Jeff Slate is an award-winning New York City-based musician and writer. He has appeared on stage and worked with music legends like Pete Townshend, Roger McGuinn, Jeff Tweedy, Sheryl Crow, and others, and his music has appeared in advertising and films and on television, including in the show Gossip Girl. Jeff and his longtime musical partner Earl Slick headlined Philly Loves Bowie in 2018.
Jeff’s writing – often about David Bowie – can be found in The New Yorker, Esquire, the Wall Street Journal, where last year he interviewed Bob Dylan, and Rolling Stone, among others.
Jeff is also a regular guest host on SiriusXM, is the co-author of the 2017 book The Authorized Roy Orbison, with the late-legend’s sons, and has written liner notes for albums by Orbison, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix, among many others. He also interviewed producer Tony Visconti live on stage as par of the Brooklyn Museum’s David Bowie Is exhibition in 2018.
Jeff Slate will be appearing with his friend and Bowie alum Mark Plati, and his crack band of New York City’s very best rockers, including musicians who have recorded and toured the world with the likes of Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, Alejandro Escovedo, Ozzy Osbourne and countless others. Some very special guests, including Bowie alums, will be joining the band throughout the show.