LIVE: David Bowie Tribute at the Casbah

Ziggy Shuffledust & the Spiders From Mars, the Schizophonics, and other local musicians came together at the Casbah for a tribute to David Bowie on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars, the Schizophonics, and other San Diego musicians performed at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars have been performing David Bowie songs in their tribute band for years.
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An expanded version of the Schizophonics (vocalist/guitarist Pat Beers pictured) featured a cast of San Diego musicians.
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The show was sold out and jam-packed full of David Bowie fans, who celebrated the life of the musical legend who passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, after an 18-month long battle with cancer.
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Who better to headline the tribute than the beloved Gary Shuffler -- aka Ziggy Shuffledust.
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The band has been playing in San Diego for years, and features a cast of all-star San Diego musicians.
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It was a wonderful, heartfelt show that brought grieving fans together for a few hours to celebrate the impact of the truly iconic Bowie.
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Bowie influenced generations of artists over the last five decades -- and will undoubtedly continue to do so.
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He has sold more than 140 million albums worldwide and changed the face of rock & roll forever in the late-'60s and early-'70s.
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Bowie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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The legend's catalog of huge hits is seemingly endless: "Space Oddity," "Fame," "Let's Dance," "China Girl," "Modern Love," "Starman," "Heroes," "Ashes to Ashes," and "Under Pressure" (his 1981 collaboration with Queen) were some of his best known.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Bowie was also an accomplished actor, most famously known for his unforgettable portrayal of Goblin King Jared in 1986's "Labyrinth."
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Ziggy Shuffledust & Spiders From Mars perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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The Schizophonics and friends got in on the action too.
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The band was joined by the New Kinetics' Brian Reilly on bass, and Shake Before Us' Will Lerner on keyboard.
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The Schizophonics (and friends) perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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The Schizophonics (and friends) perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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The Schizophonics (and friends) perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Will Lerner pictured.
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The Schizophonics (and friends) perform at "Unwashed and Somewhat Slighty Dazed" -- a tribute to David Bowie at the Casbah on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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