‘SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE’ A CONCERT CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF JACK BRUCE
THE ROUNDHOUSE, 24 OCTOBER 2015
GINGER BAKER, JOSS STONE, IAN ANDERSON AND PHIL MANZANERA ANNOUNCED
NITIN SAWHNEY ANNOUNCED AS MUSICAL DIRECTOR
MORE ARTISTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS TO BE ANNOUNCED, TO PAY TRIBUTE TO JACK BRUCE ON FIRST YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH
‘SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE’ IN AID OF EAST ANGLIA’S CHILDREN’S HOSPICES
London, Monday 16 March: Announced today is ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ a tribute concert to the late Jack Bruce, one of the finest musicians of his generation and sadly missed. The concert, in aid of Jack’s favourite charity, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), will be held on Saturday 24 October at The Roundhouse. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday 18 March and available from www.gigsandtours.com
Artists confirmed so far: Ginger Baker, Joss Stone, Phil Manzanera, Ian Anderson, Vernon Reid, Mark King, Liam Bailey, Fiona Bevan and Jack Bruce’s Big Blues Band. Further additions and special guests yet to be announced. Musical Director, Nitin Sawhney has said:
“Jack Bruce was one of my biggest heroes when I was growing up – a consummate musician, composer and all round rock genius with a killer voice and one of the most creative and versatile musical minds of his generation. Being asked to musically direct this show celebrating his life and work is a great honour and privilege and I look forward to working with an amazing line up of contemporary artists and rock legends.”
Jack Bruce was a music colossus with a restless musical spirit. His 50-year career saw him work with a wide range of collaborators, across many genres. He was respected by all for his inventiveness and instrumental dexterity. He composed some of the greatest songs of the 20th Century including: White Room, I Feel Free, Sunshine Of Your Love, and Theme For An Imaginary Western. His last album was Silver Rails, released in March 2014 and recorded at Abbey Road Studios.
Tickets will be available to Roundhouse members on Tuesday 17 March with general sale available from Wednesday 18 March.
Ticket prices are £37.50 - £45.00 and available from www.gigsandtours.com