In the port of Amsterdam, There's a sailor who sings...
Among others, BowieNetter 051060 has kindly informed me of a change to David Bowie's scheduled appearance at the Arrow Rock Festival on June 11th. It seems that day of the festival has been cancelled and David will now play the same evening at the Amsterdam ArenA instead. Here's the info from the Arrow Rock Festival web site:
The concert of David Bowie, that was scheduled for Friday June 11th, had been rescheduled to a different location: the ArenA in Amsterdam.
Unfortunately we were not capable of completing the Friday programm to our
Rodney Bingenheimer and David Bowie backstage at The Wiltern Theatre Los Angeles, February 7, 2004 - Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
A figure sitting cross-legged on the floor...
Today sees the release of Rodney Bingenheimer's Mayor Of The Sunset Strip OST CD in the US. We first told you about the film yonks ago when we also posted some footage of an interview with David shot in 1997 after the KROQ Christmas show during David's short-lived Mohawk phase.
As we also told you way back when, the 23-track CD contains a previously unreleased acoustic version of All The Madmen, which was
I?d like to be a gallery, Put you all inside my show...
An interesting piece regarding the patronage of Glasgow?s aspiring artists by David Bowie and Bowieart.com appeared in The Sunday Times Scotland last week. Illustrated with a live shot of DB and a detail from Ben Woodeson's tomato-powered radio, the piece by Jay Richardson can be read online in its entirety by clicking on the image above.
Here's a few lines from the piece anyway:
Funded from his own pocket and charging no commission fees to the artists, one such beneficiary of Bowie?s altruism is Ben Woodeson.
The Far Eastern leg of David Bowie's A Reality Tour ended with a final show at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wanchai, Hong Kong, tonight. The set list comes courtesy of a complete gaggle of BowieNetters: LordOfTheThings, SoniaH and LoveLow... Confirmed officially, as ever, by HNB (Handsome Nick B).
According to aforementioned Netters, it was a great show with lots of chat and hilarity from David, including a bit about young Nirvana fans approaching him at festivals and congratulating him on covering Nirvana's The Man Who Sold The World, to which David would