David Byrne

David Byrne

 

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David Byrne (/bɜːrn/; born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American musician[2][3] who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991). Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice.

Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction and non-fiction. He has received Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[4]

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Highlights10

American Utopia
 
American Utopia is an upcoming studio album by American rock musician David Byrne.
This Is That
Song
This Is That is a song by musical artist David Byrne, released on February 16, 2018.
Everybody's Coming To My House
Song
Everybody's Coming To My House is a song by musical artist David Byrne, released on January 8, 2018.
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
 
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today is the second album made in collaboration between David Byrne and Brian Eno, released on August 18, 2008, by Todo Mundo.

Photos - David Byrne413

People Recently Photographed with David Byrne3

Popular Albums25

Album Appearances & References70

Popular Songs7

Song Appearances & References11

Popular Live Albums2

Live Album Appearances & References2

Musical Groups2

Musical Group References5

Films2

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References8

TV Shows5

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Books1

Collaborators & Influencers24

Other Music-Related Relationships9

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations5

Popular Tours1

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Videos8

Spotify - Albums & Singles50

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts72

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Vancouver, Canada
May 23, 2018
Paramount Theatre
Seattle, United States
May 24, 2018
Gorge Amphitheatre
George, United States
May 25, 2018
Keller Auditorium
Portland, United States
May 27, 2018
Silva Concert Hall
Eugene, United States
May 28, 2018
Capitol Theatre
Salt Lake City, United States
May 30, 2018
Auditorium Theatre
Chicago, United States
June 1, 2018
Auditorium Theatre
Chicago, United States
June 2, 2018
Auditorium Theatre
Chicago, United States
June 3, 2018
Des Moines Civic Center
Des Moines, United States
June 5, 2018
Muriel Kauffman Theatre-Kauffman PAC
Kansas City, United States
June 7, 2018
Peabody Opera House
St Louis, United States
June 8, 2018
Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
Indianapolis, United States
June 9, 2018
New Theatre Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
June 14, 2018
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Glasgow, United Kingdom
June 15, 2018
Symphony Hall
Birmingham, United Kingdom
June 17, 2018
O2 Apollo Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom
June 18, 2018
eventim apollo
London, United Kingdom
June 19, 2018
eventim apollo
London, United Kingdom
June 20, 2018
Lake Jarun
Zagreb, Croatia
June 25, 2018
Museumsquartier
Bezirk-Neubau, Austria
June 26, 2018
Tempodrom
Berlin, Germany
June 27, 2018
De Groene Heuvels
Ewijk, Netherlands
June 29, 2018
Philharmonie de Paris
Paris, France
July 3, 2018
Festivalpark
Werchter, Belgium
July 5, 2018
Festivalpark Werchter
Werchter, Belgium
July 6, 2018
Festivalpark Werchter
Werchter, Belgium
July 7, 2018
Festivalpark Werchter
Werchter, Belgium
July 8, 2018
BUS POPVOYAGES DEPART PARIS
Paris, France
July 10, 2018
Hipódromo Manuel Possolo
Cascais, Portugal
July 11, 2018
KOBETAMENDI
Bilbao, Spain
July 12, 2018
Teatro degli Arcimboldi
Milano, Italy
July 16, 2018
Theater 11 Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
July 17, 2018
Pala de André
Ravenna, Italy
July 19, 2018
Arena Santa Giuliana
Perugia Pg, Italy
July 20, 2018
Piazza Unita d'Italia
Gorizia, Italy
July 21, 2018
XPoNential Music Festival
Camden, United States
July 27, 2018
MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION
Columbia, United States
July 28, 2018
Panorama Music Festival
New York, United States
July 29, 2018
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, United States
July 31, 2018
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, United States
August 1, 2018
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto, Canada
August 3, 2018
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Toronto, Canada
August 4, 2018
Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
Canandaigua, United States
August 5, 2018
Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
Cleveland, United States
August 7, 2018
DeVos Performance Hall
Grand Rapids, United States
August 8, 2018
Fox Theatre Detroit
Detroit, United States
August 10, 2018
The Rose Music Center at The Heights
Huber Heights, United States
August 11, 2018
PNC PAVILION
Cincinnati, United States
August 12, 2018
Fox Theater
Oakland, United States
August 16, 2018
Fox Theater
Oakland, United States
August 17, 2018
City National Civic
San Jose, United States
August 18, 2018
Sacramento Community Center Theater
Sacramento, United States
August 21, 2018
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
San Francisco, United States
August 22, 2018
Santa Barbara Bowl
Santa Barbara, United States
August 24, 2018
Shrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, United States
August 25, 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, United States
August 27, 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, United States
August 28, 2018
OceanFirst Bank Center
West Long Branch, United States
September 7, 2018
TOYOTA OAKDALE THEATRE
Wallingford, United States
September 8, 2018
The Palace Theatre Albany
Albany, United States
September 9, 2018
Merrill Auditorium
Portland, United States
September 11, 2018
Bell Centre
Montréal, Canada
September 12, 2018
Forest Hills Stadium
Forest Hills, United States
September 15, 2018
Kings Theatre
Brooklyn, United States
September 17, 2018
Champions Park
Louisville, United States
September 22, 2018
North Charleston Performing Arts Center
North Charleston, United States
September 23, 2018
Florida Theatre Jacksonville
Jacksonville, United States
September 26, 2018
Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Orlando, United States
September 28, 2018
The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
Miami Beach, United States
September 29, 2018
The Mahaffey Theater
St Petersburg, United States
September 30, 2018
Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie, United States
October 6, 2018

