Steven Tyler, Christine McVie and others to play at Mick Fleetwood’s all-star concert for Peter Green
11 November 2019, 16:42
Fleetwood Mac‘s Mick Fleetwood has announced a special concert to honour the band's founder Peter Green.
The show will be stage at the London Palladium on February 25, 2020, and will see ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons, Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour, Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler and Christine McVie perform.
Also on the bill are Jonny Lang, Andy Fairweather Low, John Mayall, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey, Bill Wyman and more.
The house band will feature Fleetwood himself alongside 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 said of the show: “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.
“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’…”
Peter Green founded Fleetwood Mac back in 1967, and stayed with the band until 1970. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Green's songs with the band included 'Albatross', 'Black Magic Woman', and 'Oh Well'.