David Bowie

Opening with a perfectly replicated doo-wop vocal stack, Umphrey’s McGee’s latest release, a ripping cover of David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance,” finds the Chicago-based veterans of the improv-rock scene sticking closely to the original wax from Bowie’s 1983 album of the same name. But this new version has a ringer that could’ve never been dreamed up those 41 years ago: the incomparable Huey Lewis on lead vocals.

David Bowie, an icon of music and culture, would have celebrated his birthday today, January 8th. His remarkable journey in the music industry is marked by constant reinvention, unparalleled musical diversity, and a profound impact on numerous genres.


7th September 2023 - October 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s classic collection of cover songs, PIN UPS, originally released 19th October 1973 - a mere six months after the legendary ALADDIN SANE and three months after the infamous final Ziggy Stardust show at Hammersmith Odeon, where he put the Ziggy persona to rest along with The Spiders From Mars.


FOLLOW THE ARROW, the second annual edition of the Hudson Valley festival presented by Marco Benevento at Arrowood Farms in Accord, NY on Saturday, June 17 has expanded its line-up with a second round of artists announced, including heavy groove trio LaMP featuring revered guitarist Scott Metzger with keyboardist Ray Paczkowski and drummer Russ Lawton who are best known for their work with the Trey Anastasio Band,

Join Celebrating David Bowie musicians, Bowie aficionados, friends, and former collaborators for Camp Stardust at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York (just a half hour west of Woodstock) from Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, July 7, 2023. Camp Stardust participants will find themselves immersed in fifty years of music from one of the past century's most creative geniuses.

Today, veteran reggae group Easy Star All-Stars return with the announcement of their newest album, a re-imagined rendition of David Bowie’s classic The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars, aptly entitled Ziggy Stardub, out April 21 via Easy Star Records. The album features guest performances by Macy Gray, Steel Pulse, Fishbone, Alex Lifeson (Rush), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), The Skints, Mortimer, The Expanders, Samory I, Naomi Cowan, and many others.

East Austin-based Modern Rocks Gallery announces their latest exhibition, “David Bowie: Starman,” featuring a collection of rare David Bowie prints spanning the prolific artist’s career. Steven Walker, owner of Modern Rocks Gallery, curated the exhibition which features many of Bowie’s most iconic shots, including album covers, obtained directly from the photographers themselves. The exhibition will run from Nov. 11 through the end of 2022 with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 11 from 7 - 10 p.m.


The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series where kids and parents rock out to the classics, just announced a special run of shows over Halloween weekend, October 29 & 30.

From one end to the other – a total of about 2 hours-15 minutes without intermission – the current Celebrating David Bowie tour is a firehose of classic Bowie songs. And the crackin’ eight-piece band just turns on the flow and lets it go.

There’s a lot of David Bowie suddenly in the air again this year, roughly coinciding with the 75th birthday of the famed genre-fluid singer/songwriter/showman. Earlier this year, there was the Bowie extended-musical-family production – dubbed the Bowie Celebration – featuring former DB sidemen, such as Mike Garson, Gerry Leonard and Carmine Rojas, just to name a few.

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