David Bowie's 1974 Concert History

David Bowie (born David Robert Jones, in Brixton, London, on January 8, 1947) was a British singer-songwriter often regarded as one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century. He achieved his breakthrough with the 1969 song "Space Oddity," his first number-one hit single in the UK. Other popular songs by Bowie include "Starman,” "Heroes,” "Under Pressure" (with Queen), "Let's Dance," "Changes," "Modern Love," "The Man Who Sold the World," and "Moonage Daydream.” Bowie also had a successful acting career, most notably starring as Jareth the Goblin Key in Jim Henson and George Lucas’s 1986 cult classic “Labyrinth.” He was married twice, first to Angela Barnett with whom he had a son, filmmaker Duncan Jones, and later to supermodel Iman, with whom he had a daughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Jones. On January 10, 2016, David Bowie passed away from liver cancer, two days after the release of his final album, "Blackstar.”

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David Bowie on Oct 5, 1974 [557-small]

David Bowie
Oct 5, 1974
 Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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David Bowie on Oct 5, 1974 [345-small]

David Bowie
Oct 5, 1974
 Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 26, 1974 [706-small]

David Bowie
Jun 26, 1974
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 27, 1974 [707-small]

David Bowie
Jun 27, 1974
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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David Bowie / Jules Fisher on Jun 14, 1974 [520-small]

David Bowie / Jules Fisher
Jun 14, 1974
 Montréal, Québec, Canada
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David Bowie / Jules Fisher on Jun 14, 1974 [586-small]

David Bowie / Jules Fisher
Jun 14, 1974
 Montréal, Québec, Canada
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David Bowie on Dec 1, 1974 [964-small]

David Bowie
Dec 1, 1974
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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David Bowie on Dec 1, 1974 [965-small]

David Bowie
Dec 1, 1974
 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 17, 1974 [631-small]

David Bowie
Jun 17, 1974
 Rochester, New York, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 17, 1974 [632-small]

David Bowie
Jun 17, 1974
 Rochester, New York, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 22, 1974 [711-small]

David Bowie
Jun 22, 1974
 Detroit, Michigan, United States
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David Bowie on Jun 23, 1974 [712-small]

David Bowie
Jun 23, 1974
 Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Who is David Bowie?

David Bowie was the stage name used by influential and trendsetting English singer-songwriter and actor David Robert Jones. Bowie was active in the industry from 1962 until his death in 2016, reaching stardom in the early 1970s. His music was innovative and focused heavily on the idea of reinvention and use of stunning visual presentations and stagecraft. His work remains beloved by fans and critics alike and continues to inspire and impact current popular music artists.

What genre is David Bowie?

Throughout David Bowie’s 64 year musical career, he experimented with a wide range of musical genres. In 1972, he entered his glam rock period with his Ziggy Stardust persona. By the mid ‘70s, he had transcended glam rock and was integrating soul and funk into his repertoire. The ‘80s saw Bowie at the forefront of the post-disco, new wave dance scene, and the ‘90s saw him experimenting more heavily with electronica. In short, Bowie’s sound cannot be put into a single box because he consistently transcended labels at every point in his career.

Where is David Bowie from?

David Bowie hails from Brixton, which is part of South London in the United Kingdom.

When was David Bowie born?

David Bowie was born on January 8, 1947.

How tall was David Bowie?

David Bowie was 5’10” (1.78 meters) tall.

Who was David Bowie married to?

David Bowie first married British Mary Angela Barnett in 1970. They divorced in 1980. In 1992, Bowie remarried to Iman Addulmajid They remained together until Bowie's death in 2016.

How many children did David Bowie have?

David Bowie had two children:

  1. Duncan Jones was born to Bowie’s first wife Angela Barnett on May 30, 1971.
  2. Alexandria Zahra Jones was born to Bowie’s second wife Iman Addulmajid on August 15, 2000.

Who is Ziggy Stardust?

Ziggy Stardust was an alter ego created by David Bowie in the early 1970s. He became the protagonist of Bowie’s 1972 conceptual rock opera The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars where we are introduced to the alien rockstar Ziggy Stardust who comes to Earth during an apocalypse and prophesies the coming of the “Starman” that will save the Earth from destruction. Bowie brought Ziggy to life, performing as his alter ego while touring for the album between 1972 and 1973. During that time his band was called “The Spiders from Mars.”

Why did David Bowie have two different colored eyes?

Many fans believed that the famous musician had a condition called heterochromia, which means that each eye is a different color, but David Bowie actually had anisocoria, a condition which causes an enlarged pupil to appear darker than the other. This condition developed when Bowe’s pupil was damaged in 1962 after he got into a fight with his friend George Underwood. During the fight, George's fingernail hit Bowie's eye when he threw a punch at his face, causing the dilated pupil.

What movies was David Bowie in?

In addition to his singing, song-writing, and performing on-stage, Bowie also acted in a number of films and television series. His first performance was in an episode of Theatre 625 in 1968. Several other small performances followed, and in 1972, he won a Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role of Thomas Jerome Newton in The Man Who Fell to Earth.

While he appeared in dozens of other films, television shows, and documentaries, some of his most famous roles include:

  • The persona Ziggy Stardust in the concert film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
  • Jareth the Goblin King in Jim Henson’s Labyrinth
  • Pontius Pilate in Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ
  • The host of the second season of The Hunger
  • Himself in Zoolander for which he was nominated for the MTV Award for Best Cameo
  • The voice of Lord Royal Highness in the animated SpongeBob’s Atlantis SquarePantis

When did David Bowie die?

David Bowie died from liver cancer on January 10, 2016, just two days after his 69th birthday.

Where is David Bowie buried?

David Bowie was not buried after his death. Instead, he was cremated in accordance with Buddhist rituals. His ashes were scattered in Bali, Indonesia.

How many concerts has David Bowie had?

David Bowie has had 1,087 concerts.

What genre is David Bowie?

David Bowie is most often considered to be Rock, Pop, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Alternative, Classic Rock, British, Soul, UK, Experimental Rock, Art Rock, Psychedelic Pop, Art Pop, Permanent Wave, Glam Rock, Post-Disco, and Blue-Eyed Soul.

When was the last David Bowie concert?

The last David Bowie concert was on November 09, 2006 at Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States. The bands that performed were: Louis XIV / Angelique Kidjo / Alicia Keys / David Bowie / Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley / Wanda Sykes.

What setlist does David Bowie play live?

The songs that David Bowie performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the November 09, 2006 concert at Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States:

  1. Wild Is the Wind
  2. Fantastic Voyage
  3. Changes

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