UPDATE: Due to technical difficulties and COVID-19 restrictions, we must postpone the airing of “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!” for 24 hours. The stream will start on January 9th at 6 p.m. PT.
“‘A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!” is a global streaming event that celebrates the work of the rock icon’s 74th birthday and honors the 5th anniversary of his passing. A dazzling array of artists who worked with David Bowie will make an appearance for this one-of-a-kind virtual concert event to celebrate the man who has influenced rock music culture as we know it.
Artists from Culture Club frontman Boy George, Pretty Reckless bandleader Taylor Momsen, Award-winning comedian and After Life star Ricky Gervais, Ground Control supergroup with Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), six-time Ivor Novello Award winner Gary Barlow (Take That), Grammy award-winning British music icons Duran Duran, 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 will all be in attendance.
Blackstar alumni will also be there to honor the legend and Bowie’s longtime record producer musician Tony Visconti, Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, and a career-spanning list of artists, including Bowie’s final touring band.
Also, child internet drumming sensation Nandi Bushell, Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno, Fiction Plane frontman Joe Sumner, and vocalist Simon Westbrook will make special appearances along with The Section Quartet and more.
Produced by Mike Garson in partnership with Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown and Rolling Live Studios, “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!” will stream starting at 6 pm PT. It will continue to play on loop and remain available for ticket holders worldwide to enjoy for 24 hours after its initial stream. Tickets are still available as of this post, with different price tiers offering an assortment of bonuses ranging from T-shirts and Mike Garson autographs to private hangouts and custom tracks.
There will be over three hours of musical content and tributes, which will allow fans 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.
Click here to pre-save Duran Duran’s cover of Bowie’s “Five Years” that the band will perform for the show!