David Bowie‘s 70th birthday will be commemorated with a series of concerts in different countries.
A show at London’s 02 Brixton Academy on Bowie’s birthday – January 8 – has already been announced.
Additional shows will take place in New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo throughout the month.
Each event will aid local charities and features a core two dozen musicians travelling plus many local, regional and national musicians.
The London show will feature former band members Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Adrian Belew, Mark Plati, Gerry Leonard, Gail Ann Dorsey, Sterling Campbell, Zachary Alford, Holly Palmer and Catherine Russell, along with Gary Oldman and many other special guests to be announced.
While the musicians for the other shows will include Garson, Belew and Slick alongside Fishbone’s Angelo Moore, Gaby Moreno, Bernard Fowler, Joe Sumner, and more.
The full list of tour dates are as follows:
London O2 Brixton Academy (January 8)
New York Terminal 5 (10)
Los Angeles The Wiltern (25)
Sydney Opera House (29)
Tokyo Dome City Hall (February 2)
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