Pixies, Blondie, Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff & Anna Calvi, and more added to David Bowie tribute shows in NYC
PLUS: Stream Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff's new Bowie covers EP
photo: Pixies in Asbury Park in 2015 (more by PSquared)
The lineups for the David Bowie tribute shows at Carnegie Hall (3/31) and Radio City (4/1) have been expanded. Newly-added artist include the Pixies, Blondie, Mumford & Sons, Bette Midler, the trio of Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff and Anna Calvi, and the Donny McCaslin Group (which features Blackstar contributors Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner, and Tony Visconti). Nancy Wilson of Heart will also join her sister Ann (who was already announced).
These additions join the previously-announced artists Micael Stipe, Laurie Anderson, Cat Power, Perry Farrell, The Polyphonic Spree, The Roots, Jakob Dylan, the Mountain Goats, Bettye LaVette, Robyn Hitchcock, and Visconti's band Holy Holy.
The full Blondie band plays the Radio City show but at Carnegie Hall it's just Debbie Harry. Mumford, Amanda Palmer's trio, The Polyphonic Spree, the Donny McCaslin Group only play the Radio City show. Both are sold out.
Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff just released an EP of Bowie covers that features Anna Calvi, Neil Gaiman and John Cameron Mitchell. Stream it below.
The Loser's Lounge are also doing three sold-out Bowie tributes at Joe's Pub this week.