06 Jan Touring collective of superstar musicians give their own voice to David Bowie’s musical creations, with the return of live performances
“CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE” SIGNS WITH INGROOVES/UNIVERSAL RECORDS and BLISS ENTERTAINMENT
“SUFFRAGETTE CITY” THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM
“LIVE AT THE REGENCY BALLROOM”
Release date scheduled for David Bowie’s 75th Birthday, January 8, 2022
Available on all platforms worldwide!
January, 2022 – Celebrating David Bowie (CdB), a touring collective of superstar musicians giving their own voice to David Bowie’s musical creations, returns with live performances in 2022.
Signed with Ingrooves/Universal Records and Bliss Entertainment, CdB’s interpretation of “Suffragette City” is set to be the first single from the upcoming album “Live from the Regency Ballroom.” The release date is appropriately scheduled for January 8th, what would be David Bowie’s 75th birthday, and will be available globally on most streaming platforms. The single and album were produced by Angelo “Scrote” Bundini with Executive Producer Gary Oldman.
Listen to ““Suffragette City” https://ingrv.es/suffragette-city-y2f-3
On March 26, 2016, shortly after Bowie’s passing, and on the heels of a sold-out performance at The Roxy Theater in Los Angeles, three dozen LA artists and musicians made their way to the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco by cars, trains, and planes to join forces with three dozen Bay Area artists and musicians to express their love for Bowie. What took place that evening was a celebration that David Bowie would have reveled in. The energy and transformative power of Bowie’s music was made evident in a thrilling ride through the Bowie catalog.
Close Bowie friend and Oscar winning actor Gary Oldman and producer/musician Angelo “Scrote” Bundini partnered to bring CdB to The Regency Ballroom. The show featured Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Brian “Brain” Mantia, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Scrote, Oldman and a stellar list of artists and musicians who worked with Bowie himself.
The artists on stage that night have also worked alongside of some of the greatest acts in rock n roll history, artist such as: David Byrne, Tom Waits, Sting, Jellyfish, Guns & Roses, Prince, The Rolling Stones, Herbie Hancock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Brian Eno, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, NOFX, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, and Stevie Wonder. “CdB,” as they’ve come to be called, swept up the crowd for more than three hours with the kind of punch one expects from such a list of talented musicians.
With deft personnel changes, The Regency ensemble backed up various lead vocalists as they rotated with each song. Talking Heads’ keyboardist Jerry Harrison sat in on keys before taking lead vocals on Bowie’s rousing version of “White Light White Heat”. Sting’s son, Joe Sumner, belted out “Life On Mars” supported by the band with Magik*Magik Orchestra. Latin Grammy® winning vocalist Gaby Moreno joined the ensemble a second time to perform “Wild Is The Wind” – one of the most stunning and memorable highlights of the evening. Her final note was delivered with glass shattering strength in one of those jaw-dropping moments that brought the house down.
Following The Regency show Celebrating David Bowie quickly became the largest grossing Bowie show in the world, performing to devoted Bowie fans in 17 countries on 4 continents including two sold-out nights in the round at the Sydney Opera House, two nights at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, and Brixton Academy in London, with a portion of proceeds benefiting charitable organizations: Save the Children, Todd Rundgren’s Spirit of Harmony Foundation, TJ Marshall Foundation, and Max’s Kansas City Project.”
Superstar guest appearances on this tour have been by Sting, Gary Oldman, Seal, Gavin Rossdale, Todd Rundgren, Ewan McGregor, Simon Le Bon, Perry Farrell, Corey Taylor, Ian Astbury, Living Colour, along with plenty of Bowie’s friends and former band members along the way.
CdB tour returns in the Spring of 2022 and dates will be announced shortly.
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“The sound felt so rich and full that it must have been challenging for the walls and roof to contain it. That it could all blow wide open at any moment, allowing the sound to escape to the heavens and beyond.”
– BAM Magazine
“A passion that would make Bowie proud.” – Vanity Fair
“A massively huge sound that resounded across every single chunk of wood and plaster in the classic theater.”
– Guitar Player Magazine
“Impeccably and diversely-talented bunch brought a collection of performances that impressed.” – E! News
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