Laois ‘Gig of the Month’
The biggest night of the Manhattan Mixer Tribute Series takes place this month as David Bowie tribute Rebel Rebel take to the Soho Stage on Friday, May 26.
Fresh from headlining the David Bowie festival in January, Rebel Rebel sold out the prestigious Vicar Street venue in Dublin to rave reviews, so organisers immediately booked them in as one of the marquee events of the tribute series in Manhattan Mixer.
Celebrating the songs and legacy of one of the most influential artists of the last 50 years, Rebel Rebel are a 6 piece David Bowie tribute faithfully recreating the most popular songs from Bowie’s extensive back catalogue. The band themselves are fans and have a deep respect for the man and his music.
“Sounds uncannily like David Bowie in good form.”
Tony Clayton Lea, the Irish Times.
The David Bowie Experience is a show built on Bowie’s most loved and enduring songs and the band have worked hard at re- creating the sound and look of a David Bowie concert covering Bowie’s hits from 1969 right up to present day.
Lead singer Peter Quinn has always had his voice compared to Bowie’s. “I released an album of original material in 1999 and it was instantly compared to Bowie. It was something I had been told from the time I cut my first demo tape, so when I was looking for a new project a Bowie tribute was the obvious direction.”
The band are made up of some of the finest session musicians in the country, it’s members having previously played with an array of Ireland’s top artists including; Sinead O’Connor, Clannad, Gavin Friday, and Jack L.
Doors open to the Rebel Rebel David Bowie Tribute night at 10pm and tickets are priced from €20, available online at Eventbrite or from the Welcome Inn Box Office.
The Rebel Rebel tribute kicks off a summer series of tribute gigs on the Soho Stage in Manhattan Mixer, with Foo Fighters, Stone Roses, Blur and The Beatles tributes all lined up to perform at the venue.
Tickets are selling fast but there are some still available here.