Live: Three Tuns, Beckenham

David Bowie performed at Beckenham’s Three Tuns pub on 12 February 1970.

This was his 35th appearance at the venue. It was for Growth – the Beckenham Arts Lab, which he had co-founded the year before.

Bowie often appeared at the Arts Lab events, which were mostly on Sunday nights at the pub. This was one of the irregular weekday events.

Towards the end of 1969 Bowie’s interest in the Arts Lab had started to wane as his career began to take off, and by early 1970 his appearances became less frequent.

David Bowie plaque outside the former Three Tuns pub

Last updated: 28 March 2023
Live: Three Tuns, Beckenham
Awards: Disc & Music Echo
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