- 08 Dec 17
To celebrate David Bowie's 71st birthday, supergroup Holy Holy will play Vicar St on January 8 for a performance of Bowie's album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars and other tracks from '69 -'73.
Holy Holy is an 8 piece comprised of Bowie's bassist Tony Visconti, Spider From Mars drummer Woody Woodmansey, Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory on lead vocals, James Stephenson (The Cult, The Alarm, Scott Walker) on lead guitar, Paul Cudderfor (Ian Hunter) on guitars, Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, The Blockheads) on sax and percussion, Berenice Scott (Heaven 17) and Jessica Lee Morgan (keys, backing vocals)
Visconti produced classics like Young Americans (1975), Low (1977), Heroes (1977), Lodger (1979), Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (1980), Heathen (2002), Reality (2003), The Next Day (2013) and finally, Blackstar (2016).
He has also produced albums by T Rex, Thin Lizzy, Iggy Pop, Morrissey, Manic Street Preachers and many many more.
Woody Woodmansey was the backbone of the infamous Spiders From Mars for four of Bowie’s key albums in the 1970's; The Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust, and Aladdin Sane.
The gig will take place as part of The Dublin Bowie Festival's 3rd year. The multi venue music and arts celebration of the cultural legacy of David Bowie. The Festival will run over 7 days and nights in various venues around the city and will be comprised of live music, art, cinema, design, fashion, Q&A's, banter, collectors market, and lots more
Tickets are €40 (incl booking fees) and available from ticketmaster