Live: Platz der Republik, Berlin

David Bowie performed at the Platz der Republik in West Berlin, Germany, on 6 June 1987, as part of the Glass Spider Tour.

It was the fourth date of the tour, which began on 30 May in Rotterdam.

Prior to the show Bowie held a rehearsal and press conference at Berlin’s Hansa Tonstudios.

The live show was for the City Of Berlin festival, and took place outside the Reichstag building. Bowie’s set was broadcast live on FM radio.

Bowie’s guitarists were Carlos Alomar and Peter Frampton. Erdal Kızılçay played keyboards, trumpet, congas, and violin, and Richard Cottle was on keyboards, saxophone, and tambourine. Carmine Rojas played bass guitar and Alan Childs was on drums and percussion.

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