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Jeff Slate & Friends: David Bowie Is Opening Weekend Celebration
All-star band to celebrate the life and music the late, great David Bowie, and the opening of the David Bowie Is exhibition, at Hill Country Live! on Friday, March 2nd
Jeff and the band, who have had a residency at Hill Country for nearly Five Years, will rock the house with music by Bowie and the musical legends who inspired him, including John Lennon, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Lou Reed/VU, Iggy Pop and more, as well as Jeff's original music inspired by The Thin White Duke.
In 2012 Jeff debuted his solo album Birds of Paradox to sold out crowds around New York City. Since then he has toured, released Imposters & Attractions, a new album of original music inspired Elvis Costello, as well as an all-star version of The Kinks' "Big Sky" on a tribute album to the late Kinks bass player Pete Quaife, and written extensively about some of music's biggest names for Esquire, Guitar World and elsewhere. In February 2014 and March 2015 Jeff was a featured performer with his Birds of Paradox band at the Fest For Beatles Fans here in New York. In May 2014 he made his Hill Country Live! debut with his Dylan Obscura show, playing a set full of songs that Dylan himself has never recorded or even played live, gems he rarely plays in concert and some of his best but least known songs, as well as original music inspired by Dylan, to a packed house. He's returned regularly with stellar, packed shows.
Jeff's latest album, Secret Poetry, released in 2016, features performances by Bowie alums Earl Slick, Carlos Alomar, Gail Ann Dorsey, Mark Plati and Alex Alexander, as well as Laurence Juber, Steve Holley and many, many more!
For more information visit http://www.jeffslatehq.com
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