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“A Bowie Celebration” Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

Though this dreaded Coronavirus Pandemic seems to be in its very early stages of infiltration here in the states, we are now beginning to see announcements from groups that line out when they have rescheduled the touring plans that were originally postponed. To many, it seems like its far too early but I will be one of the hopeful as we now share the skinny on the rescheduled run by “A Bowie Celebration”. Take a look down below.

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The Press Release:
Mike Garson’s A Bowie Celebration has announced specific dates for fourteen of the performances that were postponed or cancelled as a result of the global pandemic. The tour will resume on September 2 in Detroit. General and VIP tickets can be purchased here at http://www.ABowieCelebration.com/. A portion of tour proceeds will go to The Recording Academy® and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund to help peers in the music community affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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“A Bowie Celebration” Returns To North America For 30 Date Run

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The Press Release:
A Bowie Celebration returns to North America this March following a major European tour in January this year. The run kicks off in San Diego on March 3, and will stage 30 shows across The United States and Canada. The final appearance will be staged April 11 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Tickets can be purchased here: http://abowiecelebration.com.

A BOWIE CELEBRATION features key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades. Anchored by Mike Garson along with a revolving selection of additional performers which include Gerry Leonard, Carmine Rojas, Kevin Armstrong and Alan Childs. This tour will focus on David Bowie’s fifth album Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and his eighth studio album Diamond Dogs – both ranked amongst the greatest albums of all time.
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“A Bowie Celebration” Returns With West Coast Tour Dates

Though the man himself has been gone for a couple of years now, his music and memory still resound in the hearts and minds of music fans worldwide. This unique tour features players that worked with the late great David Bowie and under the banner of “A Bowie Celebration”, has announced several California dates. Check it out below.

The Press Release:
A BOWIE CELEBRATION: The David Bowie Alumni Tour featuring Mike Garson and fellow key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades returns this September with a limited run of West Coast tour dates. Commencing September 26 in Ventura, CA, the critically acclaimed show will stop in Riverside, San Diego, Reno and Saratoga. A BOWIE CELEBRATION features band members Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Carmine Rojas and Mark Plati along with world-class vocalists such as Bernard Fowler, Gaby Moreno and Joe Sumner, among others, performing a mix of Bowie’s hits and deep-cuts. See below for tour dates and venues and visit www.abowiecelebration.com to purchase tickets. Watch the show’s trailer here.
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Spotify Transports NYC Commuters to Mars with Immersive David Bowie Subway Takeover

This news was making the rounds yesterday afternoon so I made sure it would be one of the first things you would see from us today. Check it out, as its pretty darned cool.

The Press Release:
Although he hailed from London, music icon David Bowie spent the majority of his life living in, and falling for, New York City. After moving across the pond, he was welcomed to the City with open arms, and soon came to call himself a New Yorker. In the way that Bowie discovered his adopted city, Spotify is giving music lovers the opportunity to go on a journey through the immersive David Bowie Subway Takeover exploring the musician’s influence on music, fashion, culture, and the city that he loved.

David Bowie is, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has been up since March at the Brooklyn Museum and honors Bowie’s life, art, and work. In a larger-than-life extension of the exhibition, Spotify is transforming New York City’s Broadway-Lafayette subway station into an underground takeover that pays tribute to the legendary works and sensational life of the musical icon. Fans and visitors can be awed while exploring the Broadway-Lafayette station from Tuesday, April 17 until Sunday, May 13.
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Rhino Records Announces “30” Exclusive Vinyl For Record Store Day 2018

I’m continuing to share the scoop about the upcoming Record Store Day coolness as I learn about them because a lot of our readers are avid collectors of them and we aim to please here at the Media Command HQ. It was only a couple of weeks ago that I outlined the exclusives for UMe on THIS POST and now its time to see what our friends at Rhino Records will be offering up. There is a whole variety of stuff here and we’ve shared them all for good measure. Let’s go.

The Press Release:
Rhino, the catalog division of Warner Music Group, is announcing its most ambitious collection of vinyl to date for Record Store Day 2018 with a wide variety of titles from WMG’s labels including Atlantic, Elektra, Parlophone, Sire, Warner Bros. Records, and 679 Recordings. This year’s not-to-miss list includes 30 limited edition 12-inch, 10-inch, and 7-inch vinyl releases from the world’s most respected and celebrated artists. Some highlights include Led Zeppelin’s first-ever Record Store Day release and Cheech And Chong’s marijuana-shaped picture disc, complete with a scratch n’ sniff sticker to name a few! Full details on all titles are listed below. All releases will be available exclusively at select independent music retailers on April 21, 2018. For a list of participating stores, please visit the RSD website linked at the close.

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Air “Sexy Boy”

AIR – Sexy Boy – 12-inch picture disc; Limited edition of 6,000 copies, $21.98

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Cheech and Chong “Up In Smoke”

Cheech & Chong – Up In Smoke (40th Anniversary Edition) – 7-inch, scratch and sniff , marijuana- shaped picture disc, Limited edition, $17.98

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David Bowie “Bowie Now”

David Bowie – Bowie Now – 12-inch white vinyl; Limited edition, $21.98
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