If you’re a fan of David Bowie, then you’re probably looking for other fans to meet up with and talk about the music legend’s amazing life. An event where videos and movies of his are shown or tribute bands play his best songs could be a great way to celebrate the amazing legend’s life.
Here are some of the top tribute events taking place around the country. If you know of anything we missed, please leave a comment at the end of the story so other fans can know too.
Events in Alabama
Saturn is hosting a David Bowie tribute night on Friday, January 29 at 8 pm. The event is free. Bands interested in playing are invited to contact the venue. (TicketFly)
Events in Arizona
- FilmBar is hosting a David Bowie tribute on Friday, January 15 at 9:50 pm by having a showing of the 1983 film “The Hunger.” Tickets are $9. FilmBar will be screening the film three times that night. (TicketFly)
- DJ Tristan will be leading a David Bowie celebration night at Valley Bar on Friday, January 15 at 10 pm. The songs will be New Wave, but the event is being billed as a David Bowie celebration. Tickets are $3. (TicketFly)
- FilmBar will be screening David Bowie’s Labyrinth on Saturday, January 16 at 8:50 pm and 11 pm. (TicketFly)
- FilmBar will be screening David Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to Earth on Sunday, Jan. 17 at 4:10 pm. (TicketFly)
Events in California
- Precinct will host a night dedicated to David Bowie on Tuesday, January 12 with performances from bands playing Bowie tracks. They include Rubella Spreads, Marta Beatchu, Fifi Lafille, and more. Starts at 9 pm and is free. (LA Weekly)
- Underground will host a Bowie set list all night from DJs Diana and Larry G., on Friday, January 15 at 9 pm. (LA Weekly)
- Boardner’s will have a Black Friday David Bowie tribute night on Friday, January 15 starting at 10 pm. The event is free. (LA Weekly)
- HM157 is hosting an Ashes to Ashes David Bowie tribute night on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 8 pm. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in exquisite Bowie best, not in black. Many musicians will be there paying tribute to the legendary great. (Facebook)
- Monty Bar is inviting fans to come and be their own DJ and play their favorite Bowie songs. Saturday, Jan. 16 at 9 pm. (Facebook)
- LA Weekly has a complete list of events honoring David Bowie that are taking place all month. See the list here.
Events in Connecticut
On Saturday, February 13, Cafe Nine will host a David Bowie themed evening at 9 pm. This event will focus on his later years with performances by many bands, played in tribute. (TicketFly)
Events in Illinois
On Sunday, January 17 at 9 pm, Tonic Room will host a David Bowie tribute. The event is titled “A Memroy of a Free Festival — A Celebration to the Life of David Bowie.” (TicketFly)
Events in Kentucky
Zanzabar in Louisville will host a Dance Magic Dance Party in honor of David Bowie on Tuesday, January 12 at 9 pm. The event is free. (TicketFly)
Events in Maryland
Rams Head on Stage will have an AMFM Tribute to David Bowie, presented by the Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians. It will take place on Wednesday, January 20 at 7 pm. Tickets are $20. (TicketFly)
Events in Minnesota
Varsity Theater is hosting its annual David Bowie Tribute on Tuesday, January 12 with doors opening at 10 pm. The event is free and presented by Transmission. (TicketFly)
Events in Nebraska
Vega is hosting a tribute to David Bowie called “We Can Be Heroes” and presented by Astra Productions. The event is Saturday, January 16 at 9 pm. (TicketFly)
Events in New York
New York City
- Good Room is being taken over by Classic Album Sundays at 6 pm on Tuesday, January 12. They’ll have a full program honoring Bowie’s entire 40-year career with guest speakers, special DJs, and more. (Village Voice)
- House of Yes is hosting a Bowie bash featuring a Labyrinth immersive screening and dance party. Starts at 7:30 pm on January 12. (EventBrite)
- At the Grand Victory on January 16, Feeling Gloomy will play every danceable Bowie song, along with a few contemporaries who shared kinship with him. Begins at 11 pm. (Facebook)
- For a complete list of events in New York, see the Village Voice article here.
Events in Tennessee
If you’re in Nashville, go to The Stone Fox on Friday, Jan. 15. They’re having a Vinyl Night with free admission. (TicketFly)
Events in Texas
- Oak Cliff’s Texas theatre will be showing The Man Who Fell to Earth at 9 pm on Friday, January 15, Guidelive reported. An informal Bowie listening party will take place after the credits.
- The Granada Theater is hosting a “Remembering Bowie” tribute party on Wednesday, January 13. Thin White Dukes, a local Bowie tribute band, will perform and they will also show a screening of Labyrinth. Doors open at 7 pm. (TicketFly)
- Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a David Bowie Music Video Party, but it may be sold out. Call the venue to find out more.
- Alamo Drafthouse locations across Austin are hosting a Bowie tribute event on Saturday night. You’ll want to contact your local Alamo Drafthouse for details, as most of the current tributes are sold out, in case they add more.
- Alamo Drafthouse is also hosting a Rolling Roadshow at Austin Music Hall this Saturday, January 16, at 8 pm. Called “God And Man: A David Bowie Tribute,” the event will features Super Creeps, the premier David Bowie tribute band. It will also include an encore of Alamo Drafthouse’s David Bowie Music Video Party. (EventBrite)
In El Paso, Bowie Feathers is hosting a David Bowie Tribute Night on Friday, January 15 with LawyerLady/Doctor Woman and DJ Rene Romo. It starts at 9 pm and is free. (TicketFly)
Events in Washington
Highline is hosting a David Bowie sing along on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 8:30 pm, hosted by Jim Basnight. Tickets are $5 at the door. (TicketFly)