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11 November 2019 14:41

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Steven Tyler, Christine McVie and more join Mick Fleetwood’s all-star concert to honour Peter Green

Get the biggest gigs and events stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Mick Fleetwood has announced a one-off concert to celebrate the early years of Fleetwood Mac and honour Peter Green. The show will take place at the London Palladium on February 25. He'll be joined by a huge lineup of musicians including Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Jonny Lang, John Mayall, Christine McVie, Zak Starkey, Steven Tyler and Bill Wyman. Fleetwood says: "The concert is 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. 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." Green co-founded Fleetwood Mac in 1967 alongside Fleetwood, John McVie, Jeremy Spencer and Danny Kirwan, with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joining in 1975.

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They released 10 albums ahead of Buckingham and Nicks joining the group including their self-titled debut which reached the top five on the UK Albums Chart and sold more than one million copies. This summer saw Fleetwood Mac headline two sold-out nights at Wembley Stadium in a career spanning set. You can find out how to get tickets to the London Palladium show below. How to get tickets They go on general sale at 10am on Friday, November 15 via ticketmaster.co.uk. A donation from the event will go to Teenage Cancer Trust.

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There's a host of huge names performing Fleetwood Mac's Mick Fleetwood has announced an all star concert in honour of founder Peter Green. The show, which will be staged at the London Palladium on February 25 2020, will see the like of ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Christine McVie. Other artists on the bill include Jonny Lang, Andy Fairweather Low, John Mayall, Zak Starkey, Steven Tyler, Bill Wyman and more. Legendary producer Glyn Johns will act as executive sound producer on the show and the house band will feature Fleetwood himself along with Andy Fairweather Low, Dave Bronze, and Ricky Peterson. Pre-sale tickets go on sale on Wednesday (November 13) at 10am before tickets go on general sale on Friday (November 15) at 10am. Fleetwood, who curated the list of artists performing, said: "The concert is 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.

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"Peter was my greatest mentor and it gives me such joy to pay tribute to his incredible talent. Green founded the original guise of Fleetwood Mac in 1967 and he performed in the band until 1970. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Meanwhile, Glastonbury boss Emily Eavis recently ruled out Fleetwood Mac as a potential headliner for the iconic festival's 50th anniversary next year. It comes after Fleetwood Mac, who have long been linked with the festival, heightened speculation when Mick Fleetwood told fans at their Wembley show that they still "had a big field to play", before reiterating their desire to play Glastonbury in a subsequent interview.

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Mick Fleetwood is set to steer a new all-star tribute to Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green. The band emerged from the second era of the British Blues Boom, led by Peter Green's sensational guitar playing. Taking their sound into the charts, they offered a largely unfiltered vision of virtuoso blues before Peter Green's mental health caused the band to splinter. Retiring from public view, Peter Green's recovery as the Millennium dawned remains one of British music's most remarkable comebacks. Mick Fleetwood will honour his former band mate at a special show next year, curating an all-star cast for the London Palladium. Taking place on February 25th, all proceeds go to the Teenage Cancer Trust and the guest cast includes Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Jonny Lang, Andy Fairweather Low, John Mayall, Christine McVie, Zak Starkey, Steven Tyler, Bill Wyman and more. Mick Fleetwood comments: "The concert is a celebration of those early blues days where we all began, and it's important to recognise the profound impact Peter and the early Fleetwood Mac had on the world of music. Peter was my greatest mentor and it gives me such joy to pay tribute to his incredible talent." "I am honoured 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. 'Then Play On'…" Tickets go on sale from 9am this Friday (November 15th). Mick Fleetwood will lead an all-star Peter Green tribute at London Palladium on February 25th. Join us on the ad-free creative social network Vero, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks, exclusive content and access to Clash Live events and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold. Make informed decisions with the FT Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting, expert commentary and analysis you can trust. Why did this happen? Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review our Terms of Service and Cookie Policy.