David Bowie to Tour

Thin White Duke hits road for first time in eight years

September 16, 2003 12:00 AM ET

After spending much of the fall touring Europe, David Bowie will bring his new album, Reality, to North American stages starting December 6th in Atlantic City.

A Reality Tour is Bowie's first full world tour in seven years (he performed as part of Moby's Area2 tour and played select dates behind Heathen last year), and it is currently scheduled to visit twenty North American cities, though additional dates are expected. 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. Macy Gray will open all dates.

Following his North American itinerary, Bowie plans to take the show to Australia and the Far East. By the tour's end, he will have performed in seventeen countries.

A Reality Tour dates:

12/6: Atlantic City, The Borgata
12/7: Washington, DC, Patriot Center
12/9: Boston, FleetCenter
12/10: Philadelphia, Wachovia Center
12/12: Toronto, Air Canada Center
12/13: Montreal, Bell Center
12/15: New York, Madison Square Garden
12/16: Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun
1/7/04: Cleveland, CSU Convocation Center
1/9: Detroit, Palace of Auburn Hills
1/11: Minneapolis, Target Center
1/13: Chicago, Rosemont Theater
1/19: Denver, The Fillmore
1/21: Calgary, ALB, Pengrowth Saddledome
1/24: Vancouver, General Motors Place
1/25: Seattle, Paramount Theater
1/27: San Jose, HP Pavilion
1/30: Las Vegas, The Joint
1/31: Los Angeles, Shrine Auditorium
2/5: Phoenix, Dodge Theater


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