Live: Reunion Arena, Dallas

David Bowie performed at the Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas, on 10 October 1987, as part of the Glass Spider Tour.

It was the 68th date of the tour, which began on 30 May in Rotterdam, and the first of two consecutive nights in Dallas.

Following one of the Dallas shows, a 30-year-old woman named Wanda Nichols alleged that Bowie sexually assaulted her at the Mansion Hotel. Bowie denied the charges and called them “ridiculous”, and stated that, although Nichols was with him at the hotel, their encounter was consensual.

On 18 November 1987 a spokeswoman for assistant district attorney Hugh Lucas announced that the Dallas County grand jury had no-billed Bowie after hearing two hours of testimony on 11 November. “The Grand jury did not find enough evidence to warrant an indictment,” she said.

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 had previously performed at the Reunion Arena on 19 August 1983 during the Serious Moonlight Tour.

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