Marc Riley's first solo show for the BBC's 6 music that we told you about recently will air in about five minutes (14:00 UK time). Marc tells me that David Bowie will be joining him on the show via a Trans-Atlantic phone call. Here's some stuff from the official BBC blurb explaining why the three-hour show is essential listening:
Please be upstanding for man music mountain Marc Riley.
Yes, 6 Music is very proud that Mr Riley will be presenting three hours of the finest tunes with a wry humour, some testing quiz features for you the listener to ponder and of course
David Bowie's A Reality Tour stopped of at the The Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night. Both Modern Love and Starman got another dusting off after having been absent from the set for a while... Sorry for the delay in posting, but I've been waiting for some pictures... which hadn't been forthcoming.
However, BowieNetters Mr and Mrs Crosby have kindly come to my rescue by sending in a few words and pictures for your pleasure. Here are a few recollections from Lindsay, with a few of LaLaLinda's excellent pictures:
Here's a sneak preview of the latest item to hit the BowieNet Store. David has never made a secret of his love of the Zappy folding electric scooter, even claiming to travel around Manhattan on one when the mood takes him.
The Zappy company caught wind of this fact and approached David to make the limited edition Ziggy Zappy exclusively for the BowieNet Store.
At the moment the Ziggy Zappy is available as the regular Zappy or the Zappy Turbo. Both come in white with the Ziggy logo as above. The regular Ziggy Zappy will be selling for $599.99 and the Turbo Ziggy
Super-detective and BowieNet MB queen, Regina, posted about this on the MBs yesterday. But, before you get too excited, the rules state: "the contest is open to all Edmonton and area residents 18 years of age or older. Winners must pick up their prizes in person at the Edmonton Journal."
So, if you still fit the bill, read the following blurb from the Edmonton Journal site:
Win a "Meet & Greet" with David Bowie
David Bowie hits the stage at Rexall Place on Friday, April 9th and the Edmonton Journal, not only wants to put at the concert, but also backstage for a