Wednesday, August 16, 2006

ROBERT PLANT And Current And Former DEEP PURPLE Members Sign On For Charity Event

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - ROBERT PLANT And Current And Former DEEP PURPLE Members Sign On For Charity Event: "ROBERT PLANT And Current And Former DEEP PURPLE Members Sign On For Charity Event - Aug. 15, 2006

Launch Radio Networks reports: Robert Plant has signed on for a benefit concert in London that will also feature DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice and former PURPLE keyboardist Jon Lord. They'll perform with a house band that includes ex-WHITESNAKE guitarist Bernie Marsden, ROXY MUSIC guitarist Phil Manzanera, and former PAUL MCCARTNEY keyboardist Paul 'Wix' Wickens. The September 14 event at the Porchester Halls is billed as The Sunflower Jam, and it will raise money for complimentary therapies like spiritual healing, therapeutic touch, reflexology, and aromatherapy massage, which will be administered alongside more traditional cancer treatments, both for patients and their families.

PINK FLOYD's David Gilmour and PROCOL HARUM's Gary Brooker have also been invited, but there's no confirmation yet as to whether they will attend. "

Sounds like a great gig!

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