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THE EARTHLING WORLD TOUR

The Earthling World Tour began on the 7th June 1997, after four warm-up shows. The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, guitar, alto & baritone saxophone), Reeves Gabrels (lead guitar), Gail Ann Dorsey (bass, vocals, keyboards), Zachary Alford (drums, percussion) and Mike Garson (keyboards). At some shows the band were named the "Tao Jones Index" for the 'Drum 'N' Bass' set.

 

Date Venue Title Media Cover Art
3 January 1997 SIR Studios, New York, NYC, USA Rehearsals
4 January 1997 SIR Studios, New York, NYC, USA Rehearsals
7 January 1997 Meadows Music Theatre, Hartford, CT, USA Rehearsals
8 January 1997 BBC Studios, London, UK 50th Birthday Bash 2 CD
50th Birthday Concert DVD 2 DVD
50th Birthday Bash VCD 2 VCD

BBC Radio Session 8 January 1997

1 CD
ChangesNowBowie 1 CD
Divine Symmetry 1 CD
 

The band consisted of: David Bowie (vocals, guitar, saxophone), Reeves Gabrels (lead guitar), Gail Ann Dorsey (bass, vocals), Zachary Alford (drums) and Mike Garson (keyboards). Special Guests: Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Robert Smith, Lou Reed and Billy Corgan. All proceeds from the show were donated to the 'Save The Children' charity organisation.

 

9 January 1997 Madison Square Garden, New York, NYC, USA 50th Birthday Bash 2 CD
50th Birthday Concert DVD 2 DVD
50th Birthday Bash VCD 2 VCD
50 Dead Dogs 2 CD
Earthling In The City 1 CD
Happy Birthday Mr Bowie 2 CD
Save The Children 2 CD
Storyteller and Beyond 1 CD
The Genius 1 CD
8 February 1997

Saturday Night Live with Neve Campbell, Studio 8H, NBC TV Studios, Rockefeller Centre, New York, NYC, USA

Absolutely Fabulous Via Satellites From Paradiso 1 CD
ChangesNowBowie 1 CD
Idiot Box 1 CD
9 February 1997

KCRW 89.9 FM, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Morning Becomes Eclectic 1 CD

WBCN 104.1 Studios, Boston, MA, USA

WBCN Earthling Special 1 CD
11 February 1997

Tonight Show with Jay Leno, USTV

Small Red Box 1 CD
16 February 1997 The Brit Awards, Earl's Court, London, UK 20th Century Boy 1 CD
Friends 1 CD x
17 February 1997

Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal + TV, France

Earthling TV 1 CD
Save The Children 2 CD
3 March 1997

Museum of Television & Radio, New York, NYC, USA

Rockline 97 1 CD
3 March 1997

Rosie O'Donnell Show, NBC Studios, Rockefeller Centre, New York, NYC, USA

Absolutely Fabulous Via Satellites From Paradiso 1 CD
ChangesNowBowie 1 CD
Idiot Box 1 CD
4 April 1997

Late Show with David Letterman, CBS TV, Ed Sullivan Theatre, New York, NYC, USA

Earthling TV 1 CD
Idiot Box 1 CD
8 April 1997

Fort Apache Studios, Cambridge, MA, USA

Bowie At Fort Apache 1 CD
Oh! You Pretty Thing 1 CD
8 April 1997

Smith's Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA, USA

Oh! You Pretty Thing 1 CD
Seven Months In America 1 CD
The Unreleased Stuff 1 CD
10 April 1997 Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC Studios, Rockefeller Centre, New York, NYC, USA Absolutely Fabulous Via Satellites From Paradiso 1 CD
ChangesNowBowie 1 CD
Earthling TV 1 CD
Idiot Box 1 CD
Jewel 1 CD
20 April 1997 The Factory Studios, Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland Rehearsals Start
16 May 1997 The Factory Studios, Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland Rehearsals Finish
17 May 1997 The Factory Studios, Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland Quadraphonic 3 CD
23 May 1997 The Jack Docherty Show, Channel 5 TV, London, UK Paradiso '97 1 CD
? May 1997 Brixton Academy, London, UK Rehearsals
2 June 1997 Hanover Grand, London, UK Song And Dance 2 CD
Famous Fame In Little Wonderland 3 CD
3 June 1997 Hanover Grand, London, UK Famous Fame In Little Wonderland 3 CD
Fucking The Waiters 2 CD
5 June 1997 Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, Germany Stay In Hamburg 2 CD
Quicklive 2 CD
7 June 1997 Flughafen Blankense, Lubeck, Germany

