Planet Bowie

David Bowie Tribute

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  • From £645+ One of the greatest UK David Bowie Tribute Bands
  • Features professional Stage Set, Backdrop & Lights
  • You also have the option of adding a classic hits set to the performance (Pop/Rock songs from all decades)
  • Book Planet Bowie solo or as a 5 piece – they are one of the finest David Bowie Tribute Bands.

    Want to book the UK’s premier David Bowie tribute band (est 1997) who has performed in every corner of the globe?

    Check out Planet Bowie’s biog, photos and sound files below to see this fine tribute band in action.

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Biography

Festivals and High-Profile Concerts

Hire one of the UK’s most well known David Bowie tribute bands Planet Bowie today for an authentic David Bowie tribute show. Planet Bowie was first established in 1997 and one of the first concerts on their inaugural tour was at Beckenhams annual ‘Bowiefest’- sharing the stage with Steve Harley which led to interest from ‘Dazed and Confused’ magazine, and reviews in commercial press and radio.

Planet Bowie has performed at some of the largest festivals, corporate events, and gigs across the world, with appearances including the Royal Albert Hall, Bournemouth Festival of Light, the Compaq Science Festival, and support slots for bands including Boney M, the Boomtown Rats and Roy Wood of legendary glam-rock band Wizzard. This performer really does recreate the Bowie sound so realistically it’s earned his reputation as one of the most accurate David Bowie tribute bands in the UK

Film, Radio and TV (UK David Bowie Tribute Bands)

Taking an unplugged version of his tribute act to the UK radio stations (performing in session to thousands of fans), appearing in films and on DVD, and performing on top of the ‘Gherkin Building’ in the heart of London shows that Planet Bowie can perfectly re-create David Bowie’s greatest hits in a variety of performance situations.

His greatest accolade to this day was his inclusion on the official David Bowie’s website news updates; at one time the official David Bowie website also requested a copy of Planet Bowie’s performance.

Whilst dressed as Ziggy Stardust he has taken his act to appear at the UK National Space Center, and also launched the Biography Channel for Sky TV. ‘Speed of Life’ (the renowned online David Bowie fanzine) has requested interviews and gave glowing reviews of his unplugged performances.

From Dubai to the Mathew Street Beatles Festival and appearances in BBC comedy series and on stages across the globe, Planet Bowie is a dedicated performer that explodes onto the stage with an animated and accurate tribute show. Book today and watch him in action. Planet Bowie is based in Dorset and travels and performs across the UK/Internationally.

Line-up & Performance Information
Line-up: Solo Act– Lead Male Vocals/Guitar/Saxophone/Backing tracks. Band- Lead Male Vocals/Guitar/Saxophone plus: Keyboards, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums (all with backing vocals)
Performance Timings: 2 x 60 minute sets as standard
Interval Music?: Yes, (inclusive)
Arrival/Setup: From 6pm / Or Allow 90 minutes for setup
PA/Lighting: Fully self contained (inclusive). Planet Bowie also supplies a backdrop/stage set.
Requirements: Power supply / rider / parking / secure changing room
Sound Limiters? Planet Bowie are experienced in working with venue sound limiters
Additional Booking Options
Extra Set(s): Yes, extra sets can be added (please ask for quote). You can also add a set of popular party music/hits throughout the decades (either solo/with band)
Earlier Arrival/Setup?: This is available, please ask for quote
Larger Band?: Yes. Please see ‘Line-up’ above for details of the full band. Extra backing vocalists can also be added
200-600 Guests?: Planet Bowie can provide Extra lighting rig for over 200 guests (PA already covers up to 600 guests)
Daytime Performances?: Yes. Please ask for a quotation

Repertoire

PLANET BOWIE are one of the best known David Bowie tribute Bands in the UK and they perform all the Bowie greatest hits. The bands setlist will be tailored to your individual requirements, and special requests can be made. Planet Bowie can also perform a set of other Pop/Rock hits from the decades that complement the main performance.

David Bowie Classics:

