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JAY LUSTIG From left, Todd Rundgren, Ron Dziubla and Adrian Belew perform at the Celebrating David Bowie Concert at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on October 27. Todd Rundgren changed costumes countless times throughout the night at the Celebrating David Bowie concert held at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway …

Downing Street has been forced to deny that the music used in a promotional video of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is not part of convicted pedophile Gary Glitter’s catalog after people drew comparisons on social media. The one-minute video, titled ‘We will work day in and day out to deliver to you’, captures Mr Sunak’s …

The late leader of the Velvet Underground and master of glam rock, Lou Reed was one of the most colorful personalities music has ever seen. A prickly figure, alongside his pioneering musical endeavors, he was famous for his vitriolic tongue, and over the years fans, journalists and peers alike have all felt his wrath. We’d …

BY EVERY NIGHT CHARLEY CRESPO | Roxy Music first played Madison Square Garden 50 years ago, then as an unknown British art-rock band opening for Jethro Tull. At this time, Roxy Music was two years old and had only played in small clubs in England. Touring the United States for the first time, the group …

Discover the world of David Bowie in “Moonage Daydream” Posted at 1:11 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 “Moonage Daydream,” the first official film to explore the transcendent music and life of David Bowie, burst onto the screen brilliantly this week at the Tryon Theatre. Much like the artist at its center, “Moonage Daydream” stands …

“Thank you for coming on our little tour tonight,” Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry smiled dryly to a sold-out London crowd at The O2, the final date of the UK leg of the reunion shows for mark the 50th anniversary of their first album. If there was ever a band for dark-but-glamorous Friday nights, it’s …

When it comes to on-screen inspirations, there’s one actor in particular whose career Janelle Monáe says she’d love to emulate. “When I think of careers, that person as an actor, his life as an actor alone, is Johnny Depp,” she said during a special Q&A at BFI London. Film Festival before the European premiere of …

It was 1974 and Roxy Music were playing in Birmingham, England in support of their third album, country life, when 14-year-old John Taylor, along with his schoolmate (and later Duran Duran bandmate) Nick Rhodes, recalls seeing the band doing their soundcheck before being taken away in a black car. Describing the frenzy and flash of …

david bowie wrote at such a prolific rate that he often gave away his creations. Most famously, his song “All the Young Dudes” was used to get Mott The Hoople’s career back on track, and Bowie also intended to give “Andy Warhol” before changing his mind. Warhol was a figure of fascination for Bowie, who …

Jhe air of mystique that permeated Roxy Music’s prime in the 1970s has, in recent years, been replenished by their absence from the live arena. It’s been over a decade since the debonair contrarian art-rock last played in the UK, a longer period of time, by the way, than the entire recording history of eight …

It’s been half a century since Roxy Music began heralding themselves as the pioneers of art rock with a self-titled album, too eclectic to be glam rock and too pop to be lumped in with prog rockers. Now, two years after being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, they have reunited on …

He was 12 at the time and our weekly dose of Top Of The Pops music came to a halt on July 6, 1972 when, during Starman David Bowie’s performance, already playing straight in front of the camera and in flamboyantly glamorous make-up, he put his arms around his guitarist in the middle of the …

Roxy Music’s short 50th anniversary North American tour wrapped up last night at the KIA Forum. It was their first tour in a decade. The tour had only 10 dates starting September 7 in Toronto, Canada. The tour included stops at the United Center, TD Garden, Madison Square Garden, Chase Center, and American Airlines Arena. …

The often enigmatic and always stylish British band Roxy Music wrapped up their US tour at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. The tour marked the band’s 50th anniversary and the string of dates was the band’s first time performing on stage since 2011. Roxy Music was never fully embraced by the mainstream record-buying public, …

The Reissue section – April 2022 The often enigmatic and always stylish British band Roxy Music wrapped up their US tour at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. The tour marked the band’s 50th anniversary and the string of dates was the band’s first time performing on stage since 2011. Roxy Music was never fully …

“An alien rockstar.” It’s one of many titles used by singer-songwriter and icon David Bowie. “Moonage Daydream” portrays the rock ‘n’ roll fantasy that was Bowie’s life. It’s a journey on a musical drug from start to finish. The audience is immersed in the colorful and brilliant world of Bowie. In recent years, there have …