David Gilmour in the Year 2004
As part of the Glorious events surrounding the celebration of 50 years of the Fender Stratocaster guitar, David Gilmour will be performing at Wembley Arena on 24th September 2004 in aid of Nordoff-Robins Music Therapy. The concert will feature a mix of legends and contemporary artists. Tickets go on sale on Saturday 19th June 2004 by TICKETMASTER. The show will be sponsored by Miller Genuine Draft have confirmed so far Stratocaster playing heroes including David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Joe Walsh (The Eagles), Hank Marvin (The Shadows), Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music), Paul Rodgers (Free/ Bad Co.), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Mike Rutherford/Paul Carrick (Mike & the Mechanics) and Gary Moore.
They will join forces to pay homage to the world"s favourite guitar. The legends will be joined on the night byAmy Winehouse andJamie Cullum in a triumphant combination of vintage and contemporary artists.
It has been confirmed that David Gilmour will be playing his serial-numbered 001 Stratocaster on the night, the very first of its kind made by Leo Fender in July 1954 (Although it is not the first production model.). Spanning five decades of guitar music and with more artists to be confirmed the MILLER STRAT PACK line-up is already a collaboration of the biggest names history has to offer.