HB: On the RocksJune 29, 2016 1:04 pm Anne Evans
The Short North Alliance is excited to announce the theme for Friday’s HB: On The Rocks at HighBall Halloween 2016 is David Bowie. The night’s events will pay tribute to Bowie through a celebration of the many eras of his music, fashion, and personas.
Headlining HB: On the Rocks is electronic dance-pop sensation Robert DeLong. Originally from Washington state, DeLong hails from Colorado in a one-man outfit that takes inspiration from the genres of house, dubstep, and moombahton. His most recent album In the Cards was released in late 2015 alongside the single “Don’t Wait Up”. In a recent review, USA TODAY says of the musician, “Give him a mic, some drums, and a potpourri of video-game controllers, and Robert DeLong has all he needs for an explosive dance party.”
DeLong performed for a sold-out crowd at the CD102.5 Day in 2015. A regular on the festival circuit, Delong has graced the stage at SXSW, Coachella, Firefly Music Festival, Outside Lands, and more, all to critical acclaim. For HB: On the Rocks, Delong fans will be treated to his modern take on David Bowie classics along with his memorizing, interactive
HB: On The Rocks is our annual Friday night tribute to fabulous fashion inspired by music icons, eras, and genres. On Friday,HighBall Halloween 2016 will pay tribute to rock legend David Bowie. Headliner Robert DeLong with a local band lineup will hit the HighBall Halloween stage for electrifying performances including mixed sets of original songs and David Bowie covers. Watch pop-up performers on High Street. Stay tuned for more Friday night surprises.
Come to HB: On The Rocks dressed as your favorite Bowie era, whether the iconic Ziggy Stardust, mystically inspired Jareth the Goblin King, or the cabaret classic Thin White Duke. Get your chance to be on the HighBall Halloween stage as we close out the night with the Bowie Public Costume Contest.