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Past Events (2021)


CHRISTCHURCH  Sat,   JAN  15

ABSOLUTE BOWIE

DJs playing Bowie songs all night. Further details here

MELBOURNE  Sat,   JAN  15

DAVID BOWIE NIGHT AT THE SUB CLUB

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

ADELAIDE  Sun,  JAN 9

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Jeff Duff's BOWIE UNZIPPED at The Gov

Further details here


AUCKLAND  Sat,  JAN 8

LET'S DANCE

Bowie party at Whammy Bar

Further details here

MELBOURNE  Fri,   JAN  7

GOLDEN YEARS

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

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

OCEAN GROVE, VIC
 Wed,   JAN  5

GOLDEN YEARS

Boom Crash Opera's DALE RYDER, Taxirideís JASON SINGH & Electric Mary's RUSTY BROWN are bringing BOWIE: GOLDEN YEARS to Ocean Grove.

Further details here

FREMANTLE  Sat,  JAN 8

MIND WARP PAVILION 6

Live music + Live art

Immerse yourselves in all things Bowie in the annual January event, now its sixth year and for the first time in Freo, on the very day that would have been the Starmanís 75th birthday.

The glittering commemorative event features an all-star cast of Perthís best musicians, formed into two bands with a variety of guest vocalists curated by musical director, Greg Dear.

This yearís special focus is on the 50th anniversary of the seminal Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album which will be performed in its entirety.

Further details here
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

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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 Sun, NOV 14

ALBUM LAUNCH - NEW DATE!!!

The Thin White Ukes are launching their brand new album of Bowie covers - A Better Future at the Brunswick Ballroom.

To complete the package, Eno tribute act Oblique Strategies are the support act!

GOLD COAST
 Sat, NOV  13

WE CAN BE HEROES - THE MUSIC OF BOWIE ORCHESTRATED

At the The Star, Broadbeach

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.


Further details here

SYDNEY Fri, NOV 12

THE GOLDEN YEARS OF BOWIE
RESCHEDULED!!!

David Bowie tribute taking place in Kareela.

The gig was originally to take place in September. It is now scheduled for November.

More info here.


ADELAIDE Sat,  NOV  6

BRITISH ROCK ROYALTY - THE BEST OF BOWIE AND QUEEN

At the Bridgeway Hotel. Further details here.

SYDNEY Fri, OCT 8

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.

At the Sydney State Theatre

Further details here. 

SYDNEY SEP 17  

BOWIE UNZIPPED

Jeff Duff's BOWIE UNZIPPED returns to Camelot Lounge in Marrickville for two shows (early show and late show).

Further details here

NORTH QUEENSLAND
Thur,  SEP  2

REBEL - THE BOWIE  ROCK CIRCUS

Combining circus, comedy and David Bowie.

Takes place at Burdekin Theatre in Ayr.

Further details here

ADELAIDE Sat, AUG 28

ASHES TO ASHES
RESCHEDULED!!!

At the Akaba Hotel.  This gig was originally scheduled for July. It now takes place in late August. Further details here

CARINDA, NSW
OCT  1  -  3

CANCELLED

Let's Dance Carinda has been cancelled for 2021.

Further details here.

COONABARABRAN, NSW
OCT  2  -  4

CANCELLED

Dark Skies Awaken has been cancelled for 2021.

Further details here.

MELBOURNE Wed, JULY  14

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Cinema Nova are showing the 1980s film 'Absolute Beginners' which has Bowie's involvement both on the screen and on the soundtrack.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Bowie Downunder's Bruce Butler conducted by Jane Gazzo.

  Ticket link here.


SYDNEY Fri, JULY  9

THE GOLDEN YEARS OF BOWIE

David Bowie tribute taking place in Kareela.

More info here.


MELBOURNE Fri, JULY  9

THE BOWIE PROJECT

After a stellar sold-out launch of their third album ART CRIME INC, The Bowie Project return to the Paris Cat to present more bold re-imaginings of David Bowie compositions. 

More info here.


YARRA VALLEY
Sat, JUNE 19

THE BOWIE BAND

The Music of David Bowie featuring Darren Simm & 7 piece band. 

More info here.






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