Live: Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

David Bowie performed at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria, on 22 May 1978, as part of the Isolar II Tour.

It was the 38th 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.

That evening we drove past ornate, illuminated façades – theatres, concert halls, museums, palaces and fountains – but we played in a vast gymnasium. As I remembered from the Fats Domino tour it was large and friendly with a heavy echo.
Sean Mayes
Life On Tour With Bowie

Bowie returned to the Wiener Stadthalle on 4 February 1996 during the Outside Tour, and 29 October 2003 for A Reality Tour.

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Last updated: 17 October 2023
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