Chris Hadfield to take stage in Kitchener as part of David Bowie celebration

Chris Hadfield stands on the red carpet as he Is inducted into 2018 Canada Walk of Fame during a press red carpet event in Toronto on Saturday Dec. 1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield captured the world’s attention when he released his rendition of David Bowie’s Space Oddity.

The video, which was shot aboard the International Space Station, has garnered more than 40-million views on YouTube.

Hadfield will provide fans with a chance for a closer look at his performance when he takes the stage with a cast of former Bowie bandmates in Kitchener at Centre in the Square on Feb. 27.

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The David Bowie Alumni Tour will stop at Centre in the Square and features Mike Garson, Earl Slick and Carmine Rojas who all performed on tour with Bowie or on his albums.

Garson alone appeared on several albums and performed in more than 1,000 concerts with the legendary British crooner.

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The group will be joined by Corey Glover (Living Colour), Canadian musician Emm Gryner and Bernard Fowler who has provided backing vocals to the Rolling Stones.


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