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MELBOURNE NOV  26  &  27

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Jeff Duff's BOWIE UNZIPPED returns to Birds Basement in a series of 4 shows over 2 nights.

The gig was originally to take place in July then October. After two lock down setbacks,  it finally appears to be happening over two nights in November.

Further details here

MELBOURNE Sat,  DEC  4

THE BOWIE PROJECT @ MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

An energetic, swaggering re-imagining of the Bowie back catalogue.

Proudly supported by City of Darebin.

Further details here

Facebook page here

MELBOURNE Sun,  DEC  12

WE CAN BE HEROES - THE MUSIC OF BOWIE ORCHESTRATED

Conducted by George Ellis, the 24 piece Symphony Orchestra will perform the best of Bowie Special guest vocalists are Steve Kilbey (The Church), iOTA, Jeff Duff and Chris Cooke.

Originally scheduled for AUG 22, then OCT 17, now it is DEC 12.

Further details here. 

MELBOURNE  Thur,   JAN  6

THIN WHITE UKES

The first of 3 special Thursday nights at an intimate Richmond venue - Jimmy Hornet.

Further details here

MELBOURNE  Fri,   JAN  7

GOLDEN YEARS

Boom Crash Opera's DALE RYDER, Taxirdiesís JASON SINGH & Electric Mary's RUSTY BROWN are bringing BOWIE: GOLDEN YEARS show back to The CORNER HOTEL in 2022.

Further details here

NEWCASTLE  Sat,  JAN  8

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Jeff Duff's BOWIE UNZIPPED returns to Lizottes in Newcastle.

Further details here

MELBOURNE  Thur,   JAN  13

THIN WHITE UKES

The second of 3 special Thursday nights at an intimate Richmond venue - Jimmy Hornet.

Further details here

MELBOURNE  Thur,  JAN  20

THIN WHITE UKES

The final of 3 special Thursday nights at an intimate Richmond venue - Jimmy Hornet.

Further details here

WOLLONGONG Sun,  JAN  23

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Jeff Duff's BOWIE UNZIPPED returns to The Beaches Hotel in Thirroul.

The gig was originally scheduled for July 2021. It now takes place in January 2022.

Further details here

MELBOURNE Fri, JAN  28

BOWIEBALL

Bowie Ball is back! Glam it up and get ready for an anything-goes extravaganza bringing together the best in music, art, fashion, and entertainment. Douse yourself in glitter at our makeover stand, take in the creation of Bowie-inspired art pieces, stop by the other-worldly photo booth, win a prize for best dressed, and dance along to the full Bowie catalogue performed live. Let your inner lightning bolt fly!

Further details here.
Facebook page here

NEWCASTLE Fri, JAN  28

WE CAN BE HEROES - THE MUSIC OF BOWIE ORCHESTRATED

At the Civic Theatre, Newcastle

Conducted by George Ellis, the 24 piece Symphony Orchestra will perform the best of Bowie Special guest vocalists are Steve Kilbey (The Church), iOTA, Jeff Duff and Chris Cooke.

The gig was originally scheduled for July 2021. It now takes place in January 2022.

Further details here

MELBOURNE MAR - MAY, 2022

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS - NEW DATES!!!

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Several shows across the Melbourne suburbs including:

MAR 24 - The Drum Theatre, Dandenong

MAR 31 - Kingston Theatre, Moorabbin

MAY 11 - Wyndham Cultural Cn, Werribee

POSTPONED - Karralyka, Ringwood

Further details here

GEELONG
POSTPONED

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS
POSTPONED - STANDBY FOR NEW DATE!!!

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Takes place at The Potato Shed, Geelong.

Further details here

KALGOOLIE
  JUN 2, 2022

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Takes place at Goldfields Arts Centre.

This show was originally scheduled for Sept 23, 2021.

Further details here

MARGARET RIVER
JUN  8, 2022

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Takes place at Margaret River Heart.

This show was originally scheduled for Sept 29, 2021.

Further details here

HAMILTON, VIC
JUN 23, 2022

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Takes place at Hamilton Performing Arts Centre.

Further details here




STORIES

MUTE

The Duncan Jones movie 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

STRANGE CHANGES

Adam Rudegeair and The Bowie Project's fourth volume of jazz interpretations of David Bowie tunes

Link to Adam's Band camp

A BETTER FUTURE

Second volume of Bowie songs by the Melbourne based David Bowie covers band, The Thin White Ukes.

Link to Website


ART CRIME INC

Adam Rudegeair and The Bowie Project's third volume of jazz interpretations of David Bowie tunes

Link to Adam's Band camp

IT'S ALWAYS TIME

Adam Rudegeair and The Bowie Project's and The Bowie Project's 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

Adam Rudegeair and The Bowie Project's debut album of 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
.

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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