Opening on 30th May 1987, The Glass Spider World Tour visited fifteen countries and played eighty-seven performances, as well as nine promotional press shows. The band consisted of: David Bowie (Vocals, Guitar, Saxophone), Carlos Alomar (Guitar), Peter Frampton (Lead Guitar), Carmine Rojas (Bass), Alan Childs (Drums), Erdal Kizilcay (Keyboards, Trumpet, Congas, Violin) and Richard Cottle (Keyboards, Saxophone).
The dancers were: Melissa Hurley, Constance Marie, Craig Allen Rothwell (aka Spazz Attack), Viktor Manoel and Steven Nicholas (aka Skeeter Rabbit). In March before the tour started a number of press shows were given in various countries. The band for these performances consisted of: David Bowie (Vocals), Carlos Alomar (Guitar), Peter Frampton (Guitar), Alan CVhilds (Drums), Carmine Rojas (Bass) and Richard Cottle (Keyboards).
MARCH - PROMOTIONAL PRESS TOUR:
*27th June: The original venue on the ticket is Nya Ullevi, but the gig was transferred to a shutdown shipyard called Eriksberg.