David Bowie and the Buzz performed at The Place in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, on Friday 16 September 1966.
This was their only appearance at the venue. They played two sets, each lasting around one hour.
The Place opened in 1963, and was situated at 67 Bryan Street. It was one of the UK’s first discotheques, and remained open until the 1990s. Rising stars who played there included Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, and Elton John.
Also on this day...
- 2002: Single release: Everyone Says ‘Hi’
- 1974: Live: Convention Center, Anaheim
- 1969: Recording: God Knows I’m Good
- 1968: Live: Turquoise, Wigmore Hall, London
- 1965: Davie Jones changes his name to David Bowie
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