On Friday 09 February, the Union and our Live Music Society hosted a charity showcase to celebrate 45 years since Led Zeppelin played a gig at the Union in 1973. Through ticket sales and RAG collections on the night of the concert, we have raised a fantastic total of £414.03 for Ovation.
Ovation is a charity which supports young musicians and provides them with a platform to get involved with making music. Deborah Bonham, rock and blues vocalist and Patron of Ovation, is the sister of John Bonham, the late drummer for Led Zeppelin, so this charity was the … Read the rest
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Did you know rock royalty once took to the stage at the University of Southampton Students’ Union? 45 years ago, Led Zeppelin performed in Garden Court and we are celebrating this anniversary with a brilliant Charity Showcase!
Led Zeppelin performed a one-off gig at the Union in 1973 especially to gain an audible recording and footage of a live performance – Garden Court has some particularly good acoustics! Their main tour date in Southampton was at the Gaumont Theatre (now the Mayflower Theatre).
On Friday 09 February 2018, nine bands from the Union’s Live Music Society will be performing … Read the rest
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