Live: Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

David Bowie performed at Boston’s Music Hall on 16 July 1974.

It was the 28th date of the Diamond Dogs Tour, which had kicked off in Montreal on 14 June. The tour returned to the Music Hall on 14, 15, and 16 November 1974.

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 had previously performed at the venue on 1 October 1972, during the Ziggy Stardust Tour.

Last updated: 25 May 2023
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