Full page advertise from the Billboard Magazine issue September 23, 1972.
Size approx. 10″ x 13,5″ inches.
US TOUR 1972
US tour 1 finally started in September 1972. The first concert was in Cleveland,OH. This was the first US tour which produced exclusive concert posters and handbills. Some are stlill legandary after so many years. On this page you wil find a collection of these items.
Handbill b&w from the first Bowie concert in Memphis,TN.
Handbill blue from the first Bowie concert in Memphis,TN.
Size approx. 5,5″ x 8″ inches.
Tickets for this Detroit show were sold out within four days.
This concert was presented by Gemini who was part of Russ Gibb productions and promoter Joey Nederlander from the Nederlander Theatre Promotions. This promoter was keen to immediately book Bowie again for a concert in 1973.
After this concert Bowie talked with Iggy Pop. Iggy Pop recounted stories about his youth in and around the city. This inspired Bowie te write `Panic In Detroit`.
There was a handbill created for this concert.