HYFI to host ‘A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!’ on January 8
HYFI Added to ‘A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!’ Broadcast Partners
All-Star Concert Streams Globally for 24 Hours Beginning January 8 at 6pm PT
Virtual Tribute Features Dozens of Artists Including Boy George, William Corgan, Duran Duran, Joe Elliott, Perry Farrell, Peter Frampton, Adam Lambert, Trent Reznor, Gavin Rossdale, and More
The epic global streaming event “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!” has added HYFI as a broadcast partner for the January 8 concert event. Rolling Live Studios’ addition of HYFI, a leading destination for the highest-quality 4K and HDR on-demand concert programming and virtual live entertainment, enables fans to enjoy the star-studded event on OTT (over-the-top) via the HYFI App.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased via the event page at HYFI.com/Bowie, along with options for purchasing VIP experiences, and exclusive merch. VIP ticket bundles offer fans a variety of exclusive opportunities and merchandise including everything from access to a pre-show soundcheck and an after-show Q&A with members of the band.
A Bowie Celebration is proud to announce they will donate $2 per ticket purchase to the Save the Children organization, a charity important to Bowie and the beneficiary of funds raised from his 50th Birthday Concert held in 1997 at a sold-out Madison Square Garden featuring many of the very artists who will be featured on January 8.
Produced by David Bowie’s longest-standing band member Mike Garson, in partnership with Stacey Sher and Kerry Browntogether with Rolling Live Studios, A Bowie Celebration begins at 6:00PM PT / 9:00PM ET. Hosted by Garson, the stream will bring together a dazzling array of artists who worked with Bowie, or were deeply influenced by him and his work, for a celebration on what would have been his 74th birthday and weekend of the fifth anniversary of his passing.
The show will be available for ticket holders around the globe to enjoy beginning at 6:00PM PT / 9:00PM ET / 2:00AM GMT in their HYFI accounts for 24 hours. With such a wide-ranging lineup of extraordinary talent, the concert will offer more than three hours of music, allowing fans to experience their favorite Bowie songs as never before — performed by David’s friends, bandmates, and those with whom he was the soundtrack to their lives.
Artists on the all-star lineup include Boy George, Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, Taylor Momsen, Ricky Gervais, Gary Oldman, Gavin Rossdale, Joe Elliott, Macy Gray, Michael C. Hall, Perry Farrell, Peter Frampton, Rick Wakeman, Trent Reznor, William Corgan, YUNGBLUD, Andra Day, Dave Navarro, Corey Taylor, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Chaney, Gary Barlow, Andy Newmark, Anna Calvi, Atticus Ross, Ava Cherry, Bernard Fowler, Charlie Sexton, Corey Glover David Sanborn, Emir Ksasan, Etty Lau Farrell, Everett Bradley, Gail Ann Dorsey, Geoff MacCormack, Greg Errico, Henry Hey, Ian Astbury, Judith Hill, Lena Hall, Lzzy Hale, Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, Mark Guiliana, Matt Chamberlain, Pablo Rosario, Richard Cottle, Tony Levin, plus previously announced alumni including Bowie’s final touring band of Mike Garson, Gail Ann Dorsey, Earl Slick, Sterling Campbell, Gerry Leonard and Catherine Russell along with Zack Alford, Carlos Alomar, Kevin Armstrong, Alan Childs, Robin Clark, Emm Gryner, Omar Hakim, Clare Hirst, Erdal Kızılçay, Tim Lefebvre, Martha Mooke, Holly Palmer, Mark Plati, Carmine Rojas, Charlie Sexton, and Bowie’s longtime record producer and musician Tony Visconti. Special guest appearances will also be made by Nandi Bushell, Gaby Moreno, Joe Sumner, Simon Westbrook, The Section Quartet, and more.
HYFI is the leading destination for the highest quality live entertainment and 4K and HDR on-demand concert programming on the internet. Created with both artists and fans in mind, HYFI gives fans access to broadcast-quality video and sound, with full 4K HDR available on desktop VOD, along with watching the live show on their favorite platforms, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, and multiple smart TV platforms.
For more information, visit www.hyfi.com
ABOUT MIKE GARSON:
Universally respected for his impressive skills as a pianist, Mike Garson is a respected composer, performer, and educator, as well. He is perhaps best known for his relationship with David Bowie which began in 1972 for Bowie’s first performances in the United States. Garson made his mark on dozens of Bowie albums and traveled thousands of miles with him on his world tours. In 2006, Mike accompanied Bowie for his final public American performance. In more recent years, Garson has headlined his critically acclaimed concert production “A Bowie Celebration” touring the world with fellow alumni band members of Bowie’s bands along with world-class vocalists. He is also the subject of the international bestselling biography of his life, “Bowie’s Piano Man – The Life of Mike Garson” by Clifford Slapper. Garson is as comfortable in jazz, classical, pop, and the rock arena and is considered one of the world’s best improvisers who has also composed thousands of pieces in every imaginable style. He continues to be called into duty as the secret weapon behind billboard-topping, Grammy lauded albums, tours, and longstanding artist success.
ABOUT ROLLING LIVE STUDIOS:
Rolling Live Studios takes virtual live events to the next level. Since its inception, Rolling Live Studios has produced over 50 live virtual events and helped raise over $15 million in donations for an array of charities. Recent credits include On The Air, Chrysalis Night In – Virtual Gala, Richard and Demi Weitz’s RW Quarantunes, and livestreams for The Recording Academy. Rolling Live Studios was founded by Kerry Brown, who has managed and produced multi-platinum artists (The Smashing Pumpkins, Miley Cyrus, Cheap Trick, among others), feature films, television, and video games (Blow, Along Came Polly, Scream, The Academy Awards, and more). Kerry produced the live multimedia show BLACKOUT, a collaboration between PepsiCo and the NFL to celebrate the Superbowl, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday party, among other live events.
ABOUT SAVE THE CHILDREN:
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Since our founding more than 100 years ago, we’ve changed the lives of more than 1 billion children. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.