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Forthcoming Events

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

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

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

VIVID 2014 May

A plethora of Bowie related acts for this years VIVID includes The Pixies, The Pet Shop Boys and Giorgio Moroder. More info here.


CRIMSON PROJEKCT June

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


CRIMSON PROJEKCT TOUR DATES
Under Review Auckland The Studio
June 26 Melbourne The Hifi
June 27 Sydney The Hifi
June 28 Brisbane The Hifi
To Be Confirmed Fremantle Fly By Night

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
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

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 Releases
APRIL 28, 2014
CD compilation "Bowie Heard The Here First" is released. See here.
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
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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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