Gerry Leonard

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Dublin Bowie Festival

Saturday, January 5th Out to Lunch Festival Various venues/times ticket prices at cqaf.com Once again, Belfast’s Out to Lunch Festival positions it(...)

David Bowie poses for a portrait in 1976. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Two years ago, music promoter, booker and David Bowie aficionado John Brereton thought it would be a great idea to devise a celebration of all things (...)

Duo Gazzana feature at the ECM Weekend. Photograph: Stefano Borghi

Sunday, November 19 Edel Meade Arthurs, Dublin. 4pm, €10. arthurspub.ie Inventive Dublin singer Edel Meade performs songs from her new album, Blue Fa(...)

David Bowie’s influential recordings were in short supply on Lyric and 2FM. Photograph: EPA/Maurizio Gambarini

As a presenter with the challenge of cheering up those souls up and about before 7am, Shay Byrne’s greatest asset is his sanguine affability. As he pl(...)

David Bowie at Slane Castle on July 13th, 1987. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea / The Irish Times

David Bowie’s live performances were something to behold and it’s said that the singer, who passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday evening, had a cer(...)

David Bowie during David Bowie “Reality Tour” at Madison Square Garden in New York. Photograph:  KMazur/WireImage

The last time I worked with David Bowie was the Reality tour. I’ve kept in touch and we were always back and forth about the art in a monthly email. (...)

David Bowie has died at the age of 69. . He is pictured performing at Slane in July 1987. Photograph:  Dermot O’Shea.

Singer-songwriter David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following an 18 month battle with cancer. A statement on his Facebook page reads: “David Bowi(...)

Gerry Leonard (on right) playing live with David Bowie

Many an Irish musician has made the trek from Dublin to New York in search of work and adventure. Some have settled in or around the Big Apple, synci(...)