‘Five Years’ ‘Seven’
‘New Killer Star’ ‘Slow Burn’
‘I’m Afraid of Americans’ ‘Never Let me Down’
‘Cracked Actor’ ‘Jump They Say’
‘Aladdin Sane’ ‘Dead Man Walking’
‘Space Oddity’ ‘Seven Years in Tibet’
‘Starman’ ‘Sunday’
‘Ziggy Stardust’ ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’
‘Queen Bitch’ ‘Watch That Man’
‘Changes’ ‘Little Wonder’
‘Life on Mars’ ‘Hello Spaceboy’
‘Suffragette City’ ‘Always Crashing In The Same Car’
‘Soul Love’ ‘Star’
‘Moonage Daydream’ ‘TVC 15’
‘All The Young Dudes’ ‘DJ’
‘Rebel Rebel’ ‘Loving The Alien’
‘Jean Genie’ ‘Absolute Beginners’
‘Time’ ‘Cactus’
‘The Man Who Sold The World’ ‘Days’
‘Rock n’ Roll Suicide’ ‘Hang on to Yourself’
‘John I’m Only Dancing’ ‘Stay’
‘Drive in Saturday’ ‘1984’
‘Diamond Dogs’ ‘Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)’
‘Fashion’ ‘It Aint Easy’
‘Ashes To Ashes’ ‘Modern Love’
‘Fame’ ‘Lady Stardust’
‘Young Americans’ ‘Afraid’
‘Golden Years’ ‘Sorrow’
‘Prettiest Star’ ‘Sound and Vision’
‘Wild is the Wind’ ‘Under Pressure’
‘Boys Keep Swinging’ ‘Dancing in the Street’
‘Look Back in Anger’ ‘Black Country Rock’
‘Heroes’ ‘Magic Dance’
‘Lets Dance’  ‘Where are We Now?’
‘China Girl’  Black Star Album
‘Cat People’
‘Blue Jean’
‘Everyone Says Hi’
‘Thursday’s Child’

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Reviews

“…donned in a Union Jack Trench coat, he really does have an uncanny semblance to the real David Bowie. Alarmingly so!”
Seven Streets (Newspaper) Mathew Street Festival, Liverpool

“It takes a special type of talent to get on stage and play tribute to any artist by performing their songs. To cover David Bowie songs as faithfully and with so much passion as shown last night takes the whole David Bowie tribute bands thing to another level. Bowie’s contribution to 20th century music is beyond comparison, he has transcended music genres, transformed musical trends and influenced bands and styles many of which are with us today.

Planet Bowie captured all the best of Bowies styles to entertain a Saturday night crowd with an excellent set covering all the Ziggy songs, including the rarely played live John I’m Only Dancing, a true treat for the anoraks .The first half ran as a classic hour- Starman, Soul Love, Ziggy Diamond Dogs, Changes, Jean Genie and Rock & Roll Suicide. Moonage Daydream and Hang onto Yourself would have graced any encore, and yet after only 5 songs I had counted 5 show stoppers!!

The second half, again selected classical Bowie songs- we all know them, we all sung along- all were classics when released. Yet here was a dream set for Bowie fans- Young Americans, Fashion, Ashes to Ashes, Modern Love Heroes, Let’s Dance, Cracked Actor (a personal favourite) – if only the man himself could select such a set list. As a self confessed Bowie nut the whole show was a blast. There were times during the show that you could have been at Hammersmith Odeon in July 1973!”

Dave and Alison Charles, Mr Kyps, Poole, Dorset

“We just wanted to say that we were blown away with the show last night, still not got over how brilliant it was and we will be spreading the word. Would you express our thanks and appreciation to the rest of the band as they were all fantastic, we loved it so much that we want to see you again ASAP so can you let us know which gigs in the future will you be doing the same 2 set show.”

Steve and Stella Roberts, Theatre on the Steps, Bridgnorth

“May I congratulate you and your band when last at the Limelight. I have seen you there on two other occasions and you are really believable!! I have seen the man himself on many occasions including Toronto in Canada, Rotterdam in Holland, The Old Wembley, Main Road Manchester, Milton Keynes and more recently at the MEN Arena, Manchester. You come very close indeed. No wonder the man himself likes you!!”

Mark Rofe, The Limelight, Crewe.

“…..Resplendent in high heeled red boots and tight Lurex suit as Ziggy Stardust, he gave a brilliant performance. As a lifelong Bowie fan I was quite dumbfounded by the uncanny likeness in vocals, speaking voice and movement. He was very, very good. The backing band were superb and the lead guitarist emulated Mick Ronson’s sinewy ethereal guitar extremely well.

They kicked off with blisteringly good songs from the Ziggy Stardust, Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory and Space Oddity albums, even tackling Moonage Daydream – brave, I thought, but Laurence had no trouble hitting the high notes whilst keeping true to the fragile brittleness of Bowie’s voice. Later he changed into the famous Union flag jacket for the later phase of David Bowie’s career.

The act is certainly capable of playing much larger venues. Speaking later on, he said that he has portrayed David Bowie at the Royal Albert Hall and that it helps if a tribute artist has an affinity with the person they portray.”

Tracy Ramsbottom, The Western Gazette, The Old Barn Club.

“We just want to say a *BIG BIG* thank you for performing at what was a very memorable and enjoyable Mathew Street Music Festival. It was an absolute pleasure to have you on board for our 19th Festival! Attendance figures reached 320,000 over the two days and the feedback has been nothing but positive!”

Kate Smith, Culture Liverpool.

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