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Forthcoming Events

SPACE ODDITY Aug 21 - 24
SYDNEY - MELBOURNE - CANBERRA

Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the International Space Station became the coolest astronaut in the world when he recorded David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in zero gravity. Since returning to Earth, the Canadian astronaut has inspired audiences across Europe and North America with live talks on space, science and achieving your dreams.
CHRIS HADFIELD DATES
Aug 21 Melbourne Town Hall An Astronaut's Guide To Life
Aug 23 Sydney Powerhouse Museum Space Oddity
Aug 23 Sydney Powerhouse Museum Space Oddity
Aug 24 Canberra Llewellyn Hall Space Oddity

TMWFTE IN WELLINGTON Oct 6

WELLINGTON

Wellington Film Society presents The Man Who Fell to Earth starring David Bowie.

More info here.

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
Oct 6 Wellington Paramount Cinemas,
25 Courtenay Place

THE BOWIE PROJECT Oct 8

MELBOURNE

Adam Rudegeair's Bowie Project returns.

Show time: 9pm

Price: $15

More info here.

ADAM RUDEGEAIR QUINTET: BOWIE PROJECT
Oct 8 Melbourne Paris Cat

THIS IS NOT AMERICA Oct 20-24

One time David Bowie collaborator Pat Metheny will be hitting Australian shores in October.

PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP TOUR DATES
Oct 20 Brisbane QLD Performing Arts Centre
Oct 22 Melbourne Hamer Hall
Oct 23 Canberra Canberra Theatre
Oct 24 Sydney Sydney Opera House

BOWIE IS (FILM) Nov 7

MELBOURNE

Documentary film of the David Bowie is exhibition created by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A).

More info here.

DAVID BOWIE IS - AUSTRALIAN PREMIERRE:
Nov 7 - 7:00 PM Melbourne ACMI Cinema 2
Nov 7 - 9:15 PM Melbourne ACMI Cinema 2

WARCRAFT Mar 11, 2016

The brand new Duncan Jones movie World of Wacraft is due for cinematic release.


Ongoing Events

DAVID BOWIE IS Ongoing
The David Bowie Is exhibition is touring the globe following it's run in London.

According to The Quietus (March 2013), negotiations to take it to Australia and Japan are/were "at an advanced stage."
'DAVID BOWIE IS' EXHIBITION
Mar 23, 2013 -
Aug 11, 2013
UNITED KINGDOM
Victoria and Albert Museum
London
Sept 25, 2013 -
Nov 27, 2013
CANADA
Art Gallery of Ontario
Toronto
Jan 28, 2013 -
Apr 21, 2014
BRAZIL
Museum of Image and Sound
Sao Paulo
May 20, 2014 -
Aug 10, 2014
GERMANY
Martin Gropius Bau
Berlin
Sept 23, 2014 -
Jan 2015
UNITED STATES
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago
Mar 2, 2015 -
May 31, 2015
FRANCE
Cité de la musique
Paris

JULY 6, 2015 - NOV 1, 2015

ACMI
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
Dec 15, 2015 -
Mar 15, 2016
THE NETHERLANDS
Groninger Museum
Groningen

BOWIE PETITION Ongoing

Petition for a David Bowie concert in Australia / New Zealand.


Past Events

ZIGGY RETURNS Aug 1 - 16

SYDNEY & NEWCASTLE DISTRICT

iOTA, Steve Balbi, Brydon Stace and Jeff Duff return to the NSW stage.


More info here.

ZIGGY TOUR DATES
Aug 1 Newcastle Lizottes
Aug 2 Campbelltown The Cube
Aug 3 Thirroul Beaches
Aug 8 Milton Milton Theatre
Aug 9 Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL
Aug 15 Dee Why Dee Why RSL
Aug 16 Sydney Enmore Theatre

THE BOWIE PROJECT Aug 13

MELBOURNE

Adam Rudegeair's Bowie Project returns, newly expanded into 2 sets!

Show time: 9pm

Price: $15

More info here.

ADAM RUDEGEAIR QUINTET: BOWIE PROJECT
Aug 13 Melbourne Paris Cat

LINER NOTES Aug 1

BYRON BAY

Liner Notes Presents David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust

For the first time, the Byron Bay Writer's Festival turns up the volume as the literary cabaret Liner Notes hits town.


More info here.

LINER NOTES PRESENTS ZIGGY STARDUST
Aug 1 Byron Bay Community Theatre


CRIMSON PROJEKCT Jun 24 - Jul 2

Bowie band members Adrian Belew (guitar) and Tony Levin (bass) are to hit these shores in mid 2014 as part of The Crimson Projekct.

