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1983

 

THE SERIOUS MOONLIGHT

WORLD TOUR

 

Opening on 18th May 1983, the Serious Moonlight World Tour visited fifteen countries and produced ninety six performances. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, guitar, saxophone), Carlos Alomar (guitar), Earl Slick (lead guitar), Carmine Rojas (bass), Tony Thomson (drums), Dave Lebolt (keyboards), Steve Elson, Stan Harrison, Lenny Pickett, Frank Simms and George Simms (backing vocals).

 

Date Venue Title Media Cover Art

17 March 1983

Claridge's Hotel, London, UK

Press Conference

27 April 1983

'Las Calinas', Dallas, TX, USA

The Complete Dallas Rehearsals Vol 1 1 CD
The Complete Dallas Rehearsals Vol 2 1 CD
The Duke And The Hawk 2 CD
The Serious Moonlight Rehearsals 2 CD
? May 1983

Paris, France

Rehearsals
18 May 1983

Voorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium

Dress Rehearsal
18 May 1983

Voorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium

Birmingham NEC Arena 2 CD
Immersed In Crowley's Uniform 2 CD
Sneak Try-Out 2 CD
19 May 1983

Voorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium

On The Hammersmith Stage 2 CD
20 May 1983

Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt 83 2 CD
21 May 1983

Olympiahalle, Mnchen, Germany

Mnchen 83 First Night 2 CD x
22 May 1983

Olympiahalle, Mnchen, Germany

Moonlight Special 2 CD
24 May 1983

Palais Des Sports, Lyon, France

25 May 1983

Palais Des Sports, Lyon, France

Lyon 25 May 83

2 CD

Lyon 83 Second Night

1 CD x
26 May 1983

Les Arenes, Frejus, France

Frejus 83 First Night 2 CD

27 May 1983

Les Arenes, Frejus, France

Merci Beaucoup 2 CD

30 May 1983

La Beaujoire, Nantes, France

Show cancelled

30 May 1983

US Festival, Glen Helen Park, San Bernardino, CA, USA

Cool Million 2 CD
June 1983 Unknown Venue, Germany MusikExpress-Sounds 1983 1 CD
2 June 1983 Wembley Arena, London, UK A London Trilogy 1 1 CD
3 June 1983 Wembley Arena, London, UK A London Trilogy 2 2 CD
Birmingham NEC Arena 2 CD
4 June 1983 Wembley Arena, London, UK A London Trilogy 3 2 CD
5 June 1983 NEC Arena, Birmingham, UK Birmingham 83 First Night 2 CD x
6 June 1983 NEC Arena, Birmingham, UK Birmingham NEC Arena 2 CD
8 June 1983 Hippodrome D'Auteuil, Paris, France Paris 8 Jun 83 2 CD
9 June 1983 Hippodrome D'Auteuil, Paris, France Paris 9 Jun 83 2 CD x
11 June 1983 Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden Sold Out 2 CD
12 June 1983 Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden Pinpoints Of Light 2 CD
15 June 1983 Ruhrland Stadium, Bochum, Germany Ticket Stub N/A x
17 June 1983 Freilecht Buhne, Bad Segeberg, Germany

18 June 1983

Freilecht Buhne, Bad Segeberg, Germany

Bad Segeberg '83 2 CD

20 June 1983

Waldbuhne, Berlin, Germany

Back In Berlin 2 CD

24 June 1983

Bieberer Berg Stadium, Offenbach, Germany

Back In Berlin 2 CD
25 June 1983

Stadion Feyenoord, Rotterdam, Holland

Rotterdam 83 First Night 2 CD
26 June 1983

Stadion Feyenoord, Rotterdam, Holland

Keep On 2 CD
28 June 1983

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh 83 2 CD
30 June 1983

Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK

On The Hammersmith Stage 2 CD
1 July 1983 Milton Keynes Bowl, England, UK Meal Ticket 2 CD
2 July 1983 Milton Keynes Bowl, England, UK Milton Keynes Bowl 2 Jul 83 2 CD
3 July 1983 Milton Keynes Bowl, England, UK Dedicated To Lennard Holt 2 CD
No Religion 2 CD
11 July 1983

