Opening on 29th March, The 1978 World Tour visited fifteen countries and played a total of seventy-eight 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, Synthesizers). On the 11th and 14th November, Dennis Garcia (Keyboards, Synthesizers) replaced Roger Powell.
THE OZ TOUR
For the Australian leg of the tour, officially named 'The Oz Tour', Dennis Garcia replaced Roger Powell on keyboards and synthesizers for two shows on the 11th and 14th November.