The first Dublin David Bowie Festival at the Grand Social,
Dame Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1, on January 9-10. Bowie releases his first album in years – Blackstar – on Friday 8th; his 69th birthday.
Pete Murphy writes:
The inaugural Dublin Bowie Festival is a two day event that celebrates the legendary musician’s work through live music, banter, screenings and much more.
We are delighted to kick off the first year with an outstanding guest of honour – Gerry Leonard (Bowie’s Musical Director/Guitarist and Irishman)… Attractions also include…before Bowieoke (Bowie Karaoke) kicks off at 7pm on Saturday, Rebel Rebel hit the main stage with a 2 hour set of all the greatest hits followed by a Thin White Dukes DJ set in the Beer Garden til the wee hours. Sunday sees the Queen Bitch Quiz, where Bowie fans can test their knowledge on everything to do with the man and his music…..