Wednesday, October 28, 2020

David Bowie livestream tribute concert announced

A David Bowie livestream tribute concert will take place on would have been the late rocker’s 74th birthday in January.

Organized by the music icon’s pianist, Mike Garson, “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day” will take place on January 8, 2021 and feature a mix of special guests alongside former members of the singer’s touring lineups through the years.

“David's music means so much to so many,” says Garson, “that we can't wait to perform a beautiful setlist of some of his most memorable hit songs along with a collection of deep cut Bowie gems... and we would love for you to join the Celebration!”

The concert will feature performances from Trent Reznor, Perry Farrell, Joe Elliott of Def Leppard, Ian Astbury of The Cult, Billy Corgan, Gavin Rossdale of Bush and many other guests, as well as dozens of Bowie alumni band members spanning David's career from his 1969 self-titled album to 2016’s “Blackstar”, including David’s complete final touring band of Mike Garson, Gail Ann Dorsey, Earl Slick, Sterling Campbell, Gerry Leonard and Catherine Russell along with Zack Alford, Carlos Alomar, Kevin Armstrong, Alan Childs, Robin Clark, Emm Gryner, Omar Hakim, Clare Hirst, Erdal Kızılçay, Tim Lefebvre, Martha Mooke, Holly Palmer, Mark Plati, Carmine Rojas, Charlie Sexton, Bowie’s long-time record producer and musician Tony Visconti, and many more to be announced.

The virtual event follows a planned 2020 Bowie Celebration tour that was shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day” livestreams on January 8, 2021 at 6pm PT and will be available to stream for 24 hours to follow.

Tickets for the event are now available here.

Bowie passed away from liver cancer on January 10, 2016, just two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his 25th album, “Blackstar.”

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