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.
Modern Rocks Gallery announces 'David Bowie: Starman' exhibition with opening reception Friday, Nov. 11
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.
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.
Prince/Bowie is a tribute fusion band that combines the music of Prince and David Bowie into a high energy live show. This concept has been featured at the Catskill Chill Music Festival, Wanee (Pink Talking Fu Kuaz), Adirondack Independence Music Festival, and at a Phish After Party at Putnam Place. It notoriously featured a rotating All-Star cast of characters from various national acts. This concept has now become a band on the scene and will be performing shows this Spring in the Northeast and Colorado.
Access to the A Bowie Celebration livestream has been extended through Sunday, January 16th. The concert, with direction by Kerry Brown and musical direction by Mike Garson, took place on what would have been David Bowie’s 75th birthday and features Def Leppard, Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and John Taylor, William Corgan, Rob Thomas, Noel Gallagher, Living Colour, Evan Rachel Wood, Gary Oldman, WALK THE MOON and Jake Wesley Rogers among other special guests, including an appearance by Ricky Gervais.
David Bowie Collaborator and Producer Ken Scott Tells Apple Music About Collaborating With The Icon, Why His Legacy Will Live On
Strombo celebrates 75 years of David Bowie on Apple Music Hits and delves into the collaborations, experimentation, hits, covers and live tracks that defined his career. He also chats with Bowie collaborator and producer Ken Scott about working with the icon, collaboration, why his music will live on, and more.
Listen live for free or anytime on-demand: apple.co/_StromboShow
The David Bowie Estate today announced a series of releases from David Bowie’s catalog that have been remixed and reimagined exclusively in 360 Reality Audio, a new immersive music experience driven by Sony’s spatial sound technology. The content is the latest David Bowie music to be mixed in 360 Reality Audio, following Space Oddity, which is currently available on 360 Reality Audio-supported streaming platforms.
Noel Gallagher has been added to the line-up of the second annual A Bowie Celebration, set for January 8, 2022, what would have been David Bowie’s 75th birthday. They join Def Leppard and lead singer Joe Elliott, Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and John Taylor, Living Colour, Rob Thomas, Gary Oldman, WALK THE MOON and Jake Wesley Rogers, along with a special appearance by Ricky Gervais. The event will be available on RollingLiveStudios.com to enjoy worldwide for 24 hours.