And his favourite band are playing
The line-up also includes Air and The Secret Machines as well as comic Ricky Gervais.
Bowie said: “I thought it was a very cool deal to be asked to curate the Highline Festival. The request was for me to choose artists and acts that I myself would go out of my way to see.”
The festival will be taking place at various venues around New York, including Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden and Irving Plaza.
The evenet takes place between May 9-19, and tickets go on sale on March 30 at 10am, reports Brooklyn Vegan.
The line up is:
Bang On A Can
Legendary Stardust Cowboy
Spanish Film Retrospective
The Polyphonic Spree
The Secret Machines