Stars line up for Marc Bolan

Marc Almond will join a line-up of artists for a special concert to mark the 35th anniversary of Marc Bolan’s death.

Organised by the PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund, it will also feature former T. Rex producer Tony Visconti and Howie Casey, the band’s saxophonist. The concert will take place on the 15th September at the 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London.

The line-up includes, Glen Matlock from the Sex Pistols, Rick Wakeman, Alvin Stardust, Boy George, Danielz and T.Rextasy, Cockney Rebel’s Steve Harley, Andy Ellison and Linda Lewis.

On being part of the 35th anniversary concert, Marc Almond said: “It’s a privilege to be asked to be a part of something so special. Marc Bolan was an amazing artist and person. It will be a fantastic night to commemorate Marc and T.Rex”.

The Members Benevolent Fund has been helping songwriters and composers in crisis due to illness, disability, older age-related and financial difficulties for 78 years. Since 1977 when Marc Bolan tragically died, a share of his song royalties has been paid to the PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund, enabling his music legacy to assist and inspire thousands of other songwriters.

Tickets are available from: the Shepherd's Bush Empire

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