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Pete Townshend Tops The Bill At Tribute Gig

Pete Townshend Tops The Bill At Tribute Gig

Pete Townshend is to headline a special charity tribute night at London’s Roundhouse next month.

Other guests at the all-star corcert will be Steve Winwood, Paul Weller and Bill Wyman, performing in hounour of former Traffic member Jim Capaldi, who died last year.

The night entitled, Dear Mr. Fantasy after the Traffic album of the same name, will take place on January 21, close to the second anniversary of Capaldi’s death.

The tribute show will also be a fundraiser for the Jubilee Action Street Children Appeal, a charity that Capaldi and his wife Anna supported.
Other musicians scheduled for the special gig are former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, Gary Moore, Simon Kirke, Dennis Locorriere, the Storys, Andy Newmark, and Joe Walsh.

Tickets go on sale on December 18.


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