David Bowie Tribute Concert To Take Place At Carnegie Hall

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David Bowie photographed on June 13, 2004.

The startling news of David Bowie’s death has left everyone saddened and seeking solace. According to the New York Times, Carnegie Hall will present a memorial concert in tribute to David Bowie and his legacy (the concert was already in the works before he died, but will now be a memorial). Among the confirmed artists to perform thus far are the Roots, Cyndi Lauper, and the Mountain Goats

Organized by Michael Dorf as part of his annual tribute series, the concert will take place on March 31.

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In addition to the artists stated above, Jakob Dylan, Ann Wilson of Heart, Perry Farrell, Bettye LaVette, and more surprise guests are set for the stage. Longtime friend and collaborator Tony Visconti -- who produced Bowie’s last album Blackstar -- will be assembling the house band. 

For further news on the David Bowie tribute concert, head to musicof.org. They've updated their website to note, "We are all deeply saddened at this news, the timing of our public on-sale bizarre in its timing, and the show is taking on many more emotions. RIP David and may gods love be with you..."