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Joe Elliott At Celebrating David Bowie LA #2 (Show Report/Photos)

Thursday, 26th January 2017





Celebrating David Bowie 2017.
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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott performed two songs at night 2 of 2 Celebrating David Bowie concerts in Los Angeles, CA last night.

The show took place at The Wiltern Theatre.

The latest in a series of concerts by David Bowie's most recent backing musicians performing with special guest singers.

Other shows took place in London, New York with more to follow in Tokyo and Sydney.

Joe paid tribute to David Bowie last year after hearing of his death which happened on 10th January 2016 in New York.

Joe performed the same two songs as on night one - 'All The Young Dudes' and 'Suffragette City'

'All The Young Dudes' featured the Sela Gospel Choir once more.

Joe dedicated this song to Def Leppard's manager Howard Kaufman who (apparently) died last week aged 79 without it being widely mentioned anywhere.

Howard was part of HK Management which has managed the band since late 2005. The band's sole manager is now Mike Kobayashi.

The main band for this show was the same members of David Bowie's past tour line-ups.

They included Gail Ann Dorsey, Mark Plati, Mike Garson, Gerry Leonard, Earl Slick, Adrian Belew, Holly Palmer and Zachary Alford.

This show was streamed on Facebook but the video is no longer available to view.

Special guests at this show included Sting and Gavin Rossdale (Bush). Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction did not perform on night two but was listed on the printed setlist.

Sting performed the full version of 'Blackstar'. It's first ever live performance along with 'Lazarus' from David's final album.

View a short video clip of Joe below along with more media photos from night 1 as posted by Gettyimages.

Celebrating David Bowie (Los Angeles Show #2) - 25th January 2017 (Printed Setlist)

  • 00 - Mike Garson Piano Intro
  • 01 - Rebel Rebel (Bernard Fowler)
  • 02 - Lady Grinning Soul (Holly Palmer)
  • 03 - Sorrow (Joe Sumner/Donovan Leitch)
  • 04 - Five Years (Gaby Moreno)
  • 05 - The Man Who Sold The World (Jeremy Little)
  • 06 - Changes (Mr. Hudson)
  • 07 - Life On Mars? (Joe Sumner)
  • 08 - Sound And Vision (Adrian Belew)
  • 09 - Rock 'n' Roll Suicide (Ian Astbury)
  • 10 - Where Are We Now? (Holly Palmer)
  • 11 - Starman (Mr. Hudson)
  • 12 - Space Oddity (Gail Ann Dorsey)
  • 13 - DJ/Boys Keep Swinging (Adrian Belew)
  • 14 - The Jean Genie (Bernard Fowler)
  • 15 - Suffragette City (Joe Elliott)

Joe took lead vocals again on this song.

  • 16 - I'm Afraid Of Americans (Gavin Rossdale)
  • 17 - Wild Is The Wind (Gaby Moreno)
  • 18 - Ashes To Ashes (Angelo Moore)
  • 19 - Young Americans (Gail Ann Dorsey)
  • 20 - Win (Bernard Fowler)
  • 21 - Diamond Dogs (Bernard Fowler)
  • 22 - Fame (Adrian Belew)
  • 23 - Fashion (Alex Painter)
  • 24 - Golden Years (Perry Farrell)
  • 25 - Aladdin Sane (Gail Ann Dorsey)
  • 26 - Stay (Bernard Fowler)
  • 27 - Moonage Daydream (Angelo Moore)
  • 28 - Blackstar (Sting)
  • 29 - China Girl (Corey Taylor)
  • 30 - Let's Dance (Tony Hadley)
  • 31 - Ziggy Stardust (Brett Hool)
  • 32 - Heroes (Bernard Fowler)
  • 33 - Dead Man Walking (Gail Ann Dorsey)
  • 34 - Lazarus (Sting)
  • 35 - All The Young Dudes (Joe Elliott/Sela Gospel Choir)

Joe took lead vocals again on his favourite song with backing vocals by the choir.

  • 36 - Under Pressure (Joe Sumner/Holly Palmer)

25th January 2017 - Joe Elliott Onstage Quotes

SC - "This just happens to be. This happens to be the first song Def Leppard ever played back in 1977."

ATYD - "I'd like to dedicate this song to Howard Kaufman, to Overend Watts from Mott The Hoople and David Bowie."

View all the Fan Videos available so far on this YouTube playlist featuring 'All The Young Dudes'/'Suffragette City'.

Celebrating David Bowie Fan Videos 2017.

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