Live: Grand Hall, Kilmarnock

The third show of David Bowie’s Scottish tour of 1969 was at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock on 8 November.

This was Bowie’s first headlining tour. Prior to this show he had performed at the Auchinleck Community Centre.

Bowie’s support act was Junior’s Eyes, who were also his backing band. Most of the group had played on Bowie’s second album, which was released on 14 November.

Bowie was paid £100 for each show. The dates of the Scottish tour were Perth (7 November), Auchinleck (8), Kilmarnock (8), Dunfermline (9), Kirkcaldy (14), Edinburgh (14), and Dundee (15).

After 9 November Junior’s Eyes had to perform tour dates of their own, leaving Bowie to play solo sets. As a result, scheduled shows at Glasgow (10), Stirling (11), Aberdeen (12), and Hamilton (13) were cancelled.

Last updated: 24 March 2023
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