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The Art of the Song : David Bowie in Dublin Tonight

on July 26, 2014


“The clock waits so patiently on your song”


Good luck to all those involved with this evening’s sold out concert at The National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland.

The Art of the Song : David Bowie, looks like it’s going to be something special so please do let us know how it went if you’re attending.

The event focuses on the music of David Bowie and features Lisa Hannigan, Duke Special, Jape, Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh, Heathers and Adrian Crowley.

Here’s the official blurb...



The Art of the Song : David Bowie

As part of Summer @ NCH

Saturday 26th July, 8pm

Main Auditorium



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Momus tribute to Bowie at Café Oto in September

on July 19, 2014


“Only one man could be seen”


Since his cover of Where Are We Now? released on the same day as Bowie’s original last year, Momus has graced these pages more than once.

On September 13th 2014, he will perform a cabaret featuring the songs of David Bowie live at London's Cafe Oto.

In preparation for the gig and along with the Bowie covers Momus has already uploaded to YouTube, he has posted another six Bowie covers in the shape of: DJ, Joe The Lion, Candidate, The Bewlay Brothers, Letter to Hermione and Conversation Piece, all in the last week.

We caught the Momus show at Cafe Oto back in

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Avantgarde announces Bowie Berlin extension

on July 18, 2014


“And 75,000 peoploids split into small tribes”


You’ve no doubt seen the announcement from regarding the two week extension to David Bowie at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin until 24 August 2014.

This comes at the same time as the news that the Berlin exhibition has attracted 75,000 visitors thus far.

Fans have travelled the globe to see the expanded Berlin room, which now includes exclusive images (such as those pictured here), along with many other Bowie-in-Berlin-related goodies.

Check out for further details and ticket links.


Meanwhile, here’s the info

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Dylan Howe’s Jazz take on Bowie's Berlin

on July 08, 2014


“New Music: Night And Day”


Six years in the making, Dylan Howe’s new album, SUBTERRANEAN - New Designs On Bowie's Berlin, is finally released this week.

Subterranean is Howe’s first studio album in ten years and it’s made up of his arrangements of tracks from Bowie’s influential Berlin Trilogy era releases, Low and "Heroes".

We’re loving it here at DBFBHQ, but don't take our word for how good it is. Here are a few quotations from recent reviews...



“An exquisite take on Bowie’s late 70s largely instrumental collaborations with Brian Eno.

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Nile Rodgers & Prince do Bowie at Essence

on July 06, 2014


“Let’s Dance, to the song we’re playing” 


Prince made a surprise appearance during Nile Rodgers’ set on Friday night at the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans, making July 4th even more of a celebration when he joined the Chic leader on guitar for a cover of Bowie’s 1983 worldwide smash hit, Let’s Dance, a song which Rodgers co-produced with Bowie.

Nile’s tweets and posts on his FB page over the last 24 hours or so (below) say it all.



“Nile Rodgers & Prince jamming on David Bowie's "Let's Dance"”


“I'm still flipping out over this moment”


“I'm still reliving this show”