Live: Yubin Chokin Kaikan, Hiroshima

David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars performed at the Yubin Chokin Kaikan in Hiroshima, Japan, on 14 April 1973.

It was the 107th date of the Ziggy Stardust Tour, which had begun on 29 January 1972. As with all the shows outside of Tokyo during the Japanese leg of the tour, the venue was approximately half full.

The kids in Hiroshima were no different to kids anywhere else, and they went wild for David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars at the ‘Yubin Chokin’ Hall. I sometimes wondered if the translators ever had hysterics during their working days. Some Japanese names were just hysterically funny, while others were censurable.
John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson
Bowie & Hutch

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Last updated: 9 May 2023
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