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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


WELLINGTON JULY 15 - 17

A Lou Reed and Velvet Underground musical called Small Town is set to take place outside the city in the small town of Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast.

Link to Eventfinda



LINK TO PAST EVENTS(2020)

 

 
Now Showing

MUTE

The 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 frequently in 2010.

Click here

THE LITTLE WONDER GUIDE TO DWARFS

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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