1972 ZIGGY STARDUST TOUR

Opening on the 10th February 1972, the Ziggy Stardust Tours during 1972 produced ninety-four performances. The band consisted of: David Bowie (Vocals, Guitar, 12-String Acoustic Guitar), Mick Ronson (Lead Guitar), Trevor Bolder (Bass Guitar) and Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey (Drums).

JANUARY:

FEBRUARY: 

UK TOUR 1:

*28th Feb: The Glasgow gig was cancelled as the venue management wouldn't allow the band to use their full amplification equipment. David explained the situation to waiting fans later outside.

 

MARCH:

*21st Mar: The concert at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester was cancelled and rearranged for the following month.

 

APRIL:

*17th Apr: The advertised concert at the New Lord's Club in Gravesend was cancelled. The replacement band were Tir Na Nog.

*20th Apr: Matthew Fisher on piano joins the touring band on 20th April.

 

MAY:

* From 2nd June Robin Lumley replaces Matthew Fisher on piano.

JUNE:

JULY:

August sees the start of two weeks of rehearsals for the Ziggy Stardust Show at the Rainbow Theatre.

 

*Nicky Graham joins the backing band on piano.

AUGUST:

UK TOUR 2

SEPTEMBER:

Mike Garson joins the band on piano after being auditioned by Mick Ronson.

USA TOUR 1

OCTOBER:

NOVEMBER:

*29th Nov: Mott The Hoople play at the Tower Theatre on November 29th - David joins them on stage.

DECEMBER:

UK LEG 2