Live: Community War Memorial, Rochester

David Bowie performed at the Community War Memorial in Rochester, New York, on 17 June 1974.

It was the fourth date of the Diamond Dogs Tour, which had kicked off in Montreal on 14 June, and the first show in the USA.

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 Community War Memorial on 20 March 1976 during the Isolar Tour.

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