More info here.



CRIMSON PROJEKCT TOUR DATES
June 24 Auckland The Studio
June 26 Melbourne The Hifi
June 27 Sydney The Hifi
June 28 Brisbane The Hifi
July 2 Fremantle Fly By Night

VIVID 2014 May 23 - Jun 9
SYDNEY

A range of Bowie-related acts for this years VIVID includes The Pixies, The Pet Shop Boys and Giorgio Moroder. More info here.
THE PIXIES
May 23 Sydney In Concert
May 24 Sydney In Concert
May 25 Sydney In Concert
May 26 Sydney In Concert

GIORGIO MORODER
Jun 1 Sydney Studio Party
Jun 1 Sydney In Conversation
Jun 1 Sydney The Music

PET SHOP BOYS
Jun 6 Sydney Modulations
Jun 7 Sydney Modulations
Jun 8 Sydney Modulations

BOWIE UNZIPPED May 9 - 30

SYDNEY DISTRICT

The legendary Jeff Duff, often referred to as Australia’s answer to David Bowie, will perform the Thin White Duke’s iconic songs in a much anticipated new show called ‘BOWIE-Unzipped’.

BOWIE UNZIPPED TOUR DATES
May 9 Cronulla Brass Monkey
May 15 Circular Quay The Basement
May 16 Coogee Diggers The Bunker
May 23 Marrickville Lazy Bones Lounge
May 30 Manly Boatshed

GROUND CONTROL May 31

SYDNEY

Jeff Duff and his band venture into the repertoires of Frank Sinatra and David Bowie, channeling their sounds and styles into each other's songs, creating a memborable show. Suptous buffet with desserts from 7 PM, show from 8:15 PM. Rserved seating. See flyer here.

GROUND CONTROL TO FRANK SINATRA
TOUR DATES
May 31 Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club

WA TRIBUTE May 23 - 24

PERTH DISTRICT

Two Western Australia dates have been released for the All Star David Bowie Tribute.

With The Australian Beatles + Jumping Jack Flash.

Tix $30 from Oztix.

ALL STAR SHOWSTOPPERS DATES
May 23 Mandurah Peel Thunder FC
May 24 Bassendean, Perth Swan Districts FC

BOWIE IN THE 70s May 4 - 10

For 7 days from Sunday May 4, Australia's Double J radio will be streaming Robert Forster's two hour program on David Bowie (in the 70s). It is part of Double J's very first Artist in Residence special. More info here.

DAVID BOWIE IN THE 70s
May 4-10 Streaming Double J FM

JEFF BECK TOUR April

Guitar legend and inspiration for David Bowie and Mick Ronson, Jeff Beck will be returning to these shores in April.

Dates as follows:

JEFF BECK TOUR DATES
Apr 19 Byron Bay Blues Festival
Apr 21 Sydney Opera House
Apr 22 Melbourne Hamer Hall
Apr 24 Perth Concert Hall

GERRY LEONARD April

David Bowie guitarist GERRY LEONARD will be joining Suzanne Vega on tour in 2014.

Dates as follows:

SUZANNE VEGA TOUR DATES
Apr 11 Perth Astor Theatre
Apr 13 Cairns Cairns Civic Centre
Apr 15 Brisbane The Powerhouse
Apr 17 Byron Bay Blues Festival
Apr 19 Melbourne Melbourne Recital Centre
Apr 20 Sydney The Factory Theatre

ASHES TO ZIGGY April 18

CANBERRA

Ashes to Ziggy - the Canberra based Bowie tribute - have reformed for a show.

Facebook event page here.



ASHES TO ZIGGY TOUR DATES
Apr 18 Canberra Old Canberra Inn, Lyneham

LABYRINTH Jan - Apr

Labyrinth screens in various Australian cinemas in the early months of 2014.

Dates as follows:

LABYRINTH DATES
Jan 6 Melbourne The Astor Theatre
(along with Ghostbusters)
Jan 11 Melbourne The Rooftop
Jan 17 Brisbane GOMA Cinema
Jan 25 Brisbane GOMA Cinema
Feb 16 Sydney Outdoor Cinema
Feb 27 Sydney Moonlight Cinema
Mar 30 Melbourne The Astor Theatre
Apr 3 Melbourne The Rooftop

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Upcoming Major Event in 2015


The DAVID BOWIE IS exhibition is coming to MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. See the ACMI website for details. Remember to join our our facebook group and our facebook page for other updates.



