Live: Entertainment Centre, Perth

David Bowie performed at the Perth Entertainment Centre in Perth, Australia, on 14 November 1978, as part of the Isolar II Tour.

This was the 67th date of the tour, which began on 29 March in San Diego, and the first of two consecutive nights in Perth.

His guitarists were Carlos Alomar and Adrian Belew. Simon House was on electric violin, Sean Mayes played piano, and Dennis Garcia was on keyboards and synthesizers for this and the next and previous Australian shows. George Murray played bass guitar and Dennis Davis was on drums.

We were playing indoors in the Perth Entertainment Centre, a new circular building seating 7,500.

Notes from Perth: First show, bloke in front row, short hair, drill shirt, leather strap (camera?) looking very serious and uninvolved. Later, crowds surge forward. Two bronzed blondes in black dresses. Someone throws a sleeveless pullover on-stage. Later D picks it up and puts it on.

Sean Mayes
Life On Tour With Bowie

Bowie returned to the Oval on 4, 5, and 6 November 1983 during the Serious Moonlight Tour.

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Last updated: 19 October 2023
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