David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars performed at Torquay’s Town Hall on 16 June 1972.
It was the 38th date of the Ziggy Stardust Tour, which had begun on 29 January. This was also the UK release date for the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars.
The Ziggy Stardust Tour visited Torquay’s Rainbow Pavilion on 2 July 1972, and the Town Hall again for two shows on 16 June 1973.
Last updated: 18 April 2023
Also on this day...
- 1978: Live: City Hall, Newcastle
- 1974: Live: O’Keefe Centre, Toronto
- 1973: Live: Town Hall, Torquay
- 1972: UK album release: The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
- 1970: Live: David Bowie and Hype, Jesus College, Cambridge
- 1966: The Buzz audition guitarists
- 1962: Live: The Konrads, Bromley Tech – David Bowie’s first live performance
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