As we reported yesterday, U2's Bono, Wyclef John and David Bowie were among the artists in New York giving support to the United Nations' new Internet site (www.netaid.org) that aims to fight hunger and poverty worldwide.
"Because of the Gisborne Festival fold-up, plans for a small Winter tour have been abandoned. Our friend, Chris Haskett, was ear-marked only for the cancelled tour.There will be NO promo-tour, there never was one planned.I have undertaken to do only a handful of radio and TV appearances.
PAGE HAMILTON, ex-Helmet founder member, will stand in on lead guitar for Reeves Gabrels on these shows. Reeves will finish off two projects that have impending deadlines in Oct." - db
At 12 noon today Bowie along with President Clinton, Prime Minister Tony Blair, Former President Nelson Mandela, Quincy Jones, Bono and Wyclef Jean, and Puff Daddy introduced the new Cisco NetAid site and the multi-stadium events of NetAid.
Introduced by Kofi Annan, Sec. General of the United Nations, this press conference will be seen around the world.
More details to follow, meanwhile here are some exclusive to B.Net PICTURES
Bowie WILL be on the MTV awards tomorrow. He will be introducing Lauryn Hill, a particular favorite of Bowie's.Watch out for him in the first hour.
Here is an advertisement from the September 10th issue of Entertainment Weekly for the upcoming 1999 MTV Video Music Awards. Several performers have dressed up as famous opera characters to emphasize that this years award show is taking place at the Lincoln Center Opera House.
Bowie appears as Mephistopheles from the opera "Faust."
BowieNet is in the running for 'Best Artist Web Site' by MTVVideo Music Awards tomorrow night.