David Bowie’s pianist, Mike Garson, has revealed that the 2021 edition of “A Bowie Celebration” will be a single-day virtual event taking place on the musician’s birthday. David Bowie would have turned 74 on Jan. 8. The singer actually died two days after his birthday, on Jan. 10, 2016. This year will mark the fifth anniversary of his passing.
“A Bowie Celebration: Just for One Day!” will take place on Jan. 8 with a star-studded lineup of musicians take part and sharing their love for Bowie’s music. Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale, The Cult’s Ian Astbury, Living Colour’s Corey Glover and more will be among the guests celebrating the music of Bowie.
Garson said in a statement: “What we’re planning is an amazing show with the most talented musicians from every period of David’s career, as well as phenomenal artists from many different genres. We’ll hear different interpretations of David’s songs; some with totally new arrangements that have never been heard before.”
Tickets for the livestream are available at the website here with early bird prices available through Nov. 1. You can also make it a bundle package with a variety of merch items added onto your virtual ticket should you choose. There’s also “experience” opportunities, with the chance to check out a private rehearsal, a pre-show soundcheck and a post-show Q&A with the band members.
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