Live: Queen Elizabeth II Park, Christchurch

David Bowie performed at Queen Elizabeth II Park in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 29 November 1978, as part of the Isolar II Tour.

It was the 73rd date of the tour, which began on 29 March in San Diego. It was Bowie’s first concert in New Zealand, and his only one in Christchurch.

His 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.

Wednesday was the gig. It was open-air and went well enough. The back-stage area was surrounded by a bamboo fence and security was in the capable hands of large Maoris.
Sean Mayes
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