WINDY CITY TIMES
||Bowie tribute to benefit the Crib Feb. 14
From a press release
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Chicago, IL — Stardust The David Bowie Tribute Band will perform on Friday, Feb. 14 at 8pm, Underground Lounge 954 W. Newport, Boys Town — Chicago, Illinois to benefit The Crib, a homeless youth shelter. The event is sponsored by Queer Fest America with the cover charge at only $5.00 and is open to fans 21 and over with proper ID.
Now in its 16th year of production, Stardust features vocalist, Lair Scott, as Ziggy 2000 and includes Tooth_Eye, Alex James and Ross Markers. Stardust's refers to their music as an "Astrosymphonix" of David Bowie's catalog using eclectic classical instruments and computer generated sounds. Tooth_Eye states, "We do perform a few songs acoustically with Ross on Cello and Alex on 12 string and invite some of our friends from symphony orchestras to perform with us." He continues with, "An example of one of our medleys such as in our Asian segment, we combine the aria from Madame Butterfly, Yoko Ono's "Walking On Thin Ice" and Bowie's "China Girl" using live instruments such as the Shamisen then adding our "Astrosymphonix" which make our shows an extremely surreal Bowie experience." Stardust is working to release an album accolade to David Bowie in 2014.
Appearing along with Stardust will be Queer Fest America Comix Darren Marshall and Kate Cullen as well as Matt Duhaime from the band Moxie Motive, Psycho Sister, Spizzarri, Tutu and the Pirates and a solo performance by Tooth_Eye.
The Crib, a Night Ministry program, is the only overnight shelter for homeless youth ages 18 to 24 and the only program of its kind in the Midwest which provides over 150 youth with safe shelter, warm meals, and supportive programming.
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