Dave Navarro, Billy Idol & more performing Stooges & Bowie albums at benefit show
Dave Navarro, of Jane’s Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Billy Idol guitarist Billy Morrison are putting on benefit concert on September 16 at Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles to raise money for mental health awareness. This is their second “Above Ground” benefit (the first happened in April 2018), and will feature an all-star band performing David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and The Stooges classic debut (which just turned 50). That all-star band includes Billy Idol, Perry Farrell, Wayne Kramer (MC5), longtime Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens. Cult guitarist Billy Duffy, Steve Vai, Gavin Rossdale, Juliette Lewis, Bowie collaborator Mike Garson (who was in Spiders from Mars), and more.