Tag: David Bowie

David Bowie heads Mercury shortlist with his final album, Blackstar

The singer, who died in January, appears on a list that also recognises the resurgence of UK grime by including Skepta and Kano David Bowie has been honoured with a posthumous place on the Hyundai Mercury prize shortlist for his final album, Blackstar, which was described as a “parting gift” […]

Island that rocked to Bowie and the Stones stakes claim as true home of British R&B

Museum planned to celebrate the Eelpiland dance club, the 1960s venue in the middle of the Thames Back when rock music was deemed antisocial, and even traditional jazz bands were frowned upon, it cost just fourpence to gain entry to a place where the young were free to dance, drink […]

Glastonbury tributes to Bowie, Prince and Lemmy revealed

A 50-piece orchestral performance, a DJ set and giant sculptures in honour of each of them among the plans Full details of Glastonbury’s plans to commemorate David Bowie, Prince and Lemmy have been revealed, including sculptures in honour of each of them, a 50-piece orchestral performance and a DJ set. […]