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What The Critics Are Saying About His Earthling U.s. Tour

on September 23, 1997

"He kicked it into high gear with an opening fusillade of old favorites--'Quicksand,' the Velvet Underground's 'Waiting For The Man,' 'Jean Genie,' 'Panic In Detroit'--but he then reversed direction and built the heart of the set around his newest music.

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Bowie Set To Play Six-week Club Tour

on August 07, 1997

Inspired by the vibe and intimacy of playing ballrooms last fall on the EastCoast while recording his critically acclaimed "Earthling" CD (Virgin) inNYC, David Bowie is set to launch a six-week North American tour September 6that will bring him to clubs, ballrooms and theaters through October 18.

This news comes on the heels of the cutting-edge rocker's triumphantin-progress U.K. and European tour this summer where he's been headliningfestivals and special club gigs alike, including two sweaty and electrifyingnights at London's Hanover Grand, both of which sold out in minutes.

Bowie and his

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David Bowie's Acclaimed 50th Birthday Concert To Air As A Television Pay Per View Event Debuting Saturday, March 8

on February 26, 1997

"A volatile musical cocktail: shrieking sonic maelstroms, poignant ancientballads, deep jungle grooves, startling duets." That's how the San FranciscoChronicle described DAVID BOWIE's spectacular50th birthday concert.

Billed as "DAVID BOWIE and FRIENDS: A Very Special Birthday Concert," thesold-out New York show and benefit forSave The Childrenwill air as a Pay Per View television event Saturday, March 8 at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT and11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT, with other replays through March 15. A portion ofthe proceeds from this Pay Per View event will also benefitSave The Children.


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David Bowie Launches New Album 'earthling' With Network Television Appearances, A Pay-per-view Concert, A National Radio Broadcast, And Star On Hollywood Blvd's Walk Of Fame

on January 30, 1997

DAVID BOWIE started his 50th year with a bang-up birthday concert January 9 at Madison Square Garden and he'll continue to make his presence felt with the release of Earthling February 11 on Virgin Records. The first single "Little Wonder" is now hitting airwaves across the U.S., while thevideo, directed by Floria Sigismondi, has already been added to both MTVand VH-1.

BOWIE will support the release of his new album with performances on Saturday Night Live (Feb. 8) and the Tonight Show ( Feb. 11). Also look for a special radio broadcast syndicated nationally via Album Network Feb.

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Earthling David Bowie Celebrates 50th Birthday With Triumphant Sold-out Concert At Madison Square Garden Before 14,500 Fans

on January 23, 1997

Show will be seen March 8 as a pay-per-view TV special

"I have no idea where I'm going from here, but I promise I won't bore you," said David Bowie onstage at his 50th birthday concert at Madison Square Garden in New York (Thursday, January 9). With such special guests as Frank Black, Smashing Pumpkin Billy Corgan, Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, Robert Smith of The Cure and Sonic Youth joining him for different songs throughout the 24-song performance, the sold-out show (a benefit for Save The Children) will be seen as a pay-per-view special March 8 - just a few weeks after the February 11 release