“Full glam costume with makeup, glitter and stacked heels only add to the aura [of the Wham Bam Bowie Band’s live set,] transporting the audience back to the heady days of early 1970s glam rock,” reads a press release. After several months away from stages, the quintet is eager to resume its mission of presenting the bedazzled pop icon’s lesser-known gems alongside chart-topping hits, all while preserving original musical arrangements. The cover band’s upcoming Asheville appearance offers Bowie aficionados the unique opportunity to hear two albums played in their entirety —1971’s Hunky Dory and 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust. The Wham Bam Bowie Band plays Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Friday, April 3, at 9 p.m. isisasheville.com. Photo of lead singer Mark Casson courtesy of the band
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