Opening on the 14th September 1995, the Outside World Tour took in twenty-six countries and performed a total of ninety-two shows. The band consisted of: David Bowie (Vocals, Saxophone), Peter Schwartz (Keyboards), Reeves Gabrels (Lead Guitar), Gail Ann Dorsey (Bass Guitar, Vocals), Carlos Alomar (Guitar), Zachary Alford (Drums), Mike Garson (Keyboards) and George Simms (Backing Vocals, Keyboards).
For the start of the tour in the US, Nine Inch Nails were special guests. Five songs were performed with them: 'Subterraneans', 'Scary Monsters', 'Reptile', 'Hallo Spaceboy' and 'Hurt'.
For the UK/European leg, Morrissey was the special guest until he decided to leave the tour before the gig at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Aberdeen on 29th November.
*18th September: David performed 'A Small Plot Of Land; and 'My Death' with Mike Garson accompanying him on keyboards. Other artists performing at this fundraising benefit for The Joseph Papp Public Theater included Iggy Pop, Heavy D and Salt-N-Pepa.
The band line-up now consists of: David Bowie (Vocals, Saxophone), Reeves Gabrels (Lead Guitar), Gail Ann Dorsey (Bass Guitar, Vocals), Zachary Alford (Drums) and Mike Garson (Keyboards).