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The Thin White Duke – David Bowie Tribute Band
Friday 9th June 2017 at 8:00 pm

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After their hugely successful concert in last year’s festival the band returns again to St. George’s in the warm up to our 25th Festival.

Since forming over a decade ago The Thin White Duke have become a fan favourite on the tribute scene.  On stage, the band capture the sound and vision of a live Bowie concert.  The band take you on a journey through David Bowie’s golden years, starting with the glam rock of Ziggy Stardust for the first half of the show.  Hits such as “Space Oddity”, “Starman”, “Suffragette City” and “The Jean Genie” are delivered with exacting faithfulness to the original recordings.

The band then presents David Bowie’s Thin White Duke character as the band shift gear into the mid-seventies euro funk era, before lighting up the dance floor with Bowie’s 80’s super-star phase, with hits including “Let’s Dance”, “Modern Love” and “China Girl”.  Finally the band present David Bowie’s 2003 Reality tour, including even more hits from across his whole career.

David Bowie lived in Beckenham from 1969 to 1974.  During this time he wrote and recorded many of his classic songs, as well as creating his Ziggy Stardust character and album.  He co-founded the Arts Lab at the Three Tuns pub (now Zizzi’s restaurant), performing there numerous times.  In 1969 a free festival was held at Croydon Recreation Ground with Bowie performing on the bandstand there, alongside many other local musicians.

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Tickets

There is an additonal booking fee of £1.00 per transaction for all purchases made on-line. Limit of 6 tickets per transaction.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Refreshments

There will be a licensed bar or bars for this event (no spirits or shots) under the auspices of a TEN licence from Bromley Council. Refreshments may be purchased before and during the performance and during the interval. The usual alcohol licensing law applies including as to age and serving etc. We reserve the right to refuse to sell, serve or otherwise supply alcohol to any person for whatever reason and more specifically we reserve the right to request satisfactory proof of age before selling, serving or supplying alcohol to any person. Audience members are not permitted to:-
  • Bring alcohol into the buildings.
  • Consume alcohol on the premises unless it has been purchased from our bar(s).
  • Consume alcohol outside the buildings.
  • Buy alcohol from the bars for consumption off the premises or to remove it from the premises.


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