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Glam Svengali Visconti To Play With T-Rex Tonight

Glam Svengali Visconti To Play With T-Rex Tonight

Legendary record producer Tony Visconti is to make a surprise appearance at a T-Rex tribute gig tonight.

Visconti, who produced seven albums for T-Rex in the 70s, and famously had the bright spark idea to shorten the band’s name to T-Rex, although Bolan claimed otherwise

Visconti will play bass tonight with T-Rextasy, at a one-off Bolan commerative show at London’s 100 Club venue.

The tribute band are now in their tenth year of touring, are marking the 30th anniversary of Bolan’s death with a special Re-born and Bopping” show.

Former members of T-Rex think they’re a great tribute, drummer Bill Legend has sad, “They’re the closest you are ever gonna get to the real thing.” Jack Green, former guitarist adds, “it’s just like seeing Marc again.”

T-Rextasy with Tony Visconti are on stage tonight at 10pm. Tickets cost £15.

Click here for further information from the 100 club website

“Tony Visconti, The Autobiography” is out now through HaperColins.


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