Live: Civic Centre, Ottawa

David Bowie performed at the Civic Centre in Ottawa, Canada, on 15 June 1974.

It was the second date of the Diamond Dogs Tour, which had kicked off in Montreal on 14 June.

The musical director was Michael Kamen, who also played electric piano, Moog synthesizer, and oboe. Earl Slick played guitar, and Mike Garson was on piano and Mellotron. The bass guitarist was Herbie Flowers, and the drummer was Tony Newman.

The backing singers were Geoff MacCormack (billed as Warren Peace) and Gui Andrisano. The line-up was completed by David Sanborn and Richard Grando on saxophone and flute, and percussionist Pablo Rosario.

Bowie returned to the Civic Centre on 2 May 1978 during the Isolar II Tour, and on 6 July 1990 for the Sound+Vision Tour.

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