Live: Civic Centre, Ottawa

David Bowie performed at the Civic Centre in Ottawa, Canada, on 2 May 1978, as part of the Isolar II Tour.

It was the 25th date of the tour, which began on 29 March in San Diego.

Bowie’s guitarists were Carlos Alomar and Adrian Belew. Simon House was on electric violin, Sean Mayes played piano, and Roger Powell was on keyboards and synthesizers. George Murray played bass guitar and Dennis Davis was on drums.

Next day we flew to Ottawa. I don’t remember too much about the place. We played the Civic Centre which reminded me of a large gym, though it held 10,000 people.
Sean Mayes
Life On Tour With Bowie

Bowie had previously performed at the Civic Centre on 15 June 1974 during the Diamond Dogs Tour. He returned for a final time on 6 July 1990 for the Sound+Vision Tour.

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