Back by popular demand, nightlife impresario Deryck Todd presents the Winter 2011 installment of BowieBall: celebrating the apex of electric excess— BowieBall pays homage to the definitive rock icon: David Bowie, in an anything-goes charity extravaganza bringing together the best in music, art, fashion, and entertainment.
A notorious door persona from OnoratoWixom will tap in the in crowd at hot spot Le Poisson Rouge in the heart of the West Village. Following to rock who rolls in, New York’s hottest DJ’s Russ Manning (Twin Shadow), Jake B (Dirty Grand) & Bill Coleman (Peace Bisquit) will spin exclusive Bowie smashups. Hosts celebrity stylist Lauren Rae Levy, Betsey Johnson muse/ designer Stephanie Wangenman & Simcha Whitehill (No-No Factory) will shimmer in the glitteratti for resident Sirius Radio photographer Maro Hagopian.
Backed by a live band churning out star-studded Bowie classics, performers are Kelle Calco (The Colored Boys), hipsteratti Andrew Watt, singer-comic Amber Martin, Tennessee transport Space Capone, bodacious chanteuse Bridget Everett, Mystery of a Claywoman’s Michael Cavadias, Slinky Vagabond headliner Keanan Duffty, downtown diva Lady Rizo and more. Burlesque beauties include the gender bending LeRoi The Girl Boy, the curvalicious Amber Ray and pop pistol Stormy Leather who will strut their stuff to pure original stardust songs.
Additionally, there will be hair and make up make overs with gift bags giveaways. An attention- grabbing outfit will win a gift certificate and a some special giveaways in our star studded costume contest, judged by a very special surprise guest. And new to the roster, our first ever Bowie-Sing-A-Long.
Notorious for turning out those that are wild enough to be in the downtown underground, BowieBall is heralded as the “it affair” by Nylon Magazine and attendees like Mick Rock, Debbie Harry and Chloe Sevigny. Let your inner lightening bolt strike at BowieBall, the only exclusive New York nightlife event covering yourself in glitter’s golden years.
DRESS CODE English Glittermen, Striped Jumpsuits & Felt Hats Dandies
$20, DAY OF W/ RSVP: BowieBall@gmail.com