Live: Sydney Showground, Sydney

David Bowie performed at the Sydney Showground in Sydney, Australia, on 24 November 1978, as part of the Isolar II Tour.

It was the 71st date of the tour, which began on 29 March in San Diego, and the first of two consecutive nights at the Showground.

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.

Our first Sydney show seemed subdued though it went well.
Sean Mayes
Life On Tour With Bowie

Bowie returned to the Sydney Showground on 19 and 20 November 1983 during the Serious Moonlight Tour.

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Last updated: 19 October 2023
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Live: Sydney Showground, Sydney
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