Le Colisee, Quebec City, QB, Canada

12 July 1983

Forum, Montreal, QB, Canada

Funk To Forum 2 CD
13 July 1983

Forum, Montreal, QB, Canada

Fame 2 CD
Live On Mars 1 CD
Montreal Connection 3 CD
Serious Moonlight 2 CD
The Jean Genie Vol 3 1 CD
The Jean Genie Vol 4 1 CD
15 July 1983 Civic Centre, Hartford, CT, USA
16 July 1983 Civic Centre, Hartford, CT, USA
18 July 1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA
19 July 1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA The Philadelphia Tea Party 2 CD
20 July 1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA Live In Philadelphia 20 Jul 83 2 CD
21 July 1983 Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA Last Night In Philadelphia 2 CD
23 July 1983 Carrier Dome, Syracuse, PA, USA Show rescheduled
25 July 1983 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA Lavender Blue 2 CD
26 July 1983 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA Lavender Green 2 CD
27 July 1983 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA Moonlight Blueshirts 2 CD
29 July 1983 Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, OH, USA
30 July 1983 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI, USA Detroit 83 1st Show 2 CD
31 July 1983 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI, USA Detroit 83 2 CD
2 August 1983 Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Chicago, IL, USA Live At The Rosemont Horizon 2 August 1983 2 CD
3 August 1983 Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Chicago, IL, USA Second Night At The Horizon 2 CD
4 August 1983 Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Chicago, IL, USA At His Best 2 CD
7 August 1983 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, BC, Canada Edmonton 1983 2 CD
9 August 1983 British Columbia Place Stadium, Vancouver, BC, Canada Place Stadium 2 CD
11 August 1983 Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA, USA Tacoma Dome 1983 2 CD
14 August 1983 Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
15 August 1983 Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA I'll Never Touch You 2 CD
17 August 1983 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ, USA Arizona Moonlight 1 CD
19 August 1983 Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX, USA Dallas 83 2 CD x
20 August 1983 Frank Erwin Special Events Centre, Austin, TX, USA Austin Texas 83 2 CD
21 August 1983 Summit, Houston, TX, USA
24 August 1983 Scope Conventional Hall, Norfolk, VA, USA
25 August 1983 Scope Conventional Hall, Norfolk, VA, USA
27 August 1983 Capitol Centre, Landover, Washington, MD, USA Washington 83 First Night 2 CD
28 August 1983 Capitol Centre, Landover, Washington, MD, USA Washington 83 Second Night 2 CD x
29 August 1983 Hershey Park Stadium, Hershey, PA, USA Hershey Moonlight 2 CD
31 August 1983 Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, Boston, MA, USA Let's Dub 2 CD
3 September 1983 CNE Stadium, Toronto, ON, Canada Ticket Stub N/A x

4 September 1983

CNE Stadium, Toronto, ON, Canada

Boy Could He Play Earl's Guitar 2 CD

5 September 1983

Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NYC, USA

6 September 1983

Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NYC, USA

9 September 1983

Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, CA, USA

Los Angeles 83 2 CD

11 September 1983

PNE Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada

12 September 1983

PNE Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada

High Fashion 2 CD
Serious Moonlight Vancouver 2 CD
Serious Moonlight VCD 1 VCD x
Vancouver 1983 2 CD

14 September 1983

Winnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

L'il Scob's First Show 2 CD

17 September 1983

Oakland Alameda Stadium, Oakland, CA, USA

Oakland 83 2 CD

? October 1983

Tokyo, Japan

Rehearsals

20 October 1983

Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan

Japan 83 2 CD

21 October 1983

Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan

22 October 1983

Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan

24 October 1983

Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan

David Bowie Live At The Budokan - 24 Oct 83 2 CD

25 October 1983

Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan

Live In Yokohama 1983

2 CD

26 October 1983

Furitsu Taiikukan, Osaka, Japan

The Furitsu Taiikukan Concerts

4 CD

27 October 1983

Furitsu Taiikukan, Osaka, Japan

Live In Osaka 27 Oct 83 2 CD

The Furitsu Taiikukan Concerts

4 CD

29 October1983

Kokusai Tenji Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya 83 2 CD

30 October 1983

Expo Memorial Park, Osaka, Japan

The Dressmann And the Nippon Girl 1 CD

31 October 1983

Furitsu Taiikukan, Kyoto, Japan

Live In Yokohama 1983

2 CD

4 November 1983

Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

5 November 1983

Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

6 November 1983

Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

9 November 1983

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia

12 November 1983

VFL Park, Melbourne, Australia

Just The Power To Charm 2 CD

16 November 1983

Lang Park, Brisbane, Australia

19 November 1983

RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia

Live In Sydney 19 Nov 83 2 CD

20 November 1983

RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia

24 November 1983

Athletic Park, Wellington, New Zealand

Crushed Actor 2 CD

26 November 1983

Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland Moonlight 2 CD

1 December 1983

Youth Club, Singapore

Show cancelled

3 December 1983

Singapore

Stream Without Boredom 1 CD

5 December 1983

Army Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand

Stream Without Boredom 1 CD

7 December 1983

Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom, Hong Kong City, Hong Kong

8 December 1983

Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom, Hong Kong City, Hong Kong A Sweet Thing In LA 2 CD
Friends 1 CD
From The Vaults Of Mainman 1 CD
Pinups 4 1 CD
Stream Without Boredom 1 CD
Telling Lies (Pearls Before Swine) 2 CD