Live: Dean Smith Center, Chapel Hill

David Bowie performed at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on 6 September 1987, as part of the Glass Spider Tour.

It was the 49th date of the tour, which began on 30 May in Rotterdam, and the first of two consecutive nights in Chapel Hill.

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.

Bowie returned to the Dean Smith Center on 9 May 1990 during the Sound+Vision Tour.

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