David Bowie to make rare live appearance

At New York AIDS benefit

David Bowie is set to make a rare live appearance at an AIDS benefit in New York.

The Keep A Child Alive Annual Black Ball will take place on November 9 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

According to davidbowie.com, the singer will do “a couple of songs” at the event, which is hosted by his wife Iman.

Bowie is set to make an appearance in an up-and-coming episode of the Ricky Gervais comedy ’Extras’ on BBC2. It airs on Thursday (September 21).