See Mick Fleetwood Honor Peter Green With Gilmour, Tyler,Townshend

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Neil Finn, Pete Townshend, Billy Gibbons, Christine McVie and Bill Wyman also performed at star-studded event of Mike Fleetwood

Mick Fleetwood honored Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green with a star-studded concert at London Palladium on Tuesday, which benefited Teenage Cancer Trust. The show included appearances by David Gilmour, Steven Tyler, Neil Finn, Pete Townshend, Billy Gibbons, Christine McVie, Bill Wyman, Kirk Hammett, and Noel Gallagher among other luminaries.(Source Rolling Stone)

“It’s a full drama of Fleetwood Mac, no doubt. His legacy is alive and well, and as it should be. A major, major part that will never be taken away, and never be down-spoken by any of us. Neil and Mike have tremendous respect for Lindsey. The situation was no secret. We were not happy. It was not working, and we parted company. And that really is the all of it.

 

“The concert was a celebration of those early blues days where we all began, and it’s important to recognize the profound impact Peter and the early Fleetwood Mac had on the world of music,” Fleetwood said in a statement. “Peter was my greatest mentor and it gives me such joy to pay tribute to his incredible talent. I am honored to be sharing the stage with some of the many artists Peter has inspired over the years and who share my great respect for this remarkable musician.”

Fleetwood will act as the house band alongside Andy Fairweather Low, Dave Bronze and Ricky Peterson, and producer Glyn Johns will be the executive sound producer for the concert. The event will be filmed for eventual release and directed by Martyn Atkins.

Exclusive pre-sale tickets go on sale Wednesday November 13th at 10 a.m. GMT while public tickets go on-sale Friday November 15th at 10 a.m. GMT via Ticketmaster. A donation from the event will go to Teenage Cancer Trust, a U.K. charity dedicated to providing specialist nursing and emotional support to young people with cancer.

 

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