Livestream delayed 24 hours
The all-star A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day! livestream virtual birthday celebration has been postponed 24 hours due to technical difficulties and COVID-19 restrictions. The global streaming concert brings together a dazzling array of artists who worked with David Bowie or who were inspired and influenced by his work — for a celebration of 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 was to stream on January 8th, but will now be January 9th at 9 pm ET.
“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 pm PT,” organizers share in an email. “We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to each of you attending the show.”
The all-star show will feature a wide range of artists, including 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), 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), 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.
Produced by Mike Garson in partnership with Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown together with Rolling Live Studios, A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day! will be an experience to be talked about for years, featuring a lineup of artists that have never before performed together offering stirring and brand-new renditions of Bowie’s greatest hits alongside treasured fan favorites.
The featured vocalists will join alumni members of Bowie’s bands spanning his 1969 self-titled album through his final album, Blackstar. Alumni taking the stage to honor Bowie include Grammy Award-winning saxophone phenom David Sanborn, Bowie’s longtime record producer and musician Tony Visconti, Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, and a career-spanning list of artists including Bowie’s final touring band of Mike Garson, Gail Ann Dorsey, Earl Slick, Sterling Campbell, Gerry Leonard and Catherine Russell along with Zack Alford, Carlos Alomar, Kevin Armstrong, Everett Bradley, Matt Chamberlain, Ava Cherry, Alan Childs, Robin Clark, Richard Cottle, Greg Errico, Mark Guiliana, Emm Gryner, Omar Hakim, Stan Harrison, Henry Hey, Clare Hirst, Erdal Kızılçay, Emir Ksasan, Tim Lefebvre, Tony Levin, Geoff MacCormack, Martha Mooke, Andy Newmark, Holly Palmer, Mark Plati, Carmine Rojas, Pablo Rosario, and Charlie Sexton.
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. Ticketholders will be able to enjoy the show for up to 24 hours after its live broadcast.