Blast From Bowie Past
Late rocker’s guitarists to take part in birthday tribute
By Gary Graff
November 14, 2016
Guitarists from throughout the late David Bowie’s career — including Earl Slick, Adrian Belew and Gerry Leonard — will be among the musicians taking part in a special tribute concert on Jan. 8, which would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, in London.
The show will feature other members of Bowie’s bands from over the years, as well as special guests to be announced.
The London show, at the Brixton Academy not far from where Bowie grew up in South London, will be one of several planned for the date in cities where Bowie either resided or did significant work; details about those shows are expected soon.
Tickets for the London show goes on sale this week. A new compilation, Bowie Legacy — containing music from throughout the late rocker’s career — came out on Friday (Nov. 11).