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David Bowie Keeps Rolling

Additional tour dates put Bowie on the road into summer

February 3, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Though David Bowie's first North American tour in seven years got off to a rocky start, the Thin White Duke has lined up another thirty-four dates for its second leg, starting March 29th in Philadelphia.

After spending much of last fall touring Europe, Bowie was to start making his way across the U.S. in early December, but a bout with influenza nixed the tour's initial dates. The tour comes in support of his new album, Reality, released late last year.

Bowie and his band -- guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry Leonard, bassist/singer Gail Ann Dorsey, keyboardists Mike Garson and Catherine Russell, and drummer Sterling Campbell -- have worked up a batch of fifty songs from throughout his career, and plan to offer varied set lists. The Polyphonic Spree will open the first fifteen dates, followed by fourteen days with the Stereophonics warming up. An opener for the final five performances has not yet been announced.

David Bowie tour dates (with the Polyphonic Spree):

3/29: Philadelphia, Wachovia Center
3/30: Boston, Fleet Center
4/1: Toronto, Air Canada Center
4/2: Ottawa, Corel Center
4/4: Quebec City, Pepsi Coliseum
4/7: Winnipeg, Winnipeg Arena
4/9: Edmonton, Rexall Center
4/11: Kelowna, Skyreach Place
4/13: Portland, Rose Garden
4/14: Seattle, Key Arena
4/16: Berkeley, CA, Community Theater
4/25: Denver (Loveland), Budweiser Center
4/27: Austin, Backyard
4/29: Houston, Woodlands
4/30: New Orleans, Saenger Theater

With the Stereophonics:

5/6: Miami, James L Knight Center
5/8: Atlanta, Chastain Park
5/10: Kansas City, Starlight Theater
5/11: St. Louis, Fox Theater
5/13: Hershey, PA, Hershey Park Pavilion
5/14: London, Labatt Center
5/16: Washington, DC, Patriot Center
5/17: Pittsburgh, Benedum Center
5/19: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Theater
5/20: Indianapolis, Murat Theater
5/22: Moline, Mark of Quad Cities
5/24: Columbus, OH, Veterans Memorial Auditorium
5/25: Buffalo, Shea's Performing Arts Center
5/27: Scranton, PA, Ford Pavilion Montage Mountain

Opening act TBA:

5/29: Atlantic City, NJ, Borgata Hotel
6/1: Manchester, Verizon Arena
6/2: Uncasville, Mohegan Sun
6/4: Wantagh, NY, Jones Beach
6/5: Holmdel, NJ, PNC Arts Center

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