Michael C. Hall to perform David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’

The 2016 Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards is proud to announce a very special performance from the forthcoming David Bowie play Lazarus as part of the live awards show on Thursday (15 September).

Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under), the principal performer in Lazarus, which opens on 8 November at London’s King Cross Theatre, will perform the song 'Lazarus' from David Bowie’s ★ (Blackstar) album backed by play’s house band led by Henry Hey. 

The awards show will also feature performances from the shortlisted albums including The 1975, Skepta, Kano, Bat For Lashes, Jamie Woon, Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Savages, The Comet Is Coming, and Anonhi.

The live show will take place on 15 September at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith and for the first time tickets are available to the general public to watch an incredible line up of artists who have produced the best albums of the last year.

The majority of the artists shortlisted have confirmed to perform one track from their shortlisted album.  The Hyundai Mercury Prize event allows music fans to experience in one evening memorable performances from the most outstanding British albums of the year. For tickets – which start at £25.00 please go to mercuryprizetickets.com