Billy Corgan, Trent Reznor And More To Play David Bowie Tribute
By Katrina Nattress
October 27, 2020
David Bowie would be turning 74 on January 8, 2021, and to celebrate, the Thin White Duke's longtime collaborator Mike Garson is curating a livestream tribute concert. A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day! will feature performances from the Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell, Bush's Gavin Rossdale, Macy Gray, Def Leppard's Joe Elliott, The Rolling Stones' Bernard Fowler, Halestorm's Lzzy Hale and more.
In addition to those famous voices, the house band will consist of Bowie alumni, including those who were involved in his final tour, for a "setlist of some of Bowie’s most memorable hit songs along with a collection of deep cut Bowie gems."
“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," Garson said in a statement. "We’ll hear different interpretations of David’s songs; some with totally new arrangements that have never been heard before."
Just For One Day! kicks off at 6pm PT/9pm on January 8, 2021. Early Bird tickets are on sale now for $20, and ticket holders will have access to the stream for 24 hours after the initial broadcast. Get more ticket info here and see the announcement post below.
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A Bowie Celebration: Just for one day! brings together dozens of Bowie alumni band members spanning Bowie’s career from his 1969 self-titled album to his final album, Blackstar , along with many of the world’s most famous voices for a very special experience with performances from William Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Gary Oldman, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Grammy-winning singer Macy Gray, Ian Astbury (The Cult), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones), Corey Glover (Living Color), Tony-winning rocker Lena Hall, vocal phenom Judith Hill (Grammy winner for 20 Feet From Stardom ), and many more to be announced. Alumni members of Bowie’s bands from throughout his career will join the event including David’s 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 coming soon will collaborate with Garson’s special guest vocalists for a setlist of some of Bowie’s most memorable hit songs along with a collection of deep cut Bowie gems. Tickets are on sale now at link in bio with early-bird pricing offered through Sunday, November 1. A variety of VIP ticket bundles are available offering fans a variety of exclusive opportunities and merchandise including everything from access to private rehearsals to access to pre-show soundcheck and an after-show Q&A with members of the band. #abowiecelebration #bowiealumni #davidbowie #davidbowieforever #bowieforever #bowie2021 #JustForOneDay
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