Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, Trent Reznor, More tapped for David Bowie Virtual Celebration
The late David Bowie will be honored in a virtual celebration on what would have been his 74th birthday and the weekend of the fifth anniversary of his passing. Presented by Mike Garson, David Bowie’s longest-standing band member, the concert will stream on January 8 beginning at 6pm PT.
Culture Club frontman Boy George, Pretty Reckless bandleader Taylor Momsen, Award-winning comedian and After Life star Ricky Gervais, and Ground Control supergroup with Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) and six-time Ivor Novello Award winner Gary Barlow (Take That) will take the virtual stage for “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!”
The all-star show will also feature previously announced artists including the Grammy award-winning British music icons Duran Duran (who will debut a cover of Bowie’s “Five Years), Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), William Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), UK chart-topping YUNGBLUD, Grammy Award-winning guitar legend Peter Frampton, three-time Grammy nominee Andra Day, vocal sensation Adam Lambert, Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Kind Heaven Orchestra vocalist Etty Lau Farrell, Grammy-winning singer Macy Gray, Ian Astbury (The Cult), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), actor/musician Michael C. Hall, Mott the Hoople icon Ian Hunter, singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Anna Calvi, award-winning musician Atticus Ross, How to Destroy Angels vocalist Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones), Corey Glover (Living Color), Tony-winner Lena Hall, vocal phenom Judith Hill (Grammy winner for 20 Feet From Stardom), Charlie Sexton (David Bowie, Bob Dylan), Grammy nominee Catherine Russell, and more.
Starting at 6 pm PT, the show will continue to play on loop and will remain available for ticket holders around the globe to enjoy for 24 hours after its initial stream. With over three hours of music, the show will offer fans the opportunity to enjoy, reminisce and experience their favorite Bowie songs as never before — performed by David’s friends, bandmates, and those with whom he was the soundtrack to their lives.