Put on a baggy suit, bust out your angular dance moves and turn on the radio.
David Byrne turns 70-years young on Saturday. The singer, songwriter, filmmaker, writer, actor and music theorist has left an indelible mark on both popular music and American culture. Together with his art school pals in Talking Heads, Byrne turned contemporary music on its ear in the ’70s and ’80s.
And, as he enters his septuagenarian years, Byrne shows no sign of slowing down. In February, Byrne released a single with Australian pop artist Montaigne. And his Broadway smash, American Utopia, was recently extended through April.
So put on a baggy suit, bust out your angular dance moves and tap into your creative spirit with us as we celebrate David Byrne’s 70th birthday on The Independent 89.9 HD4. We’ll play a song by the icon of contemporary art and music every hour on Saturday, May 14.
The Independent airs from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on 89.9 HD4. You can listen on 89.9 HD4, on the WJCT app or via the embedded player on this site (bottom of the page).