News Articles7

David Byrne -- Good Genes or Good Docs?
  –  April 15, 2018
David Byrne's good looks are burning down the house! Here's a 27-year-old version of Talking Heads singer performing back in 1980 (left) and 38 years later ... the now 65-year-old solo singer who took the stage at Coachella last night (right). He's the ...
David Byrne – American Utopia Concert – This Must Be The Place
  –  April 19, 2018
I suspect David Byrne would not be averse to the sobriquet as the funkiest nerd musician. Based on his recent show in San Diego, he deserves the moniker. All in, Byrne is not your average rock star. His current album American Utopia includes collaborations ...
Our Top 10 Coachella Sets: Beyonce, Eminem, Cardi B (Duh), but Also David Byrne, St. Vincent, Perfume Genius
  –  April 16, 2018
David Byrne — The ex-Talking Head also brought a marching band ... fearsome solos in deeply electronic songs. Maybe they should learn! Similarly, Perfume Genius, fronted by trans singer/songwriter Mike Hadreas, spend a lot of their songs in atmospheric ...
Pink Talking Fish to Cover Between-Song Banter By Roger Waters, David Byrne and Trey Anastasio
  –  April 1, 2018
Pink Talking Fish have confirmed that they will cover the always colorful between-song banter by Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. According to band founder Eric Gould ...
Album Review: David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’
  –  March 9, 2018
So sings David Byrne early on “American Utopia,” his first solo album ... In contrast, “This Is That,” one of several collaborations with enigmatic composer Oneohtrix Point Never, is a treasure trove of sonic pleasures geared for close headphone ...
How to Build a Music Scene, According to David Byrne
  –  April 17, 2018
David Byrne brings his American Utopia tour to Mesa on April 19 ... Still, something is missing from the venue mix, according to Jack Escobar, vocalist and guitarist for the punk band Acne Superstar. “We need to see more house parties and DIY platforms ...
Pink Talking Fish to Cover Between-Song Banter By Roger Waters, David Byrne and Trey Anastasio
  –  April 1, 2018
Pink Talking Fish have confirmed that they will cover the always colorful between-song banter by Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. According to band founder Eric Gould ...

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