FKA Twigs also performed at the New York event
Composer Philip Glass curated the Tibet House Benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, with the likes of Pop, FKA Twigs, Sharon Jones and others performing live.
Pop, who worked with Bowie several times in the ’70s, performed Bowie’s ‘The Jean Genie’ with members of the Patti Smith Group and ‘Tonight’ with Sharon Jones. Watch footage below, via Pitchfork.
Bowie and Iggy Pop enjoyed a working relationship and toured together in 1976 on the ‘Station To Station’ tour. The pair lived together in Berlin in 1977 with Bowie helping Pop write ‘The Idiot’ and ‘Lust For Life’, his first two solo albums following the end of The Stooges.
Bowie also played keyboards in Pop’s live performances during that period while Pop contributed backing vocals on Bowie’s ‘Low’.
Following Bowie’s death in January, Pop described the icon as “the light of my life” and said: “He resurrected me. He was more of a benefactor than a friend in a way most people think of friendship. He went a bit out of his way to bestow some good karma on me.”
Pop will release new album ‘Post Pop Depression’ on March 18 and has claimed that the record could be his last.