Amy Winehouse Is About To Tour In 2019 & Yes You Heard Right
Amy Winehouse is set to tour again… via hologram.
The British singer, whose death at age 27 shook the music world, is expected to appear on-stage in the form of a hologram next year, her father, Mitch Winehouse, has revealed.
Seen as one of the most talented singers of her generation, Amy died from alcohol poisoning in July 2011 at her London home, at age 27.
The singer, known for hits such as Rehab, Valerie and Back to Black, had struggled with drinking and drug problems throughout much of her career.
The show will be created by BASE Hologram, the same company who produced hologram tours for deceased artists like 1960s crooner Roy Orbison and opera singer Maria Callas.
One of the more famous hologram performances was that of Tupac Shakur, when he ‘performed’ alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre in 2012.
Winehouse’s hologram will be projected on stage along with her voice and a live band.
Producers hope to take the concert around the world for three years.
Mr Winehouse said all the money the family receives from the show will go to The Amy Winehouse Foundation, which works to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in young people and provide support to those struggling with addiction.
“Fans have been clamouring for something new from Amy, but really there isn’t anything new,” Mitch Winehouse said.
“We felt this would be a tremendous way for Amy both to revisit her fans through a hologram, and also an incredible way to raise money for our foundation.”