Lbeck - Earthling Premier

2 CD
8 June 1997 Bieberer Berg Stadion, Offenbach, Germany Offenbach 97 2 CD x

10 June 1997

Paradiso Club, Amsterdam, Holland

Absolutely Fabulous Via Satellites From Paradiso 1 CD
Fight Fire With Fire 2 CD
Earthling In The City 1 CD
Idiot Box 1 CD
Liveandwell.com 2 CD
Paradiso '97 1 CD
Tao Jones Index 1 CD

11 June 1997

Muziekcentrum, Vredenburg, Utrecht, Holland

L-Dopa 2 CD
13 June 1997 Essen Stadion, Essen, Germany Show cancelled
13 June 1997 Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany Dortmund Instead Of Essen 2 CD
14 June 1997 Parc des Princes, Paris, France Dancing On Angels 4 CD
16 June 1997 La Trocadiere, Nantes, France Dancing On Angels 4 CD
Nantes '97 2 CD

17 June 1997

La Medocquine, Bordeaux, France

Bruised Pacifity 2 CD
19 June 1997 Maison des Sports, Clermont-Ferrand, France Night Dream 2 CD
21 June 1997 AGRA-Gelaende, Leipzig, Germany
22 June 1997 Neubiberg Airport, Munich, Germany

24 June 1997

Sommer Arena, Wien, Austria

Live In Vienna Arena 2 CD

25 June 1997

Congress Centre, Praag, Czech Republic

28 June 1997

Kalvoeya Festival, Oslo, Norway

29 June 1997

Ruisrock Festival, Turku, Finland

1 July 1997

Zagreb Stadium, Zagreb, Croatia

2 July 1997

Piazza Del Duomo, Pistoia, Italy

Dead Dame Walking 2 CD

4 July 1997

Tourhout Festival, Torhout, Belgium

Looking For Zimmer Frames 2 CD

5 July 1997

Werchter Festival, Werchter, Germany

6 July 1997

Midtfyns Festival, Ringe, Denmark

8 July 1997

Stadio Rigamonti, Brescia, Italy

10 July 1997

Ilva di Bagnoli, Napoli, Italy

Sempre Napoli 2 CD x

11 July 1997

Rocce Rosse, Arbatax, Italy

13 July 1997

The Green, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Soylent Green 2 CD
15 July 1997

Las Ventas Bullrins, Madrid, Spain

Show cancelled
15 July 1997

Aqua Lung, Madrid, Spain

From Kether To Malcuth 2 CD
16 July 1997

Pebellon De Principe Felipe, Zaragoza, Spain

Turn And Turn Again 2 CD
17 July 1997

Velodromo De Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain

Live In San Sebastian 17 Jul 1997 2 CD
19 July 1997

Phoenix Festival, Long Marston, UK

Liveandwell.com 2 CD
20 July 1997

Phoenix Festival, Long Marston, UK

The Lollipopper 2 CD
22 July 1997

Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK

Just Another Satellite 2 CD
What Else Can I Sell You? 2 CD

23 July 1997

Academy, Manchester, UK

Next Stop Manchester 2 CD

25 July 1997

Molleplatsen, Malmo, Sweden

26 July 1997

Lollipop Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

The Lollipopper 2 CD

27 July 1997

Gdansk, Poland

Show cancelled

29 July 1997

Thtre Romain de Fourvire, Lyon, France

Battle For Lyon (The Letter)

2 CD

30 July 1997

Pinede Gould, Juan-les-Pins, France

1 August 1997 Que Club, Birmingham, UK UK Sleeze 2 CD
2 August 1997 Royal Court, Liverpool, UK Liverpool Royal Court 97 2 CD x
3 August 1997 Riverside, Newcastle, UK Bowie's In Toon 2 CD
4 August 1997 (Ronson Memorial Warm-up Gig), Rock City, Nottingham, UK The Night Of The Spider 2 CD
5 August 1997 Rock City, Nottingham, UK Blood And Quicksand 2 CD
6 August 1997 Town & Country Club, Leeds, UK Leeds Town & Country Club 2 CD x

