Live: Kit Kat Klub, New York City

David Bowie appeared at the Kit Kat Klub in New York City, USA, on 19 November 1999, as part of the Hours Tour.

It was the sixth show of the nine-date tour, which lasted from August to December 1999.

Mark Plati and Page Hamilton were on guitar; Gail Ann Dorsey was on bass guitar, vocals; Mike Garson played piano, keyboards, and synthesisers; Sterling Campbell was on drums; and Emm Gryner, Holly Palmer were on backing vocals.

The Kit Kat Klub was the temporary name of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre at 124 West 43rd Street, Manhattan. It was renamed for a 1998 revival of Cabaret, a fictional venue in the musical. In 1999 and 2000 it operated as a nightclub and concert venue before reverting to its theatrical origins.

Bowie’s concert was recorded in front of an invite-only audience of fans and contest winners. It was recorded and filmed, and broadcast in December 1999 on

The recordings of ‘Seven’, ‘Something In The Air’, and ‘The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell’ were released in the UK in July 2000 on the third CD single of ‘Seven’.

A 12-song selection from the show was issued as a promotional CD by Virgin in 1999. It was released officially as At The Kit Kat Klub (Live New York 99) on 2 April 2021. The missing songs were ‘Drive-In Saturday’, ‘Cracked Actor’, ‘Ashes To Ashes’, ‘Repetition’, and ‘Rebel Rebel’.

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Hours Tour dates

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