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ADELAIDE FEB 16 - MAR 11

The ELECTRIC WARRIOR vs ZIGGY STARDUST

Come see Marc Bolan tribute band T.REXoz battle it out hit for hit with the sensational Bowie tribute act Ziggy Stardust.

It’s the 'Cosmic Dancer' vs 'the Starman'.

LINK

SCHEDULE
  Sun FEB 16 The Jade 142-160 Flinders St, Adelaide
  Thur FEB 20 Main Band Room at LION ARTS FACTORY 68 North Terrace, Adelaide
  Tue

FEB 25

The Jade 142-160 Flinders St, Adelaide
  Sat FEB 29 Chrysler Bar at Tonsley Hotel 1274 South Road, Clovelly Park SA
  Wed MAR 4 The Jade 142-160 Flinders St, Adelaide
  Wed MAR 11 The Jade 142-160 Flinders St, Adelaide

AUSTRALIA FEB 13 - 29

THE RHAPSODY

Original band members from Queen - BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR are teaming up again with Adam Lambert for stadium shows across Australia and New Zealand.

LINK

SCHEDULE
  FEB 13 BRISBANE Suncorp Stadium
  FEB 15 SYDNEY ANZ Stadium
  FEB 19 MELBOURNE AAMI Park
  FEB 20 MELBOURNE AAMI Park
  FEB 23 PERTH Optus Stadium
  FEB 26 ADELAIDE Adelaide Oval
  FEB 29 GOLD COAST Metricon Stadium

MELBOURNE Fri, FEB 28

THE BOWIE BAND AT CROYDON LOUNGE

Join vocalist and Bowie fanatic Darren Simm and band for a night dedicated to David Bowie.

Tickets $25 (or $22 concession). Book online here or 0418 131 489

LINK


AUS / NZ MARCH

SITTING HERE WISHING FOR A PIXIES TOUR

The Pixies are set to play Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth in March 2020.

LINK AUS

LINK NZ

MELBOURNE Fri, MARCH 13

THIN WHITE UKES - PERFORMANCE

As part of the Melbourne Ukelele Festival, the Bowie uke phenomenon is playing Northcote Town Hall at 7 PM.

LINK


MELBOURNE Sat, MARCH 14

THIN WHITE UKES - WORKSHOP

As part of the Melbourne Ukelele Festival, the Bowie uke phenomenon are delivering a ukelele workshop at the Northcote Town Hall at 2:30 PM

LINK


AUS / NZ APRIL

GAIL ANN DORSEY

David Bowie's incredible bassist and vocalist GAIL ANN DORSEY has confirmed her appearance on the upcoming LENNY KRAVITZ tour to Bowie Downunder.

We also understand that this will be the first time that Lenny Kravitz has played New Zealand.

Now hoping for a Gail side show!!!

SCHEDULE
  MAR 31 AUCKLAND Spark Arena
 

APR 3

SYDNEY Qudos Bank Arena
  APR 6 NEWCASTLE Entertainment Centre
  APR 8 MELBOURNE Rod Laver Arena
  APR 10 BYRON BAY Bluesfest
RECORD STORE DAY 2020 APRIL 18

MORE INFO COMING SOON.

No doubt, this page will be a resource for Australians.

 
SCARY MONSTERS AT 40 Sat, SEP 12

40 YEARS OF SCARY MONSTERS

David Bowie's Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) album was released on this day 40 years ago.

The end of the week charts in Australia and New Zealand showed a huge success down under. By September 19, it hit NZ #1 and by September 22, AUS #1.

You can read lots more about its local release and contribute here.
OUTSIDE AT 25 Fri, SEP 25

25 YEARS OF OUTSIDE

David Bowie's Outside album was released on this day 25 years ago.


TMWSTW AT 50 Wed, NOV 4

50 YEARS OF THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD

David Bowie's The Man Who Sold The World album was released in the USA on this day 50 YEARS AGO.

The UK and Australian releases were delayed - in fact they did not appear until the following year (April 1971 in the UK). When they appeared, they also had a different cover - the famous dress sleeve.

You can read lots more about its local release here and its re-release here.

BRISBANE Fri, NOV 20

BOWIE'S DOWN BRUNSWICK

An annual November event paying tribute to David Bowie whilst raising funds for Cancer Council Queensland!.

We dress as David Bowie and walk down Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, to raise money for Cancer Council! a Bowie dance party 7pm-9pm.

Proceedings finish up with a David Bowie Dance Party.

LINK

Past Events

 


LINK TO PAST EVENTS(2020)

 

 
Now Showing

MUTE

The brand new Duncan Jones MUTE is now showing on Netflix Australia.

LINK

STS MELBOURNE

Bowie Downunder has a 'STATION TO STATION' railway concept for the future of Melbourne.

Click here to view our plans

JESUS BLOOD NEVER FAILED ME YET

The story of an intriguing song that David Bowie began listening to frequenty in 2010.

Click here

THE LITTLE WONDER GUIDE TO DWARVES

Some fun surround David Bowie's lead single from Earthling (1997).

Click here

BLACKSTAR 2028

There is a proposal by Bowie Downunder to open a David Bowie themed garden in time for the great Sydney solar eclipse.

More info here.

HUNTER DOWNUNDER

Bowie Downunder member Tom Caulfield has an IAN HUNTER TO TOUR DOWNUNDER CAMPAIGN

Click here to join

   
Local Artist Releases

IT'S ALWAYS TIME

Adam Rudegeair's second volume of jazz interpretations of David Bowie tunes

Link to Adam's Bandcamp

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Debut live album by Bowie Unzipped (featuring Jeff Duff).

Link to Website

THIN WHITE UKES

Debut studio album by Melbourne based David Bowie covers band, The Thin White Ukes.

Link to Website

THE BOWIE PROJECT

The studio album of Adam Rudegeair Quintet's jazz interpretations of David Bowie tunes.

Link to Adam's Bandcamp

   
Local Authors
   

THE GOLDEN YEARS

A paperback/hardback by Sydney author Roger Griffin.

Link to Book Depository

THIS WILL EXPLAIN EVERYTHING

The autobiography of Jeff Duff.

The tome is dedicated to Bowie who features heavily in the pages of the book and Jeff's life.

More info
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BOWIE A TO Z

The release of Bowie A to Z, a new hardback written and by Australian author and comedian Steve Wide. Illustrated by Libby VanderPloe.

Link to Book Depository

EXPERIENCING DAVID BOWIE

A book from New Zealand author and academic, Ian Chapman.

Link to Amazon

ENCHANTING DAVID BOWIE

A paperback from Australian author and academic Toija Cinque.

Link to Bloomsbury

TO CATCH A FALLING STAR

A novel from Australian author and Bpwie Downunder member Peter Haywood.

Link to Sid Harta Publishers














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