A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour featuring Mike Garson and fellow key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades has announced a 32-date North American winter tour for 2019 that includes a performance at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday, March 15, 2019. Tickets for A Bowie Celebration live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall will go on sale Friday, September 14 at 10 a.m.
A Bowie Celebration features alumni band members Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Gerry Leonard and Carmine Rojas, along with vocalists such as Bernard Fowler and Corey Glover, among others, and drummer Lee John performing a mix of Bowie’s hits and deep-cuts.
Kicking off Feb. 6 in Mesa, Arizona, A Bowie Celebration then stops in Los Angeles Feb. 7 at the Orpheum Theatre before making its way across the country and into Canada. The critically acclaimed show will stop in San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Denver, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Louisville, Nashville, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Austin, among many other cities, before wrapping March 22 in Dallas.
Keyboardist and band leader Mike Garson, the longest-standing member of Bowie’s bands, performed with Bowie at his first and last concerts in the United States as well as 1,000 concerts together around the globe in between. The band also features guitarist Earl Slick, who worked on landmark Bowie albums such as “Diamond Dogs” and “Young Americans and Reality;” Bowie guitarist and band leader Gerry Leonard (“A Reality” Tour); and Bowie’s “Let’s Dance/Serious Moonlight” Tour bassist Carmine Rojas. Between them, they have over 30 years’ experience of recording, writing and playing live with Bowie.
General admission standing room only tickets for A Bowie Celebration go on sale Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets, which are $42 ahead of the show and $44 the day of the show, will be available for purchase at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Offices, online at www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000. Doors for the show open at 7 p.m. on March 15. The show starts at 8 p.m.