Phoebe Legere Joins A NIGHT OF STARDUST at Union Transfer on Friday

A Night of Stardust returns to Union Transfer. Like last year, it will serve as the grand finale of #PhillyLovesBowie week, an event honoring the rock and roll legend. This will be the second year that is will be held at Union Transfer, after outgrowing Wilmington’s Queen Theater and the World Cafe Live in years prior.

This year, the event prominently features Phoebe Legere, a talented songwriter and performer from just up the road in NYC. Her musical styling range from folk to blues to Americana and beyond. Having shared the stage with the late, great David Bowie, Legere was chosen by “The Thin White Duke” himself to open his NYC tour dates. Since that time, Legere and Bowie remained in touch. She considered him a friend and continues to consider him an inspiration.

In preparation for this event, she reminisced on her time with her late friend:

We toured all over the country together. I watched him night after night from the wings. Every performance was different. It was an education. After the shows we’d hang out for hours talking Tibetan Buddhism, Marc Bolan, Nina Simone, politics, the androgyny that is the heart of courageous & exuberant creativity, you name it. David was down-to-earth and yet unearthly beautiful. He was intelligent, thoughtful and kind. The last time I saw David Bowie it was a few months before his death. He was on his bicycle. I was walking on Second Avenue. David pulled over and hugged me for a long time. We talked for about 20 minutes. It was a very private conversation.

Legere joins a talented team of incredible musicians from far and wide to celebrate Bowie. She will be fronting the band for a couple of classics in “Heroes” and “Ziggy Stardust”, while also belting out the more recent “Lazarus” and singing the Freddie Mercury vocal part of “Under Pressure”. The night is sure to be one that fans will adore and Legere is excited to be part of it.

Doors are at 8:00 PM this Friday, January 11th at Union Transfer, which is located at 1026 Spring Garden St. Tickets are only $20.

So don’t miss out on Phoebe Legere and many more great artists paying their tribute to one of the all time greats this Friday night. For full event details, head to the event page.

And, we encourage you all to check out more from the lovely Ms. Legere at her website, too!

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