Upcoming Releases
SEPT 22, 2014
Repacked Sound and Vision box set is released. See here.
SEPT 22, 2014
7 inch released of 'Knock on Wood'. See here.
SEPT 09, 2014
Becoming David Bowie DVD is released. See here.

Recent Releases
AUGUST, 2014
An overseas publication The Making of Hunky Dory has been released.
Link
JULY 29, 2014
Twin Peaks The Entire Mystery available on Blu-Ray/DVD.
Link
JULY 7, 2014
A new album - Subterranean: New Designs on Bowie's Berlin - by acclaimed jazz drummer Steve Howe available on CD and LP.
Link
JUNE 25, 2014
A new book entitled "Five Sessions" by Brian Duffy and Kevin Cann
. Link to Bookworld. Link to Fishpond.
JUNE 23, 2014
7 inch released of 'Diamond Dogs'. See here.
JUNE 9, 2014
Vinyl release of the Philip Glass Low Symphony (based on the works of David Bowie and Brian Eno). See here.
MAY 5, 2014
Someday World, the brand new album by Brian Eno and Karl Hyde. CD release here. Deluxe edition here. Vinyl edition here.
APRIL 28, 2014
CD compilation "Bowie Heard The Here First" is released. Link to Wow. Link to Fishpond. Link to VideoEzy.
APRIL 19, 2014
7 inch release of '1984' for Record Store Day, North America. See here.
APRIL 19, 2014
7 inch release of 'RocknRoll Suicide' for Record Store Day, UK. See here.
APRIL, 2014
"Diamond Dogs at 40" is the cover article for the April edition of Uncut.
MARCH 14, 2014
7 inch release of 'Rebel Rebel'. See here.

2013 Releases
 
DEC 16, 2013
Release of 'Love is Lost' on 12 inch white vinyl.

More info here.
DEC 5, 2013
Release of Bowie's 6th music video of the year - 'I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)'.

View it here.
NOV 8, 2013
Release of a new book David Bowie: Ever Changing Hero.

More info here.
NOV 4, 2013
Expanded edition of the 2013 David Bowie album The Next Day is due.

More info here.
NOV, 2013
Bowie is on the cover of the November edition of NME.
OCT 31, 2013
Bowie has made a 5th music video this year - the Love is Lost remix by James Murphy.

View it here.
OCT 18, 2013
7 inch release 'Sorrow'.
See here
.
OCT 7, 2013
The stripped back version of 'Sound and Vision' created by Sonjay Prabhakar from the original sound stems will be released through Parlophone Records on October 7.

More info here.
AUG 19, 2013
Release of Valetine's Day 7 inch picture disc. This is Bowie's fourth single from The Next Day. More info here
JULY 16, 2013
Release of "Valentine's Day" - the 4th video to be taken from Bowie's forthcoming album The Next Day. See here.
JUNE 24, 2013
Release of a fifth in a series of 7 inch picture discs that are following the original UK RCA release schedule. More info here
JUNE 6, 2013
Release of the paperback David Bowie Treasures. More info here.
MAY 8, 2013
Release of "The Next Day" - the 3rd video to be taken from Bowie's forthcoming album The Next Day. See here.
APRIL/MAY, 2013
NME have produced a special edition of their magazine simply titled BOWIE.
APRIL 26, 2013
A brand new Iggy and The Stooges album titled Ready To Die is released. More info here.
APRIL 20, 2013
A picture disc of The Jean Genie is one of three Bowie items due for Record Store Day 2013. More info here.
APRIL 20, 2013
1965! - a 4 track vinyl EP of vintage Bowie material is the second in a series of three Bowie items due for Record Store Day 2013. More info here
APRIL 20, 2013
A white vinyl 45 featuring Bowie's two new singles (Where Are We Now and The Stars) is the third in a series of three Bowie items due for Record Store Day 2013. More info here
APRIL 15, 2013
40th Anniversary remaster of Aladdin Sane. More info here.
APRIL 11, 2013
Release date of a 160 page hardcover book David Bowie: A Life in Pictures by Chris Welch. More info here.
APRIL 5, 2013
Vinyl release of Bowie's new album, The Next Day. See here
MARCH 28, 2013
Release of the book Ziggyology by Simon Goddard. See here.
MARCH 23, 2013
Corresponding with the Bowie V&A exhibit due to take place in London, a new book by Victoria Broakes and Geoffrey Marsh. Hardback here.
MARCH-APRIL, 2013
The April edition of music magazine Uncut has Bowie on the cover.
MARCH-APRIL, 2013
The April edition of music magazine Q (#321) has Bowie on the cover.
MARCH-APRIL, 2013
The March edition of music magazine NME has Bowie on the cover.
MARCH 8, 2013 (NZ)
MARCH 8, 2013 (AUS)
Local release dates for the brand new David Bowie album The Next Day. More info here (AUS) and here (NZ).
MARCH, 2013
The March issue of Australian Rolling Stone has Nick Cave on the cover and a feature on David Bowie's new album.
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" - the digital release of Bowie's second single from the forthcoming album The Next Day. See here.
JANUARY 8, 2013
"Where Are We Now?" - the digital release of Bowie's first single from the forthcoming album The Next Day. See here.

