If I ever had a new aria to learn I would listen to Gedda first in order to make sure I was “doing it right.”
Garrett Harris 4 p.m., Feb. 27
Danny Reid: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Tim Blankenship: Bass guitar | Dave Montgomery: Keyboards, Saxophone | Arabella Harrison: Vocals | Gary Shuffler: Vocals | Morgan Young: undetermined
Sound description: Bowie's glam era.
RIYL: David Bowie, Velvet Goldmine
Ex-Band Members: Steve Rodriguez, Bass guitar
Influences: David Bowie
Ziggy Shuffledust is a David Bowie cover band, usually featuring at least one Creedle member.
Founder Gary Shuffler played with buzz band hardrockers Honey Glaze until they broke up in 1993. He's also fronted tribute bands doing the music of Adam and the Ants, the Who, Queen, and Guns N' Roses. Other members have included Danny Reid (Counterfit), Steve Rodriguez (the Dragons), Morgan Young (the Millionaires, Daredevil Jane), Tim Blankenship (Rust, Creedle), Dave Montgomery (Natasha's Ghost), and Arabella Harrison.
Shuffler has also performed tribute sets to Bauhaus, Queen, and GNR, among others.
Bassist Steve Rodriguez - who also played with Saint Shameless and others - passed away in July 2015.