Lonnie Donegan Tribute Attracts Stars

Stars including VAN MORRISON, BILL WYMAN and BRIAN MAY are being lined up to play a tribute concert for rock'n'roll legend LONNIE DONEGAN.

THE ROCK ISLAND LINE TRIBUTE gig at London's prestigious ROYAL ALBERT HALL is set to take place on 21 June (04) and will raise money for CORONARY BYPASS RESEARCH and THE HAREFIELD HEART RESEARCH FOUNDATION.

Other musicians confirmed to play include MARK KNOPFLER, CHRIS BARBER, ARLO GUTHRIE, ALBERT LEE and CHAS AND DAVE.

Donegan died midway though a British tour in November last year (03) aged 71.

16/12/2003 21:07

Contactmusic

Tags: Van Morrison - Bill Wyman - Brian May - Royal Albert Hall - The Research - Mark Knopfler - Arlo Guthrie

Advertisement

More Van Morrison

Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 - First Big Names Revealed Van Morrison, Sinead O'connor Plus Many More.

The legendary Van Morrison will make his debut at Cambridge Folk Festival this year, as headliner for its 50th anniversary. With one of the most...

Bluesfest 2013 Line Up Announced - Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Van Morrison Plus Many More..

BluesFest 2013 announces that Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Van Morrison, Gregory Porter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mavis Staples, Chris Rea are all confirmed for a celebration...

Modern Bluesman Bobby Blue Bland Dies in Memphis Aged 83

Bobby (Blue) Bland, the balladeer whose sophisticated style modernized the blues, has died at his home in Germantown, near Memphis, aged 83. Bobby's death was...

Advertisement

Mellody Hobson Marries George Lucas, But Which Legend Played Live?

Mellody Hobson has married her long-time partner - Star Wars director George Lucas - at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County. The ceremony went ahead on...

R.I.P Bobby Bland: "The Lion Of The Blues" Singer Dies Aged 83

The 'Turn On Your Love Light' star, also known as Bobby "Blues" Bland and "The Lion of the Blues", was extremely influential in the blues...

Advertisement

Comments

Van Morrison Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Van Morrison

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All