Series Of Worldwide Concerts Planned For David Bowie’s 70th Birthday

first_imgAccording to an article in The Guardian today, a series of worldwide benefit concerts are being planned in honor of David Bowie‘s 70th birthday on January 8th, 2017. The main event is scheduled to take place at the O2 Academy in Brixton, England, the birthplace of The Starman.Scheduled to appear and perform will be Bowie’s long-time friend and actor Gary Oldman, along with former bandmates Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Adrian Belew, Sterling Campbell,Holly Palmer and Catherine Russell, and a number of other special guests and performers. Proceeds from that event will go to Children & The Arts charity, which supports music education for the underprivileged in United Kingdom.No additional information with regards to the other locations and lineups has been released at this time. However, those details will be announced “sporadically”, according to a spokesperson, who also mentioned that the all-star cast will “create a sound like no other.”[via The Guardian]last_img read more