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Michael C. Hall and Robert Fox Q&A at BFI Sunday

on September 14, 2016

 

“Hooked to the silver screen”

 

For those that hadn't spotted this, the BFI has announced that Michael C. Hall, star of the David Bowie/Enda Walsh-penned musical Lazarus, will join the show’s producer Robert Fox for a Q&A following a screening of The Man Who Fell To Earth this Sunday 18th at the BFI Southbank in London.

 

Among other things, the links between the film and the musical will be looked at. BFI programmer Justin Johnson hosts.

 

Tickets for the screening and Q&A here.

 

Tickets are still available for Lazarus at London’s King Cross Theatre here. Lazarus opens on November 8th,

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WCIBN? Album Focus: Live Nassau Coliseum ’76

on September 13, 2016

 

“The return of The Thin White Duke”

 

This week Live Nassau Coliseum ’76 is the selected album from the upcoming David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) box set.

 

Recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY, U.S.A., 23rd March, 1976, the album is the official document of the Isolar/Station To Station tour.

 

Known to fans for many years as the Thin White Duke double album bootleg (among various other titles), the record didn’t get an official release for over thirty years, when it was finally issued as part of the Station To Station deluxe set in September, 2010.

 

Here’s the

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Final Bowie recordings on Lazarus Cast Album - Michael C. Hall to perform at 2016 Mercury Prize

on September 12, 2016

 

 

LAZARUS CAST ALBUM FEATURING FINAL DAVID BOWIE RECORDINGS

 

2CD / 3LP To Be Released October 21 On ISO / Columbia / RCA Records

 

MICHAEL C. HALL TO PERFORM AT THE MERCURY PRIZE SEPTEMBER 15

 

September 16 Pre-Order To Include Instant Downloads Of Cast Versions Of “Life On Mars?” and “Lazarus”

 

 

As the November 8 UK opening of Lazarus at London’s King Cross Theatre approaches, the cast and band of the original New York production will release their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album on October 21 on ISO / Columbia / RCA Records.

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Telling Lies first downloadable single is 20

on September 11, 2016

 

“Telling lies [Ooh, ah, visionary]”

 

On September 11th, 1996, David Bowie released Telling Lies, the first downloadable single by a major artist, after a CU-SeeMe event where Bowie and two imposters were asked questions by the audience.

 

“I often plunge myself into the deep end of a situation just to see what happens,” he said to fans on the night, right here on his official web site.

 

In the first four days of its Internet release, there were more than 46,000 downloads of the track, over 10,000 per day.

 

For the September 11 launch, Bowie was joined at a secret New York City location

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Bowie performs at The Concert for New York City

on September 11, 2016

 

“All come to look for America”

 

Fifteen years on from that day in New York City, David Bowie’s solo performance of Simon & Garfunkel’s America seems more poignant than ever.

 

He performed the composition (along with "Heroes"), at The Concert for New York City, a benefit that took place on October 20th, 2001 at Madison Square Garden in NYC.

 

The concert was in honour of the first responders from the New York City Fire Department and New York City Police Department, their families, those lost in the attacks and those who had worked in the ongoing rescue and recovery efforts in the weeks

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