Bowie Starman featuring Gerry Leonard
Ground Control to major Tom... Bowie Starman will land in The Auditorium at M&S Bank Arena Liverpool on 1 December 2019.
And, world renowned music director and guitar player for David Bowie on his Reality world tour Gerry Leonard will be live on stage performing at Bowie Starman alongside, Blackstar, the world's most powerful Bowie band. Gerry Leonard featured on the records Heathen and Reality and Bowies's penultimate album The Next Day.
With a distinctive sound, Starman will take you on a musical journey through Davis Bowie's career. Expect superlative musicianship, skilled interpretation, irresistable exuberance and unique presentation, in what is said to be the closest possible alternative to the man himself.
“Great sound and great feel helping keep the sound of Bowie alive“
David Bowie Bassist 1983 – 1987 (Serious Moonlight & Glass Spider Tours)
“Superlative musicianship, skilled interpretation and irresistible exuberance guarantee the closest possible alternative to a genuine Bowie gig. David would have loved them”
Lesley-Ann Jones 2018
Long time friend and on tour with David
Author best seller ‘HERO: David Bowie’
“Bowie Starman prove you don’t need wigs, you don’t need gimmicks. You just need to be excellent at what you do... and they are”
The show features awesome musicianship, great vocals, killer guitars, Bowie big screen media and lighting, plus a heartfelt and genuine respect for the man and his music. All performed in a style fitting to the creative genius that is David Bowie.
Simply the best Bowie sounds you will hear performed by the world’s finest Bowie band.
“David’s musical legacy could not be in safer hands”
“The must-see show for all Bowie fans”
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
Will there be any pyrotechnics, lasers and/or strobes at the event I'm attending?
Most shows have some form of flashing lights, strobes or pyrotechnics. Signage will be displayed advising customers of the details, if you have a condition that is directly affected by any of these please contact us, via the feedback option on the M&S Bank Arena homepage before the performance and we can give you more details.
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to M&S Bank Arena.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. M&S Bank Arena is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
M&S Bank Arena is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of M&S Bank Arena, while Manchester’s international airport is just 45 minutes away by car.
This event is in The Auditorium Liverpool. This is a standard seating layout for The Auditorium Liverpool for guidance only, as each event layout is unique, so please refer to the individual plan provided when booking your tickets online as the actual layout may differ from this image. The entrance to the venue can be seen here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)