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. Continue reading “A Bowie Celebration” Returns With West Coast Tour Dates→
To many fans of his music, the loss of David Bowie is still a thing that’s hard to come to terms with and that makes this exciting celebration of his music all the more wonderful. Check out the official press release along with the dates. I’ll return at the close with some editorial thoughts.
The Press Release:
Celebrating David Bowie is excited to announce the addition of musicians Earl Slick (guitar) and Bernard Fowler (vocalist) to the North American leg of the recently announced 2018 tour. After performing rapturously received and critically lauded shows earlier this year, Celebrating David Bowie returns with a brand new Bowie show spanning his entire career with a new show in Mexico City that was also just announced. All tickets are on sale now with Mexico City going on sale Monday November 6th. To purchase tickets, visit the link at the narrative close. See the full list of tour dates below and view the trailer here:http://tiny.cc/CdBNorthAmerica
More than just a mere salute, Celebrating David Bowie keeps Bowie’s music alive with musicians who worked closely with him throughout his career and other top musicians greatly influenced by him.
Guitarist Earl Slick worked on landmark Bowie albums such as Diamond Dogs, Young Americans and Reality, among others, and toured extensively with him. Says Slick: “I’m happy to announce that I am officially joining my longtime DB band mates starting on the February leg of the ‘Celebrating David Bowie’ tour. So put on your red shoes and I’ll see you all then.” Vocalist Bernard Fowler is known for his work with The Rolling Stones and other iconic artists. Both Slick and Fowler will join legendary Bowie touring and recording keyboardist, and CdB band leader, Mike Garson–who collaborated with Bowie for longer than any other player–guitarist and previous Bowie band leader Gerry Leonard (A Reality Tour), and Bowie’s Let’s Dance/Serious Moonlight Tour bassist Carmine Rojas. Between them, they have over 30 years experience of recording, writing and playing live with Bowie.