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Remembering Bowie: Tribute Nights & Covers


The passing of David Bowie has left a Ziggy Stardust shaped hole in many of our hearts however, as we all heal, we can begin to celebrate the incredible life of the man who inspired so many.

Australia-wide rebel rebels are getting out to tribute gigs this weekend to celebrate the life, the times and the music of the legend that is David Bowie.

Here is the definitive list of David Bowie Tribute Shows:



Friday, 15th January 2016 (From 10pm Local Time)
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

More info here.

Speed of Life: A Live Tribute to David Bowie

Saturday, 30th January 2016 (From 7pm Local Time)
Freda’s, Chippendale
Tickets: On The Door

More info here.


Bowie: DJ Mermaid Pays Tribute

Saturday, 16th January 2016 (From 11:30pm Local Time)
Cherry Bar, Melbourne

More info here.

Open Mic Bowie Tribute

Wednesday, 20th January 2016 (From 6pm Local Time)
Whole Lotta Love, Melbourne

More info here.

The Speed of Life : A Night of Bowie at The Curtin

Friday, 15th January 2016 (From 5pm Local Time)
The Curtin, Melbourne
Free Entry

More info here.

The Sunday Set: Bowie

Sunday, 17th January 2016 (From 4pm Local Time)
The Toff In Town, Melbourne

More info here.

POW! Fridays – David Bowie Tribute

Friday, 15th January 2016 (From 9pm Local Time)
Mynt Lounge, Melbourne
Free Entry

More info here.

Vale Bowie! – Saturdays at The Richmond Yard

Saturday, 16th January 2016 (From 4pm Local Time)
The Richmond Yard, Melbourne
Free Entry

More info here.


Ziggy Played Guitar David Bowie Tribute

Sunday, 21st February 2016
The Foundry, Brisbane
Tickets: Oztix / On The Door

more info here.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars

Saturday, 6th February 2016 (7:30pm Local Time)
Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane
Tickets: Brisbane Powerhouse

More info here.

REBEL REBEL David Bowie Celebration

Friday, 15th January 2016 (From 8pm Local Time)
Beetle Bar, Brisbane
Tickets: On The Door (18+)

More info here.


Let’s Dance: A David Bowie Tribute Night

Saturday, 16th January (From 11:30pm Local Time)
Jive, Adelaide
Tickets: On The Door

More info here.


Let’s Dance!: A Tribute Night To Bowie

Friday, 15th January 2016 (From 8:30pm Local Time)
The Rocket Room, Perth
Tickets: MyGuestlist

More info here.


Sunday Service / David Bowie Tribute Night

Sunday, 17th January 2016 (From 3pm Local Time)
The Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong
Tickets: On The Door / Free Before 7pm

More info here.


AGS David Bowie Tribute

Sunday, 17th January 2016 (From 8pm Local Time)
King Street Hotel, Newcastle
Free Entry

More info here.


Starting off the musical tributes is Sarah Blasko with her incredible rendition of Life on Mars for Triple J’s Like a Version. The Sydney singer-songwriters soaring tribute to the Thin White Duke is sure to leave all eyes a tad less dry.

Next on the list of tributes is Sydney indie rock outfit Gang of Youths offering a strings heavy cover of Bowie’s classic Heroes. We love you Gang of Youths!

Madonna also paid her respects to the Starman with many kind words and her own rendition of Rebel Rebel from ‘Diamond Dogs’.

And finally Sir Elton John said goodbye with his instrumental interpretation of Space Oddity.