On January 16th, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Arcade Fire got together to pay tribute to David Bowie in New Orleans with a Pretty Things parade in New Orleans. Standing on the balcony in New Orleans’ Preservation Hall, overlooking a massive crowd of Bowie fans gathered to pay tribute to his life, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire, along with Ben Jaffe, the creative director and musician in Preservation Hall Jazz Band greeted the crowd on St. Peter Street.
“We are here today to celebrate the life of David Bowie,” proclaimed Jaffe. “There are few artists that could possibly bring together this incredible group of people,” Jaffe went on to say. Butler weighed in “God Bless David, wherever you’re at.”
Below watch the short trailer of the Bowie tribute in New Orleans.
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