8 August 1997

Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

Live In Dublin 2 CD
Dame Meditation 4 CD

9 August 1997

Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

Dame Meditation 4 CD
9 August 1997 Mick Ronson Memorial Stand, Queens Gardens, Hull, UK The Night Of the Spider 2 CD
11 August 1997 Empire, Shepherd's Bush , London, UK Bowie At The Bush 4 CD
12 August 1997 Empire, Shepherd's Bush, London, UK Bowie At The Bush 4 CD
14 August 1997 Student Island Festival, Budapest, Hungary Outside In Budapest 1 CD
6 September 1997 Plaza Of Nations, Vancouver, BC, Canada Ticket Stub N/A x
7 September 1997 Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA, USA Ticket Stub N/A x
9 September 1997 Slimsfour Live 105FM, San Francisco, CA, USA 20th Century Boy 1 CD
Watching The Cruisers Below 4 CD
9 September 1997 Warfield Theatre, San Fransisco, CA, USA I Left My Heart In San Francisco 2 CD
Warfield 2 CD
Watching The Cruisers Below 4 CD
10 September 1997

Hollywood Athletic Club, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Hollywood Athletic Club 2 CD
12 September 1997

Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA

LA Revisited 2 CD
13 September 1997

Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Last Night In LA 2 CD
15 September 1997

Warfield Theatre, San Fransisco, CA, USA

Warfield II 2 CD
Watching The Cruisers Below 4 CD

16 September 1997

Warfield Theatre, San Fransisco, CA, USA

19 September 1997

Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA

21 September 1997

State Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA

22 September 1997

State Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA

Johnnie's Always Crashing 3 CD
I Left My Heart In San Francisco 2 CD
Panic In Detroit 4 CD
Picnic In Detroit 2 CD
24 September 1997 Metropolis, Montreal, QB, Canada
25 September 1997 Metropolis, Montreal, QB, Canada
26 September 1997 CFNY Acoustic Radio Show Almost Acoustic 1 CD

27 September 1997

Warehouse, Toronto, ON, Canada 2 Long Nights 4 CD
Earthling Sightings 2 CD
Jungle Fever 2 CD

28 September 1997

Warehouse, Toronto, ON, Canada 2 Long Nights 4 CD
Chaos Girls 2 CD

30 September 1997

Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA, USA

Boston 30 Sep 97 2 CD x

30 September 1997

WBCN 104.1 Studios, Boston, MA, USA

At WBCN 1 CD

1 October 1997

Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA, USA

Adventures In Cyberspace 2 CD
Cyberlive To the World 2 CD
2 October 1997 Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA, USA Sigma Sound Studio 1 CD
3 October 1997 Electric Factory Second Anniversary, Philadelphia, PA, USA Death In Philly 2 CD
4 October 1997 Electric Factory Second Anniversary, Philadelphia, PA, USA Wonder Factory 2 CD

7 October 1997

Chili Pepper, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Chili Burn 2 CD

8 October 1997

Chili Pepper, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

10 October 1997

International Ballroom, Atlanta, GA, USA

Earthling Sightings 2 CD
Georgia 2 CD
Nowhere, Shampoo, TV... 4 CD
Panic In Detroit 4 CD

12 October 1997

Capitol Ballroom, Washington, DC, USA

Capitol Ballroom 2 CD

13 October 1997

The Supper Club, New York, NYC, USA

Supper Club 2 CD

14 October 1997

Ten-Spot, Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, NYC, USA

Live From The Ten-Spot 1 CD
The Genius 1 CD
Quicklive 2 CD
Live From Earth 1 CD
We're Not Famous...But Our Clothes Are 1 VCD

15 October 1997

Radio City Music Hall, New York, NYC, USA

Radio City Music Hall 2 CD
Seven Months In America 1 CD
Liveandwell.com 2 CD
Live From Earth 1 CD

17 October 1997

Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL, USA

Earthling Sightings 2 CD

18 October 1997

Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St Paul, MN, USA

Earthling Sightings 2 CD
Nowhere, Shampoo, TV... 4 CD

23 October 1997

Autodromo Hermanos Rodrigues, Mexico City, Mexico

Ticket Stub N/A x

31 October 1997

Pedreira Paulo Leminski, Curitiba

1 November  1997

Pista de Atletismo, So Paolo, Brazil

2 November  1997

Metropolitan, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Liveandwell.com 2 CD

5 November  1997

Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile

Voyeur 2 CD

6 November  1997

Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, Palacio Duhau, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Goodbye Earthling...You're Sleepy Now 2 CD

7 November  1997

Ferrocarril Oeste Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Goodbye Earthling...You're Sleepy Now 2 CD

7 November  1997

Ferrocarril Oeste Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Last Earthling 2 CD

6 December  1997

Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Almost Acoustic 1 CD

7 December  1997

Kezar Pavilion, San Francisco, CA, USA

Ticket Stub N/A x