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Sat. November 21st 2020
THE DEFINITIVE BOWIE EXPERIENCE A Night of Bowie
Sat. January 14th 2017
The Mary Winspear Centre Sidney BC (All Ages)
A Night of Bowie Syl Thompson
Fri. September 23rd 2016
Charlie White Theatre (All Ages)
The Definitive Bowie Experience A Night of Bowie
Thu. March 31st 2016
Cascades Casino Vancouver BC (No Minors)
A Night of Bowie
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Syl Thompson

Unknown - Confirmed: Jun. 30, 2021
Age: 67 (estimated)

from Victoria BC
Instruments: Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Composition/Songwriting details

Contact Details

Syl Thompson
sylthompson@shaw.ca

guitar vox bass songwriting
* Beginning as a vocalist in his school choir, playing the drums and eventually taking up the guitar, Syl played in many bands during his teens. He went professional in the early 70’s playing local clubs in Nanaimo and touring Vancouver Island. The early 80’s would find him in the Vancouver music scene where he became well known as a vocalist in some of the top club acts of that era. CBS Records showed an interest in one particular band Secret Service which led to sessions with Bill Henderson and Brian Macleod of Chilliwack and Headpins respectively. Also Syl was invited to record with Michael Flicker of Heart fame in the infamous K-Smith Studio’s in Seattle.
Of note, in the late 80’s was his portrayal of David Bowie in Major Tom’s “Seriously a Moonlight Tour” performing extensively across Canada and the southwestern United States. Over the past years, he has built up S&S Studio in Saanich along with his partners to not only record his/their own music but to make available to others an environment conducive to the creative process. *Biographical excerpts from the website "http://anightofbowie.com".

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Current Projects

GroupRoleDates
A Night of Bowie

Past Projects

GroupRoleDates
Green DogGuitar / Vocals70s
The KidzLead Vocals1981-1983
Innocent Bystander 1984Lead Vocals1980-1984

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Videos

A Night of Bowie - Shaw TV Nanaimo
In this video: Syl Thompson
Posted: Jun. 30, 2021
Filmed: Jan. 1, 2017

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Listing last updated/confirmed Jun. 30, 2021