David Bowie would have turned 70 years old on January 8th. To celebrate the milestone as well as commemorate the one-year anniversary of his passing, a series of concerts are in the works.
The month-long event titled, “Celebrating David Bowie” will have multiple cities around the world hosting the shows. The first one is in London on Bowie’s birthday at the O2 Academy Brixton. New York City’s Terminal 5 will host the show on the anniversary of his death on January 10. Then there will be shows in Los Angeles January 25, Sydney January 29, and Tokyo on February 2.
Bowie collaborators including Mike Garson, Adrian Belew, Earl Slick, and many more will tour the show, with all proceeds going to charity.
In other news, Tuesday marked the first time David Bowie has been nominated for a Grammy. He received five posthumous nominations, for Best Alternative Album (Blackstar), Best Rock Performance (“Blackstar”), and Best Rock Song (“Blackstar”), Best Recording Package (Blackstar), and Best Engineered Album (Blackstar).