Bowie livestream

To mark what would have been David Bowie’s 75th birthday on 8 January 2022, many of the artist’s friends and collaborators are holding a livestream event titled A Bowie Celebration.

Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Def Leppard, Living Colour, Gary Oldman, Rob Thomas, Walk The Moon, Jake Wesley Rogers and Ricky Gervais are just some of the names taking part in the online concert.

Many long-time Bowie collaborators will playing, including Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Charlie Sexton, Stan Harrison, Alan Childs, Steve Elson, Mark Guiliana, Omar Hakim, Tim Lefebvre, Gerry Leonard and Carmine Rojas. 

Among the singers will be Judith Hill, Gail Ann Dorsey, Bernard Fowler, Gaby Moreno, Gretchen Parlato and Joe Sumner.

“It’s an honour to be able to continue to share David Bowie’s music with the world,” Garson said in a statement. “I’m excited for everyone to be able to experience this very special show we’ve got in store in celebration of what would have been David’s 75th birthday with the bandmates he recorded and performed with, plus a great group of guest artists who he was such an influence to.”

Tickets to the event are on sale now and are available via RollingLiveStudios here.

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