 1 CD