2012 Releases
DECEMBER 3, 2012
Release of album by Bowie inspiration Scott Walker. The new album Bish Bosch is considered one in a trilogy along with 1995's Tilt and 2006's The Drift.
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
Release of the Jean Genie Picture Disc. See here.
OCTOBER 30, 2012
David Bowie Style - a new book by Danny Lewis. See here.

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OCTOBER 11, 2012
Release date of the book Bowie: Album by Album (The Studio Years) by Paolo Hewitt. See here.
SEPTEMBER 03, 2012
Release of the John I'm Only Dancing Picture Disc. See here.
SEPTEMBER, 2012
MOJO magazine cover story on David Bowie. 
MID 2012
Another special edition book from Genesis Publications. See here.
JULY 7, 2012
A rehash of an earlier title (Under Review) but if you don't have that DVD, this one is very well priced. See here.
JUNE 28, 2012
New book by GQ editor Dylan Jones. See here.
JUNE 6, 2012
40th Anniversary Edition of Ziggy Stardust. Standard edition here. Expanded here.
JUNE 6, 2012
'Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust' - a book by Bowie producer Ken Scott. See here.
JUNE 6, 2012
NME's special edition on the 40th Anniversary of Zig.
JUNE, 2012
1980s era albums by Bowie collaborator Zaine Griff are now available on CD. See here.
JUNE, 2012
Bowie article in MOJO (regarding the book Sukita). See here.
MAY 9, 2012
The new French-English covers album by Iggy Pop. See here.
   
APRIL 21, 2012
Record Store Day limited edition release - Starman 7 inch picture disk (some stores only).
APRIL, 2012
Bowie 40 Years On - How Ziggy Changed His World and Ours - a cover story in Uncut magazine.
MARCH, 2012
An Axe to Break the Ice - Inside Bowie's Scary Monsters - a cover story in Record Collector magazine.
APRIL, 2012
How David Bowie Changed The World - a cover story in Rolling Stone.
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
20th Anniversary Edition of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me on DVD. See here.
FEBRUARY, 2012
A 10 page article in MOJO. The magazine has New Order on the front cover.

2011 Releases
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
'Speed of Life' - a limited edition book by photographer Masayoshi Sukita. See here.
OCTOBER 15, 2011
'The Man Who Sold The World' - a book by Peter Doggett. See here.
OCTOBER, 2011
Le Freak - a book by famed Bowie producer and hit maker Nile Rodgers. See here.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Updated edition (version 6) of The Complete David Bowie by Nic Pegg. See here.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
DVD and Blu Ray release of the Duncan Jones directed 'Source Code'.
SEPTEMBER, 2011
'The Ultimate Music Guide: Bowie' from the makers of Uncut magazine.
AUGUST, 2011
'Hunky Dory: The True Story of His 1971 Classic' is a feature in this month's MOJO magazine. At newsagents now.
AUGUST, 2011
Release of 'Ziggy Played Surf Guitar' - a surf music tribute to Bowie. See here.
AUGUST 29, 2011
'Child Who Wants The Moon' - new album by Bowie collaborator Zaine Griff.
JULY 12, 2011
'The Bowie Variations' - a new album by Bowie pianist Mike Garson. See here.
JULY, 2011
Release of the 2012 David Bowie calendar. See here.
JUNE 6, 2011
'Golden Years Remix EP'. See here.
MARCH 1, 2011
'Starman' - a book by Paul Tryka. Paperback here and hardcover here.
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
'Any Day Now' - a book by Kevin Cann. See here.
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
'Fragile Spaceman' - a new Bowie influenced album by Jeff Duff. See here.

2010 Releases
DECEMBER 2010
'Catch of a Falling Star' - a Bowie inspired novel set in Melbourne. See here.
SEPTEMBER 2010
Re-release of 'Station to Station' (now as a deluxe edition). See here.
FEBRUARY 2010
Re-release of 'David Bowie' (now as a deluxe edition). See here.


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