4 Aug 2015

Greatest NZ Concert - David Bowie at Athletic Park, 1983

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:20 pm on 4 August 2015

David Bowir Serious Moonlight ticket

David Bowie is welcomed onto Takapuwahia Marae in Porirua Wellington Photo courtesy of Ngati ToaThe year was 1983, the month was November, and one of the cleverest, most inventive musicians of the time was on the cusp of global stardom, and playing Athletic Park in Wellington.

With Jeremy Ansell, John Baker, Jordan Luck and Hugh Lynn.

Set list for David Bowie at Athletic Park, Wellington 1983

On this tour David Bowie became the first major rock star to be officially welcomed onto a marae, and he composed a special song for the occasion - Bowie's Waiata. Photo: David Bowie is welcomed onto Takapuwahia Marae in Porirua, Wellington, 1983. Courtesy of Ngati Toa.

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