Live: Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan, Osaka

David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars performed at the Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan in Osaka, Japan, on 17 April 1973.

It was the 109th 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 concert was a near riot, we went back to the hotel, ate and slept again.
John ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson
Bowie & Hutch

Bowie, the band, crew and entourage stayed overnight in Osaka before taking the train to Tokyo in the morning.

Bowie returned to the Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan on 6 and 7 December 1978, during the Isolar II Tour.

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Last updated: 9 May 2023
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