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Celebrate David Bowie's life at these eight tribute nights

Kate Lloyd

What better way to pay tribute to David Bowie – musical genius, performer and boundary breaker – than by dancing the night away to his music? A whole heap of London club nights are putting on Ziggy specials over the next few weeks to celebrate the work of the singer. Here are our picks. 

How Does It Feel To Be Loved: Bowie special, The Shacklewell Arms, Jan 15, 11pm, tickets £6 in advance

The long-running club night is holding a Starman special. 

Burn Down The Disco Bowie tribute nights, O2 Academy Islington, Jan 16, 8pm, tickets £5.55 in advance

Burn Down The Disco already had Bowie nights scheduled for January, but after his death they sold out. They're holding an extra night to pay tribute of the singer with 50 percent of profits going to Cancer Research.

Absolute Bowie, The Garage, Jan 16, 7.30pm, tickets £15.75 in advance

The David Bowie tribute act are taking the stage at Highbury's legendary indie rock venue. 

Celebrating The Life & Music Of David Bowie, The Shacklewell Arms, Jan 16, 11pm, £5 on the door

The venue's regular DJs will be spinning music from Bowie, his contemporaries and recent collaborators. All proceeds will be donated to War Child.

Starman, Bloc Bar, Jan 17, 5pm-1am, pay what you can on the door

The Kentish Town venue is putting on what it describes as a night of performance and music with acts including Pi the mine, Johnny Jones and Ruby Wednesday. All proceeds to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Burning Down The House's Bowie tribute night, Vogue Fabrics, Jan 23, 9pm, £5

Time Out's very own James Manning will be DJing at this impromptu tribute night in Dalston. 

Feeling Gloomy presents Life on Mars?, Alexandra Palace Ice Rink, Feb 5, 8.30pm, tickets £9.63

The night's giving Bowie fans the chance to listen to his music as they skate around Ally Pally. 50 percent of profits from the night will go to Cancer Research UK.

And finally, for more of a chilled evening...

The Man Who Fell To Earth screening, The Star N19, Jan 14

Tufnell Park Film Club is screening Bowie's most iconic screen role.

Read more about Bowie:

David Bowie's London: 13 places connected to the star's life

Fans celebrated David Bowie's life with a street party in Brixton last night

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